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Blackbeard is a character on ABC's Once Upon a Time. He is portrayed by Charles Mesure.


Season 3

During the second Dark Curse, Blackbeard manages to obtain the ship The Jolly Roger and sails as its captain. At some pont, he kidnaps Eric and places him on Hangman's Island where Blackbeard plans on using him as ransom eventually. Blackbeard is eventually confronted by The Jolly Roger's actual captain, Captain Hook. Blackbeard and Hook duel, but ultimately Blackbeard is defeated. Although Ariel, a mermaid who is in love in Eric, pleads with Hook to keep Blackbeard alive so that he can reveal where Eric is, Hook binds Blackbeard's arms and legs and makes him walk the plank into the ocean. Ariel saves Blackbeard without Hook's knowledge.

Season 4

Blackbeard once again captains The Jolly Roger and sails it to the kingdom of Arendelle, where he forms an alliance with Hans to capture Anna and Kristoff before locking them in a chest and throwing the two overboard. When Queen Elsa returns to Arendelle, she stops Blackbeard's terror by shrinking The Jolly Roger in a bottle.

Season 6

In order to get The Jolly Roger back, Blackbeard travels with Hook through a portal intended for Storybrooke. However, the portal takes them to Neverland instead. Upon being pursued by Lost Boys, Blackbeard abandons Hook and leaves the island on a rowboat.

Alternate Timeline

Snow White tries to make a deal with Blackbeard so that she can escape Queen Regina Mills, but he refuses.

Alternate Universe

Blackbeard is the captain of The Jolly Roger, with Hook as his deck hand. Henry Mills tries to convince Hook to use the ship in order to save Emma, and manages to knock Blackbeard unconscious after he threatens Hook.


  • None known (family)

Status: Alive


  • He is based on the infamous Blackbeard, mentioned in the story Peter Pan.
  • Blackbeard's design appears to be based on the original Captain Hook from the Disney film.
  • William Smee describes Blackbeard as "the most cut-throat pirate ever to hoist a sail".


  • S3, E17: "The Jolly Roger" (flashback)
  • S3, E21: "Snow Drifts"

  • S4, E09: "Fall"
  • S4, E22: "Operation Mongoose, Part Two"

  • S6, E16: "Mother's Little Helper"

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