ARK Christmas Event 2022 (Winter Wonderland 7)

In order to celebrate this year’s Christmas along with the users, ARK Survival Evolved has released a winter-themed holiday in-game event called Winter Wonderland 7 (ARK Christmas Event 2022).

ARK Christmas event (Winter Wonderland 7) which starts on December 14th’ 2022 and ends on January 9th’ 2023.

The event will be there for a span of 27 days and it’s the continuation of last year’s Christmas event.

During this event the RaptorClaus (a Raptor is dressed just like a SantaClaus) will be flying on all the maps in his Sleigh. It will be dropping off the loots and also Mistletoe, Coal to the survivors in the Island.

In the event GachaClaus will also be helping the RaptorClaus to spread the holidays. The GachaClaus also roams all over the maps looking for eager receipts. You can exchange coal for holiday-themed items with the GachaClaus.

ARK Winter Wonderland 2022

How to Activate the Winter Wonderland 7 in ARK?

You can activate the ARK Winter Wonderland 2022 event manually (PS4, PC, Xbox, Xbox One…) with the server arg parameter: -ActiveEvent=WinterWonderland.

Adding the above command in the configuration files will help you to activate the ARK winter event.

You can see below what this year’s ARK Winter Wonderland 7 event looks like:

Event Rate

*Note that these bonuses are multiplicative of the game’s standard 1x rates.

  • Official Servers: 3x XP, Harvesting, Taming, and Breeding (imprint, maturation, hatch/gestation), 0.5x Mating Interval, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
  • Small Tribe Servers: 4.5x XP, 4.5x Harvesting, 4.5x Taming, and 4x Breeding (imprint, maturation, hatch/gestation), 0.5x Mating Interval, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
  • ARKPocalypse: 5x XP, 5x Harvesting, 5x Taming, and 5x Breeding (imprint, maturation, hatch/gestation), 0.5x Mating Interval, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
  • Conquest: 4.5x XP, 4.5x Harvesting, 4.5x Taming, and 4x Breeding (imprint, maturation, hatch/gestation), 0.5x Mating Interval, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus

Event Creatures

  • RaptorClaus
  • GachaClaus

Event Emotes

  • Santa Laugh Emote
  • Caroling Emote
  • Happy Clap Emote
  • Nutcracker Dance Emote

Event Skins

  • Full-body Santa Costume
  • Animated TV Show Parasaur Skin
  • 3 New Male & Female Christmas-themed Sweater Skins
  • 4 New Christmas-themed Beanie Skins
  • Rex Sweater Skin
  • Carolers Sweater Skin
  • Bulbdog Sweater Skin
  • Blue Winter Beanie
  • Purple Winter Beanie
  • Green Winter Beanie
  • Male and Female Noglin Swimsuit Skin
  • Male and Female Yeti Swimsuit Skin
  • Candy Cane Club Skin
  • Christmas Bola Skin
  • Nutcracker Slingshot Skin
  • Dino Ornament Swim Bottom Skin
  • Dino Ornament Swim Top Skin
  • Jerboa Wreath Swim Bottom Skin
  • Jerboa Wreath Swim Top Skin
  • Ugly Bronto Sweater Skin
  • Ugly Carno Sweater Skin
  • Ugly Chibi Sweater Skin
  • Gray Winter Beanie Skin
  • Purple Winter Beanie Skin
  • Red Winter Beanie Skin
  • Felt Reindeer Antlers Skin
  • Santa Hat Skin

Event Chibis

  • Andrewsarchus *NEW*
  • Pachy *NEW*
  • Fenrir *NEW*
  • Diplodocus *NEW*
  • Festival Lights *NEW*

Red & green variants of the 4 light pets in costume

Event Items

  • Festive Dino Candy
  • Holiday Lights
  • Holiday Stocking
  • Holiday Tree
  • Gift Box
  • Snowman
  • Wreath

Wild Creature Colors

  • DinoAlbino *NEW*
  • DarkViolet *NEW*
  • Lavender *NEW*
  • LightGrey *NEW*
  • DinoLightPurple *NEW*
  • Glacial *NEW*
  • PowderBlue *NEW*
  • DinoLightBlue *NEW*
  • DragonGreen0 *NEW*
  • DarkRed *NEW*
  • Actual Black *NEW*
  • Cyan *NEW*
  • DeepPink *NEW*
  • DarkPurple *NEW*
  • Mint *NEW*
  • Lavender *NEW*
  • Dino Light Purple *NEW*
  • Dino Light Blue *NEW*
  • DragonGreen0 *NEW*
  • Jade
  • PineGreen
  • SpruceGreen
  • DarkMagenta
  • Glacial
  • PowderBlue
  • Teal
  • DarkViolet
  • Red
  • Green
  • Light Grey
  • Light Red
  • Yellow
  • Dark Red
  • Dino Light Red
  • Dino Light Green
  • Dino Medium Green
  • Dino Albino
  • NearWhite

All of the base game dino colors will be disabled so that only the colours above plus the legacy Winter Wonderland colors will be available for spawns

Happy Christmas from ProGameTalk Team!

We wish everyone a Happy Christmas and hope you enjoy the new event features brought to you by Ark Winter Wonderland 7!

Keep grinding and taming everyone, there is a lot to be obtained and some of these can even persist after the event has ended, so don’t miss.

Michael James

Michael James has been an avid gamer since he was young. He loves to play video games and enjoys writing about it to share his experience and ideas with others. Aside from playing, he also enjoys helping other gamers both ingame and on-site.

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