ARK: Survival Evolved Patch 279.233


Fixes & Improvements

  • Multiple mesh/base exploit fixes
  • Raptor Pack Buff now lasts for 45 seconds
  • Global Banlist URL has been updated to
  • Fix Raptor Basic Attack audio
  • Fixed Aberrant Trike colourization
  • Sarco can now hurt target on roll even if it can’t carry it
  • Fix for crash when equipping empty folder
  • Updated Argent claw grab back to original weight restrictions
  • Fixes for forceflee from Parasaur
  • Fixes for Parasaur not attacking targets when ordered to
  • Raptor can no longer pounce very small things like insects
  • Fix for Trike getting stuck charging
  • Players can no longer build in the puzzle cave on Ragnarok
  • Fixed a bug where Spino Hydration buff would timeout unexpectedly
  • Pinned target no longer stays down if Raptor is killed
  • Removed pounces while being carried
  • Fix for Argent grabbing through walls

Eggcellent Adventure – Easter Event!

During the Easter adventure, the survivors can collect special bunny eggs at the ARK of wild bunny dodos and bunny oviraptors. These Bunny eggs can be painted or used in special cooking pot recipes to make holiday items such as Bunny Ears, a rabbit costume for the Procoptodon, and two brand-new accessories: the knitted chicken hat and the eggshell hat for survivors and dinosaurs!

  • Wild creatures roaming the ARKs will now also feel comfortable in the bright colours green, magenta, yellow and blue.
  • Wild dodos are replaced by Bunny dodos – with ears, taming disabled, and dropping 50% edible dodo eggs and 50% Bunny eggs.
  • Wild Oviraptors are replaced by Bunny Oviraptors – with ears, taming disabled, and dropping 50% edible Oviraptor eggs and 50% Bunny eggs.
  • Bunny eggs can be laid on the floor and painted.
  • Bunny eggs expire after about two weeks from the inventory, and the laid eggs expire immediately if the event is deactivated.
  • Start your private server with ‘-ActiveEvent=Easter’ to enable the event.
  • If you run the same server without -ActiveEvent=Easter, all placed egg structures are deleted.
    Players can set Steam > ARK > Properties > General > Start Options and paste them into ActiveEvent=Easter to experience the event in single player, non-dedicated and player worlds. In these modes, you must activate the event yourself.
  • Event is not available in Primitive Plus.



ARK: Survival Evolved Patch 279.224 & 279.225


  • Temporarily allowed Ragnarok puzzle cave building to allow players to evacuate the area. This will last for one week in order for players to move out any creatures left here. On the 27th of March we will be disabling building, so make use of this time!
  • Fixed an issue that caused the player to be ejected from the saddle when using the Raptor pounce
  • Fixed a bug that made Moschops rideable
  • Fixed an issue that caused pre-patch Argents to lack ability to craft in their saddle
  • Fixed the looping of the Spino torpor animation


  • Added support for ARK Park dino export feature

ARK: Survival Evolved Patch 279.22

Dino TLC – Argentavis!

  • Receives a model update, animation update, texture update, and some new abilities:
  • Can carry two creatures
    • C – grabs/releases creatures with beak
    • Right Click – grabs/releases creatures with claws
  • Health regen buff from consuming corpses
  • Saddle acts as a mobile crafting station
  • Reduced the weight of various resources by up to 50%

Dino TLC – Parasaur!

  • Receives a sound tweak and some new abilities:
  • Alarm mode
    • Can be put in turret mode and check for nearby threats
    • Notifies you audibly and visually when threats are present
  •  Scare small creatures
    • C when ridden – scares away small/mid creatures
    • Toggle for alarm mode to have it automatically do it
  •  Scan
    • Can trigger a scan (right click) when ridden
    • Scans for nearby threats
    • Notifies you visually when threats are present

Dino TLC – Raptor!

  • Receives a model update, animation update, texture update, and some new abilities:
  • Pounce
    • Press right-click to pounce on a target
    • Pins small targets to ground for short period
    • Press left-click to attack repeatedly
  • Pack Buff
    • Activates with C key when 3 Raptors are together
    • Increases damage resistance
    • Increases movement speed
    • Increases attack speed
    • Lasts 45s

 Dino TLC – Sarco!

  • Receives a model update, animation update, texture update, and some new abilities:
  • Idles with mouth open now
  • Death roll
    • Grabs its target and rolls dealing damage and disabling them
  • Lunge
    • Can lunge towards a target in front of it
  •  180 attack
    • Can spin in place to attack foes behind it
  •  Walkable
    • Allows friendly humans to walk on and stand on its back
      Useful in water, you can move them to surface and use as a raft
  •  Swimming depth
    • Maintains its current depth when swimming
    • Can lurk just below the surface
  • Piranhas Flee
    • Piranhas flee when they encounter a Sarcosuchus
    • Includes nearby ally Sarcos for players

 Dino TLC – Spino!

  • Receives a model update, animation update, texture update, and some new abilities:
  • Water buff
    • Given when in water
    • Bonus movement speed
    • Bonus turning radius
    • Bonus attack damage
    • Bonus healing
    • Persists for short period after leaving the water
  • Added Biped/Quadruped toggle C
    • Biped
    • Stronger attacks
    • Can turn in place
    • Quadruped
    • Faster movement speed
  •  Prefers prime fish for taming

Dino TLC – Trike!

  • Receives a model update, animation update, texture update, and some new abilities:
  • Ram
    • Charge up for short period
    • Longer it’s charged, the faster it goes
    • Crippels target when hit
    • Knocks small dinos away while charging (charge a group of dodos to see)
  • Rivalry buff
    • Given buff when nearby to large carnivores
    • Increases damage output slightly
    • Decreases damage taken slightly
    • Increases health by 10%

Ragnarok update

  • Streaming bounds fix to help with memory
  • Fixed multiple holes, bugged beacons, and floating foliage.
  • Better lighting around LL dungeon
  • Hole fixes for
    • Aberration
    • The Center
    • The Island
  •  Fixed an issue where Griffin feather colors appeared to be default in single player.

ARK: Survival Evolved on Mobile!

The time has come in spring 2018! The popular dino game is released in the closed beta for iOS and Android phones. There you can also play the massive multiplayer survival game free-to-play! It was designed and developed by War Drum Studios (known for GTA, Auralux and Bully for mobile devices).

Just like on the PC and console versions, there will be a lot to discover on an island. More than 80 dinosaurs and prehistoric animals can be trained and tamed as usual, as well as the tribal mechanics, buildings and crafting will be there.

Up to 50 players can play simultaneously on one server or explore the world as usual in a single player mode. The graphics have probably been scaled down so that it can be played smoothly on the handheld devices.


ARK: Survival Evolved Patch 278.73

  • Fixed bug that prevented tribe renaming
  • Separated C4 into their own structure limit category with a limit of 150 per 50m
  • Plugged various holes used to undermesh in The Center, The Island, and Aberration (server side only for now)
  • Plant Z healing effectiveness reduced to 0.5% HP per second for players and 0.33% HP per second for Dinos (with a cap of 80)
  • Fixed Therizino and Moschops cloning exploit

ARK: Survival Evolved Patch 278.64

  • Disabled placement of structures when recently stuck in geometry (addresses known undermesh exploits)
  • Fix climbing off of a ladder into geometry (including barriers) temporarily (addresses known undermesh exploits)
  • Prevented closing glider for a brief period after opening (prevents accidental closure when spamming to open)
  • Lower glider cooldown to 3s

ARK: Survival Evolved Patch 278.54


  • Increased plantx projectile damage by 2.5x
  • Projectiles do 3x damage to durability of chest pieces while a glider is attached
  • Added 10s cooldown between glides
  • Lowered glide speed by 40%

Fixes & Improvements

  • Fixed an exploit that allowed players to get through the map/mesh
  • Fixed issue where a second instance of certain boss fights could be started while someone was already inside
  • Reworked extinction mode save nuking to kill subfolders as well
  • Added logic to translate damage from player to their glider
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