ARK How To Rotate Snap Points?

Building in ARK is a fundemental skill that can be painful without the right knowledge. In this guide we have combined our knowledge to provide a easy to understand guide. We will begin with what we call, “The best button in ARK”.
To rotate snap points on structures ark press:
Q/Z on pc
RB on XBOX
R1 on PS4/5
this allows you to get multiple new angles. If you struggle to get all snap points on 1 structure try standing futher away or looking from a different angle.

Lowering and Raising TEK Foundations

This is a great case where rotating snap points is crucial, without it you cannot lower or raise structures.
All Images below is from a video guide discussing this matter!

Lowering Foundation 1 unit ARK
Lowering Foundation 1 unit ARK

 

 

Lower a foundation by 1 unit (Process Repeatable)

1. Place 1 foundation
2. Place 1 pillar on the lowest snap point
3. Place  1 foundation using the lowest snap-point

Lowering Foundation 2 unit ARK
Lowering Foundation 2 unit ARK

 

Lower a foundation by 2 unit (Process Repeatable)

1. Place 1 foundation
2. Place 1 pillar on the lowest snap on the side of the foundation
3. Place  1 pillar on the new lowest snap point in the middle of the foundation by rotating
4. Place  1 foundation using the lowest snap-point

Raise Foundation ARK
Raise Foundation ARK

Riase a foundation by 1.5 unit (Process Repeatable)

1. Place 1 foundation
2. Place 1 pillar on the lowest snap point
3. Place ceiling on the pillars highest snap point and build 1+ out.
4. Place Pillar on the ceiling rotating it to the lowest snap point
5. Place foundation on highest snap point

As you finished building replace the temporary wood/metal structure with TEK to maximize it’s durability

How To Rotate Walls

How To Rotate Walls

Building in ARK Survival Evolved can be quite tricky, especially when it comes to walls. The textures of the wall differ greatly depending on how you place your walls.
To Rotate/Flip Walls in Ark Survival Evolved Press:

  • E on PC
  • Y button on XBOX
  • Triangle button on PS4/5 

Why do we want to Rotate Walls in ARK?

As opposed to popular belief, Studio Wildcard’s Ark: Survival Evolved is not completely about escaping dinosaurs that are attempting to eat you. That’s about half of it. Building makes up a larger part and creating eye-catching designs is what many players strive to do. With the help of rotating walls you can create unique textures and designs

Rotated Walls ARK
Rotated Walls ARK

What are the strongest walls in Ark?

There is one final unlockable wall, the Tek Wall. The wall provides structure to a building and encloses an area. If used with their tek counterparts insulation is provided, making you never too cold/warm while inside your base..

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