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Rocket Propelled Grenade

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Rocket Propelled Grenade
Rocket Propelled Grenade.png
A small but powerful explosive, primarily used with rocket launchers.
Type Ammunition
Ammo for Rocket Launcher.png Rocket Launcher
Rocket Turret.png Rocket Turret
Explosive damage 250 (7.5 meter radius)
Weight 0.1
Stack size 50
Single use Yes
Item ID 247
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 247 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItemAmmo_Rocket.PrimalItemAmmo_Rocket'" 1 0 0
Required level Level 87
Engram Points 8 EP
Crafting XP 7.2 XP
Crafting Time 1s
Prerequisites Grenade.png Grenade
Unlocks Rocket Homing Missile (Scorched Earth).png Rocket Homing Missile Scorched Earth Icon.png

Crafted in Fabricator.png Fabricator
Required Stations Fabricator.png Fabricator
Refining Forge.png Refining Forge
Mortar And Pestle.png Mortar And Pestle
Campfire.png Campfire
Resources breakdown [Expand]
40 × Gunpowder.png Gunpowder
40 × Sparkpowder.png Sparkpowder
20 × Stone.png Stone
40 × Flint.png Flint
40 × Charcoal.png Charcoal
40 × Wood.png Wood
10 × Crystal.png Crystal
10 × Polymer.png Polymer
20 × Obsidian.png Obsidian
12 × Metal Ingot.png Metal Ingot
24 × Metal.png Metal
Total Base Ingredients
340 × Stone.png Stone
10 × Crystal.png Crystal
40 × Flint.png Flint
160 × Chitin or Keratin.png Chitin or Keratin
20 × Obsidian.png Obsidian
40 × Wood.png Wood
24 × Metal.png Metal

The Rocket Propelled Grenade is one of the explosives in ARK: Survival Evolved. It is fired using the Rocket Launcher.png Rocket Launcher and Rocket Turret.png Rocket Turret.

Damage[edit | edit source]

The RPG deals 1400 damage to a creature without a saddle.

List of explosive damage versus various materials as of Patch 257:

Weapon/Structure Thatch Wood Stone Metal Tek
C4 Charge.png C4 Charge * 11813 * 3544 788
Grenade.png Grenade 788 788 1838 237 53
Improvised Explosive Device.png Improvised Explosive Device (pair) * 7875 ** ** **
Rocket Propelled Grenade.png Rocket Propelled Grenade * 7350 * 2205 596
Tek Rifle.png Tek Rifle 1260 536 294 29 185
Tek Grenade.png Tek Grenade 2625 1115 612 59 385

* The damage is greater than the health-points of structures of that material
** IEDs are currently just about impossible to place on stone, metal, or Tek structures.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Cheaper than C4 Charge.png C4 Charge because it does not require Electronics, Hide, Fiber and uses 35 less Gunpowder, 15 less Crystals. However Rockets require 7 more Metal Ingots compared to C4 and takes 15 more Cementing Paste.
  • According to the Steam Forums, Rockets are more designed to be used against buildings than dinos. It can apparently be useful in caves against a flock of smaller dinos or can be used to enrage a giganotosaurus into dismounting its rider, but many users complain of unpredictable results when used against anything other than player-constructed objects.