Hermit Crab

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the generic NPCs. For the Hero Challenge NPC, see Hermit Crab (hero challenge).

Hermit Crabs are neutral crabs found in water and along coasts throughout Tyria.

Locations[edit]

Ascalon
Crystal Desert
Kryta
Maguuma Jungle
Ring of Fire
Shiverpeak Mountains
The Mists

Historical location[edit]

Heart involvement[edit]

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Help Harvester Mavad manage the kelp harvest (7)
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Help the Soundless deal with the Nightmare Court (8)
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Help Doolsileep protect Moogooloo Village (23)

Combat abilities[edit]

Abilities
  • Moves Evasively
  • Blocks
  • Regenerates Health
Skills
  • Claw - Melee auto-attack.
  • Pincer Snap - Melee auto-attack used interchangeably with Claw.
  • Block - The crab channels to withdraw into its shell, blocking incoming attacks and gaining Regeneration.png Regeneration. This effect ends after 3 seconds or once 3 attacks have been blocked.
Stolen skills

Drops[edit]

Name Type Rarity Quantity Creature level
Shell.png Shell Trophy AJunk 1-2 21-54
Crab Meat.png Chunk of Crab Meat Trophy AJunk 1-2 8-9, 20-24, 54
Spiral Shell.png Spiral Shell Trophy AJunk 1-2 5-80
Crab Meat.png Crab Meat Trophy BBasic 1-2 20-24 1
Unidentifiable Object.png Seashell Trophy AJunk 1-2 4-24

1 Only around Viathan Lake.