ARK 279 update is now available on PCs. The latest Ark Survival Evolve v279 update comes with a Dino TLC phase 2 with various animation, sound, and improvements for various creatures. According to the game developers, 6 creatures receive changes with this patch. This includes the Argentavis, Parasaur, Raptor, Sarcosuchus, Spinosaur, and Triceratops. The update also includes fixes for Ragnarok update which includes fixes for multiple holes, bugged beacons, and floating foliage.

The official ARK 279 Patch Notes is now available. Check out more details below.

ARK 279 Patch Notes

ARK Update 279
ARK Update 279

– Receives a model update, animation update, texture update, and some new abilities:
– Pounce
press c to pounce on a target
pins small targets to ground for short period
press c to attack repeatedly
– Pack Buff
Increases damage resistance
Increases movement speed
Increases attack speed
Lasts 45s

ARK 279
ARK 279

Receives a model update, animation update, texture update, and some new abilities:
– Idles with mouth open now
– Death roll
Grabs its target and rolls dealing damage and disabling them
– Lunge
Can lunge towards a target in front of it
– 180 attack
Can spin in place to attack foes behind it
– Walkable
Allows friendly humans to walk on and stand on its back
Useful in water, you can move them to surface and use as a raft
– Swimming depth
Maintains its current depth when swimming
Can lurk just below the surface
– Piranhas Flee
Piranhas flee when they encounter a Sarcosuchus
Includes nearby ally Sarcos for players

ARK 279 update
ARK 279 update

Receives a model update, animation update, texture update, and some new abilities:
– Water buff
Given when in water
Bonus movement speed
Bonus turning radius
Bonus attack damage
Bonus healing
Persists for short period after leaving the water
– Added Biped/Quadruped toggle C
Biped
Stronger attacks
Can turn in place
Quadruped
Faster movement speed
– Prefers prime fish for taming

ARK 270 Patch Notes
ARK 270 Patch Notes

– Receives a model update, animation update, texture update, and some new abilities:
– Can carry two creatures
C – grabs/releases creatures with beak
Right Click – grabs/releases creatures with claws
– Health regen buff from consuming corpses
– Saddle acts as a mobile crafting station

ARK patch 279
ARK patch 279

Receives a model update, animation update, texture update, and some new abilities:
– Ram
Charge up for short period
Longer it’s charged, the faster it goes
Stuns target when hit
Knocks small dinos away while charging (charge a group of dodos to see)
– Rivalry buff
Given buff when nearby to large carnivores
Increases damage output slightly
Decreases damage taken slightly
Increases health by 10%

ARK Patch Notes
ARK Patch Notes

Receives a sound tweak and some new abilities:
– Alarm mode
Can be put in turret mode and check for nearby threats
Notifies you audibly and visually when threats are present
– Scare small creatures
C when ridden – scares away small/mid creatures
Toggle for alarm mode to have it automatically do it
– Scan
Can trigger a scan (right click) when ridden
Scans for nearby threats
Notifies you visually when threats are present

Other fixes in ARK patch 279

Ragnarok update
Streaming bounds fix to help with memory
Fixed multiple holes, bugged beacons, and floating foliage.
Better lighting around LL dungeon
– Hole fixes for
Aberration
The Center
The Island

Previously, ARK update 278 was released with Dino TLC phase 1.

Check your game update and download the latest ARK 279 patch on your PC.