Crab Champions Weapons Tier List [Ranked & Compared]

Looking to dominate the arena in Crab Champions? Check out our tier list, ranking all the top-performing weapons.

Crab Champions is a multiplayer game where players control crabs and engage in battles against other crabs. The game offers a variety of 12 different weapons, that range from dual pistols to rocket launchers, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. Our Crab Champions Weapon Tier List ranks all weapons from top to low performers.

Key Takeaways
  • There are more than 12 Weapons in Crab Champions.
  • S-tier weapons are the most powerful and essential for dominating the game.
  • A-tier weapons are still strong and effective, somehow alternatives to S-tier weapons.
  • B-tier weapons require skill and strategy to use but can turn the tide.
  • C-tier weapons are situational but not recommended for competitive games.
  • All of the characteristics in Crab Champions (DPS, Spread, Reload Time, Mag Size) of weapons were considered while crafting this tier list.

All Crab Champions Weapon

Here is a quick comparison of Stats for all Crab Champion Weapons, including damage, shots per second, DPS, Reload, Explosive, spread, and magazine.

WeaponDamage per bullet/shotShots per secondBullets per shotDPSReloadExplosiveSpreadMag size
Mini Gun12221264LongNoMedium15
Sniper30011300LongNoNo spread10
Blade Launcher20-804180-320FastNoMedium9
Auto Shotgun20/12046480MediumNoHeavy12
Burst Pistol30101300MediumNoMedium28
Dual Shotguns306x21180x2FastNoSmall24x2
Crossbow5027700FastNoVery heavy, no vertical12
Dual Pistol306x21180x2FastNoSmall24x2
Auto Rifle2891252MediumNoSmall40
Orb Launcher35131455MediumNoMedium36
Cluster Launcher25/15036450MediumYesHeavy6
Rocket Launcher20011200SlowYesMedium5

Weapon Tier Ranking

Tier Weapons
S-Tier Mini Gun, Sniper, Blade Launcher
A-Tier Auto Shotgun, Burst Pistol, Dual Shotguns
B-Tier Crossbow, Dual Pistol, Auto Rifle, Orb Launcher, Cluster Launcher
C-Tier Rocket Launcher

S-Tier Weapons

S tier Weapons - Crab Champions Weapon Tier List
S-Tier Weapons

In the S-ranking , you’ll find the very best weapons that can easily defeat your opponents. These weapons are incredibly powerful and a must-have for any crab player who wants to dominate the arena.

Mini Gun

Mini Gun is the fastest gun in Crab Champions and has the biggest magazine. It scales beautifully with just about every mod and perk.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
No 12 22 1 264 Long No Medium 15

Pros

  • Mini Gun is the Fastest gun
  • Scales well with mods and perks
  • Large magazine capacity, reducing the need for frequent reloads

Cons

  • Mini Gun has Low damage per bullet/shot
  • High spread, making accuracy difficult

Sniper

Sniper has Incredible damage output and pairs well with a lot of builds, and perks for speedy runs.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
No 300 1 1 300 Long No No Spread 10

Pros

  • Sniper has Incredible damage output
  • Pairs well with various builds and perks, making for speedy runs
  • High accuracy, with no spread

Cons

  • Sniper has a Slow firing rate, making it challenging in close-range combat
  • Only one bullet per shot, requiring frequent reloading

Blade Launcher

Blade Launcher is excellent for taking out hordes of enemies as it hits multiple enemies and pierces them in one shot.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
No 20-80 4 1 80-320 Fast No Medium 9

Pros

  • Blade Launcher is Excellent for taking out hordes of enemies as it hits multiple enemies
  • Deals high damage per shot and has pierce, making it effective against groups
  • Fast reload time

Cons

  • Blade Launcher has a Small magazine size, requiring frequent reloading
  • Limited range, making it challenging in certain situations

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A-Tier Weapons

A tier Weapons - Crab Champions Weapon Tier List
A-Tier Weapons

Weapons in the A-ranking of Crab Champions Weapon Tier List are also strong contenders. While not as impressive as the S-tier weapons, they are still effective and can provide a significant advantage in battle.

Auto Shotgun

Auto Shotgun is a Fast firing shotgun for maximum damage per shot, works with many builds, and handles many enemies.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
No 20/120 4 6 480 Medium No Heavy 12

Pros

  • Auto Shotgun is a Versatile weapon that works with many different builds and playstyles
  • It has a Fast firing rate for maximum damage output
  • Large magazine size for extended fights

Cons

  • Auto Shotgun is Heavy and bulky, making it less mobile in combat
  • Limited range, making it less effective in certain situations

Burst Pistol

Burst Pistol is a powerful burst pistol, that delivers massive damage bursts with good accuracy.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
No 30 10 1 300 Medium No Medium 28

Pros

  • Burst Pistol has High damage output with bursts of shots
  • Reasonable reload speed
  • Medium spread, making it easier to hit targets at close to medium-range distances

Cons

  • Burst Pistol is sometimes Inaccurate, making it difficult to hit targets at longer ranges
  • Limited magazine size, requiring frequent reloading
  • Burst mode can be difficult to control, leading to wasted ammunition and missed shots

Dual Shotguns

With Dual Shotguns, you have to manage the damage you take as you have to maintain a closer firing range, but the damage output can be huge.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
Yes 30 6×2 1 180×2 Fast No Small 24×2

Pros

  • Dual Shotguns have High damage output at close range
  • Fast reload time
  • Dual-wielded, allowing for higher DPS and greater flexibility in combat situations

Cons

  • Dual Shotguns have Limited range, making it difficult to engage targets at longer distances
  • Low ammo capacity, requiring frequent reloading
  • Requires good positioning and timing to avoid taking damage while engaging enemies up-close

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B-Tier Weapons

B tier Weapons - Crab Champions Tier List
B-Tier Weapons

Weapons in the B-rank require more finesse and strategic planning to use effectively. While they may not be as straightforward as higher-tier weapons, they can still be valuable assets in the hands of skilled and cunning players, capable of turning the tide of battle.

Crossbow

Crossbow Fires in a wide arc with a seven-projectile spread, and serious damage output.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
No 50 2 7 700 Fast No Very heavy, with no vertical 12

Pros

  • Crossbow has High damage per shot
  • Multiple projectiles for crowd control
  • Fast reload time

Cons

  • Crossbow has a Slow firing rate
  • Heavy and cumbersome
  • Limited range due to arc trajectory
  • Small magazine size

Dual Pistols

A dual Pistol is a Well-rounded option, good for close to medium-range combat.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
Yes 30 6×2 1 180×2 Fast No Small 24×2

Pros

  • Dual Pistol is Versatile and good for various situations
  • Fast firing rate with Good accuracy
  • Effective against multiple enemies

Cons

  • Dual Pistol Doesn’t scale as well as other weapons
  • Can be outclassed by other weapons
  • Limited range compared to other weapons

Auto Rifle

Auto Rifle is a balanced full auto rifle, versatile and useful in many situations.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
No 28 9 1 252 Medium No Small 40

Pros

  • Auto Rifle has a Good balance between damage and firing rate
  • Good accuracy
  • Large magazine size

Cons

  • Auto Rifle is Not as powerful as other weapons like Auto/Dual Shotguns
  • Medium reload time
  • No explosive capabilities

Orb Launcher

Orb Launcher Fires short-range high-spread orbs, improved but still not a great choice compared to other weapons.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
No 35 13 1 455 Medium No Medium 36

Pros

  • Orb Launcher Improves after buffs and is Good for close-range combat 
  • Medium magazine size

Cons

  • Orb Launcher has Low damage output 
  • It has a relatively slow rate of fire 
  • High recoil

Cluster Launcher

Cluster Launcher is a Short-range launcher that fires clusters of delayed explosion projectiles. Has high splash damage.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
No 25/150 3 6 450 Medium Yes Heavy 6

Pros

  • Cluster Launcher has High splash damage. 
  • Clusters of projectiles allow for area denial. 

Cons

  • Cluster Launcher is Not very effective against bosses. 
  • Heavy, limiting mobility. 
  • Small magazine size. 
  • Explosions can damage users if fired at close range.

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C-Tier Weapons

C tier Weapons - Crab Champions Tier List
C-Tier Weapons

In the C rank, you’ll not find any powerful weapons. These weapons can be useful in some specific scenarios but they are not recommended for competitive plays.

Rocket Launcher

Rocket Launcher Grenades still outperform and can be scaled up faster, so rockets feel slower and less damaged as compared to other weapons.

Two-handed Damage per bullet/shot Shots per second Bullets per shot DPS Reload Explosive Spread Mag size
No 200 1 1 200 Slow Yes Medium 5

Pros

  • Rocket Launcher Deals a huge amount of damage per rocket fired
  • Causes splash damage, making it effective against groups of enemies
  • Has a medium spread, making it easier to hit targets at a distance

Cons

  • Rocket Launcher has a Slow firing rate of 1 rocket per second
  • Slow reload time
  • Small magazine size of only 5 rockets
  • Can be outperformed by other weapons like Grenades

Crab Champions Patch & Tier List Criteria

This tier list is based on Early Access Update 5 of Crab Champions, and the criteria of the Tier List are based on the following factors:

  • Damage Per Bullet/Shot
  • Short Per Second
  • Bullets Per Short
  • DPS
  • Reload Speed
  • Explosive
  • Spread
  • Mag size

It’s worth noting that a player’s build is subject to various factors, including a blend of perks and weapon modifications. These elements can influence the classification of a weapon. However, the top-performing weapons perform well in all conditions.

As you play Crab Champions and complete levels you get keys. You can use these keys to purchase weapons for better performance.

After conducting a thorough evaluation of every weapon in Crab Champions, we have taken into account their performance across various scenarios and combined them with optimal perks and mods. This has allowed us to create a detailed Crab Champions Weapon Tier List of the most dominant weapons.

Whether you are new to Crab Champions or an experienced player, our tier list will provide you with valuable insights to make informed decisions and increase your chances of winning battles. Furthermore, you can join this crab champions subreddit for updates and more tips for better gameplay.

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Muhammad Sanan Khan is a Tier List expert on eXputer who loves to talk and write about everything related to video games. He has half a decade's worth of experience writing for video games and is also the founder of TopTierList, a website dedicated to Tier Lists and rankings only. For some reason, Sanan is obsessed with ranking things and researching what's best. Learn some more about Sanan's gaming journey on his Steam profile.

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