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Wind it up and throw!
Type Ranged
Weight 0.5
Stack Size 10
Single use Yes
Added in v240.0
Spawn Command
cheat GFI Bola 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItem_WeaponBola.PrimalItem_WeaponBola'" 1 0 0
Required level Level 9 / 7
Engram Points 8 EP
Crafting XP 4 XP

Crafted in Inventory
10 × Thatch.png Thatch
3 × Stone.png Stone
15 × Fiber.png Fiber
3 × Hide.png Hide

The Bola is a primitive weapon used to immobilize creatures. It can be thrown and when it hits a target, it wraps around their feet or body and entangles them.

The Bola roots humans in place for 25 seconds and wild dinos for 30 seconds. You have to wait another 10 seconds before you can apply a new bola to your target. The player or dino rooted will be incapable of moving, but can still fire guns, shoot arrows or attack. The player can also still jump, but will not be able to move. Supposedly you can struggle to get out of bolas faster since the most recent patch, yet no information on how to do so has been provided.

Dinos cannot be mounted while affected by the bola. It also cannot be recovered once thrown, although the affected dino can be manually freed of the bola before the effect wears off. Wild dinos aggro when hit by the bola.

You can dismount player with bolaing the player not the dino.

Creatures Affected[edit | edit source]

Creatures Not Affected[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • An upgraded version of the Bola is the Chain Bola.
  • A single LMB click is not enough for players to throw the bola. The minimum holding duration is roughly 0.4 seconds.
  • Spinning the bola in hand can increase its velocity, but has no effect on the immobilization time.

References[edit | edit source]