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The ARK: Survival Evolved reference guide written and maintained by the gamers.
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What is ARK: Survival Evolved?

As a person or lady stranded, bare, freezing, and ravenous on the unforgiving shores of a mysterious island known as ARK, use your ability and crafty to kill or tame and journey the plethora of leviathan dinosaurs and different primeval creatures roaming the land. Hunt, harvest sources, craft objects, grow crops, research technologies, and build shelters to resist the elementsand retailer valuables, all whereas teaming up with (or preying upon) a whole bunch of different gamers to outlive, dominate… and escape!

The sport was launched on August 29th, 2017 after being over two years in ‘Early Access’ and is on the market on Steam, the Xbox Live Marketplace, and PlayStation four with regularly new updates within the open-world dinosaur survival sport.

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ARK Game Features

  • Food, Water, Temperature & Weather
  • Harvest, Build Structures, Paint Items, Dinos and Yourself
  • Plant, Farm & Grow
  • Tame And Benefit From Numerous Creatures
  • Learn to Craft extra Items with Engrams
  • RP Oriented Custom Cooking System!
  • Collect Precious Artifacts In Dangerous Caves
  • Summon The Ultimate Life Forms
  • Advanced Tribe System
  • Hardcore Game Mechanics
  • Explore And Discover
  • Large-World Persistence And Meta-Universe
  • Robust Steam Workshop Mod Support and devoted DevKit
  • High-End Next-Gen Visuals
  • Host your personal Dedicated Server.
  • Explorer Notes
  • Upcoming Features

The ARK Wiki Community

  •  Community portal
  •  Admin noticeboard
  •  Wiki rules
  •  Recent changes
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  •  How to help
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  •  Missing pages
  •  Fan Art


Aberration is a DLC Expansion Map obtainable for $20 on Steam
Ragnarok is a free DLC Expansion Map obtainable on Steam
Scorched Earth is a DLC Expansion Map obtainable for $20 on Steam
Primitive Plus is a free DLC Expansion obtainable on Steam and Xbox One.
The Center is a free DLC Expansion Map obtainable on Steam and Xbox One.

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Quick Game Basics


Survival At Its Finest

  • Attributes
  • Inventory
  • Armor
  • Tools
  • Swimming
  • Getting Started
  • Tips And Tricks
  • Domestication
  • Electricity Guide
  • ARK: Fear Evolved 2
  • ARK: Awesome Anniversary
  • ARK: Eggcellent Adventure
  • ARK: Winter Wonderland
  • ARK: Turkey Trial
  • ARK: Fear Evolved

Survival of the Fittest


Survival of the Fittest is ARK’s Multiplayer Online Survival Arena (MOSA) obtainable on Steam. It comes bundled with the bottom sport.
Tournament History: SotF Tournaments
Current Version: 178.1
Released – September 23, 2016

  • Reduced Bronto harm by 50%
  • Doubled Ring of Death collapse dimension on Official 2v2 and 4v4 (to 11000 radius)

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Recently Released Creatures

168 creatures are introduced, 168 of them launched and zero but to be launched.

Current Patch Notes

PC and Linux

Version: 276.13
Released – December 23, 2017

OPTIONAL HOLIDAY EVENT for devoted servers obtainable on holidayevent department!

  • One-time Wild Dino respawn
  • 5% probability of Xmas coloured creatures
  • 50% probability of white-colored Dire Bears
  • All hat-wearing wild dinos are sporting Santa hats
  • 12am via 5am offers non permanent buff to dwell linked gamers which boosts loot crate high quality by 40% (over base values, 15% over LioMagic values), drops extra loot, and provides extra cosmetics to loot crate drops

Last main launch: 276.0

Xbox One

Version: 768.0
Released – December 12, 2017

  • ARK: Aberration Expansion Pack!
  • Implemented Turret Counter on HUD in preparation for Turret Count Limiting (clamping what number of Turrets could be in-built an space on servers, to dramatically enhance server efficiency).
  • Added “Heavy Turret”, which packs roughly four instances the facility of a daily Turret and has sooner monitoring, however makes use of four Ammo per shot. On Official Servers, in preparation for in the end limiting all Turrets to 100 inside a 10,000 unit vary, solely 100 Heavy Turrets could be positioned in a 10000 unit vary, together with ALL Auto Turrets & Plant Turrets inside that vary.
  • Imprinting intervals elevated from 4hrs to 8hrs between every imprint. Each imprint offers a considerable amount of imprint bonus per imprinting.
  • Shader fashions improved.

Playstation four

Version: 518.4
Released – December 21, 2017

  • Fixed tamed Rock Drake not having the ability to assault enemies correctly.
  • Fixed a problem with Ravagers turning into caught when dismounted on ziplines.
  • Fixed a problem the place upon relogging Ravagers would stand on ziplines incorrectly.
  • Fixed a bug the place climber dinos might climb whereas bola’d.
  • Fixed a bug the place Rock Drake’s might climb whereas encumbered.
  • FIxed a bug the place Rock Drake’s had no ahead velocity when leaping.
  • Fix an exploit the place enemy gamers may very well be pulled inside a Tek protect.
  • Increased cost battery period in electrical buildings by 33%.
  • Fixed a bug the place Roll Rat had weight discount on stone as an alternative of wooden/fungal wooden.
  • Increased Aquatic Mushroom time discount on Biolume Poison (chilly spore) debuff from 1 second to five seconds.
  • Fixed a bug the place weapon attachments would not activate.
  • Nameless now despawn within the Fertile biome as soon as they bury underground, stopping cases the place they had been being drawn up from the Biolume into the Fertile space.
  • Further prevented fertilized eggs from being transferred to servers not utilizing the permit international dino setting when the egg is in participant stock.