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This Item is part of the SCUBA Armor set.

SCUBA Tank.png

A tank that's filled with Oxygen. Used to temporarily breathe underwater.

Armor rating
Cold protection
Heat protection
Added in
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 383 1 0 0
cheat gfi ScubaShirt 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Armor/SCUBA/PrimalItemArmor_ScubaShirt_SuitWithTank.PrimalItemArmor_ScubaShirt_SuitWithTank'" 1 0 0
Required level
Engram points
35 EP
Crafting XP
30.24 XP
Crafting time
Required stations


The SCUBA Tank is a chest-slot item from the  SCUBA Armor set. It is extremely useful for underwater exploration, as it supplies 20  Oxygen per second to the player while underwater, and despite the description, does not require the  SCUBA Mask to supply  Oxygen.

Considering that a player normally cannot replenish  Oxygen while underwater, this item effectively allows them to swim freely unimpeded by regular oxygen limitations. Unlike other armor, the SCUBA Tank's durability is constantly decreasing while worn underwater by 0.025 durability per second, similar to the way a  Torch's durability would decrease; the durability is thus a measure of its remaining operational time, supplying a maximum of 1800 seconds (30 minutes) of  Oxygen at engram quality. When the durability runs out, it will no longer be usable until it is repaired at a  Fabricator.

Because the durability is depleted at a flat rate while worn, it is possible to micromanage equipping and removing the tank to replenish oxygen only as needed, greatly extending the mileage. This can be useful when you only have a little durability left and are deep in a cave. If doing this remember to constantly monitor your  Oxygen to avoid drowning to death and thus leaving your mount all alone as even a short burst of suffocation deals significant damage to you.

Higher Item Quality SCUBA tanks and their Blueprints with higher durability and thus longer operational times can be found in Deep Sea Loot Crates.


A video demonstration of all the scuba gear.


Patch  ARK: Survival Evolved Changes
201.0 SCUBA Tank is added to the game.
201.2 Scuba tank now slowly recovers your  Stamina if you are not moving in water.
207.0 Scuba Torso Top included in Tank Item.