Paracer Platform Saddle

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This article is about Paracer Platform Saddle, not to be confused with  Paracer Saddle

Paracer Platform Saddle
Paracer Platform Saddle.png

Equip a Paraceratherium with this to ride it. You can build structures on the large platform to make a mobile base.

Armor rating
Added in
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 418 1 0 0
cheat gfi ParacerSaddle_Platform 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Armor/Saddles/PrimalItemArmor_ParacerSaddle_Platform.PrimalItemArmor_ParacerSaddle_Platform'" 1 0 0
Required level
Engram points
24 EP
Crafting XP
535.2 XP
Required stations

The Paracer Platform Saddle is a special saddle for the Paracer and the alternative to the normal  Paracer Saddle. The player can place structures on top of the Paracer Platform Saddle and build mobile bases. It is still possible to attack and harvest with the Paracer while driving the platform saddle.


  • If a  Bed is built on the saddle, a player may teleport to the Paracer whenever they die or may travel between several Paracers/bases. However, if the Paracer is nearby an enemy structure the player will be unable to teleport to the Paracer.
  • If a  Feeding Trough is built on the saddle any nearby allied creatures will be fed by the trough.


All structures except for  Pipes,  Auto Turrets, Crop Plots with  Plant Species X,  Dinosaur Gateways,  Behemoth Gateway,  Vault, and  Industrial Forge can be built on its back including feeding troughs, storage chests and beds. However, the saddle has a limit of 32 structures on its back. Every little thing counts from foundations to electrical keypads (including structures that are built alongside the saddle like ladders).

Weight inside the inventory of storage structures on the saddle is not ignored by the Paracer, making it inefficient at carrying the materials of a full base. As of v256 100% of animal weight is conveyed to the Paracer. Take advantage of animals that have weight reduction capabilities to greatly enhance your overall carry capacity.

The saddle cannot be removed from the Paracer if structures are still on the platform. To remove the saddle all structures must be destroyed first.

The saddle cannot be dyed if structures are still on the platform. To dye the saddle, all structures must be destroyed first.


Since 242.0 you can't place  Auto Turrets on the Paracer Platform Saddle, and  Plant Species X will not grow.


Patch  ARK: Survival Evolved Changes
215.0 Paracer Platform Saddle is added to the game.
224.3 Fixed issue with  Paraceratherium's legs colliding with his own platform structures.
242.0  Auto Turrets and  Plant Species X can now longer be built or grown on the Paraceratherium Platform Saddle. Any existing turrets on such platforms will no longer fire. This can be toggled off with "?OverrideStructurePlatformPrevention=true".
279.252 Paraceratherium Platform Saddle can now be found in Aberration  Supply Crates