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"Make your peace with God, gentlemen. You now face Don Carrera De La Vega. The master of the Thousand-Strike Spin!"
―Carrera de la Vega to Jack Sparrow and Will Turner[src]

Don Carrera de la Vega was a Spanish nobleman who sailed in the Spanish Armada. He was the master of the devastating "Thousand Strike Spin".

Biography[]

Don Carrera de la Vega.

"What is THIS? Could two lone pirates have bested the pride of the Spanish Armada?"
―Carrera de la Vega to Jack Sparrow and William Turner[src]

Carrera de la Vega captured Jack Sparrow and William Turner as they made their way, with the HMS Interceptor, to Tortuga in search of a crew. They managed to severely damage Carrera's ship before Jack made his escape leaving Will behind to briefly serve time in a Spanish silver mine.

Due to Jack's elaboration of events, it is uncertain as to whether he ever met Don Carrera, or even if such a man existed.

Personality and traits[]

Carrera de la Vega was a smug man and relished the opportunity to catch a stolen British vessel or pirates. He was also very impressed by Jack Sparrow and Will Turner for managing to defeat his crew and destroy his ship, implicating he liked a challenge.

Equipment and skills[]

As a Spanish Navy officer, Carrera de la Vega was an accomplished swordsman. He was able to hold his own against Jack Sparrow and Will Turner. His specialty was his self-made move the Thousand Strike Spin. It was a very powerful move, strong enough to shatter the steel plates on the ship's mast.

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