Become Part of the ARK PVE Family

Best ARK PVE Server

“THIS IS A NO WIPE ARK PVE SERVER. That’s right, we never wipe!”

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Welcome to the most tweaked and customized ARK PVE server in the world. At Salty Zombies, our team has spent countless days, if not weeks, tailoring every single .INI file, setting and modding out every bug and exploit possible. The result? An award-winning ARK PVE server, taken care of and looked after like no other server.

So, if you enjoy honing your survival skills in beautiful but deadly environments, building structures, homes, and bases with unlimited creativity and possibilities, and taming and breeding armies of powerful dinosaurs with immense abilities, then join the best community on the web as we explore Ark: Survival Evolved.

Salty Zombies’ ARK PVE server doesn’t allow base raiding, owned dino killing, or other forms of griefing, and violators will be banned from our servers.

ARK PVE Cluster Settings:

  • XP Rate: 5x
  • Gathering: 5x
  • Taming: 6x
  • Mature Speed: 12x
  • Incubation Speed: 8x
  • Mating Speed: 8x
  • Mating Interval: 12
  • Imprint Stat Scale: 1.2
  • 100% Imprinting
  • Cave Building: off
  • Body Decay: 24hr
  • Max Dino Level 150 (Shiny Dinos 180)
  • Breeding 8x, Egg lay 4x, Mating .25
  • Custom Item Stack Sizes
  • Custom Loot Drops
  • Shiny’s every hour
  • Wild Babies Enabled
  • Additional Tranqs
  • Extra Foundation Support
  • Intake Pipes Anywhere
  • All Mod Saddles/Items Added To Loot
  • Custom Player Stats/Points Per Level

PLAYER STATS

  • Health Start: 150
  • Stam Start: 120
  • Torp Start: 200
  • Oxy Start: 200
  • Food Start: 150
  • Water Start: 150
  • Health PPL: 20
  • Stam PPL: 20
  • Oxygen PPL: 40
  • Weight PPL: 50
  • Fortitude PPL: 5
  • Speed PPL: 3

CREATURE STATS

  • Stam Wild PPL: 1.5x
  • Weight Wild PPL: 3x
  • Stam Tamed PPL: 1.5x
  • Weight Tamed PPL: 4x
  • Dmg Tamed PPL: 0.3x
  • Speed Tamed PPL: 2x
  • Speed Tame RWD: 1.3x
  • DMG Tamed RWD: 0.15x

Please read them thoroughly

ARK PVE Server Rules & Verfication

Keeping the peace in a not so peaceful world

Exploits | Glitches | Hacking

We take hacking and exploits very seriously on our ARK PVE Server. If you locate a glitch in-game, we encourage you to report it via our support tickets system in Discord. Doing so will earn you rewards. If you take advantage of an exploit or hide someone in your friend list using an exploit, you and your entire group can be permanently banned on all our servers. We actively reward players who report glitches/hacks/exploits for us to fix.

Common Sense Policy

Our common sense rule is just that if something is common sense, but it isn’t outright listed on the rules above, then use your head and common sense to make the right choices and not attempt to find loopholes or such around the rules.

Toxicity Policy

We stand firm in your ability to have a free and open dialogue. You will not be punished for expressing your views openly. Our support team will only step into bantering or conversation when attacks become personal or threatening. It’s important to understand that bantering is 100% allowed and not something we will not punish our players for it. However, any talk on politics, religious or controversial topics is prohibited.

The most important rule!

Make friends and have a good time! It’s important to understand that these are game servers to allow you to escape from real-world drama. So have fun and have a good time. Try making friends while gaming!

PLEASE NOTE: Even though this is an ARK PVE Server and players can not damage your base, they will still try to find other means of getting inside and stealing your stuff or mess around with your sleeping body. Yes, this is against the rules, and we will know who it is and ban them. However, we will not replace any lost or stolen items. So make sure your base is secure, including from the roof and windows. Lock up all your boxes, all your doors etc.

Let’s GO

Our ARK PVE Server Mods

These mods are auto download on server entry

Arkitect

Structures + is the ultimate ARK building mod, and what’s even better is the owner has recently returned to the ARK mod scene, fixed a ton of bugs, and updated the plugin.

Super Spyglass

One of the most popular and most demanding mods on ARK PVE servers was

Ark Additions: The Collection

Adds more unique and amazing creatures to our ARK PVE Server. They come with unique stats and abilities. 

Crazy's Crazy Potions

Ever want to tame all those pesky dinos that normally cannot be tamed? This mod fixes them all and adds some QOL features to our ARK PVE Server.

Shiny Dinos

Adds unique creatures to the map. They are slightly higher level. These creatures sometimes have Rare and Unique abilities. They spawn randomly and stay on the map for a short time, so get them while you can.

ARK Shop

We have the new updates to ARK ASA PVE Servers. The excellent ARK Shop mod allows you to spend your hard-earned Salty Coins.

QOL+

You ever see a wyvern and look for its egg, and it just doesn’t exist? This mod fixes and adds all sorts of QoL features for you to enjoy on our ARK PVE Servers.

Pelyayoris Cryo

Replaces cryo pods, you may ask why? These are extremely configurable to our needs and allow us to add all sorts of QOL features and notable changes to our cluster.

Ark PVE Server Cluster
ARK Lady on a raptor

In game commands

Commands for ARK PVE Server

General Commands:

/Decaytime – Allows checking tribe decay times while looking at a tribe owned structure
/StatsCommand to check their stats (see DynamicStats for what is shown to the player)​

In-Game Keybinds

F1 – In Game Rules
F2– Open ARK Shop
F3 – Open Quests Menu

ARK PVE Economy/Ranks

We have a shop for our ARK PVE Servers. Press F3 to bring up the shop menu. The shop currency is called “Salty Coins.” You earn 50 Salty Coins every 30 minutes you are on the server, and you can earn 100% to 300% more Salty Coins every 30 minutes when you subscribe.

We also understand that not everyone has the time to grind out or play for hours. Some of us have work and family commitments, so we have enabled you to buy Salty Coins for real-world money.

There are 4 different ranks you can choose from, each going up in price but giving you more quality of life perks and benefits. Purchasing a rank gives you that rank on all our ARK PVE Servers.

$10

/month

Apprentice

Starter Kit (F3 to Claim)

Unique Hide Set:
25 Armour, 100 Durability
(Better Than Prim Hide)

Tool Set:
Pick: 200 Dura 100 Dmg
Hatchet: 200 Dura 100 Dmg
Sickle: 300 Dura 100 Dmg

Crossbow With:
200 Durability
100 Dmg
50 Arrows
10 Bolas
25 Tranqs
20 Brews

Dinos LVL 150:
Raptor
 Pteranodon
Doedicurus
Argentavis
Beaver
Ankylosaurus
25 Armour Saddle

Longneck Rifle
250 Dura 150 Dmg
25 Tranq Darts

General Perks

Apprentice Title In-Game
Apprentice Role On Discord
Access VIP Discord Chat
2 Weeks Base Decay Timer
Unlock Unique Shop Items
Join Twitch Stream Team

Economy Perks

750 Salty Coins/Monthly
75 Salty Coins/30 Minutes
5% Discount in the F2 Shop

$20

/month

Journeyman

Starter Kit (F3 to Claim)

Unique Flak Armor Set:
50 Armour, 150 Durability
(Better Than Chitin Armor)

Tool Set:
Pick: 300 Dura 150 Dmg
Hatchet: 300 Dura 150 Dmg
 Sickle: 300 Dura 100 Dmg

Crossbow With:
300 Durability
200 Dmg
100 Arrows
10 Bolas
 25 Tranqs
20 Brews

Dinos LVL 150:
Raptor
 Pteranodon
Doedicurus
Argentavis
Beaver
Ankylosaurus
50 Armour Saddle

Longneck Rifle
250 Dura 150 Dmg
25 Tranq Darts

General Perks

Journeyman Title In-Game
Journeyman Role On Discord
Access VIP Discord Chat
3 Weeks Base Decay Timer
Unlock Unique Shop Items
Join Twitch Stream Team

Economy Perks

1,500 Salty Coins/Monthly
100 Salty Coins/30 Minutes
10% Discount in the F2 Shop

$30

/month

Mastercraft

Starter Kit (F3 to Claim)

Unique Flak Armor Set:
100 Armour, 200 Durability
(Equivalent To Prim Flak)

Tool Set:
Pick: 300 Dura 200 Dmg
Hatchet: 300 Dura 200 Dmg
 Sickle: 300 Dura 100 Dmg

Crossbow With:
300 Durability
200 Dmg
100 Arrows
10 Bolas
50 Tranqs
20 Brews

Dinos LVL 150:
Raptor
 Pteranodon
 Doedicurus
 Argentavis
 Beaver
Ankylosaurus
75 Armour Saddle

Longneck Rifle
250 Dura 150 Dmg
 25 Tranq Darts

General Perks

Mastercraft Title In-Game
Mastercraft Role On Discord
Access VIP Discord Chat
3 Weeks Base Decay Timer
Unlock Unique Shop Items
Join Twitch Stream Team

Economy Perks

2,500 Salty Coins/Monthly
125 Salty Coins/30 Minutes
15% Discount in the F2 Shop

$50

/month

Ascendant

Starter Kit (F3 to Claim)

Unique Ghillie Suit Set:
250 Armour, 240 Durability
(Equivalent To Prim Riot)

Tool Set:
Pick: 300 Dura 250 Dmg
Hatchet: 300 Dura 250 Dmg
 Sickle: 300 Dura 150 Dmg

Crossbow With:
300 Durability
200 Dmg
100 Arrows
10 Bolas
50 Tranqs
 20 Brews

Dinos LVL 150:
Raptor
 Pteranodon
 Doedicurus
 Argentavis
 Beaver
Ankylosaurus
100 Armour Saddle

Longneck Rifle
250 Dura 200 Dmg
50 Tranq Darts

General Perks

Ascendant Title In-Game
Ascendant Role On Discord
Access VIP Discord Chat
4 Weeks Base Decay Timer
Unlock Unique Shop Items
Join Twitch Stream Team

Economy Perks

4,000 Salty Coins/Monthly
150 Salty Coins/30 Minutes
20% Discount in the F2 Shop

No question is a stupid question

Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of some of the most frequently asked questions about our ARK PVE Server. This could be general questions about the server, mods, or even regular issues and their solutions. Please have a read of all the questions so you are fully informed of all the answers and solutions.

Connection Issues

As we know, ARK is a very buggy and resource-intensive game. If you are having issues connecting to our ARK PVE server, there are multiple things you can try.

Firstly, it’s always better to download the mods first. Click here to go to our Steam workshop list of all the mods on the ARK PVE server and select “Subscribe To All”.

Connection Issues

As we know, ARK is a very buggy and resource-intensive game. If you are having issues connecting to our ARK PVE server, there are multiple things you can try.

Firstly, it’s always better to download the mods first. Click here to go to our Steam workshop list of all the mods on the ARK PVE server and select “Subscribe To All”.

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ARK PVE Tutorial Videos

ARK is an in-depth game with lots of content. On the Salty Zombies ARK PVE Servers, we have all the ARK ASA maps in a single PVE cluster so that you can move between them. As they release new maps, we will add them to the cluster. Below are the latest videos of some tips and guides on playing on ARK ASA Servers.

Need Some Help?

Our ARK PVE Server Moderators

RingMaster

ARK Admin

Ringmaster

Ringmaster is the brains behind our ARK Servers. He leads the team and works on all the backend stuff.

Our ARK PVE Server is cared for by these wonderful people, including our latest ARK moderator, who loves creating events. Both avid ARK players have been with Salty Zombies for a while. If you have any issues or need assistance, visit the Support Channel in our ARK Ascended Discord. Click on the ARK button to create a ticket for our ARK moderators to attend to.

When creating a ticket, please provide us with as much information as possible, such as your in-game name, what happened, what you need help with, what map you are playing, etc. The more information you provide, the easier and quicker it is for the ARK PVE team to help you.

Help Build our ARK PVE Servers Community

Playing a great game like ARK PVE is one thing, but playing it with a fantastic community makes it quite another. You can help grow our community for our ARK PVE servers by joining local ARK forms and Facebook groups. Tell them about Salty Zombies servers if you see anyone looking for an ARK PVE Cluster. I have even made you some posters you can use. Images grab people’s attention. These will help draw more people to our community.

ARK PVE Poster

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