Jafar's Snake Staff is an object in the movie Aladdin. In the movie, it is used by Jafar to hypnotize the Sultan to get what he wants. It is also used and upgraded after Jafar becomes sorcerer based on his second wish. It has made various apearences every now and then. In the MCF series, it is one of the most dangerous weapons in the series since it belonged to Jafar. Angela sometimes carries it with her in vengeance of her adoptive father/teacher and the Biskits get their own as presents from Angela, their teacher.
In the original film, the staff was shown to have the ability to use hypnosis, as shown when Jafar used the staff to get the Sultan to hand over his mystic blue diamond ring to him. In another scene, Jafar attempted to use the staff's power to have the Sultan allow him to marry Princess Jasmine. However, the fanfare caused by the arrival of Prince Ali (Aladdin) distracted the Sultan before he could finish his hypnotized response.
He later brainwashed the Sultan shortly after attempting to have Ali killed, trying to have him state that Jasmine must marry Jafar. However, Ali revealed himself to have survived and exposed that Jafar had tried to have him killed. When Jafar claimed that he was lying, Ali deduced how Jafar was able to persuade the Sultan, and destroyed the staff, with Jafar exposed for his villainy as a result. Later on, Jafar steals Aladdin's lamp, taking over his role as the Genie's master. He uses his second wish to become the most powerful sorcerer in the world. His staff was restored but it now more powerful, with open fangs and had many skills including moving people and objects. During the final battle, the staff soon disappeared when Jafar become a snake, and then an all powerful genie.
The Return of Jafar Edit
In the sequel, Jafar is freed from his lamp, and after transforming into his human form, he retained his staff and it was by his side throughout the entire film. It's original purpose was also alluded to by Iago and Aladdin, where the former claimed he had been a victim of the hypnotic properties, and Aladdin also believed it after he had been saved by Iago and tried to tell the Sultan this was the case with them not believing him. It had its original look and shot laser bolts from the eyes. He was also shown holding it in his Genie form. It is unknown what happened to the staff after Jafar's death, but it could be assumed that it was destroyed along with or after his lamp.
Hercules and the Arabian Night Edit
In the Aladdin and Hercules crossover, the staff was given its largest role and once again had its original look. In the episode, Hades, Lord of the Underworld, decided to revive Jafar from death after his demise in The Return of Jafar. The staff was used to keep him alive, and if he ever lost it, he would become a lifeless spirit once more. This staff was extremely powerful; creating things like live scorpions and shot fireballs. This staff was once confiscated by Hades after Jafar, in hysteria, started causing destruction in the underworld, as a means to force him to cooperate.
However, the creations of the staff can only exist as long as the staff exists, otherwise the creatures will fade out of existence. Aladdin and Hercules destroyed it during their battle against Jafar and Hades, and with it, Jafar was killed once again and his soul was sucked into the River Styx for good.
MCF Stories Edit
In the MCF series, it appears from time to time as Jafar carries it sometimes. Here he uses it to frame Plantara in the episode "Mystery of the Enchanted Garden" and some other episodes. After Jafar's defeat in Season 1, the staff is kept in his lair. His successor/daughter Angela possesses the staff to carry in vengeance(though he temporarily returns from the grave in MCF and the Return of Jafar). The Biskit Twins, Brittany and Whittany become pupils to Angela and they carry their own version of the staff with Brittany's being black and Whittany's being white and both have skulls on the side as decorations.
Powers and Users Edit
It was shown to have the powers of:
- Hypnosis: The ruby eyes made those who gazed into them become susceptible to Jafar's suggestions and obey his every order
- Conjuration: Conjuring a giant hourglass in which Jafar imprisoned Jasmine and a wall of swords to stop Aladdin
- Transformation: Turning Raja into a kitten and Abu into a toy
- Weakening: By unraveling Carpet into a pile of thread
- Telekinesis: Controlling Aladdin, Jasmine, and an entire tower to move in accordance to Jafar's will
Note: Of the powers above, only hypnosis was used from the start. The other four were granted as a direct result of Jafar's second wish.
There have been varieties of users in the MCF series, but some will have copies of it or their own version.
- Jafar(Aladdin; MCF series)
- Angela(MCF series)
- Brittany and Whittany Biskitt(RMCF: Castle on Me; RMCF: Blythe's Special Mission)
- Mystery Case Files: The Fanfiction(debut; all episodes)
- MCF: Families Reunited at Last(unknown episode)
- MCF and the Return of Jafar
- RMCF: Castle on Me
- MCF: Another Arabian Adventure
- RMCF: Blythe's Special Mission
- Mystery Case Files Origins