Basilos, one of, if not, the best aquatic mount in the game. Not able to be stung by the jellyfish, healing quickly at the surface, and for being a whale for ARK's sake. They have tons of weight, damage, and, best of all, the potential for a MASSIVE health pool. I bred a fully imprinted, non-mutated Basilo for the first time today, and after killing an alpha Meg and Leedsichthys, it has nearly 200,000 health. Damage-wise, it isn't too crazy, but it is especially good for an aquatic mount. The only aquatic creatures to rival the Basilo in its capabilities are the Most and Tuso, and possibly the Plesio as well. The Miss was the original King of the Sea, but ever since Jellyfish were added, they have been in a fire need for a TLC. The Plesio is fast, but it doesn't do as much damage and is not as manuverable as the Basilo. That leaves the Tuso. It has a long reach, but Basilos are not affected by its grip. This truly proves they are the King of the Ocean.
Very useful for both caves in the oceans as also carrying tons of stuff though the oceans to let’s say a water base. One of the best ocean creatures without a doubt. Easy to tame... only issue is the mantas swimming next to the Basilo.
Can kill squid like their kin in real life. Tame a 150 and you can take on alphas like they are regular ones. Just up health and memes. They recover steam so quick boosting it is pointless. An all around amazing creature, 10/10.
In ARK: SURVIVAL EVOLVED MOBILE, these guys can also make oily ink like the tusoteuthis(I am not sure with the other arks though). Refinable too already. Need not taming a tusoteuthis anymore ‘cause this guy does that work. Got one named Dolphy and he produces oily ink every few minutes. Max stack is probably only 29.
I use my 170 basilosaurus to kill the alpha mosasaurus (level 50+) mine has 30k health. I bite until half health, rise all the way to the surface and continue until the mosa is dead. Health rises so fast at the surface!