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A lump of unrefined coal, mined from rocks usually found high in the mountains, or in caves. Can be refined in a Forge.
Type Resource
Renewable No
Refineable No
Combustible Yes
Weight 1.0
Stack Size 200
Added in v1.5 (Primitive Plus)
Spawn Command
cheat GFI Coal_PP 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/PrimitivePlusMod/Items/Resources/PrimalItemResource_Coal_PP.PrimalItemResource_Coal_PP'" 1 0 0

Coal is a Resource in the Primitive+ DLC of ARK: Survival Evolved.


This resource is found in   Obsidian nodes primarily gathered by an   Obsidian Pickaxe.


This resource is used in the   Industrial Forge  ,   Industrial Cooker   and   Industrial Grill   as a fuel.


  • Due to a bug that was created during the tlc2 update, coal could not be mined at the release of the update in Primitive+ on console. Even when using a Obsidian pickaxe. Giving only stone and Obsidian.
  • The former noted bug has been fixed since

775.1 on xbox and 524.0 on Playstation.

  • This bug is back again with recent update to 533.14 on PlayStation as well as not being able to put coal into primitive industrial forge.