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System Root
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The System Root is an arena for fighting the final boss of Genesis: Part 1 DLC, the Corrupted Master Controller.

Unlike the other bosses, the Master Controller comes in four phases, out of which the first three render him immune to any direct hits until cleared. A timer will immediately begin counting down from several minutes based on the timer within which the entire arena must be cleared. Once the timer expires all players and dinos in the arena are destroyed.

Mission Requirement[]

The following number of missions are required (for the starter) to start the Final Trial:

Gamma Beta Alpha
58 116 168


Attack Drones appear in the variant of Corrupted Dinotar.

Corrupted Avatar[]

Avatars resembling Human will appear as part of the created corrupted avatar, each wielding a corrupted data variant of their equipment.

They may carry the following (They will still carry those same weapon from earlier phase as the progress goes on):

Phase 1[]

Phase 3[]

Phase 4[]

Corrupted Dinotar[]

Avatars resembling dinosaurs will appear as part of the created corrupted avatar. Note that any creature from previous phase will also appear in later phase, and sometimes may be ridden by a Corrupted Avatar. Corrupted Avatar will appear in cases like this should the Dinotar dies.

Phase 1[]

Phase 2[]

Phase 3[]

Final Test[]

Compatible Tamed Creatures

These restrictions do not apply to Extinction arena as the boss fight takes place inside the map rather than in a separate section of the map

Entry Restriction:

  • A maximum of 10 survivors and 20 creatures are allowed to enter the arena. In the case of Tek Cave, a maximum of 10 survivors and 40 creatures are allowed, but only 20 creatures can be warped in at any point of time to the arena itself per warp.
  • Most Arenas restrict survivors to ground-only creature. There are a few exceptions:
  • Exceptions for certain arenas are only valid for the listed arenas. E.g. Manticore Arena refers to the Manticore Arena in Scorched Earth but not Ragnarok Arena where you also have to fight against the Manticore.
  • A creature's "drag weight" must be less than 560. This is how much the creature itself weighs, not its carrying weight seen in its inventory.
To see this value in-game, place the creature on an Elevator Platform with an empty inventory and no saddle.
Creature Accessible Drag Weight Rideable Notes
Achatina Yes 50 No
Allosaurus Yes 285 Yes
Ankylosaurus Yes 160 Yes
Araneo Yes 90 Yes
Archaeopteryx Yes 50 No
Argentavis Yes/No 150 Yes
Arthropluera Yes 110 Yes
Astrocetus No 4000 Yes
Basilisk Yes 425 Yes
Basilosaurus Yes/No 12000 Yes
Baryonyx Yes 210 Yes
Beelzebufo Yes 110 Yes
Bulbdog Yes 30 No
Brontosaurus No 1000 Yes
Carbonemys Yes 250 Yes
Carno Yes 250 Yes
Castoroides Yes 120 Yes
Chalicotherium Yes 300 Yes
Compy Yes 20 No
Crystal Wyvern Yes/No 416 Yes
Daeodon Yes 120 Yes
Deinonychus Yes 85 Yes
Dilophosaur Yes 35 No
Dimetrodon Yes 170 No
Dimorphodon Yes/No 70 No
Diplocaulus Yes 35 Yes
  •  Can only be ridden in water.
Diplodocus No 575 Yes
Dire Bear Yes 295 Yes
Direwolf Yes 120 Yes
Dodo Yes 25 No
DodoRex No 1000 No
Doedicurus Yes 160 Yes
Dung Beetle Yes 90 No
Equus Yes 125 Yes
Enforcer No 35 Yes
Ferox Yes 25 Yes
Ferox (Large) Yes 300 Yes
Featherlight Yes/No 25 No
Gacha Yes 350 Yes
Gallimimus Yes 410 Yes
Gasbags No 300 Yes
Giganotosaurus No 950 Yes
Gigantopithecus Yes 150 Yes
Glowtail Yes 25 No
Ichthyornis Yes/No 120 No
Ichthyosaurus Yes/No 75 Yes
Iguanodon Yes 125 Yes
Jerboa Yes 25 No
Kairuku Yes 35 No
Karkinos Yes 450 Yes
Kaprosuchus Yes 410.23 Yes
Kentrosaurus Yes 250 No
Lymantria Yes/No 149 Yes
Lystrosaurus Yes 25 No
Mammoth Yes 400 Yes
Magmasaur ?? 550 Yes
Managarmr Yes 250 Yes
Mantis Yes 200 Yes
Megachelon No 3000 Yes
Megalania Yes/No 35 Yes
Megaloceros Yes 120 Yes
Megalodon Yes/No 250 Yes
Megalosaurus Yes 410 Yes
Megatherium Yes 295 Yes
Mek No 1200 Yes
Mega Mek No 1200 Yes
  •  Will only properly function during Alpha King Titan fight.
Mesopithecus Yes 25 No
Microraptor Yes 35 No
Morellatops Yes 300 Yes
Mosasaurus Yes/No 899 Yes
Moschops Yes 95 Yes
Onyc Yes/No 35 No
Otter Yes 35 No
Oviraptor Yes 40 No
Ovis Yes 85 Yes
Pachy Yes 85 Yes
Pachyrhinosaurus Yes 200 Yes
Paracer No 600 Yes
Parasaur Yes 125 Yes
Pegomastax Yes 20 No
Pelagornis Yes/No 120 Yes
Phiomia Yes 120 Yes
Phoenix Yes/No 35 Yes
Procoptodon Yes 410 Yes
Pteranodon Yes/No 149 Yes
Purlovia Yes 300 No
Quetzal Yes/No 500 Yes
Raptor Yes 85 Yes
Ravager Yes 120 Yes
Reaper Yes 525 Yes
Rex Yes 550 Yes
Rock Drake Yes/No 425 Yes
Rock Elemental No 1000 Yes
Roll Rat Yes 245 Yes
Sabertooth Yes 120 Yes
Sarco Yes 200 Yes
Scorpion Yes 110 Yes
Scout No 149 No
Shinehorn Yes 25 No
Snow Owl Yes/No 35 Yes
Spino Yes 550 Yes
Stego Yes 250 Yes
Tapejara Yes/No 149 Yes
Terror Bird Yes 85 Yes
Therizinosaur Yes 250 Yes
Thorny Dragon Yes 150 Yes
Thylacoleo Yes/No 180 Yes
Titanoboa No 110
Titanosaur No 3000 Yes
Forest Titan No 35 Yes
Ice Titan No 6000 Yes
Desert Titan No 35 Yes
Trike Yes 300 Yes
Troodon Yes 35 No
Tusoteuthis Yes/No 1500 Yes
Unicorn Yes 125 Yes
Vulture Yes 70 No
Velonasaur Yes 200 Yes
Woolly Rhino Yes 375 Yes
Wyvern Yes/No 555 Yes


  • The arena is not to be underestimated. Unlike the other bosses, the amount of minions spawned ignores the current numbers, which can easily overwhelm even the most powerful of dinos.
  • Within the devkits, there were supposed to be Corrupted Dinotar variants of Daeodon and Yutyrannus, but were scrapped. They appear as pure white glowing dinos as of current.
  • Console command to get in without doing required amount of missions: DebugAllowVRMissionTeleport
  • Should the survivor die inside the arena while not mounted, and if all the survivors die, their body (or bag) will return back to where the fight portal started.
  • The temperature in the arena is affected by the time of day inside the Genesis Simulation.