For other uses, see Voodoo Doll (disambiguation)

A voodoo doll resembling Jack Sparrow.

"I will show you the way of the dark arts. We begin with a trifle. Look upon it. The learnin' of the doll bein' the learnin' of its construction. Each must make their own."
Tia Dalma[src]

Voodoo Dolls were dolls made by various practitioners of Voodoo. They were known as items of immense magical power. Made to represent the spirit of a person, you could enslave unwilling victims or perform actions upon the doll that can be felt by the person.


"Why is it always magic and curses and metal ships and weird little dolls?"
Jack Sparrow[src]
Las Pulgas

An undead skeleton uses a voodoo doll against pirates.

The voodoo doll is used to represent the spirit of a specific person. You can address the doll as if you are talking to that person, requesting a change in attitude, influencing the person to act in accordance with your wishes, your desires. Blackbeard made a voodoo doll resembling Jack Sparrow so he would lead them to the Fountain of Youth.[1]

Voodoo doll

Voodoo doll from the Dead Man's Chest poster.

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"Stupid. They only make little figures of the important folk."
"Tia Dalma. I thought you were past this."
"Those be faked and you know it.
Pintel, Jack Sparrow, and Tia Dalma[src] (original screenplay)

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