ANNOUNCEMENT

WIPE ANNOUNCEMENT: SMALL TRIBES - SEASON 7 - START FRIDAY 09.10.2020

Dear players of Bloody Ark, We want to remind you that our SMALLTRIBES CLUSTER will go into season 7 on friday! Be ready for a fresh wipe 20 November at 19:00 CET.


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Season 7 Changelist

New ORP Settings

Pillars added to restricted zones (no ORP, no PvP-Protection).

Most of the caves and pillars are now blacklisted in our plugin so it is not possible to place an ORP in these places. Open a ticket if you find a spot which should not have an ORP according to our rules and is not already blacklisted.

You are now able to see your own ORP with the command /showorp

Rebuild-Kit application with ingame commands

  • Tickets are not needed anymore.
  • /rebuild gamma, /rebuild beta, /rebuild alpha, /rebuild prot
  • Only ingame tribe owner can apply for a rebuild kit.
  • Requests will be checked by an admin. Abuses will get punished.
  • Check with /kits if your rebuild kit got approved.
  • New AntiStructureMesh Plugin

    This plugin will detect and delete structures which are placed inside the mesh.

    Bloody Structures Mod

    Modified Version of S+

    Remove S+ Generator

    Raft Structure limit has been raised to 150 (yes you can build a battle ship)

    Artefact caves can be taken immediately after server wipe

    PvP-Protection will be available from Sunday 22. November at 20:00 CET. Please refer to the information in our wipe announcement.

    Transferable Tributs

    AutoEngrams

    /upload < slotname > - Upload current inventory items to < slotname >

    /download < slotname > - Download items from < slotname >

    The /upload command is active for 60 seconds after opening the tribute inventory. This is a measure to prevent abuse and uploading all over the map at will.

    Once you complete the transfer to a new server the items will automatically be added back to your inventory.


    New Plugin Tribe Enforcer

    Tribe Enforcer aims to provide consistent tribe members across a cluster including the same Tribe ID on all servers.

        A tribe created on a map will automatically be created on any other map when a tribe member joins the new map on the cluster.
        A tribe member invited on Server A will be auto added to the Tribe on Server B upon joining the map. No, longer do tribes have to invite players on every map to be in the same tribe.
        Kicking a player from the tribe will kick them cluster wide from the tribe.
        Renaming the tribe will happen cluster wide on any active map your tribe is currently logged into and inactive maps (no players online) once a tribe member logs into that server.
        Handles merging tribes with structures on other maps even if invited on another map when the "owning" player joins back to that server and is added to the new tribe.
        This will also handle enforcing tribe size cluster wide preventing having different players on different maps.
        Tribe names are now reserved cluster wide upon tribe creation so it may not be used on another map by another tribe.

    Time Line

    20/November @ 19:00 CET: Season 7 starts

    22/November @ 20:00 CET: Managarmr/Crystal Wyvern /Snow Owl/Golem/Gacha/Griffin/Gas Bag/Megachelon enabled for taming

    22/November @ 20:00 CET: WebShop enabled

    22/November @ 20:00 CET: Road to Alpha Achievement enabled

    During Week 2: Season 6 donators receive a coupon for 20% od their total donations

    During Week 2: Season 6 Highlight rewards distributed


    WIPE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MAINCLUSTER (PVPVE) AND START OF SEASON 22

    Dear players of Bloody Ark, we’re happy to announce that Season 22 of our Maincluster will start on October 30. at 19:00 CET.


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    [Season 22 - The Big Change - 24/7 Raids]

    We are happy to announce that we are making a big change to our Bloody Ark Maincluster with this new season.

    With the start of the new season raiding is allowed at all times (24/7)!

    But we are not giving up our concept of weekend raids and our support for people that are working or in school:

  • But we are not giving up our concept of weekend raids and our support for people that are working or in school:
  • Solo, Duo and Trio tribes are able to activate the 12h-PvP Protection during weekdays and can buy a PvP-Protection with ingame points for the weekend.
  • Squad tribes are able to activate the 12h-PvP Protection during weekdays.
  • Company and Division tribes are not able to activate the 12h-PvP Protection.
  • You are able to place 2 ORP's on each map according to our restricted zones rule.
  • PvP-Protection only works inside the ORP range.
  • PvP-Protection can't be activated during active PvP.
  • ORP settings - Weekdays: full ORP, infinite turret ammo, Bloody Weekend: 4x structure resistance, 4x turret damage.
  • You can activate the 12h-PvP Protection with the ingame command /pve. This is only possible if you are the tribe owner, and is disabled during Bloody Weekend.
  • If you disable your PvP-Protection, there will be a 6h cooldown to reactivate it.
  • Abusing the system to gain PvP-Protection while not beeing allowed to will result in removing your tribes ability to have an ORP and further punishment.
  • Important note: Please make sure to place an ORP and activate the PvP-Protection if you are allowed to.

    If you forgot either of that it is your own fault when you are getting raided.

    [Season 22 Changelist]

    Bloody Structures mod is here!

    We will switch out Structures Plus with our own mod based on it.

    Nanny is back

    We decided to bring back the Nanny to help you imprint your dinos (limit of 2 per map).

    New command: /triberank "tribename"

    Get information about an enemy tribe for example their tribe size, their protection and more.

    This command will not be available on wipe and will follow during the season.

    New Lootboxes

    More infos will follow.

    Quests are back

    A new version of the quests will be back, starting with only a few quests.

    More Restricted spots blocked to set ORP

    We continuously add more spots to the plugin.

    More Restricted spots blocked to set ORP

    Bonus damage on turrets nerfed from +50% per player to +25%


    Time Line

    30/October @ 19:00 CET: Season 22 starts

    01/November @ 20:00 CET: Enable Crystal Wyvern / Griffin / Gasbag / Managarmr / Snow Owl / Gacha / Golem / Titan / Megachelon taming

    01/November @ 20:00 CET: Artifact caves are allowed to be built

    01/November @ 20:00 CET: Lootboxes and Achievements are available

    01/November @ 20:00 CET: Webshop fully usable

    From 08/November @ 20:00 - Season 21 Donators receive a coupon for 20% of their total donations

    From 08/November @ 20:00 - Season 21 Highlight Rewards distributed

    From 08/November @ 20:00 - All purchases done two weeks prior the wipe will be resent.

    Community Suggestions are open from now until October 28. At 20:00 CET

    Community Suggestions which are approved will be announced after they closed


    WIPE ANNOUNCEMENT: SMALL TRIBES - SEASON 6 - START FRIDAY 09.10.2020

    Dear players of Bloody Ark, We want to remind you that our SMALLTRIBES CLUSTER will go into season 6 in friday! Be ready for a fresh wipe today on the 09 October at 19:00 CEST.


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    Season 6 Changelist

    New ORP Settings

    Double Turret Boost

    Double Structure/Dino Damage Reduction

    90% Passiv Dino Damage Reduction

    No changes between weekdays and weekend.

    Most caves and other restricted areas got blacklisted. You will not be able to place an ORP in these location.

    If you find a base that still should be classed restricted but has ORP open a ticket and it will get blacklisted.

    Rebuild-Kit application with ingame commands

  • Tickets are not needed anymore.
  • /rebuild gamma, /rebuild beta, /rebuild alpha, /rebuild prot
  • Only ingame tribe owner can apply for a rebuild kit.
  • Requests will be checked by an admin. Abuses will get punished.
  • Check with /kits if your rebuild kit got approved.
  • New AntiStructureMesh Plugin

    This plugin will detect and delete structures which are placed inside the mesh.

    New Shop UI System

    This brand new mod visualize our shop system with powerful features.

    New Decay System

    Chat Command: /decay

  • Thatch = 28h
  • Wood = 48h
  • Stone = 76h
  • Creatures / Metal = 96h
  • Tek = 115h
  • Re-Add Nanny with 100%


    These changes will be updated in the rules with the new wipe


    Time Line

    09/October @ 19:00 CEST: Season 6 starts

    09/October @ 19:00 CEST: Starter kits and voting reward enabled

    10/October @ 11:30 CEST: Crystal Wyvern enabled for taming

    11/October @ 12:00 CEST: WebShop enabled

    16/October @ 12:00 CEST: Managarmr/Snow Owl/Golem/Gacha/GasBag/Megachelon enabled for taming

    16/October @ 12:00 CEST: Road to Alpha Achievement enabled

    During Week 2: Season 5 donators receive a coupon for 20% od their total donations

    During Week 2: Season 5 Highlight rewards distributed


    WIPE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MAINCLUSTER (PVPVE) AND START OF SEASON 21

    Dear players of Bloody Ark, we’re happy to announce that Season 21 of our Maincluster will start on September 18. at 19:00 CEST.

    Season 21 Changelist

    Rebuild-Kit application with ingame commands.

  • Tickets are not needed anymore.
  • Adjusted Tribe Rank Bonus (new plugin for rate multiplier and dupe protection)
  • /rebuild gamma, /rebuild beta, /rebuild alpha, /rebuild prot
  • Only ingame tribe owner can apply for a rebuild kit.
  • Requests will be checked by an admin. Abuses will get punished.
  • Check with /kits if your rebuild kit got approved.
  • Improved ORP plugin.

  • Most caves and other restricted areas got blacklisted. You will not be able to place an ORP in these location.
  • If you find a base that still should be classed restricted but has ORP open a ticket and it will get blacklisted.
  • ORP will be active 24/7 outside of the Bloody Weekend to prevent illegal raids even if tribemembers are online.
  • Standard ORP during Bloody Weekend. 4x turret damage and structure resistance.
  • If you forgot to place an ORP it is your own fault and you are allowed to be raided.
  • Dinos set to passive receive 90% less damage inside ORP.
  • Dino Passive Protection Plugin removed.

    RPS plugin removed (/quests).

    -- Will be coming back at a later time with an updated version (no ETA atm).

    New and improved punish ranks for minor rule breaks.

    -- Different stages of punish rank with reduced rates and also reduced player stats (health, weight, speed and so on).

    New AntiStructureMesh Plugin.

    -- This plugin will detect and delete structures which are placed inside the mesh.

    Achievements rework.

    -- More achievements and more rewards for smaller tribes.

    Server Rules rework to match all the changes.

    Time Line

    18/September @ 19:00 CEST: Season 21 starts

    19/September @ 11:30 CEST: Enable Crystal Wyvern taming

    20/September @ 20:00 CEST: Enable Griffin / Gasbag / Managarmr / Snow Owl / Gacha / Golem / Titan / Megachelon taming

    20/September @ 20:00 CEST: Managarmr/Snow Owl/Golem/Gacha/Griffin/Gas Bag/Megachelon/Skiff enabled for taming

    20/September @ 20:00 CEST: Lootboxes and Achievements are available

    20/September @ 20:00 CEST: Webshop fully usable

    During Week 2: Season 20 Donators receive a coupon for 20% of their total donations

    During Week 2: Season 20 Highlight Rewards distributed

    Community Suggestions are open from now until September 16. At 20:00 CEST

    Community Suggestions which are approved will be announced after they closed

    Cluster Purge: From the start of the next bloody weekend (September 11. at 20:00 CEST) we start our official purge week until the server are getting closed to prepare for the wipe. At this point we disable any Offline Raidprotection and PVP Protection. Raids are allowed 24/7 at all locations.

    Changes are not final and can change! See you all in the next season!


    WIPE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SMALL TRIBES (PVP) AND START OF SEASON 5

    Dear players of Bloody Ark, We want to remind you that our SMALLTRIBES CLUSTER will go into season 5 today! Be ready for a fresh wipe today on the 14th of August at 19:00 CEST.

    Season 5 Changelist

  • Added Timed Permission Plugin (/rank ingame to check all ranks)
  • Added Rebuild Kits back (boosted rates, new kits and structures and 72h of protection)
  • Adjusted Tribe Rank Bonus (new plugin for rate multiplier and dupe protection)
  • Woolly Rhino damage and resistance increased by 50% from their default values
  • Managarmr breath damage reduced by 50% from their default values to players
  • Element and Propellant grinding enabled in the S+ Industrial Grinder
  • Blueprint Craft Limit plugin removed
  • Multitool Kill Gun removed
  • Rebuild Map removed
  • Element reward for Bosses on all maps increased
  • S+ Tek Generator disabled
  • Vote Results for season 5

  • Discord Rank for Alpha Tribe players
  • Sleeping bag distance to enemy structures reduced from 26 to 8 foundations
  • Road to Alpha enabled for all tribes (will be enabled one week after wipe)
  • Cannon damage to structures reduced by 90%
  • Cryosickness debuff reduced to 10sec

  • Detailed vote results:

    Google Docs Vote Results

    Rule Changes

  • Trike-by-foot rule removed
  • Pillars removed for spots where it is not allowed to have ORP
  • Added pillars and spots not reachable on foot to restricted areas for Genesis, Aberration and the Valguero Aberration zone to the spots where it is not allowed to have ORP
  • Added Extinction South Gate rathole and Extinction grapple ratehole (50/50) to the banned areas

  • These changes will be updated in the rules with the new wipe


    Time Line

    14/August @ 19:00 CEST: Season 5 starts

    14/August @ 19:00 CEST: Starter kits and voting reward enabled

    15/August @ 11:30 CEST: Crystal Wyvern enabled for taming

    16/August @ 20:00 CEST: Managarmr/Snow Owl/Golem/Gacha/Griffin/Gas Bag/Megachelon/Skiff enabled for taming

    16/August @ 20:00 CEST: WebShop enabled

    21/August @ 20:00 CEST: Road to Alpha Achievement enabled

    During Week 2: Season 4 donators receive a coupon for 20% od their total donations

    During Week 2: Season 4 Highlight rewards distributed


    Our new website is now live!

    Next Features:

    • User Panel - Players can view their points, lootboxes, quests and co via the user interface.
    • More Content - We will try to provide all information to the servers on the website.
    • Bug Fixes - Please inform Sly on Discord, if there is any issue with the website.

    New Support Policy

    We will make a big change to our support policy starting now. Support response time is always a big topic in our community discord, and we know that sometimes tickets take hours or days, sometimes even a week to get solved. The biggest reasons for that is people not including the needed information or asking for help in minor problems.


    To focus more on the important tickets that affect the gameplay and have a much shorter response time in urgent cases, the following changes will apply now.

    There will be no support for:

    • Replacing kits, lootboxes or dino boxes because of server rollbacks, missclicks or bugs in any way.
    • Replacing your inventory or cryod dinos because of server rollbacks or bugs in any way.
    • Helping you or your dino getting unstuck from any location. If your dino is inside the mesh try to upload it with a Transmitter, if your player gets stuck use /suicide.
    • Forcejoining a player into a tribe for any reason.
    • Enabling engrams from Road to Alpha in any situation. If you did not get the engrams you did not meet the requirements for it.
    • Replacing items or dinos lost to insiding. Everything belongs to the tribe owner. It’s your own responsibility to invite people in to your tribe that you trust.
    • (Problems with items bought in our webshop will still be supported!

    Tickets about these cases, crashed servers, asking when a cluster wipes or without the basic information will be closed without an answer from the Bloody Ark Team


    Tips for faster support:

    • Give us as much information about your case as you can.
    • Follow the ticket guideline and always include the following: Cluster, Map, Steam64ID
    • Do not DM admins. This will lower your ticket priority.

    We hope with this changes we can ensure our community a better and faster support!