ARK Survival Evolved Guide: How To Find Resources And Black Pearls

Scavenging and foraging in ARK: Survival Evolved.

Posted By | On 07th, Sep. 2017 Under Video Game Tips | Follow This Author @Pramath1605

ARK: Survival Evolved is a game about, well, survival, which means that you only ever have what you can scavenge and forage from the environment. Having these resources can be the difference between life and death in this game- so you need to know exactly how and where to find them. That’s where we come in with this guide!

Black Pearls

A mid-late game resource; you can find them by killing the creatures on all corners of ‘The Island’ map. The creatures you can kill to harvest these are:

  • Deathworm
  • Eurypterid
  • Ammonite
  • Trilobite
  • Tusoteuthis
  • Alpha Mosasaurus

The following resources can either be gained directly from the source, or by killing a dinosaur which nets you the best chances of getting them.

  • Wood can be obtained from Tress using a hatchet or obtained from Therizinosaur and Mammoth.
  • Silk can be obtained from Plants or obtained from Lymantria.
  • Thatch can be obtained from Tress using a pick or from Brontosaurus.
  • Tree Sap can be obtained from Redwood Trees, Joshua Trees using Tree Sap Tap.
  • Hide can be obtained from Corpses using a hatchet or from Therizinosaur.
  • Flint can be obtained from Rock using a Pick or from Ankylosaurus.
  • Obsidian can be obtained from Black Rocks using a pick or from Ankylosaurus.
  • Chitin can be obtained from corpses of insects using a hatchet or from Direwolf.
  • Keratin can be obtained from corpses of animals using a hatchet or from Therizinosaur.
  • Oil can be obtained from  oil rocks using a oick or from Dunkleosteus.
  • Pelt can be obtained from Raptor.
  • Metal can be obtained from Ankylosaurus.
  • Crystal can be obtained from Ankylosaurus.
  • Sillica Pearls can be obtained from Anglerfish
  • Sulfur can be obtained from mountains using a pickaxe or from Ankylosaurus.
  • Fiber can be obtained from Plants or obtained from Therizinosaur and Gigantopithecus.
  • Stone can be obtained from rocks and ground using a hatchet or from Doedicurus.

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