The Grim Buccaneer is a minor antagonist from the Disney Junior series Jake and the Never Land Pirates. He is voiced by Christian Slater.



Many pirates who sail the Never Sea heard of the tale of the Grim Buccaneer's wicked ways. He once served as Captain Colossus as his first-mate but during Colossus's battle with the Strake,Grim left Captain Colossus to face the beast alone. However Captain Colossus manage to beat the beast and soon became aware of Grim's evil nature and desires to claim his battleship as his own, he was forced off the Mighty Colossus. The Grim Buccaneer soon return to claim the Colossus as his own for revenge when he spot its new Captain Jake. Due to his time serving Captain Colossus, Grim has a vast knowledge of the various tricks and secrets of the battleship that even Jake and his crew don't know.


Grim is very ambitious and self-centered. He is a psychopathic villain whose primary motivation is power and is very sarcastic. His main goal is becoming the captain of the Mighty Colossus. He will step on anyone to achieve his goals. He is calm and calculating, but he loses his temper when things don't go his way. However, he is immensely intelligent, devious, cunning, and scheming. He can think on his feet, deduce correct facts from very little clues, adapt his plans to the situations at hand and devise nearly flawless schemes.

Powers and Abilities

  • Expert Strategist: Grim has demonstrated amazing cleverness, as he has showed feats of being able to outsmart enemies multiple times. During his debut, he showed that he was capable of evading capture from Jake and the other pirates despite being greatly out-numbered and over-powered.
  • Speed, Agility & Reflexes: Grim is also very fast and agile, and he possesses good reflexes.
  • Swordsmanship: Grim has demonstrated some swordsmanship abilities, despite it not being known whether he had any training.

Role in the series

The Grim Buccaneer first appeared in the episode "Mystery of the Mighty Colossus," he sneaks aboard the Mighty Colossus and began abducting the various members of Captain Jake’s crew from the shadows.He later reveals him self Jake and a sword fight commence but Grim soon gets the upper hand do to his underhanded tricks and knowledge of the Mighty Colossus.Grim soon locked Jake and the others down within the holding cell holding them prisoners and was plotting to abandon them all on Pirate Dread Island where they will never return.Once at the helm of the Mighty Colossus,Grim savior his victory if only Captain Colossus could see what he accomplished.But this is short lived when Jake and the others manage to escape and confront Grim.Grim attempt to flee but was captured by Jake and his crew.Jake decided to sending Grim to Pirate Dread Island would be the perfect place to keep him from causing trouble in the future but the cunning pirate manage to break free.Grim swears he'll return more powerful then ever and the battleship will become his before vanishing in a cloud of smoke.

The Grim Buccaneer reappears in the episode "The Legion of Pirate Villains! " He pursues Captain Colossus's pet Never Land Fire Bird, Wildfire who has been searching for Jake and his crew help Colossus. Grim summons ShiverJack, Doctor Undergear and Captain Hook to form the Legion of Pirate Villains to help locate Colossus's legendary treasure hidden on Colossus Island. At the end of the special Grim ,Undergear and ShiverJack are left stranded in the middle of the Never Sea on a tiny raft arguing who is the captain of the vessel after being defeated by Captain Jake and Captain Colossus. The villainous trio anger is soon replaced by terror as Tick-Tock the Crocodile emerges out of the Never Sea and attempt to devour them.The Villains flee with the crocodile in hot pursuit.

Episode Appearances


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