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Sprite of Dave from Wario: Master of Disguise

Daves are enemies that appear in Wario: Master of Disguise. They are German Shepherds that are trained as police dogs by Sergeant Houndstooth, and can only appear in the Smithsnorian Museum when Nigel B. Whistlebottom summons other security guards. Dave attacks Wario by rearing up on its hind legs and punching with its paws; they cannot be defeated, but Wario can still knock them out for a few seconds.

In-game description[edit]

A regal canine who overcame his mutt roots to become a true police dog at the tender age of one (or seven in dog years). His pugilistic skills are a wonder.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ケンタロウ
Pun on「犬」(ken, the on'yomi reading of "dog") and Japanese given name「健太郎」(Kentarō)
German Bello A very common name for dogs in the German-speaking world, which is derived from "bellen" (to bark)
Italian Ringhio Growling
Spanish Pérex Portmanteau of "Pérez" (a common Spanish surname) and "Rex" (a common name for dogs)