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Tools and other items ARK: Survival Evolved Guide

Tools are items used to gather all of the game's resources. You can use dinosaurs, obviously, but in the beginning of the game, you're left with a pickaxe or an axe. Other items described below will help you survive and explore The Island. Some of the items can be created in a Smithy.

Below you can see a list of tools and items that let you mine resources and explore the land faster.

Name

Icon

Requirements

Description/Use

Metal Hatchet

Level: 25 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 25

Engram Points: 6

Required engram - Stone Hatchet

Resources:

Metal Ingot - 8 units

Wood - 1 unit

Hide - 10 units

An upgraded version of the basic Stone Hatchet. It allows you to gather more resources in less time than the basic version.

Best to gather: Wood, Hide, Leech Blood, Angler Gel and Pelt.

Metal Pick

Level: 25 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 25

Engram Points: 6

Required engram - Stone Pick

Resources:

Metal Ingot - 1 unit

Wood - 1 unit

Hide - 10 units

A better version of the basic Stone Pick. It lets you gather more resources in less time than the basic version. Additionally, it increases your chance of mining more metal.

Best to gather: Flint, Stone, Metal, Obsidian, All kinds of meat and Crystal.

Metal Sickle

Level: 30 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 30

Engram Points: 12

Required engram - Metal Hatchet and Metal Pick

Resources:

Metal Ingot - 18 units

Wood - 4 units

Hide - 16 units

This tool makes collecting Fiber easier. In a minute you can get hundreds of units of it when you use the sickle.

Waterskin

Level: 3 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 3

Engram Points: 6

Resources:

Hide - 4 units

Fiber - 12 units

It lets you carry water inland. It is the base version so the water leaks. It will be drained in 36 minutes and 40 seconds.

The water can also be used for cooking or making paint.

Water Jar

Level: 30 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 30

Engram Points: 12

Required engram - Waterskin

Resources:

Cementing Paste - 7 units

Hide - 5 units

Crystal - 2 units

A better version of the Waterskin that does not leak.

The water can also be used for cooking or making paint.

Canteen

Level: 50 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 50

Engram Points: 25

Required engram - Water Jar and Fabricator

Resources:

Cementing Paste - 4 units

Hide - 2 units

Metal Ingot - 1 unit

Polymer - 10 units

It holds the largest amount of water. It can be used three times to replenish 100 thirst points.

The water can also be used for cooking or making paint.

Blood Extraction Syringe

Level: 5 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 5

Engram Points: 6

Required engram - Waterskin

Resources:

Chitin or Keratin - 1 unit

Hide - 10 units

Using it makes you lose 25 HP, but it gives you an item that restores 15 HP in 2 seconds. It can be reused after 5 seconds.

Blood Pack - Item created by using the Extraction Syringe. It spoils after 30 minutes.

Torch

Level: 0 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 0

Engram Points: 0

Resources:

Flint - 1 unit

Wood - 1 unit

Stone - 1 unit

It lights the way and warms your character a bit.

A torch lasts about 15 minutes.

It can be thrown on the ground while it's still on fire.

Compass

Level: 10 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 10

Engram Points: 5

Resources:

Metal - 5 units

Flint - 5 units

Fiber - 30 units

The red dial shows north.

Extremely useful during exploration.

GPS

Level: 45 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 45

Engram Points: 21

Required engram - Compass

Resources:

Polymer - 5 units

Electronics - 20 units

A better version of the compass. It shows the direction you are facing as well as your latitude and longitude.

Spyglass

Level: 10 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 10

Engram Points: 2

Resources:

Hide - 10 units

Fiber - 10 units

Wood - 5 units

Crystal - 5 units

The spyglass will show you from a distance:

Animal level

Animal sex

Other players

Area in front of you

Parachute

Level: 15 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 15

Engram Points: 6

Resources:

Hide - 10 units

Fiber - 20 units

Thatch - 40 units

Used for slowing down falls from high mountains and cliffs. It can save you from deadly damage you would take in such a situation.

Paintbrush

Level: 5 - Tools and other items - The most useful engrams - ARK: Survival Evolved Game Guide

Level: 5

Engram Points: 3

Resources:

Hide - 3 units

Wood - 1 unit

Thatch - 10 units

It allows you to paint your items and animals.

Requires paint to work.

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