General Rules

  • Across all global Ark Unleashed platforms, only English must be spoken, other languages can be spoken in the tribe, ally chat, and private messages.
  • We do not refund any items or dinos lost due to game bugs or server crashes.
  • Respect all players and members of staff on all Ark Unleashed platforms.
  • Selling in-game items for real-world money is not allowed and will lead to you getting banned.
  • Trolling of any kind that has a negative effect on a player or the community experience is not allowed.
  • Language which contains abuse, harassment, homophobic slurs, racism, or language of similar nature is not allowed.
  • Posting any kind of personal information is not allowed.
  • Any type of media (videos, pictures, links, etc…) with inappropriate content is not allowed.
  • All names must not include any sort of vulgar, hateful, racist, homophobic or anything of a similar nature.

General Game Rules

  • If you are inactive for 14 days or more, your base, items, and creatures will be removed.
    • If you connect your Discord to your in-game character your decay timer will be increased to 21 days.
    • This does not apply to those who have the immunity donation perk.
  • Crashing the servers on purpose is not allowed. 
  • DDOS’ing the servers is not allowed.
  • Helping players without first asking their permission is not allowed. 
  • You must disable any visible range viewer once finished with (eg. S+ show range).
  • Giving away free items or dinos is not allowed.
  • Leaving tamed creatures on the Obelisks is not allowed.
  • Leaving creatures on wander and/or aggressive is not allowed.
  •  Leaving tames that are unattended in caves that could leave a negative effect on another player’s experience is not allowed.
  • Kiting wild dinos or anything of a similar nature to a player’s base or dinos is not allowed.
  • Drowning and killing offline players is not allowed.
  • Using macros, scripts, or any third-party software is not allowed.
  • Intentionally duping items, tames, or characters are not allowed.
  • Loot beacons are claimed by the first player to arrive at it.
    • If someone steals a beacon from you and you arrived first, we require video footage as proof.
  • Dropping fertile eggs such as wyvern, rock drake, Deinonychus, or of similar nature is not allowed.
    • This will lead to a negative effect on players’ experience by blocking spawns.

Building Rules

  • You are allowed one base and one outpost per map. Your outpost can be as follows:
    • Platform of any kind (eg. tree or cliff platform)
    • Raft or Platform saddle (does not count if returned to the main base)
    • Small base that does not exceed 10x10x4
  • Blocking access to the artifact caves, obelisk terminals or boss terminals is not allowed.
  • Building in artifact caves is not allowed.
  • Pillar, foundation, or any kind of structure spam is not allowed.
  • Blocking land paths, if it obvious entry and exit to certain areas are not allowed.
  • Taming pens, fishing spots must be taken down as soon as you are finished using them.
  • Building placeholders to reserve land is not allowed.
  • Blocking or building around beacons or loot crates is not allowed, 
  • Building small 1×1 bases / outposts or that of a similar nature, next to loot crates (eg. desert loot crates) is not allowed.
  • Building on world spawn points is not allowed.
  • Structures must not block 5 or more resources (Click here for a list of resources this rule applies to).
  • Bases with a large amount of empty space that is not being used are not allowed.
  • Blocking or Building in beaver dam spawns is not allowed.
  • Building mechanics that are unintended is not allowed, structures must have a clear connection to the world. (eg. Floating structures).
  • All oil veins must remain unlocked at all times.
  • Blocking or building on oil veins is not allowed.
  • Spawn Blocker must not be placed anywhere else besides inside your base your own base.
    • Ones placed in the open world or not near your base will be automatically wiped.

Aberration Rules

  • All Gas collectors must be unlocked.
  • Blocking or building around Gas Collectors is not allowed.
  • Blocking or building around charge nodes is not allowed.
  • Blocking or building around Plant Z is not allowed.
  • Building or blocking surface entrance caves is not allowed.
  • Blocking rivers is not allowed.

Extinction Rules

  • Building around or blocking city terminals is not allowed.
  • Do not get involved in titan fights if players are engaged in one unless you have permission to be involved.
  • Building around OSDs and Element Veins are not allowed.
  • Constantly farming titans is not allowed by the same tribe or player nonstop is not allowed.
    • Allow for others to have a chance to experience killing titans.
    • If there is no one in the queue, you are free to farm them.