New Crab God emerges in Crab God
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Does it matter which Crabling you pick to ascend in Crab God?

Which adorable crustacean should you pick?

In the depths of the ocean, Crab God has the player make a rather serious decision early in the game about who will ascend as, well, the Crab God itself. You may be wondering what choice to make as your Crablings stare at you with their adorable eyes, so here's our handy guide that answers whether it matters which Crabling you pick to ascend in Crab God.

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Which Crabling should you choose to ascend in Crab God?

Crabling ascend menu in Crab God
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When you start a new run in Crab God, you're first tasked with hatching your new Crabling followers, and each one has its own name and starts at Level 1. Next, you're asked, "Who shall ascend?" and you must choose one of your Crablings as the next heir after the current Crab God passes on. However, it's not exactly clear if it matters which Crabling you decide to place in the Temple of the Tide.

After our multiple playthroughs on different paths through the ocean, it's safe to say that it does not matter which Crabling you pick to ascend in Crab God. Their stats don't change as a result or affect anything, and the game's outcome doesn't differ in any way. In other words, when you choose a Crabling and they're placed in a demi-egg inside the Temple, they're effectively removed from active play, so they take no actions that have any bearing on progress or the ending.

Your primary task as the player is simply to protect them and the Temple as your active Crablings migrate further into the ocean. Therefore, leveling your roster of active Crablings as much as possible and bestowing them with powerful Traits to fend off the terrors of the deep until the heir is ready to hatch is actually what matters.

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Stephanie Watel is a freelance writer for Pro Game Guides. Stephanie has been with the site for a few months, and in the games media industry for about a year. Stephanie typically covers the latest news and a variety of gaming guides for the site, and loves gardening and being the bird lady of the neighborhood. She has a BA in Writing from Pace University in NY.

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