Ban is when an account is permanently barred from playing.
Developer wipe is a permanent removal of your Tribe's base and the creatures.
Why am I banned or developer wiped?
Disciplinary actions such as a ban and developer wipe are associated with actions that do not uphold the ARK Survival Ascended Code of Conduct.
Can I appeal ban or developer wipe?
Disciplinary actions such as a ban or developer wipe are generally not lifted or adjusted. However, if you strongly feel that the disciplinary action was a mistake, you can:
- Submit a support ticket
- Select "Ban and developer wipe appeal"