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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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Taming Speed ?
Food Drain
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FOOD QTY TIME NARCS.EFFECT.
Regular Kibble
Regular Kibble
900:38:22
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
98.6%
+73 Lvl (223)
Triceratops Kibble
Triceratops Kibble Mobile/Switch
900:36:00
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
98.6%
+73 Lvl (223)
Raw Prime Fish Meat
Raw Prime Fish Meat
2300:28:45
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
91.2%
+68 Lvl (218)
Raw Mutton
Raw Mutton
2300:57:30
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
91.2%
+68 Lvl (218)
Raw Prime Meat
Raw Prime Meat
2801:10:00
Bio Toxin 4
Narcotics 8
Narcoberries 36
87.2%
+65 Lvl (215)
Cooked Lamb Chop
Cooked Lamb Chop
4101:42:24
Bio Toxin 25
Narcotics 50
Narcoberries 225
75.8%
+56 Lvl (206)
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
4500:57:48
Bio Toxin 0
Narcotics 0
Narcoberries 0
72.6%
+54 Lvl (204)
Cooked Prime Meat
Cooked Prime Meat
5602:19:51
Bio Toxin 49
Narcotics 98
Narcoberries 445
63%
+47 Lvl (197)
Raw Fish Meat
Raw Fish Meat
6701:23:45
Bio Toxin 13
Narcotics 26
Narcoberries 116
54.2%
+40 Lvl (190)
Raw Meat
Raw Meat
8303:27:30
Bio Toxin 93
Narcotics 185
Narcoberries 841
43.3%
+32 Lvl (182)
Cooked Fish Meat
Cooked Fish Meat
13201:22:30
Bio Toxin 12
Narcotics 24
Narcoberries 109
23.2%
+17 Lvl (167)
Cooked Meat
Cooked Meat
16603:27:30
Bio Toxin 93
Narcotics 185
Narcoberries 841
16%
+12 Lvl (162)
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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
53.1%
CHANCE
OF DEATH
Crossbow
%
Crossbow
26
Harpoon Launcher
%
Harpoon Launcher
14
Fists
%
Fists
355
70.5%
Slingshot
%
Slingshot
168
77.8%
Wooden Club
%
Wooden Club
377
Boomerang (Melee)
%
Boomerang (Melee)
119
98.1%
Boomerang
%
Boomerang
57
12.9%
Electric Prod
%
Electric Prod
19
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
%
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
17
S+ Tranq Turret
%
S+ Tranq Turret
16
Equus (Buck Kick)
%
Equus (Buck Kick)
173
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
67
0.7%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
111
0.7%
Basilisk
%
Basilisk
25
1.5%
Pulmonoscorpius
%
Pulmonoscorpius
89
0.7%
Pachy (Charge)
%
Pachy (Charge)
112
Pachy (Primary Attack)
%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
663
100%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
1657
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
8.3%
Recurve Bow
%
Recurve Bow
23

The Sarco 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
400+80+5.4%
AVG
Ranked 62 of 133
Ark Stamina Icon
Stamina
450+45+10%
HIGH
Ranked 21
Ark Oxygen Icon
Oxygen
Ark Food Icon
Food
1,500+150+10%
AVG
Ranked 74
Ark Weight Icon
Weight
300+6+4%
AVG
Ranked 61
Ark Melee Damage Icon
Melee Damage
100%+5%+1.7%
AVG
Ranked 44
Ark Movement Speed Icon
Movement Speed
100%+4%
Ark Torpor Icon
Torpor
400+24
AVG
Ranked 70
* Rank of the Base Stat of the Sarco vs. all other creatures. (Rank #1 in Health = highest Health creature.)

ABSOLUTE STATS

35
PRIMARY ATTACK
%
MELEE DAMAGE
MOVEMENT SPEEDBASESprinting
(Wild)
Sprinting
(Tamed)
Walking150437.4601.48
Swimming1000
Movement Speed:   %

RECIPES

SADDLES

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Resources

Gathering Efficiency

★︎3.7
★︎3.4
★︎3.1
★︎2.5
★︎2.6
★︎2.2
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Sarco Breeding

Sarco Egg
30 – 34°C (86 – 93°F)
Ideal Incubation Temperature
2d46m
Total Time
(INCUBATION to Adult)
12:15 AM
2h 29m
Egg incubation
1:58 AM
1d 22h 17m
Total Maturation
4h 37m 42s
Baby
1:06 AM
18h 30m 48s
Juvenile
7:37 PM
23h 8m 30s
Adolescent
12:15 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 Sarco eat? In ARK: Survival Evolved, the Sarco eats Regular Kibble, Triceratops Kibble, Raw Prime Fish Meat, Raw Mutton, Raw Prime Meat, Cooked Lamb Chop, Cooked Prime Fish Meat, Cooked Prime Meat, Raw Fish Meat, Raw Meat, Cooked Fish Meat, and Cooked Meat.

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