Giant Crab

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Atlas Creature Crab.jpg
Common Name Crab
Group Invertebrates
Diet Rotten meat
Nature Unknown
Release version Steam.svg v100.1
Tameable Yes
Rideable Yes
Equipment Tier 3 Saddle.png Tier 3 Saddle
Other information
Spawns in Deep Ocean Trench
Rarity Unknown

Giant Crabs (or simply Crabs) are one of the mythical creatures in ATLAS

Basic Information[edit | edit source]

Behavior[edit | edit source]


Appearance[edit | edit source]

Multiple colors; including, red, green, purple, albino, pink

Drops[edit | edit source]

Stats[edit | edit source]

Domestication[edit | edit source]

Taming[edit | edit source]

  • Preferred Method: Damage it with the submarines claws/ballista bolts until its health is in the red and then punch it to stun it for 90 seconds. Keep Squid Innards.png Squid Innards in hotkey slot 0 press e to feed. You must have taming Level 3. Apparently does not tame with other foods (tested with Vegetable.png Vegetables.)
  • Alternate Method: Using diving equipment to go to the trench, damaging it with spear bolts and then swim near it with an equipped sword also stuns them.

Once tamed, crabs eat Rotten Meat.png Rotten_Meat.

Utility[edit | edit source]

Riding a Crab requires a Tier 3 Saddle.png Tier 3 Saddle
It can carry heavy loads across great distances through the use of its jump mechanic. It can grab players, tames and wild creatures with both claws. [1] On a PvE server, the Crab will only carry Company or personal tames and players. On a PvP server it can pick up non-friendly players.

Combat[edit | edit source]

The Crab has two attacks. Right-click on the mouse and it will smash with its right claw; Left-click and it will smash with its left claw. Pressing both the right and left mouse buttons and it will smash doubling its damage.

Known Locations[edit | edit source]

You can find Crab.png Giant Crab in the regions linked in the chart below. Please store specific location information in the pages for the regions where you have found it. (How To Add a Region)

Found in the Deep Ocean Trench.

1 E1
3 I3
4 B4
5 G5
6 E6 K6
7 G7
9 B9
10 H10

X = No Crab's in this grid (confirmed)

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Much like the Kraken the Giant Crab is based on another creature from Ark Survival Evolved's expansion pack Aberration with the Giant Crab being based on the Karkinos.

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