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A thick, sturdy cutting from a tree.

Tool Stone Hatchet.png Stone Hatchet
Metal Hatchet.png Metal Hatchet
Creature Giant Beaver.png Castoroides
Mammoth.png Mammoth
Therizinosaur.png Therizinosaur
Weight 0.5
Stack size 100
Item ID 7
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 7 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Resources/PrimalItemResource_Wood.PrimalItemResource_Wood'" 1 0 0
Found in Beacon White, Green, Blue

Used to craft 237 items

Wood is an easily obtainable resource in ARK: Survival Evolved that can be harvested from trees using tools, dinosaurs, or your bare hands, but is most efficiently harvested with a Metal Hatchet.png Metal Hatchet and Mammoth.png Mammoth,Giant Beaver.png Castoroides, or Therizinosaur.png Therizinosaur. Wood is a very valuable resource due to its many uses and the high quantities of it required in crafting. It can be found in white, green and blue beacons as well as in Giant Beaver Dam.png Giant Beaver Dams.

Every time Wood is consumed as a fuel source it creates Charcoal.png Charcoal.

Burn times[edit | edit source]

Uses[edit | edit source]

Used to craft:

Full list of items crafted with Wood

Gathering[edit | edit source]

Wood.png Wood
Creature / ToolGain per action
Roll Rat.png Roll Rat★★★★★
Therizinosaur.png Therizinosaur★★★★★
Thorny Dragon.png Thorny Dragon★★★★★
Chainsaw (Scorched Earth).png Chainsaw Scorched Earth Icon.png★★★★★
Mammoth.png Mammoth★★★★★
Giant Beaver.png Castoroides★★★★★
Mantis.png Mantis★★★★☆
Metal Hatchet.png Metal Hatchet★★★★☆
Pachyrhinosaurus.png Pachyrhinosaurus★★★☆☆
Stone Hatchet.png Stone Hatchet★★★☆☆
... further results

Note: When gathering on Scorched Earth, Thorny Dragon gathers at the same rate as Beaver and Rock Elemental gathers slightly better than Thorny Dragon of same level.

When gathering from small trees on Scorched Earth, Wood is gathered like Berries (see efficiency table on the Berries page).

Weight Reduction[edit | edit source]

The following creatures reduce the weight of Wood by the listed amount while it is in their inventory:
80% Reduction

75% Reduction

50% Reduction

References[edit | edit source]