ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved

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Jul 28, 2017 @ 5:16am
Nov 30, 2018 @ 7:34am
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Mod ID: 1092784125

NEW FEATURE: Gryphon nests! These nests allow you to easily hatch gryphon eggs as long as there's a gryphon roosting on it.

Main features
- Adds three species of gryphons, with more to come
- Spawns on all maps (Including Extinction!)
- Armored saddle
- Nest for hatching gryphon eggs
- Speed leveling
- Breeding

The armored saddle, along with the helmet and the legguards, are fully paintable. It is crafted straight from your inventory. Please note that equipping the armor removes the passenger seat; This is intentional due to balancing reasons.

Mountain Gryphons are much like the original Griffins which they replace, living near and on mountains. These gryphons have identical stats compared to the vanilla version and were the first to be added to this mod.

Arctic Gryphons live in snowy regions and possess higher levels of stamina to help them weather the cold, the improved stat countered by a slight health and weight capacity penalty. Naturally, these are found anywhere where there's snow.

Pygmy Gryphons are ferocious cat-sized critters that roam both jungles and swamps in search of prey. Tame them to earn their eternal loyalty, then carry them around! Much smaller than most, though definitely not to be underestimated.

They should normally be found on all maps that feature these biomes, providing they use Island-based spawners.

Note: This is a fully stackable mod. Installing this mod does not affect already tamed Griffins. Removing it will only affect the Gryphons that were added by this mod.

Frequently asked questions

Does this mod work with Classic Flyers?
Yes, it does. You just need to make sure to load this mod before you load Classic Flyers.

Can you make the armor for the vanilla griffin?
The armor attaches to points the vanilla griffin doesn't have, making this impossible.

Is it possible to disable speed leveling through an INI setting?
This will be added in a future update.

Do these mutate?
They certainly do! Just look at the Pygmy Gryphon petting zoo in the screenshot, which involved many hours of hard work by my better half.

What are the dino name tags for these creatures?
"Gryphon" and "SmallGryphon", respectively. Arctic Gryphons and Mountain Gryphons share tags for future cross-breeding experiments.

Admin spawn codes

Spawn Mountain Gryphon
cheat gmsummon "Gryphon_Character_BP_C" 150

Spawn Arctic Gryphon
cheat gmsummon "Gryphon_Snow_Character_BP_C" 150

Spawn Pygmy Gryphon
cheat gmsummon "Gryphon_Pygmy_Character_BP_C" 150

Armored Gryphon Saddle
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/Gryphons/Items/PrimalItemArmor_GryphonSaddle.PrimalItemArmor_GryphonSaddle'" 1 0 0

Gryphon Nest
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/Gryphons/Items/PrimalItemStructure_Gryphon_Nest.PrimalItemStructure_Gryphon_Nest'" 1 0 0
Popular Discussions View All (22)
Jan 22 @ 7:31am
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Feb 14 @ 7:17pm
PINNED: New Gryphon Ideas
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Dec 1, 2019 @ 11:23pm
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Gryphe  [author] Feb 23 @ 2:43am 
@Angellus This will be in my next mod update.

I've upgraded my PC a few weeks ago and have a 480GB SSD arriving later this week on which I'll finally be able to keep the huge dev kit installed permanently. With the new DLC coming soon I'll put out an update to bring this mod up to the latest version of Ark.
Angellus Mortis Feb 19 @ 8:34am 
@Gryphe, is it possible for you to at least release a small update that changes gryphons to use Exceptional/Extraordinary kibble instead of Allo Kibble. Since Allo Kibble is no longer craftable and it makes it really hard to get new breeding gryphons if we have to use mutton tamed ones.
OwO Sakuya Izayoi OwO Feb 16 @ 6:24am 
Amazing mod. By the way, What is that archway thingy in 5th picture? :>
lkniffin Feb 11 @ 9:30am 
phoenixsong20 Feb 3 @ 8:08pm 
@Gryphe so glad to see you back, your mod is possibly my favorite, and the pygmy gryphons need some tender loving care. When your creatures kill a wild one the corps flies off into the sky and your tames try to follow it. Also on my single player when I start the game up some of them will get locked down by a dino leash symbol even when there isn't a leash nearby. Really hope we can get those updates, and thank you again for so much for this awesome Mod.
PapayaGames Jan 23 @ 12:50pm 
Gryphe, does this mod work on Valguero? Thanks.
Tyrdbw Jan 17 @ 3:26pm 
work on valguero and the center??
SoakeR Dec 31, 2019 @ 5:47pm 
what is the color id used for the white of the arctic griffin?
Luky Dec 28, 2019 @ 2:36pm 
Can I ask why arent my griffins breeding it has mating enabled and says ready to mate and nothing happens.
Sybil Dec 26, 2019 @ 2:12pm 
I just started a single player game the other day on the Extinction map, the gryphons are spawning, however after being tamed (at least the arctic, I haven't tried the others) they have 0.0/0.0 health and once their stamina depletes it does not regenerate. Also, when I place the armored gryphon saddle on it no longer allows me to ride him, passenger or otherwise. Anyone else experience this? Tips on how to fix?