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Metal Sickle
Metal Sickle.png
A curved tool ideal for harvesting fiber from seed plants. Also useful for delicately shearing off slices of Prime Fish!
Melee damage
50.0 (60 on Ark: Survival Evolved Mobile)
Single use
Added in
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 376 1 0 0
cheat gfi Sickle 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItem_WeaponSickle.PrimalItem_WeaponSickle'" 1 0 0
Required level
Engram points
12 EP
Crafting XP
5.6 XP
Required stations
Purchased in
150 ×  Slips (Mobile).png   Slips  Logo Mobile.svg


The Metal Sickle in ARK: Survival Evolved harvests resources from some of the renewable resources at a higher efficiency and yield than by hand. Made out of sturdy wood and metal, it is cheap yet reasonably effective. However, it is not commonly used, as a wandering tamed Gigantopithecus can be used to autonomously gather fiber, and other tames can manually harvest at greater efficiency than the sickle.


Renewable Resource Harvests Notes
Plants Fiber.png   Fiber
Rare flower patches Rare Flower.png   Rare Flowers
Marine carcasses Raw Prime Fish Meat.png   Raw Prime Fish Meat, Raw Fish Meat.png   Raw Fish Meat
Small cacti Cactus Sap (Scorched Earth).png   Cactus Sap  Scorched Earth Icon.png , Berries.png   Berries Scorched Earth
Desert silk plants Silk (Scorched Earth).png   Silk  Scorched Earth Icon.png , Fiber.png   Fiber Scorched Earth
Small beige mushroom patches Fiber.png   Fiber Aberration
Small red-capped mushroom patches Auric Mushroom (Aberration).png   Auric Mushroom  Aberration Icon.png , Aquatic Mushroom (Aberration).png   Aquatic Mushroom  Aberration Icon.png , Ascerbic Mushroom (Aberration).png   Ascerbic Mushroom  Aberration Icon.png , Aggeravic Mushroom (Aberration).png   Aggeravic Mushroom  Aberration Icon.png Aberration


Resource Efficiency
Fiber.png Fiber ★★★★★
Raw Prime Fish Meat.png Raw Prime Fish Meat ★★★★☆
Silk (Scorched Earth).png Silk Scorched Earth Icon.png ★★★☆☆


Items which use stats, namely Melee Damage, Durability, Armor, Hypothermic Insulation and Hyperthermic Insulation, have Item Quality, with higher quality items having better overall stats (though lower quality items may be randomly superior in an individual stat). Items with improved quality can be obtained from beacons, loot crates, and other forms of loot drops (such as from killing predators), while blueprints of higher quality items are obtainable only from beacons and loot crates. Items with higher quality can cost substantially more than primitive versions.

Items that are affected by quality:

There are currently six levels of quality, defined as follows.

Primitive Ramshackle Apprentice Journeyman Mastercraft Ascendant
Random Multiplier Threshold 1 1.25 2.5 4.5 7 10
Crafting XP Multiplier 1 2 3 4 5 6
Repairing XP Multiplier 1 2 3 4 5 6
Crafting Resources Requirements Multiplier 1 1.33 1.67 2 2.5 3.5

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