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  • Hi.

    I've been running ragnarok server for a month now without bigger issues. Now my problem is, that i can't get difficulty right on my new extinction cluster server.

    Yes. I have set Difficultyoffset 1, override to 5 and wiped wild dinos. Multiple times. Still 90% of creatures are lvl 5-30.

    Does someone have ideas to fix this?

    Other minor issue i have is, that menu doesn't show player count on either servers. Anyone else having this problem? It doesn't really matter to me, but it would be nice to fix that too.

  • xbox? xbox main menu when you look at server info doesn't show player count. I don't know of a way to change that.

    As for your dino problem, it's not a problem. You just have to kill off the low level creatures. it sucks but RNG is annoying when it comes to dino levels.

  • You have something more than likely conflicting or arguing with your current settings.

    I spawned a TEK Transmitter to verify below.

    Here is a breakdown of some settings I have used to help some and it spawns fine.


    Difficulty Offset: 1

    Override official difficulty: 5

    As you stated, it spawns lvls up to 150. Note that special dinos of the ARK game will spawn a tad higher. ie: Wyverns can up to lvl 190.

    You can also set to get the same max 150:

    Difficulty Offset: 20

    Override official difficulty: 1

    theisland (note: has Eternal Dino mod so dinos higher)

    Difficulty Offset: 1

    Override official difficulty: 20

    Max Dino lvl minus the exceptions of some is lvl 600 max. Mostly 520/540


    Difficulty Offset: 20

    Override official difficulty: 1

    Lvls 15-150. Levels basically show like 15, 20, 25 and so on up to 150.

  • In case someone is trying to solve same issue, this is what i did:

    Added equalized dino levels mod. Every dino level spawn with an equal chance, so finding level 50 dino is as rare as 150.

    It's not exactly how i wanted it, but close enough. And yes, level 5 dinos are still spawning, but it doesn't matter that much.

  • You have something else going on with your server- js.

    Check the ini file via FTP. Make sure everything is correct, even look for duplicate entires. I have hosted a tons of ARK server personally and have not had an issue as you described.

    Ie: say in the past you entered in the engine settings in the web, but later removed, I found in FTP it never really removed so I did there. That is just an example of an error.


    Closed the thread.