Those weren't its eyes. They're fake. Like moth wings. Did you see the stalks on top of its…well, it doesn't have a head. The things like looked like onions on sticks? I think those were the eyes.”— Miller
The origin of these creatures is unknown but they have been able to survive the conditions left behind by the Great War.
Far larger than their pre-War counterparts they are able to survive in waterlogged, cavernous openings on the coast and are capable of throwing devastating punches at a sonic speed, enough to split hardened power armor.
- The only known mutant mantis shrimp was encountered by Jenkins on a shattered rock beach somewhere in the vicinity of the Glow.