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"So tell me, what's become of my ship?"
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Shansa the witch
Biographical information


Ethnic group


Eye color


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5' 6½"


55 kg



Behind the scenes
First appearance

Tides of War

Latest appearance

Dead Men Tell No Tales


Golshifteh Farahani

"The price of crossing my door is blood, Captain."
"That explains why you're not so busy."
"Everyone pays, eventually.
―Shansa and Hector Barbossa[src]

Shansa was a sea witch who was active in the Caribbean after the War Against Piracy, aiding pirates such as Hector Barbossa to find out information about individuals.

Biography Edit

Not much was known about Shansa except the fact that she was a sea witch. Over the years, she became popular and nearly legendary because of the rumors about her powers and abilities which allowed her to help pirates and others to know information about individuals.[1]

Meeting Barbossa Edit

As ships of his fleet were destroyed one by one by some mysterious enemy, the notorious pirate Hector Barbossa visited Shansa, hoping that she could solve the mystery for him. Shansa used her powers to find out what was the cause of Barbossa's troubles, eventually discovering that the man responsible for the sinking of Barbossa's fleet was Armando Salazar, a Spanish Royal Navy officer who had come back from the dead with his crew of ghosts. Shansa also told Barbossa that Salazar and his men were searching for the Black Pearl, Carina Smyth and Jack Sparrow.[1]

Personality and traitsEdit

Shansa was shrouded by mystery, being rumored to have amazing supernatural powers and abilities which allowed her to help others find out information about other individuals. She was much like Tia Dalma, but much more mysterious and darker.

Equipment and skills Edit

Shansa was rumored to be someone who possessed supernatural powers and abilities, which allowed her to find more and more information about other people, no matter if it was missing ones or the dead ones.

Behind the scenes Edit

  • Shansa is the second sea witch to appear in the film series, the first being Tia Dalma.
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