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Disambig.png Tek Grenade is referred to as "TEK Grenade" in ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile

Disambig.png This article is about Tek Grenade, not to be confused with  Grenade,  Smoke Grenade,  Poison Grenade,  Cluster Grenade (Scorched Earth), or  Tek Gravity Grenade (Extinction)

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Tek Grenade
Tek Grenade.png
Sticks to targets with a powerful Tek Explosion after 5 seconds. Equipping requires learning this Tekgram.
Stack size
Single use
Unlocked upon defeating
Added in
Spawn Command
cheat gfi TekGrenade 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItem_TekGrenade.PrimalItem_TekGrenade'" 1 0 0
Unlock Tekgram
cheat unlockengram "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItem_TekGrenade.PrimalItem_TekGrenade'"
Crafting XP
45.4 XP
Crafting time
Crafted in
Crafting yields
3 pieces
ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile Ingredients (Mobile)
Resources breakdown [Expand]
30 × Metal Ingot
60 × Metal
60 × Gunpowder
60 × Sparkpowder
30 × Stone
60 × Flint
Total Base Ingredients

The Tek Grenade is an endgame explosive in ARK: Survival Evolved. It is part of the Tek Tier item set.


When tossed at a target, the Tek Grenade can stick to the target and will explode after 5 seconds. It deals 300 damage to a creature with no armor.

List of explosive damage versus various materials as of Patch 257:

Weapon/Structure Thatch Wood Stone Metal Tek
 C4 Charge * 11813 * 3544 788
 Grenade 788 788 1838 237 53
 Improvised Explosive Device (pair) * 7875 ** ** **
 Rocket Propelled Grenade * 7350 * 2205 596
 Tek Rifle 1260 536 294 29 185
 Tek Grenade 2625 1115 612 59 385
 Cannon * * 3446 355 40

* The damage is greater than the health-points of structures of that material
** IEDs are currently just about impossible to place on stone, metal, or Tek structures.


Unlocked by killing the Megapithecus or Manticore boss on Alpha difficulty.


Patch Changes
257.0 Tek Grenade is added to the game.
314.13 Tek Grenades when attached to a Scout will now instantly explode.