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Base Damage is a special Attribute which, unlike Melee Damage, cannot be directly seen by the Player during gameplay. For a list of base values of other stats, see Base Creature Statistics.

The Base Damage depends on the Creature or the Player, and respectively, the Weapon used. Same Creatures and Weapons also have the same Base Damage.

Usage[]

Disregarding Armor, resulting damage is calculated by multiplying the Base Damage, an absolute number, by the percentage coming from the Melee Damage Attribute.

The difference between Base Damage and Melee Damage is that only the latter can be seen ingame. This may lead to confusion of the player because it does not seem obvious that Melee Damage is not the only Attribute affecting the damage.

Higher Melee Damage does not necessarily mean higher resulting damage.


Example:

Regarding a Tyrannosaurus and a Carnotaurus with a Melee Damage of 230% and 270% respectively, one could assume that the Carnotaurus would deal more damage.

However, after factoring in the Base Damage this assumption turns out to be wrong:

 Dinosaur   Base Damage   Melee Damage   Total Damage 
 Carnotaurus  35   270%   35 * 270% = 95
 Tyrannosaurus   62  230%   62 * 230% = 143

List of Base Damages[]

Creatures[]

Name Base Damage
Player Unarmed (Spyglass and Flare Gun) 8.0
CreatureBase DamageAlternate Attack
 Achatina 0
 Allosaurus 35 25
 Alpha Basilisk 55 120
 Alpha Blood Crystal Wyvern 80
 Alpha Carnotaurus 80
 Alpha Deathworm 500
 Alpha Fire Wyvern 140
 Alpha Karkinos 160 185
 Alpha Leedsichthys 160
 Alpha Megalodon 60
 Alpha Mosasaur 200
 Alpha Raptor 40
 Alpha Surface Reaper King 180 10
 Alpha T-Rex 170
 Alpha Tusoteuthis 130 2
 Alpha X-Triceratops 48
 Amargasaurus 40
 Ammonite 0
 Anglerfish 30
 Ankylosaurus 50 30
 Araneo 10 5
 Archaeopteryx 5
 Argentavis 25 12
 Argentustus
 Arthropluera 18 30
 Arthropluera (Aberrant) 18
 Arthropluera (Corrupted) 18
 Astrocetus 30 75
 Astrodelphis 24
 Attack Drone (Alpha) 28
 Attack Drone (Beta) 28
 Attack Drone (Gamma) 28
 Baryonyx 35 25
 Basilisk 55 120
 Basilosaurus 47
 Beelzemorbus
 Bloodstalker 26
 Brontosaurus 60
 Broodgenetrix
 Broodmother Lysrix (Alpha) 540
 Broodmother Lysrix (Beta) 320
 Broodmother Lysrix (Gamma) 180
 Broodmother Lysrix (The Center Alpha) 700
 Broodmother Lysrix (The Center Beta) 280
 Broodmother Lysrix (The Center Gamma) 210
 Brute Araneo 20
 Brute Astrocetus 88
 Brute Basilosaurus 47
 Brute Bloodstalker 72
 Brute Ferox 152
 Brute Fire Wyvern 140
 Brute Leedsichthys 174
 Brute Magmasaur 59
 Brute Malfunctioned Tek Giganotosaurus 430
 Brute Malfunctioned Tek Rex 135
 Brute Mammoth 104
 Brute Megaloceros 55
 Brute Megaloceros 55
 Brute Plesiosaur 134
 Brute Reaper King 52
 Brute Sarco 98
 Brute Seeker 10
 Brute Tusoteuthis 98
 Brute X-Allosaurus 59
 Brute X-Megalodon 110
 Brute X-Mosasaurus 146
 Brute X-Raptor 110
 Brute X-Rex 135
 Brute X-Rock Elemental 136
 Brute X-Spino 92 142
 Brute X-Yutyrannus 110
 Bulbdog 12
 Bunny Dodo 5
 Carbonemys 13
 Carnotaurus 35
 Carnotaurus (Aberrant) 35
 Carnotaurus (Corrupted) 35
 Castoroides 28
 Chalicotherium 36 32
 Chalicotherium (Corrupted) 36
 Cnidaria 30
 Coelacanth 5
 Compy 4
 Corrupted Avatar 0
 Corrupted Master Controller (Alpha)
 Corrupted Master Controller (Beta)
 Corrupted Master Controller (Gamma)
 Crystal Wyvern 45
 Crystal Wyvern (Heir) 45
 Crystal Wyvern Queen 160
 Crystal Wyvern Queen 160
 Crystal Wyvern Queen 160
 Cubozoa Multis
 Daeodon 29
 Deathworm 225
 Deathworm (Minion) 225
 Defense Unit (Alpha) 35
 Defense Unit (Beta) 35
 Defense Unit (Gamma) 35
 Deinonychus 30 30
 Desert Titan 0
 Desert Titan 15
 Dilophosaur 10 3
 Dilophosaur (Corrupted) 10
 Dimetrodon 20
 Dimorphodon 23
 Dinopithecus 46
 Dinopithecus King 200
 Dinopithecus King 200
 Dinopithecus King 200
 Diplocaulus 10
 Diplodocus 0
 Dire Bear 50 65
 Dire Bear (Polar) 50 65
 Direwolf 33
 Dodo 5
 Dodo Wyvern 600
 Dodobitus
 DodoRex 666
 Doedicurus 32 16
 Doedicurus Vastus
 Dragon (Alpha) 0
 Dragon (Beta) 0
 Dragon (Gamma) 0
 Dung Beetle 5
 Dunkleosteus 60
 Electrophorus 3 15
 Enforcer 34
 Enraged Corrupted Rex 200
 Enraged Triceratops 145
 Equus 9 11
 Eurypterid 7
 Exo-Mek 180
 Featherlight 3
 Ferox 5
 Ferox 46
 Forest Titan 0
 Gacha 32
 GachaClaus 32
 Gallimimus 8
 Gasbags 5
 Giant Bee 8
 Giant Bee 12
 Giganotosaurus 500
 Giganotosaurus (Corrupted) 250
 Gigantopithecus 40 60
 Glowbug 18
 Glowtail 12
 Golden Striped Brute Megalodon 110
 Golden Striped Megalodon
 Griffin 27 12
 Gula Beetle
 Hesperornis 1 25
 Hyaenodon 15
 Ice Titan 2,500
 Iceworm Male 225
 Iceworm Queen 500
 Ichthyornis 1 5
 Ichthyosaurus 15
 Iguanodon 25
 Injured Brute Reaper King
 Insect Swarm 23
 Jerboa 3
 Jug Bug 18
 Kairuku 8
 Kaprosuchus 25 45
 Karkinos 32 50
 Kentrosaurus 10 42
 King Titan (Alpha) 0
 King Titan (Beta) 0
 King Titan (Gamma) 0
 Lamprey 7
 Lava Elemental 120
 Leech 7
 Leedsichthys 115
 Liopleurodon 40
 Lymantria 18
 Lystrosaurus 6
 Macrophage
 Maewing 20
 Magmasaur 120
 Mammoth 48 69
 Managarmr 35
 Manta 28
 Manticore (Alpha) 120 16
 Manticore (Beta) 110 10
 Manticore (Gamma) 85 8
 Mantis 34 120
 Megachelon 125
 Megalania 10 16
 Megaloceros 30
 Megalodon 40
 Megalosaurus 75 1
 Meganeura 10
 Megapithecus (Alpha) 1,200
 Megapithecus (Beta) 800
 Megapithecus (Gamma) 400
 Megapithecus (The Center Alpha) 800
 Megapithecus (The Center Beta) 600
 Megapithecus (The Center Gamma) 400
 Megapithecus Pestis
 Megatherium 32
 Mek 300
 Mek (Mega) 3,000
 Mesopithecus 12 1
 Microraptor 8
 Moeder, Master of the Ocean (Alpha) 175
 Moeder, Master of the Ocean (Alpha) 520
 Moeder, Master of the Ocean (Beta) 175
 Moeder, Master of the Ocean (Beta) 360
 Moeder, Master of the Ocean (Gamma) 175
 Moeder, Master of the Ocean (Gamma) 180
 Morellatops 32
 Mosasaurus 100
 Moschops 32
 Moschops (Aberrant) 32
 Nameless 10
 Noctis 9 11
 Noglin 4
 Obsidioequus
 Onyc 35
 Otter 10
 Overseer (Alpha) 0
 Overseer (Beta) 0
 Overseer (Gamma) 0
 Oviraptor 12
 Ovis 5
 Pachy 10
 Pachyrhinosaurus 28 10
 Paraceratherium 45
 Paraceratherium (Aberrant) 45
 Paraceratherium (Corrupted) 45
 Parakeet Fish School 23
 Parasaur 12
 Parasaur (Aberrant) 12
 Pegomastax 10 1
 Pelagornis 16
 Phiomia 10
 Phoenix 14 23
 Piranha 22
 Plesiosaur 75
 Procoptodon 20
 Pteranodon 18 50
 Pteranodon (Corrupted) 12
 Pulmonoscorpius 15
 Purlovia 32
 Purlovia 32
 Quetzal 32
 Raptor 15 10
 Raptor (Aberrant) 15.75 10.5
 Raptor (Corrupted) 15 10
 Ravager 33
 Reaper 75 1
 Reaper (Alpha Surface King) 180
 Reaper (Elemental King) 90
 Reaper (King Tamed) 75
 Reaper (Subterranean King) 85
 Reaper (Surface King) 85
 Rex 62
 Rex (Corrupted) 62
 Rock Drake 60
 Rock Drake (Corrupted) 60
 Rock Elemental 120 300
 Rock Elemental (Minion) 120 300
 Rock Elemental (Rubble Golem) 75
 Rockwell (Alpha) 0
 Rockwell (Beta) 0
 Rockwell (Gamma) 0
 Rockwell Node
 Roll Rat 42
 Royal Griffin 27 12
 Sabertooth 29
 Sabertooth Salmon 4
 Sarco 35 45
 Sarco (Aberrant) 35
 Scout 0
 Seeker 10
 Shadowmane 35
 Shinehorn 12
 Sinomacrops 10
 Snow Owl 25
 Spino 40
 Spino 40 60
 Spino (Aberrant) 40 60
 Stegosaurus 42
 Stegosaurus (Aberrant Stegosaurus) 42
 Summoner 0
 Super Turkey 61
 Tapejara 18
 Tek Stryder 68
 Terror Bird 18
 Therizinosaur 52 5
 Thorny Dragon 40 10
 Thylacoleo 40
 Titanoboa 30
 Titanomyrma 7
 Titanomyrma 11
 Titanosaur 1,000
 Triceratops 32
 Triceratops (Aberrant) 32
 Triceratops (Corrupted) 32
 Trilobite 0
 Troodon 7
 Tropeognathus 18
 Tusoteuthis 65 2
 Velonasaur 32
 Voidwyrm 80
 Vulture 23
 Woolly Rhino 40
 Wyvern 80
 Wyvern (Corrupted) 80
 Yeti 50 60
 Yutyrannus 55
 Zombie Wyvern 80
 Zomdodo 55

Weapons[]

Ignoring armor, Weapons may deal different amounts of damage depending on where you hit a certain creature. For example, you only deal 20% damage against a Carbonemys' shell body part. Many creatures also take additional damage if you hit them in the head, with differing multipliers. However, the damage against the fleshy body of the organisms stays the same across all of them.

Weapon damage values[]

Against unarmored bodies, the damage weapons do per shot/attack is listed in the following table.

The Percent Torpor Gain is based on the % Melee Damage Attribute of both the weapon used, as well as the player using it.

For example, a Ramshackle Wooden Club with 120% damage will do a base damage of 6. With its torpor gain multiplier of 3.75, it will now do 22.5 torpor per hit.

Weapon Damage
(unmodified)
Torpor Gain
(unmodified)
Percent Torpor Gain
Hands 8 14 175%
Stone Pick 16 8 50%
Torch 15 unknown unknown
Stone Hatchet 20 10 50%
Spear 30 0 0%
Wooden Club 5 18.75 375%
Slingshot (Stone) 14 24.5 175%
Bow (Stone Arrow) 55 0 0%
Bow (Tranquilizer Arrow) 20 95 450% (200% + 250% over 5 seconds)
Metal Pick 32 16 50%
Metal Hatchet 40 20 50%
Pike 55 0 0%
Crossbow (Stone Arrow) 95 0 0%
Crossbow (Tranquilizer Arrow) 35 157.5 450% (200% + 250% over 5 seconds)
Simple Pistol 63 0 0%
Metal Sickle 50 unknown unknown
Grenade (direct hit) 150 0 0%
Metal Sword 90 unknown unknown
Longneck Rifle (Simple Rifle Ammo) 280 0 0%
Longneck Rifle (Tranquilizer Dart) 26 221 850% (600% + 250% over 5 seconds)
Longneck Rifle (Shocking Tranquilizer Dart) 26 442 1700% (1200% + 500% over 5 seconds)
Shotgun (per pellet, 10 per shot) 64 0 0%
Fabricated Pistol 50 0 0%
Pump-Action Shotgun (per pellet, 14 per shot) 46 0 0%
C4 Charge (direct hit) 650 0 0%
Assault Rifle 47 0 0%
Rocket Launcher (direct hit) 1500 0 0%
Compound Bow (Stone Arrow) 74 0 0%
Compound Bow (Tranquilizer Arrow) 27 121.5 450% (200% + 250% over 5 seconds)
Compound Bow (Metal Arrow) 175 0 0%
Fabricated Sniper Rifle 165 0 0%
Electric Prod 1 266 26600%
Melee attack of any Ranged Weapon 10 14 140%
Melee attack(Tek Gauntlets(charged)) 265(+40 splash) 0 0%
Tek Sword (Ragnarok) 200 0 0%
Charged Tek Sword attack(Tek Gauntlets(Charged)) 280(+52 splash) 0 0%
Tek Rifle 240(+120 splash) 0 0%
Tek Railgun (Aberration) 935 0 0%
Tek Bow (Genesis: Part 2) (Metal Arrow) 210 0 0%

Note: all values were taken from the raw damage values of the blueprints in the dev kit.

Updated Compound bow and added Tek Bow (Metal Arrow), based on dummy damage (chest). June 26th 2022

Charged weapons[]

The minimum pulling time to shoot an arrow with a bow is 0.3 seconds and the maximum damage is reached after pulling for 1.2 seconds. An arrow's damage starts at 25% at 0 seconds, and increases linearly up to 100% at 1.2 seconds. Since an arrow can only be launched after 0.3 seconds, this means that the minimum damage of an arrow is 43.75%.

The only difference for slingshots is the minimum pulling time, which is 0.25 seconds, resulting in a minimum damage of 40.625%.

Notes/Trivia[]

  • Since the Base Damage value can not be seen during gameplay, other methods are required to find out the exact numbers, such as in-game testing, receiving the values from the developers (like in Patch Notes 173.0), or by extracting them from the Dev Kit.
  • In v242.0 a server-option for displaying the dealt damage as a floating number (as known from RPG-games) was added. This mode is not enabled on official servers, but is always enabled for the damage dealt to the Training Dummy.

References[]


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