Dave is an intelligent minion who is kind, caring, and funny, but sometimes accident-prone. He is skillful at video games like his friend Stuart, shown when the two are playing on a PlayStation. Dave likes ice cream as shown when Gru calls him and Stuart while they are having an Ice Cream Party, he's still eating Ice Cream before he goes to Gru. He is always very excited as seen when he fired his Rocket Launcher, his signature weapon. He is also good at using weapons and making cupcakes and other foods.