Category: Invertebrate

Dino Dossier: Giant Bee

Common Name Giant Bee Species Apis Lithohermaea Time Middle Miocene Diet Floravore Temperament Territorial Domestication Tameable Yes Rideable No Command   Wild: In the wild, Apis Lithohermaea Drones never stray far from their nests, which they build high in the Island’s Redwood trees or on rocky cliffsides. Apis Drones can be seen swarming around the nest […]

Dino Dossier: Leech

Common Name Leech Species Haementeria laetus Time Holocene Diet Sanguinivore Temperament Passive – Aggressive Domestication Tameable No Rideable No Wild: It is difficult to be angry with Haementeria laetus, despite its rather terrible nature. The creature has practically no intelligence, and just attaches to any nearby living flesh in an attempt to drain that creature’s blood. […]

Dino Dossier: Ammonite

Common Name Ammonite Species Ammonitina multiamicus Time Late Jurassic – Mid Cretaceous Diet Bottom Feeder Temperament Passive Domestication Tameable No Wild: Usually found in the deepest parts of the water around the island, Amonitina multiamicus has a strange relationship with the other creatures of the deep. It must do something beneficial for them, since every nearby […]

Dino Dossier: Arthropluera

Common Name: Arthropluera Species: Arthropluera Felsanguis Time: Early Permian Diet: Carrion Feeder Temperament: Aggressive Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Wild: The fact that this creature exists is enough to give me nightmares. Like the island’s other Arthropods, Arthropluera Felsanguis has become much larger than I might have believed possible. It’s a very aggressive hunter, but prefers […]

Dino Dossier: Eurypterid

Common Name: Eurypterid Species: Jaekelopterus Euryperus Time: Silurian Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Aggressive if approached Domestication Tameable: No Rideable: No Wild: Found only in the deepest depths of the waters around the island, Eurypterids are dangerous and adaptable Arthropods. As likely to hunt as they are to scavenge, a Eurypterid rarely has difficulty finding food to keep […]

Dino Dossier: Tusoteuthis

Common Name: Tusoteuthis Species: Tusoteuthis Vampyrus Time: Cretaceous Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Aggressive Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Unknown Wild: Tusoteuthis Vampyrus is a very aggressive water predator. Approximately 30 feet long, Tusoteuthis is a terror of the deep. Once it grabs its prey, it slowly crushes it into submission while using the talons on its tentacles to […]

Dino Dossier: Dungbeetle

Todays new dino dossier announces the dungbeetle. It’s made out to be the perfect pet for every tribe, since it produces high-quality oil from human wastes. This allows tribes that don’t feel drawn towards underwater oil sources to operate their machinery anyways. Common Name: Dung Beetle Species: Scarabidae Gigas Time: Holocene Diet: Coprophagic Temperament: Passive Domestication […]

Dino Dossier: Achatina – Snail

Today’s new Dossier shows the Achatina, a pre-historic snail. It will continually release cementing paste when tamed, though it won’t be rideable. Those survivors who prefer a more rustic experience will also have a chance to experience a true Bear Grylls moment, when they’re hungry enough to go hunting snails for what little meat they […]

Dino Dossier: Titanomyrma (Ant)

Today the developers announced the “Titanomyrma”. This new arrival in the world of ARK is, as is immediately apparent from the dossier above, an ant. Don’t get overexcited though, you won’t actually be able to ride it. Hilarious as though that would have been, the devs made the wise choice to stay away from that. […]

Dino Dossier: Trilobite

Common Name: Trilobite Species: Trilobite conchadurus Time: Early Cambrian-Late Permian Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Defensive Domestication Tameable: no Command: admincheat summon Trilobite_Character_BP_C Wild: Like most Trilobites, Trilobite Conchadurus is an opportunistic carnivore that feeds on anything smaller than itself which it can get a hold of. A sluggish creature, the Trilobite’s best defense is its incredibly hard […]

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