Not to be confused with other Fishes.

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Fresh from the murky depths.

Maxwell, when examining a 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[edit | edit source]

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A proper grilling puts a stop to the flopping.

Wendy, when examining a 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.

Fishing Rod.png Gathering[edit | edit source]

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

Gift Icon.png Downloadable Content[edit | edit source]

In the Shipwrecked DLC, Fish can be obtained by using a Trawl Net in the Ocean.

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In the Hamlet DLC, Fish and Cooked Fish have an alternate appearance based on carp. Fish can be obtained from Kingfishers or by destroying a Tasteful Fish Mounting.

Don't Starve Together icon.png Freshwater Fish[edit | edit source]

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I'd rather eat for a day than not at all.

Winona

Freshwater Fish replaced Fish in Don't Starve Together since Return of Them. It can be killed to produce one Fish Morsel. When cooked, it produces a Cooked Fish Morsel.

Wurt regains +3.33 Sanity Meter.png/min when at least one Fish is in her inventory. Wurt or another player wearing a Clever Disguise can trade Fishes with the King of the Merms for Kelp Fronds, Seeds, specific Crop Seeds, Rot, Tentacle Spots, and certain Trinkets. Fish can be placed in Fish Scale-O-Matic.

Icon Tools.png Usage[edit | edit source]

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Placeholder.png Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • 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 quotes, "Guests are like fish. They stink after 3 days."

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Food and other Edible Items
Meats Morsel (Cooked) • Meat (Cooked) • Monster Meat (Cooked) • Leafy Meat (Cooked) • Deerclops EyeballDrumstick (Fried) • Fish (Cooked) • Eel (Cooked) • Frog Legs (Cooked) • Koalefant Trunk (SteakWinter) • Jerky (SmallMonster) • Batilisk Wing (Cooked) • Guardian's Horn
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Fishes Fish (Cooked) • Eel (Cooked)
(CrabbitDead DogfishDead SwordfishFish Morsel (Cooked) • Dead Jellyfish (CookedDried) • Limpets (Cooked) • Mussel (Cooked) • Neon Quattro (Cooked) • Pierrot Fish (Cooked) • Purple Grouper (Cooked) • Dead Rainbow Jellyfish (Cooked) • Raw Fish (Cooked) • Roe (Cooked) • Shark FinTropical FishWobster (DeadCooked) Shipwrecked icon.png)
Monster Food Durian (Extra Smelly) • Monster Meat (Cooked)
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Mob Drops ButterButterfly WingsEgg (Cooked) • HoneyPhlegmTallbird Egg (FriedHatching)
(Electric MilkGlommer's Goop Reign of Giants icon.png) (Doydoy Egg (Fried) Shipwrecked icon.png) (Flytrap StalkNectar Hamlet icon.png) (Moon Moth WingsRoyal Jelly Don't Starve Together icon.png)
Vegetables Carrot (Roasted) • Corn (Popcorn) • Eggplant (Braised) • FoliageGlow BerryLichenMandrake (Cooked) • Pumpkin (Hot) • Red Cap (Cooked) • Green Cap (Cooked) • Blue Cap (Cooked) • Petals (Dark)
(Cactus Flesh (Cooked) • Cactus Flower Reign of Giants icon.png) (Seaweed (CookedDried) • Sweet Potato (Cooked) Shipwrecked icon.png) (Aloe (Cooked) • NettleRadish (Cooked) • Tuber (FriedBloomingFried Blooming) Hamlet icon.png) (Asparagus (Cooked) Hamlet icon.pngDon't Starve Together icon.png) (Garlic (Roasted) • Kelp Fronds (CookedDried) • Lesser Glow BerryOnion (Roasted) • Pepper (Roasted) • Potato (Roasted) • Ripe Stone Fruit (Cooked) • SucculentToma Root (Roasted) Don't Starve Together icon.png)
Fruits Berries (Roasted) • Dragon Fruit (Prepared) • Durian (Extra Smelly) • Pomegranate (Sliced) • Banana (Cooked)
(Watermelon (Grilled) Reign of Giants icon.png) (Halved CoconutCooked CoconutCoffee Beans (Roasted) Shipwrecked icon.png) (Juicy Berries (Roasted) Don't Starve Together icon.png)
Dairy Butter
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Bug Hamlet icon.png (Bean Bugs (Cooked) • Gummy Slug (Cooked) Hamlet icon.png)
Crock Pot Bacon and EggsButter MuffinDragonpieFish TacosFishsticksFroggle BunwichFist Full of JamFruit MedleyHoney HamHoney NuggetsKabobsMandrake SoupMeatballsMeaty StewMonster LasagnaPierogiPowdercakePumpkin CookiesRatatouilleStuffed EggplantTaffyTurkey DinnerUnagiWafflesWet Goop
(Flower SaladGuacamoleIce CreamMelonsicleSpicy ChiliTrail Mix Reign of Giants icon.png) (Banana PopBisqueCalifornia RollCaviarCevicheCoffee • (Fresh Fruit CrepesMonster TartareMussel BouillabaiseSweet Potato Souffle Portable Crock Pot.png) • Jelly-O PopWobster BisqueWobster DinnerSeafood GumboShark Fin SoupSurf 'n' TurfTropical Bouillabaisse Shipwrecked icon.png) (Asparagus SoupFeijoadaGummy CakeHard Shell TacosIced TeaNettle RollsSnake Bone SoupSpicy Vegetable StingerSteamed Ham SandwichTea Hamlet icon.png) (Creamy Potato PuréeFancy Spiralled TubersJellybeansSalsa FrescaStuffed Pepper Poppers (AsparagazpachoBone BouillonFish Cordon BleuGlow Berry MousseGrim GaletteHot Dragon Chili SaladMoquecaPuffed Potato SouffléVolt Goat Chaud-Froid Portable Crock Pot.png) Don't Starve Together icon.png)
Other RotRotten EggSeeds (Toasted SeedsCrop Seeds)
(Birchnut (Roasted) • Ice Reign of Giants icon.png) (BlubberBrainy MatterBile-Covered Slop Shipwrecked icon.png) (Bramble BulbClippingsMagic WaterSeed Pod (Cooked) Hamlet icon.png) (Lune Tree Blossom Don't Starve Together icon.png)
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