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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 GFI Rocket 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

Crafted in Fabricator.png Fabricator
Tek Replicator.png Tek Replicator
Loading Bench (Mobile).png Loading Bench Logo Mobile.svg
Required Stations Mortar And Pestle.png Mortar And Pestle
Campfire.png Campfire

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
Primitive Cannon.png Cannon * * 3446 355 40

* 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 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.
  • You should keep in mind that Rocket Propelled Grenades, when used in closed quarters, can heavily damage your dinosaurs, or you. Be careful when shooting things at a close distance.
  • RPGs can be shot down by Auto Turret.png Auto Turrets.