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Crawdad.png Crawdad2.png
AI TypeFighter AI
Damage28 / 56 (50) Desktop VersionConsole Version
35 / 70 (62) Desktop VersionConsole Version (jump attack)
Max Life50 / 100 (110) Desktop VersionConsole Version
KB Resist0% / 10% Desktop VersionConsole Version
Immune toConfused.png
Crawdad Banner.png
Coins120 Copper Coin
Item (Quantity)Rate
Depth Meter.pngDepth Meter1.25%
Desktop VersionConsole VersionOld-gen console version
Desktop VersionConsole Version
Desktop versionConsole version Desktop/Console-Only Content: This information applies only to the Desktop and Console versions of Terraria.

Crawdads are enemies found in the Cavern layer. They act like Crabs, walking along the ground and jumping at the player when in close enough proximity, though they are slightly faster. They are also capable of moving through water unhindered.

Crawdads are unique in that their ability to spawn is connected to two other enemies: the Salamander and the Giant Shelly. Of these three enemies, a world will choose two types that it can spawn, leaving the third inaccessible. Crawdads will never spawn in a world that features both Salamanders and Giant Shellies together.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Like their aforementioned analogs, Salamanders, Giant Shellys and Crawdads have multiple colored variants. Also like said analogs, these differently colored variants are statistically identical, unlike various Zombie variants.
  • In real life crawdads, also called Crayfish, are a type of small, freshwater lobster.

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