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ARK's base taming speed on PC, PS4, and Xbox is now doubled, meaning 1× is as fast as what 2× was previously. Dododex has been updated to reflect this. Use the "presets" dropdown for common multipliers.
LVL
Taming Speed ?
Food Drain
Multiplier
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Taming Calculator (Passive)

FOOD QTY TIME FEEDING
INTERVAL
EFFECT.
Exceptional Kibble
Exceptional Kibble
1400:18:591m 21s
98.9%
+74 Lvl (224)
Therizinosaurus Kibble
Therizinosaurus Kibble Mobile/Switch
1400:12:0852s
98.9%
+74 Lvl (224)
Raw Mutton
Raw Mutton
3700:05:018s
92.8%
+69 Lvl (219)
Raw Prime Meat
Raw Prime Meat
4600:06:148s
89.3%
+66 Lvl (216)
Cooked Lamb Chop
Cooked Lamb Chop
6900:09:218s
78.9%
+59 Lvl (209)
Cooked Prime Meat
Cooked Prime Meat
9200:12:288s
67.5%
+50 Lvl (200)
Raw Prime Fish Meat
Raw Prime Fish Meat
11500:07:484s
57.1%
+42 Lvl (192)
Raw Meat
Raw Meat
13800:18:428s
48%
+35 Lvl (185)
Cooked Meat
Cooked Meat
27600:18:424s
18.7%
+14 Lvl (164)
Raw Fish Meat
Raw Fish Meat
34500:23:234s
12.9%
+9 Lvl (159)
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
23000:16:014s
24.9%
+18 Lvl (168)
Cooked Fish Meat
Cooked Fish Meat
69000:23:232s
3.6%
+2 Lvl (152)
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Knock Out

Tranquilizer Dart
%
Tranquilizer Dart
32
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
%
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
16
Bow
%
Bow
78
Compound Bow
%
Compound Bow
140
Crossbow
%
Crossbow
45
Harpoon Launcher
%
Harpoon Launcher
24
Fists
%
Fists
498
Slingshot
%
Slingshot
293
Wooden Club
%
Wooden Club
349
Boomerang (Melee)
%
Boomerang (Melee)
166
Boomerang
%
Boomerang
99
Electric Prod
%
Electric Prod
27
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
%
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
30
S+ Tranq Turret
%
S+ Tranq Turret
28
Equus (Buck Kick)
%
Equus (Buck Kick)
182
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
117
Beelzebufo (Stab)
%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
194
Basilisk
%
Basilisk
43
Pulmonoscorpius
%
Pulmonoscorpius
155
Pachy (Charge)
%
Pachy (Charge)
118
Pachy (Primary Attack)
%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
697
0.3%
CHANCE
OF DEATH
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
1743
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
697
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
39
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
29
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
39
Longbow
%
Longbow
93
Recurve Bow
%
Recurve Bow
39

The Basilosaurus does not have multipliers for headshots or any other areas.

Stats

BASE STATS

StatBase
(Lvl 1)
Increase Per Lvl
(Wild)
Increase Per Lvl
(Tamed)
Rank*
Ark Health Icon
Health
2,400+480+4.86%
HIGH
Ranked 14 of 133
Ark Stamina Icon
Stamina
300+30+10%
AVG
Ranked 57
Ark Oxygen Icon
Oxygen
Ark Food Icon
Food
8,000+800+10%
HIGH
Ranked 6
Ark Weight Icon
Weight
700+14+4%
HIGH
Ranked 21
Ark Melee Damage Icon
Melee Damage
100%+5%+1.7%
HIGH
Ranked 28
Ark Movement Speed Icon
Movement Speed
100%+5%
Ark Torpor Icon
Torpor
2,000+120
HIGH
Ranked 11
* Rank of the Base Stat of the Basilosaurus vs. all other creatures. (Rank #1 in Health = highest Health creature.)

ABSOLUTE STATS

47
PRIMARY ATTACK
%
MELEE DAMAGE
MOVEMENT SPEEDBASESprinting
(Wild)
Sprinting
(Tamed)
Swimming300
Movement Speed:   %

RECIPES

SADDLES

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Resources

Gathering Efficiency

★︎4.2
Rated #2 for gathering
★︎3.7
★︎3.4
★︎3.1
★︎3.1
★︎2.9
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Basilosaurus Breeding

5d 3h 40m 36s
Total Time
(PREGNANCY to Adult)
11:49 PM
7h 56m 11s
Pregnancy
4:05 AM
4d 19h 44m 25s
Total Maturation
11h 34m 27s
Baby
1:57 PM
1d 22h 17m 46s
Juvenile
12:15 PM
2d 9h 52m 13s
Adolescent
11:49 PM

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Carryable By

Human
Human
✖︎
✖︎

Can Damage

Thatch
Thatch
✔︎
Wood
Wood
✔︎
Adobe
Adobe
✖︎
Stone
Stone
✖︎
Metal
Metal
✖︎
Tek
Tek
✖︎

Affected By

Lasso
Lasso
✖︎
Bola
Bola
✖︎
Chain Bola
Chain Bola
✖︎
Plant Species Y Trap
Plant Species Y Trap
✖︎
Bear Trap
Bear Trap
✖︎
Large Bear Trap
Large Bear Trap
✖︎

Fits Through

Doorframe
Doorframe
✖︎
Double Door
Double Door
✖︎
Dinosaur Gateway
Dinosaur Gateway
✖︎
Behemoth Dinosaur Gateway
Behemoth Dinosaur Gateway
✔︎
Hatchframe
Hatchframe
✖︎
Giant Hatchframe
Giant Hatchframe
✔︎

Categories

The Basilosaurus is a dolphin-like creature that primarily dwells along the shallow areas of the ocean. It has the ability to keep survivors warm or cool.

What does a Basilosaurus eat? In ARK: Survival Evolved, the Basilosaurus eats Exceptional Kibble, Therizinosaurus Kibble, Raw Mutton, Raw Prime Meat, Cooked Lamb Chop, Cooked Prime Meat, Raw Prime Fish Meat, Raw Meat, Cooked Meat, Raw Fish Meat, Cooked Prime Fish Meat, and Cooked Fish Meat.

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