About Captain Shark
Released on March 15, 2012, Captain Shark is a marine video slot developed by Wazdan. Accordingly, it is set in a fictitious waterbody called Ocean of Fortune that is patronized by a generous shark. Players dive and brush shoulders with host Captain Shark and other aquatic animals on their on their quest for a submerged treasure chest. Themes: aquatic fauna and flora, personification, treasure, and underwater diving.
Captain Shark is the prequel in the two-game Shark series whose sequel is Hungry Shark (May 2017). Another relatable Wazdan-owned video slot is Lucky Fish (July 2019). Captain Shark’s rival slot games include Shark! (December 2018) from Top Trend Gaming, Razor Shark (August 2019) from Push Gaming, and Wild Shark (May 2013) from Amatic Industries.
Five symbols (shark, treasure chest, octopus, crab, and 9) require two, three, four, or five winning combinations. Eight symbols (sea horse, shoal of fish, lone fish, A, K, Q, J, and 10) require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Captain Shark Game Characteristics
Captain Shark has: a partitioned gray-framed white 5X3 grid; 20 fixed paylines whose paths are indicated on the margins; thirteen symbols, seven cash bets, side game, neither a bonus game nor special features, free games, two win multipliers, and regularly pays from $0.02 to $50000.00.
Captain Shark has two special symbols and eleven ordinary symbols. Special symbols: the wild-and-substitute is a cigar-smoking white-snouted blue shark, wearing a golden necklace and a navy captain hat and in a red-and-white swim ring; and the free spins-offering scatter is a locked steel-framed brown treasure chest on the sea bed.
Ordinary symbols: a purple-and-white octopus; an orange crab; a green sea horse; a shoal of white-striped blue-and purple reef fish; an orange-and-white reef fish; a red A; a green K; a purple Q; a red J; a cyan 10; and a blue 9.
Captain Shark’s coin values: $0.01, $0.05, $0.25, $0.50, $1.00, $2.50, and $5.00. Captain Shark’s cash bets: $0.20 (minimum), $1.00, $5.00, $10.00, $20.00, $50.00, and $100.00 (maximum).
Betting $100.00 attracts these Captain Shark payouts. Two, three, four, and five winning combinations. Treasure chests pay $200.00, $500.00, $2000.00, and $50000.00. Sharks pay $50.00, $1250.00, $12500.00, and $45000.00; and the octopuses, or crabs pay $10.00, $125.00, $625.00, and $3750.00. When the shark is a substitute among the octopuses or crabs, the payout is $20.00, $250.00, $1250.00, and $7500.00. And 9s pay $10.00, $25.00, $125.00, and $500.00; moreover, a shark substitute among 9s pay $20.00, $50.00, $250.00, and $1000.00.
Three, four, or five winning combinations. Sea horses pay $100.00, $500.00, and $2000.00; sea horses with a shark substitute pay $200.00, $1000.00, and $4000.00. Shoal of fish, or lone fish pays $75.00, $375.00, and $12500.00; reef fish with a shark substitute pay $150.00, $750.00, and $2500.00.
A, or K pays $50.00, $250.00, and $625.00; A, or K plus a shark substitute pays $100.00, $500.00, and $1250.00. Q, or J, or 10 pays $25.00, $125.00, and $500.00; Q, or J, or K accompanied by a shark substitute pay $50.00, $250.00, and $1000.00.
Three, four, and five treasure chests offer: 15 free games, 30 free games, and 90 free games, respectively. All wins during the free games get X3 win multipliers. As showed above, the shark substitute doubles the payouts if it appears in the ordinary symbols’ winning combinations. Side game: predicting a black or red card. Captain Shark’s non-progressive jackpot is X5350, which (5350X100) is $535000.00.
The good Captain Shark software features include: tortoise, rabbit and cheetah speed modes; a standardized volatility level; available in 19 languages; supports Windows, iOS, Android, and HTML5; supports desktops, mobile and laptops; a mobile version fitted with a slider that allows 5/10/15/20/25/30/35/40/45/50/55/60/65/70/75/80/85/90/95/100/125/150/175/200/250/300/350/400/450/500/1000 autospins, with $1.00-$1000.00 single win and cash increase/decrease limit; and a desktop version with clickable 10, 20, 30, 50, 70, 100, 500, or 1000 autospins with up to $1000000.00 limits.
Ambient background: concerto. Sound effects: chinking, underwater bubbles, and chuckling shark. The colorful sea plants aside; the animated 3D graphics include: dolly zoom, bubble-blowing and winking orange fish, self-opening treasure chest, bobbling shark, radiant rotating background, jumping crab, spinning seahorse. and octopus flapping its tentacles.
Luck in Captain Shark
A game of chance, the RTP rate of Captain Shark is 96.25% and the house edge is 3.75%.