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Nirvana Tonic
Nirvana Tonic (Mobile)
Return with all of your wisdom to a more primitive state. (Unlearns all levels and XP but retains engrams)
Consumable (values pertain to Humans)
Spoils in
Stack size
Decomposes in
Crafted in
Required stations
Resources breakdown [Expand]
207 × Potent Dust (Mobile) Potent Dust (ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile)
200 × Mejoberry Mejoberry
72 × Narcotic Narcotic
360 × Narcoberry Narcoberry
72 × Stimulant Stimulant
360 × Stimberry Stimberry
144 × Sparkpowder Sparkpowder
72 × Stone Stone
144 × Flint Flint
1 × Water Water
Total Base Ingredients

Nirvana Tonic is a dish in ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile. It can be created in a Cooking Pot Cooking Pot.


The Rockwell Recipes Nir---a Tonic (torn) (Mobile) Recipe for Nirvana Tonic is obtained by completing the Cave of the Immune and tributing its Artifact of the Immune Artifact. Once crafted, the Nirvana Tonic can be consumed to wipe your Survivor back to Level 1, losing all Experience, but retaining all of your previously unlocked Engrams.[1] After consuming, you will start Leveling from Level 1, and you can put your newly earned Engrams points towards new Engrams you didn't have before consuming the Nirvana Tonic.


ContainerSpoiling Time
Human Player Inventory 5h
Triceratops Tamed Dino 20h
Preserving Bin Preserving Bin 2d 2h
Smokehouse (Primitive Plus) Smokehouse (Primitive Plus) 3d 3h
Refrigerator Refrigerator 20d 20h

For more information, see Spoilage.

Notes / Trivia[]

  • The Nirvana Tonic was the solution to the Engram Enigma contest, as it is the only way for a single player to unlock every Engram in the game at once.
  • You will not be able to learn new engrams until you have gained the Level where that engram is unlocked.
  • You won't lose any items, armor, or personal customizations (like dyeing your hair) after consuming the Nirvana Tonic.
  • You will lose all of your Experience upon consuming the Nirvana Tonic.
  • You will most likely be Encumbered by your current inventory when you Weight is reduced back to 100.
  • Do not use a Nirvana Tonic in a Snow Biome as you may start Freezing when your fortitude is reduced to 0.
  • Using the Nirvana Tonic will remove access to any incomplete Pursuits which have specific level requirements.
  • Unlocking all Engram would require 7004 total Engram Points.
  • In order to unlock all engrams by using two Nirvana Tonics, you would have to gain 1922 ((7004-3160)/2) engram points twice, which means you would have to achieve Level 79 each time which would give you 1950 engram points before taking the Nirvana Tonic. After which you would have to level back up to level 100 in order to unlock all possible engrams.
  • Engrams unlocked before consuming the Nirvana Tonic will be kept. If you are leveling up via crafting, it is recommended that you unlock the engram you will be using before you consuming the Nirvana Tonic.
  • Using a mind wipe tonic after using nirvana will remove all learned engrams however at level 1 you will retain the engram points equivalent previous learned engrams.
  • Engram points not spent will be kept after consuming a Nirvana Tonic.
  • Due to the complexity and amount of time it would take to unlock all engrams, it may just be easier to collect blueprints and use the Mindwipe Tonic to redistribute your engram points when needed.
  • You can get it in dungeon's