ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved

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Death Recovery Mod (v1.11.2)
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Aug 25, 2016 @ 7:52pm
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Death Recovery Mod (v1.11.2)

In 1 collection by Manalo
Orion Cluster Ark Mod Collection
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Version 1.11.2
Mod ID: 751991809
Last Cooked with DevKit: 297.2
This mod is rated: Clean and Stackable

Brought to you by Manalo and DragonClaw Studios![]

This mod provides a personal Gravestone that will help you recover your lost items (from death).

Craft and place your personal Gravestone to use after you have died. I recommend placing it within a reasonable proximity to a bed.

Tribes can arrange these in a Graveyard fashion. Each stone can only be used by the person that placed it.

Once activated any objects found on all of your corpses or your death caches will be returned to your inventory.

*** New Feature ***
Overflow handling of objects has been added. So when recovering lost items if you fill up before recovering everything the overflow will be placed in a cache at your feet. If for any reason the item cannot be added to the cache(s) it will be put back in the object it was found in.

Enable debugging if your concerned about lost items, the last set of stats will show you if anything was lost.

There is a 30 sec cool-down between usages to prevent spamming which could create performance issues, this timer can be adjusted using the game options listed bellow.

The ExclusionList is case insensitive, meaning you don't have to worry about caps. I recommend you continue using them as it improves your ability to manage the data, but if you messup you don't have to worry about it as long as the entry is properly spelled (so it matches the item).

The grave stone will take damage over time so be sure to do regular maintenance.

You will no longer be able to pickup the stone if the timer is running or if it is damged.

If you own multiple stones they will all share the same timer.

A Newly placed stone will inherit the timer from any existing stones for that user.

When items are found a new affect, Flame of Recovery will occur letting you know the stone has started to recover items. Flames will last 5 seconds (longer then it takes to actually recover items).

If no flames show up then no items were found, so nothing will be recovered.

Thanks to Firespark81 for the indirect idea for the Flame of Recovery.

Admin command to summon a personal stone:
cheat gfi Personal_Grave 1 0 0

** The following settings are OPTIONAL!! **
** Do not add a setting to your ini unless you need to change **
** it from the default. The following settings are NOT default **
** They are examples of what you MIGHT do with them. **

Setting options for GameUserSettings.ini


To change the decay timer on the stone set DelayTimer to the number of seconds you desire.

1 min = 60
5 min = 300
30 min = 1800
1 hour = 3600
1 day = 86400

To make the stone decay in one day (RL) set the DecayMultiplier to 0.142857

I don't recommend having the stone decay faster then 3 days.

If you need to remove stones quickly then I recommend you use MaxLifeSpan.

MaxLifeSpan is set by choosing how many seconds to stone can exist.

DisablePickup=true will disable the option that allows the stone to be picked up.

UseOnce=true will cuase the stone to be destroyed once the stone is used.

When UseOnce is set the DelayTimer determins how long until the stone is destroyed. While the stone is on cooldown it can't be used.

ThereCanOnlyBeOne=true will prevent the player from placing more than one stone. (this will have no affect on existing stones).

UseGlobalTimer=true will cause all stones in the game to use the same cooldown timer, all players will be affected, first come first use.

**** Wild Cards are Back! ****
The ExclusionList now works with the wildcard character '.' you can place it at the begining or end of your string. You can place one at one end or the other or both.


This example would not recover any resources, anything that had Thatch at the end of the name or the partial work 'Consum' anywere in the name.

For those looking to do engram over rides the engram for this mod is: EngramEntry_Personal_Grave

********************* WARNING **********************
The game deletes any corpse or loot cache that goes outside the map boundries. How agressive this is depends on the map designer.

At times being killed by a sea creature can cuase your inventory to be removed/deleted from your corpse.

This mod cannot recover items that have been deleted by the game.

* Flame of Recovery may not be showing when stone is activated and items are recovered. If this occurs you need to pickup the stone and re-place it.

If you are having trouble getting good files from Steam you can use this Google Drive link to download a copy of the mod directly.
Never trust a download, always check it with a Virus Checker. My system is clear of Viruses, Google is clear to the best of their ability to check files but that is not enough to ensure you are safe. PLEASE SCAN THE FILE to ensure you are safe.

The mod is free and comes with limited support (when I'm available). You can leave messages here on Steam or stop by the DragonClaw Studio's Discord[].

If you like this mod and would like to donate please click on the donation link below.

If your looking for a gaming community feel free to stop by the Orion Cluster Discord[]. We play a number of games, share, chat and have some fun.
Popular Discussions View All (27)
Apr 30 @ 10:33pm
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DreS0X May 23 @ 1:05pm 
Is it possible to change the font for the text on the gravestone? The current one is more than inappropriate and destroys the environment. It looks like Comic Sans, if not worse.
van Grunz May 18 @ 9:31pm 
And, for addition, get back your stuff from locations where you would've died over & over again, eg. -45° cold water in a deep sea.
Send4Kolchak May 18 @ 7:47am 
A simple yet wonderful mod. Really saves you a TON of time not having to track down corpses. Good work on this!
brrwam May 13 @ 2:07pm 
so helpful
Spirit3057 May 4 @ 6:05pm 
If you are still looking for a pet gravestone, search for PET RES and see if that is what you want. But be aware, if your dino dies, the gravestone also gets attacked by wild dino that killed your pet.
Spirit3057 May 4 @ 6:00pm 
If you have a male and female dino, breed them before you take a dino out. Save the eggs in a preserving bin or freezer till you need one.
genderneutralnoun May 4 @ 5:47pm 
Anyone know of a mod like this for tamed dino corpses?
Salt Queen Apr 30 @ 10:32am 
yea I see it now. Thats awesome and will keep me out of doing it
Manalo  [author] Apr 30 @ 8:46am 
@Salt Queen there are some setting that can be set that would make it uncomfortable to dive-get
Salt Queen Apr 30 @ 3:47am 
It is great mod, but I started to dive-harvest-die-get recources. Still when I die by accident it is great mod