The Gene Tree provides a wide array of bonuses that can be acquired using Gene Points. To obtain Gene Points the player must participate in Tournaments, ranking higher in the Tournament gives more Gene Points.
Genes are classified in small, medium and large Gene Nodes. Each size has a different cost, small nodes cost one Gene Point, medium nodes cost 3 Gene Points and large nodes cost 8 Gene points.
A total of 372 genes exist, 322 are small-node genes, 38 are medium-node genes and 12 large-node genes.
A total of 532 Gene points are needed to fill every gene node.
|Name||Effect||All Nodes Effect|
|Small Nodes (Cost: 1 Gene Point)|
|Amethyst Damage||+15% All Amethyst Damage||+930% Amethyst Damage | 62 Nodes Total|
|Emerald Damage||+15% All Emerald Damage||+990% Emerald Damage | 66 Nodes Total)|
|Garnet Damage||+15% All Garnet Damage||+1080% Garnet Damage | 72 Nodes Total)|
|All Damage||+5% All Damage||+315% All Damage | 63 Nodes Total|
|Gold Drop||+5% Gold Dropped||+295% Gold Dropped |59 Nodes Total|
|Medium Nodes (Cost: 3 Gene Points)|
|Amethyst Strand||+1 Amethyst Crab every 7 taps||+2 Amethyst Crab every 7 taps | 2 Nodes Total|
|Emerald Strand||1% Reptile Gold Dropped on Emerald Critical Hit.||2% Reptile Gold Dropped on Emerald Critical Hit | 2 Nodes Total|
|Garnet Strand||1x Crab Damage after Garnet Dodge||2x Crab Damage after Garnet Dodge | 2 Nodes Total|
|Idle Gold||+20% Queen Idle Gold|
|no image yet||appxplore strand||increase damage of appxplore & baby appxplore crabs by 30%||90% increased damage for baby&appxplore crabs / 3 nodes total|
|Symbiotic Strand||10% Bonus DNA from completed Mutation Sets||20% Bonus DNA from completed Mutation Sets | 2 Nodes Total|
|Mutation Strand||2% Bonus DNA from each Mutation||4% Bonus DNA from each Mutation | 2 Nodes Total|
|Evolution Strand||+1 Bonus DNA of evolving Crabs per every 2 Mutations owned||+2 Bonus DNA of evolving Crabs per every 2 Mutations owned | 2 Nodes Total|
|Chrono Butterfly||+33% Duration of Butterfly Skills||+99% Duration of Butterfly Skills | 3 Nodes Total|
|Frenzy||+75% Speed for 3 Seconds upon a kill||+150% Speed for 3 Seconds upon a kill | 2 Nodes Total|
|Mutation Infusion||+10% Mutation Damage Bonus||+100% Mutation Damage Bonus | 10 Nodes Total|
|Gem Crystalization||+2% Gem Damage Bonus (each)||+10% Gem Damage Bonus (each) | 5 Nodes Total|
|Large Nodes (Cost: 8 Gene Points)|
|Treasure Butterfly||Blue Butterflies drop pearls and occasionally Gems.|
|Butterfly Shockwave||Butterflies deal 125x Crab Damage to Reptiles upon tapping.|
|Colossal Twin||+10x Damage of Colossal Crab and +1 Colossal Crab.|
|Midas Swarm||Shadow Swarm Crabs drop 2% Reptile Gold upon hit.|
|Foggy Mist||Smokescreen doubles damage of Crabs after a dodge.|
|Royal Wings||Queen Frenzy doubles Queen Damage and raises Queen Speed by 50%.|
|Tertiary Fusion||1+ Extra Crab per Tap when Genetic Split is active.|
|Gilded Leech||Golden Leech drops 2% of Collected Gold per Tap.|
|Golden Boss||Gives 30% chance of encountering a Golden Boss which drops 10x gold.|
|Toxic Vines||Vines hurt Bosses for 20x Crab damage every second.
(Vines are found every 10 meters).
|Gunner Crab||Permanent Crab. Every tap GC deals 0.5x Crab Damage, can Critical Hit.|
|Laser Crab||Permanent Crab. Every 3 seconds LC fires a laser that deals 6x Crab Damage and can Critical Hit (Laser may miss if there is no Reptile).|
|Obtained from in-game data and [u/FlareBlast]'s post at /r/CrabWar|