ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved

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Pokeballs - Dino Storage (2.6.3 Beta)
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Pokeballs - Dino Storage (2.6.3 Beta)

This mod brings the concept of Pokeballs into the world of ARK.
Mod ID: 955655993

I intend this to be a fun alternative to the standard KO-and-feed method.
Simply craft a Pokeball, equip it, and throw it at your target dino.

Each Pokeball type (Pokeball, Greatball, Ultraball, Masterball) has its own catch rate, with Master ball being 100%.
Calculation is based off of a few important factors:
- The dino's missing health
- The dino's max health
- The Pokeball's Type
- A random factor (1-5%)
- The Pokeball's Capture Failed debuff (more on this below)
- Whether the dino is unconscious

If your target dino is unconscious, you have a 30% chance of greater success. The lower the dino's health, the better your chances are at capturing them. For balance, the chance drops by 2% per 1,000 max health a dino has, making stronger dinos and better breeding dinos harder to catch. This system also makes it so the Giganotosaurus and Titanosaur can only be caught with the Master ball due to their excessive health pool.

When a Pokeball fails to capture a dino, it gains a -10% capture chance for 10 seconds. Should you fail another capture in that time it will increase by 10 seconds and 10%. This will continue until a cap of 60 seconds and 60% detriment to your capture rate. This was put in to balance out time and effort. Do you put in that little bit of extra effort for a better Pokeball or take longer with weaker ones?

Capturing a dino at full health has a 0% chance for all but the Master ball, which will always capture the dino. So, it is recommended to:
- Get it low health
- Knock it out
- Hope that RNG is on your side

Pokeballs will NOT work under the following conditions:
- The target dino has a rider.
- The target dino is not a part of your tribe.
- The target dino is not tameable; the ball will bounce off of these cases.
- The target dino is a minion (a Boss minion, Queen Bee's workers, etc.)
- The target dino needs to be awake to be tamed, but the attempt is while they're knocked out.

- Capture your dinos and store them away. Hell, you can even store them in other dinos. A dino in a Pokeball, in the inventory of a Dino in a Pokeball; The possibilities are endless (they're actually rather specific. :))
- Release a captured dino near an enemy target dino to have your dino target and attack them.
- Tames have max-effectiveness: extra levels are 50% of the base level of the captured dino.
- Pokeball PC for storing your captured dinos.
- Dinos are protected from death after being released from a Pokeball. If a dino is about to die, they will go unconscious and be returned to a Pokeball in your inventory, saving them.
- Pokeball Healing Console for healing your captured dinos.
- Server Configuation. Check the Discussions area for more info.
- Pokeball Trading Console for trading your captured dinos between tribe-mates or even with those outside of Tribe.

Please check the Bug Reports Discussion section for Known Bugs and report any new ones you find, there.

Check the To-Do List Discussion to see any of the things I'm currently working on and/or have completed for the next update.

- French Grandpa. His Pocket Cages mod gave me inspiration to take the idea in my own direction
- Mystic Academy for taking the time to discuss some finer points of his Pokemon Evolved mod and for models.
- Mezzo from the forums/Discord for general help
- Impulse for some help with the hit detection logic
- Fate (-{SoH}-) for his extremely helpful beta testing and ideas.
Popular Discussions View All (29)
Mar 10 @ 12:09pm
PINNED: Bug Reports
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PINNED: Ideas and Suggestions
Mar 14 @ 9:19pm
Whatever Happend to pokemon allstar?
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Spirit3057 Mar 14 @ 6:06am 
@ bluefishlover Check the Discussions tab listing (Spawn Commands).
bluefishlover Mar 12 @ 1:17pm 
Is there a way to summon code command specific pokeballs?
Tim | Sansa | Bloodin Mar 11 @ 10:05am 
Aleksey nice work and i dont know its maybe easy to make but can you make a option to share the pokeball storage by tribes? So that me and my tribe members can share the storage? I Play on a PVE Server and its grate when we can share the Storage because atm is that not possible and the Storage PC useless for us :)
eTch Mar 5 @ 12:25pm 
Hey, first of all thanks for the great mod!
When i try to rename a box in the pc and hit enter or the arrow with mouse it crashes my client, server still up
DrathDragoon33 Mar 3 @ 12:08pm 
That would be cool though, a second pc structure with dedicated tribe space.

I don't know if that's possible, or what would happen to the storage if the timribe were disbanded with balls still in storage.
DrathDragoon33 Mar 3 @ 12:07pm 
@bloodin You cannot share pc storage with tribe members.

You can store pokeballs in storage boxes for everyone to use though.
Tim | Sansa | Bloodin Mar 3 @ 10:37am 
Hey grate Mod is use him some time now and ask me why i play befor without :D
Is there a possible way to share the storage PC Pokeballs with my Tribe Members?
燃烧的屌毛 Mar 2 @ 11:30pm 
I don't know if you've ever played Foreworld Myth Mod,The dragon that comes in by the elves ball, put it out, and it's gone.
Aleksey  [author] Feb 27 @ 5:31am 
Well, you could, but remember that previous issue where people's dinos were starving just before? Well that was caused by a conditional "disabling" of that food/health regen. As you can see, people who were relying on it got screwed over, so it's really not something that's easy to play around with. Ideally, you're supposed to be able to set up status modifiers, but I've never gotten them to work over time, only with initial value setting, if that makes any bit of sense.
ShadyLucifer Feb 26 @ 11:33pm 
Could we have a all or nothing ini setting?