Wilson Portrait
Guess that house is FINished.


Willow Portrait
It's, like... a fin, I guess?


Wolfgang Portrait
Where is rest of fish?


Wendy Portrait
Remnants of destruction.


WX-78 Portrait


Wickerbottom Portrait
The dorsal fin of a friendly cetacean.


Woodie Portrait
Definitely not ballphin-free.


Waxwell Portrait
I could build a decent castle with this.


Wigfrid Portrait
Nö möre will it crest the waves.


Webber Portrait
Probably as close as I can get to these guys.


Walani Portrait
I thought I was the only one around here who'd fallen to pieces.


Warly Portrait
I'd imagine that hurt.


Woodlegs Portrait
Th'fin o'a sea beast.


The Dorsal Fin is an Item introduced in the Shipwrecked DLC. It is dropped by killed Bottlenose Ballphins and can be used to craft Ballphin Palaces. Unlike Shark Fins, Dorsal Fins are not edible to the player, but can be eaten by other mobs and used to tame Wildbores and other Ballphins. They can also be used as a filler in the Crock Pot, falling under the same category as Twigs.

Icon Tools UsageEdit

Inventory slot backgroundDorsal FinInventory slot backgroundDorsal FinInventory slot background Limestone


Inventory slot backgroundSeaweed


Science MachineInventory slot backgroundBallphin Palace

Placeholder TriviaEdit

  • Dorsal Fins were added to the Shipwrecked DLC more than a year after its official completion in the Home Sea Home update, after being tested in a beta branch for several months.
  • Despite being edible and technically a Meat item, Bunnymen will not attack the player for carrying Dorsal Fins.

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