Thatch is a common resource that is used for many things in Ark, it is very easy to gather, just use a pickaxe on trees, then you will get it. You can also use some dinosaur to gather it like Brontosaurus, Megatherium, Triceratops, Doedicurus, Mammoth, or Megaloceros. Thatch is a common resource that you use in the early game and late game, so it is a good idea to farm a lot of it.

There is a dinosaur that has weight reduction and that is a Castoroides that has 50% weight reduced. There will spawn some new trees overtime at the same places. Thatch can also be found in white, green, and blue supply create.

Thatch used as fuel:

Thatch is also used as fuel and there is different burn time: (wood or sparkpowder is much better fuel to the different items)

Item:Burn time:
Campfire7.5 seconds per unit.
Cooking Pot7.5 seconds per unit.
Refining Forge7.5 seconds per unit.
Standing Torch1 minute, 40 seconds per unit.

What can you craft with Thatch?

It is a list of some of the items you can craft from thatch, because you can craft 195 items with thatch.

  • Ballista Turret
  • Beer Liquid
  • Bola
  • Campfire
  • Cooking Pot
  • Crop Plots
  • Fertilizer
  • Parachute
  • Preserving Bin
  • Simple Bed
  • Stone Hatchet
  • Stone Pick
  • Stone Structures and Buildings
  • Thatch Structures and Buildings
  • Wooden Structures and Buildings