Since the latest patch (v733) it is also possible to use the PC admin commands on Xbox One! This makes it possible for you to spawn in dinosaurs, items, fly around the map and much more. We will help you with this new addition, by giving you some valuable resources and an explanation on how you can use everything in your single player games and servers. How to enable Admin console commands on Xbox One? For the commands to work, you’ll need to go to the pause screen. There you should be able to find an option to input the cheats at the top ofRead More →


When you tame or kill a new creature, you will get a pop up in which you can see the creature’s dossier. These dossiers are saved in your Survivor Profile that you can access from the in-game menu (Esc on PC). In this survivor profile you can see all creatures that you have tamed / killed and view the corresponding dossiers by clicking on them. Since it can be difficult to find out which creatures you are still missing, we will provide you with the info and images to make it a lot easier. First of all you can find a table that explains which creatures youRead More →

There is an earlier post on the summoning of dinos by using the ‘summon‘ command. However, there is a much more powerful command available which gives you more control over the dinos you can spawn in ARK: Survival Evolved. For this command you will need the full blueprint paths of each of the dinos. These can be found in the table below and used with the following command: cheat SpawnDino <blueprintPath> <spawnDistance> <spawn-Y-offset> <Z-offset> <dinoLevel> To spawn a level 120 beelzebufo right in front of you, you would for instance use the following command: cheat SpawnDino “Blueprint’/Game/PrimalEarth/Dinos/Toad/Toad_Character_BP.Toad_Character_BP'” 1 1 1 120 Please pay attention to theRead More →


With Survival of the Fittest being released as a free, stand-alone version, a lot of new players appeared. Since SotF contains a lot of special events, indicated by different icons, it can be difficult to understand what it means at first. Therefore Jen has created an infographic, containing all event icons and what each of them indicate. You can find this infographic below. Make sure to learn the icons so you can fully utilize the events to your advantage when they occur (or simply download it, print it and stick it on your wall to keep it as a reference ;)). Good luck in your futureRead More →


When playing ARK: Survival Evolved, you might find yourself stuck at a specific level or in need of just a couple more levels to get your desired engram. Depending on your level, getting to the next one can become very tedious. In order to help you, we’ve created an overview with the fastest way to get experience. The overview is divided into specific level categories, as there will be different methods available when you get access to better items and gear. Reach level 94 as fast as possible by using the tips in this guide. In case you have improvements for the list, leave a comment and we’ll beRead More →


Dino breeding is a new feature in ARK: Survival Evolved since patch v219 (14 October 2015). Everyone is going wild about breeding their own little dinosaurs, but how do you do that exactly? This post will cover all the ins and outs of dino breeding and help you on your way to get your own perfect little dino. Currently we have also a breeding calculator available that can help determining in advance what the possible stat outcomes for the baby dino are. If you want to know whether the dino you are currently taming is a good candidate for breeding, check out the dino stats calculator!Read More →

You can spawn all creatures in ARK: Survival Evolved, by using the following console command (press TAB in-game to bring up the console): cheat summon <creatureBlueprint> If you are in singleplayer modus, it is not necessary to add ‘cheat’ before the summon command. Furthermore, the blueprint names you can input are listed in the table below. For spawning an Ankylosaurus for instance, you would use the following command: cheat summon Ankylo_Character_BP_C This will summon an Ankylosaurus at a random level and with random colors. If you want to have a creature of specific level, you can take a look at this post on advanced summoning. ThereRead More →

In this post the item IDs are displayed (in a very long list) of all the items you can spawn as an administrator in ARK: Survival Evolved up to patch v232. These items can be summoned in single players as well on your own servers where you have admin rights. The items that you spawn will be put inside your inventory, so be aware that you will get heavy easily when spawning multiple structure items. The item spawn command can be entered in the console (normally this is brought up by pressing TAB) and is as follows: cheat GiveItemNum <itemID> <quantity> <quality> <blueprint> The ‘cheat’ part isRead More →

Here you will find the possible dyes that you can make in ARK: Survival Evolved. Dyes are created in a cooking pot, like most recipes, and will result in 5 dyes for each batch of ingredients. For each of the dyes, the table below will list the individual items that you need. However all dyes also require water, so you need to put a waterskin, water jar or canteen in the cooking pot in addition to the ingredients. Also be aware that you are not using spark powder as a fuel when creating a dye of which spark powder is not an ingredient: it mightRead More →