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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
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FOOD QTY TIME NARCS.EFFECT.
Superior Kibble
Superior Kibble
1100:42:12
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
98.7%
+74 Lvl (224)
Spinosaur Kibble
Spinosaur Kibble Mobile/Switch
1100:39:36
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
98.7%
+74 Lvl (224)
Raw Mutton
Raw Mutton
2300:51:46
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
94.6%
+70 Lvl (220)
Raw Prime Meat
Raw Prime Meat
2901:05:16
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
91.7%
+68 Lvl (218)
Cooked Lamb Chop
Cooked Lamb Chop
4201:34:24
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
83.7%
+62 Lvl (212)
Cooked Prime Meat
Cooked Prime Meat
5702:08:16
Bio Toxin 1
Narcotics 1
Narcoberries 2
73.6%
+55 Lvl (205)
Raw Prime Fish Meat
Raw Prime Fish Meat
7101:19:53
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
64.2%
+48 Lvl (198)
Raw Meat
Raw Meat
8503:11:16
Bio Toxin 41
Narcotics 82
Narcoberries 371
55.5%
+41 Lvl (191)
Cooked Meat
Cooked Meat
17003:11:16
Bio Toxin 41
Narcotics 82
Narcoberries 371
23.7%
+17 Lvl (167)
Raw Fish Meat
Raw Fish Meat
21303:59:38
Bio Toxin 72
Narcotics 144
Narcoberries 654
16.6%
+12 Lvl (162)
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
14202:44:09
Bio Toxin 24
Narcotics 47
Narcoberries 212
30.9%
+23 Lvl (173)
Cooked Fish Meat
Cooked Fish Meat
42503:59:04
Bio Toxin 72
Narcotics 143
Narcoberries 651
4.7%
+3 Lvl (153)
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Knock Out

Tranquilizer Dart
%
Tranquilizer Dart
36
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
%
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
18
Bow
%
Bow
89
Compound Bow
%
Compound Bow
160
98.1%
CHANCE
OF DEATH
Crossbow
%
Crossbow
51
Harpoon Launcher
%
Harpoon Launcher
27
Fists
%
Fists
710
99.4%
Slingshot
%
Slingshot
335
99.8%
Wooden Club
%
Wooden Club
754
0.7%
Boomerang (Melee)
%
Boomerang (Melee)
237
100%
Boomerang
%
Boomerang
113
70.5%
Electric Prod
%
Electric Prod
38
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
%
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
34
S+ Tranq Turret
%
S+ Tranq Turret
32
Equus (Buck Kick)
%
Equus (Buck Kick)
345
2.8%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
133
18.9%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
221
18.9%
Basilisk
%
Basilisk
49
18.9%
Pulmonoscorpius
%
Pulmonoscorpius
177
18.9%
Pachy (Charge)
%
Pachy (Charge)
223
2.8%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
1326
100%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
3314
0.7%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
796
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
45
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
33
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
45
Longbow
%
Longbow
107
53.1%
Recurve Bow
%
Recurve Bow
45

The Megalodon 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
600+120+5.4%
AVG
Ranked 52 of 133
Ark Stamina Icon
Stamina
320+32+10%
AVG
Ranked 42
Ark Oxygen Icon
Oxygen
Ark Food Icon
Food
2,000+200+10%
AVG
Ranked 53
Ark Weight Icon
Weight
250+5+4%
AVG
Ranked 74
Ark Melee Damage Icon
Melee Damage
100%+5%+2%
AVG
Ranked 40
Ark Movement Speed Icon
Movement Speed
100%+2.5%
Ark Torpor Icon
Torpor
800+48
AVG
Ranked 35
* Rank of the Base Stat of the Megalodon vs. all other creatures. (Rank #1 in Health = highest Health creature.)

ABSOLUTE STATS

40
PRIMARY ATTACK
%
MELEE DAMAGE
MOVEMENT SPEEDBASESprinting
(Wild)
Sprinting
(Tamed)
Swimming400570.42070
Movement Speed:   %

RECIPES

SADDLES

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Gathering Efficiency

★︎3.8
★︎3.6
Rated #4 for gathering
★︎3.5
★︎2.7
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Megalodon Breeding

4d 4h 32m 36s
Total Time
(PREGNANCY to Adult)
10:46 AM
7h 57m
Pregnancy
2:10 PM
3d 20h 35m 36s
Total Maturation
9h 15m 34s
Baby
12:28 PM
1d 13h 2m 14s
Juvenile
1:30 AM
1d 22h 17m 48s
Adolescent
10:46 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 Megalodon eat? In ARK: Survival Evolved, the Megalodon eats Superior Kibble, Spinosaur 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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