[Top 10] Ark Survival Evolved Best Armor and How To Get Them

[Top 10] Ark Survival Evolved Best Armor and How To Get Them, top 10 best armor Ark
For a fierce battle you need the best armor available!

10. Hide Gear

The Hide Gear always has your back 

The Hide Armor is probably going to be your first Ark armor that will truly give you some protection against both damage and cold. While it’s not a good idea to wear in a hot environment, this gear does its job while exploring snowy areas and having your first hunts. Each piece provides 20 armor, with 100 for a full set.

Why is Hide Armor great: 

  • 85 protection against cold
  • 10.5 weight, will not slow you down while running
  • Grants passable damage reduction 
  • 45 durability

Hide Armor details: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Hide_Armor#Hat_ 

How to get the Hide Armor: 

  • Reach level 15
  • Easy to craft and repair in Inventory 
  • Use hide and fiber for crafting different pieces. The shirt requires 20 ×  Hide and 8 ×  Fiber, while the pants require 25 ×  Hide, 10 ×  Fiber
  • Can be found in Green Supply Crate

9. Fur Gear

Keep yourself warm with the Fur Gear

As long as it stays dry, this armor is your best friend in cold areas of the map. You’ll feel as comfortable in the snow as a polar bear. Moreover, it will help you integrate into the snowy background. Each piece provides 40 armor, with a total of 200 armor for the whole equipment. 

Why is Fur Gear great: 

  • 200 armor rating 
  • Perfect for new players 
  • Unbelievable 250 cold protection 
  • The durability of 125 is better than both chitin and ghillie armor 

Fur Gear details: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Fur_Armor 

How to get the Fur Gear: 

  • Reach level 23 
  • Can be crafted in the Smithy, Argentavis Saddle, Castoroides Saddle, Thorny Dragon Saddle, Tek Replicator
  • Craft a Refining Forge 
  • It requires Pelt, Hair, or Wool, Metal Ingot or Scrap Metal Ingot, Hide, and Fiber 
  • Multiple pieces can be crafted. For example, the Chestpiece requires 80 ×  Pelt, Hair, or Wool, 13 ×  Metal Ingot or Scrap Metal Ingot, 10 ×  Hide, 4 ×  Fiber

8. Desert Cloth Gear

Become one with the desert: the Desert Cloth Gear 

The Desert Cloth Gear offers amazing protection against both cold and heat. Use it anytime and enjoy its benefits. It keeps you safe from environmental changes, as well as attacks, and it always comes in handy on long trips. 

Why is Desert Cloth Gear great: 

  • 200 armor rating
  • Offers both cold and heat protection, so it can be used at any temperature without disadvantages 
  • 130 protection against heat 
  • 31 protection against cold 
  • Modest 45 durability 

Desert Cloth Gear details: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Desert_Cloth_Armor_(Scorched_Earth)  

How to get the Desert Cloth Gear:

  • Reach level 28
  • Found in Green Supply Crate
  • Can be crafted in the Smithy, Argentavis Saddle, Castoroides Saddle, Thorny Dragon Saddle, Tek Replicator
  • The hat and googles require 10 × Hide, 6 × Fiber, 3 × Silica Pearls or Silicate, 10 × Crystal or Primal Crystal, 3 × Silk (Scorched Earth)
  • For the other pieces, you only need hide, fiber and silk

7. Ghillie Gear

Take camouflaging to the next level: the Ghillie Gear

What sets apart this armor from the rest is the fact that it provides you the opportunity to camouflage and avoid predators or take your enemies by surprise. It also comes with both cold and heat protection and it prevents you from taking too much damage. Each piece provides 32 armor, so a full set means 160 armor. 

Why is Ghillie Gear great: 

  • Provides moderate physical protection
  • The organic polymer keeps you cold in hot weather, with 155 heat protection
  • Helps you camouflage and gives you an advantage against predators
  • Decent 34 cold protection

Ghillie Gear details: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Ghillie_Armor 

How to get the Ghillie Gear: 

  • Reach level 33
  • Can be crafted in the Smithy, Argentavis Saddle, Castoroides Saddle, Thorny Dragon Saddle, Tek Replicator
  • Requires Organic Polymer or Corrupted Nodule, Hide, Fiber
  • Can also be crafted in Primitive Plus using,  Feathers, Leather (Primitive Plus), Fiber

6. Chitin Gear

Be as strong as an exoskeleton with the Chitin Gear

The great part about the Chitin Armor is that it offers total protection of 250, each piece providing 50 armor. While it’s not the best at protecting against heat, it can keep you warm in cold wheater, as long as you are not adventuring in an Ice Cave. Durable and strong, it offers much-needed physical protection in battles. 

Why is Chitin Gear great: 

  • 250 armor rating 
  • Decent durability of 50
  • Mildly protects against cold with a 43 rating
  • Prevents you from easily getting hurt while fighting 

Chitin Gear details: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Chitin_Armor 

How to get the Chitin Gear: 

  • Reach level 37 
  • Can be crafted in the Smithy, Argentavis Saddle, Castoroides Saddle, Thorny Dragon Saddle, Tek Replicator
  • Requires Chitin, Hide,  Fiber
  • Can be found in the Blue Supply Crate 

5. Flak Gear

The perfect armor for battle: the Flak Gear

The Flak armor is like discovering a pool of gold if you’ve just reached Late-Game. It doesn’t offer the best cold protection, but considering its incredible protection against damage, everything else this armor has to offer can be considered a bonus. Each piece comes with 100 armor, the full set offering you 500 armor, so you’re safe and ready for any battle. 

Why is Flak Gear great: 

  • Total protection of 500
  • 60 protection against cold 
  • Impressive durability of 120
  • The perfect armor for high physical protection

Flak Gear details: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Flak_Armor 

How to get the Flak Gear: 

  • Reach level 56
  • Can be crafted in the Smithy, Argentavis Saddle, Castoroides Saddle, Thorny Dragon Saddle, Tek Replicator
  • Requires Metal Ingot or Scrap Metal Ingot,  Hide,  Fiber
  • Can be found in the Yellow Supply Crate 
  • Requires a Refining Forge

4. Hazard Suit

The Hazard Suit keeps you safe at all times

The Hazard Suit is another example of the wonders of Abberation. This incredible map came with new and exciting environment features, like poisoned and irradiated areas, but it also came with adequate weapons and armors to explore every corner of the world, if you dare. The suit will keep you protected from almost everything, starting from radiation and finishing with physical damage. 

Why is Hazard Suit great: 

  • Gives you 300 protection against heat
  • Offers 30 cold protection
  • Protects against radiation in irradiated areas of Abberation
  • Provides moderate physical protection
  • Allows you to keep your health bar intact while accessing domesticated Bee Hives

Hazard Suit details: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Hazard_Suit_Armor_(Aberration) 

How to get the Hazard Suit: 

  • Reach level 68
  • Can be crafted in the Fabricator and the Tek Replicator
  • Requires Hide, Fiber, Blue Gem or Blue Crystalized Sap, Polymer, Organic Polymer, or Corrupted Nodule, Crystal or Primal Crystal, Congealed Gas Ball (Aberration)
  • Requires a large number of materials and rare resources

3. Scuba Gear

Overcome your fear of water with the Scuba Gear 

The Scuba Gear has a special place on this top. It doesn’t offer the benefits of normal, quality armor, it does much more. The Scuba Gear is the item you need to start discovering the mysterious underwater part of Ark that you’ve feared so much in your Early-Game. It’s a Late-Game utility armor and it provides everything you need to continue the Ark adventure in a different environment and discover all that this game has to offer.

Why is Scuba Gear great: 

  • Enhanced underwater vision 
  • Enough oxygen supply to explore the ocean 
  • Impressive swim speed 
  • 270 underwater cold protection 
  • The best durability you’ll find in a gear - 185 durability
  • Each piece of the armor provides a different features 

Hazard Suit details: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/SCUBA_Armor 

  • How to get the Scuba Gear: 
  • You’ll need Hide,  Fiber, Chitin, Keratin, or Shell Fragment, Cementing Paste or Achatina Paste, Silica Pearls or Silicate
  • Available at level 81

2. Riot Gear

Resist any attack: the Riot Gear 

The Riot Gear is a Late-Game armor that has been created especially for fighters. It offers an incredibly high physical protection and torpor resistance, making it one of the best armors out there. Its minor negative effect on heat protection is heavily compensated by the defending capacities of this armor. Get your best weapon, suit up and get ready for battle!

Why is Riot Gear great: 

  • It is the best armor available for damage resistance
  • Provides a total of 575.0 armor
  • Reduces the amount of torpor, protecting you from creatures like Thorny Dragon, Patchy, and torpor weapons, like the Wooden Club
  • 60 cold protection

Riot Gear details: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Riot_Armor#Chestpiece_ 

How to get the Riot Gear:

  • Can be found in the Red Supply Crate 
  • Reach level 98 
  • Prerequisites: Ghillie Gauntlets
  • Requires Polymer, Organic Polymer, or Corrupted Nodule, Silica Pearls or Silicate, Hide, and Fiber
  • Can be crafted in the Fabricator and the Tek Replicator 

1. Tek Armor 

Become invincible with the Tek Armor

Finally, the title of the best armor found in Ark Survival Evolved is earned by the Tek Armor. It’s not a surprise, as it’s a known fact that the Tek Suit is the End-Game armor that will guarantee your success. When fully equipped, it offers the best protection in the entire game. This includes protection against damage, cold, heat, and radiation. The Helmet provides an infinite oxygen source underwater and it comes equipped with night vision. This is simply the perfect suit for any player. 

Why is Tek Armor great: 

  • The only armor that’s truly suitable for End-Game 
  • Night vision 
  • Targeting mode to reveal any character’s position 
  • Infinite oxygen source underwater
  • A total of 900 armor 
  • 255 cold protection and 208 heat protection
  • Chestpiece with integrated backpack
  • Gauntlets that enhance your force and damage 

Tek Armor details: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Tek_Armor 

How to get the  Tek Armor:

  • Requires a Refining Forge 
  • Can only be crafted in the Tek Replicator 
  • Total base ingredients for a full armor: 600 ×     Crystal, 600 ×     Polymer, Organic Polymer, or Corrupted Nodule, 275 ×     Black Pearl, 100 ×     Element, 2250 ×     Metal Ingot or Scrap Metal Ingot
  • It requires elements to be crafted  

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