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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.
Regular Kibble
Regular Kibble
700:29:51
Bio Toxin 7
Narcotics 14
Narcoberries 63
98.6%
+73 Lvl (223)
Dodo Kibble
Dodo Kibble Mobile/Switch
700:28:00
Bio Toxin 6
Narcotics 12
Narcoberries 52
98.6%
+73 Lvl (223)
Raw Mutton
Raw Mutton
1400:35:01
Bio Toxin 11
Narcotics 21
Narcoberries 93
94.5%
+70 Lvl (220)
Raw Prime Meat
Raw Prime Meat
1700:42:31
Bio Toxin 15
Narcotics 30
Narcoberries 137
91.8%
+68 Lvl (218)
Cooked Lamb Chop
Cooked Lamb Chop
2601:04:56
Bio Toxin 30
Narcotics 59
Narcoberries 268
83.2%
+62 Lvl (212)
Cooked Prime Meat
Cooked Prime Meat
3401:25:01
Bio Toxin 43
Narcotics 85
Narcoberries 386
73.7%
+55 Lvl (205)
Raw Prime Fish Meat
Raw Prime Fish Meat
4300:53:46
Bio Toxin 23
Narcotics 45
Narcoberries 203
63.9%
+47 Lvl (197)
Raw Meat
Raw Meat
5102:07:31
Bio Toxin 70
Narcotics 140
Narcoberries 635
55.4%
+41 Lvl (191)
Cooked Meat
Cooked Meat
10202:07:31
Bio Toxin 70
Narcotics 140
Narcoberries 635
23.6%
+17 Lvl (167)
Raw Fish Meat
Raw Fish Meat
12802:40:01
Bio Toxin 91
Narcotics 182
Narcoberries 825
16.5%
+12 Lvl (162)
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
8501:49:10
Bio Toxin 58
Narcotics 116
Narcoberries 527
30.8%
+23 Lvl (173)
Cooked Fish Meat
Cooked Fish Meat
25502:39:23
Bio Toxin 91
Narcotics 181
Narcoberries 821
4.7%
+3 Lvl (153)
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Knock Out

Tranquilizer Dart
%
Tranquilizer Dart
4
Head
2
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
%
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
2
1
Bow
%
Bow
9
3
Compound Bow
%
Compound Bow
16
6
0.3%
CHANCE
OF DEATH
Crossbow
%
Crossbow
6
2
Harpoon Launcher
%
Harpoon Launcher
3
1
Fists
%
Fists
107
36
0.7%
Slingshot
%
Slingshot
51
17
0.7%
Wooden Club
%
Wooden Club
113
38
Boomerang (Melee)
%
Boomerang (Melee)
36
12
8.3%
Boomerang
%
Boomerang
17
6
Electric Prod
%
Electric Prod
6
2
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
%
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
5
2
S+ Tranq Turret
%
S+ Tranq Turret
5
2
Equus (Buck Kick)
%
Equus (Buck Kick)
52
18
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
20
7
Beelzebufo (Stab)
%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
34
12
Basilisk
%
Basilisk
8
3
Pulmonoscorpius
%
Pulmonoscorpius
27
9
Pachy (Charge)
%
Pachy (Charge)
34
12
Pachy (Primary Attack)
%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
199
67
88.7%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
497
166
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
120
40
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
5
2
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
4
2
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
5
2
Longbow
%
Longbow
11
4
Recurve Bow
%
Recurve Bow
5
2

Stats

BASE STATS

StatBase
(Lvl 1)
Increase Per Lvl
(Wild)
Increase Per Lvl
(Tamed)
Rank*
Ark Health Icon
Health
210+42+3%
AVG
Ranked 95 of 133
Ark Stamina Icon
Stamina
150+7.5+4%
LOW
Ranked 110
Ark Oxygen Icon
Oxygen
150+15+10%
Ark Food Icon
Food
1,200+120+10%
AVG
Ranked 81
Ark Weight Icon
Weight
120+2.4+3%
AVG
Ranked 102
Ark Melee Damage Icon
Melee Damage
100%+5%+1.275%
AVG
Ranked 89
Ark Movement Speed Icon
Movement Speed
100%+0%
Ark Torpor Icon
Torpor
120+7.2
LOW
Ranked 110
* Rank of the Base Stat of the Pteranodon vs. all other creatures. (Rank #1 in Health = highest Health creature.)

ABSOLUTE STATS

15
PRIMARY ATTACK
36
SECONDARY ATTACK
%
MELEE DAMAGE
MOVEMENT SPEEDBASESprinting
(Wild)
Sprinting
(Tamed)
Walking260
Flying60016501897.5
Movement Speed:   %

RECIPES

SADDLES

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Gathering Efficiency

★︎3.2
★︎2.8
★︎2.2
★︎2.4
★︎2.4
★︎2.5
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Pteranodon Breeding

Pteranodon Egg
29 – 32°C (84 – 90°F)
Ideal Incubation Temperature
1d 15h 10m
Total Time
(INCUBATION to Adult)
8:56 PM
1h 40m
Egg incubation
7:26 AM
1d 13h 30m
Total Maturation
3h 45m
Baby
2:11 AM
15h
Juvenile
5:11 PM
18h 45m
Adolescent
8:56 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
✔︎

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The pteranodon is a fast and versatile flying mount useful for traveling and scouting, though not always the ideal choice for battle. Knocking a pteranodon out doesn't take much, but can still be a challenge since it will immediately flee after being attacked. Once knocked out, taming is quite easy in comparison to other creatures, and with its low saddle requirements, this makes it an especially popular creature for newer survivors while still being versatile enough for more experienced survivors. What the pterandon lacks in stamina, weight, and health, it makes up with its speed.

What does a Pteranodon eat? In ARK: Survival Evolved, the Pteranodon eats Regular Kibble, Dodo 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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