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Striped Scarab.jpg

Striped Version.

Scarabs are insects found within the Crystal Desert. There are different variations of scarabs, from striped to blood red. They can be seen around hives or roaming in small groups.


Crystal Desert
The Mists

Story involvement[edit]

Path of Fire story[edit]

Combat abilities[edit]

  • Blinds Foes
Skills (Terrestrial)
  • Bite - Melee attack that deals a small amount of damage and inflicts 5 seconds of Bleeding.png Bleeding.
  • Fly - The scarab spreads its wings and starts flying, entering a flying state that replaces its land skills. While flying, the scarab is immune to disables and is instead briefly knocked down and grounded for 25 seconds.
Skills (Airborne)
  • Poison Spray - Projectile attack that deals a small amount of damage and inflicts 10 seconds of Poisoned.png Poisoned.
  • Wing Gust - Creates an AoE that deals a small amount of damage and inflicts 5 seconds of Blinded.png Blinded per hit.
Stolen skills


Name Type Rarity Quantity
Large Scale.png Large Scale Crafting material Fine 1
Armored Scale.png Armored Scale Crafting material Rare 1
Potent Venom Sac.png Potent Venom Sac Crafting material Fine 1
Powerful Venom Sac.png Powerful Venom Sac Crafting material Rare 1
Slab of Wurm Meat.png Scarab Meat
(only drops if the Help the Pricklepatch Hollow choya, or don't event is active)
Trophy Basic 1
Tasty Dried Carapace.png Tasty Dried Carapace
(only drops if the Skyscale Treats collection is active)
Trophy Rare 1
Glob of Globby Gloop.png Glob of Globby Gloop Trophy Junk 1-2



  • Incoming disables while flying will occasionally fail to ground the scarab, leaving the scarab stuck in its flying animations without any skills to use.
  • Wind Gust grants swiftness on-cast to a player or NPC a scarab has aggroed.

See also[edit]

Associated items

Gwwlogo.png The Guild Wars Wiki has an article on Jade Scarab.