I don't know why the guy saying they're not affected by Bolas is at the top. I just hit a level 5 wild in the mountain area with a bola right in the legs and it froze in place perfectly, no issues. BOLAS WORK, BUT YOU HAVE TO HIT THE LEGS, THE THIN SKITTERY EASY TO MISS LEGS.
I tamed my eerie male scorpion on ark mobile during the eerie server event inside the poison cave. It was the best choice I ever made as he is now guarding my hatchery.
On mobile I recommend the following for stats if you plan to use a scorpion as a guard.
Speed is good at 230%
Melee at about 500% (just to keep those nasty wild Dinos spawning in your base in line)
Health about 5k (scorpions can be very easily killed if they don’t have good health in them.)
Scorpions make a great early seafaring mount if you hold the jump key ( space bar by default) a scorpion will float above the water allowing you to get past most Puranas without being attacked, this can be extremely useful for crossing dangerous rivers or even oceans.