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How to catch a seahorse in Dave the Diver

Catching a seahorse in Dave the Diver is surprisingly tricky if you don't have the right equipment, so let us help you pick out the right tools for the job.

Dave the Diver is looking at a grey seahorse in the middle of the ocean. Some corals shine on the sea floor.

How do you catch a seahorse in Dave the Diver? These majestic creatures are everywhere in the deep blue ocean, but despite being tiny compared to many of the fish available for you to hunt, they’re rather slippery critters. Not even the mighty harpoon or your other ballistics can affect them.

To fish up any of the different Dave the Diver seahorse species, as well as a few other smaller critters such as prawns, you will need to upgrade your arsenal. You won’t need to progress too far in the RPG game before you can do this, but it may take several dives before you can nab one for yourself. We’ll let you know exactly what you need to get these critters and how far into Dave the Diver it is before you get it.

A young girl talking through her puppet is suggesting that Dave uses a bug net to capture small sea creatures such as seahorses in Dave the Diver.

How to catch a Dave the Diver seahorse

You must find or unlock the bug net to catch the seahorse, which only appears during the day in Dave the Diver. As long as you have one, you will see a button prompt to swipe the net in its direction. Once caught, ensure it’s still in your inventory when you surface to add it to your collection.

How to get the bug net in Dave the Diver

To get the bug net, you’ll need to complete the side quest ‘Reticent Girl’ in the sushi restaurant for the girl named Maki. You’ll need to serve Maki Kombu and White Trevally Ochazuke. She’ll appear after you transport the sea people as far as the blocked path that requires gloves to progress further into Chapter 2.

With the correct gear, you should now be able to fish a seahorse in Dave the Diver. This charming indie game has plenty of other obstacles you have to overcome to progress further into the deep blue, not least of which is managing your staff in the sushi bar.