Ark Ichthyosaurus Guide (How to Tame, Drops, Food, Location…)

Ark Ichthyosaurus

The Ichthyosaurus Curiosa is a water creature with a carnivorous diet with a curious temperament that was seen around the elate Triassic to early Jurassic period.

Ichthyosaurus have a resemblance to dolphins with a similar body and longer nose while appearing to be just as intelligent and friendly as well.

Ichthyosaurus tend to swim around in different depths of the ocean, remaining peaceful but also curious at times.

These creatures do not fear humans and will even swim up to them to help those who are drowning and even accept food out of their hands.

Tamed Ichthyosaurus are some of the fastest underwater creatures around and this makes them worth taming for tribes.

Dossier

Dossier Summary

This creature is smaller than most water creatures and in turn is much faster than most of them which makes them essential for tribes when it comes to scouting.

The Ichthyosaurus is classified as an aquatic reptile regardless of the fact that it appears to be a fish or an ocean mammal to most tribes.

Most tribes would make use of these creatures due to their fast speed when either starting out or scouting around as they can travel through water very fast and quickly get from one place to another.

Even though these creatures are fast, tribes are still able to tame then since they are friendly and will pretty much approach the survivor to eat food offered to them.

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Uses

Scout

Ichthyosaurus are known for being very fast and are mainly utilized for scouting the waters or travelling around fast when a tribe is starting out.

How to Tame Ichthyosaurus?

It is very easy to tame an Ichthyosaurus as they are passive tames and will actually approach the player that is near them.

You can easily feed the Ichthyosaur until the taming bar is full.

Food

Kibble

  • Simple Kibble

Other Food

  • Raw Mutton
  • Cooked Lamb Chop
  • Raw Prime Meat
  • Cooked Prime Meat
  • Raw Prime Fish Meat
  • Raw Meat
  • Cooked Prime Fish Meat
  • Cooked Meat
  • Raw Fish Meat
  • Cooked Fish Meat

Saddle

Ichthyosaurus Saddle

Ichthyosaurus Saddle crafting resources:

  • 50 × Fiber
  • 8 x Flint
  • 10 x Metal
  • 55 × Hide
  • 20 × Wood

Breeding

Baby

After two Ichthyosaurus mate, the female will go through gestation before giving birth to a Baby Ichthyosaurus.

Drops

Resources Harvested From Ichthyosaurus Body

  • Raw eat

Location

Ichthyosaurus are found usually around shallow waters but can sometimes be seen swimming out of their comfort zone.

Maps where the Ichthyosaurus spawns:

  • The Island
  • The Center
  • Ragnarok
  • Valguero

Ichthyosaurus Spawn Location:

The following are spawn maps where the Ichthyosaurus can be found

The Island: https://ark.gamepedia.com/Spawn_Map_(The_Island)

The Center: https://ark.gamepedia.com/Spawn_Map_(The_Center)

Ragnarok: https://ark.gamepedia.com/Spawn_Map_(Ragnarok)

Overview

While the Ichthyosaurus is not really the best mount for fighting, these creatures can easily get you from one area to another when travelling through the water.

Underwater treasures and resources become easy to collect with this creature as most creatures tend not to chase after it due to its speed.

Whether you need to get to a location early on when starting out or simply need to do some scouting via the water, the Ichthyosaurus is a good choice when it comes to speed in the water.

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