Community Crunch 294: Classic PvP Season 5, Community Corner, and More!

Posted on December 3rd, 2021 07:57 PM EST


In 2019, the launch of the Snail Games Initiative, Classic PvP, created an exciting and competitive playing experience for PC players. Throughout the course of the seasons, the meta was watched closely and changes were made to shake things up and create an experience tailored for PvP gameplay. Continue on the quest for the ultimate PvP experience with the introduction of Classic PvP Season 5!
Classic PvP Season 5 launches on the 14th of December with Lost Island!

  • Experience gain, taming, gathering have been quintupled compared to our standard Official Servers (5x)
  • Breeding, hatching, and raising rates have been quadrupled compared to our standard Official Servers (4x)
  • Tribes are set to 25 players max
  • Tribe alliances are disabled, though informal alliances are allowed
  • Servers have a maximum player count of 100
  • These maps will be available: The Island, Scorched Earth, Ragnarok, Lost Island, Valguero, and The Center
  • Tek dinos (Tek Parasaur, Tek Quetzal, Tek Rex, Tek Raptor, Tek Stego), Paracer, Tapejara, and the Titanosaur are not available for taming on Classic PvP
  • All Aberration and Extinction content is unavailable on Classic PvP
  • Scaling of weapon damage has been reduced
  • No TEK Engrams
  • No cave building
  • Cryopods enabled
  • Tamed Stegosaurus Resistance reduced by 35%
  • Tamed Quetzal Resistance reduced by 20%
  • Tamed Wyvern Resistance reduced by 20%
  • Tamed Wyvern Damage reduced by 20%
  • Reaper Queen added to the Valguero Aberration Zone




There is an ongoing EVO event as part of Turkey Trial 5 that lasts until December 7th.
*Note that these bonuses are multiplicative of the game's standard 1x rates.
  • Official Servers: 3x XP, Harvesting, Taming, and Breeding (imprint, maturation, hatch/gestation), 0.6x Mating Interval, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
  • Small Tribe Servers: 4.5x XP, 4.5x Harvesting, 4.5x Taming, and 4x Breeding (imprint, maturation, hatch/gestation), 0.6x Mating Interval, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
  • ARKPocalypse: 5x XP, 5x Harvesting, 5x Taming, and 5x Breeding (imprint, maturation, hatch/gestation), 0.6x Mating Interval, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
  • Conquest: 4.5x XP, 4.5x Harvesting, 4.5x Taming, and 4x Breeding (imprint, maturation, hatch/gestation), 0.6x Mating Interval, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus



Creator: Syntac
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Creator: Aaron Longstaff
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Bulbdog Fan Concept Commission by EmilyStepp


Raptor Painting by Firefly


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Turkey by @Snudoo1


Blue T-Rex on Fire by M1mple



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