Role in the series
The Destiny Sword first appeared in the episode special "Jake's Never Land Rescue", Jake finally reaches the door to the Forever Tree after facing the various trials of a fading Never Land. He uses the golden medallion the guardian gave him to open the door. As Jake traverses through the underground tunnel to the find that the Forever Tree, now old and withered with its last bit of power, the old tree creates Jake's new golden sword before it disappears. Meanwhile, the rest of Jake's crew has finally gotten rid of Captain Hook, just in time for the small flying light to find them and lead them to Jake and the guardian, who need their help to make a new Forever Tree grow. They scream, "Yo Ho, Forever Tree Grow!" continuously, and a new Forever Tree grows, the magic is restored, everything reappears, and Never Land is saved.
The Destiny Sword reappears in the special "Battle for the Book", where Jake wields his Destiny Sword during his adventure to assist Wendy and her brothers in retrieving her storybook from Captain Hook, who plots to destroy her stories once and for all. Peter Pan assigns Tinker Bell to contact Jake and his crew, giving her his hat so he can speak to them through it to tell them what to do. When Tinker Bell finds Jake and his mateys, Peter explains the situation to them, and they set off on Bucky to head to London.
The Destiny Sword reappears in the episode special "The Great Never Sea Conquest". When the evil Mer-wizard named Lord Fathom is released from an underwater prison, he sets out to take over the Never Sea by awakening the legendary giant, three-headed serpent, the Strake. Jake forms a team of the greatest captains of the Never Sea to battle the powerful Lord Fathom and the terrifying Strake. The Destiny Sword magically brings the the Mighty Colossus to the surface, before transforming into the Mighty Captain Sword.
The Destiny Sword is featured in the Disney Junior online game "Cave of Mystery", as a power up under the name of the "Super Sword" that Jake can collect. It has the power to destroy obstacles with a single swing. While the Destiny Sword does not appear in the app game "Jake's Treasure Trek", it is featured in various promotional art for it. The Destiny Sword also appears in the Disney Junior online game "Jake's Never Land Rescue Game", which is based on the special "Jake's Never Land Rescue".
- The Destiny Sword is similar to the Golden Bell from the special Jake's Never Land Rescue both objects are made of gold, both objects replace a key object in the series for Bucky his bell he uses to communicate, for Jake the Forever Sword.
- Both objects have only appeared in a specials while the original objects they replace reappear in later episodes after the events of the specials.