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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
1600:51:09
Bio Toxin 8
Narcotics 16
Narcoberries 65
98.5%
+73 Lvl (223)
Raw Mutton
Raw Mutton
4001:15:00
Bio Toxin 31
Narcotics 62
Narcoberries 260
91.5%
+68 Lvl (218)
Raw Prime Meat
Raw Prime Meat
5001:33:45
Bio Toxin 49
Narcotics 98
Narcoberries 413
87.4%
+65 Lvl (215)
Cooked Lamb Chop
Cooked Lamb Chop
7902:27:58
Bio Toxin 101
Narcotics 202
Narcoberries 856
73.1%
+54 Lvl (204)
Cooked Prime Meat
Cooked Prime Meat
10703:20:25
Bio Toxin 152
Narcotics 303
Narcoberries 1,284
59.8%
+44 Lvl (194)
Raw Prime Fish Meat
Raw Prime Fish Meat
12301:55:19
Bio Toxin 70
Narcotics 139
Narcoberries 589
52.9%
+39 Lvl (189)
Raw Meat
Raw Meat
16005:00:00
Bio Toxin 248
Narcotics 495
Narcoberries 2,097
39.9%
+29 Lvl (179)
Cooked Meat
Cooked Meat
31904:59:04
Bio Toxin 247
Narcotics 493
Narcoberries 2,090
14.2%
+10 Lvl (160)
Raw Fish Meat
Raw Fish Meat
39906:14:04
Bio Toxin 319
Narcotics 637
Narcoberries 2,702
9.6%
+7 Lvl (157)
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
Cooked Prime Fish Meat
26604:16:14
Bio Toxin 205
Narcotics 410
Narcoberries 1,740
19.3%
+14 Lvl (164)
Cooked Fish Meat
Cooked Fish Meat
79706:13:36
Bio Toxin 318
Narcotics 636
Narcoberries 2,699
2.6%
+1 Lvl (151)
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Knock Out

Tranquilizer Dart
%
Tranquilizer Dart
21
Head 2.5×
9
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
%
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart
11
5
Bow
%
Bow
50
20
5%
CHANCE
OF DEATH
Compound Bow
%
Compound Bow
90
36
100%
Crossbow
%
Crossbow
29
12
5%
Harpoon Launcher
%
Harpoon Launcher
15
6
Fists
%
Fists
320
128
100%
Slingshot
%
Slingshot
188
76
100%
Wooden Club
%
Wooden Club
224
90
12.9%
Boomerang (Melee)
%
Boomerang (Melee)
107
43
100%
Boomerang
%
Boomerang
64
26
98.9%
Electric Prod
%
Electric Prod
17
7
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
%
Tripwire Narcotic Trap
19
8
S+ Tranq Turret
%
S+ Tranq Turret
18
8
Equus (Buck Kick)
%
Equus (Buck Kick)
117
47
34.7%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
%
Beelzebufo (Sweep)
75
30
70.5%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
%
Beelzebufo (Stab)
125
50
70.5%
Basilisk
%
Basilisk
28
11
77.8%
Pulmonoscorpius
%
Pulmonoscorpius
100
40
70.5%
Pachy (Charge)
%
Pachy (Charge)
76
31
34.7%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
%
Pachy (Primary Attack)
448
179
100%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
%
Thorny Dragon (Tail Needles)
1119
448
12.9%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
%
Tusoteuthis (In Seconds)
448
179
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
Longbow
%
Longbow
60
24
96.9%
Recurve Bow
%
Recurve Bow
25
10
5%

Stats

BASE STATS

StatBase
(Lvl 1)
Increase Per Lvl
(Wild)
Increase Per Lvl
(Tamed)
Rank*
Ark Health Icon
Health
260+52
AVG
Ranked 86 of 133
Ark Stamina Icon
Stamina
350+35
AVG
Ranked 35
Ark Oxygen Icon
Oxygen
150+15
Ark Food Icon
Food
1,200+120
AVG
Ranked 95
Ark Weight Icon
Weight
300+6
AVG
Ranked 65
Ark Melee Damage Icon
Melee Damage
100%+5%+2%
AVG
Ranked 38
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

SADDLES

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Gathering Efficiency

★︎4.0
★︎3.2
★︎3.0
★︎3.1
★︎2.8
★︎2.7
★︎2.7
★︎2.5
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Weight Reduction

▼︎50%
▼︎50%
▼︎50%
▼︎50%

Thorny Dragon Breeding

Thorny Dragon Egg
22 – 28°C (72 – 82°F)
Ideal Incubation Temperature
2d 3h 9m
Total Time
(INCUBATION to Adult)
7:02 AM
2h 29m
Egg incubation
6:22 AM
2d40m
Total Maturation
4h 52m
Baby
6:42 AM
19h 28m
Juvenile
2:10 AM
1d20m
Adolescent
7:02 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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