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The Hypno-Hat is a gadget used by Stuart in Minions. Herb Overkill gives this gadget to Stuart to help stealing Queen Elizabeth II's crown.


The Hypno-Hat resembles a large helmet that encases the user's head and can be used to hypnotize targets from a distance.

It does not seem to work on blind foes.


Herb gives the gadget to Stuart so he can steal the crown. Not knowing what it is at first, Stuart accidentally hypnotizes Bob and Kevin. The Minions enter the palace and when they are caught by guards, Stuart hypnotizes them into taking off their clothes and dancing, allowing him and his compatriots to sneak past the guards. Stuart attempted to use it on the Blind Tower Guard, but this fails, forcing them to tackle the guard otherwise.

Stuart later lost the Hat when the glass case containing the crown sunk into the ground, and when the Minions tried to follow it, the Hat wouldn't fit through the hole in the floor.


  • Herb describes it as "his coolest invention ever".


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