ARK: Survival Evolved/Patch/PS 696.6

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Oct 26, 2021


  • Reduced piercing damage from 85% to 65%.
  • Players grappled now get a 20 second immunity buff from being webbed by the  Bloodstalker again
  • No longer unequips player’s melee weapon when webbed



 Net Ammo

  • Increased durability usage on  Harpoon Launcher for net ammo specifically. Cost per net fired increased by approx 250%
  • Increased weight of weight ammo from 0.2 to 2.0


  • Prevented being dismounted from creature when you are buffed by the  Mammoth
  •  Mammoth war drummer now gets 40% damage mitigation whilst drumming


  • Reduced the range the stun attack can target horizontally by 20%
  • Increased the (holding Space, A, Cross, A) jump distance by 20%
  • Reduced how many targets the  Shadowmane can chain stun when right-click is held to 7 targets from 15 targets
  • Increased cooldown of teleport attack from 4.5 seconds to 15 seconds and each target added increases the cooldown by 2 seconds rather than 1 second - Increased the length of the immunity buff after a player has been stunned by the  Shadowmane from 30 seconds to 50 seconds.
  • Reduced passive creature armor from 124 to 80 and reduces its armor gained per level by 35%

Global Stun Immunity Buff
The following dismounts will now respect an overriding dismount immunity buff when the effect is created by any of the following creatures and items:

Miscellaneous Balance

  • Prevented the  Exo-Mek from filling turrets that have recently fired
  • Increased  Megalosaurus damage with the night time buff by approx 25%
  • Increased  Tek Turret  HP by 100%

Quality of Life and Misc.

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed some exploits
  • Fixed a bug where  Stryders and  Meks would not regain  Health in stasis
  • Fixed a bug where  Mek modules would lose durability when released from  Cryopod
  • Two new admin commands:
    • cheat drainwater <number>
    • cheat drainfood <number>
  • Fixed a bug where the  Tek Dedicated Storage would ignore stack modifiers in server config files
  • Fixed a bug where caused  Plant Z to no longer heal dinos
  • Fixed a bug where  Soap would remove textures from some structures
  • Fixed a bug where Cosmetics on the  Shadowmane would not retain their colour