How To Get Chitin In ARK Survival Evolved?

There are plenty of useful resources in ARK to discover.

One that may have slipped your mind, or you haven't encountered yet is Chitin.

So how do you get it and what can you make?

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How To Get Chitin

Chitin is a resource in ARK that can be used to craft a number of items.

One of the most useful items you can make is Chitin armour.

To harvest it you'll need to use a hatchet on the below creatures, the higher quality it is the more materials you'll receive.

Creatures That Drop Chitin

You can get Chitin from the following creatures when harvesting their corpse:

  • Achatina
  • Araneo
  • Arthropluera
  • Bloodstalker
  • Diseased Leech
  • Dung Beetle
  • Dunkleosteus
  • Eurypterid
  • Glowbug
  • Insect Swarm
  • Karkinos
  • Leech
  • Lymantria
  • Mantis
  • Meganeura
  • Oil Jug Bug
  • Pulmonoscorpius
  • Titanomyrma
  • Trilobite
  • Water Jug Bug

Best Creatures For Harvesting Chitin

The best creatures to harvest Chitin with are:

  • Therizinosaurus
  • Direwolf¬†
  • Sabertooth
  • Spinosaur
  • Beelzebufo

Crafting With Chitin

Chitin is used to craft the following items:

  • Chitin Boots
  • Chitin Chestpiece
  • Chitin Gauntlets
  • Chitin Helmet
  • Chitin Leggings

It can also be used as a substitute to Keratin and can make these items:

  • Araneo Saddle
  • Argentavis Saddle
  • Blood Extraction Syringe
  • Cementing Paste
  • Gacha Saddle
  • Gasbags Saddle
  • Kaprosuchus Saddle
  • Lymantria Saddle
  • Managarmr Saddle
  • Pelagornis Saddle
  • Pteranodon Saddle
  • SCUBA Flippers
  • Silencer Attachment
  • Snow Owl Saddle
  • Velonasaur Saddle

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