This article is about a/an monster in Kamen Rider, the original series.

Crabbat (ガニコウモル Ganikōmoru, 78-80) - It was initially a mysterious crab/bat monster which appeared during Shocker's last days, foreshadowing the rise of a new threat. Crabbat was the only Geldam monster that actually appeared in the series, before the organization became the new leadership of Gel-Shocker.

Character History

Crabbat faces Kamen Rider 1 several times as a mysterious opponent, denying to be a Shocker monster. He also tells Hongo about the Shocker monster he looking for is Urchidogma. After destroying Urchidogma, Hongo is left with a sense of unease concerning the mysterious new monster. The Shocker Leader reveals Crabbat's image to Ambassador Hell only to tell the commander that he is not his concern. The Dreadful Urchindogma + The Phantom Monster

After Shocker is destroyed and Gel Shocker arises, Crabbat kills the remaining of Shocker Combatants who try to escape before facing Rider 1 once again. In a desperation move, Kamen Rider 1 goes against its flight attack in mid-air, both crashing into each other, creating an explosion that seemingly engulfs both.

After its initial defeat to Rider 1, Crabbat is revived by Gelshocker. The only visual difference is the yellow boots, while the original had black ones. He was able to disguise himself as General Black and uses that ability to attract and engage Kamen Rider 1 and Kazuya Taki in combat once again. Crabbat is destroyed when Kamen Rider 1 throws him from the top of an aerial tramway. However, later it's revealed he just baits for Kamen Rider 1 from Leechameleon and he tries to prevent Hongo from transforming.

Kamen Rider Decade: All Riders vs. Dai-Shocker

Crabbat reappears as Dai-Shocker's monster. Like Fiddler Crabking, even though the original one unique, Dai-Shocker seems to have multiples of them. One is destroyed by Kamen Rider Diend's Dimensional Shoot alongside Leiurus Acutia and Longhorn Orphnoch when they attempt to protect General Jark, but more can be seen in Dai-Shocker's army during its final battle. Crabbats are seen facing Rider 1, Super-1, Blade, Kabuto, and Den-O. One of them is destroyed alongside Squidevil by Decade, Diend, and Den-O. Kamen Rider Decade: All Riders vs. Dai-Shocker

Let's Go Kamen Riders

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Crabbat's Shocker Police human form.

Due to a change in history caused by Ankh leaving an O Medal behind in 1971, Shocker achieved its goal of world dominion with the Shocker Greeed which defeated the Double Riders, and new members from the various groups that would have manifested in the normal timeline after Shocker's destruction. Crabbat was among the many monsters who were part of this alliance. He had a human form and acted as a member of the Shocker police. When 1 and 2 revealed their ruse, he catches Mitsuru and gets attacked by civilians. Later, when the riders united against Shocker, he along with Squidevil and Rattlander was destroyed by Kamen Rider Den-O Climax Form's Boistous Slash and Kamen Rider New Den-O's Counter Slash. OOO, Den-O, All Riders: Let's Go Kamen Riders

Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider Taisen feat. Super Sentai

Crabbat as a Badan soldier with Yum Cimil.

Crabbat was resurrected as part of the revived Badan Empire. When the 15 Heisei Riders and 15 Showa Riders joined forces to defeat Badan, he was seen fighting Kuuga. Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider Taisen feat. Super Sentai

Kamen Rider 1

Crabbat is a member of the remnant Shocker in 2016. He defects to the "stronger team" of Nova Shocker and leads them to where a revived Ambassador Hell is trying to extract the Alexander Eyecon from Mayu Tachibana but is ultimately destroyed by the Powered Up Kamen Rider 1's Rider Punch during the ensuing fight. Kamen Rider 1 (film)

Video game appearances

Kamen Rider Club

Crabbat appears among the monsters of Shocker which is fought by the six Kamen Riders 1, 2, V3, X, Amazon, and Stronger in Kamen Rider Club.

Kamen Rider video game

Crabbat Saikyo Kaijin Form.

Crabbat is one of several default playable characters that appear in the PlayStation Kamen Rider video game. He is fought by the player in the "Kamen Rider Story" on stage 7. In the "Shocker Story" players able upgrade him into Saikyō Kaijin (最強怪人). The player then must defeat Kamen Rider 1 before facing Kamen Rider 2.


Crabbat is able to fly, and its power and reflexes initially surpass Kamen Rider 1's. He is even able to withstand a crash attack from Kamen Rider 1's New Cyclone. It's able to spit a thick smoke that can turn its target into dust.

Behind the scenes



  • He is the first and the only monster so far who appears from its own group.



Kamen Riders
Takeshi Hongo - Hayato Ichimonji
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Kyoichiro Kuroi - Kamen Rider 4
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Taki Rider - Kamen Rider Gaia
Typhoon - Cyclone - New Cyclone - TriCyclone - Sky Cyclone - Neo Cyclone
Tōbei Tachibana - Kazuya Taki - Ruriko Midorikawa - Hiromi Nohara -Mari - Yuri - Michi - Goro Ishikura - Mayu Tachibana
Kamen Rider
Shiro Kazami - Yuki Joji - Keisuke Jin - Daisuke Yamamoto - Shigeru Jo - Hiroshi Tsukuba - Kazuya Oki - Ryo Murasame - Kohtaro Minami - Momotaros - Kotaro Nogami - Tsukasa Kadoya - Eiji Hino - Gentaro Kisaragi - Kouta Kazuraba - Takeru Tenkuji - Makoto Fukami
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Shocker Kaijin
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Nova Shocker
Urga - Igura - Buffal - Nova Shocker Combatmen
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