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Shark Tooth Island was the 2nd island on Poptropica.

Shark Tooth Island is online and ready to be explored! The citizens of the island are having BIG shark trouble. Only you can save the day by discovering the many secrets of Shark Tooth Island.
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Plot Summary

Professor Hammerhead and a Distressed Mother's son are stranded at sea. Your job is to calm the Great Booga Shark, and rescue them both.

You gather the three ingredients necessary to create the Calming Potion from various locations around the island. You bring them to the Medicine Man, and he helps you to make the potion. The potion is put into coconuts, which are then fired from a cannon at Booga Bay into the sea. The shark leaps out of the water, and eats the coconuts laced with medicine. He falls asleep, allowing you to cross and reach the Castaway Island. There you find the stranded boy and professor. They follow you back across the sea, to the mainland, where the boy and mother are reunited, and the professor awards you the island medallion.


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To see the Gallery Walkthrough of this island, click here.

Quick Guide

Note: For a more in-depth walkthrough, please see our Shark Tooth Island Guide.

  1. Get Carbonated Coconut Milk from the man in front of the Coconut Cafe.
  2. Go right to the Ancient Ruins and push the square block all the way to the tree on the right. Use it to launch yourself onto the temple's roof and get the Translation Key.
  3. Go into the Temple Entrance, hop onto the swinging platform, and land on the left where there's a green keypad on the wall. Enter the code "OPEN" according to the Translation Key. Go left to the Temple Dungeon.
  4. Climb the statue, hop onto the swinging platform, jump on the two platforms to the left, and jump down. Walk left and get the Old Bone.
  5. Go left to the next area, the Temple Treasure Room. Run left and grab the Key Ingredient. Go back up to Main Street.
  6. Go to Booga Bay, to the left of the Ancient Ruins, and obtain a Grass Skirt. Put it on and go right to the Ancient Ruins.
  7. Push the square block to the tree and climb up until you reach the top of the tree. Talk to the Medicine Man and he'll make you a Calming Potion.
  8. Go back to Booga Bay and run right to the cannon. Click above the water to launch the Calming Potion, which the shark will consume.
  9. Now go to the right, past the now-sleeping shark, and arrive on Castaway Island. Talk to the man and the boy, and they will follow you. Bring them back to the woman on Booga Bay. Congratulations, quest complete!


  • Shark Tooth Island can briefly be seen in a television news report after it is destroyed on Super Villain Island, after Zeus ruins Poptropica.
  • The island has 2 places that are both optional to visit. Namely, The Shark Museum and the Tourism Center.
    • Visiting the Shark Museum is not necessary to complete the quest, but you do get to learn more about sharks and see Shark Boy, who is also a Poptropica Creator. It also tells you about the OPEN code. Also, you do not have to get the Shark Fin item, but it's a free accessory.
  • If you use a certain route and never get hurt, the island can be completed in under four minutes.
  • Shark Tooth Island is Poptropica's 2nd island, released soon after Early Poptropica in 2007.
  • Castaway Island (where Professor Hammerhead and his son are stranded) has a volleyball that looks exactly like Wilson from the movie Cast Away.
  • The concept of an old man and a young boy getting stuck on an island could be a reference to The Cay by Theodore Taylor.
  • According to a map in the Shark Museum, Shark Tooth Island is shaped like a shark.
  • There was a bonus hidden handheld item available for a short time in the summer of 2008. It was a chalice on top of a shark statue in Booga Bay.
  • In April 2008, there was a Roman soldier on top of a building on Shark Tooth Island who said, “How did I get here? I should be on Time Twisted Island!” For some unknown reason, he appeared again in mid-February 2014.
  • Professor Pendulum from Time Tangled Island can be seen vacationing in the Tourist Center.
  • According to his statue in the Tourist Center, Professor Hammerhead lived from 1920-1997, but you rescue him alive at the end of the quest. Also, Poptropica only opened in 2007!


2007 Early Poptropica Island | Shark Tooth Island
2008 Time Tangled Island | 24 Carrot Island | Super Power Island | Spy Island | Nabooti Island
2009 Big Nate Island | Astro-Knights Island | Counterfeit Island
2010 Reality TV Island | Mythology Island | Skullduggery Island | Steamworks Island | Great Pumpkin Island | Cryptids Island
2011 Wild West Island | Wimpy Wonderland Island | Red Dragon Island | Shrink Ray Island | Mystery Train Island | Game Show Island | Ghost Story Island
2012 S.O.S Island | Vampire's Curse Island | Twisted Thicket Island | Poptropolis Games Island (before sinking) | Wimpy Boardwalk Island | Lunar Colony Island | Super Villain Island | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Island | Zomberry Island
2013 Night Watch Island | Back Lot Island | BETA Carrotene | Virus Hunter Island | Poptropolis Games Island 2013 (rising) | Mocktropica Island
2014 Monster Carnival Island | Survival Island | Mission Atlantis Island | PoptropiCon Island | Arabian Nights Island
2015 Galactic Hot Dogs Island | Mystery of the Map Island | Home Island | Timmy Failure Island | Escape from Pelican Rock Island
2016 Monkey Wrench Island
2017 Crisis Caverns Island | 24 Carrot Island (Remastered)
2018 Greek Sea Odyssey
2019 Snagglemast Island | Reality TV: Wild Safari Island
2021 Fairy Tale Island | Goofball Island
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Items Calming Potion | Carbonated Coconut Milk | Grass Skirt | Island Medallion | Key Ingredient | Old Bone | Shark Fin | Translation Key
Locations Ancient Ruins | Booga Bay | Castaway Island | The Medicine Man | Main Street (Coconut Cafe | Tourism Center | Shark Museum) | Temple Dungeon | Temple Entrance | Temple Treasure Room
Characters Booga Bay Fisherman | Coconut Milk Vendor | Distressed Mother | Female Explorer | Fruit Bat Man | Giant Caterpillar | Grass Skirt Vendor | Great Beast | Great Booga Shark | Male Explorer | Professor Hammerhead | Medicine Man | Native Islanders | Professor Pendulum | Randomized NPCs | Shark Boy | Shark Fin Vendor | Shipwrecked Boy | Tourist Info Lady | Tourist Lady