A Dilophosaur in ARK: Survival Evolved

The Dilophosaur is a Dinosaur in ARK: Survival Evolved

It is a Carnivore of species Dilophosaurus sputatrix

Can spit blinding poison on players and other dinos.

Taming a Dilophosaur[edit]

Use Raw Meat

Goes down in two or three hits from a slingshot.

Taming takes 5-10 Minutes and you need 2-3 Narcotics.

Riding a Dilophosaur[edit]

You cannot ride a Dilophosaur

Strategy Guide/Tips[edit]

  • The Dilophosaur is referred to in the game as "Dilo" for short.
  • The Dilophosaur can attack from range
  • Dilophosaurs are good for guarding areas.
  • While you cannot ride Dilos, they can still carry items for you.
  • The Dilophosaur is one of the easiest dinosaurs to kill.


  • The Dilophosaur is most-known from it's appearance in Jurassic Park. It is the dino that killed Nedry.

Dilophosaur Dossier[edit]