Ark Crystal Isles Artifact Locations

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In Ark Crystal Isles, Artifacts are unique items dispersed around the whole map. These items are well hidden inside the depths of cave systems and other dangerous locations, so obtaining all of them is a challenge.

Currently, the only use of Artifacts in Ark: Survival Evolved is summoning bosses. After placing them on a pedestal, you can also use them as decoration. Artifacts emit a light that can indicate nearby players of their locations.

There are a total of 18 Artifacts on the Crystal Isles map.

  • Artifact of Brute
  • Artifact of Clever
  • Artifact of Crag
  • Artifact of Cunning
  • Artifact of Depths
  • Artifact of Destroyer
  • Artifact of Devious
  • Artifact of Devourer
  • Artifact of Gatekeeper
  • Artifact of Hunter
  • Artifact of Immune
  • Artifact of Lost
  • Artifact of Massive
  • Artifact of Shadow
  • Artifact of Skylord Artifact
  • Artifact of the Skylord
  • Artifact of Stalker
  • Artifact of Strong

The following map indicates all in-game locations for Artifacts on Crystal Isles.

Brute Artifact

  • Latitude: 71.95
  • Longitude: 77.36

The Artifact of the Brute is located in the swamp biome. Fly to the area and land on the pillar at 71.9 and 77.3 to find the Artifact.

Clever Artifact

  • Latitude: 59.3
  • Longitude: 33.1

The Artifact of the Clever is located in a cave in the Blood Fall area. Venture to the coordinates 54.1 and 33.5 and head to the cave entrance at the coordinates 58.5 and 33.2. Enter the cave and head straight ahead to find the Artifact.

Crag Artifact

  • Latitude: 76.0
  • Longitude: 42.5

It is located outside the Wyvern Den by the desert biome. Approach the area on a flying tame and land at the Artifact coordinates to obtain it. Be careful of Wyverns in the area; escape as soon as you acquire the Artifact of Crag in Ark: Survival Evolved.

Cunning Artifact

  • Latitude: 83.1
  • Longitude: 25.6

The Artifact of the Cunning is underwater on White Shoals’ edge. Go underwater at the coordinates 83.4 and 25.4 and straight down to find the Artifact. You may be required to bring SCUBA gear and a water creature.

Depths Artifact

  • Latitude: 32.3
  • Longitude: 24.4

This artifact is located in a water tunnel under the Redwood forest. The easiest approach is through a cave entrance for the bee cave at coordinates 32.7 and 31.1.

Enter the cave, turn left, follow the path to the body of water, and swim underwater towards the right. You will need SCUBA and preferably a good sea tame.

Keep following this path, take a left at the fork, then a right, and then stick to the left and keep following the path to find the Artifact.

Destroyer Artifact

  • Latitude: 66.7
  • Longitude: 64.8

The Artifact of the Destroyer in Ark Crystal Isles is located in the lake in the swamp biome. The lake is filled with dangerous creatures, so be careful. The Artifact will be located by its gates.

Devious Artifact

  • Latitude: 74.8
  • Longitude: 42.9

The Devious artifact is inside the Wyvern Den itself. Venture to the Area on a fast-flying creature to escape the Wyverns.

Take the entrance to Wyvern Den at the coordinates 75.3 and 42.9. Fly straight down to find the Artifact at a ridge and escape immediately after obtaining it.

Devourer Artifact

  • Latitude: 15.5
  • Longitude: 44.9

The Devourer artifact is in the Artic Biome by the large open area on the stone pillar.

Gatekeeper Artifact

  • Latitude: 68.4
  • Longitude: 50.6

The Artifact of the Gatekeeper is in the Desert biome. Land and find a natural rock structure section. Go up the path to find the Artifact.

Hunter Artifact

  • Latitude: 66.5
  • Longitude: 40.8

The Artifact of the Hunter is located at the edge of the desert biome. Venture on a flying tame to find the Artifact on a stone pillar. This is easier to locate during the nighttime.

Immune Artifact

  • Latitude: 30.0
  • Longitude: 24.2

This artifact will be found in the Redwood forest. When approaching the area on a flying tame, look for a lake going inland and land straight down to come across a fallen tree trunk. The artifact will be found inside this tree trunk.

Lost Artifact

  • Latitude: 22.5
  • Longitude: 43.9

The Artifact of the Lost is located in a tunnel underwater in the snow biome. Come across against the redwood biome lake to find the snow biome, and come towards the end by the ice on the water.

Go straight underwater from this point to find the entrance to the tunnel; you will be required to bring SCUBA gear and a sea creature along. Follow along the tunnel and take a left at the fork to find the Artifact.

Massive Artifact

  • Latitude: 54.7
  • Longitude: 52.0

The Artifact of the Massive is located in the Copper Peaks. Venture to the area and locate the waterfall. The Artifact will be found just ahead of the base of this waterfall.

Pack Artifact

  • Latitude: 48.1
  • Longitude: 74.5

The Artifact of the Pack is located in the temple cave. Head to the floating islands, locate the giant orange crystals, and land on the island to the left of it.

The cave entrance is at the coordinates 48.5,75.4. Enter the cave and continue along the path; note you will be required to equip a gas mask to avoid getting mega rabies from the Megalanias.

Shadow Artifact

The Shadow artifact in Ark Crystal Isles is in a cave in the Eldritch biome. Fly to the Eldritch biome, locate the massive glowing crystals, and head straight down. Make your way through, avoiding the dangers of this area, to find the Artifact at the end of this path. Take the stairs downwards to find the Artifact.

Skylord Artifact

  • Latitude: 38.8
  • Longitude: 44.8

The Artifact of the Skylorf is at the base of the waterfall in the plains before the snow biome. Head to the coordinates 40.8 and 43.7 to find the waterfall straight ahead. Fly through its base to obtain the Artifact.

Stalker Artifact

  • Latitude: 13.8
  • Longitude: 24.0

The Artifact of the Stalker will be found in an underwater cave in the Redwood biome. You must enter the water at the coordinates 13.8 and 25.4 and will be required to bring a sea creature and SCUBA gear. The cave entrance is directly below these coordinates.

Swim directly down on your sea tame to find the Artifact by the cave entrance. Note the path is significantly dangerous, considering the presence of predators.

Strong Artifact

  • Latitude: 33.9
  • Longitude: 55.5

The easiest approach to the Ice Cave is venturing into the snow biome, locating the waterfall, and going across the ice patch at the waterfall’s base.

The entrance to the cave is at coordinates 31.5 and 50.7; you will be required to wear arctic gear to avoid freezing to death.

Enter the cave on a flying creature, follow the path, go up the ridge, and take a right at the fork. Follow this path till you find a dead end, turn around, and fly up to find the Artifact on a platform.

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