There is a variety of available binding runes.
Known binding runes
- A specific known binding rune is the Allied To rune. It is a temporary Mark used by Shadowhunters, specifically groups who are set to participate in a big battle or skirmish. It allows the individual Shadowhunters to become stronger when closer to their group, but also feel weaker when they are apart.
- There are binding runes can prevent ones' legs from supporting their weight.
- Clary's Alliance rune has also been referred to as a binding rune.
- The binding rune is not to be confused with the loyalty rune that binds being(s) to another.
- For the purposes only of the film: the Bind To rune (the Alliance rune in the books) creates a ring of fire-like handcuffs around someone's wrists and is used on criminals to bind their hands.