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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
For full Giant Bee taming details, get the taming calculator app.
Dododex Taming Calculator on iOS
Dododex Taming Calculator on Google Play

Taming Calculator (Passive)

To tame a Queen Giant Bee, you must first destroy her nest. The nest has 5,000 health.

FOOD QTY TIME FEEDING
INTERVAL
EFFECT.
Simple Kibble
Simple Kibble
300:00:258s
99.8%
+74 Lvl (224)
Rare Flower
Rare Flower
600:04:3846s
99.2%
+74 Lvl (224)
Raw Mutton
Raw Mutton
500:02:3531s
99.4%
+74 Lvl (224)
Raw Prime Meat
Raw Prime Meat
600:03:0631s
99.2%
+74 Lvl (224)
Cooked Lamb Chop
Cooked Lamb Chop
900:04:3831s
98.2%
+73 Lvl (223)
Cooked Prime Meat
Cooked Prime Meat
1200:06:1131s
96.8%
+72 Lvl (222)
Raw Prime Fish Meat
Raw Prime Fish Meat
1400:03:3715s
95.3%
+71 Lvl (221)
Raw Meat
Raw Meat
1700:08:4531s
93.4%
+70 Lvl (220)
Cooked Meat
Cooked Meat
3400:08:4515s
77.8%
+58 Lvl (208)
Raw Fish Meat
Raw Fish Meat
4200:10:4915s
69.4%
+52 Lvl (202)
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
2800:07:2416s
83.6%
+62 Lvl (212)
Cooked Fish Meat
Cooked Fish Meat
8400:10:498s
36.1%
+27 Lvl (177)
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Knock Out

Tranquilizer Dart
%
Tranquilizer Dart
18
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
%
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
9
Bow
%
Bow
45
Compound Bow
%
Compound Bow
80
Crossbow
%
Crossbow
26
Harpoon Launcher
%
Harpoon Launcher
14
Fists
%
Fists
284
Slingshot
%
Slingshot
168
Wooden Club
%
Wooden Club
199
Boomerang (Melee)
%
Boomerang (Melee)
95
Boomerang
%
Boomerang
57
Electric Prod
%
Electric Prod
15
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
%
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
17
S+ Tranq Turret
%
S+ Tranq Turret
16
Equus (Buck Kick)
%
Equus (Buck Kick)
104
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
67
Beelzebufo (Stab)
%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
111
Basilisk
%
Basilisk
25
Pulmonoscorpius
%
Pulmonoscorpius
89
Pachy (Charge)
%
Pachy (Charge)
67
Pachy (Primary Attack)
%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
398
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
994
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
398
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
23
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
17
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
23
Longbow
%
Longbow
54
Recurve Bow
%
Recurve Bow
23

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

RECIPES

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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 Giant Bee builds its nest at the tops of Redwood trees. While it's not an easy task, a nest can be broken open and the queen can be tamed. Once tamed, she will generate honey as well as lay drone eggs.

What does a Giant Bee eat? In ARK: Survival Evolved, the Giant Bee eats Simple Kibble, Rare Flower, 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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