ARK Mods and Settings

Currently online ARK servers: https://www.ldsgamers.com/game-servers

The mods can be pre-downloaded by subscribing to them here: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2351741175

Mod list

We use the following mods on our ARK servers, in the following load order:

  1. HG Stacking Mod 1000-50
  2. Structures Plus
  3. Castles, Keeps and Forts: Remastered
  4. Castles, Keeps and Forts: Science Fiction
  5. eco Trees
  6. Awesome Spyglass!
  7. Homing Pigeon
  8. Death Helper
  9. XP Kibble
  10. Dino Tracker
  11. Custom Dino Levels (server-side, only on non-Ragnarok maps)
  12. Dino Storage v2

Server settings summary

  • PvE only
  • Wild dinos are up to level 150
  • Faster taming: 3x
  • Faster breeding: 8x egg hatching and maturation, 1/8 mating cooldown
  • Faster harvesting: 2x overall + another 1.25x for dinos
  • Faster experience gain: 3x + 1.25x for kills
  • Death bags last much longer
  • Reduced food and water drain, including tamed dinos
  • Fuel lasts twice as long
  • Flyer speed leveling
  • Nights are half duration (except Aberration)
  • Minor stat boosts to some stats for players and dinos
  • All maps have a Ragnarok-like distribution of wild dino levels

Mod settings summary

  • Awesome spyglass does not show outlines
  • Range of most S+ structures increased to 50 foundations
  • S+ engrams replace vanilla engrams (Use S+ Converter to get vanilla parts)
  • S+ Root Beer Barrel crafts at twice the speed
  • S+ Industrial Forge and Tek Replicator are smaller
  • Nanny feeds dinos more often
  • Element lasts 48 hours in the Tek Generator
  • Dino Tracker can only track tamed dinos and tribe members

Detailed settings

This list includes only settings not at their defaults and that are meaningful to list. The complete list can be found on the official ARK wiki: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Server_configuration

Game.ini
[/Script/ShooterGame.ShooterGameMode]
bAllowFlyerSpeedLeveling=True
BabyCuddleIntervalMultiplier=0.4
BabyMatureSpeedMultiplier=8.0
CropDecaySpeedMultiplier=1.25
DinoHarvestingDamageMultiplier=1.25
bDisableStructurePlacementCollision=True
EggHatchSpeedMultiplier=8.0
FuelConsumptionIntervalMultiplier=2.0
GlobalItemDecompositionTimeMultiplier=3.0
KillXPMultiplier=1.25
LayEggIntervalMultiplier=1.25
MatingIntervalMultiplier=0.125
MaxAlliancesPerTribe=20
MaxTribesPerAlliance=20
# 0: Health  1: Stamina  4: Food  5: Water  7: Weight
# 8: MeeleDamageMultiplier / Charge Emission Range  9: Speed
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed[0]=0.3
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed[1]=1.1
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed[7]=1.1
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed[8]=0.25
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed_Add[0]=0.24
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed_Add[1]=1.4
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed_Add[7]=1.1
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed_Add[8]=0.22
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed_Add[9]=1.4
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed_Affinity[0]=0.54
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed_Affinity[1]=1.1
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed_Affinity[7]=1.1
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_DinoTamed_Affinity[8]=0.54
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_Player_Add[0]=1.2
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_Player_Add[4]=1.25
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_Player_Add[5]=1.25
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_Player_Add[7]=1.2
PerLevelStatsMultiplier_Player_Add[9]=1.2
bPvEDisableFriendlyFire=True
StructureDamageRepairCooldown=180
SupplyCrateLootQualityMultiplier=3.0
TamedDinoCharacterFoodDrainMultiplier=0.5
UseCorpseLifeSpanMultiplier=32.0
bUseCorpseLocator=True
 
GameUserSettings.ini
[ServerSettings]
AllowCaveBuildingPvE=False
AllowFlyerCarryPvE=True
CrossARKAllowForeignDinoDownloads=True
DifficultyOffset=1.0
HarvestAmountMultiplier=2.0
MaxTamedDinos=5000.000000
NightTimeSpeedScale=1.5
OverrideOfficialDifficulty=5.0
PerPlatformMaxStructuresMultiplier=10.0
PlayerCharacterFoodDrainMultiplier=0.75
PlayerCharacterWaterDrainMultiplier=0.5
PreventDownloadDinos=False
PreventDownloadItems=False
PreventDownloadSurvivors=False
PreventUploadDinos=False
PreventUploadItems=False
PreventUploadSurvivors=False
serverPVE=True
ShowFloatingDamageText=True
ShowMapPlayerLocation=True
StructurePickupHoldDuration=0.500000
TamingSpeedMultiplier=3.0
XPMultiplier=3.0

[AwesomeSpyGlass]
AllowOutline=False

[StructuresPlus]
BeeHiveWateringRangeInFoundations=50
BeerBarrelCraftingSpeed=2
DisableSmoothBuild=True
EnableEngramOverride=True
FarmerRangeInFoundations=50
GardenerRangeInFoundations=50
HatcheryRangeInFoundations=50
IndustrialForgeScaleMultiplier=0.5
ItemAggregatorRangeInFoundations=50
ItemCollectorRangeInFoundations=50
NannyIntervalInSeconds=25
NannyRangeInFoundations=50
RemoveLearnedEngramRequirementFromConverter=false
ReplicatorScaleMultiplier=0.8
ResourcePullRangeInFoundations=50
ResourceTransferCooldown=0.2
TekGeneratorFuelUseIntervalInSeconds=172800

[DinoTracker] 
DisableWildTracking=True
DisableWildFindButton=True
DisableTribememberTracking=False
DisableDeathTracking=True
DisableAllyTracking=True
DisableWildCoordinates=True

Revision #11
Created Sat, Apr 24, 2021 4:12 PM by Rathios
Updated Sun, Oct 17, 2021 3:12 PM by Rathios