In Ark: Survival Evolved, the snowy owl is undoubtedly one of the most majestic and useful creatures out there. Its main peculiarity is that it can heal itself, as well as regenerate other dinosaurs, making it a favored ally once tamed. He also has the ability to freeze allies as enemies, making it easier to capture and hunt. In this guide we explain the most important things you need to know about this bird.
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Where can you find snowy owls in Ark?
On Lost Island, the snowy owl is quite common in the northern part of the island, in the snowy mountains. It often flies accompanied by several of its own kind, so be wary if you try to approach them.
At Extinction, this bird can be found in the northwestern part of this territory, always on the side of the snowy mountains.
- THE snowy owl is very hostile and can detect its prey at night. Look after!
Taming: how to tame the Snowy Owl
Taming one snowy owl is relatively easy, the hardest part is finding it and especially immobilizing it without killing it. Indeed, this huge bird has very few hit points, so if you try to take it out by firing conventional projectiles, you risk killing it.
The best strategy for a snowy owl consists of drawing Tranquilizer arrows if you haven’t fought it yet. If he has already lost hit points, better orient yourself to Improved tranquilizer darts not to kill him would be a sin!
It should also be mentioned that, like theArgentavis it is recommended to use the snowy owl in a tem room before he wakes up so he doesn’t escape during the tame period. This is by no means required, but highly recommended: it’s a bird, it can fly away and you would struggle to get it back to its destination.
In terms of food, this creature is particularly fond of because of its carnivorous nature Superior kibble and a little Meat from sheep.
Superior kibble recipe:
– 2x Lemon
– 1x Prime Meat Jerky
– 1x Big egg
– 5x fibres
– 2x Rare Mushroom
– 1x Juice
→ 8 superior kibble required for a level 150 Snowy Owl
→ Time to tame it: ~04min45s
Kill an Ovis to get meat.
→ 17 mutton required for a level 150 Snowy Owl
→ Time to tame it: ~09min27s
How to breed the snowy owl?
The reproduction of owl of the snow requires the presence of a male and a female of this kind.
Randomly and at a rate of about every 18 to 48 hours, the female snowy owl lays one Snowy egg. This can be eaten by the player or used for crafting Superior kibblebut to give birth to a small one owl you have to hatch the egg by placing it on the ground and providing it with acceptable conditions for the development of the young.
In case of snowy owl, her egg hatched in about 02h56min after being incubated under the right conditions. It needs a temperature between 12 and 13.5°C to hatch or it will lose health. It is also interesting to know that the incubation time can be reduced by up to 20% if the egg is placed in an incubator set at the ideal temperature.