ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved

9,225 ratings
Classic Flyers
Content Types: Creatures, Game Modes, Rebalancing
File Size
77.114 MB
Mar 31, 2017 @ 8:33pm
Feb 27 @ 5:28pm
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Classic Flyers

In 3 collections by Ertosi
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Brings back the classic flyers we've all known and love! This mod gives vanilla flyer species back all of their pre-nerf'd stats. Yes, that means they can level speed again.

Mod Id: 895711211

Originally posted by PC Gamer:
restores winged dinos to pre-nerf glory [...] a beacon of hope for those of you who are miserable with the nerfs [read full article here]
Originally posted by slim thicc:
thank the gods for this mod
Originally posted by ODeez Gaming:
Great Mod, [...] it made Ark feel right again!
Originally posted by Commander ( Heda ):
best mod ever :) [...] now the game is fun again, from 1 to 10 i give to this mod 40 / 10 :)
Originally posted by Maxanto:
Thank the gods for modders like you Ertosi! One HUGE thumbs up!

This mod brings back the original species' stats for the following vanilla dinos (including tames from before the nerf!):
•Argent (normal argent only; x version NOT supported)
•Harpagornis (aka pre-TLC argent; does not spawn on its own but can be manually added to spawners if you wish.)
•Quetz (including Tek version)
•Tapejara (normal tapejara only; x version NOT supported)
•Wyverns (Fire, Lightning, and Poison only; ice wyverns NOT supported)
Rock Drake (removed in response to Genesis patch, which broke rock drake animation assets)

This mod gives core-game/vanilla rideable flyers back their original stats by altering their files, therefore it is incompatible with any other mod which also alters vanilla flyers or their eggs, as one will overwrite the other. This mod cannot affect flyers from other mods, only their mod authors can affect them. Other than mods which alter these files, Classic Flyers is fully stackable. It also adds cleanly and removes cleanly, without losing any of your flyers. Please see the FAQ as well as the list of Compatible/Incompatible Mods for more details.

This mod also adds several new quality-of-life features to these fliers including ground attacks, taunt "attacks", backwards walking, and allows wyverns to wear saddle skins. It also adds a new Emote: Pet!, as well as a special Wyvern Stone which wyverns can use for a small armor boost. Please see the Features page for more details.

Mod Policy
•Updates can be seen in the "Change Notes" tab.
•This mod is made to work with itself and not around other mods. Do not use this mod with other mods which also alter the files of the vanilla flyers or their eggs. See the list of Compatible/Incompatible Mods for more info.
•Don't be an askhole. Please read this mod's FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) before posting questions or comments and use the appropriate Discussion pages for posting Bug Reports, reporting Compatible/Incompatible Mods, or Server Advertisements.
•No requests. Consider this mod as-is and exactly how I want it.
•This mod updates on Thursdays and may have multiple updates each Thursday. Critical bug fixes or responses to Vanilla changes may alter this schedule.
•As the mod author, my contribution ends at ensuring the mod works in general. It is not my job to provide tech support for every user who has trouble installing mods or updates on their end. Kindly refer to Google or the ARK Forums for installation/update issues.
•Posts which fail to follow this policy or which fail to show common courtesy will be deleted without notice.

Help Support This Mod
At the request of several fellow ARK survivors, I've set up a Patreon account[] for players who wish to show their support. Please feel free to visit it if you would like to support my future ARK projects, pick up my next pizza or whatever ;)

I want to give a huge thank you to for sponsoring the Classic Flyers' test server[]. If you are looking to set up a new server or are considering switching over, I highly recomend them. My testing server has always run smoothly and I've been very impressed with their automatic mod updater.

Have fun and always love your fliers!

This mod/code/work is protected by the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Creative Commons License. []
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tortman 17 hours ago 
I Thought i would stop in and say thank you for your support and time in this mod. It means allot to all of us that part of the game we bought is back.
Mathmatics Jun 2 @ 8:39am 
I really love this mod. As soon as I have some extra cash I will throw it a couple bones. I can not imagine not having it on my server.
Malafor May 31 @ 4:27pm 
The last 3
SgtMcNastyy May 31 @ 4:22pm 
im sorry for all the questions but which number do i change to spawn it in at a certain level?

cheat spawndino "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/ClassicFlyers/Dinos/Argent/Argent_Character_BP.Argent_Character_BP'" 1 1 1 120
Malafor May 31 @ 4:18pm 
In front of you.
But its more fun and part of the game looking for them.
SgtMcNastyy May 31 @ 4:12pm 
so if i use those codes will they spawn in front of me or randomly across the map?
Malafor May 31 @ 4:10pm 
Your spawning in the vanilla dino's which yoy cant put speed into.
Thats why i said make sure you do a dino wipe and if you need to spawn in dino's use the codes in this mods discussions :)
And of course enjoy .
SgtMcNastyy May 31 @ 4:06pm 
i know but i was trying to spawn one in at a crazy level lol but noticed i couldnt upgrade the movement speed of anything spawned.
Malafor May 31 @ 4:00pm 
@ SgtMcNastyy But if you have mod installed just do a dino wipe so that the modded dino's can spawn.
Then you wouldnt need to spawn them in and / or force tame them , Taming Flyers is very easy anyways :)
SgtMcNastyy May 31 @ 3:55pm 
for example: heres the code for a tera

admincheat SpawnDino "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/Dinos/Ptero/Ptero_Character_BP.Ptero_Character_BP'" 500 0 0 35