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Wilson Portrait
Guess that house is FINished.

Wilson

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

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait
Where is rest of fish?

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait
Remnants of destruction.

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait
DO ORGANICS HAVE DETACHABLE PARTS?

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait
The dorsal fin of a friendly cetacean.

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait
Definitely not ballphin-free.

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait
I could build a decent castle with this.

Maxwell

Wigfrid Portrait
Nö möre will it crest the waves.

Wigfrid

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

Webber

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

Walani

Warly Portrait
I'd imagine that hurt.

Warly

Woodlegs Portrait
Th'fin o'a sea beast.

Woodlegs

Wilba Portrait
IN-FIN-ITE JEST

Wilba

Wormwood Portrait
EEE?... EEE?...

Wormwood

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

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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.


Items and Structures dropped by Mobs
Edible Items Batilisk WingButterButterfly WingsDeerclops EyeballDrumstickFrog LegsGuardian's HornGlow BerryHoneyLeafy MeatLight BulbMandrakeMeatMonster MeatMorselPhlegm
(Electric MilkGlommer's Goop Reign of Giants icon) (BananaBlubberCoconutDead DogfishDead JellyfishDead Rainbow JellyfishDead SwordfishDead WobsterDragoon HeartEye of the Tiger SharkFish MorselRaw FishTropical FishShark Fin Shipwrecked icon) (Flytrap StalkNectarPoison Dartfrog Legs Hamlet icon) (Royal Jelly Don't Starve Together icon)
Crafting Resources AshesAzure FeatherBeard HairBeefalo HornBeefalo WoolBlue GemBunny PuffCharcoalCrimson FeatherFlintGearsHound's ToothJet FeatherLiving LogMosquito SackNightmare FuelPig SkinPurple GemRed GemRocksSilkSlurtle SlimeSlurper PeltSpider GlandSteel WoolStingerTentacle SpotsThulecite FragmentsWalrus Tusk
(Cat TailDown FeatherGlommer's WingsScalesThick FurVolt Goat Horn Reign of Giants icon) (Dorsal FinDoydoy FeatherDubloonsEmpty BottleHornMagic SealObsidianQuacken BeakShark GillsSnakeskinTurbine BladesVenom Gland Shipwrecked icon) (ChitinHippopotamoose AntlerIron OrePeagawk PlumePlatapine QuillPig Skin?Thunder FeatherWeevole Carapace Hamlet icon) (Cut GrassDesert StoneFur TuftHoneycombSaffron FeatherShroom Skin Don't Starve Together icon)
Loot Blow DartBlueprintFleshy BulbKrampus SackOrnate ChestSpider EggsShelmetSnurtle Shell ArmorSpiderhatTam o' ShanterTentacle Spike
(Webber's Skull Reign of Giants icon) (Booty BagChest of the DepthsEyeshotHarpoonIron KeySnake OilTarnished CrownYellow Mosquito Sack Shipwrecked icon) (Bandit Stash MapHalberdRoyal CrownSnake BoneSwashy HatTorch Hamlet icon) (Bee Queen CrownBone HelmBone ArmorChilled LavaeDeer AntlerFossil FragmentsLavae EggRoseShadow AtriumShadow ThuribleSketchStag Antler Don't Starve Together icon)
Indirect BeeBeefalo WoolButterflyCrowFirefliesGuanoManureRedbirdSeedsSnowbirdRabbitMosquito
(Glommer's GoopMoleworm Reign of Giants icon) (Bile-Covered SlopBioluminescenceCormorantCrabbitJellyfishParrotParrot PirateRainbow JellyfishRoeSeagullToucanWobster Shipwrecked icon) (Gold NuggetKingfisherOrange PikoPigeonPiko Hamlet icon) (CanaryCut Grass Don't Starve Together icon)