ARK: Survival Evolved Wiki

Released - December 17th, 2019

Initiation of Winter Wonderland:
  • Can be manually activated with: -ActiveEvent=WinterWonderland launch parameter
  • Increased rates to 2X Breeding (mating interval, egg hatch speed, and maturation)
  • Increased rates to 2X Player XP
  • Increased rates to 2X Harvesting
  • Increased rated to 2X Taming
  • Added Event-themed wild dino spawns
  • The Island has been given a makeover with a winter landscape and foliage.
  • Coal and Mistletoe can be obtained from Raptor Claus gift drops
Raptor Claus:
  • Will spawn at midnight and drop gifts across the island.
  • Gifts some special items like holiday structures, some skins, color candies, and chibis.
Gacha Claus:
  • Spawns on all maps
  • Placing coal/mistletoe in the inventory of a wild Gacha Claus will cause it to grow crystals.
  • The crystals have higher quality loot and a chance for chibis
Added new items:
  • Bronto Ugly Sweater
  • Carno Ugly Sweater
  • Chibi Ugly Sweater
  • Red-Ball winter hat
  • Gray-ball Winter Hat
  • Purple Ball Winter Hat
  • Reindeer Antlers Hat
  • Nutcracker Slingshot
  • Christmas Bola Skin
  • 2 sets of Event-themed underwear (tops and bottoms)
  • Chibi pets
Added new emotes:
  • Happy Clap Emote
  • Caroling Emote
  • Nutcracker Dance Emote
Added prior event skins:
  • Reindeer costume for Megaloceros
  • Dino Party Hat
  • Party Hat
  • Top Hat
  • Dino Santa Hat
  • Santa Hat
  • Candy Club
Added prior event creatures:
  • Gacha Claus
Added prior event items:
  • Coal
  • Mistletoe
  • Christmas Tree
  • Snowman
  • Stocking
  • Christmas Gift
  • Wreath
  • Holiday Lights
  • Over 50 chibi pets from various DLC - including Genesis
  • Randomized coloring
  • Can be 'leveled' to increase character player level
Wild Event Colors:
  • Red
  • Green
  • Light Grey
  • Light Red
  • Dark Green
  • Dark Red
  • Dino Light Red
  • Dino Light Green
  • Dino Medium Green
  • Dino Albino
  • NearWhite