Just when Conan Exiles one-ups ARK with the neigh instantly loading bases, ARK rebounds by implementing into the core game the Tek Storage mechanic popularized by a mod.
It has 1800 slots, storing up to 360,000 of a single type of item if it stacks to 200. Shows the icon and number of it on the outside automatically. It is perfectly stackable, because the boxes snap on to each other.
It takes and stores the corresponding item(s) from your inventory automatically by pressing E on the box.
Can set it to deposit all or withdraw stacks upon button press.
While the dismantling bench and vault combination kind of fulfills this role, once you’ve used a Tek Storage system, you can’t go back.
There is something “therapeutically zenful” about offloading a whole load of heavy stuff into a stone box with a push of a button on the chests without opening the inventory window even once, or even having to sort through it using the search slot, and watching your weight lighten into the feather-zone :3
Just imagine having a Tek Storage for glass and leather!
Conan Exiles already introduces the “quick loot” overlay on chests, but when it comes to quick-sorting one’s inventory and having an overview of one’s entire stockpile, this is definitely a god-send.
On the balance side of things, these boxes are very fragile. It’s probably a good idea to build a base AROUND these boxes. I don’t know if it’s a bug or not, but the storage contents can be stolen by strangers.