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Not to be confused with other Fishes

Fish / Cooked Fish
Fish.png Fire Pit.png Cooked Fish.png
1 1
12.5 12.5
0 0
3 Days 6 Days
Stacks up to
40 40
"fish"   "fish_cooked"
Fishes.png × 1, Meats.png × 0.5
Merm.png ×1, Pond.png (Fishing Rod.png)
Wilson Portrait.png
Now I shall eat for a day.

Wilson, when examining Fish

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Slippery fishy!

Willow, when examining Fish

Wolfgang Portrait.png
Is fishy.

Wolfgang, when examining Fish

Wendy Portrait.png
It was flopping around desperately for life. The poor fool.

Wendy, when examining Fish

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WX-78, when examining Fish

Wickerbottom Portrait.png
Some kind of whitefish, I believe.

Wickerbottom, when examining Fish

Woodie Portrait.png
Looks like a cod.

Woodie, when examining Fish

Waxwell Portrait.png
Fresh from the murky depths.

Maxwell, when examining Fish

Wigfrid Portrait.png
Meat öf the sea!

Wigfrid, when examining Fish

Webber Portrait.png
It could stand to be fried.

Webber, when examining Fish

Walani Portrait.png
Blub blub, little chum.

Walani, when examining Fish

Warly Portrait.png

Warly, when examining Fish

Woodlegs Portrait.png
Fish! One o'me favorites.

Woodlegs, when examining Fish

Fish is a Meat food item that typically comes from Ponds. It is also dropped by Merms. It restores 12.5 Hunger and stacks to 40 in the inventory. Fish can be dried on the Drying Rack for 1 day to produce Small Jerky, and are the main ingredient in Fishsticks and Fish Tacos using a Crock Pot. Fishing (like killing Gobblers) does not increase the player's Naughtiness level, meaning it is a safe food source for those fearing Krampus.

Unlike most other meat foods, fish can be eaten raw without losing sanity.

Cooked Fish

Wilson Portrait.png
Grilled to perfection.

Wilson, when examining Cooked Fish

Willow Portrait.png
Less slippery now that it's found fire.

Willow, when examining Cooked Fish

Wolfgang Portrait.png
Meat from water still make Wolfgang strong.

Wolfgang, when examining Cooked Fish

Wendy Portrait.png
A proper grilling puts a stop to the flopping.

Wendy, when examining Cooked Fish

WX-78 Portrait.png

WX-78, when examining Cooked Fish

Wickerbottom Portrait.png
Beautifully grilled.

Wickerbottom, when examining Cooked Fish

Woodie Portrait.png
I wish I had some chips.

Woodie, when examining Cooked Fish

Waxwell Portrait.png
It still stinks.

Maxwell, when examining Cooked Fish

Wigfrid Portrait.png

Wigfrid, when examining Cooked Fish

Webber Portrait.png
Flaky and moist. Delicious.

Webber, when examining Cooked Fish

Walani Portrait.png
From my own personal recipe.

Walani, when examining Cooked Fish

Warly Portrait.png
Could use a squeeze of lemon...

Warly, when examining Cooked Fish

Woodlegs Portrait.png
Th'fish roasted up good.

Woodlegs, when examining Cooked Fish

Cooked Fish is obtained by cooking Fish at a Campfire, Fire Pit or Star. Unlike most foods, it is no different in hunger and health restoration than its raw version, though it spoils slower than raw fish. Like all cooked foods, it cannot be dried on a Drying Rack.


Fish can be obtained by using a Fishing Rod at a Pond or Oasis Lake, or dropped by Merms when killed (along with Frog Legs).

Icon Tools.png Usage

Inventory slot background.pngFish.pngFire Pit.pngInventory slot background.pngCooked Fish.png
Inventory slot background.pngFish.pngDrying Rack.pngInventory slot background.pngSmall Jerky.png
Inventory slot background.pngSurface Fish.pngBirdcage.pngInventory slot background.pngEgg.png
Inventory slot background.pngSurface Fish.pngPig King Icon.pngInventory slot background.pngGold Nugget.png
Inventory slot background.pngSurface Fish.pngInventory slot background.png Corns.pngInventory slot background.pngFiller.pngInventory slot background.pngFiller.pngCrock Pot.pngInventory slot background.pngFish Tacos.png
Inventory slot background.pngSurface Fish.pngInventory slot background.png Twigs.pngInventory slot background.pngFiller.pngInventory slot background.pngFiller.pngCrock Pot.pngInventory slot background.pngFishsticks.png
Inventory slot background.pngSurface Fish.pngInventory slot background.png Surface Fish.pngInventory slot background.pngMeats.pngInventory slot background.pngMeats.pngCrock Pot.pngInventory slot background.pngSurf 'n' Turf.pngShipwrecked icon.pngRequires a Meat Value of 2.5 or higher

Placeholder.png Trivia

  • When examined by certain characters, such as Wilson, the character will say, "Now I shall eat for a day." This is a reference to the proverbial saying, "If you give a man a fish, he'll eat for a day. Teach him to fish, and he'll eat for a lifetime."
  • When a Fish is on the ground, it flops around, then perishes, its eyes becoming crossed out.
  • Fish having a spoilage time of 3 days could be a reference to one of Benjamin Franklin's quote, "Guests are like fish. They stink after 3 days."

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