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Disambig.png Metal Ingot is referred to as "Iron Ingot" in the Primitive Plus DLC

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Metal Ingot
Metal Ingot.png
Created by refining metal ore in a forge.
Type
Rarity
Common
Renewable
Yes
Refineable
No
Combustible
No
Weight
1.0
Stack size
300 / 5000
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 73 1 0 0
or
cheat gfi MetalIngot 1 0 0
or
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Resources/PrimalItemResource_MetalIngot.PrimalItemResource_MetalIngot'" 1 0 0
Ingredients
2 × Metal
Exchange yields
5 pieces
Hexagons
Hexagon Icon.png 195
Purchase yields
50 pieces
Purchased in
Cost
125 ×  Molds (ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile)

The Metal Ingot is a resource in ARK: Survival Evolved. It's an essential ingredient for most mid-game and late-game equipment.

The Industrial Forge can produce up to 40 Metal Ingots at once if enough raw materials are available.

Crafting[]

To craft metal ingots you will need to put Metal in a Refining Forge or Industrial Forge. 2 pieces of Metal can be smelted to create a Metal Ingot.

Quantity Refining Time
Refining Forge
Refining Time
Industrial Forge
Refining Time
Phoenix
1 ×  Metal Ingot 20s 1.3s 5s
15 ×  Metal Ingot 5m 20s about 1m 15s
100 ×  Metal Ingot 33m 20s 2m 13s about 8m 33s

Metal Ingots are used to craft a lot of items, including:

Full list of items crafted with Metal Ingot

Gathering[]

Weight Reduction[]

The following creatures reduce the weight of Metal Ingot by the listed amount while it is in their inventory:

CreatureReduction
Magmasaur75%
Argentavis50%

Changelog[]

Patch Changes
312.65 Metal Ingot stack size has been increased to 300.
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