Monkey

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Monkey
Monkey Wearing Helmet.jpg
NPC
Common Name Monkey
Group Mammals
Diet Herbivorous
Nature Curious
Release version Steam.svg v1.0
Domestication
Tameable Yes
Rideable No
Taming method Sneak behind and feed berry
Tame type Permanent
Preferred Food Berry.png Berry
Other information
Drops
Habitat
Spawns in Jungle
Rarity Uncommon

Monkeys are one of the curious Mammals in ATLAS.

Basic Information[edit | edit source]

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Monkeys are passive wandering animals that rarely attack unprovoked. If provoked, they will attack by throwing poo at their target. This causes damage and slows the target.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Small arboreal furry mammals that have a long prehensile tail. The are predominately quadrupeds but can walk on their hind legs for short periods.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Stats[edit | edit source]

Domestication[edit | edit source]

Taming[edit | edit source]

Monkeys are passively tamable with berries or limes. Put the berries in the last item slot and you will get the option to feed by pressing e when you sneak close enough to the animal. You will have to wait a few seconds until it is hungry again to feed it. Continue this process as the monkey walks around, making sure to follow behind without startling it. Occasionally during this process, the monkey will stop for a moment and change directions to walk down a new path. When this happens, make sure to rotate accordingly to avoid scaring it away.

If you damage the monkey at all, the taming process will be disrupted and the animal will no longer accept food from you.

Utility[edit | edit source]

This is a shoulder pet that flings its poo in combat. Each shot is a DPS attack, with an associated speed reduction effect. Great for defense in a fight, however, it takes some time for the poo effect to recharge. Additionally, because the shot moves so slow, it has limited efficiency against flying foes.

Buff[edit | edit source]

Having a tamed monkey on your shoulder gives a passive bonus to health regeneration.

Breeding[edit | edit source]

You can breed Monkeys in the following biomes: Eastern Tropics, Eastern Temperate, Western Tropics and Equatorial. Acceptable temperatures for mating and offspring are between 24 to 42°C (75 to 108°F). Your newborn Monkey will be ready for you to claim it after 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Feeding Baby[edit source]

It will eat from its inventory one Chili.png Chili (or similar food) about every x seconds. A newborn can only carry enough weight to hold a few units of food so you won't be able leave for very long between feedings. Once it can hold more, each full stack should give you x hour and x minutes away from baby.

About x hours and x minutes after the baby is born, the maturation meter will reach 10% and the baby will become a juvenile. After that point, the young Monkey will better handle temperature swings and it will be able to eat from a Feeding Trough.png Feeding Trough, allowing you to leave it alone for longer periods of time.

Keeping Baby Comfortable[edit source]

When possible, arrange to raise the baby someplace that won't stay too far above its comfortable temperature range for too much of the day. It is easier to heat an area than it is to cool it, so keep that in mind when setting up your nursery for each species you breed.

To keep the baby warm enough, have plenty of Wood Wall Hook.png Wood Wall Hooks with Torch.png Torches in them mounted around the floors and walls in the fully enclosed area where you will be raising the baby. Maybe also install a Lever.png Lever set to the same PIN as the hooks so you can trigger them all at once if you like. This will help you keep your young pets alive during any cold spells.

If you need to cool the area, you will need to use Ice Box.png Ice Boxes. To power them, you will need to have visited a frigid region ahead of time and stockpiled enough Ice.png Ice to keep the boxes active until the heatwave passes.

Imprinting[edit source]

Beyond the initial imprint when you claimed your newborn, you can also gain a very useful imprint bonus by cuddling with your new friend. The cuddle timer ("Wants Care In" timer) is eight hours. Cuddling or taking a walk with it as soon as possible each time the timer elapses will increase your new Monkey's stats.

Notes On Timing[edit source]

Successfully raising a high-imprint offspring—or even just keeping your new buddy alive at all—can take quite a bit of time and good scheduling. So here is a rundown of the relevant times to be mindful of:

  • Mating time: 2 minutes
  • Baby born after: 2 hours and 15 minutes
  • Length of baby phase: x hours and x minutes
  • Cuddle interval: 8 hours
  • Total time from birth to adulthood: x days, x hours and x minutes


Combat[edit | edit source]

Known Locations[edit | edit source]

Monkeys have been found in the following regions:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O
1
2
3
4 J4 K4 M4 N4 O4
5 K5 M5
6 B6 D6 E6 L6 M6 N6
7 A7 B7 C7 E7 L7 N7
8 A8 C8 K8 M8
9 B9 D9 E9 K9 L9 M9 O9
10 A10 B10 D10 E10 K10 L10 M10 N10
11 E11 K11 L11 M11 N11 O11
12 X J12 K12 N12
13 F13
14
15

X = No Monkeys in this grid (confirmed).

Notes[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]