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16.1° Lat, 84.6° Lon
The North East Cave is a cave in the northeast of The Island, on an island known as The Dead Island or "Carno Island". The cave contains the Artifact of the Devourer, needed to summon the Megapithecus. This cave consists basically of one big room with the path spiraling on the wall.
- Big Drops
- Narrow Pathways
- Extreme Cold
- Many Onycs
- 30 × Cooked Meat
- Medical Brew (multiple)
- Stimberry or Stimulant as antidote for the scorpion-stings
- Fria Curry
- Bug Repellant
- Lesser Antidote (Lots of Onycs in this cave)
- Thylacoleos can deal large amounts of damage to bats, and harvest chitin with ease. Thylas also have a climbing ability, albeit this will not help you escape many sections of the cave.
- Terror Birds can glide to the bottom of the cave immediately, but will face the threat of large swarms of bats, it can also struggle with escaping.
- Enforcers are skilled climbers, bat killers, and can teleport. This makes them a very useful mount for caving, though one would need a powerful enforcer to hold its own.
- Some Metal rocks block the way, bring a Metal Hatchet or Metal Pick.
- The fastest way down is by using a Parachute or Grappling Hook. Be prepared for a lot of Onyc and Pulmonoscorpius on the ground though.
- It is possible to get the artifact without building anything, but foundations can be used to make some jumps easier.
- The jump over the pit in the center is possible.
- Be careful not to fall.
- Bug Repellant will make this cave much easier. You will lower the aggro radius of some creatures, namely Onyc.
- If you die in certain places in the cave your body may glitch through the ground and out of the map border.
- Mesopithecus Dossier is near the artifact on the left side.
- Megalosaurus Dossier is at the bottom of the pit about halfway back from the artifact.
Compatible Tamed Creatures
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- Excellent: Full-Cave Access (Entrance-to-Artifact)
- Limited: Can Access Portions of the Cave Safely
- Not Recommended: Can Get Stuck/Unable to Leave Cave
- If you bring a dino that can not jump and it falls it will be unable to escape the cave without building escape ramps.
- This cave is swarming with bats.
- There are dangerous jumps, as you will walk a spiral path down to the ground. It is advised to bring a parachute with you.
- Parachuting down from the top is probably the best way to get down.
- It is possible for players to bring their sabers in to farm chitin however the reward is often not worth the risk. There is a lot of maneuvering that requires foundations and ramps and players are extremely likely to die if they fall.
- There is a small section of water just after the entrance to the cave and before the large descending spiral walk. No piranhas or sarcos spawn here and a player with no extra points in oxygen will be able to navigate with only half oxygen used.
- At the bottom is a metal rock blocking the path back up. It is possible to jump over the rock if the player climbs on a rock ledge just below the metal rock.
- You can use the grappling hook to climb up and down safely. To climb down to the bottom two hooks are needed (re-attach in the middle). To climb up completely with hooks only, around four or more hooks are needed.
- Spinosaurus have the ability to swim which makes them an effective way to travel to the island and rid the cave entrance of carnivores lurking in the area. Thylacoleo however, are a superior choice due to small size and surprisingly good swim speed.
- After level 51, players can bring larger dinosaurs in using cryopods
- Cave does not exist on mobile