, played by Naomie Harris
, is a fictional character from the movie Dead Man's Chest
and a primary character in the movie At World's End
, in which a significant amount of the plot revolves around her and her powers. It is revealed in At World's End
that she is actually the sea goddess Calypso
Little is known about Tia Dalma's past before the release of At World's End
, except for an association with Jack Sparrow
at some point prior to his recruitment of Hector Barbossa
. It is also known that she was Davy Jones
' lover, and made him the captain of The Flying Dutchman
. Jack also claims that she has tried to kill him before, although she claimed "he enjoyed it at the time", which Jack concedes to, admitting to having enjoyed it.
Before the Brethren Court confined her to a human body, she was the goddess
Calypso. Jack confessed to having "known" her at a time when they had been "nigh inseparable" — Tia had provided him with his strange compass
: a mysterious device that pointed to what the user wants most. When Calypso was captured, the pirates had tamed the sea, but also became less hardy, as regretted by Barbossa.
In the Jack Sparrow
prequel books, Tia Dalma is said to have transformed a girl named Constance Magilore into a cat
. It is also revealed that Jack has known her since he was a teenager.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
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