The Leatherback Turtle is a tier 10 animal.

Leatherback Turtle
Leatherback Turtle
Walking speedSpeed
9 (total: 900)
6.5 (total: 130)
Biome statistics
Oxygen time
110 seconds
Temperature time
10 seconds
Pressure time
60 seconds
Salinity time
20 seconds

Mechanics[ | ]

  • Sea turtles evolve into leatherback turtles.
  • 48,000 XP is required for a sea turtle to evolve into a leatherback turtle.
  • Leatherback turtles do not evolve into any other animals, as they are one of the latest animals.
  • Leatherback turtles drop meat upon death.
  • As a leatherback turtle, friendly fire is turned off for all tier 1 animals: meaning you cannot damage them nor be damaged by them.

Abilities[ | ]

Passive Abilities[ | ]

  • You're immune to poison.
  • You move in short bursts, and if you hit an animal during a burst, you deal boost damage.
  • Being hit on the head bypasses your armor

Active Abilities[ | ]

Name Image Charge Time Description
Shield Leatherback Shield 0.75 seconds Charge boost to create a shield (HM: 200 total), which lasts for 2000 MS

All recoil is dealt to the shield instead of you.

Bleed, poison and electric shocks can bypass the shield, with shock disabling it.

Grab Break Leatherback Grabbreak 0.75 seconds Charge boost while being grabbed to break out of it, letting you go and stunning the opponent for 1000 MS.

This doesn't work with coiling and latching animals and consumes a boost bar.

Suitable Biomes[ | ]

  • The suitable biome for the leatherback turtle is the ocean and the ocean surface.
    • If a leatherback turtle enters the ocean, it will lose oxygen; however it can swim and its oxygen time is long enough for this to not matter.
    • If a leatherback turtle enters the arctic, it will lose oxygen and temperature.
    • If a leatherback turtle enters the arctic surface, it will lose temperature.
    • If a leatherback turtle enters the deeeep, it will lose oxygen and pressure.
    • If a leatherback turtle enters the swamp, it will lose oxygen and salinity.
    • If a leatherback turtle enters the swamp surface, it will not regenerate salinity.

Diet[ | ]

This is a complete list of food that leatherback turtles can eat.

Name Can be eaten by Image XP Description
Barb All except for the stonefish who spawned it Barb 0 Spawns behind a stonefish using their active ability. Deals damage upon eating it (7% of max life). Poisons anyone who eats it with a base DPS of 10% that lasts 5 seconds (except poison-immune animals). Despawns after 4 seconds.
Bird Poop All except for lamprey and seagull Birdpoop 10 Affected by gravity. Automatically spawns below any seagull every 10 seconds.
Plankton All Food 250 Spawns in the ocean.
Ice All Ice 250 Spawns in the arctic and deeeep.
Volcano Food All except lamprey Lavabubble 125 Affected by gravity, floats upwards. Spawns out of volcanoes, which can be hidden in and are located in the arctic and the deeeep. When eaten as an animal that is not suited to the arctic, it will replenish some of your temperature.
Meat All Meat 1000 Spawns where an animal dies (tier 2 to tier 10 animals only). The amount of meat that spawns depends on what animal it was.

Hiding Places[ | ]

Leatherback turtles cannot hide anywhere as they are a tier 10 animal.

Tips and Tricks[ | ]

  • Leatherbacks are great at countering whales, as they rely on their tanky-ness, you'll easily take down any cachalot
  • Leatherbacks also can fight against some deep animals, like the Giant Squid
  • You survive in the deep, but always watch your oxygen meter!!