Lesser Crab

Lesser Crab

Enemy Type Hostile Animal
Weakness  ??
Resistances ??
Immune ??

Lesser Crab is an Enemy in Dark Souls 3

 

Lesser Crab Enemy Description

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

 

Lesser Crab 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.

 

Lesser Crab 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.

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Lesser Crab Drops

 

Lesser Crab Locations

 

Lesser Crab 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

 

Enemies
Ancient Wyvern (Mob)  ♦  Angel  ♦  Ascended Winged Knight  ♦  Basilisk  ♦  Black Knight  ♦  Boreal Outrider Knight  ♦  Caged Hollow  ♦  Carthus Sandworm  ♦  Carthus Swordsman Skeleton  ♦  Cathedral Evangelist  ♦  Cathedral Grave Warden  ♦  Cathedral Knight  ♦  Clawed Curse  ♦  Corvian  ♦  Corvian Knight  ♦  Corvian Settler (Enemy)  ♦  Corvian Storyteller  ♦  Court Sorcerer  ♦  Crystal Lizard  ♦  Crystal Sage (Mob)  ♦  Darkwraith  ♦  Deacon  ♦  Deacon of the Deep  ♦  Deep Accursed  ♦  Demon  ♦  Demon Statue  ♦  Desert Pyromancer Zoey  ♦  Devout Hollow  ♦  Devout of the Deep  ♦  Drakeblood Knight  ♦  Elder Ghru  ♦  Elite Hollow Soldier  ♦  Farron Follower  ♦  Fire Witch  ♦  Gargoyle  ♦  Ghru Conjurator  ♦  Ghru Grunt  ♦  Ghru Leaper  ♦  Giant Avelyn  ♦  Giant Crab  ♦  Giant Fly  ♦  Giant Serpent-Man  ♦  Giant Slave  ♦  Grand Archives Scholar  ♦  Grave Warden  ♦  Gravewarden Skeleton  ♦  Greater Crab  ♦  Grotesque Londor Grower  ♦  Harald Legion Knight  ♦  Havel Knight  ♦  Hollow  ♦  Hollow Assassin  ♦  Hollow Cleric  ♦  Hollow Manservant  ♦  Hollow Priest  ♦  Hollow Slave  ♦  Hollow Soldier  ♦  Infested Corpse  ♦  Irithyllian Slave  ♦  Iron Dragonslayer  ♦  Jailer  ♦  Judicator  ♦  Large Hollow Soldier  ♦  Lothric Knight  ♦  Lothric Wyvern  ♦  Lycanthrope  ♦  Lycanthrope Hunter  ♦  Mad Ghru  ♦  Madwoman  ♦  Maggot-grub  ♦  Man-grub  ♦  Man-Serpent Summoner  ♦  Millwood Chieftain  ♦  Millwood Knight  ♦  Mimic  ♦  Minor Skeleton  ♦  Monstrosity of Sin  ♦  Murkman  ♦  Murkmen  ♦  Overgrown Lothric Knight  ♦  Peasant Hollow  ♦  Poisonhorn Bug  ♦  Pontiff Knight  ♦  Pus of Man  ♦  Rapier Champion  ♦  Rat  ♦  Ravenous Crystal Lizard  ♦  Reanimated Corpse  ♦  Ringed Knight  ♦  Rock Lizard  ♦  Root Skeleton  ♦  Rotten Flesh of Aldrich  ♦  Rotten Slug  ♦  Serpent-man  ♦  Sewer Centipede  ♦  Silver Knight  ♦  Skeleton  ♦  Skeleton Ball  ♦  Skeleton Elites  ♦  Skeleton Wheel  ♦  Skeletons  ♦  Smoldering Ghru  ♦  Smoldering Rotten Flesh  ♦  Starved Hound  ♦  Sulyvahn's Beast  ♦  Thrall  ♦  Tree Woman  ♦  Winged Knight  ♦  Wolf  ♦  Wretch

 




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    • Anonymous

      13 Jul 2021 18:42  

      I once parried someone near that crap, leaving him open for a deadly strike. Then this crap landed his attack on the dude and he was able to roll back. This was the most Thug Life Experience in my entire Dark Souls History

      • Anonymous

        18 Jun 2021 10:15  

        One of these little guys followed me through the whole ruins in that area (by ruins I mean that place before the Crystal Sage)
        He was so determined that I decided to never kill him, even when he blocked my path while I was fleeing from some enemies
        I named him Gary and after that I have never killed a Lesser Crab again

        • Anonymous

          25 Feb 2021 16:31  

          So they r like lil baby mushrooms from dark souls 1. Smol, defenseless,almost never aggroed, easy peasy and don't need to kill

          • Anonymous

            06 Jan 2021 20:21  

            I was invading as a watchdog in the Crucifix Woods when the host activated my tears of denial. But before he could deliver the final blow, a lesser crab snuck behind us and snipped me at 1hp XD

            • Anonymous

              20 Jun 2019 00:26  

              this seriously need to be updated , i figured long ago that thier weakness are casuals , they are resistant against fire type pokemon and they are immune to your ignorance about thier lifestyle and culture , it should also says that when you spare one’s life , it will assist you to find that fuking last ring for your achivement by bringing it to you with a derpy face waiting for a kiss to reveal that the princess is in another castle... u still reading this huh?... well that’s unusual... yet so complex , but still , if you want to truly know thier secret , throw some bread pieces near them to lure them to your home , put it in a microwave for 2 and a half minute ( calculated with a 1000W microwave ) make it drink moldy orange juice ( make sure the mold is chunky and the orange juice with extra pulp ) bring it in your closet to make it discover Narnia , bring it back under the staircase to go in your room to make it have a talk with Harry Potter to have a little discussion about Smough’s extra thickness and how wet they get by seeing him , then.... hey you at the back of your couch , I have a question for you , why do you keep reading this bullshlt , why do we live? what are we for? what will happen next? you will know in the next episode of Dragon Ball Z

              • Anonymous

                20 Jun 2019 00:07  

                « easilly dispatched in a hit or two » who the fucc doesn’t deal 100dmg per hit at level 25 ? , it’s like not be able to handle the undead at the very start of the game that everyone 1shot them

                • Anonymous

                  28 May 2018 16:32  

                  "little" nuisance? not if they tackle you just before you want to dodge the big crab hit. And they manage this quite frequently. So....no youth protection for crabs. genocide them all!

                  • Anonymous

                    14 Feb 2018 22:37  

                    I got killed by one of these, no really. Not proud of that. Just hope other oblivious and/or wife aggoed players now know your not alone.

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