Tropeognathus

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Tropeognathus
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Group
Species
Tropeognathus mesembrinus
Time Period
Cretaceous
Diet

The Tropeognathus is an upcoming Creature in ARK: Survival Evolved's Expansion Map Crystal Isles.

Basic Info[edit | edit source]

Dossier[edit | edit source]

This section is intended to be an exact copy of what the survivor Helena, the author of the Dossiers, has written. There may be some discrepancies between this text and the in-game Creatures.

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Wild

Up close, Tropeognathus mesembrinus is easily recognized by the keeled crests on its snout, but with wingspans of up to twenty-seven feet, you’re sure to spot it before then.

These large wings are not only ideal for catching air currents over its ocean hunting grounds, but they also let Tropeognathus draft off of other flying creatures by flying behind them. While not the fastest flyer on the Isles, when combined with its remarkable stamina, this makes Tropeognathus well suited for long distance flight.

Because it’s on the wing so much, Tropeognathus is best snared by those riding another flier. I've noticed the more clever tribespeople using chain bolas to capture them while airborne.

Domesticated

Once tamed, Tropeognathus has proven quite useful to the people of the Isles beyond mere transportation. For example, its toothed beak can grind down many common goods to their base components, which is a great way to recycle items and gear! Well, so long as you have a rag handy to wipe off the spit...

That bite is punishing enough to crack armor and grind through it over time, and Tropeognathus can blow away flora and fauna alike with a gust from its wings. Air-to-air combat is where this creature really shines, though. And with the right tools, some survivors have managed to fit them with a saddle-mounted flak cannon and jet engine for maximum lethality.

Trust me, you haven't lived until you've ridden a jet-powered pterosaur into a dogfight. Saddle one up and see for yourself - you can be my wingman anytime!

~ Helena

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Color Scheme and Regions[edit | edit source]




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The Tropeognathus's information is currently unknown, because it is unreleased and not yet in the game.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Base Stats and Growth[edit | edit source]

Note that creatures will have different stats in Survival of the Fittest

Attribute Base Value Level Increase Taming Bonus
Wild Tamed Additive Multiplicative
Health ? ? ?
Stamina ? ? ?
Oxygen ? ? ?
Food ? ? ?
Weight ? ? ?
Melee Damage ? ? ?
Movement Speed ? N/A ?
Torpidity ? ? N/A
Movement Base Speed Sprinting Speed Stamina
Wild Tamed Wild Tamed
Walking ? ? ? ? ?
Swimming ? ? ? ? ?

Wild Stats Level-up

Type in values of a wild creature to see on which stats it's emphasized. Green values on a high-level creature are very good for breeding. If you have already tamed your creature you can try to recover the breeding-stats with an external tool.[1]

Tropeognathus

The stat-calculator does not work in the mobile-view, see here for alternatives: Apps

Note that after the creature is tamed it gets bonuses on some stats depending on the taming effectiveness. This makes it hard to retrieve the levels on a tamed creature, so this tool is only for wild ones, but gives a first impression, how well the stats are distributed.

Combat[edit | edit source]

This section describes how to fight against the Tropeognathus.

General[edit | edit source]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Weaponry[edit | edit source]

Dangers[edit | edit source]

Weakness[edit | edit source]

Taming[edit | edit source]

For general information about domesticating a wild creature see Taming.

Taming Food[edit | edit source]

Preferred Food[edit | edit source]

KO Strategy[edit | edit source]

Utility[edit | edit source]

Roles[edit | edit source]

Collectibles[edit | edit source]

Resource Efficiency
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Spotlight[edit | edit source]

Notes/Trivia[edit | edit source]

For information pertaining specifically to the real-world Tropeognathus, see the relevant Wikipedia article.

  • Tropeognathus mesembrinus roughly translates to "southern keel jaw."
  • It is the first creature to have a jet engine on its saddle.
  • On its release, Tropeognathus will be exclusive to Crystal Isles. In Consoles however, it will appear at other maps until its map releases, after which they will only be strictly exclusive to that map. [1]

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