Crabs are enemies that appear in every Shantae game.
Crabs walk back and forth on their platform. They can be easily killed by crouching and whipping. In Pirate's Curse, they have 1 HP.
Shantae: Half Genie Hero
Their animation was given a significant update, and they were given a more subtle bounce. However, they can still be knocked out in one hit.
Shantae and the Seven Sirens
The Crab's Monster Card effect increases Shantae's speed while crawling on all fours.