The Monkey Tiki is an object from Jake and the Never Land Pirates. It's a legendary golden monkey idol that has the power to switch its wielders bodies. The idol originally was hidden deep within the lost city of Monkey Picchu on Never Land.
Role in the series
The Monkey Tiki first appeared in the episode "Monkey Tiki Trouble", Captain Hook and his crew uncovered a map leading to the ancient ruins of Monkey Picchu. Unknown to Hook, King Zongo was following him and attempts to steal the idol for himself, however during Zongo and Hook's struggle for the powers of the Monkey Tiki, it causing both captains to switch bodies. Much to Zongo's delight taking full advantage of Hook's crew who believed he was still Hook allowing Zongo to take control of them and the Jolly Roger. However, Mr. Smee began to question Hook's strange actions and once Jake and his crew sail by also notice Zongo's actions. Captain Hook manages to sneak back aboard the Jolly Roger with the aid of the Monkey Pirates, believing he is Zongo. With the assistance of Jake and his crew Hook is return back to his body and command of his ship once more. King Zongo and his monkeys are forced to flee. The Monkey Tiki is last seen as Hook demands Jake and his crew to get rid of it.