ARK Pteranodon – Taming, Feeding & Breeding Guide

The Pteranodon is a relatively common dinosaur found around the world on ARK and is also the first flying creature players encounter. This dinosaur looks like a pterodactyl with large bat-like wings and incredibly sharp teeth. These large predators will immediately run away if you engage in any sort of conflict, making it quite difficult to catch one. You’ll want to fire a tranquilizer dart into her crest while being careful not to kill her.

How to Tame a Pteranodon in ARK

Once the pteranodon is unconscious from the tranquilizer dart, you’ll want to feed it raw meat or kibble. They won’t fight much, but if he starts to wiggle after being tranquilized, you’ll want to feed him Narcoberries to stun him again.


How to Feed a Pteranodon in ARK

Feeding one of these dinosaurs is as simple as placing food in its inventory. However, pteranodons are carnivores, which means there are specific foods they enjoy more than others. We have listed them all below:

  • Regular kibble
  • Croquettes (Dodo Egg)
  • raw mutton
  • Premium raw meat
  • raw fish meat
  • Raw meat
  • raw fish meat

How to Breed a Pteranodon in ARK

Raising a pteranodon is a relatively simple task, as all you need to do is build a large enough enclosure, place a male and a female in it, and set them up. It will take about 18-48 hours for breeding to be successful. It will take about 18-48 hours for breeding to be successful.

To successfully hatch a fertilized Pteranodon egg, you must ensure that the temperature of the egg is between 29°C and 31°C. At this point, it should take around 3-4 hours for the egg to officially hatch. The time it takes for the dinosaur to reach maturity is one day and 13 hours.

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