Crabs are large, red crustacean-esque creatures that are usually hostile. They populate the Howler Maze, and can also be found in The Pits East and The Unwanted Zone. Adult crabs can be seen patrolling the island and locations of the Howler Maze.
Crabs can also be found in Crab Nests which can number up to 20+ Crabs. Crabs can be nesting inside buildings which are intact in the Howler Maze, making exploring those buildings dangerous. Up to 10 Crab Eggs can be found sitting on the ground in the center of a Crab Nest.
|Teen (0.40x)||16 days|
|Adult (0.60x)||24 days|
|Elder (1.10x)||44 days|
The Statistics here are taken from FCS. Players should be aware that animal characters level up as they grow, and may be stronger or weaker depending on their current age.
|Removing these items from the creature will kill it instantly.|
|Foul Raw Meat||1||1|
Crabs have a blood colour of 128 0 0 RGB.
- Hunger rate: 2
- Vision Range mult: 0.5
- Blood: 66-323
- Bleed rate: 0.4
- Heal rate: 1
- Extra attack slots: 1
- Speed: 6-13 mph
- Combat Move Speed Mult: 1
|Body Part||Total Health||Chance of Hitting|
Crabs can be bought from the Crab Town. Like all pets it is recommended to get them early in the game and trained alongside the player's other characters. As a pet the crab has the slowest movement speed in the game, even when around 80 or higher athletics the crab will struggle to catch up to the player's characters at average athletics. They make up for this by having high damage area of effect attacks. In addition to regular experience gain when attacking, crab get exponentially increasing stats as they grow older. However, the time between this 'stat growth' lengthens but continues even after elder.
During age progressions, crabs will have a higher scale ratio for their attack, dexterity and most significantly their toughness. This makes crabs exceptional at base defense, though they come with a 2x hunger penalty. It is noteworthy that crabs, like every other animal, can use their age progression to exceed the 100 stat limit.
The Pits and The Pits East are prime areas to find Crabs as well as Crab Raiders. They also spawn in the Howler Maze and the Unwanted Zone.
Crabs are also found on Fishman Island. Gurglers will consistently outnumber crabs on the island until the death of King Gurgler, at which point nearly all of the Gurgler nests will be replaced by crab nests.