Select a creature type (also known as a species) to view a list of Ark creature IDs that are specific to that type.
Invertebrates in Ark: Survival Evolved are animals, insects and all other entities that do not have a backbone.
Dinos are one of the most iconic creatures in Ark. Most of them are big.. and dinosaur-looking.
Alpha predators were added with the intention of making the game more difficult. They are the most powerful dinos in the game.
Fantasy creatures are animals in Ark that have never actually existed in the (real) world - they are specific/unique to the game.
Fish in Ark come in all shapes and sizes.. ranging from small coelacanths to huge megalodons. They are native to the water.
Birds are creatures that can fly. They come in all shapes and sizes, just like fish - some are so big that they're classed as dinosaurs!
Mammals are warm-blooded animals. Most mammals in Ark are not aggressive, can be tamed and also hold a saddle.
Reptiles in Ark are cold-blooded creatures that usually have scaly skin.
Event creatures are only genuinely in the game for a short period of time, during events. You can still spawn them in with admin commands.
Bosses are powerful creatures that you must defeat in Ark. Most of them have lairs and take lots of preparation to slay.
Amphibians in Ark are creatures that start out as larvae (with gills) and grow into breathing, land-based creatures.
In Ark, Synapsids are mammal-like creatures - some also share characteristics of reptiles.