You can ride them via piggy-back ride and they can throw over walls that aren't Dino doors or two+ walls high. If you have them throw you, be prepared for fall damage.
Would be awesome if Gigantopithecus could ride two-seated mounts with you, even if just for us singleplayers to feel like we have company!
TLC patch to be added in March 2018 to add armor degrading attack, jump ability, and aiming system for throw. Like for people to see!
On mobile, you can actually harvest fiber with them. Just get off of your ape in a bush and they will squat down and gather a good amount of fiber.
Possibly the most useful creature to go caving with as his small size but large health and damage allows him to withstand onycs,spiders and scorpions haven't encountered a arthurplura yet so not sure how effective he is against it
So I just killed a rex and a carno with my high level one.. it has a fast attack speed and pretty good damage
monke good, monke go oo oo aa aa, monkey can wear funny hats, monke best creature in ark
To the people saying that these things should be able to wield swords:
Imagine being on a pvp server, and then someone with a fully imprinted and mutated big monke with 1.5K% melee shows up and pulls out an ascendent sword that does 400 base damage...
Sounds pretty balanced and fun
Situation described above will result in 6000 damage per hit btw, aka enough to kill tamed giga (without saddle) in 3 hits
Can climb on zip lines.
Absolute spider monkeys. Mission impossible planet of Apes
So I'm a bit late but they also increase the keeping duration of giant bees honey by 5* what it normally is I'm using this guy as my honey keeper
can’t carry dodos this is very important