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Quote1 Mumbo Jumbo! Abracadabra! Alakazam! Hocus pocus! Quote2
Mumbo's standard spell incantations[src]


Mumbo
Mum
Real name Unknown
Aliases The Amazing Mumbo
Place of Origin Unknown
Headquarters Jump City
Species Human (magically changed)
Affiliations Teen Titans, Brotherhood of Evil
Partners N/A
Relatives Unknown
Powers & Abilities Capable of conjuring extremely potent magic through his magic wand and hat
Weapon Magic wand,
Magic hat
Goal To get rich,
Defeating the Teen Titans
Voiced by Tom Kenny
First Appearance The Sum of His Parts

Mumbo Jumbo is a villain and an enemy of the Teen Titans.

Character HistoryEdit

Mumbo Jumbo is a small, underprivileged sleight-of-hand magician who happened to find a conjurer's hat and wand which were actually magical. The magic, however, drove him mad, and he subsequently made his living as a master thief, coming into frequent conflict with the Teen Titans.

Mumbo Jumbo clashed with the Titans after he had robbed a jewelry store and fled to a junkyard. During the fight, Cyborg, whose power cell was nearly drained at that time, was lost, and the other Titans presumed that Mumbo had taken him hostage (actually, Cyborg had been found by the cybernetic hermit Fixit and brought into his underground lair for repairs). After the Titans having chased Mumbo Jumbo all over the city, Robin finally managed to get hold of Mumbo Jumbo's magic wand and broke it, nullifying Mumbo's enchantments. When Cyborg failed to show up, the Titans returned to the junkyard - after they had delivered Mumbo to the authorities, despite the latter's high hopes.

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Mumbo in his human form.

At some unspecified point, Terra, who was a member of the Teen Titans at that time, captured Mumbo Jumbo right after he attempted to run out of a bank he had just robbed by sky-slamming him into the air with a rock (shown in a flashback in the episode "Aftershock, Part 2.")

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"I just love a captive audience!"

Later, Mumbo Jumbo was caught by the Teen Titans robbing the city's central bank. When Raven displayed a lack of appreciation for his magic tricks, Mumbo Jumbo decided to outdo her. He drew Raven and the remaining Titans into a pocket dimension in his hat, which was populated by Mumbo Jumbo look-alikes, turned them into animals and limited Beast Boy's shape-changing ability to objects only, and prepared to eliminate them in the grand finale of his own theater show. With their powers gone, the Titans were rendered helpless - until Raven managed to outsmart him by painting herself and the others that they optically blended in with the stage and fooling him into opening her cage. This action released the Titans and Mumbo Jumbo's loot from the hat, and Mumbo Jumbo was apprehended and taken to jail.

Later, Mumbo Jumbo was recruited into the Brotherhood of Evil. He participated in Ding Dong Daddy's race for Robin's most secret possession, but was taken out in a mass crash triggered by Red X. When Beast Boy lead Mas, Herald, Pantha, and Jericho in an assault to the Brotherhood's Base, Mumbo was defeated by Beast Boy's Tyrannosaurus form. It is assumed that Mumbo was frozen at the end.

AppearanceEdit

Mumbo Jumbo's uniform consists of a normal magician's clothing. He wears a black turtleneck tuxedo with a white chest pad and a yellow flower pinned to his chest. He also wears a top hat, gloves and a mask. The mask he wears is identical to Robin's and Speedy's.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

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Mumbo up to his tricks

Mumbo Jumbo is a powerful magician, but the magic he can produce - mainly due to the nature of his paraphernalia and his state of mind - is limited to stage magic, conjuring, and comedic effects. These include (but are not limited to) conjuring masses of flowers and cards to distract opponents, polymorphing people and objects at will, animating lifeless objects, and making objects disappear into his hat. He doesn't seem to have any experience in fighting at all.

AppearancesEdit

TriviaEdit

  • He is one of the three villains who have cried before. The other two are Kitten and Soto.
  • He is one of the bosses in the videogame of Teen Titans made for Playstation2, XBOX, and GameCube. He is also a playable unlocked character.
  • The only season Mumbo Jumbo doesn't make a physical appearance in is Season 4, but there is a Mumbo Jumbo Alarm Clock in Season 4 in Titans' Tower.
  • Tom Kenny, who plays Mumbo Jumbo, also plays Starscream from Transformers Animated. Both shows were produced by the same company in similar animation.
  • He has the same mask as Robin and Speedy.
  • Mumbo Jumbo has the name of of another character in the Banjo-Kazooie series. This Mumbo uses magic and have transformed the main characters into animals as well.
  • He shares a voice actor, white beard, light blue skin, and the origin of finding magic headwear and going mad with the ice king from adventure time.

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