Radio

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Radio
Radio.png
Use this to communicate securely over great distances.
Item
Type Tool
Weight 0.5
Stack size 1
Decomposes in 2m
Item ID 141
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 141 1 0 0
or
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItemRadio.PrimalItemRadio'" 1 0 0
Crafting
Required level Level 51
Engram Points 8 EP
Crafting XP 4 XP
Repair XP 4 XP
Crafted in Smithy.png Smithy
Required Stations Refining Forge.png Refining Forge
Mortar And Pestle.png Mortar And Pestle
Ingredients
Resources breakdown [Expand]
40 × Metal Ingot.png Metal Ingot
80 × Metal.png Metal
40 × Crystal.png Crystal
40 × Sparkpowder.png Sparkpowder
20 × Stone.png Stone
40 × Flint.png Flint
Total Base Ingredients
40 × Crystal.png Crystal
40 × Flint.png Flint
20 × Stone.png Stone
80 × Metal.png Metal


The Radio is a tool in ARK: Survival Evolved used to communicate with other players over long distances.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The Radio can be crafted at the Smithy. Using the Radio prompts you to enter a 1-4 digit GHz frequency. After doing so, talking in game over voice chat broadcasts to every user on the same channel.

Usage[edit | edit source]

The Radio accepts up to 4 digits on the GHz frequency and each frequency is unique. There are 9,999 possible frequencies to choose from (0 is not a valid frequency).

To use the radio it has to be in your action bar. It does not have to be equipped, just present in one of the 1-9 slots. Putting the radio back into the normal inventory will turn it off.

When the Radio is active, the tribe chat button (default / ) is replaced by radio chat and everyone on that given frequency can see what you type into radio chat and hear your voice chat.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • When your voice is transmitted over the radio, it will add a "cool" filter over your voice.
  • The radio has a range spanning the entire island and is not affected by mountains, caves, or the presence of structures.