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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.
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Food Drain
Multiplier
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FOOD QTY TIME NARCS.EFFECT.
Regular Kibble
Regular Kibble
1000:40:56
Bio Toxin 99
Narcotics 197
Narcoberries 590
98.5%
+73 Lvl (223)
Quetzal Kibble
Quetzal Kibble Mobile/Switch
1000:38:24
Bio Toxin 91
Narcotics 182
Narcoberries 545
98.5%
+73 Lvl (223)
Raw Mutton
Raw Mutton
2000:48:01
Bio Toxin 119
Narcotics 238
Narcoberries 713
93.7%
+70 Lvl (220)
Raw Prime Meat
Raw Prime Meat
2501:00:01
Bio Toxin 154
Narcotics 308
Narcoberries 923
90.5%
+67 Lvl (217)
Cooked Lamb Chop
Cooked Lamb Chop
3801:31:07
Bio Toxin 244
Narcotics 488
Narcoberries 1,466
80.9%
+60 Lvl (210)
Cooked Prime Meat
Cooked Prime Meat
5002:00:02
Bio Toxin 329
Narcotics 657
Narcoberries 1,972
70.4%
+52 Lvl (202)
Raw Prime Fish Meat
Raw Prime Fish Meat
6301:15:37
Bio Toxin 199
Narcotics 398
Narcoberries 1,196
60.2%
+45 Lvl (195)
Raw Meat
Raw Meat
7503:00:02
Bio Toxin 503
Narcotics 1,005
Narcoberries 3,020
51.4%
+38 Lvl (188)
Cooked Meat
Cooked Meat
15003:00:02
Bio Toxin 503
Narcotics 1,005
Narcoberries 3,020
20.9%
+15 Lvl (165)
Raw Fish Meat
Raw Fish Meat
18803:45:38
Bio Toxin 636
Narcotics 1,271
Narcoberries 3,816
14.4%
+10 Lvl (160)
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
12502:34:09
Bio Toxin 428
Narcotics 855
Narcoberries 2,567
27.5%
+20 Lvl (170)
Cooked Fish Meat
Cooked Fish Meat
37503:45:02
Bio Toxin 634
Narcotics 1,267
Narcoberries 3,806
4.1%
+3 Lvl (153)
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Knock Out

Tranquilizer Dart
%
Tranquilizer Dart
34
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
%
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
17
Bow
%
Bow
83
26.2%
CHANCE
OF DEATH
Compound Bow
%
Compound Bow
150
100%
Crossbow
%
Crossbow
48
26.2%
Harpoon Launcher
%
Harpoon Launcher
25
Fists
%
Fists
666
100%
Slingshot
%
Slingshot
314
100%
Wooden Club
%
Wooden Club
706
53.1%
Boomerang (Melee)
%
Boomerang (Melee)
222
100%
Boomerang
%
Boomerang
106
100%
Electric Prod
%
Electric Prod
36
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
%
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
32
S+ Tranq Turret
%
S+ Tranq Turret
30
Equus (Buck Kick)
%
Equus (Buck Kick)
323
83.8%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
125
98.1%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
208
98.1%
Basilisk
%
Basilisk
46
98.9%
Pulmonoscorpius
%
Pulmonoscorpius
166
98.1%
Pachy (Charge)
%
Pachy (Charge)
209
83.8%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
1243
100%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
3107
53.1%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
746
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
42
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
31
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
42
Longbow
%
Longbow
100
100%
Recurve Bow
%
Recurve Bow
42
26.2%

The Dimetrodon 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
350+70+5.4%
AVG
Ranked 73 of 133
Ark Stamina Icon
Stamina
300+30+10%
AVG
Ranked 46
Ark Oxygen Icon
Oxygen
Ark Food Icon
Food
1,500+150+10%
AVG
Ranked 75
Ark Weight Icon
Weight
250+5+4%
AVG
Ranked 76
Ark Melee Damage Icon
Melee Damage
100%+2%+0.8%
AVG
Ranked 76
Ark Movement Speed Icon
Movement Speed
100%+2.5%
Ark Torpor Icon
Torpor
750+45
AVG
Ranked 38
* Rank of the Base Stat of the Dimetrodon vs. all other creatures. (Rank #1 in Health = highest Health creature.)

ABSOLUTE STATS

20
PRIMARY ATTACK
%
MELEE DAMAGE
MOVEMENT SPEEDBASESprinting
(Wild)
Sprinting
(Tamed)
Walking110253253
Swimming250
Movement Speed:   %

RECIPES

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Gathering Efficiency

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Dimetrodon Breeding

Dimetrodon Egg
30 – 34°C (86 – 93°F)
Ideal Incubation Temperature
2d57m
Total Time
(INCUBATION to Adult)
12:48 AM
2h 40m
Egg incubation
2:31 AM
1d 22h 17m
Total Maturation
4h 37m 42s
Baby
1:40 AM
18h 30m 48s
Juvenile
8:11 PM
23h 8m 30s
Adolescent
12:48 AM

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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

What does a Dimetrodon eat? In ARK: Survival Evolved, the Dimetrodon eats Regular Kibble, Quetzal 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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