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How do I kill a karkinos?
karkinos battling strategies in ARK: Survival Evolved.
Jun 11, 2020
Available at floating island caves in Crystal Isles.
They're very rare in there so be patient
Mar 20, 2020
They spawn in Genesis in several caves in the Lunar biome
Dec 10, 2017
It's a Giant crab that can throw it's enemies far away
Nov 16, 2019
Make sure to carry around grappling hooks
If picked you can graple the crab and it will let go
Jun 3, 2020
Will rip you off tame I repeat TAKE YOU PFF YOUR TAME AND KILL YOU EASY
2 weeks ago
This is a angry crab that you should not get near or it will rip your toes off and use your lungs as a doormat
4 weeks ago
On crystal isles,these are an easy find in the river that surrounds the biggest yellow crystal at the Eastern floating islands.
Easily at least 8 there at a time. Be sure to look at all the small lakes in the area you can find 2 in each of them at anytime.
Apr 14, 2020
Kill and use chainsaw for organic polymer or even better use a moschops spec’d into organic farm to really increase that organic poly farm easily
Mar 24, 2020
Giant crab jumps super high, almost has a heart attack, the spawn in Lunar caves!
Mar 2, 2018
In the wild crabs and spinos are buddies... they use the buddy system...
Dec 22, 2017
They can walk over spiked walls.
Jan 9, 2020
I killed one with just a bow and movement speed back up shoot turn around and run a little turn and shoot easy way to kill plus lots of chitin and organic polymer easy just bring enough ammo
Dec 5, 2019
Unless I am missing something, the Quetzal CANNOT pick up the Karkinos with their feet.
Dec 29, 2019
It'll drop you if you log out.
Dec 14, 2017
Has a slow reaction time and you can usually avoid it attacking you by running under its legs.This might change in later patches
Dec 16, 2017
They often spawn near the lake by the portal in aberration so if your looking for one be careful and don’t swim to deep!
Dec 16, 2017
They drop Organic Polymer when you harvest their corpse
Aug 1, 2019
can be found along with ravagers and other creatures on Valguero. northeast of map, look for underground waterfall.
Sep 29, 2019
Can be used to tame aggres-passive dinos (e.g arthropluera) more easily by grabbing them since it doesn't drop them when you dismount like argentavis.
Jan 26, 2018
Throwing a plant z grenade can cause a Karkinos to drop you or your dino. Essential when traveling on Ravenger back.