Hey Ark hunters,

NA and EU PS4, Xbox One, and PC Defiance 2050 servers will be unavailable for a scheduled daily restart at 2:00 AM PT (For NA) and 3:00 AM GMT (For EU). The estimated downtime for each maintenance is one hour. In-game messaging will be broadcast in advance of the downtime.

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Greetings Ark Hunters,

Defiance 2050 is coming offline on Thursday, February 21 at 10AM PST (6PM UTC) for maintenance and a server only hotfix.

Downtime should take approximately 2 hours, but we'll bring each platform/region back online as they finish.


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Spikes are deployable items that give bonuses to players near them. Equip them in your loadout and use 2 to deploy one. They last a limited time only.

Spike Types

There are only three types of Spikes available and in only two rarities.

Name Description Uncommon Rare

Ammo Spike

Spike that replenishes the ammo pool of all allies within its radius.

3% per second

6% per second

Damage Spike

Spike that increases the damage dealt by all allies within its radius.



Protection Spike

Spike that adds plates of ablative armor to all allies within its radius and heals every second for 30 seconds.

2 plates and 2% heal

3 plates and 4% heal


  • Uncommon versions of Spikes can be found on Supplies Vendors for a small Scrip cost.
  • Rare versions of Spikes can be found from lockboxes or vendor specials.

Spike Images

Ammo Damage Protection


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