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Defense Unit

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Defense Unit
Defense Unit Model.jpg
Defense Unit Model.jpg
These values may differ with what you see in-game or written elsewhere. But that is what the dossier says.
Common Name
Defense Unit
Time Period
Logo Steam.png 267.0
August 29, 2017
Logo Xbox One.svg 761.1
August 29, 2017
Logo PS4.svg 512.0
August 29, 2017
Spawn Command
admincheat summon endtank_character_bp_c
admincheat SpawnDino "Blueprint'/Game/EndGame/Dinos/Tank/EndTank_Character_BP.EndTank_Character_BP'" 500 0 0 35
XP For Kill
0 XP
Special Loot Chance
Feces Size

The Defense Unit is a creature in ARK: Survival Evolved, and one of the two minions that defend the Overseer.png Overseer.

Basic Info[edit | edit source]

With the introduction of the Overseer, Defense Units and Attack Drones were added to serve as minions. They are summoned throughout the battle. They drop Element.png Element upon death, which can be helpful to players using Tek during the Boss fight. Any Element collected during the fight will disintegrate afterwards when the player Ascends.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Defense Units will enter a rolling form to approach enemies before uncurling and slicing at them with their claws.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

The Defence Units have metal shells and seem to have Insect like limbs and body.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Base Stats and Growth[edit | edit source]

Combat[edit | edit source]

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This section describes how to fight against the Defense Unit.

General[edit | edit source]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Using guns is advised.

Weaponry[edit | edit source]


Dangers[edit | edit source]

It has a very powerful attack.

Weakness[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Released in patch 267.0.
  • The Defense Unit while force tamed can jump.
  • Jumping is actually faster than walking when riding a force tamed Defense Unit.
  • The roll of a force tamed Defense Unit is set to what seems to be a timer but this can be extended for a longer period of time by jumping while rolling to prevent to Defense Unit from canceling the roll.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]