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Narcoberry Seed
Narcoberry Seed
Eat it to gain a tiny amount of nourishment, or plant it to grow your own narcoberry bush. Can be planted in Small, Medium, or Large crop plots.
Consumable (values pertain to Humans)
Spoils in
Stack size
Decomposes in
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 234 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Consumables/Seeds/PrimalItemConsumable_Seed_Narcoberry.PrimalItemConsumable_Seed_Narcoberry'" 1 0 0

The Narcoberry Seed is a Consumable in ARK: Survival Evolved.


The Narcoberry Seed is used for growing your own narcoberry crop. These seeds can be planted in crop plots of any size. It can also be eaten to gain a very small amount of food.


Seeds can be obtained in two different ways, either by hand or using a dino. While any herbivore that the player can ride can harvest a good amount, the:

are very proficient creatures for berry and seed collecting. The Iguanodon even has the ability to convert stacks of berries into seeds.

Spoil times[]

ContainerSpoiling TimeSpoiling Time in Scorched Earth
Human Player Inventory 15m 13m 30s
Human Player Inventory (with Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth) Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth) *) 30m 27m
Triceratops Tamed Dino 1h 54m
Triceratops Tamed Dino (with Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth) Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth) *) 2h 1h 48m
Preserving Bin Preserving Bin 2h 30m 2h 15m
Preserving Bin Preserving Bin (with Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth) Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth) *) 5h 4h 30m
Smokehouse (Primitive Plus) Smokehouse (Primitive Plus) 3h 45m 3h 22m 30s
Refrigerator Refrigerator 1d 1h 22h 30m

*Keep in mind that a full stack of preserving salts will spoil in 2 hours for all of these containers and must be restocked periodically in order to maximize the spoil time.

For more information, see Spoilage.