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Clambering Crawbster

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This Article Contains information about a non-canon game, Pikmin:The After Years, made by Gamefreak75.
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Clambering Crawbster
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Scientific Name Parastacoidea reptantia clamborosa
Family Creep-crab
Areas None
Underground Areas Crawbster Cave, Rememberance Ravine, Chaotic Cove
Carry Weight 20
Max. Carriers 30 Pikmin
Seed Worth 70 (40 in Pikmin 4)
Attacks Crushes Pikmin, causes boulders to fall, climbs up walls and ceilings, creates shockwaves

The Clambering Crawbster is definitely a unique boss encountered in the game Pikmin:The After Years. It has red skin like its counterpart, the Segmented Crawbster, but it has a brown shell as opposed to a blue one like its relative. It is encountered in Pikmin 4 (Wii U) as a mini boss.


It, like the Clambering Wraith, now has he ability to climb up walls and the ceiling because of the spikes that are now on its shell. It cannot be defeated the same way as you would for a Segmented Crawbster because it will end up climbing the wall. It still has the rolling attack of the segmented Crawbster though. If it manages to get on the wall, it will head towards the ceiling. Once on the ceiling, it can do one of two attacks. It can either smash the ceiling causing boulders to fall or it can fall off the ceiling. If it falls off the ceiling, it will create a large shock-wave that may malfunction your captain's suit. Hide in an alcove to avoid the attack. Unfortunately, for the Crawbster, its spikes will get stuck in the ground and it will now be susceptible to attack. It has less health than the Segmented Crawbster, but this beast makes up for it in strength and annoyance.

How to Kill[edit]

To kill this beast, lure it next to a wall so it can climb up. When it reaches the ceiling, wait for it to fall down and land on its back. When it lands, it should be unable to move, making this a perfect chance to attack with Purple Pikmin. However, it will cause boulders to fall, so avoid them and this boss should be gone in about 2 turns.

--FREAK ~GameGameFreak.pngFreak~ OUT!

In Pikmin 4[edit]

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It reappears, although it has lost its ability to make boulders fall from the ceiling.