Capture Beetles are special insects that can capture any monster that has been weakened to the point in which they begin to flash (with exception of slim burbles, which flash upon spawning). They are bright purple and have a pink light that glows around them. Upon making contact with a monster, the beetle transforms into a magical cage around the creature. This cage promptly shrinks into a few motes of light the spiral upward before vanishing, symbolizing that the monster has been successfully captured.
- They have a similar appearance to the scarabs, but are significantly larger.
- The beetles dissolve upon contact with water. This is why aquatic monsters (Electric Eels, Sea Turtles, and Manta Rays) cannot be captured.
- They are controlled by the left analog stick on both PlayStation and Xbox.
- It is unknown why Squirts are immune to them.
|Found by Sphinx||Beetle Pouch | Beetle Satchel | Blade of Osiris | Blowpipe | Capture Beetle | Crocodile Scales | Dark Stone of Invisibility | Dart | Dart Belt | Large Scarab Bag | Scarab | Scarab Bag | Shield of Osiris|
|Found by Tutankhamen||Hands of Amun | Onyx Scarab | Wings of Ibis|