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Craicic Shield Crab
Craicic Shield Crab
Location(s) Act areas (from Act 2 onwards) and Map, during Einhar mission

Craicic Shield Crab is a variant of shield crab. It always appears as a red beast and rare monster. It can be captured by the player with the help of Einhar.


  • Beastcrafting Recipes:
    • "Create Currency Items...A Stack of 4 Jeweller's Orbs"
    • "Create Currency Items...A Stack of 2 Orbs of Binding" (Also needs Craicic Sand Spitter)

Item acquisition

According to a datamined list, the minimum level of Craicic Shield Crab was 5 during Bestiary league.[1] After Bestiary mechanic went to core, apparently this beast can appears as lower as in Act 2.


Craicic Shield Crab's UI icon

In Bestiary, the classification of Craicic Shield Crab was as follow:

  • Genus: Shield Crabs
  • Group: Crustaceans
  • Family: The Deep

Monster stats

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See also

Version history

Version Changes
  • (Not documented in patch note) Now also an ingredient of Orb of BindingOrb of BindingStack Size: 20Upgrades a normal item to a rare item with up to four linked socketsRight click this item then left click a normal item to apply it.
    Shift click to unstack.
  • Beastcrafting has been reenabled in the core game, with the recipes completely reworked and simplified. The ingredients of some recipes have changed.


  1. d3_reaper_of_data (March 18, 2018). "Datamined list of Legendary Beast spawn level/weights". Official Path of Exile subreddit. Retrieved February 8, 2020.