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These values may differ with what you see in-game or written elsewhere. But that is what the dossier says.
Common Name
Woolly Rhino
Coelodonta utiliserro
Time Period
Late Pliocene - Late Pleistocene
Logo Steam.png 238.0
April 2, 2016
Logo Xbox One.svg 733.0
April 7, 2016
Logo PS4.svg 501.0
December 6, 2016
Logo Mobile.svg 1.0
May 24, 2018
Logo Nintendo Switch.png 599.0
November 30, 2018
Spawn Command
admincheat summon Rhino_Character_BP_C
admincheat SpawnDino "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/Dinos/WoollyRhino/Rhino_Character_BP.Rhino_Character_BP'" 500 0 0 35
XP For Kill
8 XP
Special Loot Chance
Gestation Time
3h 58m
Baby Time
4h 37m
Juvenile Time
18h 31m
Adolescent Time
23h 8m
Total Maturation Time
1d 22h 17m 45s
Breeding Interval
18h - 2d

The Island Topographic Map.jpg
Spawning Woolly Rhino The Island.svg

Extinction Topographic Map.jpg
Spawning Woolly Rhino Extinction.svg

The Center Topographic Map.jpg
Spawning Woolly Rhino The Center.svg

Ragnarok Ocean Topographic Map.jpg
Spawning Woolly Rhino Ragnarok.svg

Common             Rare
  Untameable   Cave

The Woolly Rhino (or Woolly Rhinoceros) is one of the Creatures in ARK: Survival Evolved.

Basic Info[edit | edit source]

Dossier[edit | edit source]

This dossier 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.


Coelodonta utiliserro is a friendly herbivore, common to the tundra and grassland regions of the Island. It is a large and dangerous creature, though it seems fairly trusting of the fauna around it. Once attacked, Coelodonta begins charging towards its foe. It builds up momentum as it charges, and depending on its ultimate impact speed, the results can be terrifying. With enough room to charge, it can even skewer the largest creatures in just one gore!

Despite how powerful Coelodonta are, many tribes still hunt them extensively due to their unique resources. Its horns can ground into a highly arousing powder, and its thick fur can support many insulating outfits, making the Coelodonta in high demand. Even less-advanced tribes use packs to hunt them down, though at significant peril.


When not being hunted for its horns, Coelodonta makes an impressive beast of burden. Its ability to take on far larger opponents provided sufficient charging room, as well as its sizeable load capacity, make it a solid addition to any trader party or gathering expedition.

~ Helena

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Woolly Rhinos are neutral, and will only attack if you attack them, other nearby Rhinos will become aggressive as well if they are within a small range.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

A brutish herbivore native to the island's colder regions, the woolly rhinoceros is also one of its largest mammals. Resembling a modern rhinoceros in shape, it has a thick coat of insulating fur and is as nearly large as a Stegosaurus. Its horns are enormous and formidable weapons, and when propelled by a short tempered , short-sighted, multi-ton beast, they can prove lethal against almost any other creature.

Color Scheme and Regions

This section displays the Woolly Rhino's natural colors and regions. For demonstration, the regions below are colored red over an albino Woolly Rhino. The colored squares shown underneath each region's description are the colors that the Woolly Rhino will randomly spawn with to provide an overall range of its natural color scheme. Hover your cursor over a color to display its name and ID.

Server admins can use this region information in the Console Command "cheat SetTargetDinoColor <ColorRegion> <ColorID>".
For example, "cheat SetTargetDinoColor 0 6" would color the Woolly Rhino's "skin" magenta.

Rhino PaintRegion0.jpg
Region 0:
Rhino PaintRegion1.jpg
Region 1:
X mark.svg

Region 2 is not used
for this Creature.

X mark.svg

Region 3 is not used
for this Creature.

Rhino PaintRegion4.jpg
Region 4:
Rhino PaintRegion5.jpg
Region 5:

Drops[edit | edit source]

Guaranteed Special Loot

Note: The Woolly Rhino Horn is found in the inventory.

Base Stats and Growth[edit | edit source]

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

Basic Stats
Attribute Amount at Level 1 Increase per point Taming Bonus
Wild Domesticated1 Add Mult
Health.png Health 500 +100 +5.4% 0.07
Stamina.png Stamina 120 +12 +10%
Oxygen.png Oxygen 100 +10 +10%
Food.png Food 3000 +300 +10%
Weight.png Weight 750 +15 +4%
Melee Damage.png Melee Damage 402 +2 +1.7% 7% 17.6%
Movement Speed.png Movement Speed 100% N/A3 +1% 122.6%
Torpidity.png Torpidity 600 +36 N/A4 0.5

1Percentages are based on the value of the stat the moment the creature was tamed (after taming effectiveness)
2The absolute Base Damage is shown here instead of the percentage.
3Wild creatures do not level up movement speed
4Torpidity increases every level on wild creatures, but can not be increased once they are tamed.

Movement Speed
Movement Type Base Speed Sprinting Stamina Used
Wild Domesticated
Walking 185 936.5625 1119.25 14
Swimming 300 N/A N/A N/A

The Woolly Rhino needs to sprint for a few seconds in order to reach its full sprint speed.
At full speed, attack damage is multiplied by 12.5

Attack Values
Melee Stamina Cost Attack Range Description
Base Minimum Activation Using the Left Mousebutton (PC), R2 Button (PS4), RT Button (Xbox One), the Woolly Rhino headbutts the target.
0 1000 0 1400
Attack Type Damage Projectile Values Torpor Values Status Effect: Stamina Status Effect: Torpidity
Life Impulse Radius Base Mult Duration Damage Mult Amount Duration Damage Mult Amount
Melee 40

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]

Woolly Rhino

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.

Taming[edit | edit source]

For general infos about domesticating a wild creature see Taming.

KO Strategy[edit | edit source]

One of the best ways to knock out a rhino is to kite it to a safe location and then have a tribe member pick you up on a flyer so you can safely knock it out with darts. This way ensures that no tribe member takes any damage from it

Taming Food[edit | edit source]

Woolly Rhinoceros.png Level 1 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Terror Bird Egg) 5 0 0 0 0:09:23
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 45 277 60 30 1:03:23
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 60 277 60 30 1:03:23
Berries.png Berries 90 277 60 30 1:03:23
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 60; Slingshot Hits × 25; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 7; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 4; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 3; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 2
Torpidity-depletion: 0.9 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:11:06
Woolly Rhinoceros.png Level 30 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Terror Bird Egg) 9 0 0 0 0:16:53
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 90 812 188 94 2:06:45
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 120 812 188 94 2:06:45
Berries.png Berries 180 812 188 94 2:06:45
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 165; Slingshot Hits × 68; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 19; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 11; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 8; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 4
Torpidity-depletion: 1.5 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:18:19
Woolly Rhinoceros.png Level 60 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Terror Bird Egg) 14 27 7 4 0:26:16
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 137 1488 358 179 3:12:56
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 183 1491 358 179 3:13:17
Berries.png Berries 274 1488 358 179 3:12:56
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 273; Slingshot Hits × 112; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 31; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 18; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 13; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 7
Torpidity-depletion: 1.96 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:23:16
Woolly Rhinoceros.png Level 90 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Terror Bird Egg) 19 86 22 11 0:35:39
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 184 2256 559 280 4:19:08
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 245 2253 558 279 4:18:46
Berries.png Berries 368 2256 559 280 4:19:08
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 381; Slingshot Hits × 156; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 43; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 25; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 18; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 9
Torpidity-depletion: 2.37 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:26:51
Woolly Rhinoceros.png Level 120 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Terror Bird Egg) 24 161 41 21 0:45:02
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 231 3093 786 393 5:25:19
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 308 3093 786 393 5:25:19
Berries.png Berries 462 3093 786 393 5:25:19
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 489; Slingshot Hits × 200; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 55; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 32; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 23; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 12
Torpidity-depletion: 2.75 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:29:41
Woolly Rhinoceros.png Level 150 Narcoberry Narcotic Bio Toxin Time
Kibble.png Kibble (Terror Bird Egg) 28 228 59 30 0:52:32
Advanced Crops.png Vegetables 278 3984 1033 517 6:31:30
Mejoberry.png Mejoberry 370 3976 1031 516 6:30:48
Berries.png Berries 555 3976 1031 516 6:30:48
KO: Wooden Club Hits × 597; Slingshot Hits × 244; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Bow × 67; Tranquilizer Arrows with a Crossbow × 38; Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 27; Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shots × 14
Torpidity-depletion: 3.11 / s, Time until all torpidity is depleted: 00:32:00

Note that the values are for optimal cases, always bring extra supplies!
For a level-dependent count of resources needed, try an external taming calculator.

Ingredients for Kibble.png Kibble (Terror Bird Egg): 1 × Terror Bird Egg.png Terror Bird Egg , 1 × Citronal.png Citronal , 1 × Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky , 2 × Mejoberry.png Mejoberry , 3 × Fiber.png Fiber , 1 × Water.png Water

Preferred Food[edit | edit source]

  1. Kibble.png Kibble (Terror Bird Egg)
  2. Advanced Crops.png Vegetables
  3. Mejoberry.png Mejoberry

Combat[edit | edit source]

This section describes how to fight against the Woolly Rhino.

General[edit | edit source]

The Woolly Rhino is a rather threatening opponent, but with the right plan, can be dealt with accordingly. Without the right equipment or strategy you are an easy target for the higher leveled rhino.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

There are many good strategies that exist to take down a Woolly Rhino. It has incredible melee power, so dealing with one usually incorporates ranged attacks. Bullets and arrows can take down one fairly quickly, but beware the deadly charging maneuver it will use to counter any ranged attacks. Attacking from higher ground such as a cliff or the back of a Quetzal will keep you safe from attack, if such a situation is available. It's also possible to use a decoy and then attack it. As there are many viable strategies, any will work as long as the Rhino cannot skewer a potential tribemate or beloved animal.

Weaponry[edit | edit source]

Pike, a Spear or two, Longneck Rifle or explosive traps can kill Woolly Rhinos.

Dangers[edit | edit source]

The Rhino employs a deadly charge attack in combat. Attempt to dodge this lethal maneuver at all costs! The longer distance it clears in charging, the more power it will have on impact. If it catches a player off guard, the player will likely die instantly. The charge is your greatest danger in rhino hunting.

Weakness[edit | edit source]

Small spaces can be used to your advantage as the Woolly Rhino can not use it's charge ability. Also the wild rhinos are not incredibly agile, so you can easily tranq a rhino while circling around a large rock.

Utility[edit | edit source]

Roles[edit | edit source]

  • PvP: With its charge it can take out or extremely injure larger dinosaurs to let other tribe mates finish them off. (Level Melee Damage, Health and Stamina).
  • Travel: Funnily enough, land travel is often dismissed due to getting stuck on trees and on rocks, but the Woolly Rhino when sprinting will instantly knock down trees, and the trees will not cause the Rhino to stop or slow down. Their very high weight also allows them to carry a lot over land which can be very useful for a large move. They're for certain a mid-late game travelling Mammal, if you don't want the fear of being noticed or tracked from the air (Level Speed and Stamina).
  • Leveling: A decent tame, if you can reach them in the cold and you are able to get it pretty early. It has high damage which can seriously hurt large dinos such as Rex's which can allow you to level quickly.

Collectibles[edit | edit source]

  • Thatch Collector: With its charge it can move straight through forests and if you click while doing so it will collect large amounts of thatch. Level stamina, weight.
Resource Efficiency
Berries.png Berries ★★★★☆
Thatch.png Thatch ★★★★☆
Wood.png Wood ★☆☆☆☆

Spotlight[edit | edit source]

Notes/Trivia[edit | edit source]

For information pertaining specifically to the real-world Woolly Rhino, see the relevant Wikipedia article

  • The dossier was revealed on November 23, 2015.[2]
  • The dossier mentions that the woolly rhino is often hunted for its horn, which can be ground up into a valuable powder. This is likely a satirical reference to the illegal rhino hunting trade, as poachers kill rhinoceroses to sell their horns in Asian markets, and it is traditionally believed that the horns are an ingredient in aphrodisiacs.
  • The Woolly Rhino was originally meant to be released with the 237.0 patch but was later delayed for unknown reasons.
  • Increasing Movement Speed does not increase its charge speed, or the rate at which its charge builds. Movement Speed only affects walking speed.
  • Rhino Horn is an ingredient required to craft Lesser Antidote.
  • Charge Damage does up to x12.5 damage (for a full charge meter).
  • The Woolly Rhino, at least in theory, is the only creature in the game more powerful than a Giganotosaurus, when at a certain, albeit very high, level, as it gains more health per wild and tames level, and with a full charge, does 20 more damage at level 1. However, this is assuming that the stats are distributed the same for both the Giga and the Rhino, and this is at the very least highly unlikely on official servers, as the level would be incredibly high.
  • Woolly Rhino is one of only three creatures for which Kibble is not worth 80 points of food (with the other being Brontosaurus and Megalosaurus). It instead only fills 53.3 points.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]