Ark Survival Evolved Update 2.68 Patch Notes; Out for Fear Evolved 5 This Oct. 26 (Update)

Ark Survival Evolved Update 2.68

Studio Wildcard is giving Ark players some Halloween treats, as the Ark Survival Evolved update 2.68 patch is out this October 26, and this is for Fear Evolved 5! There are new chibis, creepy costumes, and more! Check out the trailer, and other details in the patch notes below.

Ark Survival Evolved Update 2.68 Patch Notes | Ark Survival Evolved Fear Evolved 5 Patch Notes:

Update: Studio Wildcard has issued a list of fixes for the console versions!

Balance
Blood Stalker

  • Reduced piercing damage from 85% to 65%.
  • Players grappled now get a 20 second immunity buff from being webbed by the Bloodstalker again
  • No longer unequips player’s melee weapon when webbed

Wyverns

  • Reduced Wyvern HP gained per level by approximately 20%
  • Reduced armour penetration on Lightning Wyvern beam attack by approx 20%
  • Buffed Fire Wyvern right-click attack by approx 30%
  • Prevented Void Wyvern from performing a right-click attack unless mounted by a rider
  • Adjusted Wyvern base drag weight to match Crystal Wyverns so that they behave similarly against items that take this into consideration, such as the Net Ammo. (Therefore Fire, Lightning, and Poison Wyverns can now be netted).

Noglin 

  • Now targetable by Plant X
  • Takes reduced damage from Plant X when attached to a player

Net Ammo

  • Increased durability usage on Harpoon Gun for net ammo specifically. Cost per net fired increased by approx 250%
  • Increased weight of weight ammo from 0.2 to 2.0

Mammoth

  • Prevented being dismounted from creature when you are buffed by the Mammoth
  • Mammoth war drummer now gets 40% damage mitigation whilst drumming

Shadowmane

  • Reduced the range the stun attack can target horizontally by 20%
  • Increased the holding space bar jump distance by 20%
  • Reduced how many targets the Shadowmane can chain stun when right-click is held to 7 targets from 15 targets
  • Increased cooldown of teleport attack from 4.5 seconds to 15 seconds and each target added increases the cooldown by 2 seconds rather than 1 second – Increased the length of the immunity buff after a player has been stunned by the Shadowmane from 30 seconds to 50 seconds.
  • Reduced passive creature armour from 124 to 80 and reduces its armour gained per level by 35%

Global Stun Immunity Buff

The following dismounts will now respect an overriding dismount immunity buff when the effect is created by any of the following creatures and items:

  • Void Wyvern
  • Shadowmane
  • Netgun
  • Flash bang (Plant Z Grenade)

Miscellaneous Balance

  • Prevented the Exo mek from filling turrets that have recently fired
  • Increased Megalosaurus damage with the night time buff by approx 25%
  • Increased Tek Turret HP by 100%

Quality of Life and Misc.

  • Increased slots on the Industrial Grinder from 60 to 120
  • Expanded the Tek Cloner register range by 3x
  • Reduced Tek Surveillance Console Stack Size from 100 to 5
  • Display a HUD whilst holding H with tek Glove equipped displaying player location and upload timer
  • Increased Magmasaur’s smelting output by 100%
  • Enabled auto-harvest on Ankylosaurus
  • Enabled breeding on Rockdrakes
  • Enabled breeding on Achatina ;)
  • Fixed some exploits
  • Fixed a bug where TEK Stryders and MEKs would not regain health in stasis
  • Fixed a bug where MEK modules would lose durability when released from cryopod
  • Two new admin commands: cheat drainwater <number> and cheat drainfood <number>
  • Fixed a bug where the Dedicated Storage Box would ignore stack modifiers in server config files
  • Fixed a bug where caused Plant Z to no longer heal dinos
  • Fixed a bug where Soap would remove textures from some structures
  • Fixed a bug where Cosmetics on the Shadowmane would not retain their colour

Fear Evolved 5 Event Details:

Schedule: From October 26th to November 9th : ARK will be teeming with spook-tackular new chibis making their ARK debut, cutting edge fashion, and eerie event creatures all resplendent in moonlit pumpkin patches and Hallow’s Eve festivities!

This event can be manually activated with the server arg parameter: -ActiveEvent=FearEvolved

Dates October 26th to November 9th

Rates

  • Official Servers: 3x XP, Harvesting, Taming, and Breeding, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
  • Small Tribe Servers: 4.5x XP, 4.5x Harvesting, 4.5x Taming, and 4x Breeding, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
  • ARKPocalypse: 5x XP, 5x Harvesting, 5x Taming, and 5x Breeding, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
  • Conquest: 4.5x XP, 4.5x Harvesting, 4.5x Taming, and 4x Breeding, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus

ARK Survival Evolved Screenshot 2021.10.12 - 12.54.43.11_2.jpg

Go scouting for all the past Fear Evolved content while treating yourself to 5 new spooky themed chibi’s, 2 new full-body skins, and 4 new shirt prints to add to your growing collection!

Spooky Encounters

  • DodoRex (Untamable Boss)
  • DodoWyvern (Untamable Boss)
  • Zomdodo
  • Zombie Fire Wyvern (claimable & persist after Fear Evolved)
  • Zombie Lightning Wyvern (claimable & persist after Fear Evolved)
  • Zombie Poison Wyvern (claimable & persist after Fear Evolved)
  • Skeletal Giganotosaurus
  • Skeletal Quetzal
  • Skeletal Jerboa
  • Bone Fire Wyvern
  • Skeletal Bronto
  • Skeletal Stego
  • Skeletal Trike
  • Skeletal Raptor
  • Skeletal Rex
  • Skeletal Carnotaurus
  • Ghost Reaper (Surface reapers)
  • Ghost Bulbdog
  • Ghost Rex
  • Ghost Basilisk
  • Ghost Snow Owl
  • Ghost Mantis
  • Ghost Direwolf

Event Chibis (acquired via killing Dodowyvern/Dodorex or Cooking Pot recipe)

  • The Witching Owl *new*
  • Ghost Direwolf *new*
  • Ghost Basilisk *new*
  • Ghost Rex *new*
  • Ghost Mantis *new*
  • Skeletal Giganotosaurus
  • Skeletal Quetzal
  • Skeletal Jerboa
  • Skeletal Bronto
  • Skeletal Stego
  • Skeletal Trike
  • Skeletal Raptor
  • Skeletal Rex
  • Skeletal Carnotaurus
  • Bone Wyvern
  • Zombie Wyvern

Ghost Creature Skins (acquired via killing Ghost creatures)

  • Reaper
  • Bulbdog
  • Rex
  • Basilisk
  • Snow Owl
  • Mantis
  • Direwolf

Items 

  • Pumpkin
  • Stolen Headstone
  • Scarecrow
  • Dinosaur Bone
  • Dino Candy Corn

Emotes (acquired via Cooking Pot recipe)

  •  Scare Emote
  •  Knock Emote
  •  Zombie Emote
  •  Dance Emote
  •  Panic Emote

Skins (acquired via Cooking Pot recipe)

  • Strawman costume *new*
  • Skeleton costume *new*
  • Skelly Print Shirt *new*
  • Tentacle Print Shirt *new*
  • ZombDodo Print Shirt *new*
  • Zombie Wyvern Print Shirt *new*
  • Reaper Swimsuit Skin
  • Jack-O-Lantern Swimsuit Skin
  • Pumpkin Helmet Skin
  • Headless Costume Skin
  • Hockey Mask Skin
  • Araneo Swimsuit Skins
  • Onyc Swimsuit Skins
  • Vampire Dodo Swimsuit Skins

Creature Event Colors

  • Dino Darker Grey
  • Dino Light Blue
  • Dino Dark Yellow
  • DragonBase1
  • Light Brown
  • Light Grey
  • Dino Light Brown
  • Dino Dark Brown
  • DragonFire
  • Vermillion
  • ActualBlack
  • MidnightBlue
  • MediumAutumn
  • DarkWarmGray
  • Orange
  • DarkLavender
  • Jade

Source: Survive the Ark

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