LVL
Taming Multiplier
Consumption
Multiplier
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FOOD QTY TIME NARCS.EFFECT.
Regular Kibble
Regular Kibble
3201:42:18
Bio Toxin 57
Narcotics 114
Narcoberries 483
94.3%
+70 Lvl (220)
Raw Mutton
Raw Mutton
7902:28:08
Bio Toxin 101
Narcotics 202
Narcoberries 857
73.2%
+54 Lvl (204)
Raw Prime Meat
Raw Prime Meat
9903:05:38
Bio Toxin 138
Narcotics 275
Narcoberries 1,164
63.5%
+47 Lvl (197)
Cooked Lamb Chop
Cooked Lamb Chop
15804:55:56
Bio Toxin 244
Narcotics 487
Narcoberries 2,064
40.5%
+30 Lvl (180)
Cooked Prime Meat
Cooked Prime Meat
21306:38:57
Bio Toxin 343
Narcotics 685
Narcoberries 2,906
27.2%
+20 Lvl (170)
Raw Prime Fish Meat
Raw Prime Fish Meat
24603:50:38
Bio Toxin 181
Narcotics 361
Narcoberries 1,531
21.9%
+16 Lvl (166)
Raw Meat
Raw Meat
31909:58:08
Bio Toxin 534
Narcotics 1,068
Narcoberries 4,532
14.2%
+10 Lvl (160)
Cooked Meat
Cooked Meat
63809:58:08
Bio Toxin 534
Narcotics 1,068
Narcoberries 4,532
4%
+2 Lvl (152)
Raw Fish Meat
Raw Fish Meat
79712:27:12
Bio Toxin 678
Narcotics 1,355
Narcoberries 5,749
2.6%
+1 Lvl (151)
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
53208:32:27
Bio Toxin 452
Narcotics 903
Narcoberries 3,832
5.6%
+4 Lvl (154)
Cooked Fish Meat
Cooked Fish Meat
1,59412:27:12
Bio Toxin 678
Narcotics 1,355
Narcoberries 5,749
0.7%
+0 Lvl (150)
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Knock Out

Fists
%
Fists
320
Head 2.5×
128
100%
CHANCE
OF DEATH
Wooden Club
%
Wooden Club
224
90
12.9%
Slingshot
%
Slingshot
188
76
100%
Boomerang (Melee)
%
Boomerang (Melee)
107
43
100%
Boomerang
%
Boomerang
64
26
98.9%
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
25
10
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Compound Bow (Toxicant Arrow)
19
8
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
%
Crossbow (Toxicant Arrow)
25
10
Bow
%
Bow
50
20
5%
Compound Bow
%
Compound Bow
90
36
100%
Crossbow
%
Crossbow
29
12
5%
Longbow
%
Longbow
20
8
5%
Recurve Bow
%
Recurve Bow
25
10
5%
Tranquilizer Dart
%
Tranquilizer Dart
21
9
Harpoon Launcher
%
Harpoon Launcher
15
6
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
%
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
11
5
Electric Prod
%
Electric Prod
17
7
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
%
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
19
8
S+ Tranq Turret
%
S+ Tranq Turret
18
8
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
75
30
70.5%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
125
50
70.5%
Equus (Buck Kick)
%
Equus (Buck Kick)
117
47
34.7%
Pachy (Charge)
%
Pachy (Charge)
76
31
34.7%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
448
179
100%
Pulmonoscorpius
%
Pulmonoscorpius
100
40
70.5%
Basilisk
%
Basilisk
28
11
77.8%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
448
179
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
1119
448
12.9%

Stats

BASE STATS

StatBase
(Lvl 1)
Increase Per Lvl
(Wild)
Increase Per Lvl
(Tamed)
Rank*
Ark Health Icon
Health
260+52
AVG
Ranked 85 of 131
Ark Stamina Icon
Stamina
350+35
AVG
Ranked 32
Ark Oxygen Icon
Oxygen
150+15
Ark Food Icon
Food
1,200+120
AVG
Ranked 81
Ark Weight Icon
Weight
300+6
AVG
Ranked 65
Ark Melee Damage Icon
Melee Damage
100%+5%+2%
AVG
Ranked 34
Ark Movement Speed Icon
Movement Speed
100%
Ark Torpor Icon
Torpor
450+27
AVG
Ranked 61
* Rank of the Base Stat of the Thorny Dragon vs. all other creatures. (Rank #1 in Health = highest Health creature.)

ABSOLUTE STATS

40
PRIMARY ATTACK
10
SECONDARY ATTACK
%
MELEE DAMAGE
MOVEMENT SPEEDBASESprinting
(Wild)
Sprinting
(Tamed)
Walking245693.840027588
Swimming300
Movement Speed:   %

RECIPES

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Gathering Efficiency Ratings

TOP RESOURCES
Wood
Wood
★︎4.0
Raw Meat
Raw Meat
★︎3.2
Hide
Hide
★︎3.0
Raw Fish Meat
Raw Fish Meat
★︎3.1
Thatch
Thatch
★︎2.8
Chitin
Chitin
★︎2.7
Keratin
Keratin
★︎2.7
Pelt
Pelt
★︎2.5
Ratings out of 5. Collected from 30,000+ Dododex users.

Weight Reduction

Fiber
Fiber
▼︎50%
Stone
Stone
▼︎50%
Thatch
Thatch
▼︎50%
Wood
Wood
▼︎50%

Thorny Dragon Breeding

Thorny Dragon Egg
22 – 28°C (72 – 82°F)
Ideal Incubation Temperature
2d 3h 9m
Total Time
(INCUBATION to Adult)
4:18 AM
2h 29m
Egg incubation
3:38 AM
2d40m
Total Maturation
4h 52m
Baby
3:58 AM
19h 28m
Juvenile
11:26 PM
1d20m
Adolescent
4:18 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 Thorny Dragon eat? In Ark: Survival Evolved, the Thorny Dragon eats Regular 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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