Drillbit Crab

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This article is about the enemy from Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story. For information about the character in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, see Drill Bit.
Bowser's Inside Story Enemy
Drillbit Crab
Drillbit Crab.gif
Location(s) Plack Beach
Battled by Mario & Luigi ("Bump Attack"-like defeat for Bowser with 5 Coin as reward)
Level 21
HP 115/173
Power 60/150
Defense 65/98
Speed 55/83
Fire Half
Burn? Normal
Dizzy? Double
Stat Down? Half
KO? Normal
Experience 240
Coins 45
Item Drop Super Mushroom (5%)
Internal ID 0x07

A Drillbit Crab is a crab-like enemy with a drill as a shell found exclusively to Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story. These enemies are found in Plack Beach. Bowser can simply walk into them to defeat them, gettings five coins in the process, but the Mario Bros. have to battle them head-on, being careful not to use any Jump attacks (due to the drill). In battle, the Drillbit Crab will lean towards the direction of the bro. its going to attack. It may move straight into the bro with its drill. This attack needs to be countered with the Hammer. Failing or neglecting to do this results damage and sometimes the DEF-Down aliment. Its other attack consists of drilling underground and trying to hit a bro. It will then protrude its drill and move sideways, trying to attack both bros. This attack needs to be countered with a jump. Not doing so will cause damage and can also receive the trip status effect.

These enemies may sometimes be paired with Pendrils in battle.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヤドドリラー
Yado Dorirā
Hermit Crab Driller
Spanish (NOA) Brocangrejo Pun on broca (drill) and cangejo (crab).
Spanish (NOE) Taladrejo Pun on taladro (anoher word for drill) and cangrejo
French (NOE) Crustavrille From "crustacé" (crustacean) and "vrille" (gimlet)
German Krabbohra Pun on Krabbe (crab) and Bohrer (drill)
Italian Pagutrapano From "paguro" (Hermit Crab) and "trapano" (drill)