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Tranq Spear Bolt
Tranq Spear Bolt
A massive bolt with a tranq dart mounted on the front. Used as an underwater tranquilizer projectile with the Harpoon Gun. If it doesn't break, you can recover the spear bolt.
Stack size
100 / 50
Added in
Spawn Command
cheat gfi Bolt 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItemAmmo_TranqSpearBolt.PrimalItemAmmo_TranqSpearBolt'" 1 0 0
Required level
Engram points
40 EP
Crafting XP
37.2 XP
Crafting time
Required stations
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The Tranq Spear Bolt is a torpor-inducing type of ammunition. It can only be fired from the Harpoon Launcher Harpoon Launcher.

It can be used to easily knock out creatures underwater. However, it is not effective when used on land, as it will not travel very far.

They do approximately 36 damage per hit and induce 300 torpor. Weapon damage modifier affects base damage and Torpor the same. For example a 300% harpoon gun would multiply both the base damage and torpor by 3x.

Tranquilizer comparison table
Ammunition Weapon Damage Narcotics Instant torpor Over time Total Torpor / Narcotic
Tranq Arrow Tranq Arrow Bow Bow 20 1 40 50 90 90
Tranq Arrow Tranq Arrow Compound Bow Compound Bow 27 1 54 67.5 121.5 121.5
Tranq Arrow Tranq Arrow Crossbow Crossbow 35 1 70 87.5 157.5 157.5
Tranquilizer Dart Tranquilizer Dart Longneck Rifle Longneck Rifle 26 3 156 65 221 73.7
Tranq Spear Bolt Tranq Spear Bolt Harpoon Launcher Harpoon Launcher 36 3 216 90 306 102
Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Shocking Tranquilizer Dart Longneck Rifle Longneck Rifle 26 3 312 130 442 147.3
Toxicant Arrow (Mobile) Toxicant Arrow (ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile) Bow Bow 20 80 100 180
Toxicant Arrow (Mobile) Toxicant Arrow (ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile) Compound Bow Compound Bow 27 150 ? 240
Toxicant Arrow (Mobile) Toxicant Arrow (ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile) Crossbow Crossbow 35 80 100 180


  • After firing Tranq Spear Bolts, it is possible to pick them back up as regular Spear Bolts (if they don't break).
  • Although it is made from Spear Bolt, it cannot be loaded in a Ballista.
  • Will eventually get outmatched by high-quality Crossbows with their Tranq Arrow, since there is no known way to get a high-quality Harpoon Launcher(Beacon and Lootcrates do not drop it).