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Rock Crabs or as they are officially known as Hollowstone Deceivers, are monsters that can be found in the Floodplains.

Appearance Edit

Rock Crabs are, as the name implies, crab-looking monsters with an outer shell made of stone. Their shells can be as tall as two persons on top of each other, and with a diameter just as wide.[1]

Besides two claw-like pincers and two dark antennae, probably their eyes, they have "countless" crab-like legs on which they can move quite fast.

Rock Crabs give off a loud clicking when they run, both as they pursue their prey or flee from their enemies. When in distress, they emit a noise like a extremely large cricket, except with a lower frequency, echoing from within their shell. [1]

Habits Edit

The crabs usually hide in their shells, looking like lone boulders, and only show their appendages when some prey has come near enough to easily grab; then they rely on their two pincers to inflict wounds or snapp off body parts.[1] They are described as solitary hunters and favor to hunt solitary prey as well, using several strategies:

  • Sitting still while an unsuspecting prey moves close, then attack with surprisingly fast movements.[1]
  • Slowly advancing while still staying hidden, then attack once close enough.[1]
  • Following their prey on short distances, dragging their shell with them. If such a hunt proved unsuccessful, they return to their base.[1]

They avoid settlements, but occasionally attack lone houses.[2]

They don't travel much in the late autumn, as opposed to other seasons.[3]

Background Edit

Powers and Abilities Edit

Trivia Edit

  • They can be warded off with thrown Amentus cores, since they are especially vulnerable to its poison.[4] They also can't handle loud piercing noises well.[2]
  • Hunting packs of low-level goblins can take out Rock Crabs, but will take casualties.
  • Krshia referenced them as Rock Hiders in an early chapter.[3]

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References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Chapter 1.02
  2. 2.0 2.1 Chapter 1.18
  3. 3.0 3.1 Chapter 1.20
  4. Chapter 1.02, Chapter 1.08
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