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Krabby (Japanese: クラブ Kurabu) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Krabby is a River Crab Pokémon. It is red on top and mostly tan on the bottom. Its signature feature are the two long pincers it has.

Behavior

Krabby is an omnivore and a scavenger; it rarely hunts for itself. It can also act as a filter feeder by harmonizing bacteria in the sand, but this is rare. It is territorial, and in beaches where there is little food, fights between Krabby are common. Krabby also uses camouflage; it can form mucus sacs around itself if threatened, making it seem larger or making it harder to spot against sea sand. It is usually very small, but it makes up for this with its aggressiveness.

Natural abilities

Krabby can have the ability Hyper Cutter or Shell Armor. Hyper Cutter prevents Krabby's attack from decreasing. Shell Armor prevents all critical hits towards Krabby. If one of its arms break off, it can grow a new one back. They are usually found under the sand in beaches.

Evolution

Krabby evolves into Kingler at level 28.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Red/Blue Seafoam Islands (Blue only) and Cerulean City, Vermilion City, Vermilion Harbor, Fuchsia City, Safari Zone, Cerulean Cave, Routes 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 24, and 25 with Super Rod Common
Yellow Routes 10, 25, Seafoam Islands (Super Rod) Common
Gold/Silver Routes 19, 34, 40, Olivine City, Whirl Islands, Cianwood City, Union Cave, Cerulean City, and Cherrygrove City Common
Crystal Routes 19, 34, 40, Olivine City, Whirl Islands, Cianwood City, Union Cave, and Cherrygrove City Common
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/LeafGreen Routes 4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 24, Cerulean City, Vermilion City, One Island, Three Island, Four Island, Five Island, Six Island, and Seven Island Common
Diamond/Pearl Route 226 Swarm
Platinum Route 226 Swarm
HeartGold/SoulSilver Cliff Cave, Cherrygrove City (Fishing) Common
X/Y Friend Safari Common


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Channel Secret Cove
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 6,
Endless Level 3,
Forever Level 3,
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Silver Trench (15F-24F)
Grand Sea (15F-20F)
Far-off Sea (1F-10F)
Fantasy Strait (B14F-B24F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Craggy Coast (B1F-B9F)
Marine Resort (B1F-B19F)
Pokémon Ranger Fall City
Pokémon Rumble Bright Beach


Pokédex entries

  • Red and Blue

    Its pincers are not only powerful weapons, they are used for balance when walking sideways.

  • Yellow

    Its pincers are superb weapons. They sometimes break off during battle, but they grow back fast.

  • Gold

    If it senses danger approaching, it cloaks itself with bubbles from its mouth so it will look bigger.

  • Silver

    The pincers break off easily. If it loses a pincer, it somehow becomes incapable of walking sideways.

  • Crystal

    If it is unable to find food, it will absorb nutrients by swallowing a mouthful of sand.

  • Ruby

    Krabby live on beaches, burrowed inside holes dug into the sand. On sandy beaches with little in the way of food, these Pokémon can be seen squabbling with each other over territory.

  • Sapphire

    Krabby live on beaches, burrowed inside holes dug into the sand. On sandy beaches with little in the way of food, these Pokémon can be seen squabbling with each other over territory.

  • FireRed

    It can be found near the sea. The large pincers grow back if they are torn out of their sockets.

  • LeafGreen

    Its pincers are not only powerful weapons, they are used for balance when walking sideways.

  • Emerald

    Krabby live in holes dug into beaches. On sandy shores with little in the way of food, they can be seen squabbling with each other over territory.

  • Diamond

    It lives in burrows dug on sandy beaches. Its pincers fully grow back if they are broken in battle.

  • Pearl

    It lives in burrows dug on sandy beaches. Its pincers fully grow back if they are broken in battle.

  • Platinum

    It lives in burrows dug on sandy beaches. Its pincers fully grow back if they are broken in battle.

  • HeartGold

    If it senses danger approaching, it cloaks itself with bubbles from its mouth so it will look bigger.

  • SoulSilver

    The pincers break off easily. If it loses a pincer, it somehow becomes incapable of walking sideways.

  • Black

    It lives in burrows dug on sandy beaches. Its pincers fully grow back if they are broken in battle.

  • White

    It lives in burrows dug on sandy beaches. Its pincers fully grow back if they are broken in battle.

  • Black 2

    It lives in burrows dug on sandy beaches. Its pincers fully grow back if they are broken in battle.

  • White 2

    It lives in burrows dug on sandy beaches. Its pincers fully grow back if they are broken in battle.

  • X

    If it senses danger approaching, it cloaks itself with bubbles from its mouth so it will look bigger.

  • Y

    It can be found near the sea. The large pincers grow back if they are torn out of their sockets.

  • Omega Ruby

    Krabby live on beaches, burrowed inside holes dug into the sand. On sandy beaches with little in the way of food, these Pokémon can be seen squabbling with each other over territory.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    Krabby live on beaches, burrowed inside holes dug into the sand. On sandy beaches with little in the way of food, these Pokémon can be seen squabbling with each other over territory.

  • Let's Go Pikachu

    Its pincers are superb weapons. They sometimes break off during battle, but they grow back fast.

  • Let's Go Eevee

    Its pincers are superb weapons. They sometimes break off during battle, but they grow back fast.

  • Sword

    It can be found near the sea. The large pincers grow back if they are torn out of their sockets.

  • Shield

    If it senses danger approaching, it cloaks itself with bubbles from its mouth so it will look bigger.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
30
Attack
105
Defense
90
Sp. Atk
25
Sp. Def
25
Speed
50
Total
325

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Mud Sport —% 15 Ground Status
1 Bubble 40 100% 30 Water Special
5 Vice Grip 55 100% 30 Normal Physical
9 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
11 Harden —% 30 Normal Status
15 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special
19 Mud Shot 55 95% 15 Ground Special
21 Metal Claw 50 95% 35 Steel Physical
25 Stomp 65 100% 20 Normal Physical
29 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
31 Guillotine —% 5 Normal Physical
35 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal Physical
39 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special
41 Crabhammer 100 90% 10 Water Physical
45 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Mud Sport —% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Bubble 40 100% 30 Water Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
5 Vice Grip 55 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
9 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2 1 ♥
11 Harden —% 30 Normal Status Type Tough 2 0 ♥
15 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special Type Beautiful 2 3 ♥
19 Mud Shot 55 95% 15 Ground Special Type Tough 4 0 ♥
21 Metal Claw 50 95% 35 Steel Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
25 Stomp 65 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
29 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
31 Guillotine —% 5 Normal Physical Type Cool 2 1 ♥
35 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
39 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special Type Tough 3 0 ♥
41 Crabhammer 100 90% 10 Water Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
45 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Mud Sport —% 15 Ground Status
1 Bubble 20 100% 30 Water Special
5 ViceGrip 55 100% 30 Normal Physical
9 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
11 Harden —% 30 Normal Status
15 BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water Special
19 Mud Shot 55 95% 15 Ground Special
21 Metal Claw 50 95% 35 Steel Physical
25 Stomp 65 100% 20 Normal Physical
29 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
31 Guillotine —% 5 Normal Physical
35 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal Physical
39 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special
41 Crabhammer 90 90% 10 Water Physical
45 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Mud Sport —% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 2
1 Bubble 20 100% 30 Water Special Type Cute 2
5 ViceGrip 55 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
9 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2
11 Harden —% 30 Normal Status Type Tough 2
15 BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty 2
19 Mud Shot 55 95% 15 Ground Special Type Tough 2
21 Metal Claw 50 95% 35 Steel Physical Type Cool 2
25 Stomp 65 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
29 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
31 Guillotine —% 5 Normal Physical Type Cool 0
35 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
39 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special Type Smart 2
41 Crabhammer 90 85% 10 Water Physical Type Tough 2
45 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Bubble 20 100% 30 Water Type Cute 2 2 ♥
5 Leer 100% 30 Normal Type Cool 3 0 ♥
12 ViceGrip 55 100% 30 Normal Type Tough 4 0 ♥
16 Harden —% 30 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
23 Mud Shot 55 95% 15 Ground Type Tough 1 3 ♥
27 Stomp 65 100% 20 Normal Type Tough 1 4 ♥
34 Guillotine —% 5 Normal Type Cool 2 1 ♥
38 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
41 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
45 Crabhammer 90 85% 10 Water Type Tough 3 0 ♥
49 Flail 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Bubble 20 100% 30 Water
5 Leer 100% 30 Normal
12 ViceGrip 55 100% 30 Normal
16 Harden —% 30 Normal
23 Stomp 65 100% 20 Normal
27 Guillotine —% 5 Normal
34 Protect —% 10 Normal
41 Crabhammer 90 85% 10 Water
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration I
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Bubble 20 100% 30 Water
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal
20 ViceGrip 55 100% 30 Normal
25 Guillotine 30% 5 Normal
30 Stomp 65 100% 20 Normal
35 Crabhammer 90 85% 10 Water
40 Harden —% 30 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM54 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beautiful 2 1 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beautiful 1 4 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beautiful 1 3 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 60 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM54 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough 2 2 ♥
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical Type Cool 2 1 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful 2 2 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
HM07 DiveORAS 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM54 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
HM06 Dive 80 100% 10 Water Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty 2
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beauty 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart 1
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough 2
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Smart 1
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 3
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical Type Smart 2
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM54 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical Type Cool 0
TM55 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special Type Smart 2
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 1
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM75 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status Type Beauty 0
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough 3
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical Type Beauty 2
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 3
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 2
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
HM05HGSS Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 0
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Type Beauty 2 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Type Beauty 1 3 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Type Beauty 2 1 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 60 100% 10 Ground Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Type Tough 1 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Type Cool 2 1 ♥
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Type Beauty 3 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 2 1 ♥
HM06 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting Type Tough 1 0 ♥
HM08 Dive 60 100% 10 Water Type Beauty 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation II
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM08 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice
TM16 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water
TM20 Endure —% 10 Normal
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM31 Mud-Slap 20 100% 10 Ground
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark
TM49 Fury Cutter 10 95% 20 Bug
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal
HM06 Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation I
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM03 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM08 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal
TM09 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal
TM10 Double-Edge 100 100% 15 Normal
TM11 BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water
TM12 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice
TM14 Blizzard 120 90% 5 Ice
TM20 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal
TM31 Mimic —% 10 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Bide —% 10 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM50 Substitute —% 10 Normal
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

Breeding Generation VII
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Agility Archen, Archeops —% 30 Psychic Status
Ally Switch * Archen —% 15 Psychic Status
Amnesia Lileep, Cradily —% 20 Psychic Status
Ancient Power Omanyte, Omastar, Kabuto, Kabutops, Corsola, Lileep, Cradily, Anorith, Armaldo, Tirtouga, Carracosta, Archen, Archeops, Binacle, Barbaracle 60 100% 5 Rock Special
Bide Tirtouga, Carracosta —% 10 Normal Physical
Chip Away * Corphish 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
Endure Kabuto, Kabutops, Corsola —% 10 Normal Status
Flail Krabby, Kingler, Corsola, Clauncher, Clawitzer 100% 15 Normal Physical
Haze * Tentacool, Omanyte —% 30 Ice Status
Knock Off Corphish, Crawdaunt, Skorupi, Drapion 65 100% 20 Dark Physical
Slam Krabby, Kingler 80 75% 20 Normal Physical
Tickle Omanyte, Omastar 100% 20 Normal Status

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation VI
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Agility Archen, Archeops —% 30 Psychic Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Ally Switch * Archen —% 10 Psychic Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
Amnesia Lileep, Cradily —% 20 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Ancient Power Omanyte, Omastar, Kabuto, Kabutops, Corsola, Lileep, Cradily, Anorith, Armaldo, Tirtouga, Carracosta, Archen, Archeops, Binacle, Barbaracle 60 100% 5 Rock Special Type Tough 1 0 ♥
Bide Tirtouga, Carracosta —% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Chip Away * Corphish 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Endure Kabuto, Kabutops, Corsola —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Flail Krabby, Kingler, Corsola, Clauncher, Clawitzer 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Haze * Omanyte —% 30 Ice Status Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Knock Off Corphish, Crawdaunt, Skorupi, Drapion 65 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Clever 2 3 ♥
Slam Krabby, Kingler 80 75% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
Tickle Omanyte, Omastar 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation V
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Agility Archen, Archeops —% 30 Psychic Status
Amnesia Lileep, Cradily —% 20 Psychic Status
AncientPower Omanyte, Omastar, Kabuto, Kabutops, Corsola, Lileep, Cradily, Anorith, Armaldo, Tirtouga, Carracosta, Archen, Archeops 60 100% 5 Rock Special
Bide Tirtouga, Carracosta —% 10 Normal Physical
Chip Away * Corphish 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
Endure Kabuto, Kabutops —% 10 Normal Status
Flail Krabby, Kingler 100% 15 Normal Physical
Haze * Omanyte —% 30 Ice Status
Knock Off Corphish, Crawdaunt, Skorupi, Drapion 20 100% 20 Dark Physical
Slam Krabby, Kingler 80 75% 20 Normal Physical
Tickle Omanyte, Omastar 100% 20 Normal Status

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation IV
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
AgilityHGSS * Skorupi —% 30 Psychic Status Type Cool 2
Amnesia Lileep, Cradily —% 20 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
AncientPower Omanyte, Omastar, Kabuto, Kabutops, Corsola, Lileep, Cradily, Anorith, Armaldo 60 100% 5 Rock Special Type Tough 2
Dig Krabby, Kingler, Kabuto, Kabutops, Corsola, Corphish, Crawdaunt, Anorith, Armaldo, Skorupi, Drapion 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Smart 1
Flail Krabby, Kingler 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
Haze * Omanyte —% 30 Ice Status Type Beauty 2
Knock Off Corphish, Crawdaunt, Skorupi, Drapion 20 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Smart 3
Slam Krabby, Kingler 80 75% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
Swords Dance Corphish, Crawdaunt —% 30 Normal Status Type Beauty 0
Tickle Omanyte, Omastar 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 2

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation III
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Amnesia Lileep, Cradily —% 20 Psychic Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Dig Krabby, Kingler, Kabuto, Kabutops, Corsola, Corphish, Crawdaunt, Anorith, Armaldo 60 100% 10 Ground Type Smart 1 0 ♥
Flail Krabby, Kingler 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Haze * Omanyte —% 30 Ice Type Beauty 3 0 ♥
Knock Off Corphish, Crawdaunt 20 100% 20 Dark Type Smart 1 4 ♥
Slam * Omanyte 80 75% 20 Normal Type Tough 2 1 ♥
Swords Dance Corphish, Crawdaunt —% 30 Normal Type Beauty 1 0 ♥

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation II
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type
Amnesia * Corsola —% 20 Psychic
Dig * Kabuto 60 100% 10 Ground
Flail * Kabuto 100% 15 Normal
Haze * Omanyte —% 30 Ice
Slam * Omanyte 80 75% 20 Normal

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Ally Switch USUM —% 15 Psychic Status
Icy Wind USUM 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Iron Defense USUM —% 15 Steel Status
Knock Off USUM 65 100% 20 Dark Physical
Liquidation USUM 85 100% 10 Water Physical
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Superpower USUM 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical
Water Pulse USUM 60 100% 20 Water Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Icy Wind ORAS 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Iron Defense ORAS —% 15 Steel Status Type Tough 1 0 ♥
Knock Off ORAS 65 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Clever 2 3 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Superpower ORAS 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Water Pulse ORAS 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Icy Wind B2W2 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Iron Defense B2W2 —% 15 Steel Status
Knock Off B2W2 20 100% 20 Dark Physical
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Superpower B2W2 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
AncientPower HGSSPt 60 100% 5 Rock Special Type Tough 2
Dive HGSSPt 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beauty 1
Fury Cutter HGSSPt 10 95% 20 Bug Physical Type Cool 2
Icy Wind HGSSPt 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
Iron Defense HGSSPt —% 15 Steel Status Type Tough 2
Knock Off HGSSPt 20 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Smart 3
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute 3
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 3
Superpower HGSSPt 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Body Slam FRLGEXD 85 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 1 4 ♥
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Fury Cutter E 10 95% 20 Bug Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Icy Wind EXD 55 95% 15 Ice Type Beauty 1 3 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Swords Dance FRLGE —% 30 Normal Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation II
Move Power Accuracy PP Type
Ice Beam C 95 100% 10 Ice
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 098 front Y 098 front GR 098 front
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 098 front S 098 front C 098 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 098 front E 098 front FRLG 098 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 098 front DP 098 front HGSS 098 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Krabby BW Krabby BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Krabby XY Krabby XY
Krabby Shiny XY Krabby Shiny XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Appearances

Anime

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Krabby in the anime.

Krabby first appeared at a beach in Mystery At The Lighthouse, when Ash wanted to prove that he could catch a Pokémon alone. After the capture (which involved Krabby attacking Ash's finger), it was automatically transferred to Professor Oak's Lab, because Ash already had six Pokémon with him. To Ash's great surprise, Gary Oak had also caught a Krabby, which was much larger than his. Krabby also appears on Island of the Giant Pokémon!, when Jessie and James were under the sand. Krabby then pinched their legs.

Trivia

Even though it is the River Crab Pokémon, its Pokédex entries say that it lives on sandy beaches, as well as it is seen in beaches.

Gallery

See also

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