Phil's Ancestors are witches that reside in Mali. It is possible that they migrated to Vice City, but the exact date is unknown. Phil's Ancestors are the root cause of all the witchcraft teachings in Vice City, and it remains possible that their roots are linked to Medusa. One of the most common rituals performed by these ancestors are the knife rituals performed by them in Mali. According to a myth, these ancestors used to live in Vice City and began preaching witchcraft, ultimately forming Phil's Coven.