ARK: Survival Evolved Implements Structures Plus and Kibble Rework

Studio Wildcard has implemented the long awaited Structures Plus update. This brings a large variety of building possibilities. Also, the Kibble system rework implements many important changes. These Kibble system changes give more freedom in the animals you tame. In addition, there are many bug fixes and tweaks as well as specific updates for Playstation 4 and Xbox One.

The update information:

S+

  • Variant System
    • Added Structure variant system to cycle visuals for a structure
  • Structure Pickup
    • Enabled pickup of the following structures:
      • Elevator Platforms
      • Elevator Tracks
      • Electric Generator
      • Grill
      • Industrial Forge
      • Industrial Grinder
      • Chem Bench
      • Fabricator
      • Tek Generator
      • Tek Replicator
      • Tek Transmitter
    • Disabled pickup of Bee Hives
    • Added ServerSettings ini config option StructurePickupHoldDuration to allow unofficials to configure (or disable by setting to 0) the quick-pickup hold duration
    • Changed default for quick-pickup to 0.5 seconds (from 1 second)
  • Structure Additions
    • Added ‘Smooth’ sidewall variants (like the stone foundation) to the stock square foundations [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Thatch, Wood]
    • Triangle foundations [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]
    • Triangle ceilings [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood, Greenhouse]
    • Triangle roofs [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood, Greenhouse]
    • Large (4x height) walls [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]
    • Flexible pipes [Stone, Metal]
    • Flexible electrical cables
    • Stairs (with freely swappable ramp variant) [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]
    • Double door frames [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]
    • Double doors [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]
    • Tek Dedicated storage (Tek structure that allows storing a large amount of a single resource)
    • Fence supports (allows you to build fences that are level along the top) [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]

Kibble Rework

  • Categorized Kibble
  • Creatures prefer their category of Kibble or above
  • Produced
    • Allosaurus – Superior
    • Ankylosaurus – Regular
    • Archaeopteryx – Simple
    • Argentavis – Superior
    • Baryonyx – Regular
    • Basilisk – Exceptional
    • Brontosaurus – Exceptional
    • Carbonemys – Regular
    • Carnotaur – Regular
    • Compy – Simple
    • Dilophosaur – Basic
    • Dimetrodon – Regular
    • Dimorphodon – Simple
    • Diplodocus – Regular
    • Dodo – Basic
    • Featherlight – Basic
    • Gallimimus – Simple
    • Giganotosaurus – Exceptional
    • Glowtail – Basic
    • Hesperornis – Extraordinary
    • Ichthyornis – Simple
    • Iguanodon – Simple
    • Kairuku – Basic
    • Kaprosuchus – Regular
    • Kentrosaurus – Regular
    • Lystrosaurus – Basic
    • Mantis – Superior
    • Megalania – Superior
    • Megalosaurus – Superior
    • Micro Raptor – Simple
    • Morellatops – Simple
    • Moschops – Superior
    • Oviraptor – Simple
    • Snow Owl – Superior
    • Pachycephalosaurus – Simple
    • Pachyrhinosaurus – Regular
    • Parasaur – Basic
    • Pegomastax – Simple
    • Pelagornis – Regular
    • Pteranodon – Simple
    • Pulmonoscorpius – Regular
    • Quetzalcoatlus – Exceptional
    • Raptor – Simple
    • Rex – Exceptional
    • Rock Drake – Extraordinary
    • Sarcosuchus – Regular
    • Spinosaur – Superior
    • Stegosaurus – Regular
    • Tapejera – Superior
    • Terror Bird – Regular
    • Therizinosaurus – Exceptional
    • Thorny Dragon – Regular
    • Titanboa – Superior
    • Triceratops – Simple
    • Troodon – Regular
    • Velonasaur – Regular
    • Vulture – Basic
    • Wyvern – Extraordinary
    • Yutyrannus – Exceptional
  • Preferred
    • Allosaurus – Superior
    • Angler Fish – Regular
    • Ankylosaurus – Regular
    • Araneo – Simple
    • Archaeopteryx – Simple
    • Argentavis – Superior
    • Baryonyx – Regular
    • Basilosaurus – Exceptional
    • Beelzebufo – Regular
    • Brontosaurus – Exceptional
    • Carbonemys – Regular
    • Carnotaur – Regular
    • Castoroides – Superior
    • Daeodon – Superior
    • Dilophosaur – Basic
    • Dimetrodon – Regular
    • Dimorphodon – Simple
    • Diplocaulus – Simple
    • Diplodocus – Regular
    • Direbear – Superior
    • Direwolf – Superior
    • Dodo – Basic
    • Doedicurus – Regular
    • Dunkleosteus – Superior
    • Gallimimus – Simple
    • Gasbags – Superior
    • Giant Bee – Simple
    • Gigantopithecus – Regular
    • Giganotosaurus – Exceptional
    • Griffin – Extraordinary
    • Ichthyornis – Simple
    • Ichthyosaurus – Simple
    • Iguanodon – Simple
    • Kairuku – Basic
    • Kaprosuchus – Regular
    • Karkinos – Exceptional
    • Kentrosaurus – Regular
    • Lymantria – Regular
    • Mammoth – Superior
    • Managarmr – Exceptional
    • Megalania – Extraordinary
    • Megaloceros – Simple
    • Megalodon – Superior
    • Megalosaurus – Superior
    • Megatherium – Superior
    • Mesopithicus – Basic
    • Morellatops – Simple
    • Mosasaurus – Exceptional
    • Onyc – Simple
    • Snow Owl – Superior
    • Pachycephalosaurus – Simple
    • Paraceratherium – Superior
    • Parasaur – Basic
    • Pegomastax – Simple
    • Pelagornis – Regular
    • Phiomia – Basic
    • Plesiosaurus – Superior
    • Pteranodon – Regular
    • Pulmonoscorpius – Regular
    • Purlovia – Regular
    • Quetzalcoatlus – Exceptional
    • Raptor – Simple
    • Rex – Exceptional
    • Rock Elemental – Extraordinary
    • Sabertooth – Regular
    • Sarcosuchus – Regular
    • Spinosaur – Exceptional
    • Stegosaurus – Regular
    • Tapejera – Superior
    • Terror Bird – Regular
    • Therizinosaurus – Exceptional
    • Thorny Dragon – Regular
    • Thylacoleo – Extraordinary
    • Triceratops – Simple
    • Velonasaur – Regular
    • Woolly Rhino – Superior
    • Yutyrannus – Extraordinary

Exploits

  • Fixed exploit related to water well
  • Fixed exploit related to Titan downloads
  • Fixed exploit related to Velonasaurs
  • Fixed exploit related to Platform Saddles

Crashes

  • Fixed crash related to shoulder pets
  • Fixed crash related to Taxidermy    

Managarmr

  • Fixed issue with Managarmr breath causing flyers to teleport
  • Fixed Managarmr’s forward dash not triggering consistently when spamming it
  • When Managarmr freezes a dino with a rider, the rider will no longer be dismounted but rather frozen for 1 second
  • Character frozen visual effect should change more smoothly
  • A player frozen either standing, crouching, or prone can no longer change that state
  • Duration of frozen for player characters is now a function of health and armor rating
  • Duration of frozen for player characters is significantly reduced overall
  • Cheat spawning a dino should no longer cause you to get stuck on that dino if it dies while being frozen by Managarmar Ice breath
  • Reduced Managarmr ice breath damage ~25%
  • Added new freeze immune icon

Environments

  • Fixed buildable space outside of bounds
  • Fixed multiple holes and meshing locations
  • Moved Desert Titan player spawn point to an area inside the structure prevention zone
  • Fixed climbable trees in Extinction

Kairuku

  • Base affinity increased by 30% now that it has a preferred kibble

Ice Wyverns

  • Fixed creature icon being blank

Item Stacks

  • Fixed ConfigOverrideItemMaxQuantity issue with RawPrimeMeat

Mosasaurus

  • Reduced Mosasaurus speed per level up by 50%     

Manta

  • Reduced Manta speed per level up by 75%

Gasbags

  • Set gasbags to mature at the rate of Wooly Rhinos due to similar utility capabilities

Giganotosaurus

  • Increased damage required to enrage a giga by 55%

Corrupted Heart

  • Fixed item to use correct icon

Mind Wipe

  • Characters can be respeced once every 24 hours

UI

  • Improved search filtering on inventory and crafting menus

Elevators

  • Set Primitive Elevator Platforms and Tracks to be craftable by wood instead of requiring fungal wood

Additional Playstation 4 and Xbox One updates:

Exploits

  • Fixed exploit related to Tek Swords
  • Fixed exploit related to Rafts on Center

Managarmr

  • Fixed managarmr space launch bug 
  • Managarmr ice breath is no longer stopped by Dino Leash
  • Speculative fix for the Managarmr breath client crash
  • Whistle Stop and Whistle Follow will interrupt the current ability
  • Ice breath freeze amount is now more significantly reduced by distance
  • Clamped forward dash movement to horizontal plane

Cryopods

  • Disable following after releasing from Cryo
  • Now show gender in the tooltip
  • Tribe log displays the name of the cryopod owner who’s cryopod broke
  • Fix for dino owner not transferring when stealing a cryopod with a dino in it

Environments

  • Removed the Ruins of Nosti gate
  • Reduced shadow cost of some meshes

Defenders

  • Defenders are harvestable for light robotic materials

Bear Traps

  • Bear traps are now placeable again!

Tek Dinos

  • Now drop electronics/metal as intended

Movement

  • Fixed players getting stuck when walking off foundations in single player

Desert Titan

  • Reduced tamed Desert Titan total hp by 1/3

To see the last update, check out our previous post here.

Xycor

Xycor

I am an artist mainly focusing in drawing, photography and 3D rendering. I enjoy anime and gaming, which most of my art revolves around. I also have interest in tech and like to assemble computer systems.

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