Shadow Fins are one of the fin evolutions that you can apply to your shark in Maneater.
Unlocked by finding each of the landmarks dotted around Golden Shores, the Shadow Fins evolution is a part of the Shadow Set, which gives your bull shark a boost to its maximum speed.
Shadow Fins Official Description
“This evolution releases a poison cloud around you when you evade.”
How to Unlock the Shadow Fins
To unlock the Shadow Fins evolution, you first need to gain access to the Golden Shores part of the Maneater map.
In Golden Shores, you’ll then need to find all eight landmarks that are placed around the area.
You need to find the signposts by the landmarks – which show up in orange when you use your sonar (Layout 1: O or B) – and hit them with any of your attacks.
Here’s where to find all of the landmark locations in Golden Shores to unlock Shadow Fins:
Shadow Fins Parameter Boosts
As well as the on evade effects that the Shadow Fins offer, you’ll also see the following parameter increases when you equip them at Tier 5:
- +1 Defence
- +8 Speed
Giving your bull shark a fins evolution that offers a parameter boost of +5 will fill the equivalent of one section. Each full parameter bar consists of 20 sections.
Shadow Fins Effects and Abilities
Upgrading the Shadow Fins evolution with Protein and Mutagen will enhance the effects of its on evade ability, as shown below:
|Tier 1||Tier 2||Tier 3||Tier 4||Tier 5|
|On Evade: You release a poison cloud that puts 1 counter on all creatures within 3 metres.||On Evade: You release a poison cloud that puts 2 counters on all creatures within 3.5 metres.||On Evade: You release a poison cloud that puts 3 counters on all creatures within 4 metres.||On Evade: You release a poison cloud that puts 4 counters on all creatures within 4.5 metres.||On Evade: You release a poison cloud that puts 5 counters on all creatures within 5 metres.|
|Cost to Upgrade: 8,000 Protein||Cost to Upgrade: 10,000 Protein||Cost to Upgrade: 12,000 Protein and 175 Mutagen||Cost to Upgrade: 14,000 Protein and 350 Mutagen||Tier 5 is the highest upgrade level|
Creatures suffer -1% speed, -1% damage resistance, and -1% damage output plus two damage per second for each stacked poison counter (up to 30 poison counters).
Every three seconds, a counter is removed from the creature.
Further Shadow Fins Details
- Required Age: Adult
- Appearance: Your shark gets slick, dark plates on its dorsal and pectoral fins, which become more prominent with each upgrade.
- Total Upgrade Materials: 44,000 Protein, 525 Mutagen
- Set Bonuses: Max Speed Increase (The Shadow Set)