First time seeing one ever:
Aww it's so cute and fluffy, it's just sleeping... Oh wait, what's it doing. It's waking up? Uhh, why are it's eyes-. OH MY GOD, HELP, THIS THING IS NOT CUTE, ITS A BLOODTHIRSTY KILLER DEAR GOD!!!
One night there was a survivor who went on a journey with his pets, a trike, tek parasaur, and carbonemys. All pretty high level. Then a monster lurking in the shadows was about to change their life forever. A Megalosaurus was carnivorous and nocturnal, meaning they only came out looking for prey at night. It attacked the tek parasaur first. It killed it and killed the trike next. The last two standing were the carbo and the survivor. The carbo went charging in with determination, but it wasn't enough. The survivors last creature collapsed and all that was left of the squad was the weak survivor. He went fighting anyway and was killed shortly after.
Lesson learned: Don't bring all of your creatures out at night.
So yea I was in the cliffs enjoying the peaceful views and watching my ankly to be tame. The night settled in so as standard standing torch was at the ready. All of a sudden I hear my argentavis screeching turns round to see this son of a bitch holding the bird in its mouth and shaking me to my core. As always I tried to remain calm when ark is just arking with you. Equipped my sword light disappears and I'm frantically slashing and hacking one of these buggers. Eventually the beast drops my bird has a slither of health and a sabertooth bitch slaps my argy. R.I.P sir flattery
Get one of your tribe mates to go give it a hug and ‘accidentally’ knock him/her out instead of the mega. Then while the mega is distracted on eating your tribemate, (by this stage of the process your friend is probably screaming at you) just slowly sneak away
Okay so I got drunk, walked away from my PS4, my friend and his Argy got eaten by one of these. I come back, save his stuff and his saddle after my bird got eaten. We came back, tamed it only for it to run out of stamina on the way home and drowned.
Tales of 2 tribemates talking near an Irradiated Megalosaurus level 15 without pets:
Me: Maybe we should jump at bottom of the cliff ? He's approaching ! (In the back of my mate)
Him : What ?
Me : *Jump and run*
Megalosaurus : *Crunch my mate*
Him : HELP ME, HE'S EATING ME ! *Dead*
Me (In a safe spot) : Are you okay ?
Him : I had better days...
After this sequence, we learned 2 things :
1- Megalosaurus is very dangerous but must be powerful when tamed
2- You only can count on yourself :')
If you encounter one with friends remember this.You don't have to run faster than the dino, you just have to run faster than your friends.If you encounter one alone, run around like a psycho and scream bloody murder.