How to Tame Magmasaur in ARK Genesis

Magmasaur is a fire-based creature that acquires its strength and charges up attacks through heat. If you are interested in adding one to your collection, this guide will show you how to tame Magmasaur in ARK Genesis.

How to Tame Magmasaur in ARK Genesis

The Magmasaur really dislikes water and are attracted to heat, like lava. The heat resistant saddle that Magmasaur has, protect the survivor from heat, lava, and fire. Given its appearance, you can find the Magmasaur in the volcanic biome.

To build up his attacks, Magmasaur consumes anything which also acts as a Refining Forge to smelt Metal and refine other resources.

If Magmasaur comes in contact with anything with a cold temperature, like water, he starts weakening and slows down.

There are some drops that can be harvested from Magmasaur. These drops include

  • Raw Meat
  • Raw Prime Meat
  • Sulfur

Basic Stats

The basic statistics of each attribute of Magmasaur includes

  • Health: 3000
  • Stamina: 500
  • Oxygen: 200
  • Food: 2000
  • Weight: 550
  • Melee Damage: 1202
  • Movement Speed: 100%
  • Torpidity: 725
  • Walking Speed: 300
  • Swimming Speed: 150

Taming Magmasaur
When Magmasaur comes in front of you as an opponent, there are some attacks that you should know about.

Magmasaur strikes a fireball that can destroy wood, stone, and metal structures within a few foundation ranges of the attack.

Then another attack is a short-range explosion if a survivor or tamed dinosaur comes a little close. This short-range attack and take down any under the geared player.

Magmasaur has resistance to lava and the player should maintain their distance between themselves and Magmasaur if they attempt to get their eggs.

Using ranged tools in order to attack Magmasaur due to it having more short-ranged attacks. Using a strong ground tame is more advantageous in Magmasaur’s case.

Magmasaur fires projectiles that have a short-ranged explosion attack that is deadly for the survivors who are close to it. These projectiles can easily wipe away your wood, stone, and metal base.

Rocket Launcher and Bloodstalker are good weapons as they have the ability to lift you up when you fire with them. Crossbow is another weapon that is beneficial due to its ability to lure Magmasaur away from its egg.

When it comes to the weaknesses of Magmasaur then it is weak against cold temperatures. Around water and when it rains, Magmasaur gets weak and slows down.

Magmasaur cannot be tamed and to obtain it you need to steal their eggs and then raise them.

You need to feed them 20x Ambergris which is harvested in the Genesis lunar biome. Getting ambergris from the green-tinted rocks is very uncommon. Once Magmasaur consumes Ambergris, it restores 500 food.

After your Magmasaur has grown into an adult, it eats foods like

  • Giant Bee Honey
  • Stone
  • Raw Prime Meat
  • Cooked Prime Meat
  • Raw Meat
  • Cooked Meat
  • Vegetables
  • Berries
  • Organic Polymer

Magmasaur reduces the weight of some resources while they are in its inventory. The resources and the amount is listed below.

  • Metal: 75%
  • Metal Ingot: 75%
  • Ambergris: 50%