ARK: Survival Evolved achievements

ARK: Survival Evolved

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There are 33 ARK: Survival Evolved achievements (18 without DLC) worth 4,425 (1,500)

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Master Zoologist in ARK: Survival Evolved

Master Zoologist531 (100)

Tame at least one of every tameable creature on the ARK

  • Unlocked by 1,593 tracked gamers (12% - TA Ratio = 5.30) 13,111  

Achievement Guide for Master Zoologist

1,459,412 (866,828)
Achievement won on 19 Jul 17
TA Score for this game: 4,425
Posted on 18 July 17 at 10:36, Edited on 12 May 18 at 16:36
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Yeah, more codes. This list is as of 9/28/2017.

If you see any codes that don't work, please let me know.

Edit: in order to get this, you have to have checkmark on all the dossiers of the creatures in your log. If there's no place for a checkmark, you can skip that one.

You MUST have the creature dossier before taming a creature. I suggest following my guide for Veteran Paleontologist before starting (and you can knock out that achievement too!)
ARK: Survival EvolvedVeteran PaleontologistThe Veteran Paleontologist achievement in ARK: Survival Evolved worth 215 pointsUnlock all the Explorer Notes on ARK Prime

WARNING: ascending may erase your progress. Better to do that either first, or do all of these codes first. The are a lot.

Edit: THC Robs95 let me know that this popped in a game where another player spawned the creatures and tamed them. Both players got the achievement. DephoZ confirmed that if you are in a tribe with another person, each of you can get the achievement if one of you does a code, so you can split the work. (See the comments.) At worst, you'll all have to complete the list just as normal.

Open the command box at the pause screen by pressing cn_LB+cn_RB+cn_X+cn_Y. Then type in the codes below, press the Admin Command button, and back out. Once you spawn them, you will have to look at them (so that the tag shows, such as Allosaurus), then pause again and type "dotame" (NOT "forcetame"). The creature needs to be in the center of your screen, which can be a pain with insects and fast creatures. Use can use the "kill" command if you have too many with you and/or they're interfering with your taming.

DephoZ confirmed in the comments that you can save time by force taming the creatures as they spawn. Type the following, with the correct creature where XXXX is:

Gmsummon "XXXX_character_bp_c"1

so something like:

Gmsummon "Achatina_character_bp_c"1

In the creature dossiers, once you've tamed a creature there will be a checkmark, so you can see whether or not you've already gotten it. Unfortunately, the achievement tracker does not move for this one.

There are ~90 codes in all. Some are land creatures, some are sea creatures. Sea creatures can be insta-tamed the same as land creatures; they'll just die out of water. (Makes sense to me.)

Edit: Apparently, there was a difference in the quotation marks that I used in Word and the ones here. I changed the characters, so they should work. Let me know if there's an issue in the comments.

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