The Shadow Head is one of the head evolutions that you can apply to your shark in Maneater.
Unlocked by hitting all of the signposts for the landmarks in Caviar Key, the Shadow Head evolution features in the Shadow Set, which offers a max speed increase.
Shadow Head Official Description
“This evolution strengthens your neck muscles, allowing you to whip prey around with ease and lunge at great speed.”
How to Unlock the Shadow Head
The Shadow Head evolution is unlocked by finding all of the landmarks in the Caviar Key part of the Maneater map. There are eight landmarks to be discovered in Caviar Key.
To locate them, use your sonar ability (Layout 1: O or B) when in the general vicinity (helped by upgrading your Advanced Sonar) as the signposts for the landmarks will be illuminated in orange.
Here’s where to find all of the landmark locations in Caviar Key to unlock the Shadow Head:
Shadow Head Parameter Boosts
Equipping the Tier 5 Shadow Head contributes to the Shadow Set bonus, boosts your lunge and thrash, and adds the following ratings parameter boosts:
- +10 Speed
- +2 Damage
Ratings parameters consist of 20 segments: five points are needed to fill one segment. Above, a +5 boost fills the equivalent of one segment on its parameter bar.
Shadow Head Effects and Abilities
The Shadow Head grants your shark a couple of passive effects, as shown below:
|Tier 1||Tier 2||Tier 3||Tier 4||Tier 5|
|Passive: +2% Lunge Speed, +5% Thrash Damage||Passive: +4% Lunge Speed, +10% Thrash Damage||Passive: +6% Lunge Speed, +15% Thrash Damage||Passive: +8% Lunge Speed, +20% Thrash Damage||Passive: +10% Lunge Speed, +25% Thrash Damage|
|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|
Further Shadow Head Details
- Required Age: Elder
- Appearance: The shark’s eyes turn purple with its head and snout being encased in pointed purple plating.
- Total Upgrade Materials: 44,000 Protein, 525 Mutagen
- Set Bonuses: Max Speed Increase (The Shadow Set)