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Every Shell in Another Crab’s Treasure (& How to Get Them)

In Another Crab’s Treasure, you can pick up shells that protect you against enemies and give you Umami powers. This guide will break down every Shell in Another Crab’s Treasure and explain how to unlock them.

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How to Get Shells in Another Crab’s Treasure

To activate the ability to wear shells, you need to first beat the game’s first boss: Nephro, Captain of the Guard. However, with the huge variety of shells available in Another Crab’s Treasure, it can be hard to tell which ones are best. Have no fear! We are going to list every shell in Another Crab’s Treasure, what it does, and where to find it.

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Where to Find Every Shell In Another Crab’s Treasure

There are around 69 Shells to collect in Another Crab’s Treasure. For your convenience, we have broken up each shell in the game by their powers are, and where to get them in the table below:

ShellWhat It DoesHow To Get It
Soda Can30 Defense M Weight Umami: Pushes enemies away and damages themEvery map
Bottle Cap20 Defense S Weight Umami: Hits the enemy with your shellMost maps
Tin Can40 Defense M Weight 1 Resistance Umami: Electrifies your shellShallows, Moon Cave
Shot Glass10 Defense S Weight Umami: Restores Kril’s healthShallows, sand structures
Coconut35 Defense L Weight Rolls around at high speeds. Umami: Deals damage when rolling into enemies.Duchess’ castle in the Shallows
Teacup40 Defense S Weight Umami: Increases Attack SpeedThe Duchess’ throne room after returning from the Moon Caves
Sauce Nozzle25 Defense S Weight Umami: Summons a vortex that damages enemiesReef’s Edge
Thimble40 Defense M Weight 1 Resistance Umami: Your shell blocks the next three attacksReef’s Edge, New Carchinia
Tennis Ball35 Defense M Weight Umami: Rolls around at high speedsReef’s Edge and New Carcinia
Conchiglie10 Defense S Weight 1 MSG Umami: Restores Kril’s healthShellfish Desires (shop)
Bartholomew (Rubber Duck)40 Defense S Weight 5 Attack Umami: Explodes above you, dealing massive damage to enemiesShellfish Desires (shop)
Baby Shoe15 Defense L Weight 5 Attack Umami: If you die while this shell is still being worn, it will stop you from dyingShellfish Desires (shop)
Lil’ Bro (Slobro tail)35 Defense L Weight 8 MSG Umami: Stops Kril from being interrupted and being knocked down for a short period of time as long as Kril doesn’t blockShellfish Desires (shop)
Matryoshka L40 Defense L Weight Umami: The shell abandons you and distracts the enemyShellfish Desires (shop)
Matryoshka M30 Defense M Weight Umami: The shell abandons you and distracts the enemyMatryoshka L leaves this behind when you use its Umami
Matryoshka S20 Defense S Weight Umami: Abandons you and distracts the enemyMatryoshka M leaves this behind when you use its Umami
Shuttlecock15 Defense S Weight 4 Attack Umami: Summons a vortex around you, damaging enemiesShellfish Desires (shop), Reef’s Edge
Piggy Bank40 Defense L Weight 3 MSG Umami: Abandons you and distracts enemiesShellfish Desires (Store)
Trophy20 Defense L Weight 5 MSG Umami: Blasts enemies, interrupting and damaging themShellfish Desires (Store)
Impostor (Among Us guy)30 Defense S Weight Umami: Increases attack for a short period of time, but worsens your ability to dodgeShellfish Desires (shop)
F (F Key)30 Defense S Weight 2 Attack Umami: Throws the enemy directly in front of youShellfish Desires (shop)
Lil’ Red Cup30 Defense S Weight Umami: Increases attack for a short period of time, but worsens your ability to dodgeThe Sands Between
Disco Ball25 Defense M Weight 5 MSG Umami: Shoots a slow-moving projectileThe Sand Between near the raving crabs
Wafer Cone25 Defense M Weight Umami: Restores health over timeExpired Grove
Yoccult20 Defense M Weight Umami: Restores health over timeExpired Grove
Coffee Pod25 Defense S Weight Umami: Increases speed for a short period of timeFlotsam Vale, Expired Grove
Egg Shell10 Defense S Weight 10 MSG Umami: Blocks the next three hitsThe Sands Between, Expired Grove
Coffee Mug30 Defense M Weight Umami: Increases attack speed for a short period of timeExpired Grove
Cascadia Roll20 Defense S Weight 3 MSG Umami: Restores healthExpired Grove
Ham Tim35 Defense L Weight Umami: Sends the enemy flyingExpired Grove
Skull25 Defense L Weight 5 Attack 5 MSG Umami: When you die, as long as the shell is not broken, it will revive youExpired Grove, The Sands Between
Crab Husk30 Defense S Weight 3 MSG Umami: Abandons you and distracts enemiesExpired Grove
Cardboard Box20 Defense M Weight 3 Resistance Umami:  Pushes enemies awayExpired Grove
LEGAL Brick (LEGO Brick)25 Defense S Weight Umami: Sends the enemy in front of you flyingFlotsam Vale, the Sands Between
Spring25 Defense M Weight Umami: Sends the enemy in front of you flyingFlotsam Vale
Mason Jar35 Defense M Weight Umami: While Kril is blocking, glass shards will hit the opponentFlotsam Vale
Shotgun Shell40 Defense S Weight 3 Attack Umami: Explodes above you, dealing massive damage to enemiesFlotsam Vale
Rubber Duck35 Defense S Weight 2 MSG Umami: Abandons you and distracts enemiesFlotsam Vale
Bebop Cup25 Defense S Weight 3 Attack Umami: Prevents Kril from being knocked down and interrupted for a short period of timeFlotsam Vale
Boxing Glove25 Defense L Weight 5 Attack Umami: It launches itself into the area and slams the ground, dealing an AoE of damageFlotsam Vale
Dumptruck25 Defense L Weight Umami: Roll forward at high speedsFlotsam Vale
Plug Fuse30 Defense M Weight 5 Resistance Umami: Electrifies your shellFlotsam Vale
Ink Cartridge25 Defense S Weight 5 MSG Umami: Envelops you in ink, allowing you to go unseen by enemiesFlotsam Vale
Gacha Capsule25 Defense S Weight Umami: Rolls forwards, ramming into enemiesThe Drain
Lightbulb30 Defense M Weight Umami: Electrifies your shellUnfathom
Moue35 Defense L Weight Umami: Electrifies your shellUnfathom
Going Under 64 (Nintendo 64 Cartridge)35 Defense S Weight 5 Attack Pushes enemies awayUnfathom
Sock60 Defense M Weight 3 Resistance Umami: You leap into the air, smashing into the ground, dealing a wide AoE of damageUnfathom
Doll’s Head25 Defense L Weight 6 Attack Umami: Gives you a brief period of invincibilityUnfathom
Service Bell40 Defense S Weight 2 MSG Umami: Interrupts enemies in a wide AoEUnfathom
Party Popper25 Defense S Weight 3 MSG Umami: Sends an enemy flyingUnfathom
Scrub Aggie10 Defense S Weight 2 Attack Umami: Cures Kril of negative status effects and heals him a littleOld Ocean
Dentures30 Defense L Weight No UmamiOld Ocean
Pill Bottle30 Defense L Weight 4 Attack Umami: Restores health over timeOld Ocean
Detergent Cap30 Defense L Weight 4 Attack Umami: Throws the enemy in front of youOld Ocean
UltraSoft (Toilet Paper)25 Defense M Weight Umami: Rolls forward at high speeds, smacking into enemiesOld Ocean
Champagne Flute90  Defense M Weight 4 Attack 4 MSG Umami: Interrupts enemies in a wide AoEOld Ocean
Dish Scrubber30 Defense M Weight Umami: Summons a vortex around you that damages enemiesOld Ocean
Snow Globe40 Defense L Weight 4 MSG Umami: Freezes the water around youOld Ocean
Gun50 Defense L Weight Umami: Shoots an enemy, killing them instantlyAssist Mode
Party Hat20 Defense S Weight 2 MSG Umami: Blasts enemies and interrupts themDefeating pufferfish

As far as what is the best shell in Another Crab’s Treasure, it depends. Depending on the boss you are facing off against and the level, each Shell has an advantage that is situational. So make sure to take advantage of every shell in your current area, and feel free to swap them out depending on your needs.

Another Crab’s Treasure is now available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X / S, Nintendo Switch, and PC.


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