ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved

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Forces of Nature: Lightning Storm Map Ext.
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May 3, 2016 @ 2:11am
Jul 2, 2016 @ 9:04pm
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Forces of Nature: Lightning Storm Map Ext.

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A map extension that adds lightning and thunder to the rain in Ark for any map.

Works great on servers, 100% clean and stack-able.


By default there is a random chance for "Ball Lightning" (google it).
The ball lightning is a fast moving projectile that does massive amounts of damage to any dino's, players or structures that it may hit.
It is random in the fact that every rain "session" will have lightning, not every session will have ball lightning.
It is also random on it's trajectory so technically it should not hit the same spot twice but it may happen since this Ark after all.
The damage for the ball lightning can be adjusted via the GameUserSettings.ini and can also be turned completely off.(settings listed below)
If you do not adjust the .ini settings and the ball lightning happens to hit your base and kills you, your dino's, + your mom and your sister too as well as taking out half your base and you come cry about it to me I will only laugh and rest easy knowing it is working as intended.

You've been warned

Mod ID=677745441
Spawn codes=N/A - Wait for it to rain

GameUserSettings.ini using default as example. Set to whatever you want:

If you do not add .ini settings it will use the defaults listed above.
DisableAlerts=1 to disable the Audible/Text alerts
DisableBall=1 to disable the ball lightning completely

See it in action: 2x Everything, Max Level 185, Many mods - mostly mine.

Special Thanks: Mezzo - UE4 Forums/Discord - Helped with linking the event to the rain start/stop.

More info to come...
Popular Discussions View All (1)
Feb 1, 2020 @ 8:22am
Servers Running This Mod
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alvarezcristhian520 Oct 2, 2020 @ 2:14pm 
thunder can kill dinos massive amounts of damgage... TRIBEMATES BRING THE DINOS TO THE BUNKER EVEN THE DODOS PLEASE THANK YOU ok i install the mod to annoy my friends!
Bushcrafter Mar 23, 2020 @ 2:06pm 
It might not be working on Valguero?! Can't get any thunder...
Capucin Nov 17, 2019 @ 9:53am 
No impact on you or your dinos, it's just noise and shy effects.
ƔένεσισAria🌸 Aug 5, 2019 @ 3:55am 
I rescind my prior statement, i guess some rainfalls either get so unlucky that no flashes happen or perhaps sometimes a different rainfall event happens. Working normally even with ball and alerts off. I kinda wanted to see what the ball lookedlike, so i set it's damage to 0, but i never saw it.
ƔένεσισAria🌸 Aug 3, 2019 @ 1:29am 
I seem to only get lighting randomly. When i have alerts on, i only get lighting flashes and sounds when the alert also plays, it doesn't happen every rainfall (ps: i'm on crystal isles). Maybe there's more than one type of rainfall event?
Joom Apr 18, 2019 @ 11:02pm 
Disabling the Alerts seems to stop the weather effects completely...
DrunkMunki Feb 25, 2019 @ 2:38am 
Can you port this to atlas?
Rogue Sep 3, 2018 @ 4:34pm 
Great fun. Love that thunder.
StarPlant Aug 16, 2018 @ 6:28am 
The comment about us coming to you crying about it. Understandable. But youre being a bit mean im not saying im so chill myself but its still a bit mean
RYGASTAN May 11, 2018 @ 7:55pm 
Hi, thx for your mod who works fine ;).
I take a capture when it comes if you want take it and use it in the description.
You can find it here :