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Wooden Ladder
Wooden Ladder
A simple wooden ladder used to climb up or down tall structures. Can also be used to extend existing ladders.
Found in Supply Crate
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 88 1 0 0
cheat gfi woodladder 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Structures/Wooden/PrimalItemStructure_WoodLadder.PrimalItemStructure_WoodLadder'" 1 0 0
Required level
Engram points
6 EP
Crafting XP
2 XP
Crafted in
Purchased in
5 × Cuts (Mobile) Cuts (ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile)

The Wooden Ladder can be used to access higher areas, similar to the Wooden Staircase Wooden Staircase. The Metal Ladder Metal Ladder is the upgraded version of this structure.

Ladders can be placed on the side of a structure, below a Wooden Hatchframe Hatchframe, or along an area in the natural environment.


  • Ladders can sometimes be buggy and players may have trouble climbing and getting off them. Players can also run into trouble getting off them when used in combination with trapdoors.
  • If you face the back of the ladder you will only be able to demolish it, but if you face the front you can press the use button and climb up.
  • Can be built on the side of a Bronto Platform Saddle Platform Saddle to easily climb on it.
  • As with other wooden structures, wooden ladders cannot be damaged by hands or stone tools.

For more information on Paint Regions and how to use them, please view the Blue Coloring Dye, Paintbrush Paintbrush, or Spray Painter Spray Painter pages.

Wooden Ladder PaintRegion1

Region 1:
Inner Side Rails

Wooden Ladder PaintRegion2

Region 2:
Top of Rungs

X mark

Region 3 is not used
for this Object.

Wooden Ladder PaintRegion4

Region 4:
Bottom of Rungs

X mark

Region 5 is not used
for this Object.

Wooden Ladder PaintRegion6

Region 6:
Outer Side Rails