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Lesser Crab

Enemy Type Beast
Weakness  
Resistances ??
Immune ??

Lesser Crab is an Enemy in Dark Souls 3.

 

Enemy Description

  • Though much larger than "real world" crabs, these tiny enemies pose little more than a nuisance.
  • Greater Crabs will often rush to their aid.

 

Combat Information

  • They're quite slow and don't have much in terms of range or damage.
  • Their aggro range is very short, almost near enough to touch them.
  • Easily dispatched in a hit or two.
  • Immune to Rapport.
  • Can be affected by Toxic, Poison, and Bleed.

 

Notes & Trivia

  • The small crab in the Catacombs is the only one with a normal aggro range. It appears after breaking the second Skeleton Ball, meaning it was also a part of it. 
  • The catacombs crab is the only one who drops Blooming Purple and Rime-blue Moss Clumps, but 100 farming runs (at 290 item discovery) yielded 1 of each, so don't bother farming for either.
  • The skeleton balls will respawn if you quit/reload, even if you have killed the crab. So when the boulder hits the wall, and breaks once more, it will spit out a dead crab.

Drops

Locations

Variations

Variation Name

Location Drops
Road of Sacrifices  100 36 

 Bloodred Moss Clumps, Purple Moss Clump

       

Variation Name

Location Drops
Catacombs of Carthus  ?  ?  Blooming Purple Moss Clump, Rime-blue Moss Clump
       

 

 

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    • Crab Souls13 May 2016 09:53  

      what if crab was a race option in dark souls 4? I know it will never happen, but I wana play as a crab, smash ankles, gain souls and become a giant crab. Just imagine everyone you rescue wanting to be in the service of a crab. And that nun npc would fall for the crab so hard. Fire keeper too, so much hoes for the pimp crab. Everyone will be amazed by the crabs growing potential and talent as he defeats giant foes by snipping their feet.<br/><br/> The blood effects in ds3 gets out of hand sometimes. I let one crab hit my character, just for fun. It cut his foot, massive blood splatter appears, massive respect and amazement for small crabs appears. Caestus fists are very brutal too, tried punching somthing to death, so much blood everywhere, it looked like my guy hit his enemy for 2 hours straight or somthing.

      • Lesser Crab and Ember Crabs12 May 2016 07:57  

        Managed to lead the Lesser Crab in the Catacombs to the bigger ones. Thought it might do something. Did absolutely nothing. It took a while to get that crab down there. Almost an hour and a half wasted for nothing.

        • Revenge10 May 2016 14:27  

          To my shame i must admit ... It killed me! after an incredible epic fight he avenged his momma ( by sneaking up behind me and hitting me when i grabed my estus)

          • Catacombs Drop27 Apr 2016 20:17  

            During one of my forays into the Catacombs the little bugger there dropped a blooming moss clump. My theory is that they have a chance to drop all three, since it seems it's confirmed that they do drop red moss; it only seems logical.

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