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How To Craft & Use Tranquilizer Ammo In ARK Survival Ascended

Put down dinosaurs or enemy adventurers with our guide on how to craft and use Tranquilizer ammunitions in ARK Surivival Ascended.
How To Craft & Use Tranquilizer Ammo In ARK Survival Ascended
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Whether your goal is to tame a dinosaur or subdue a dangerous one to free yourself from its grasp (or jaws), your most reliable option is to employ tranquilizers. These tranquilizers come in various forms within the world of ARK Survival Ascended, and understanding how to obtain them, the different types available, and their effectiveness in specific situations is a crucial element for ensuring your survival.

In this guide, we will dissect the various types of tranquilizer ammunition in ARK Survival Ascended, delve into the process of crafting them, and explore their practical applications in the game. So, without further ado, let's jump right into the details.

How to Craft Tranquilizer Ammo in ARK Survival Ascended

First and foremost, there are various types of tranquilizer ammunition that players can craft in ARK Survival Ascended. These include Tranq Darts, Tranq Arrows, Tranq Spear Bolts, and Shocking Tranquilizer Darts. Some of these types require the use of other forms of tranquilizer ammo to craft, and we'll provide the crafting recipes for each of them below.

Ark Survival Ascended Tranquilizer Ammo How To Craft Recipes below
Below are the varied recipes needed to create tranquilizer-type ammunition in ARK Survival Ascended. (Picture: Shane / Studio Wildcard)

Tranquilizer Arrows

  • Ingredients:
    • 3 × Narcotic
    • 2 × Metal Ingot or Scrap Metal Ingot
    • 1 × Simple Rifle Ammo

Tranquilizer Darts

  • Ingredients:
    • 1 × Stone Arrow
    • 1 × Narcotic

Tranquilizer Spear Bolts

  • Ingredients:
    • 1 × Spear Bolt
    • 1 × Tranquilizer Dart

Shocking Tranquilizer Darts

  • Ingredients:
    • 3 × Bio Toxin
    • 2 × Metal Ingot or Scrap Metal Ingot
    • 1 × Tranquilizer Dart

How to Use Tranquilizer Ammo in ARK Survival Ascended

Next, it's crucial to understand that each type of tranquilizer ammunition can only be used with specific weapons in the game. This means that even if you possess Tranquilizer Darts, for example, you won't be able to utilize them unless you have the corresponding weapon capable of firing them, such as the Longneck Rifle.

Ark Survival Ascended Tranquilizer Ammo Uses Enemies and Dinos
Tranquilizer ammo can be useful not only for taming dinosaurs but can also be used on other players/enemies to give you a chance to run away or take them out. (Picture: Shane / Studio Wildcard)

Knowing how to effectively employ these types of ammunition is of paramount importance, as they can often be obtained from Loot Crates and are instrumental in dealing with formidable dinosaurs (whether for taming or evading them) and even other players who might be eyeing your resources. Below is a brief breakdown of how each tranquilizer ammo type is utilized in ARK Survival Ascended:

  • Tranquilizer Arrow: Compatible with the Bow, Compound Bow, and Crossbow.
  • Tranquilizer Dart: Used with the Longneck Rifle.
  • Tranquilizer Spear Bolt: Fired from the Harpoon Launcher.
  • Shocking Tranquilizer Dart: Also compatible with the Longneck Rifle.

And there you have it - a quick and comprehensive overview of how to craft each type of Tranquilizer Ammunition in ARK Survival Ascended and how to utilize them in the game to handle the various threats you encounter on the Island. Their utility cannot be overstated, so ensure you have an adequate supply to effectively navigate the challenges, and as always, best of luck out there.