Spray Painter

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Spray Painter

Spray Painter.png

Apply a dye to this, then shoot it at structures to paint them. Hold Alt Fire + Hotkey Number to set painting region.

Type Tool
Ammo used Forest Coloring.pngDye
Melee damage 10.0
Weight 0.5
Durability 100.0
Added in Patch 202.0
Item ID 392
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 392 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItem_WeaponSprayPaint.PrimalItem_WeaponSprayPaint'" 1 0 0
Required level Level 53
Engram Points 30 EP
Crafting XP 463.5 XP
Prerequisites Paintbrush.png Paintbrush
Metal Water Reservoir.png Metal Water Reservoir
Fabricator.png Fabricator
Crafted in Fabricator.png Fabricator
Required Stations Fabricator.png Fabricator
Refining Forge.png Refining Forge
Mortar And Pestle.png Mortar And Pestle
Resources breakdown [Expand]
50 × Metal Ingot.png Metal Ingot
100 × Metal.png Metal
35 × Polymer.png Polymer
70 × Obsidian.png Obsidian
40 × Crystal.png Crystal
20 × Oil.png Oil
5 × Hide.png Hide
Total Base Ingredients
520 × Chitin or Keratin.png Chitin or Keratin
5 × Hide.png Hide
20 × Oil.png Oil
40 × Crystal.png Crystal
70 × Obsidian.png Obsidian
1040 × Stone.png Stone
100 × Metal.png Metal

The Spray Painter is a tool in ARK: Survival Evolved. It can be utilized to quickly paint structures/constructions with less dye than a Paintbrush would use.

Usage[edit | edit source]

  1. To set a paint color, drag the chosen dye onto the Spray Painter.
  2. To toggle a paint region to Enabled or Disabled, press the combination as shown on the table below to select which color region(s) you wish to paint.
  3. Hold down the fire button and drag your crosshair over each structure piece to paint the Enabled regions in the color applied to the Spray Painter. The dye will slowly be suspended as you are spraying, and you can see how much paint you have left by looking at the grey bar underneath the Spray Painter in your inventory.
  4. If you run out of paint in the Spray Painter, as one might when using a Paint Brush, you can quickly refill with the same color by pressing the melee button.

For the Playstation and Xbox versions, the Color Regions are Enabled and Disabled by pressing combinations of buttons as shown in the table below:

Paint Region PC Key PS4 button Xbox Button
1 Right Mousebutton + 1 PS4: L2+PS4: Dpad Left Xbox: LT+Xbox: Dpad Left
2 Right Mousebutton + 2 PS4: L2+PS4: Dpad Up Xbox: LT+Xbox: Dpad Up
3 Right Mousebutton + 3 PS4: L2+PS4: Dpad Right Xbox: LT+Xbox: Dpad Right
4 Right Mousebutton + 4 PS4: L2+PS4: Dpad Down Xbox: LT+Xbox: Dpad Down
5 Right Mousebutton + 5 PS4: L1+PS4: L2+PS4: Square Xbox: LB+Xbox: LT+Xbox: X
6 Right Mousebutton + 6 PS4: L1+PS4: L2+PS4: Triangle Xbox: LB+Xbox: LT+Xbox: Y

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Spray Painter can be used while mounted.
  • The Spray Painter can be used underwater as of 264.5.
  • It resets its region settings upon switching of tools or mounting.
  • It does not allow you to select a separated part of the painted area.
  • It can't be used for painting Creatures, other players or yourself (Warpaint).

Video Demonstration[edit | edit source]

A full video guide for the new spray gun

Promotional Content