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Ghost of Merlin
Ghost of Merlin
Vital Statistics
Species Human/ghost
Gender Male
Hair color White
Eye color Black
Other Statistics
Identity Zarko
Reason To steal jewels
Powers and abilities Teleportation; mesmerism
Affiliation Black Knight
Production Details
First appearance TSDS: Scared a Lot in Camelot
Played by John Stephenson

The Ghost of Merlin was the disguise of Zarko the magician.

Physical appearance

Merlin's ghost resembled a Caucasian male with a large white mustache and beard. He wore a red wizard robe and a pointed orange hat with various yellow shapes on it, such as stars and moons.


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Powers and abilities

  • Teleportation: Using stage magic tricks like puffs of smoke and projections, he made himself and the Knight appear and disappear.
  • Mesmerism: He temporarily hypnotized Shaggy Rogers and Scooby-Doo into thinking they were his evil henchmen.


The Scooby-Doo Show

Season one

Zarko unmasked

Zarko unmasked.

He also disguised his henchman as the Black Knight to steal Shaggy Rogers's uncle's jewels.


Other continuities

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

Merlin 2

Costume in the Coolsonian.

Its costume was on display in the Coolsonian Criminology Museum.

In other languages

Actor Language Notes
Harald Mæle Norwegian


  • The Ghost of Merlin appears in the opening of The Scooby-Doo Show.

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