Category: Invertebrate

Dino Dossier: Giant Bee

Common NameGiant BeeSpeciesApis LithohermaeaTimeMiddle MioceneDietFloravoreTemperamentTerritorialDomesticationTameableYesRideableNoCommand 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 in groups, but to get a look at the Queen Apis, one would need to crack open […]

Dino Dossier: Leech

Common NameLeechSpeciesHaementeria laetusTimeHoloceneDietSanguinivoreTemperamentPassive – AggressiveDomesticationTameableNoRideableNoWild: 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.Domesticated: While Haementeria is not intelligent enough to be tamed, and does not provide a resource […]

Dino Dossier: Ammonite

Common NameAmmoniteSpeciesAmmonitina multiamicusTimeLate Jurassic – Mid CretaceousDietBottom FeederTemperamentPassiveDomesticationTameableNoWild: 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 sea creature defends Ammonitina when it is attacked. What this distinct symbiosis is […]

Dino Dossier: Arthropluera

Common Name:ArthroplueraSpecies:Arthropluera FelsanguisTime:Early PermianDiet:Carrion FeederTemperament:AggressiveDomesticationTameable:YesRideable:YesWild: 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 to eat meat after it has rotted for some time, and will voraciously seek out […]

Dino Dossier: Eurypterid

Common Name:EurypteridSpecies:Jaekelopterus EuryperusTime:SilurianDiet:CarnivoreTemperament:Aggressive if approachedDomesticationTameable:NoRideable:NoWild: 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 itself nourished, even at the bottom of the ocean.Domesticated: While Eurypterid are not intelligent enough […]

Dino Dossier: Tusoteuthis

Common Name:TusoteuthisSpecies:Tusoteuthis VampyrusTime:CretaceousDiet:CarnivoreTemperament:AggressiveDomesticationTameable:YesRideable:UnknownWild: 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 siphon and drain the victim of blood!Known Information: Tusoteuthis is a terrifying opponent for several […]

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 BeetleSpecies:Scarabidae GigasTime:HoloceneDiet:CoprophagicTemperament:PassiveDomesticationTameable:YesRideable:NoWild:What magic created the scarabidae gigas, I cannot say. What I can […]

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:TrilobiteSpecies:Trilobite conchadurusTime:Early Cambrian-Late PermianDiet:CarnivoreTemperament:DefensiveDomesticationTameable:noCommand:admincheat summon Trilobite_Character_BP_CWild: 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 shell. This seems to be a common adaption for the slower creatures of the island.Domesticated:The […]

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