Morellatops

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Common Name
Morellatops
Group
Species
Morellatops dromedarius
Time Period
Early Cretaceous
Diet
Temperament
Passive
Logo Steam.png 246.0
September 1, 2016
Logo Xbox One.svg 739.3
September 1, 2016
Logo PS4.svg 501.0
December 6, 2016
Spawn Command
admincheat summon camelsaurus_Character_BP_C
or
admincheat SpawnDino "Blueprint'/Game/ScorchedEarth/Dinos/Camelsaurus/camelsaurus_Character_BP.camelsaurus_Character_BP'" 500 0 0 35
Data
XP For Kill
8 XP
Drops
Feces Size
22 - 28 °C / 72 - 82 °F
Incubation Time
2h 29m
Baby Time
3h 5m
Juvenile Time
12h 20m
Adolescent Time
15h 25m
Total Maturation Time
1d 6h 51m 49s
Breeding Interval
18h - 2d
Habitat

This creature is missing habitat information.
You can help by finding its map locations in-game and updating them
 
 Very Common
 
 Common
 
 Unknown

The Morellatops, also known by the nickname Camelsaurus, is one of the Creatures in Scorched Earth expansion pack.

Basic Info[edit | edit source]

Dossier[edit | edit source]

This dossier section is intended to be an exact copy of what the survivor Helena, the author of the dossiers has written. There may be some discrepancies between this text and the in-game creatures.

NoteHelena.png
Wild
Morellatops dromedarius seems to be a relative of both the Morelladon and Ceratops genuses, which in itself is rather strange. On top of that, it has developed to ability to store water in its humps like a camel. This makes it a critical part of the desert's food chain, as it provides predators with both food and hydration.
Domesticated
When survivors discovered how to tap into the water in Morellatops humps without harming it, the docile creature became the desert's essential pack animal. Not only can it carry a good amount of weight, but it can provide survivors with a large, mobile water source that can mean the difference between life and death on any given journey.
Known Information
Morellatops has limited options when it comes to self defense, so I would not recommend taking one into combat. However, so long as survivors don't forget to let Morellatops stop by a well every now and then, they will find the creature an invaluable companion.
~ Helena

Behavior[edit | edit source]

The Morellatops is a passive creature, but with at least one other specimen around they become defensive. A pack of Morellatops - if provoked - attacks until all members but one are dead, the last survivor will try to retreat.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

The Morellatops appears to have the hump of the Iguanodontid: Morelladon, and the head of a Ceratopsian dinosaur. It has ridges of protofeathers going down its sides, and also has bony lumps placed throughout the body. Note that this is not a real dinosaur.




Color Scheme and Regions

This section displays the Morellatops's natural colors and regions. For demonstration, the regions below are colored red over an albino Morellatops. The colored squares shown underneath each region's description are the colors that the Morellatops will randomly spawn with to provide an overall range of its natural color scheme. Hover your cursor over a color to display its name and ID.

Server admins can use this region information in the Console Command "cheat SetTargetDinoColor <ColorRegion> <ColorID>".
For example, "cheat SetTargetDinoColor 0 6" would color the Morellatops's "body" magenta.

Morellatops PaintRegion0.jpg
Region 0:
Body
Morellatops PaintRegion1.jpg
Region 1:
Spine
X mark.svg

Region 2 is not used
for this Creature.

Morellatops PaintRegion3.jpg
Region 3:
Spikes
Morellatops PaintRegion4.jpg
Region 4:
Furred Stripes
Morellatops PaintRegion5.jpg
Region 5:
Underside and Legs


Drops[edit | edit source]


Base Stats and Growth[edit | edit source]

Note that creatures will have different stats in Survival of the Fittest

Basic Stats
Attribute Amount at Level 1 Increase per point Taming Bonus
Wild Domesticated1 Add Mult
Health.png Health 400 +80 +5.4% 0.07
Stamina.png Stamina 220 +22 +10%
Oxygen.png Oxygen 150 +15 +10%
Food.png Food 6000 +600 +10%
Weight.png Weight 440 +8.8 +4%
Melee Damage.png Melee Damage 322 +1.6 +1.7% 7% 17.6%
Movement Speed.png Movement Speed 100% N/A3 +3% 96%
Torpor.png Torpor 315 +18.9 N/A4 0.5

1Percentages are based on the value of the stat the moment the creature was tamed (after taming effectiveness)
2The absolute Base Damage is shown here instead of the percentage.
3Wild creatures do not level up movement speed
4Torpor increases every level on wild creatures, but can not be increased once they are tamed.

Movement Speed
Movement Type Base Speed Sprinting Stamina Used
Wild Domesticated
Walking 250 1250 567 20
Swimming 265 N/A N/A N/A


Attack Values
Melee Stamina Cost Attack Range Description
Base Minimum Activation Using the Left Mousebutton (PC), R2 Button (PS4), RT Button (Xbox One), the Morellatops attacks the target.
0 500 0 0
Attack Type Damage Projectile Values Torpor Values Status Effect: Stamina Status Effect: Torpidity
Life Impulse Radius Base Mult Duration Damage Mult Amount Duration Damage Mult Amount
Melee 32
Melee II Stamina Cost Attack Range Description
Base Minimum Activation
0 500 0 0
Attack Type Damage Projectile Values Torpor Values Status Effect: Stamina Status Effect: Torpidity
Life Impulse Radius Base Mult Duration Damage Mult Amount Duration Damage Mult Amount
Melee 32


Wild Stats Level-up

Type in values of a wild creature to see on which stats it's emphasized. Green values on a high-level creature are very good for breeding. If you have already tamed your creature you can try to recover the breeding-stats with an external tool.[1]

Morellatops
The stat-calculator does not work in the mobile-view, see here for alternatives: Apps

Note that after the creature is tamed it gets bonuses on some stats depending on the taming effectiveness. This makes it hard to retrieve the levels on a tamed creature, so this tool is only for wild ones, but gives a first impression, how well the stats are distributed.


Combat[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

Typically a cowardly creature, but will quickly come to the aid of its kin when one is attacked. Try to find lone creatures to kill, as they rarely fight back. Un-trapped Morellatops will generally flee from an attacker.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

If there are more than one, climb up on a rock or a ledge and shoot them from above. If there is only one it will run away so chase after it while shooting or hope that it gets stuck so you can melee it/get headshots. Try guiding a Morellatops in the direction you want by attacking it in the direction your facing, preferable against a wall, in between rocks, or into a man-made trap (structure.)

Weaponry[edit | edit source]

Ranged weapons suggested but spears work too. If using Pikes and the target is trapped, time your attacks so you avoid getting hit from the creatures defensive attacks; or try to have another player distract the Morellatops while the other player Pikes it.

Dangers[edit | edit source]

Beware if there are 2 or more, or if one is trapped: They will attack and quickly kill any low level player. If you are chasing one, watch out for carnivores or cliffs which it may lead you to. Their attack hits hard and has the added advantage of knockback; be wary of attacking one if you're elevated, because this will toss you a great distance resulting in fall damage (and at the mercy of any local creatures [or players] if you survive).

Weakness[edit | edit source]

Due to their size, they easily get trapped by clusters of rocks which often slows them down or effectively traps them. Lone Morellatops rarely defend themselves, but a trapped Morellatops will fight back.

Taming[edit | edit source]

Morellatops.png Level 1 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Vulture Egg) 4 0 0 0 0:04:48
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 40 15 3 2 0:24:00
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 53 15 3 2 0:23:51
Berries.png Berries 79 15 3 2 0:23:42
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 32; Slingshot Hits × 13; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 4; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 2; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 2; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 1
Torpor-depletion: 0.31 / s, Time until all torpor is depleted: 00:17:11
Morellatops.png Level 30 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Vulture Egg) 10 0 0 0 0:12:00
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 94 80 17 9 0:56:24
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 125 79 17 9 0:56:15
Berries.png Berries 188 80 17 9 0:56:24
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 87; Slingshot Hits × 36; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 10; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 6; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 4; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 2
Torpor-depletion: 0.47 / s, Time until all torpor is depleted: 00:31:01
Morellatops.png Level 60 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Vulture Egg) 15 0 0 0 0:18:00
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 150 209 44 22 1:30:00
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 200 209 44 22 1:30:00
Berries.png Berries 300 209 44 22 1:30:00
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 144; Slingshot Hits × 59; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 16; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 10; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 7; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 4
Torpor-depletion: 0.63 / s, Time until all torpor is depleted: 00:37:59
Morellatops.png Level 90 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Vulture Egg) 21 0 0 0 0:25:12
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 207 395 85 43 2:04:12
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 275 393 84 42 2:03:45
Berries.png Berries 413 394 84 42 2:03:54
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 200; Slingshot Hits × 82; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 23; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 13; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 10; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 5
Torpor-depletion: 0.8 / s, Time until all torpor is depleted: 00:42:04
Morellatops.png Level 120 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Vulture Egg) 27 0 0 0 0:32:23
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 263 625 136 68 2:37:48
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 350 624 136 68 2:37:30
Berries.png Berries 525 624 136 68 2:37:30
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 257; Slingshot Hits × 105; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 29; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 17; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 12; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 6
Torpor-depletion: 0.96 / s, Time until all torpor is depleted: 00:44:45
Morellatops.png Level 150 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Vulture Egg) 32 0 0 0 0:38:23
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 319 895 199 100 3:11:24
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 425 895 199 100 3:11:15
Berries.png Berries 638 895 199 100 3:11:24
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 314; Slingshot Hits × 128; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 35; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 20; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 15; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 8
Torpor-depletion: 1.12 / s, Time until all torpor is depleted: 00:46:39

Note that the values are for optimal cases, always bring extra supplies!
For a level-dependent count of resources needed, try an external taming calculator.

Preferred Food[edit | edit source]


KO Strategy[edit | edit source]

Back it up against a wall, and shoot it in the head. Boomerangs recommended for the early game.

Utility[edit | edit source]

Roles[edit | edit source]

  • Water Tank: Morellatops has the unique ability to store 750 units of water, allowing a survivor to have a mobile water tank. Water can be put inside into storage by collecting cacti using the Morellatops, or by drinking from water sources, such as Water Wells. They can fill up containers such as waterskins by placing them in the dino's inventory and clicking "remote use item."
  • Berry Gatherer: The Morellatops is a fairly easy tame, requiring only berries, and with an easy to craft saddle. An excellent starter or early game mount, it will allow you to get berries, narcs, and tranqs to aid in taming more advanced creatures. It also gives you a mobile water source, and harvests cactus very well for your adobe structures.
  • Thatch Gatherer: Much like the Megaloceros, the Morellatops is great at gathering thatch from dead trees and petrified cacti due to its decent ability to gather thatch. It can be used as a pack animal for wood-gathering runs, as sources in The Desert can be few and far between, and wood is a fairly heavy resource.
  • Bush Master: Fast learning survivors will quickly notice Scorched Earth has several variants of normal bushes in addition to the usual lineup. Tree bushes, cactus bushes, and purple flower bushes all have something extremely valuable to offer. You get a really nice harvest of wood from the tree bushes, cactus bushes of course for cactus sap, and the purple flower bushes can give you rare mushrooms and rare flowers for mind wipe serum, taming lystros, etc.
  • Fast Mount: Morellatops is one of the fastest herbivores in the game, and if counted as a dinosaur it is only slower than the Gallimmimus when sprinting. This is quite surprising given it's size, and because of this it is not quite as agile as other fast mounts in the game. It makes up for it's lack of agility with good health and great carry capacity.
  • All-Purpose Warhorse: Morellatops has great speed, health, knockback, and carrying capacity. Because of this, it makes a great "Jack-of-All trades" mount. Compared to other herbivores, it isn't the best in any of the aforementioned categories. It functions somewhat like a superior Trike (with better health, speed, and carrying capacity) due to its comparable knockback distance on its attacks.

Collectibles[edit | edit source]


Resource Efficiency
Berries.png Berries ★★★★☆
Cactus Sap (Scorched Earth).png Cactus Sap Scorched Earth Icon.png ★★★★☆
Thatch.png Thatch ★★★☆☆
Wood.png Wood ★☆☆☆☆

Spotlight[edit | edit source]

Notes/Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Players can acquire water from its sail-back when needed.
  • Morellatops isn't actually a real dinosaur, but was invented by the game's developers. The dossier says it is a combination of Morelladon, an iguanodontian; and Ceratops, a ceratopsian, which are not closely related. This combination also forms its generic name.
  • Its specific name, dromedarius, refers to its resemblance to a camel, specifically the dromedary (one-humped) camel, which they share the same species name.
  • Morellatops cannot fit through a dinosaur gateway when there is a gate installed, however it can pass through when there is no gate similar to the wooly rhino.
  • This is the third hybrid creature to be introduced (the first being the Triceratops and the second being the DodoRex.)
  • Despite its large size, the Morellatops drops small animal feces.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ARK Smart Breeding