In Ark: Survival Evolved, creatures can have various hitboxes that modify damage when hit. 42 creatures have head hitboxes, meaning a headshot will deal significantly more damage and torpor (for most creatures, 3 times more).

  • Only 23.6% of creatures (42 of 178) have headshot modifiers.
CreatureHeadshot ModifierOther Modifiers
1.67×
Spine/Tail
0.7×
None
Tail
0.5×
Shell
0.1×
None
Tail
0.5×
Shell
0.2×
None
Tail
0.5×
Spine
0.2×
3.5×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
3×
2.5×
2.5×
2.5×
2.5×
2.5×
2.5×
2×
2×
2×
1.67×
1.5×
1.5×
0.15×
0.15×
0.125×
None
Balled
0.1×
None
Shell
0.5×
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
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