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  • Community Crunch 211: Winter Wonderland 4

    Winter Wonderland will be returning for the fourth time on Tuesday with all new presents for ARK survivors.  The winter-themed holiday event begins tomorrow at 10am PST for PC, XBOX, and PS4 and will last until Tuesday, January 7th.  All maps will receive Winter Wonderland and all its content including RaptorClaus and GachaClaus, however only The Island will have a visual winter theme.  

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    One of our most notable helpers, RaptorClaus, will be back to drop off holiday gifts filled with loot, event items, mistletoe, and lumps of coal for all those naughty survivors.  You'll be able to catch RaptorClaus flying across the skies at midnight (game time) on all maps.

    GachaClaus is also returning to help RaptorClaus spread the holiday cheer!  GachaClaus will be roaming all maps in holiday garb and sporting holiday-themed colors. He will be accepting your coal and in exchange will gift you holiday themed items, or you can trade in your mistletoe and coal for a chance at event items. weapons, armor and a brand new event item, Chibis!

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    While Winter Wonderland is active, you'll have a chance to collect over 50 ARK chibi petsARK chibi pets are cute miniaturized versions of the creatures you have become familiar with in your travels across the ARK universe.  Chibi's pets can be leveled up by killing specific alpha creatures and in return, you'll be granted additional player levels .  Some chibi pets may be harder to find so you'll have to visit GachaClaus and RaptorClaus to find all the chibi pets!  Can you collect them all? 

    Winter Wonderland Event Notes

    Initiation of Winter Wonderland:
        Can be manually activated with: -ActiveEvent=WinterWonderland launch parameter
        Increased rates to 2X Breeding (mating interval, egg hatch speed, and maturation)
        Increased rates to 2X Player XP
        Increased rates to 2X Harvesting
        Increased rated to 2X Taming
        Added Event-themed wild dino spawns
        The Island has been given a makeover with a winter landscape and foliage.
        Coal and Mistletoe can be obtained from Raptor Claus gift drops
        Raptor Claus:
            Will spawn at midnight and drop gifts across the island.
            Gifts some special items like holiday structures, some skins, color candies, and chibis.
        Gacha Claus:
            Spawns on all maps
            Placing coal/mistletoe in the inventory of a wild Gacha Claus will cause it to grow crystals.
            The crystals have higher quality loot and a chance for chibis
    Added new items:
        Bronto Ugly Sweater
        Carno Ugly Sweater
        Chibi Ugly Sweater
        Red-Ball winter hat
        Gray-ball Winter Hat
        Purple Ball Winter Hat
        Reindeer Antlers Hat
        Nutcracker Slingshot
        Christmas Bola Skin
        2 sets of Event-themed underwear (tops and bottoms)
        Chibi pets
    Added new emotes:
        Happy Clap Emote
        Caroling Emote
        Nutcracker Dance Emote
    Added prior event skins:
        Reindeer costume for Megaloceros
        Dino Party Hat
        Party Hat
        Top Hat
        Dino Santa Hat
        Santa Hat
        Candy Club
    Added prior event creatures:
        Gacha Claus
    Added prior event items:
        Coal
        Mistletoe
        Christmas Tree
        Snowman
        Stocking
        Christmas Gift
        Wreath
        Holiday Lights
    Chibis:
        Over 50 chibi pets from various DLC - including Genesis
        Randomized coloring
        Can be 'leveled' to increase character player level
    Wild Event Colors:
        Red
        Green
        Light Grey
        Light Red
        Dark Green
        Dark Red
        Dino Light Red
        Dino Light Green
        Dino Medium Green
        Dino Albino
        NearWhite

    We'll be looking forward to seeing you favorite chibi's and winter content from Winter Wonderland!

     


     

    EVO Event

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    There will be no EVO event while Winter Wonderland is active

    Until next time!

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    Edited by Cedric


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    42 minutes ago, sweetblooded said:

    What about the house or island in sky 

    Ok i'm going to assume you are trolling now, because you ignore everything i've said and fail to make any sense.

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    On 12/24/2019 at 8:11 AM, GP said:

    Ok i'm going to assume you are trolling now, because you ignore everything i've said and fail to make any sense.

    I think he is using a Christmas mod. He is asking questions in the wrong forum. You tried but some just don't want to listen. Merry Christmas!

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    On 12/24/2019 at 7:28 AM, sweetblooded said:

    What about the house or island in sky 

    If you are using the wonderland Christmas mod try going to the the workshop where you subscribed to it and read the comment section of that Mod. They answer how to get on the floating island there. Good luck.

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    Quick question - why mine chibi lvl again reset to 1? 

    It was almost 5 lvl and again after opening inventory it's 1 lvl. It happend second time. Why?

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    save community ... I'm enjoying this event so much that waiting hours for the dino taming in the middle of the holiday season would be tense ...

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    non happy chrismas in ark. 50% argentavises lost his colors.  Black and yelow argentavis now is white gray. and 25 another argentavises is afected this event. 
    so devs dont testing events or what? this is event number 2 in this year where some animals pernamently lost his colors. thanks.

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    I would LOVE all this if the snow on the page didn't mess with the taps on my screen registering. Can't look at anything past the front page unless I spam tap and stop at JUST the right time to not end up in the art contest stuff.  Can't get anywhere so I just posted it here.  

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    So.... Can you tame a Gacha Claus? The Wiki says yes... But I don't see anyone doing it.. Usually there's a video or two of someone taming if it's able. V.V Please let me know lol 

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    4 hours ago, LadyMatriarch said:

    So.... Can you tame a Gacha Claus? The Wiki says yes... But I don't see anyone doing it.. Usually there's a video or two of someone taming if it's able. V.V Please let me know lol 

    No untamable just used to trade mistletoe and coal  for xmas event items

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    You can take normal gachas on extinction servers

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