A Dire Wolf in ARK: Survival Evolved

The Direwolf is a creature in ARK: Survival Evolved

It is a carnivore of species Canis Maxdirus.

Taming a Direwolf[edit]

The direwolf is Tameable.

Use raw meat. To tame you can use raw meat or cooked meat. For a faster tame you can use cooked prime meat but will be alot slower than raw prime meat.

Low level Direwolves may take 5-10 tranquilizer arrows to knock out.

Riding a Direwolf[edit]

You can ride Dire Wolves. No saddle is required.

Direwolf Locations[edit]

Dire Wolves are located at the Snow Biome at the northwest corner of the map.

Strategy Guide/Tips[edit]

  • Direwolves can do good damage but can't wear armor and die fast. Currently they don't have the alpha buff or a pack function.
  • Similar to the Gigantopithecus, you can ride Direwolves without using a saddle
  • The Argentavis can pick up a Direwolf and set it down in a strategic location.

Direwolf Dossier[edit]




  • If you press RMB the wolf will howl.