Alpha Leedsichthys

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Alpha Leedsichthys
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March 31, 2017
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April 26, 2017
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June 11, 2020
Spawn Command
admincheat summon Alpha_Leedsichthys_Character_BP_C
admincheat SpawnDino "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/Dinos/Leedsichthys/Alpha_Leedsichthys_Character_BP.Alpha_Leedsichthys_Character_BP'" 500 0 0 35
XP For Kill
6,000 XP
Special Loot Chance
Feces Size

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Spawning Alpha Leedsichthys Valguero.svg

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Common             Rare
  Untameable   Cave

The Alpha Leedsichthys is one of the Alpha Creatures in ARK: Survival Evolved.

Basic Info[edit | edit source]

Behavior[edit | edit source]

See Leedsichthys.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

It is called Great Albino Leedsichthys, as its whole body has a bright white color.

Color Scheme and Regions[edit | edit source]

This section displays the Alpha Leedsichthys's natural colors and regions. For demonstration, the regions below are colored red over an albino Alpha Leedsichthys. The colored squares shown underneath each region's description are the colors that the Alpha Leedsichthys will randomly spawn with to provide an overall range of its natural color scheme. Hover your cursor over a color to display its name and ID.

This information can be used to alter the Alpha Leedsichthys's regions by entering cheat SetTargetDinoColor <ColorRegion> <ColorID> in the cheat console. For instance, cheat SetTargetDinoColor 0 6 would color the Alpha Leedsichthys's "body" magenta.

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Region 0:
X mark.svg

Region 1 is not used
for this Creature.

X mark.svg

Region 2 is not used
for this Creature.

X mark.svg

Region 3 is not used
for this Creature.

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Region 4:
Body Highlights
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Region 5:

Drops[edit | edit source]

Guaranteed Special Loot

Base Stats and Growth[edit | edit source]

Note that creatures will have different stats in Survival of the Fittest

Attribute Base Value Level Increase
Health 4400 +528
Stamina 500 +50
Oxygen N/A N/A
Food 8000 +800
Weight 1800 +36
Melee Damage 160 +0
Movement Speed 100% N/A
Torpidity 4500 +270
Movement Base Speed Sprinting Speed
Walking 1350 ?
Swimming 1350 2227.5
Attack Values
Bite Stamina Cost Attack Range Description
Base Minimum Activation The Alpha Leedsichthys bites the target.
0 2000 0 2300
Attack Type Damage Projectile Values Torpor Values Status Effect: Stamina Status Effect: Torpidity
Life Impulse Radius Base Mult Duration Damage Mult Amount Duration Damage Mult Amount
Melee 160

Combat[edit | edit source]

This section describes how to fight against the Alpha Leedsichthys.

General[edit | edit source]

The Alpha Leedsichthys has the increased movement speed and attack power that alphas typically possess. However, it is unique in that it's the only Alpha Creature that has less health than its regular counterpart. Because of this, it is relatively easy to kill and can be dispatched with a Megalodon or Sarco without much risk. Be careful not to accidentally run into other aquatic predators.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

The Alpha Leedsichthys is as large as a normal Leedsichthys with an equally awful attack rate/turning radius- use a water mount and dispatch it with ease.

When lured to beachside, firearms may be utilized (though not recommended.)

Weaponry[edit | edit source]

Crossbows and TEK Rifles can be used to chip the Alpha Leedsichthys from a distance. As with most aquatic creatures, however, it is generally safer and more effective to use a mount.

Dangers[edit | edit source]

It is a natural boat destroyer. Like the Leedsichthys, it is capable of tearing down rafts if you don't see it coming, but it can do so even faster than regular Leedsichthys

It should be noted that, unlike the regular variant, the Alpha Leedsichthys can outspeed Motorboats.

Weakness[edit | edit source]

It has relatively low health, so high-damage mounts can kill it very easily.

Notes/Trivia[edit | edit source]

For information pertaining specifically to the real-world Alpha Leedsichthys, see the relevant Wikipedia article.

  • Other Alphas include the Alpha Tusoteuthis, Alpha Mosasaurus, Alpha Megalodon, Alpha Raptor, Alpha Carnotaurus and the Alpha Rex.
  • The Alpha Leedsichthys will only attack boats on sight; it will not attack the player without provocation.
  • Can destroy rafts in one hit, Even if you have a "rock boat", with stone structures around and beneath it.
  • The Alpha Leedsichthys is white in reference to the novel Moby Dick as there was a white whale that a captain died trying to kill. This is also why it drops the Captain's Hat Skin.
  • The Alpha Leedsichthys can be scraped for prime fish meat, much like it's regular counterpart.
  • The Alpha Leedsichthys is the only alpha that doesn't have an increase in size.
    • And also the only alpha that is not aggressive to players, but aggressive to rafts and boats instead.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]