ARK: Survival Evolved Companion
More Raptor Utility Tips
Well this may be a bit of taming, a bit of utility, a bit of encountering? (Maybe a story too idk)
Anyways so I go and tame this lvl 34 raptor, and I go into its inventory to get it a saddle and I hear these large footsteps and next thing I know a carno is on me and my raptor jumps out of nowhere and mauls him, and it saved mg life! (Carno was lvl 20) So these guys are strong enough to take on a carno right after taming (so low ish on health) with enough health to just have a few scratched (I think that it had average health)
So maybe bring a raptor or two if you wanna go find some carnos
Raptors are essentially better Dilos. Whe lacking the poisonous blinding spit of a Dilo, they have a much better DPS due to their speed. In groups of three or more they benefit from a pack boost, and in groups of at least four I notice they tend to take on bigger threats on the Ark (notably Sarcos and Kapros). Plus their pounce ability is not to be overlooked.
In short, tame Dilos for the early game, but Raptors as you move into mid game.
Thank you for coming to my TedTalk. Up so newbies can see :)
TLC patch coming March 2018 adding a pack bonus wherein the leader roars and the pack gains damage resistance, movement speed, and attack speed buff for 15 seconds with a 45 second cooldown, will also gain a pounce and pin move similar to Thylocoleo which can be used on small creatures or players. Kill it to escape.