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Alignment Neutral
Type Monstrous Humanoid (Aquatic)
Publication history
Source books Fiend Folio
First appearance 1981

In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the crabman is a large monstrous humanoid.


Crabmen are simple hunter-gatherers and generally peaceful.

A crabman is usually neutral and generally lives near warm sea coasts.

Publication history[edit]

The crabman have appeared in the following publications:

Further reading[edit]

  • Dragon Magazine, issue #250.


  1. Turnbull, Don, ed. Fiend Folio (TSR, 1981)
  2. Williams, Skip, et al. 'Monstrous Compendium Fiend Folio Appendix (TSR, 1992)
  3. Stewart, Doug, ed. Monstrous Manual (TSR, 1993)
  4. Green, Scott; Peterson, Clark (2002). Tome of Horrors. Necromancer Games. pp. 47-48. ISBN 1-58846-112-2.