Metal Hammer (Primitive Plus)

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Metal Hammer
Metal Hammer (Primitive Plus).png
A strong metal hammer primarily used for taming dinosaurs.
Type Melee
Melee damage 4
Rate of fire 1.7 RPS
DPS 6.86.8
Induced Torpor 18
Weight 2.0
Durability 80.0
Durability per use 0.03
Spawn Command
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/PrimitivePlusMod/Items/Weapons/PrimalItem_WeaponMetalHammer.PrimalItem_WeaponMetalHammer'" 1 0 0
Required level Level 40
Engram Points 25 EP
Crafting XP 5.6 XP
Crafted in Smithy
20 × Metal Ingot.png Iron Ingot Primitive Plus Icon.png
5 × Wood.png Wood
10 × Hide.png Hide

The Metal Hammer is a Weapon in the Primitive+-DLC of ARK: Survival Evolved. It is an upgrade of the Wooden Club with twice as much torpor damage and higher durability due to a significant lower durability loss per hit.

Usage[edit | edit source]

The Metal Hammer works like a club dealing 1.6 times damage and 2.0 times Torpor. This means, a player needs only half as much hits to knock out creatures. Also, the torpor to damage ratio is higher.

Weapon Damage Induced Torpor Durability Durability Loss Hits per Second
Wooden Club 2.5 9 70 1.5 1.7
Metal Hammer 4 18 80 0.03 1.7

To craft or repair a Hammer, a player needs access to a Smithy and Iron. This might be the only disadvantage compared to the club.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Due to the low loss of durability a player can usually knock out several creatures before the Hammer breaks. Nevertheless, they should check the durability before trying to tame a creature, since the Hammer cannot normally be repaired in the player inventory but has to be taken to a smithy.