Sarcos are strong early-mid game mounts that work as great tanks and defenders. They are best used in beaches and swamps, due too their fast speed in water, but slow speed on land. To tame a Sarco it’s best to used traqs since they have high melee. Get one trapped (which is very easy), build a trap, or simply walk backwards or hover on a flying mount. The dangers of taming a Sarco is, of course, it’s powerful jaws and tendency to leap out of nowhere. You have to watch out for the other creatures as well. Especially the jumpy saber Sarco. Once nocked feed it RAW FISH meat as it take almost 5x less to tame then reg meat. Once you have this guy craft a saddle and ride this terrifying beast! On another note, to kill a Sarco, simply shoot it or bombard it. They are really bad when attacked by multiple strong targets so use that to ur advantage. Hope this was helpful! 100 ^ for more!
I just knocked one out. I was very afraid of these monsters before but its actually a quite easy tame! I recommend this snappy thing for beginners underwater mounts. Good luck taming it. [Up so the noobs see ;D]
Tame a paracer(the weird giraffe things) and equip it with a platform saddle. Get everything you need to tame the sarco. I recommend finding the one you want to tame before you go in. Once you spot the sarco kill everything hostile in the area including kapros,titanaboas, and raptors, but NOT OTHER SARCOS. Once it’s safe turn your paracer around so that it’s facing back you way you came out of the swamp. Then dismount and run to the back of the platform to make sure the sarco is aggroed on you. Then remount the paracer and run out of the swamp. Once you’re think you’ve gone far enough turn the paracer so that the sarco is now charging towards its side. Run to the edge of the platform and shoot tranquilizers at it. The sarco is aggroed to you and not your paracer so there is no danger for your paracer. Since it’s turn radius is horrible it won’t be able to escape once it starts to torpor run. Now you can safely hop down and begin taming it.
Beware of em near the grassland lakes on lost island, got scared once or twice by em 😬
Otherwise they’re great for caving on underwater caves and are super easy to tame, personally I just use a taller/heftier tanky mount like my baboon Ted to just ride on the back of to tranq, btw the grassland lakes on LI are by far the best area to tame them since there’s no threats besides hyenas
DO NOT listen to the person who wrote the following comment: “DO NOT tame in the lower south cave. It will get stuck on the way out and be trapped there forever.”. If it can’t (which will most likely be the case if tamed down there, because (in my experience) Sarcos struggle just entering the cave with how wide they are. But don’t listen to that guy. Just summon it out in the “Request Creature” tab and wait for it to teleport (I have summoned creatures out of the cave when they get stuck and they teleport just fine). Share this with anyone you know who struggles with that.