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Food Drain
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Taming Calculator (Passive)

FOOD QTY TIME FEEDING
INTERVAL
EFFECT.
Basic Kibble
Basic Kibble
500:01:2016s
99.5%
+74 Lvl (224)
Dodo Kibble
Dodo Kibble Mobile/Switch
500:01:2016s
99.5%
+74 Lvl (224)
Mejoberry
Mejoberry
6100:06:076s
56.3%
+42 Lvl (192)
Berries
Berries
9100:06:044s
36.5%
+27 Lvl (177)
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Tranquilizer Dart
%
Tranquilizer Dart
3
Head
1
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
%
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
2
1
Bow
%
Bow
7
3
Compound Bow
%
Compound Bow
12
4
Crossbow
%
Crossbow
4
2
Harpoon Launcher
%
Harpoon Launcher
2
1
Fists
%
Fists
43
15
Slingshot
%
Slingshot
26
9
0.3%
CHANCE
OF DEATH
Wooden Club
%
Wooden Club
30
10
Boomerang (Melee)
%
Boomerang (Melee)
15
5
5%
Boomerang
%
Boomerang
9
3
Electric Prod
%
Electric Prod
3
1
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
%
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
3
1
S+ Tranq Turret
%
S+ Tranq Turret
3
1
Equus (Buck Kick)
%
Equus (Buck Kick)
16
6
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
10
4
Beelzebufo (Stab)
%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
17
6
Basilisk
%
Basilisk
4
2
Pulmonoscorpius
%
Pulmonoscorpius
14
5
Pachy (Charge)
%
Pachy (Charge)
11
4
Pachy (Primary Attack)
%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
60
20
70.5%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
150
50
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
60
20
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
4
2
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
3
1
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
4
2
Longbow
%
Longbow
8
3
Recurve Bow
%
Recurve Bow
4
2

Stats

BASE STATS

StatBase
(Lvl 1)
Increase Per Lvl
(Wild)
Increase Per Lvl
(Tamed)
Rank*
Ark Health Icon
Health
115+23+5.4%
LOW
Ranked 120 of 133
Ark Stamina Icon
Stamina
100+10+10%
LOW
Ranked 127
Ark Oxygen Icon
Oxygen
150+15+10%
Ark Food Icon
Food
450+45+10%
LOW
Ranked 124
Ark Weight Icon
Weight
70+1.4+4%
LOW
Ranked 117
Ark Melee Damage Icon
Melee Damage
100%+5%+2%
AVG
Ranked 109
Ark Movement Speed Icon
Movement Speed
100%+5.75%
Ark Torpor Icon
Torpor
60+3.6
LOW
Ranked 122
* Rank of the Base Stat of the Mesopithecus vs. all other creatures. (Rank #1 in Health = highest Health creature.)

ABSOLUTE STATS

10
PRIMARY ATTACK
%
MELEE DAMAGE
MOVEMENT SPEEDBASESprinting
(Wild)
Sprinting
(Tamed)
Walking60504240
Swimming300
Movement Speed:   %

RECIPES

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Gathering Efficiency

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Mesopithecus Breeding

1d 9h 31m 48s
Total Time
(PREGNANCY to Adult)
8:03 AM
2h 40m
Pregnancy
1:11 AM
1d 6h 51m 48s
Total Maturation
3h 5m 11s
Baby
4:37 PM
12h 20m 43s
Juvenile
4:58 AM
15h 25m 54s
Adolescent
8:03 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 Mesopithecus eat? In ARK: Survival Evolved, the Mesopithecus eats Basic Kibble, Dodo Kibble, Mejoberry, and Berries.

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