Use a tranq dart and aim for the soft butt or head. Wait 5 to 10 seconds between shots, less wasted ammo, faster KO and less likely to kill. Easy to keep up with, kill everything on the ground around it to ensure a safe start. After KO add cakes and sleepy stuff (narcoberries, narcotic, or bio toxin) stand a bit away incase you are attacked so you don't kill it accidentally. I fly argy when taming snails since usually attacked by troodons and little thieves.
Guys ,achatina eat berry only with a mod
I think it's krakens better dino you can't feed it berries in vanilla ark be aware! They will require so much cake so better not tame one . hope this was helpfull it's my first time writing a tip •~•
Starve taming doesn't work too well for 2 reasons
1. It's food bar may be small, so it may start losing health before it even gets close to tame time.
2. The cool down gap for eating cake, means that you need to factor in the eating time.
Hope this helps
I picked up a “snail” in the redwoods with my “pterodactyl”, and dropped it in my base (surrounded by spike walls). It wondered around and dropped cement paste for a while, but it kept trying (unsuccessfully) to escape... so I built a wooden platform with 3 window walls and a door, & dropped it in with my “pterodactyl”. I could stand outside the window and grab the cement paste before I was able to tame it (with 10 cakes). Very handy companion. I’m trying to make a tree platform and you need like 1,000,000,000 cement paste to do it...