Walking speedSpeed
9.0 (total: 900)
4.0 (total: 80)
Size scale
Biome statistics
Oxygen time
60 seconds
Temperature time
10 seconds
Pressure time
5 seconds
Salinity time
20 seconds

The manatee is a tier 9 animal.

Mechanics[ | ]

  • Snapping turtles evolve into manatees.
  • Manatees evolve into crocodiles, hippos and eagles (player-determined).
    • 48,000 XP is required for a manatee to evolve into any of those animals.
  • Manatee drop meat upon death.
  • As a manatee, friendly fire is turned off for other manatees: meaning you cannot damage them nor be damaged by them.

Abilities[ | ]

Passive Abilities[ | ]

Name Image Description
Heal Aura Manatee Heal Aura Swamp animals near you gain 3x regeneration.

If you hit a swamp animal they lose this buff.

Active Abilities[ | ]

Name Image Charge Time Description
Rush Manatee Rush None Boost to gain +30% speed for 5 seconds.
Heal Manatee Heal 0.75 seconds Charge boost to regenerate 33% of your base health (297 total).

Suitable Biomes[ | ]

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

Diet[ | ]

This is a complete list of food that manatees 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.
Bubble All animals that breathe air Bubble 0 Affected by gravity, floats upwards. Spawns out of the window of the shipwreck. Replenishes oxygen to animals that breathe air.
Bird Poop All except for lamprey and seagull Birdpoop 10 Affected by gravity. Automatically spawns below any seagull every 10 seconds.
Plankton All Food 25 Spawns in the ocean.
Ice All Ice 50 Spawns in the arctic and deeeep.
Algae Oarfish, penguin, manatee, tier 1 to tier 6 except lamprey Algae 50 Spawns on the ocean floor.
Yellow Algae Oarfish, penguin, manatee, tier 1 to tier 6 except lamprey YellowAlgae 50 Spawns on the floors of 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.
Person Tier 9 to tier 10 except sunfish and stonefish Man 300 Spawns just above the water. Does not spawn in the arctic.
Flappy Duck Ray to tier 10 Flappyduck 675 Spawns in a horizontal line just below the height limit.
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[ | ]

This is a complete list of terrain that manatees can hide in.

Name Summary Image
Shipwreck One shipwreck always appears on one of the dirt islands that border the ocean and deeeep. Tier 1 to tier 9 animals can hide here. Produces bubbles that can be eaten. Shipwreck
Abandoned House Does not generate randomly, one abandoned house always appears in a specific location to the left of the deeeep floor. Tier 1 to tier 9 animals can hide here. Pineapple

Tips And Tricks[ | ]

  • The healing ability of the Manatee can heal more than the salinity damage, provided the Manatee is damaging a hermit crab shell.
  • Your healing abilities can help you kill some tier 9's and even finish off tier 10's
  • in extreme situations, manatees can kill sunfishes if they're lucky