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Questions tagged [ark-survival-evolved]

ARK: Survival Evolved is an open-world multiplayer survival game created by Studio Wildcard. It is currently available on Steam early access.

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How to locate your dinosaurs that you tamed using force tamed when you die?

I can't find my dinosaurs, I play on a private server tamed an alpha raptor using force tame and tamed a sarco then a few other 20 dinosaurs. The whistle doesn't work and I know they are near my ...
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Is ark: survival evolved a couch coop game?

Me and my wife love to play coop games. I am planning to buy our next game for PS4. It seems that ARK: Survival evolved is indeed a couch coop game, but we are not sure. Can someone please confirm ...
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Ark Running Poorly

I just bought ark yesterday, and yes, I know I'm a bit behind the times, and I opened it up, and it was running smooth. I don't have the beefiest PC, but it's an Alienware Aurora with an I7 core, so ...
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Signal 11 caught. The server exits when the item is delivered via RCON

I try to give an object to the player on the server via RCON using the GiveItemNumToPlayer command. After sending the command the object is not issued and the server is shutting down. The server has ...
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Ark symbols meanning

I was playing ark and I finally managed to get a good connection and downloaded the update for ark, now when I try and play it it has the bank status effect at the bottom and the pickaxe and shovel at ...
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How do I use AutoHotKey to switch Slomo modes in Ark/Conan Exiles?

Conan Exiles and Ark use the same engine. You press insert, you type "slomo 3", you press enter, and the game runs wayyy faster. I'm trying to get an AHK script working where when I press F1, F2 and ...
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Ark Survival Evolved: Setting dedicated spawn area

I know with minecraft you are able to set a default spawn point for all players that join the server for the first time will spawn at. Is there a way to do this with ARK survival evolved? I want all ...
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Takes 30 mins to respawn in ark

Whenever my friend joins my ark world on the island on the Xbox one, the respawn time can take up to 39 minutes. What could be causing this and how can I fix it?
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How do I configure the item decay time (of a death corpse bag) in my ARK server?

I have set the GlobalItemDecompositionTimeMultiplier field with a value of 1.0 inside the [/Script/ShooterGame.ShooterGameMode] section of the Game.ini file. A multiplier of 1.0 I read that in ...
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How do you get the admin console on ark?

How do you get the admin console in ark?
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What is a Crossark Server?

They say Crossark servers are server clusters where players can transfer their characters between servers. But I always see players transferring their characters on non-Crossark servers too. What is ...
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Water in Ark: Survival Evolved is rendered flat and gray

Running on Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon with Nvidia graphics Card 16 gb of ram (more specific info will follow upon request if necessary) I haven't made any changes to hardware, software, etc. This is an ...
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How to find a lost Ark Survival Evolved Tamed (Non Dead ) Dino? [duplicate]

I was on the beach with my best dino, he was set to neutral and to not follow, however I don't remember where I died. He's still alive but I can't find him. Any help?
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In Ark Survival Evolved, do you lose gained experience points when you die?

In Ark, do you lose all/any of your experience points when you die? I haven't bothered looking when I die and I'm to scared to try now.
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Can I start a new single-player Ark game and save the old one?

I love my current Ark Survival Evolved game, but I would love to start a new single-player game. Is there anyway I can start a new Ark single-player game and save the old one. P.S., this has to be on ...
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Can I finally build a mosasaur submarine?!

So now that tek vacuum chambers and the other nice toy are out I was wondering. Will I be able to place these vacuum chambers on a mosasaur platform and be able to build a small submersible? I know I ...
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Health Regening Slowly

I am playing ARK on the XBOX ONE and whenever I get hurt, my health goes down. Since it goes down, it needs to regen. But, it only heals about .5 health per second. My max health is 1482.3. Please ...
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Can different wyvern species breed together?

Ok so I have a level 234 male poison wyvern and a level 229 female lightning wyvern. I had raised them and I believe they are max level. Will I be able to breed the two and get a fertilized egg, or ...
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How many fireplaces are needed for incubation?

Okay, so on ark I recently decided to start breeding my raptor. I had to find her the perfect raptor. After 8 hours of searching I find the desired stud raptor. He is a hulking level 124 male raptor ...
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In Ark, Center, Island, or Scorched Earth?

With which one should a new player start? And is it possible to move character between this by using the obelisk as long all are public servers?
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How can I identify the classname of a specific item/engram in ARK?

As an administrator, I require to identify the classname of the engram of the Offline Raid Protection (ORP) mod item to hide it for players, however the author of this mod didn't gave that basic and ...
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How can I achieve a safe zone (PVP free) in ARK?

I am the administrator of a non-official PVP server. I've installed the Capitalism mods and our intention is to create a market zone in a specific position of the world map. Using the Capitalism mods ...
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How do I set a decay period for structures in ARK? (PVP raid prevention)

( Excuse me if I do not use the proper gamer terminologies ) This is my first time being the Admin of my own server, and I would like to reproduce one common behavior of much PVP servers that I seen.....
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Can you start with no hair or beard?

Yesterday I started a new campaign (Primitive Plus, solo, PS4) and my character began with full hair and beard. Is there any way to start hairless and beardless? I would like to see it growing over ...
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How do I load a previous non-dedicated multiplayer session in ARK?

ARK has a non-dedicated multiplayer session, which allows you to host a server and play at the same time, along with a friend. When you start one of these sessions, and then 'quit', it never asks you ...
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Fast-travel, while keeping items

I regularly host a fairly casual ARK group with a couple of friends. We'd like to build multiple bases around the island, but fast-traveling with the beds drops your whole inventory on the ground, ...
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How long does it take the enemies of a normal cave to respawn?

This question is only about the Central Cave. I was playing ARK game 2 or 3 years ago and on that epoche I farmed on the Central Cave and I remember that the enemies always respawned after 20-30 min ...
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Once I tame a mantis what do i need to feed it?

So I am planning on taming a mantis on scorched earth. I already know that it is a passive tame and requires deathworm horns (or is it called thorns). Now lets say i tame a mantis. What sort of food ...
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How much feces does it take to tame dung beetles?

I have found a dung beetle and knocked it out by mistake. It said its torpor was at 126/200 and I stayed there for around 20 minutes, but it never went down. I left the cave because all of my feces ...
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How can I build things in Ark which are too heavy for me?

I need to build a Stone Dinosaur Gateway. To build it I need about 280 Stone 140 Wood 100 Thatch. These materials are far too heavy to be in my inventory. I can carry about 150 units and need about ...
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What kind of world map and type of game is shown in these images of ARK?

I'm interested to know what kind of world map and in general what type of game or mods is playing in the images that I will show here below. Mi first impression is that in the images we can see he is ...
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How can I build constructions on top of a Quetzal?

I would like to know how I can make contructions on a Quetzal to employ it as a mass carrier. The images below are just to describe what I mean.
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Which is the name of this HUD mod for ARK?

I would like to know the name of this HUD mod: I tried to find HUD mods on the ARK's steam workshop site, I only found ReHUD, and it isn't. Original screenshot: I don't know if it matters, but this ...
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Do headshots increase tranquilization effects?

When trying to knock out a creature before you tame it, is it a good idea or bad idea to aim for a headshot? This seems to increase the damage done to the creature, which is bad, but does it enhance ...
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Ark: Survival Evolved. Deleting a tribe and structures using admin commands

I have an Ark Server. When I started I created a tribe Called KIV. For some reason the tribe governance was all messed up and all my Dinos and Structures belonged to the tribe and not to me, it ...
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Ark survival evolved, offline update

I mostly play Ark on single player mode and I have a very slow internet connection on the system that Ark is installed on. so I was wondering if I could download the update files from somewhere Where ...
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Can I reduce the distance between resources?

I created a PGARK private server and noticed that the resources are few and far between. I might have to walk for a minute or more along the beach to find another bush for berries or fiber. Is there ...
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Can't find lost mount

I was taming a Pteranodon and already had a Pelagornis. When the Pteranodon was tamed I realized it was on 'attack my target' (as they are when first tamed) so I changed it to passive. Then I realized ...
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What slide will give me the fastest taming speed on Ark?

OK so I'm going to be playing Ark later. But this time I want to play without the cheats and all that stuff. But, I am very impatient. So what side of the slider will give me the fastest taming speed ...
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Lost Ark save on update 7.37 how to recover for update 7.39

Anyone who loaded their saves on September 1 after the update lost their saves. The issue was fixed September 2 in update 7.39. Is there a way to recover lost saves on Xbox once they are overwritten?
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Can't use the id command to summon riot armor helmet

Ok so recently I got the scorched earth expansion pack for ark. I wanted to start the game off with some riot armor so I wouldn't be completely exposed to the elements. I got all the pieces I needed ...
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What does the white icon mean?

What does this icon mean? It was released with the Scorched Earth content. I can find no information on it, and I'm not sure what it's a picture of:
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Will water leak into a base on a mosasaur platform

In Ark Survival Evolved, I finally managed to tame a mosasaur and build a platform with default settings and no cheats. I want to build a small home on the mosasaur's platform. Now let's say I put in ...
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Which ways are there to knock out a dinosaur?

As stated in the title I want to know which ways there are to knock out a dinosaur. I know that you can use tranq arrows and the scorpion, but I've also heard that shooting a dinosaur's head with a ...
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Join a tribe as admin - Ark Survival Evolved

So yesterday on my single player game I stupidly left my own tribe. The issue is that all the structures and Dino's were set to tribe owned and not personal owned. How do I force to join the tribe ...
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What is the percent chance of laying an egg?

What is the percent chance for a tamed dinosaur to lay an egg (excluding Dodos)? In the wiki on Dinosaur eggs, under the section Frequency and Probability the frequency of an egg laying is stated: ...
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Undo engram in ARK

Is there a way to either unlearn an engram, or give a player engram points? My girlfriend didn't realize that some engrams were basically useless in a PvE co-op server, so she grabbed wardrums because ...
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Allow players to automatically “Jump” from level X to level X+n

I have a server that is configured in such a way that when you hit level 83 you should be granted enough levels to get you to level 120. I have set in the Game.ini that the level requirements of ...
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What are the differences between the two version of ARK?

I recently noticed that there are two versions of the survival game "ARK: Survival Evolved": The purchasable older version itself and a new one which is free-to-play and called "ARK: Survival of the ...
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How can I find a lost (tamed) dino?

I went on a resource run with a Quetz, perched it on a cliff, and (I assume) it got attacked while I was exploring. It had a lot of health and melee damage, so I think it probably survived the fight ...