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  1. Unfavourable in the sense that due to how dynamic rates work, those events combined with boosted rates put us in a pretty bad situation on GEN2 with never ending/infinite breeding, which is not something our servers can handle. The way to counteract that, is to either (1) reduce the bonus rates across the board (all maps - due how to we do dynamic rates) or (2) adjust how the mission bonuses are awarded, which has an impact on every other mission on GEN2 or (3) disable those two mission effects. We believe that the former options are worse for the official server playing experience and opt into #3 which is disabling those particular buffs for the duration of the event. Additionally, we added some clarification in the crunch, but the previous summer cosmetics will also be available to craft in the cooking pot, including chibis, however there won't be any new cosmetics this year.
  2. FJORDUR: CREATURE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES Have you ever wanted to see one of your favorite real-word prehistoric creature added to ARK? You're just in luck! For the upcoming Fjordur map, we'll be adding 3 new creatures and we're looking for your community input on the final one! Throughout the years we've seen some great fan-made dossiers and art of creatures you'd like to see added to ARK. Now is the time to dust off those notebooks! Use your creativity in your creature submission. While we may not adopt all of your gameplay ideas, we will certainly be looking at and considering everything that's submitted. Show us what abilities this creature might have, what it may look like, and how you see it fitting into the current ARK meta. Feel free to use Wikipedia links and references to help with your pitch. One thread per creature If someone has already made a thread with your creature suggestion, feel free to upvote the thread and post your own ideas and thoughts into that existing thread Must be a real-world extinct/prehistoric creature (dinosaurs, mammals, reptiles, etc) Developers are disqualified from posting their own ideas Supplemental information (wiki links, images, art) is preferred. We're looking forward to seeing your ideas!
  3. Sorry about the delay Inannamute! Our team was handling the prizes in batch this time and they only just happened to get to the set you're in. You should have an email from some members of our studio, the email that's used is the one you donated with/the same as your survivetheark account's. You can probably search for "Extra Life 2020" to find it. Let me know if you don't see it and I'll follow up with them.
  4. Dear Survivors, We at Studio Wildcard would like to give our heartfelt thanks to our wonderful ARK community for participating in our latest 24 hour ExtraLife charity event! With the help of our community and ExtraLife team, we placed Top 3 globally and raised over $180,000 for sick children and beat all of our past records by a significant amount, including last year's jaw dropping $112,206.35! We couldn't have done this without the help of our generous community, our amazing sponsors, and our dedicated community who signed up to join our team. As with prior ExtraLife events, we take this as an opportunity to share sneak peeks at upcoming content. In true tradition, we shared visuals from the upcoming Genesis Part 2 DLC including the big reveal of the teaser trailer featuring the talented David Tennant and Madeleine Madden voicing Rockwell and HLNA respectively! We also revealed a bunch of what we have in store for our players in genesis Part 2 including: Creatures, Items, Structures, and the Environment/Biome which we'll go through in this post! We're excited to take you on a journey into the dark mind of the villainous Rockwell as he strives towards godhood and we very much look forward to sharing more unseen Genesis Part 2 content! Special Thanks: Syntac (Raised over $22,800), RoyaleWithCheese (Raised over $7,300), MTSArk (Raised over $6000), RoycePlayers (Raised Over $5000), EliteARK (Raised over $2500), Lilmonsterr (Raised over $2,300), Telmo Sampaio (Raised over $2200), PaceyAU (Raised over $1500), Belle (Raised over $1200), Shockist (Raised over $1100), Project Tiamat (Raised over $1000), KoolKyleLive (Raised over $1000) and so many more (cant name em all!) Thanks to our sponsors: Blue Microphones, Nvidia, Nitrado, Grove Street Games, Apex Gaming PCs Special rates As a further thank you to our community, we will be implementing 2x rates right through to Tuesday 12 PM Pacific/3 PM Eastern. New Creatures Noglin The Noglin may look cute but don't be fooled! There's a mind-bending surprise in store when it wraps around the noggin of a target -- it enables you to temporarily take control of enemy creatures, tames, or even other humans! Shadowmane This chimerical prowler has powerful group-cloaking abilities for all your sneaking-needs, while also making use of a lightning fast chain-teleport-strike that can decimate groups of targets. By the time its victims are aware of its presence, it's often already too late! Stryder Better brush up on your hacking skills to claim one of these giant mechanical Stryders! Patrolling the colony ship, they are outfitted with a variety of randomized individual components across their body, which gives each Stryder a different potential set of unique skills whether in defense, offense, or utility! Astrodelphis This curious extraterrestrial creature may look like the cetaceans that once swam in Earth's oceans, but they seem to be at home in the interstellar medium, far from any planet's surface. Place the versatile Tekwing saddle on them, and they're a veritable fighter spacecraft capable of blasting targets out of the sky with lasers or homing charges or bombing them into oblivion. And yes, they can do a shot-repelling barrel roll! GEN-X Variants Some old friends will be making a reappearance in Genesis Part 2 -- here's an early look at our GEN-X variants, which include new versions of many previous expansions' creatures! New Items Hoversail You've never really traveled until you've tried hoversailing! There's no better way to get yourself across the ring than jumping on one of these hi-tek boards and surfing the air currents, and no better feeling than skimming the skies to find the perfect tailwind while nailing flashy tricks to boost your speed! TEK Bow Run into trouble aboard the ship? The Federation issue TEK bow materializes arrows of any type on the fly and uses electromagnetism to shoot them at blinding velocities. TEK Federation Suit Suit up, survivor! You'll find this to be an upgrade from what you experienced wearing inside the Genesis simulation. This sleek, hi-tek exo-armor should protect you in a variety of otherwise lethal situations -- and best of all, on Genesis Part 2, this suit has unlimited jetpack power without the need for Element -- and Flyers are also fully supported this time around! Canoe Not simply just for recreation, you can pick your canoe up and place it down again in any body of water. With multiple rowers working in tandem, the canoe can travel exceptionally fast. Fishing from a canoe is especially convenient, as is the built-in cooking pot! Minigun Need a massive barrage of bullets to keep your enemies under pressure? What this Minigun lacks in accuracy and tendency to overheat, it makes up for in sheer firepower. Place it in stationary mode to improve its accuracy and clear targets around corners! TEK Pistol Each crew member will be issued a Federation phase pistol, equipped with multiple lethality settings. Take care not to aim one of these in the vicinity of any crewmate or shipboard fauna, unless it is set to healing or stun mode New Structures Egg Incubator Who needs to fuss with eggs when you can use the fantastical mechanical egg incubation device to cook them to perfection? This device lets you view all the statistics and mutations of eggs and incubate them at an optimal temperature while hatching them at your convenience! Ammobox This handy new structure will automatically fill all nearby turrets with all the varieties of ammunition, while its floating HUD shows you its total ammo stats without the need to open the inventory (and also reflected visually with the ammunition models displayed on it). Remote Camera Security System Secure your base in Genesis Part 2 with the Remote Camera Security System. Issue commands, view, and communicate all from a remote location. You can even use them to spy-on and communicate with your enemies! Loadout Mannequin No need to scream "who moved my kit from my vault?" at your tribe mates again while your turrets are soaked and you run in circles. Kit up quick and get to those griefers by storing your loadouts on trusty Loadout Mannequins, which also visualize your gear and hotbar items, for a single-press full equipment swap! TEK Crop Plot Want to take up gardening aboard ship? Crew members can make use of this hi-tek crop plot to efficiently raise harvestable plants just about anywhere! New Environment Genesis Ship Welcome to your new home, survivor! You've been returned to life aboard this immense vessel representing the pinnacle of mankind's ingenuity... What could have motivated so desperate a measure, to cast all of nature itself adrift in this interstellar lifeboat? Biome 01 The idyllic sunlit meadows and rolling hills of this tranquil biome show little to indicate what's in store under the influence of Rockwell's insanity. Biome 02 Enjoying this view, survivor? Perhaps you'd fancy a stroll along this promenade? Don't be shy -- those bridges are spacious enough for any beast you've tamed, and its observation towers offer the best vantage of the sprawling artificial gardens you see before you. Biome 03 Creation is an exhilarating undertaking, one of the incomparable perquisites of godhood. I'm afraid you won't find much in the way of creature comforts here. This garden isn't meant for you, after all... Biome 04 "How foolish you are, to have scurried into my inner sanctum. Did you truly expect to evade my notice here? I am this place now. And you're merely a parasite." And of course, this isn't everything there is to see about Genesis Part 2! We have so much more in store and can't for you to check it out in March 2021! Thank you once again for tuning in this weekend and for all your fundraising efforts to help sick kids! We couldn't be more proud of our community. All the best! Studio Wildcard Twitter: twitter.com/survivetheark Facebook: facebook.com/survivetheark Reddit: reddit.com/r/playark Instagram: instagram.com/survivetheark Twitch: twitch.tv/survivetheark Steam: steamcommunity.com/app/346110 Youtube: youtube.com/survivetheark View full article
  5. Dear Survivors, We at Studio Wildcard would like to give our heartfelt thanks to our wonderful ARK community for participating in our latest 24 hour ExtraLife charity event! With the help of our community and ExtraLife team, we placed Top 3 globally and raised over $180,000 for sick children and beat all of our past records by a significant amount, including last year's jaw dropping $112,206.35! We couldn't have done this without the help of our generous community, our amazing sponsors, and our dedicated community who signed up to join our team. As with prior ExtraLife events, we take this as an opportunity to share sneak peeks at upcoming content. In true tradition, we shared visuals from the upcoming Genesis Part 2 DLC including the big reveal of the teaser trailer featuring the talented David Tennant and Madeleine Madden voicing Rockwell and HLNA respectively! We also revealed a bunch of what we have in store for our players in genesis Part 2 including: Creatures, Items, Structures, and the Environment/Biome which we'll go through in this post! We're excited to take you on a journey into the dark mind of the villainous Rockwell as he strives towards godhood and we very much look forward to sharing more unseen Genesis Part 2 content! Special Thanks: Syntac (Raised over $22,800), RoyaleWithCheese (Raised over $7,300), MTSArk (Raised over $6000), RoycePlayers (Raised Over $5000), EliteARK (Raised over $2500), Lilmonsterr (Raised over $2,300), Telmo Sampaio (Raised over $2200), PaceyAU (Raised over $1500), Belle (Raised over $1200), Shockist (Raised over $1100), Project Tiamat (Raised over $1000), KoolKyleLive (Raised over $1000) and so many more (cant name em all!) Thanks to our sponsors: Blue Microphones, Nvidia, Nitrado, Grove Street Games, Apex Gaming PCs Special rates As a further thank you to our community, we will be implementing 2x rates right through to Tuesday 12 PM Pacific/3 PM Eastern. New Creatures Noglin The Noglin may look cute but don't be fooled! There's a mind-bending surprise in store when it wraps around the noggin of a target -- it enables you to temporarily take control of enemy creatures, tames, or even other humans! Shadowmane This chimerical prowler has powerful group-cloaking abilities for all your sneaking-needs, while also making use of a lightning fast chain-teleport-strike that can decimate groups of targets. By the time its victims are aware of its presence, it's often already too late! Stryder Better brush up on your hacking skills to claim one of these giant mechanical Stryders! Patrolling the colony ship, they are outfitted with a variety of randomized individual components across their body, which gives each Stryder a different potential set of unique skills whether in defense, offense, or utility! Astrodelphis This curious extraterrestrial creature may look like the cetaceans that once swam in Earth's oceans, but they seem to be at home in the interstellar medium, far from any planet's surface. Place the versatile Tekwing saddle on them, and they're a veritable fighter spacecraft capable of blasting targets out of the sky with lasers or homing charges or bombing them into oblivion. And yes, they can do a shot-repelling barrel roll! GEN-X Variants Some old friends will be making a reappearance in Genesis Part 2 -- here's an early look at our GEN-X variants, which include new versions of many previous expansions' creatures! New Items Hoversail You've never really traveled until you've tried hoversailing! There's no better way to get yourself across the ring than jumping on one of these hi-tek boards and surfing the air currents, and no better feeling than skimming the skies to find the perfect tailwind while nailing flashy tricks to boost your speed! TEK Bow Run into trouble aboard the ship? The Federation issue TEK bow materializes arrows of any type on the fly and uses electromagnetism to shoot them at blinding velocities. TEK Federation Suit Suit up, survivor! You'll find this to be an upgrade from what you experienced wearing inside the Genesis simulation. This sleek, hi-tek exo-armor should protect you in a variety of otherwise lethal situations -- and best of all, on Genesis Part 2, this suit has unlimited jetpack power without the need for Element -- and Flyers are also fully supported this time around! Canoe Not simply just for recreation, you can pick your canoe up and place it down again in any body of water. With multiple rowers working in tandem, the canoe can travel exceptionally fast. Fishing from a canoe is especially convenient, as is the built-in cooking pot! Minigun Need a massive barrage of bullets to keep your enemies under pressure? What this Minigun lacks in accuracy and tendency to overheat, it makes up for in sheer firepower. Place it in stationary mode to improve its accuracy and clear targets around corners! TEK Pistol Each crew member will be issued a Federation phase pistol, equipped with multiple lethality settings. Take care not to aim one of these in the vicinity of any crewmate or shipboard fauna, unless it is set to healing or stun mode New Structures Egg Incubator Who needs to fuss with eggs when you can use the fantastical mechanical egg incubation device to cook them to perfection? This device lets you view all the statistics and mutations of eggs and incubate them at an optimal temperature while hatching them at your convenience! Ammobox This handy new structure will automatically fill all nearby turrets with all the varieties of ammunition, while its floating HUD shows you its total ammo stats without the need to open the inventory (and also reflected visually with the ammunition models displayed on it). Remote Camera Security System Secure your base in Genesis Part 2 with the Remote Camera Security System. Issue commands, view, and communicate all from a remote location. You can even use them to spy-on and communicate with your enemies! Loadout Mannequin No need to scream "who moved my kit from my vault?" at your tribe mates again while your turrets are soaked and you run in circles. Kit up quick and get to those griefers by storing your loadouts on trusty Loadout Mannequins, which also visualize your gear and hotbar items, for a single-press full equipment swap! TEK Crop Plot Want to take up gardening aboard ship? Crew members can make use of this hi-tek crop plot to efficiently raise harvestable plants just about anywhere! New Environment Genesis Ship Welcome to your new home, survivor! You've been returned to life aboard this immense vessel representing the pinnacle of mankind's ingenuity... What could have motivated so desperate a measure, to cast all of nature itself adrift in this interstellar lifeboat? Biome 01 The idyllic sunlit meadows and rolling hills of this tranquil biome show little to indicate what's in store under the influence of Rockwell's insanity. Biome 02 Enjoying this view, survivor? Perhaps you'd fancy a stroll along this promenade? Don't be shy -- those bridges are spacious enough for any beast you've tamed, and its observation towers offer the best vantage of the sprawling artificial gardens you see before you. Biome 03 Creation is an exhilarating undertaking, one of the incomparable perquisites of godhood. I'm afraid you won't find much in the way of creature comforts here. This garden isn't meant for you, after all... Biome 04 "How foolish you are, to have scurried into my inner sanctum. Did you truly expect to evade my notice here? I am this place now. And you're merely a parasite." And of course, this isn't everything there is to see about Genesis Part 2! We have so much more in store and can't for you to check it out in March 2021! Thank you once again for tuning in this weekend and for all your fundraising efforts to help sick kids! We couldn't be more proud of our community. All the best! Studio Wildcard Twitter: twitter.com/survivetheark Facebook: facebook.com/survivetheark Reddit: reddit.com/r/playark Instagram: instagram.com/survivetheark Twitch: twitch.tv/survivetheark Steam: steamcommunity.com/app/346110 Youtube: youtube.com/survivetheark
  6. ARK: Genesis Part 2 introduces a vast contiguous world filled with strange new biomes, story missions, and exotic creatures! The final confrontation between the spritely HLN-A and the villainous Sir Edmund Rockwell occurs on a gigantic colony ship traveling through deep space. Players will need to draw on all their ARK experience to succeed. ARK's largest Expansion Pack yet has game-changing additions for every kind of Survivor: whether it's taking possession of enemies via brain-controlling "Noglin" creatures, zooming around doing radical tricks on the skateboard-like Hoversail, or managing and viewing your base remotely with security cameras, among tons of other new items and creatures! This expansion pack also introduces new voiceover talent to the ARK universe with David Tennant (Doctor Who, Good Omens) playing the villainous Sir Edmund Rockwell, and Madeleine Madden (The Wheel of Time, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Dora and the Lost City of Gold) taking on the in-game robotic AI companion HLN-A/Helena Walker. But even with HLN-A's help, will your powerful skills, gear, and tames be sufficient to put a stop to Rockwell's demented plans once and for all? We're about to find out because The End is Near! TLC Pass #3 TLC Pass 3 finds its way marching through the ARK with some tender loving care for some old friends; the Mammoth and Stegosaurus have received varied gameplay and visual upgrades! This update also includes a bunch of Quality of Life changes to make your time on the ARK more enjoyable! Patch Notes TLC: Woolly Mammoth New Abilities War Drum Saddle and Buff 1 additional passenger seat on a saddle that comes equipped with a war drum that must be played to maintain an AoE buff that improves stamina regen and makes them immune to fear. New Attacks Tusk Sweep Sweeps tusks left or right to gather and harvest thatch Trunk Trumpet Emits a trunk roar that does an AOE debuff to all enemies within range After stepping in water, the next Trunk Trumpet used by the Mammoth will spray the rider with water, hydrating them, removing fire debuffs, and reducing their temperature. Foot Stomp Mammoth rears up and then puts all of its weight into a forward “slam” with its front legs to directionally knock back enemies and gather wood Trunk Grab Similar to the Karkinos’s grab, it is able to grab, hold, aim and release smaller targets Stegosaurus New Abilities Backplate Modes Backplate passive buff and can switch between three modes. Different modes will be indicated visually Hardened Plated: Applies a damage reduction buff; Wood harvesting benefit Heavy Plate Mode: Applies a slow when attacking with the basic tail whip; Thatch harvesting benefit Sharpened Plate Mode: Applies an armor penetration effect when attacking with the tail whip. Also useful for harvesting berries New Attacks Impaling Tail Whip Able to impale and immobilize players and creatures below a certain health threshold. Additional notes The rider is prevented from dismounting effects and attacks Has a berry weight reduction buff New Breedable Creatures The insects and creatures that can now be bred are: Spider, Onyc, Moth, Scorpion, Arthropluera, Mantis and the mighty Wyverns! The new (Wyvern are unchanged) hatching/gestation and maturation times are as follows: Spider Egg Hatch Time: 1 hour and 25 minutes (Matches Pachy) Total Maturation Time: 1 day, 1 hour, and 1 minute (Matches Dimorph) Bat Total Gestation Time: 3 hours and 58 minutes (Matches Procoptodon) Total Maturation Time: 1day, 4 hours, and 3 minutes (Matches Kairuku) Moth Egg Hatch Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (Matches Kairuku) Total Maturation Time: 1 day, 6 hours, and 51 minutes (Matches Pegomastax) Scorpion Egg Hatch Time: 1 hour and 59 minutes (Matches Raptor) Total Maturation Time: 1 day, 13 hours, and 12 minutes (Matches Raptor) Arthropluera Egg Hatch Time: 2 hours and 29 minutes (Matches Sarco) Total Maturation Time: 2 days, 3 hours, and 26 minutes (Matches Stego) Mantis Egg Hatch Time: 2 hours and 46 minutes (Matches Stego) Total Maturation Time: 2 days, 6 hours, and 27 minutes (Matches Tapejara) Creature Quality of Life Changes In addition to insect breeding, we went back and showed some love to a few of ARK's well-known inhabitants. Giganotosaurus Reduced maturation time by approximately 15% (Total growth is around 10~ days) Diplocaulus Increased base health by 33% (from 190 to 250.3) Increased movement speed when ridden by 25% Thylacoleo Added a (slow draining) bleed to its basic attack Megachelon Reduced depth requirement for breeding so that it can be bred on other maps Wyvern Wyverns are now breedable (Zombie Wyverns cannot be bred) Slight stat rebalance now that they’re breedable and to bring them in line with Crystal Wyverns Megalodon Reduced gestation/aging times to match Megaloceros Pack Bonus: Damage Reduction and Damage Increase per pack member within range Added a bleed to its basic attack Jerboa Increase base weight capacity from 55 to 120 (Matches Bulbdog) Ankylosaurus Increase metal weight reduction by 10% (from total reduction of 75% to 85%) Doedicurus You can now turn when rolling with a Doed (similarly to the Genesis Race Mission) Basilisk Now has eyes New Feature: Taming HUD Use the interactive taming HUD to monitor your unconscious wild tamable creatures. Keep track of the following: Creature's Gender and Level Taming and Unconscious Progress Taming Effectiveness Current Health and Food status. Distance from your location An option to track specific creatures via in-world waypoints (which can be hovered for an over-screen overlay displaying additional information). Boss Element Reward Increase We’ve decided to increase the Boss Element reward on some maps to bring the Ele more into line with where we’re at with new expansions. Element reward from The Island bosses has been increased by 100% Element reward from The Center bosses has been increased by 100% Element reward from Scorched Earth has been increased by 50% New Feature: Turret Radius Settings A quick and easy way to update the settings of your nearby turrets within a radius. It’s set to currently match the Official Server Turret Limit radius, but players can also toggle viewing the radius on/off. The current functionality it supports is as follows: The ability to set a pin code to all turrets in range The ability to copy settings to all turrets in range The ability to copy settings to pin code-selected turrets in range The settings which can be copied are: power state, range, targeting, warning Miscellaneous Fixes & Changes Fixed a bug where HLN-A would jitter a lot at low client fps * Fixed a bug which allowed you to blow up 2 pieces of C4 without consuming them * Fixed the Onyx having the wrong icon * Fixed a lot of typos * Fixed a shoulder pet offset issue with the Ferox on the Gigantopithecus * Fixed a bug on localized/translated Cryopods which prevented it from displaying the correct information * Fixed multiple level-design related bugs such as holes, floating foliage, incorrect volumes, etc. * Fixed a bug which prevented you from placing Cliff Platform structures in the Genesis Part 1 Ocean Biome * Fixed a bug which broke biome specific overrides Fixed a bug which allowed players to fly across the map with certain creatures and grappling hooks * Completely disabled the option to set teleporters as Public on Official PvP (including using them). * New Dynamic Ini options: HexagonRewardMultiplier (multiplies hex rewards for missions), BabyImprintAmountMultiplier, and BabyCuddleIntervalMultiplier Hotkey for GCM demolished has changed to "G" when using keyboard and mouse * Please note any notes marked with a * mean that these changes are not in the latest console TLC update, but will make it there when we next update the clients. EVO Event: Extra Life! As we reach various donation goals, we will increase the Official Server Network rates this weekend. If you're an ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile survivor, you're in luck! Our friends over at Grove Street Games will be matching our final rates for at least 24 hours at the close of our stream at 10 am PST on Sunday, November 8th. We'll also be extending the event past the regular 24 hours as a gesture towards those with slower connections who may be downloading for a portion of the livestream. If you are interested in joining our team to help raise money, we'd love to have you! Check out this link for more information on how to get started. All donations go to the Extra Life organization and contribute to raising the Official Network rates! For specialized game modes, we'll be using the rates below: Tune in to our crazy Extra Life event at www.twitch.tv/survivetheark until 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET Sunday, November 8 for additional content reveals for ARK: Genesis II and boosted rates as the community meets fundraising goals, while the game also continues its Free Weekend on the Steam Store where anyone can hop in and play! Studio Wildcard Twitter: twitter.com/survivetheark Facebook: facebook.com/survivetheark Reddit: reddit.com/r/playark Instagram: instagram.com/survivetheark Twitch: twitch.tv/survivetheark Steam: steamcommunity.com/app/346110 Youtube: youtube.com/survivetheark View full article
  7. ARK: Genesis Part 2 introduces a vast contiguous world filled with strange new biomes, story missions, and exotic creatures! The final confrontation between the spritely HLN-A and the villainous Sir Edmund Rockwell occurs on a gigantic colony ship traveling through deep space. Players will need to draw on all their ARK experience to succeed. ARK's largest Expansion Pack yet has game-changing additions for every kind of Survivor: whether it's taking possession of enemies via brain-controlling "Noglin" creatures, zooming around doing radical tricks on the skateboard-like Hoversail, or managing and viewing your base remotely with security cameras, among tons of other new items and creatures! This expansion pack also introduces new voiceover talent to the ARK universe with David Tennant (Doctor Who, Good Omens) playing the villainous Sir Edmund Rockwell, and Madeleine Madden (The Wheel of Time, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Dora and the Lost City of Gold) taking on the in-game robotic AI companion HLN-A/Helena Walker. But even with HLN-A's help, will your powerful skills, gear, and tames be sufficient to put a stop to Rockwell's demented plans once and for all? We're about to find out because The End is Near! TLC Pass #3 TLC Pass 3 finds its way marching through the ARK with some tender loving care for some old friends; the Mammoth and Stegosaurus have received varied gameplay and visual upgrades! This update also includes a bunch of Quality of Life changes to make your time on the ARK more enjoyable! Patch Notes TLC: Woolly Mammoth New Abilities War Drum Saddle and Buff 1 additional passenger seat on a saddle that comes equipped with a war drum that must be played to maintain an AoE buff that improves stamina regen and makes them immune to fear. New Attacks Tusk Sweep Sweeps tusks left or right to gather and harvest thatch Trunk Trumpet Emits a trunk roar that does an AOE debuff to all enemies within range After stepping in water, the next Trunk Trumpet used by the Mammoth will spray the rider with water, hydrating them, removing fire debuffs, and reducing their temperature. Foot Stomp Mammoth rears up and then puts all of its weight into a forward “slam” with its front legs to directionally knock back enemies and gather wood Trunk Grab Similar to the Karkinos’s grab, it is able to grab, hold, aim and release smaller targets Stegosaurus New Abilities Backplate Modes Backplate passive buff and can switch between three modes. Different modes will be indicated visually Hardened Plated: Applies a damage reduction buff; Wood harvesting benefit Heavy Plate Mode: Applies a slow when attacking with the basic tail whip; Thatch harvesting benefit Sharpened Plate Mode: Applies an armor penetration effect when attacking with the tail whip. Also useful for harvesting berries New Attacks Impaling Tail Whip Able to impale and immobilize players and creatures below a certain health threshold. Additional notes The rider is prevented from dismounting effects and attacks Has a berry weight reduction buff New Breedable Creatures The insects and creatures that can now be bred are: Spider, Onyc, Moth, Scorpion, Arthropluera, Mantis and the mighty Wyverns! The new (Wyvern are unchanged) hatching/gestation and maturation times are as follows: Spider Egg Hatch Time: 1 hour and 25 minutes (Matches Pachy) Total Maturation Time: 1 day, 1 hour, and 1 minute (Matches Dimorph) Bat Total Gestation Time: 3 hours and 58 minutes (Matches Procoptodon) Total Maturation Time: 1day, 4 hours, and 3 minutes (Matches Kairuku) Moth Egg Hatch Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (Matches Kairuku) Total Maturation Time: 1 day, 6 hours, and 51 minutes (Matches Pegomastax) Scorpion Egg Hatch Time: 1 hour and 59 minutes (Matches Raptor) Total Maturation Time: 1 day, 13 hours, and 12 minutes (Matches Raptor) Arthropluera Egg Hatch Time: 2 hours and 29 minutes (Matches Sarco) Total Maturation Time: 2 days, 3 hours, and 26 minutes (Matches Stego) Mantis Egg Hatch Time: 2 hours and 46 minutes (Matches Stego) Total Maturation Time: 2 days, 6 hours, and 27 minutes (Matches Tapejara) Creature Quality of Life Changes In addition to insect breeding, we went back and showed some love to a few of ARK's well-known inhabitants. Giganotosaurus Reduced maturation time by approximately 15% (Total growth is around 10~ days) Diplocaulus Increased base health by 33% (from 190 to 250.3) Increased movement speed when ridden by 25% Thylacoleo Added a (slow draining) bleed to its basic attack Megachelon Reduced depth requirement for breeding so that it can be bred on other maps Wyvern Wyverns are now breedable (Zombie Wyverns cannot be bred) Slight stat rebalance now that they’re breedable and to bring them in line with Crystal Wyverns Megalodon Reduced gestation/aging times to match Megaloceros Pack Bonus: Damage Reduction and Damage Increase per pack member within range Added a bleed to its basic attack Jerboa Increase base weight capacity from 55 to 120 (Matches Bulbdog) Ankylosaurus Increase metal weight reduction by 10% (from total reduction of 75% to 85%) Doedicurus You can now turn when rolling with a Doed (similarly to the Genesis Race Mission) Basilisk Now has eyes New Feature: Taming HUD Use the interactive taming HUD to monitor your unconscious wild tamable creatures. Keep track of the following: Creature's Gender and Level Taming and Unconscious Progress Taming Effectiveness Current Health and Food status. Distance from your location An option to track specific creatures via in-world waypoints (which can be hovered for an over-screen overlay displaying additional information). Boss Element Reward Increase We’ve decided to increase the Boss Element reward on some maps to bring the Ele more into line with where we’re at with new expansions. Element reward from The Island bosses has been increased by 100% Element reward from The Center bosses has been increased by 100% Element reward from Scorched Earth has been increased by 50% New Feature: Turret Radius Settings A quick and easy way to update the settings of your nearby turrets within a radius. It’s set to currently match the Official Server Turret Limit radius, but players can also toggle viewing the radius on/off. The current functionality it supports is as follows: The ability to set a pin code to all turrets in range The ability to copy settings to all turrets in range The ability to copy settings to pin code-selected turrets in range The settings which can be copied are: power state, range, targeting, warning Miscellaneous Fixes & Changes Fixed a bug where HLN-A would jitter a lot at low client fps * Fixed a bug which allowed you to blow up 2 pieces of C4 without consuming them * Fixed the Onyx having the wrong icon * Fixed a lot of typos * Fixed a shoulder pet offset issue with the Ferox on the Gigantopithecus * Fixed a bug on localized/translated Cryopods which prevented it from displaying the correct information * Fixed multiple level-design related bugs such as holes, floating foliage, incorrect volumes, etc. * Fixed a bug which prevented you from placing Cliff Platform structures in the Genesis Part 1 Ocean Biome * Fixed a bug which broke biome specific overrides Fixed a bug which allowed players to fly across the map with certain creatures and grappling hooks * Completely disabled the option to set teleporters as Public on Official PvP (including using them). * New Dynamic Ini options: HexagonRewardMultiplier (multiplies hex rewards for missions), BabyImprintAmountMultiplier, and BabyCuddleIntervalMultiplier Hotkey for GCM demolished has changed to "G" when using keyboard and mouse * Please note any notes marked with a * mean that these changes are not in the latest console TLC update, but will make it there when we next update the clients. EVO Event: Extra Life! As we reach various donation goals, we will increase the Official Server Network rates this weekend. If you're an ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile survivor, you're in luck! Our friends over at Grove Street Games will be matching our final rates for at least 24 hours at the close of our stream at 10 am PST on Sunday, November 8th. We'll also be extending the event past the regular 24 hours as a gesture towards those with slower connections who may be downloading for a portion of the livestream. If you are interested in joining our team to help raise money, we'd love to have you! Check out this link for more information on how to get started. All donations go to the Extra Life organization and contribute to raising the Official Network rates! For specialized game modes, we'll be using the rates below: Tune in to our crazy Extra Life event at www.twitch.tv/survivetheark until 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET Sunday, November 8 for additional content reveals for ARK: Genesis II and boosted rates as the community meets fundraising goals, while the game also continues its Free Weekend on the Steam Store where anyone can hop in and play! Studio Wildcard Twitter: twitter.com/survivetheark Facebook: facebook.com/survivetheark Reddit: reddit.com/r/playark Instagram: instagram.com/survivetheark Twitch: twitch.tv/survivetheark Steam: steamcommunity.com/app/346110 Youtube: youtube.com/survivetheark
  8. Apparently not really, I guess they were just missing pupils.. or something but I'm not an optometrist.
  9. That is fixed in the Fear Evolved patch live on PC and PS4 right now, and on Xbox this Monday.
  10. Just wanted to clarify that the downtime next week is referring to TRANSFERS themselves, and not the servers. You'll still be able to play when that maintenance is happening, you just cannot transfer.
  11. This should be resolved on the latest version of PC (but we'll double check now too ), and we'll be getting the fix on console in an upcoming client patch
  12. Sure, that would help but of the two options we prefer that players are able to have more tames and keep the wild creature count at a consistent level to other maps, but these are definitely settings you could tweak on your own server! As for decreasing in mating time, it might just result in more people mating
  13. We have taken a look at the Crystal Isle spawners and everything appears to be in order. The map is quite large compared to the others, so it might be that you just haven't encountered as many creatures when actively playing due to its sheer size. Which platform and game mode do you play on? We'll take a deeper dive. There's an argument that we could perhaps increase the spawn count so that more creatures are available, but it's a lever we have to be careful with as the map already carries a large performance requirement to its size, having more spawns would take this up another notch. If you're on an Unofficial Server or Single Player, you do have the option to increase the spawns yourself by adjusting the Dino Count config/slider which defaults to 1.0. The bonus rates that would have come from 'Evo Events' have been baked into the game now with the default being bumped up to 2x in the most recent major version. We will be hosting events again in the future of course, in particular around holidays & special occasions.
  14. These current sales are on Steam + EGS, however we frequently run ones on other platforms too. Just make sure you're following our social media/community hub as we often announce when they're active. They usually run when platforms are hosting their own specific events (for example, the Steam summer sale).
  15. We'll be in touch via the email you used to register the account with.
  16. Just to provide some clarity surrounding the new creature. It'll be found on Crystal Isles on PC, and on Console it will be available on the other maps (list TBD). Once we've released Crystal Isles on Consoles, we'll be adjusting its spawn so it's found there instead. Whilst the map needs some additional time to get it ready on console, the creature will be ready and we didn't want to hold it back. Plus with the launch of CI, we'll still get some new Wyvern variants which'll be fresh at the time.
  17. A lot of the servers were already upgraded, we're just in the process of hitting ones that haven't been so far. As for recent server performance/stalls/crashing, we've been doing some monitoring over the past week and have made some improvements, and today's patch that's going out right now (310.5) has some additional data-gathering tools enabled for us to identify more of stalls & crashes, so hopefully we'll be able to get some good data and get some more fixes in.
  18. That's excellent, we'll still keep this open for a bit longer just in case there are others with the issue but hopefully it's squashed for good. Appreciate your patience with this folks
  19. Sorry, by legacy I mean, characters who had the issue prior to our patches going out.
  20. This is a top priority for us and we've been working on a fix. Unfortunately our first 2 attempts did not resolve the problem for legacy characters (those who experienced the bug before the patch went out), but it may have resolved it going forward. Obviously this isn't great news, as it's legacy characters that we want to target so we're working on 2 different things right now to release as soon as possible to every platform: A one time clearance off all mindwipe related cooldowns. Hopefully this is the fix that will take care of the issue for legacy characters too and they don't find the issue resurfacing after the mind wipe has taken place A one time free forced respec for everyone (in the event that the former doesn't work, we should be at least able to respec everyone) as we know some of you haven't been able to change your builds since Gen launch, which we're very sympathetic too. We know this bug is a pain but appreciate y'all hangin in there and rest assured, it is a priority for the team and we do plan to get it sorted out as soon as possible.
  21. It will run automatically throughout 6/15 to 7/15. If you have a mod map however, you should run the aforementioned commandline. You can also run the event after the desginated date with the commandline, and if you want to opt-out you can run this: -ActiveEvent=None
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    From the album: Promo

  23. Thanks for the feedback regarding our structure announcement folks, we appreciate it. Keep it coming.
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