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Arena War description.

The HVY Future Shock Scarab is a custom low-profile light tank featured in Grand Theft Auto Online as part of the Arena War update.

Design

Grand Theft Auto Online

The vehicle is evidently based on the Howe & Howe Ripsaw EV2, characterized by the low profile and the suspension system.

The vehicle is essentially the same as its Apocalypse and Nightmare variants, but gains a modernized track system, where the wheels are now smaller in size and enclosed, connected to each other by flexible track coverings and featuring glowing accent trims around these. The tracks themselves also have a new tread pattern.

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Performance

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Vehicle

The Scarab accelerates fairly quick compared to other tracked vehicles and possess above average handling. While having good suspension, caution should be taken when having a ram weapon equipped, as it may disrupt its capabilities.

Although it is not heavy enough to crush cars like the Rhino Tank or the TM-02 Khanjali, the Scarab can still pose a threat at anyone. The vehicle can push away vehicles with ease and is difficult to be pushed by other light cars, making it an excellent choice for transportation around the map.

Abilities
  • The vehicle can be installed with both "Jump" mods and "Shunt" mods. The Jump modifications come in three levels of effectiveness and can be activated using the horn button. When activated, the vehicle will be launched into the air, in a similar way to the Ruiner 2000 and Scramjet. The Shunt modifications allow the vehicle to shunt to the side.
  • The vehicle can be installed with Boost upgrades. This can be used to significantly speed up the vehicle. It can be used repeatedly while driving the vehicle, but it is better to let it fully recharge for maximum efficiency.
Armor

Compared to other Arena vehicles, the Scarab excels in armor resistance, able to take up to six rockets before being destroyed. However, its windshield is pretty large, leaving the front occupants vulnerable to gunfire, with little to no protection for the rear passengers. The Full Armor plate solves the issue with the front occupants, which leaves a smaller weak spot on the windshield. However, there is no option for the rear bed to protect the rear passengers.

Weaponry
  • The vehicle can be fitted with a Ram Weapon. The ram weapon behaves in a similar way to the updated scoops and ramming bars of the RCV and Armored Boxville, causing a large amount of damage to other vehicles and often sending them flying into mid-air with little to no disadvantage against the vehicle itself, and no damage to the vehicle's engine whatsoever. It should be noted that the effectiveness against other players is significantly reduced compared to its effectiveness against NPCs and their vehicles.
  • The Scarab can be modified to have a single Browning M2HB .50 caliber machine gun. It behaves similarly to other front-mounted machine guns from various armed land vehicles, but it is difficult to use and lacks enough firepower to sort out heavily-armored vehicles.
    • It can also have a phased plasma gun, which seems to have higher fire rate but still remain as powerful as the machine gun.
  • The vehicle has the option for installing Proximity Mines. Unlike Weaponized Vehicles added in the Gunrunning update, the Scarab, along with all Arena Cars in the Arena War update, has five different Proximity Mine choices: Kinetic, Spike, EMP, Slick and Sticky;
    • The Kinetic option (orange flashing light) creates a small impulse spreading several meters around the area, sending players and vehicles into the air. The impulse deals little damage to both players and vehicles.
    • The Spike option (dark blue flashing light) bursts the tires of vehicles passing over or near it, as well as dealing a small amount of damage to the vehicle, mainly effecting the vehicle's windows, but otherwise dealing no damage or force. The mine does not burst vehicles with Bulletproof Tires installed.
    • The EMP option (light blue flashing light) disables the vehicle's electronics when passing over it. The accelerator, brakes and steering, as well as the radio and other features are disabled for around 5 seconds before reactivating. It also deals a small amount of damage to players. The player will be notified by whom their vehicle was disabled by in a small notification above the radar.
    • The Slick option (green flashing light) bursts a large amount of oil on the surface, causing vehicles passing over it to lose control. This deals no damage to both vehicles or players.
    • The Sticky option (purple flashing light) bursts a large amount of sticky substance on the surface, causing vehicles passing over it to slow down. This deals no damage to both vehicles or players.
  • The tank can also be installed with bodywork Spikes. These spikes deal damage to NPCs and players, contact with the spikes can instantly kill them.

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Modifications

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The Future Shock Scarab can only be modified at an Arena Workshop.

Category Modification Cost Image
Brakes Stock Brakes $1,000
Street Brakes $20,000
Sport Brakes $27,000
Race Brakes $35,000
Boost None $20,000
Boost Upgrade 20% $100,000
$50,000 (AW)
Boost Upgrade 60% $230,000
$115,000 (AW)
Boost Upgrade 100% $400,000
$200,000 (AW)
Shunt Boost $520,000
$260,000 (AW)
Bodywork Spikes None $5,000
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Body Spikes $55,000
$27,500 (AW)
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Body Spikes MK2 $75,500
$37,750 (AW)
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Armor Plating No Armor Plating $20,000
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Light Armor $110,000
$55,000 (AW)
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Reinforced Armor $175,000
$87,500 (AW)
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Heavy Armor $300,000
$150,000 (AW)
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Windshield Armor None $2,200
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Livery Bars $4,600
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Carbon Bars $7,400
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Livery Quad Bars $11,700
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Carbon Quad Bars $14,500
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Livery Plate $14,700
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Futuristic Plate $14,900
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Primary Full Armor $30,200
$15,100 (AW)
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Secondary Armor $30,600
$15,300 (AW)
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Carbon Armor $31,000
$15,500 (AW)
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Livery Armor $31,400
$15,700 (AW)
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Body Plating Stock Body Plating $200
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Matte Plating $750
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Hex Plating $1,340
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Futuristic Plating $1,650
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Livery Plating $3,000
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Undercarriage Plating Stock Undercarriage Plating $2,200
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Carbon Under Plate $4,600
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Matte Under Plate $7,400
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Primary Under Plate $11,700
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Livery Under Plate $14,500
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Roll Cages No Roll Cage $5,000
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Carbon Rear Shutters $17,500
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Primary Rear Shutters $19,700
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Carbon Panelling $21,950
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Flocked Panelling $24,300
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Primary Panelling $26,800
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Future Shock Panelling $29,650
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Engine Engine Tunes EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $9,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $12,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $18,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $33,500
Engine Covers Stock Engine Cover $200
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Flat Roof $700
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Livery Roof $1,150
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Vented Roof $1,600
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Slat Vents $1,950
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Side Vents $2,400
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Alt Side Vents $2,500
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Heavy Duty Cooling $5,700
$2,850 (AW)
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Exhausts Stock Exhaust $260
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Round Bore Exhaust $750
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Top Mounted Exhaust $1,800
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Slanted Exhaust $3,000
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Horns Main article: Los Santos Customs/Horns -
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Livery None $11,400
HK $18,240
Judith Mantovani $38,760
$19,380 (AW)
Medici $41,040
$20,520 (AW)
Vankhov $43,320
$21,660 (AW)
Santo Capra $45,600
$22,800 (AW)
Enema $46,740
$23,370 (AW)
Sebastian Dix $47,879
$23,939 (AW)
Sebastian Dix V2 $49,020
$24,510 (AW)
Sebastian Dix V3 $50,160
$25,080 (AW)
Crowex $51,300
$25,650 (AW)
Crowex V2 $52,440
$26,220 (AW)
Sessanta Nove $53,579
$26,789 (AW)
Sessanta Nove V2 $54,720
$27,360 (AW)
Sessanta Nove V3 $55,860
$27,930 (AW)
Le Chien $57,000
$28,500 (AW)
Le Chien V2 $58,140
$29,070 (AW)
Le Chien V3 $59,279
$29,639 (AW)
Le Chien V4 $60,420
$30,210 (AW)
Loss/Theft Prevention Tracker
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Respray Main article: Los Santos Customs/Respray Colors -
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Skirts Stock Skirts $2,500
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Carbon $5,500
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Livery $8,000
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Primary Rear Armor $10,500
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Carbon Rear Armor $14,000
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Livery Rear Armor $14,500
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Armor $15,000
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Livery Armor $15,500
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Carbon Armor $16,000
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Matte Armor $16,500
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Livery Plated Armor $17,000
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Primary Full Armor $34,800
$17,400 (AW)
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Livery Full Armor $36,600
$18,300 (AW)
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Carbon Full Armor $38,000
$19,000 (AW)
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Matte Full Armor $40,850
$20,425 (AW)
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Futuristic Panel Armor $42,050
$21,025 (AW)
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Plated Livery Full Armor $42,950
$21,475 (AW)
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Turbo None $5,000
Turbo Tuning $50,000
Vertical Jump None $20,000
Jump Upgrade 20% $130,000
$65,000 (AW)
Jump Upgrade 60% $224,000
$112,000 (AW)
Jump Upgrade 100% $420,000
$260,000 (AW)
Windows None $500
Light Smoke $1,500
Dark Smoke $3,500
Limo $5,000
Weapons Ram Weapons None $20,000
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Light Ram $195,000
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Reinforced Ram $225,000
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Heavy Ram $255,000
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Light Scoop $295,000
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Reinforced Scoop $337,500
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Large Scoop $389,500
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Primary Weapons None $50,000
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Mounted .50 Cal (Clean) $297,000
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40W Phased Plasma Turrets $325,000
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Proximity Mine No Proximity Mine $50,000
Kinetic $270,000
$135,000 (AW)
Spike $158,000
$79,000 (AW)
EMP $300,000
$150,000 (AW)
Slick $198,000
$99,000 (AW)
Sticky $250,000
$125,000 (AW)
(AW) Unlock this item for purchase via the Arena War Career.

Image Gallery

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GTA Online Arena War - HVY Scarab (Apocalypse, Future Shock & Nightmare)

GTA Online Arena War - HVY Scarab (Apocalypse, Future Shock & Nightmare)

Locations

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  • Can be purchased at the Arena War website for $3,076,290 or $2,313,000 (trade price as a Sponsorship Tier reward in the Arena War Career).
    • The vehicle comes with the "HK" Livery and a Light Scoop Ram Weapon as standard when purchased.

Bugs/Glitches

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  • Certain modifications on the "Engine Covers" group may cause a visual bug on the side badges:
    • When applying the Livery Roof, the badge will be mapped incorrectly.
    • When applying the Heavy Duty Cooling, the badge will be inverted.

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