Holiday Event

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Holiday Event
Holiday Event.png
Event
Organizer Studio Wildcard
Start Date December 23rd, 2017
Start Time 12:00pm EST
End Date January 1st, 2018
End Time 12:00pm EST
Links Announcement


Holiday Event was an ARK: Survival Evolved end-of-the-year Christmas/New Year's event.[1] It ran from 12pm EST 23rd of December and ended 12pm EST 1st of January, 2018 on all platforms. It is the sequel to the ARK: Winter Wonderland 2 event that took place in 2016. This event has no official name.

Gameplay Changes[edit | edit source]

  • One-time Wild Dino respawn
  • 5% chance of new wild creatures being Xmas coloured
  • 50% chance of white-coloured Dire Bears
  • All hat-wearing wild dinos are wearing Santa hats and Megaloceros have been replaced with Reindeer
  • 12 AM through to 5 AM provides a temporary buff to live connected players which boosts loot crate quality by 40% (over base values, 15% over LioMagic values), drops more loot, and adds more cosmetics to loot crate drops.

Unofficial Servers[edit | edit source]

Unofficials can enable the event by updating to the -beta holidayevent branch.

Notes[edit | edit source]

Calendar[edit | edit source]

Image Event Start Date End Date
Valentine 2.png ARK: Valentine's Day 3 February 13th, 2018 February 16th, 2018
Eggcellent 3.jpg ARK: Eggcellent Adventure 3 March 29th, 2018 April 10th, 2018
ARKaeology.jpg ARKaeology June 15th, 2018 July 17th, 2018
Extinction Chronicles.jpg Extinction Chronicles June 19th, 2018 November 6th, 2018
Ark Winter Wonderland.png ARK: Winter Wonderland 3 December 18th, 2018 January 7th, 2019

Image Event Start Date End Date
Valentine 2.png ARK: Valentine's Day 2 February 12th, 2017 February 20th, 2017
Eggcellent 2.jpg ARK: Eggcellent Adventure 2 April 15th, 2017 for PC
April 26th, 2017 for Xbox & PS4
April 22nd, 2017 for PC
March 3rd, 2017 for Xbox & PS4
AwesomeAnniversary ARKBirthdaySuit.jpg ARKs Two Year Anniversary June 2nd, 2017 June 5th, 2017
The Witches Curse.png The Witches Curse October 30th, 2017 November 1st, 2017
Holiday Event.png Holiday Event December 23rd, 2017 January 1st, 2018

Image Event Start Date End Date
Valentine.jpg ARK: Valentine's Day February 14th, 2016 February 22nd, 2016
Eggcellent.jpg ARK: Eggcellent Adventure March 25th, 2016 March 31st, 2016
Survival Devolved.png ARK: Survival Devolved April 1st, 2016 April 2nd, 2016
Ark Awesome Anniversary.jpg ARK: Awesome Anniversary June 2nd, 2016 June 13th, 2016
ARKdependence.jpg ARKdependence Day July 3rd, 2016 ?
Fear Evolved 2.jpg ARK: Fear Evolved 2 October 28th, 2016 November 6th, 2016
ARK- Turkey Trial.jpg ARK: Turkey Trial 2 November 15th, 2016 for Xbox
November 24th, 2016 for PC
December 1st, 2016
Ark Winter Wonderland.png ARK: Winter Wonderland 2 December 23th, 2016 December 30th, 2016
New Year's.jpg New Year's on ARK December 31st, 2016 January 1st, 2017

Image Event Start Date End Date
ARK- Fear Evolved.jpg ARK: Fear Evolved October 28th, 2015 November 5th, 2015
ARK- Turkey Trial.jpg ARK: Turkey Trial November 25th, 2015 December 1st, 2015
Ark Winter Wonderland.png ARK: Winter Wonderland December 22, 2015 January 5th, 2016
Ball Drop.jpg ARK: Happy First (Half) Year! December 31st, 2015 January 1st, 2016

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References[edit | edit source]