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Equip, target, and take a shot!.
Type Tool
Weight 0.5
Stack size 1
Decomposes in 2m
Added in v253.0
Spawn Command
cheat GFI Camera 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/Test/PrimalItem_Camera.PrimalItem_Camera'" 1 0 0
Required level Level 50
Engram Points 30 EP
Crafting XP 4 XP
Repair XP 4 XP
Crafted in Smithy.png Smithy
Argentavis Saddle.png Argentavis Saddle
Castoroides Saddle.png Castoroides Saddle
Thorny Dragon Saddle (Scorched Earth).png Thorny Dragon Saddle Scorched Earth Icon.png
Tek Replicator.png Tek Replicator
Resources breakdown
30 × Hide.png Hide
240 × Crystal.png Crystal
100 × Sap.png Sap
150 × Obsidian.png Obsidian

The Camera is a tool in ARK: Survival Evolved. It can be used to take pictures.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The Camera can be crafted at the Smithy.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Photos taken can be used when painting a canvas by using "Load Paints From This Type".

To take a picture: Hold (default rmb, Xbox: LT, PS4: L2) then press (default lmb, Xbox: RT, PS4: R2).

To disable/enable Flash press: (default lmb, Xbox: RT, PS4: R2) before taking a picture.

Notes/Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The cost of resources makes the camera one of the most expensive tools in the game.
  • The Painting Canvas.png Painting Canvas is the only structure that allows you to upload pictures taken with the Camera in-game. However, PC players can manipulate the pictures and structures via in the game picture folder.
  • Wearing the Tek Helmet.png Tek Helmet while it's active or anything that causes a screen effect affects the picture taken by the camera.
  • The Camera closely resembles the 1940 Mamiya Cameras.