Ark Basic Kibble

Kibble is a food item in Ark used to tame creatures faster and with higher affinity. They are the most efficient way to tame a creature. Most creatures prefer a specific type of kibble, which will be more effective in taming them. Using the wrong kibble will decrease the taming effectiveness. This kibble chart shows each creature's kibble preference and the kibble recipe.

Kibble

Basic Kibble
Crafted in
Ark Basic KibbleCooking Pot
Ark Basic KibbleIndustrial Cooker
Egg type
Ark Extra Small EggExtra Small Egg
Ark Basic Kibble

In-game description

This pet food recipe has been carefully designed to give balanced nutrition to many smaller creatures. Includes plant fibers to help with digestion and egg to bind the mix. Humans have difficulty digesting this.

This type of Kibble has the "glow" of Primitive items.

Recipe

Ark Amarberry× 10Amarberry
Ark Cooked Meat, Cooked Fish Meat, or Cooked Meat Jerky× 1Cooked Meat, Cooked Fish Meat, or Cooked Meat Jerky
Ark Extra Small Egg× 1Extra Small Egg
Ark Fiber× 5Fiber
Ark Mejoberry× 5Mejoberry
Ark Tintoberry× 10Tintoberry
Ark Water× 1Water
Food16
Spoils in3 days
Weight0.1
Stack size100
Decomposes in2 minutes
Crafting XP4
Crafted in
Ark Basic KibbleCooking Pot
Ark Basic KibbleIndustrial Cooker

Preferred by

  • `Ark ${item}`
    Dilophosaur
  • `Ark ${item}`
    Dodo
  • `Ark ${item}`
    Kairuku
  • `Ark ${item}`
    Parasaur
  • `Ark ${item}`
    Phiomia
  • `Ark ${item}`
    Mesopithecus

Eggs with the size of extra small

Ark Dilo Egg
Dilo Egg
Ark Dodo Egg
Dodo Egg
Ark Featherlight Egg
Featherlight Egg
Ark Kairuku Egg
Kairuku Egg
Ark Lystro Egg
Lystro Egg
Ark Parasaur Egg
Parasaur Egg
Ark Tek Parasaur Egg
Tek Parasaur Egg
Ark Vulture Egg
Vulture Egg

Kibble category

These kibbles can be used in place of Basic Kibble. They will provide the same taming progress. However, they may have different food values, which will affect the length of the taming.

Ark Basic Augmented Kibble
Basic Augmented Kibble
Ark Kibble (Compy Egg)
Kibble (Compy Egg)
Ark Kibble (Dilo Egg)
Kibble (Dilo Egg)
Ark Kibble (Dodo Egg)
Kibble (Dodo Egg)
Ark Kibble (Featherlight Egg)
Kibble (Featherlight Egg)
Ark Kibble (Glowtail Egg)
Kibble (Glowtail Egg)
Ark Kibble (Kairuku Egg)
Kibble (Kairuku Egg)
Ark Kibble (Lystrosaurus Egg)
Kibble (Lystrosaurus Egg)
Ark Kibble (Microraptor Egg)
Kibble (Microraptor Egg)
Ark Kibble (Parasaur Egg)
Kibble (Parasaur Egg)
Ark Kibble (Vulture Egg)
Kibble (Vulture Egg)

Substitute kibble

Creatures will also accept a higher quality kibble. The following can be used as a substitute to Basic Kibble.