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The Blacktip Reef Shark is the first playable shark in Hungry Shark World. It is unlocked upon entering the game for the first time.

As suggested by its size group, the Blacktip Reef is the smallest shark in the game and the worst shark in the game.

Pros & Cons


  • First unlockable shark.
  • Slightly fast shark.


  • Can be eaten easily, if the player is not skilled enough.
  • Shark with the Lowest Health in the game.
  • Cannot eat larger prey.
  • Cannot eat larger sharks.
  • Nearly the smallest shark in the game. (Unless you are talking about the 'XS' part)
  • Cannot break anything. (Walls)
  • Very low health which means it can be easily killed
  • Totally useless on land and can easily die from beaching damage.


This is the first shark you unlock but also gets weaker over time as you unlock new sharks.


The following table shows how the Blacktip Reef Shark can be improved with upgrades.

Upgrade Speed Bite Boost Cost
Base 84 72 63 0
1 93 85 70 25
2 102 97 77 50
3 111 110 84 75
4 120 122 90 100
5 (Max) 129 135 97 150



The Sharknobi Skin

In-Game Description

Small, maybe, but you won’t see it coming

Where to Obtain

The skin section of the blacktip reef shark.


In-Game Description

The Porcelain Skin

Looks delicate but much stronger than you think

Where to Obtain

Daily Rewards for update 4.1.2/10th Anniversary Update


  • Despite being the first shark the player gets, Its stats aren’t all-around, like it usually happens: instead, they’re more focused around speed. Despite that, even the slowest S shark is faster.
  • It's the second Reef Shark that is obtainable in the Hungry Shark Series, the first time being Hungry Shark Evolution's Reef Shark.
  • The black reef shark is about 3.5 feet
  • It is one of 3 sharks that have 3 skins ( The first one buy with gems the second one Earn from the 10 year anniversary calendar the third is original skin.)