The HVY Nightmare Scarab is a weaponized Military vehicle featured in GTA Online on PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, added to the game as part of the update on December 11, 2018.

It's equipped with a Rocket Boost, that can be used for very quick acceleration and as a rechargeable speed boost.

How to get the Nightmare Scarab in GTA Online:

The Nightmare Scarab can be purchased in GTA Online from Arena War for a price of $3,076,290.

The Nightmare Scarab can be stored in any of your Properties/Garages as a Personal Vehicle. It can be customized at Arena Workshop.

Once acquired, you can request the delivery of the Nightmare Scarab from the .

How to unlock the Nightmare Scarab Trade Price?

A trade price of $2,313,000 (Discounted)* can be unlocked for the Nightmare Scarab. 

*The discounted SecuroServ Trade Price for the Nightmare Scarab is unlocked after the player has unlocked it as a sponsorship tier reward in the Arena War Career.

HVY Nightmare Scarab in Real Life:

The design of the HVY Nightmare Scarab is based on a real life Howe & Howe Ripsaw EV2.

HVY Nightmare Scarab Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Nightmare Scarab in GTA V is 119.50 mph (192.32 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the Nightmare Scarab in GTA Online?

Yes, you can sell the Nightmare Scarab at Arena Workshop for a resale price of $1,845,774 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades.

Nightmare Scarab: GTA V Vehicle Info

  • Vehicle Class Military
  • Manufacturer HVY
  • Vehicle Features Arena ContenderHas Trade PriceRocket BoostWeaponized Vehicle
  • Acquisition Arena War
  • GTA Online Price $3,076,290
  • Trade Price $2,313,000 (Discounted)*
  • Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)Arena Workshop
  • Modifications Arena Workshop
  • Sell Can be sold only if purchased (High-End)
  • Sell Price (Resale) $1,845,774 ($3,182,489 when fully upgraded)
  • Top Speed - Game Files 62.14 mph (100.00 km/h)
  • Based on (Real Life) Howe & Howe Ripsaw EV2

  • Seats 2
  • Mass / Weight 5,000 KG
  • Drive Train AWD
  • Gears 1

Nightmare Scarab: GTA V Performance

  • Top Speed - Real 119.50 mph (192.32 km/h)

Nightmare Scarab: GTA V Statistics

  • Speed
  • Acceleration
  • Braking
  • Handling
  • Overall 42.54

Note: The above statistics are coming from the Rockstar official website.

Nightmare Scarab Description:

This edition of the Scarab takes its design cues from the toughest, most survivable things ever recorded in nature: cockroaches, hyper-resilient microorganisms, and Burger Shot packaging.

Nightmare Scarab: GTA V Appearances

  • Game Edition Game Edition: GTA OnlineGTA Online
  • DLC / Title Update
  • Release Date December 11, 2018
  • Platforms PCPlayStation 5Xbox Series X|SPlayStation 4Xbox One

  • Model ID scarab3
  • Notes *The discounted SecuroServ Trade Price for the Nightmare Scarab is unlocked after the player has unlocked it as a sponsorship tier reward in the Arena War Career.
  • Nightmare Scarab: Vehicle Customization
    ModificationGTA Online Price
    Stock Brakes $1,000
    Street Brakes $20,000
    Sport Brakes $27,000
    Race Brakes $35,000
    None $20,000
    Boost Upgrade 20% $100,000 (AW: $50,000)
    Boost Upgrade 60% $230,000 (AW: $115,000)
    Boost Upgrade 100% $400,000 (AW: $200,000)
    Shunt Boost $520,000 (AW: $260,000)
    Body Work > Decorations
    None $4,200
    Rear War Poles $6,720 (AW: $3,360)
    Rear Spears $7,140 (AW: $3,570)
    Skull Cross $7,560 (AW: $3,780)
    Skull Cross w/ War Poles $7,980 (AW: $3,990)
    Skull Cross w/ Spears $8,400 (AW: $4,200)
    Load'a War Poles $8,610 (AW: $4,305)
    Load'a Spears $8,820 (AW: $4,410)
    Body Work > Spikes
    None $5,000
    Body Spikes $55,000 (AW: $27,500)
    Body Spikes MK2 $75,500 (AW: $37,750)
    Body Spikes MK3 $99,500 (AW: $49,750)
    Body Work > Armor Plating
    No Armor Plating $20,000
    Light Armor $110,000 (AW: $55,000)
    Reinforced Armor $175,000 (AW: $87,500)
    Heavy Armor
    (Brands: ???, ???, A.M. Beer, Flint, Hinterland and Sneaky Footwear)
    $300,000 (AW: $150,000)
    Body Work > Windshield Armor
    None $2,200
    Tri Bar $4,600
    Quad Bar $7,400
    Ladder Bars $11,700
    Plated Bars
    (Brands: You Tool)
    Full Armor $29,400 (AW: $14,700)
    Secondary Full Armor $29,800 (AW: $14,900)
    Carbon Full Armor $30,200 (AW: $15,100)
    Rusty Full Armor $30,600 (AW: $15,300)
    Body Work > Body Plating
    Stock Body Plating $200
    Alt Front Plate
    (Brands: ???, Biglogs Corp., Disruption Logistics, Kisama Beer, Period Rags, Sprunk, Wiener Club, Wigwam Burger and Wiwang)
    Alt Front Plate Mk2
    (Brands: ???, ???, Dense, Disruption Logistics, EarthQuakes, Fleeca, Flint, Lifeinvader, Shark Cards, Sprunk and Wiener Club)
    Body Work > Roll Cage
    No Roll Cage $5,000
    Rear Bars $17,500
    Carbon Walls $19,700
    Rusty Walls $21,950
    Alt Rusty Walls $24,300
    Cage $22,000 (AW: $11,000)
    Plated Cage
    (Brands: ???, ???, Fleeca, Junk Energy Drink and Meinmacht)
    $23,900 (AW: $11,950)
    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 > Engine Covers
    Stock Engine Cover $200
    Flat Roof $700
    Entrenching Equipment $1,150
    Large Vents $1,600
    Slat Vents $1,950
    Thin Vents $2,400
    Air Filtration Vents $5,000 (AW: $2,500)
    Long Range Equipment $5,700 (AW: $2,850)
    Stock Exhaust $260
    Inside Tracks $750
    Rear Exhaust $1,800
    Top Mounted Exhaust $3,000
    Slanted Top Mounted $9,550
    See the full list of the available Horns options »
    Lights > Headlights*
    Stock Lights $600
    Xenon Lights $7,500
    Lights > Neon Kits
    See the full list of the available Neon Kits options »
    None $11,400
    Phat Chips
    (Brands: ???, ???, Jardineros, Sweet Nothings, Pirate Music, Tinkle, Nut House, Degenatron, Cherry Popper, Atomic, Backside Skateboards, Demonoil, and Fixup)
    Pump & Run
    (Brands: ???, Cluckin Bell, Kabel, Flint, Hardstand, Angel-Os, Arrow Gasoline, Junk, Sprunk and Xero)
    $38,760 (AW: $19,380)
    Nut House
    (Brands: ???, ???, ???, ???, Whippet Race Bike, Neurotic Toys, Go Go Space Monkey, D-Rail, San Trak, Impotent Rage, Righteous Slaughter 7, Rapefest Quark Zoom, EXsorbeo and Lil Rotters)
    $41,040 (AW: $20,520)
    Hugo Scaffolds
    (Brands: Alphabetz, Go Go Space Monkey, Bishop's Chicken, Rimmers, Chihuahua Hotdogs, and Impotent Rage)
    $43,320 (AW: $21,660)
    See the full list of the available Respray options »
    Stock Skirts $2,500
    Carbon Half Cover
    (Brands: Butter Streaks)
    Full Carbon Half Cover $8,000
    Armored Cover $10,500
    Primary Full Cover
    (Brands: Flint)
    Full Cover Kit
    (Brands: Same as above)
    Armor Plated Cover
    (Brands: Lifeinvader)
    Armor Plated Kit
    (Brands: Same as above)
    Mega Cover
    (Brands: Stank)
    $32,000 (AW: $16,000)
    Mega Cover Kit
    (Brands: Same as above)
    $33,000 (AW: $16,500)
    Armored Mega Cover
    (Brands: ???, Earthquakes, Stoner Cement Works, Surprise Facial)
    $34,000 (AW: $17,000)
    Armored Mega Cover Kit
    (Brands: Same as above)
    $34,800 (AW: $17,400)
    None $5,000
    Turbo Tuning $50,000
    Vertical Jump
    None $20,000
    Jump Upgrade 20% $130,000 (AW: $65,000)
    Jump Upgrade 60% $224,000 (AW: $112,000)
    Jump Upgrade 100% $420,000 (AW: $210,000)
    Wheels > Wheel Type
    See the full list of the available Wheel Types options »
    Wheels > Wheel Color
    See the full list of the available Wheel Colors options »
    Wheels > Tire Design
    Stock Tires $200
    Custom Tires $5,000
    Wheels > Tire Enhancements
    Standard Tires $200
    Bulletproof Tires $25,000 (Rank 20)
    Low Grip Tires $500 (at LS Car Meet)
    Wheels > Tire Smoke
    See the full list of the available Tire Smoke options »
    None $500
    Light Smoke $1,500
    Dark Smoke $3,500
    Limo $5,000
    Weapons > Ram Weapons
    None $20,000
    Light Ram $195,000
    Reinforced Ram $225,000
    Heavy Ram $255,000
    Light Scoop $295,000
    Reinforced Scoop $337,500
    Large Scoop
    (Brands: Orang-O-Tang)
    Weapons > Primary Weapons
    None $50,000
    Mounted .50 Cal (Clean) $297,000
    Mounted .50 Cal (Painted) $325,000
    Weapons > Proximity Mine
    No Proximity Mine $50,000
    Kinetic $270,000 (AW: $135,000)
    Spike $158,000 (AW: $79,000)
    EMP $300,000 (AW: $150,000)
    Slick $198,000 (AW: $99,000)
    Sticky $250,000 (AW: $125,000)

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