How To Get Chitin In ARK Survival Evolved?

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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.

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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

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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

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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:

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  • 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