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Requires electricity to run. Keeps Cryopods alive forever!
Type Container
Health 20,000
Item slots 72
Fuel Electricity
Weight 4
Added in v285.104
Spawn Command
cheat GFI CryoFridge 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/Extinction/CoreBlueprints/Items/PrimalItemStructure_CryoFridge.PrimalItemStructure_CryoFridge'" 1 0 0
Required level Level 88
Engram Points 60 EP
Crafting XP 146 XP
Crafting Time 5s
Crafted in Obelisk
Supply Crate
Loot Crate
Treasure Chest Ragnarok Icon.png
Tek Replicator
Required Stations Fabricator.png Fabricator
Refining Forge.png Refining Forge

The Cryofridge is a structure in ARK: Survival Evolved.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The Cryofridge stores and charges Cryopods and allows them to last forever when powered.[1] Can be powered by either a Tek Generator or from an Electrical Outlet being powered by either a Windturbine or Electrical generator.

A Cryofridge can be placed on any foundation structure or can be placed directly on the ground similar to troughs and Tek Generators

When a Creature is Cryofrozen in a powered Cryofridge, the Creature will gain more passive XP, gaining approximately 75 XP per hour.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Decay Timer: 40 Days
  • The decay timer (on servers that have this enabled) is longer than tek structures, as such for long term absence from PvE it may be a smarter decision to place a Tek Generator and cryofridge(s) on the natural ground instead of on a structure as any foundation structure will decay before the Cryofridge does.
  • A Cryopod placed in a Cryofridge will charge at the same speed as it would decay in the player inventory.
  • Cryofridge was once Extinction-exclusive engrams. This was changed with the release of Valguero map, becoming accessible in all maps. Since the 298.3, it's possible to craft Cryofridges in a Obelisk Supply Crate, a Loot Crate or in a Deep Sea Loot Crate, so you don't need a Tek Replicator anymore to craft them.

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