Ball
A baby ankylosaurus playing with a red ball.
A baby ankylosaurus playing with a red ball.
Stack Size
64 (per color)

A ball is an enrichment item (like the Tethered Log and Scratching Post) added in the 7.3 update. Enrichment items serve to increase a prehistoric creature's mood, measurable by the happiness scale shown in the DinoPedia. Because balls are coded like an entity, they have half a heart of "health" even though they are virtually indestructible. They can be kept in stacks of up to 64, but different colors of balls cannot be kept in the same stack.

CRAFTING

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To craft a ball, one needs 4 pieces of string, 1 slime ball, and 4 blocks of wool of any color. Arranging them as seen in the crafting recipe above will create a white ball, regardless of what color wool used. To craft a colored ball, place the ball in the crafting table with the desired dye. Balls that have already been dyed can be re-dyed.

USE

A prehistoric creature's happiness influences its behavior in several ways. Low happiness can lead to hostility or lack of reproduction. The ball's main use is to improve the happiness of these creatures. In order to use a ball, right click the ground with the ball item. This will place the ball (a cube) on the ground. If an unhappy mob encounters the ball, it will push it around, "playing" with it. The ball will bounce, tumble, and roll with each hit from the mob, sometimes making sounds. Balls float in water, and aquatic creatures will play with them. To pick up the ball, punch it and it will return to your inventory

PHOTO GALLERY

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Science

Birdegg.gif Avian EggsBioGoo.gif Bio-GooDinoegg.gif Non-Avian EggsDna.gif DNASyringe.gif EmbryoPalm sapling.png Palaeoraphe Sapling
(Palae Fossil.png Petrified) ■ Seeds.gif Seeds & Spores (Fossilseeds.gif Fossilized) ■ Bigsack.gif Spawn & Sacs

Paleontology

Amber.png AmberGrid Arm Bone.png Arm BoneBioFossil.png Bio-Fossil (Tar fossil.png Tar) (Plant fossil.png Plant) ■ Amber.gif Dominican Amber
Emptyshell.png Empty ShellWww.GIFCreator.me f6gL2o.gif Foot BoneIced Meat.png Frozen MeatSarcosuchus legBone.png Leg BoneMagic Conch.png Magic Conch
Skulls.gif SkullGrid Ribcage (Bone).png Rib CageUnique.gif Unique BonesBucket tar.png Tar Bucket (Tardrop.png Drop) ■ Grid Vertebrae.png Vertebrae

Archeology

Ancient key.png Ancient KeyGrid Ancient Helmet.png Ancient Helmet (Grid Broken Ancient Helmet.png Broken) ■ Grid Ancient Sword.png Ancient Sword (Grid Broken Ancient Sword.png Broken) ■
Record.gif Fossil RecordPotteryShard.png Pottery ShardScarab Gem.png Scarab Gem (Scarab blue.png Aquatic) ■ Stone tableeeeet.png Stone Tablet
(Relic Scrap.png Scrap)

Food

Essence Of Chicken.png Chicken EssenceCooked egg.png Cooked EggFlesh.png Failuresaurus Flesh
Meat.gif Raw Animal Meat (Cooked.gif Cooked) ■ Stunted essence.png Poisonous Potato EssenceRaw Chicken Soup.png Raw Chicken Soup (Cooked Chicken Soup.png Cooked) ■ Sio Chiu Le2.png Sio-Chiu-Le

Tools

Ancient clock.png Ancient ClockDinopedia.png DinoPediaGrid Javelins.gif JavelinGem Axe.png Scarab AxeGem Hoe.png Scarab Hoe
Gem Pickaxe.png Scarab PickaxeGem Shovel.png Scarab ShovelGem Sword.png Scarab SwordArmour.gif Skull Armor
Skull Stick.png Skull StickSpawnegg.png Spawn EggsGrid Tooth dagger.png Tooth DaggerWhip.png Whip

Enrichment

Grid Live Coelacanth.png Live Coelacanth (Grid Live Alligator Gar.png Live Alligator Gar) (Nautilus (1).png Live Nautilus) (Grid Live Sturgeon.png Live Sturgeon) ■
Ball.gif Toy BallToy tethered log.png Tethered LogToy scratching post.png Scratching Post

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