Dave The Diver: The Great White Shark Klaus [Walkthrough]

Wanting to face a powerful foe? Discover the location of and tips on beating the Great White Shark, Klaus, in Dave the Diver!

There are lots of dangers lurking in the depths of Dave the Diver. When it comes to sharks, there are a plethora of them, capable of providing you with meat that can last for a long time. But when it comes to Dave the Diver Great White Shark Klaus, it is a totally different story that entails a troublesome fight.

Important: You can only fight The Great White Shark during Stormy Nights.

Key Takeaways
  • Klaus, the Great White Shark, is a boss in Dave The Diver found during stormy nights in his lair marked by a white vortex.
  • Prepare with long-range weapons and enhanced Harpoon.
  • Klaus has three attacks: Dash, Bite, and Whirlpool.
  • Defeat Klaus to unlock the White Shark Omelet recipe and gain the Shark Teeth Necklace Charm, boosting Harpoon damage by 15%.

Where To Find The Great White Shark

To encounter the formidable Great White Shark, Klaus, in the game Dave The Diver, certain tasks must be completed and conditions met. 

Prerequisites

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Clara appears to talk to Dave the Diver about the Great White Shark

Initiating the process requires progression through the main story until an NPC named Sato is encountered and the Marinca app is unlocked.

This application enables you to track the quality and count of fish you’ve obtained.

  • After you’ve unlocked Marinca and the feature of Night Diving via a Bancho Sushi cutscene, Sato will appear by your boat on a random night. 
  • Sato will inform you that a unique boss can be found in the ocean during turbulent, stormy nights. On these nights, you can plunge into the depths in search of a vortex that signals the presence of a boss battle.

However, your first couple of boss battles will not be against Klaus. 

  • You’ll face the Truck Hermit Crab and the Mantis Shrimp as your initial and second boss adversaries, respectively. 
  • After overcoming these two bosses, a special quest will be triggered on a random stormy night. 
  • The occurrence of this quest becomes more likely during a shark event.

Discovering Klaus

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Searching For The Great White Shark in Dave the Diver [captured by eXputer]

Once the quest begins, an elderly woman named Clara will approach your boat on her raft. 

  • She informs you that Klaus, the Great White Shark responsible for her husband’s demise, can now be located in the ocean, specifically on stormy nights. 
  • Clara’s request is for you to help locate the shark’s lair and inform her of its whereabouts. However, events will take an unexpected turn.

To engage in the boss battle with Klaus, jump into the ocean during a stormy night and seek a white vortex. This vortex could be found anywhere from the surface to 50 meters deep, but the likelihood of encountering it increases on the far-right side of the Blue Hole

  1. As you approach the vortex, the rumble of a storm will grow louder, guiding you towards it. 
  2. The sound will be directional, helping you locate the vortex more easily. 
  3. The depths at which the vortex is found can vary for different players.
  4. It can be anywhere between 20 to 50 meters down
  5. However, it often appears in the upper right corner of the first zone explored after starting your dive. 
  6. As soon as you enter the vortex, brace yourself to face the massive, angered shark – Klaus.

Remember, the quest to find Klaus only begins on stormy nights. Make sure you’re equipped adequately and prepared for the challenge before you dive into the ocean. Klaus awaits you in the heart of the vortex, ready for combat.

How To Defeat The Great White Shark

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Fighting against Klaus The Great White Shark in Dave the Diver [image by eXputer]

Here’s how to prepare for and defeat Klaus, the formidable Great White Shark in Dave the Diver.

To defeat Klaus, the Great White Shark in Dave the Diver, follow these steps:

Preparation:

  1. Gear up with long-range weapons like the Sniper Rifle or Grenade Launcher.
  2. Look for yellow weapon chests in the ocean for upgrades and portable oxygen tanks.
  3. Have extra oxygen sources as there’s only one refill tube available.
  4. Enhance your Harpoon with Poison or Flame upgrades for consistent damage.

Solo Battle:

  1. You’ll face Klaus alone initially, so dodge his attacks and deal damage until Clara arrives.
  2. Klaus has three main attacks:
    • Dash Attack: Dodge his quick charges.
    • Bite Attack: Avoid his close-range bites.
    • Whirlpool Attack: Dodge the whirlpools, and be prepared for vertical movement as he takes more damage.

Dodge and Counter:

  1. Focus on dodging during Klaus’s attacks rather than attacking.
  2. When Klaus finishes an attack, use the downtime to strike back.
  3. Keep this pattern until Clara arrives.

Patience and Strategy:

  1. Klaus has substantial health, so take your time and plan your moves.
  2. Rushing into the battle can be risky, so be patient and use a strategic approach.
  3. Continue dodging, countering, and managing your resources until Clara eliminates Klaus and concludes the fight.

By following these strategies, you’ll defeat Klaus and emerge victorious in the battle against the Great White Shark.

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The Great White Shark Whirlpool attack [screenshot by us]

Rewards

Victory against Klaus brings you several rewards. 

  • You can extract meat from Klaus’s body to unlock a unique recipe called the White Shark Omelet under the Research tab. 
  • You can prepare this delicacy using one Artisan’s Flame, which serves up to ten people, though it can only be used once. 
  • Additionally, you will earn the Shark Teeth Necklace Charm, which boosts your Harpoon’s damage by 15%.

With that, you know everything about Dave the Diver, the Great White Shark, Klaus. It is quite a formidable foe, but reaching it is no easy task. You need to complete a fair share of fights before you can even attempt the fight. And even then, you’ll need to be properly prepared to defeat the monster!

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