Morellatops

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Morellatops
These values may differ with what you see in-game or written elsewhere. But that is what the dossier says.
Species
Morellatops dromedarius
Time Period
Early Cretaceous
Diet
Spawn Command
admincheat summon camelsaurus_Character_BP_C
or
admincheat SpawnDino "Blueprint'/Game/ScorchedEarth/Dinos/Camelsaurus/camelsaurus_Character_BP.camelsaurus_Character_BP'" 500 0 0 35
Data
XP For Kill
8 XP
Drops
22 - 28 °C / 72 - 82 °F
Incubation Time
2h 29m 59.28s
Baby Time
3h 5m 11.111s
Juvenile Time
12h 20m 44.445s
Adolescent Time
15h 25m 55.555s
Total Maturation Time
1d 6h 51m 51.109s
Breeding Interval
18h - 2d
Habitat

Scorched Earth Topographic Map.jpg
Spawning Morellatops Scorched Earth.svg

Extinction Topographic Map.jpg
Spawning Morellatops Extinction.svg

Ragnarok Ocean Topographic Map.jpg
Spawning Morellatops Ragnarok.svg

Common             Rare
  Untameable   Cave

The Morellatops, also known by the nickname Camelsaurus or simply Camel, is one of the Creatures native to the expansion pack Scorched Earth as well as being present on the Ragnarok and Extinction maps.

Basic Info[edit | edit source]

Dossier[edit | edit source]

This dossier section is intended to be an exact copy of what the survivor Helena, the author of the dossiers has written. There may be some discrepancies between this text and the in-game creatures.

NoteHelena.png
Wild

Morellatops dromedarius seems to be to a relative of both the Morelladon and Ceratops genuses, which in itself is rather strange. On top of that, it has developed to ability to store water in its humps like a camel. This makes it a critical part of the desert's food chain, as it provides predators with both food and hydration.

Domesticated

When survivors discovered how to tap into the water in Morellatops' humps without harming it, the docile creature became the desert's essential pack animal. Not only can it carry a good amount of weight, but it can provide survivors with a large, mobile water source that can mean the difference between life and death on any given journey.

Morellatops has limited options when it comes to self defense, so I would not recommend taking one into combat. However, so long as survivors don't forget to let Morellatops stop by a well every now and then, they will find the creature an invaluable companion.

~ Helena

Behavior[edit | edit source]

The Morellatops is a passive creature, but with at least one other its kin around they become defensive. A pack of Morellatops - if provoked - attacks until all members but one are dead, the last survivor will try to retreat. If alone, any Morellatops will attempt to flee, though it will attack if cornered. Despite its large stature, many carnivores predate on Morellatops, making it a stable food source in the ecosystem.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

The Morellatops appears to have the hump of the Iguanodontid: Morelladon, and the head of a Ceratopsian dinosaur. It has ridges of protofeathers going down its sides, and also has bony lumps placed throughout the body. It is rather large, walking on 4 hoofed feet and has a beak for cutting plant material. Note that the Morellatops is not a real dinosaur.

Color Scheme and Regions[edit | edit source]




This section displays the Morellatops's natural colors and regions. For demonstration, the regions below are colored red over an albino Morellatops. The colored squares shown underneath each region's description are the colors that the Morellatops will randomly spawn with to provide an overall range of its natural color scheme. Hover your cursor over a color to display its name and ID.

Server admins can use this region information in the Console Command cheat SetTargetDinoColor <ColorRegion> <ColorID>.
For example, cheat SetTargetDinoColor 0 6 would color the Morellatops's "body" magenta.

Morellatops PaintRegion0.jpg
Region 0:
Body
Morellatops PaintRegion1.jpg
Region 1:
Spine
X mark.svg

Region 2 is not used
for this Creature.

Morellatops PaintRegion3.jpg
Region 3:
Spikes
Morellatops PaintRegion4.jpg
Region 4:
Furred Stripes
Morellatops PaintRegion5.jpg
Region 5:
Underside and Legs

Drops[edit | edit source]

Base Stats and Growth[edit | edit source]

Note that creatures will have different stats in Survival of the Fittest

Basic Stats
Attribute Amount at Level 1 Increase per point Taming Bonus
Wild Domesticated1 Add Mult
Health 400 +80 +5.4% 0.07
Stamina 220 +22 +10%
Oxygen 150 +15 +10%
Food 6000 +600 +10%
Weight 440 +8.8 +4%
Melee Damage 322 +1.6 +1.7% 7% 17.6%
Movement Speed 100% N/A3 +1% 96.4%
Torpidity 315 +18.9 N/A4 0.5

1Percentages are based on the value of the stat the moment the creature was tamed (after taming effectiveness)
2The absolute Base Damage is shown here instead of the percentage.
3Wild creatures do not level up movement speed
4Torpidity increases every level on wild creatures, but can not be increased once they are tamed.

Movement Speed
Movement Type Base Speed Sprinting Stamina Used
Wild Domesticated
Walking 250 1250 567 20
Swimming 265 N/A N/A N/A


Attack Values
Melee Stamina Cost Attack Range Description
Base Minimum Activation Using the Left Mousebutton (PC), R2 Button (PS4), RT Button (Xbox One), the Morellatops attacks the target.
0 500 0 0
Attack Type Damage Projectile Values Torpor Values Status Effect: Stamina Status Effect: Torpidity
Life Impulse Radius Base Mult Duration Damage Mult Amount Duration Damage Mult Amount
Melee 32
Melee II Stamina Cost Attack Range Description
Base Minimum Activation
0 500 0 0
Attack Type Damage Projectile Values Torpor Values Status Effect: Stamina Status Effect: Torpidity
Life Impulse Radius Base Mult Duration Damage Mult Amount Duration Damage Mult Amount
Melee 32

Wild Stats Level-up

Type in values of a wild creature to see on which stats it's emphasized. Green values on a high-level creature are very good for breeding. If you have already tamed your creature you can try to recover the breeding-stats with an external tool.[1]

Morellatops

The stat-calculator does not work in the mobile-view, see here for alternatives: Apps

Note that after the creature is tamed it gets bonuses on some stats depending on the taming effectiveness. This makes it hard to retrieve the levels on a tamed creature, so this tool is only for wild ones, but gives a first impression, how well the stats are distributed.

Combat[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

Typically a cowardly creature, but will quickly come to the aid of its kind when one is attacked. Try to find lone creatures to kill, as they rarely fight back. Un-trapped Morellatops will generally flee from an attacker.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

If there are more than one, climb up on a rock or a ledge and shoot them from above. If there is only one it will run away so chase after it while shooting or hope that it gets stuck so you can melee it/get headshots. Try guiding a Morellatops in the direction you want by attacking it in the direction you're facing, preferable against a wall, in between rocks, or into a man-made trap (structure.)

Weaponry[edit | edit source]

Ranged weapons suggested but spears work too. If using Pikes or Spears and the target is trapped, time your attacks so you avoid getting hit from the creatures defensive attacks; or try to have another player distract the Morellatops while the other player Pikes it.

Dangers[edit | edit source]

Beware if there are 2 or more, or if one is trapped: They will attack and quickly kill any low level player. If you are chasing one, watch out for carnivores or cliffs which it may lead you to. Their attack hits hard and has the added advantage of knockback; be wary of attacking one if you're elevated, because this will toss you a great distance resulting in fall damage (and at the mercy of any local creatures [or players] if you survive).

Weakness[edit | edit source]

Due to their size, they easily get trapped by clusters of rocks which often slows them down or effectively traps them. Lone Morellatops rarely defend themselves, but a trapped Morellatops will fight back.

Taming[edit | edit source]

For general infos about domesticating a wild creature see Taming.

KO Strategy[edit | edit source]

As the Morellatops is a rather large creature and often lives in herds, it is usually a good idea to separate them to ensure little retaliation. Back it up against a rock wall to prevent escape, and shoot it in the head for the most torpor. Boomerangs recommended for knocking it out, especially in early game. Survivors who have reached mid-game or higher with bows or a rifle will find the Morellatops much easier to knock out.

Taming Food[edit | edit source]

Morellatops.png Level 1 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Simple Kibble.png Simple Kibble 4 0 0 0 0:03:12
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 40 14 3 2 0:24:00
Fresh Barley (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Barley Primitive Plus Icon.png 40 14 3 2 0:24:00
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 40 14 3 2 0:24:00
Soybean (Primitive Plus).png Soybean Primitive Plus Icon.png 40 14 3 2 0:24:00
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Dried Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 40 66 13 7 0:48:00
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 53 14 3 2 0:23:51
Berries.png Berries 79 14 3 2 0:23:42
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 32; Slingshot Hits × 13; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 4; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 2; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 2; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 1
Torpidity-depletion: 0.3 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:17:30
Morellatops.png Level 30 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Simple Kibble.png Simple Kibble 10 0 0 0 0:08:00
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 94 92 19 10 0:56:24
Fresh Barley (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Barley Primitive Plus Icon.png 94 92 19 10 0:56:24
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 94 92 19 10 0:56:24
Soybean (Primitive Plus).png Soybean Primitive Plus Icon.png 94 92 19 10 0:56:24
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Dried Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 94 280 58 29 1:52:48
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 125 92 19 10 0:56:15
Berries.png Berries 188 92 19 10 0:56:24
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 87; Slingshot Hits × 36; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 10; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 6; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 4; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 2
Torpidity-depletion: 0.5 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:28:51
Morellatops.png Level 60 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Simple Kibble.png Simple Kibble 15 0 0 0 0:12:00
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 150 221 47 24 1:30:00
Fresh Barley (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Barley Primitive Plus Icon.png 150 221 47 24 1:30:00
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 150 221 47 24 1:30:00
Soybean (Primitive Plus).png Soybean Primitive Plus Icon.png 150 221 47 24 1:30:00
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Dried Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 150 592 124 62 3:00:00
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 200 221 47 24 1:30:00
Berries.png Berries 300 221 47 24 1:30:00
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 144; Slingshot Hits × 59; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 16; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 10; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 7; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 4
Torpidity-depletion: 0.66 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:36:39
Morellatops.png Level 90 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Simple Kibble.png Simple Kibble 21 0 0 0 0:16:47
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 207 393 84 42 2:04:12
Fresh Barley (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Barley Primitive Plus Icon.png 207 393 84 42 2:04:12
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 207 393 84 42 2:04:12
Soybean (Primitive Plus).png Soybean Primitive Plus Icon.png 207 393 84 42 2:04:12
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Dried Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 207 987 211 106 4:08:24
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 275 390 84 42 2:03:45
Berries.png Berries 413 391 84 42 2:03:54
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 200; Slingshot Hits × 82; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 23; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 13; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 10; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 5
Torpidity-depletion: 0.79 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:42:18
Morellatops.png Level 120 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Simple Kibble.png Simple Kibble 27 0 0 0 0:21:35
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 263 595 129 65 2:37:48
Fresh Barley (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Barley Primitive Plus Icon.png 263 595 129 65 2:37:48
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 263 595 129 65 2:37:48
Soybean (Primitive Plus).png Soybean Primitive Plus Icon.png 263 595 129 65 2:37:48
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Dried Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 263 1440 312 156 5:15:36
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 350 594 129 65 2:37:30
Berries.png Berries 525 594 129 65 2:37:30
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 257; Slingshot Hits × 105; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 29; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 17; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 12; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 6
Torpidity-depletion: 0.92 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:46:45
Morellatops.png Level 150 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Simple Kibble.png Simple Kibble 32 0 0 0 0:25:35
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 319 826 182 91 3:11:24
Fresh Barley (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Barley Primitive Plus Icon.png 319 826 182 91 3:11:24
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Fresh Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 319 826 182 91 3:11:24
Soybean (Primitive Plus).png Soybean Primitive Plus Icon.png 319 826 182 91 3:11:24
Fresh Wheat (Primitive Plus).png Dried Wheat Primitive Plus Icon.png 319 1947 428 214 6:22:48
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 425 825 182 91 3:11:15
Berries.png Berries 638 826 182 91 3:11:24
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 314; Slingshot Hits × 128; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 35; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 20; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 15; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 8
Torpidity-depletion: 1.04 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:50:24

Note that the values are for optimal cases, always bring extra supplies!
For a level-dependent count of resources needed, try an external taming calculator.

Ingredients for Simple Kibble: 1 ×  Cooked Fish Meat, 1 ×  Small Egg, 5 ×  Fiber, 5 ×  Mejoberry, 2 ×  Rockarrot, 1 ×  Water

Preferred Food[edit | edit source]

Utility[edit | edit source]

Roles[edit | edit source]

  • Water Tank: Morellatops has the unique ability to store 750 units of Water, allowing a survivor to have a mobile water tank. Water can be put inside into storage by collecting cacti using the Morellatops, or by drinking from water sources, such as from a Water Well Scorched Earth Icon.png or a water hole. They can fill up containers such as Water Skins or other water holding containers by placing them in the dino's inventory and clicking "remote use item."
  • Desert Pack Animal and Traveler: With the ability to hold Water in its large hump, fairly impressive Weight, larger size, good Movement Speed, great knock back, and herbivorous diet makes the Morellatops an easy to manage creature that can be quite valuable to a survivor. Thus, they can be used as an efficient method for carrying goods across long distances, so long as they have guard animals, and can make a great choice for nomadic survivors. Their speed and moderate endurance can also make them great early-game travelers and even makes them great for survivors who choose to live nomadically.
  • Berry Gatherer: The Morellatops is a fairly easy tame to get, requiring only berries, and with an easy to craft saddle. An excellent starter or early game mount, it will allow you to get berries to feed your other dinos or for crafting Narcotics, and tranqs to aid in taming more advanced creatures. It also gives you a mobile water source, and harvests Cactus Sap very well for your Adobe structures.
  • Thatch and Wood Gatherer: The Morellatops is a decent gatherer of Thatch from living trees, dead trees, and petrified cacti. It can also be used as a pack animal or an assisting helper to the Thorny Dragon for Wood-gathering runs, as sources in The Desert can be few and far between, and Wood is a fairly heavy resource that thanks to its good weight can carry a substantial amount.
  • Bush Master: Fast learning survivors will quickly notice Scorched Earth has several variants of normal bushes in addition to the usual lineup. Tree bushes, cactus bushes, and purple flower bushes all have something extremely valuable to offer. Using a Morellatops, you can get a decent enough harvest of Wood from the tree bushes, cactus bushes of course for Cactus Sap, and the purple flower bushes that can give you good quantities of Silk, Rare Mushrooms and Rare Flowers for mind wipe tonics, taming Lystros, Desert Cloth clothing, etc. Combining this with the easiness of taming a Morellatops, a saddle that can be crafted at level 11, large size, good speed and weight, and ability to store water in its hump; this makes it a crucial creature to any survivor learning to master Scorched Earth.
  • Fast Herbivore Mount: Morellatops is one of the faster herbivores on Scorched Earth, though it is slower than the likes of Gallimimus, Equus, Iguanodon, and Procoptodon. However, the Movement Speed that it does have is pretty good. In fact, it is quite surprising given its size, and though it is not quite as agile as other fast mounts in the game, it more than makes up for this with good health and great carry capacity.
  • All-Purpose Warhorse: Morellatops has good speed, Health, knockback, and carrying capacity. Because of this, it makes a great "Jack-of-All trades" mount. Compared to other herbivores, it isn't the best in any of the aforementioned categories, though it excels at being a generalist. It functions somewhat like a superior Trike due to its comparable damage on its attacks (though the Morellatops has better health, speed, knock back distance, and carrying capacity).

Collectibles[edit | edit source]

Resource Efficiency
Berries.png Berries ★★★★☆
Cactus Sap (Scorched Earth).png Cactus Sap Scorched Earth Icon.png ★★★★☆
Thatch.png Thatch ★★★☆☆
Wood.png Wood ★☆☆☆☆

Spotlight[edit | edit source]

Notes/Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Players can acquire water from its sail-back hump when needed.
  • Morellatops isn't actually a real dinosaur, but was invented by the game's developers. The dossier says it is a combination of Morelladon, an iguanodontian; and Ceratops, a ceratopsian, which are not closely related. This combination also forms its generic name.
  • Its specific name, dromedarius, refers to its resemblance to a Wikipedia:Camel, specifically the Dromedary (one-humped)Camel, which they share the same species name.
  • Morellatops cannot fit through a Dinosaur Gateway when there is a gate installed, however it can pass through when there is no gate and just the frame, similar to the Woolly Rhino.
  • This is the third hybrid creature to be introduced (the first being the Triceratops and the second being the DodoRex.)
  • Despite its large size, the Morellatops drops Small Animal Feces. This is likely a result of an efficient digestive system and an adaptation for conserving water, resulting in a small amount of of waste being expelled from the animal.
  • The Morellatops is one of the earliest creatures available in the early stages of the game to have an available saddle engram, with the Morellatops Saddle being able to be crafted at level 11.
  • Even though Morellatops are based on the Camel and they store water in their humps, this is a common misconception about true camels. In real life, camels use their humps to store large quantities of fat as a reservoir of nourishment when the animal needs it. As for water, Camels actual store water throughout their entire body thanks to large stretchy, oval shaped blood vessels. This means that a camel can drink large amounts in one sitting without bursting it blood vessels and causing an aneurysm, keep that amount of water stored in its blood, and be able to survive under bad dehydration.
    • Noting that this is how a camel stores its water, it can then be wondered as to why the Morellatops has water or moist flesh stored in its hump. It can be observed, however, that the Morellatops' hump is notably larger and spans across its entire back, perhaps acting as a large reservoir of liquid water inside this large hump.

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References[edit | edit source]