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|This instrument, while primitive, is quite effective at long-range reconnaissance.|
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|Found in Beacon||Green
|Required level||Level 7|
|Engram Points||2 EP|
|Repair XP||4 XP|
The Spyglass is a tool in ARK: Survival Evolved that allows the player to see faraway players, creatures, and landscapes.
Uses[edit | edit source]
The Spyglass is often used in-game while taming to see possible tameable beasts far away, and to check the level of a creature in order to decide whether it is approachable. This is particularly valuable in hunting dangerous creatures such as Carnos and Rexes, as well as flying creatures like Argents, Pteranodons, and Quetzals.
It can also be used to see the owner of structures from an increased distance.
While looking at a player or a creature through the spyglass, you can use the "Attack This Target" whistle (default: .) to command a creature to attack a distant target.
The spyglass can be used to show the gender of the creature you wish to tame, allowing you to hunt for mates to your dinosaurs for breeding.
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Can be used while mounted. Selecting the Spyglass will equip it on zoom mode and unequipping it will zoom out again.
- While riding a mount, its body will often obstruct your sight (head in front or wings to the sides), so it will be easier to use looking backwards.
- The recipe uses 2 × Crystal, which can only be harvested with a Metal Pick (you are able to harvest Crystal with a Stone Pick, however, the dropchance for any Crystal is very low. It often takes harvesting several crystal nodes to loot one Crystal from them), making it a difficult item for low-level players to acquire despite its low unlock level.
|Harvesting||Stone Pick • Stone Hatchet • Metal Pick • Metal Hatchet • Metal Sickle • Chainsaw • Scissors • Fishing Rod|
|Preservation||Waterskin • Water Jar • Canteen • Cryopod (Empty) • Blood Extraction Syringe • Preserving Salt|
|Navigation/Travel||Torch • Glow Stick • Flare Gun • Spyglass • Compass • GPS • Climbing Pick • Glider Suit • Zip-Line Motor • Zip-Line Anchor • Transponder Tracker • Transponder Node|
|Cosmetic||Paintbrush • Spray Painter • Dye • Soap|
|Other||Camera • Delivery Crate • Dino Leash • Parachute • Magnifying Glass • Note • Radio • Smoke Grenade • Pliers • Taxidermy Tool|