FAQ 2017-07-16T01:54:03+00:00


How do I get a special Discord role? 2017-07-23T19:23:35+00:00

*Patreons — Patreon subscribers, people who have contributed to keep the servers up and running, receive a gold nametag on Discord. More rewards and server perks, the more you donate!

*YouTuber / Streamer — Minimum requirement is 10,000 overall channel views on either YouTube or Twitch.

*Veterans — Reserved for players who know ARK: DownUnder in-and-out, always happy to answer your questions and experienced experts in the field.

*Displays role separately from online members

How do I change my RP character? 2017-07-23T19:07:33+00:00

Character roles — If you’ve already been accepted you will be able to edit your roles in our discord. In the relative channel, type without the quotes “?rank” then Dyno bot will post a current list of the roles available . Type again without the quotes “?rank @rolename” to add it to your profile.

Reroll (new character) — You may change your character once per season with the link sent to you after you applied, please check junk/spam folders. See patreon rewards for more rerolls and other perks.

Will you be changing to Ragnarok when its released? 2017-07-23T04:17:18+00:00


How do I connect to voice chat in Discord and hear my Xbox game sounds? 2017-07-22T15:47:13+00:00

You have two options with Xbox One;
1) Use a second hands-free device (e.g iPhone ear-buds with mic) connect it to Discord via PC/iOS/Android -> than place your headset from your Xbox One controller over the top.

2) Purchase a Headphone Splitter (Make sure its a “TRS” type splitter) -> connect it to your Xbox controller first then spilt of to your headset and discord


How often does the ARK server wipe? 2017-07-16T02:10:53+00:00

Runs indefinitely. It doesn’t wipe unless we get an unexpected server crash or corrupt save.

What is the dino level on ARK? 2017-07-16T02:10:39+00:00

This season we are on vanilla rates and top dino level is 150.

What are the ARK server settings? 2017-07-23T03:57:09+00:00

Find them listed down below this page

How do I get the ARK role on Discord? 2017-07-16T02:08:47+00:00

Go HERE to join and get yourself a role on the Discord.

How do I connect to the ARK server/add to friends? 2017-07-16T02:07:44+00:00

You can add it to your Xbox friends favourites by going to Xbox Home -> Click ‘Friends & Clubs’ -> Then click ‘Find clubs or people‘ -> search ‘AUS Hosting’ -> Click ‘add friend’ -> Click Favourite -> Then click ‘okay’.
When you load Ark, you can join through the friends list by favourites and AUS Hosting -> ‘Join Game’ should appear.

Why I am getting a “Kicked from the server” message while on the ARK server? 2017-07-16T02:06:43+00:00

If you received a message that says you are kicked from the server, this means you are not currently approved to play on ARK Down Under. Please be patient and wait until you receive a DM (Direct Message) from an admin that you have been accepted ARK Down Under.
Please DO NOT message the staff asking why the server is kicking you.

Does ARK Down Under have any public servers I can play on while I wait? 2017-07-16T02:04:47+00:00

No, sorry. At this time, all our servers are for approved members only. We do have gaming channels if your looking for someone to play with.

Do I need to be a YouTuber/streamer to apply? 2017-07-16T02:02:46+00:00

No, you do not! There are a lot of people currently on the server who are non-streamers and just play for fun.

After I’m approved for season 9 will I need to reapply every season/wipe of the server? 2017-07-24T17:28:01+00:00

No! Once you are approved for the server, we have you forever! There is no escaping us unless you are banned.

How long does it take to be accepted to ARK? 2017-07-16T01:59:48+00:00

We are always looking over applications, we never have a set date or amount. At the moment, we have a huge volume of people interested in our server. With that being said, we monitor the population daily and when we see spaces opening we approve more applications. There isn’t a set amount of time you could be waiting and we are sorry for the inconvenience and ask for your patience.

How do I mute and disable notifications for specific channels on the discord? 2017-07-16T02:03:29+00:00

Must be set on PC through the discord app or browser, guide HERE

How do I know if I am accepted for ARK? 2017-07-16T01:46:41+00:00

You will receive a DM in our Discord by an admin. You will also see new channels appear in the Discord.

Whats the ARK exchange rate and currencies for materials? 2017-07-16T01:45:37+00:00

Three Currencies;
Bush Berries [BB]
Silica Pearls [SP]
Guild Points [GP]

1 GP = 1 BB

10 SP = 1 BB

1 BB = 1 GP

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What is the Shop for? 2017-07-23T03:54:40+00:00

We offer a currency system for ARK, not with real money. Players trade Silica Pearls for BB also known as bush berry seeds. Guild Points, which can be earned by being active and chatting on Discord, are another currency that we use. All currencies are interchangeable and exchangeable.

*We do offer a coupon code for Patreons to purchase unobtainable items available for purchase on the shop.

How do I apply for ARK? 2017-07-16T01:36:11+00:00

Click the apply button on the top of this page and it will bring you to the application.

What is ARK Down Under? 2017-07-22T20:27:45+00:00

ARK Down Under started back in may of 2016 by a group of gamers that were wanting a safe place for them and others like them to create content and have fun. Since then, it has evolved into so much more. ARK: Survival Evolved will always be home at heart, but we like to enjoy other games too. Our server is RolePlay PvP. Mainly RP with a little bit of PvP mixed in.

Today it is run by the admins:
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Aiming to provide access to the latest news, releases, mods and a great deal more. ARK: Survival Evovled will always be home at heart but we like to enjoy other games too.

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