Crab

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Crab
Crab.pngOld-gen console version and 3DS version
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Statistics
Type
Environment
AI TypeFighter AI
Damage20/4072/60108
Max Life40/80176/120264
Defense10/1020
KB Resist0%/10%/20%
BannerCrab BannerCrab Banner
Immune toConfused
Drops
Coins60Pre-Hardmode: 150Hardmode: 240

Crabs are weak enemies found in Oceans, walking along the bottom and occasionally jumping. They may also walk on land, and whether or not they are in water has no effect on their behavior.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Crabs can also be spawned with a Crab Statue. Such Crabs will drop no coins, but are a good source of Shrimp Po' BoysDesktop and Mobile versions and the Crab Banner.
    • The Crabs spawned by a Crab Statue can furthermore be used to make a so-called "Crab Engine".
  • Crabs are very light creatures and suffer from considerable knockback. This can make fighting them a bit irritating, as players have to continually run after them.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Crab: "This hard shelled coastal creature could snip the toes right off a man, among other things. They are not to be trifled with."

History[edit | edit source]