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Wilson Portrait
Ugh. I don't think I should eat that.

Wilson, when examining Monster Meat.

Willow Portrait
Gross. It's full of hairs.

Willow, when examining Monster Meat.

Wolfgang Portrait
It is not looking like food.

Wolfgang, when examining Monster Meat.

Wendy Portrait
Evilness pervades it.

Wendy, when examining Monster Meat.

WX-78 Portrait
IT IS INCOMPATIBLE WITH MY CHEMICAL ENGINE

WX-78, when examining Monster Meat.

Wickerbottom Portrait
It would be hazardous to consume this.

Wickerbottom, when examining Monster Meat.

Woodie Portrait
I'm not hungry enough for that.

Woodie, when examining Monster Meat.

Waxwell Portrait
How revolting.

Maxwell, when examining Monster Meat.

Wigfrid Portrait
Meat öf the dark beasts.

Wigfrid, when examining Monster Meat.

Webber Portrait
Smells foul.

Webber, when examining Monster Meat.

Winona Portrait
Hooboy! Is that even meat?

Winona, when examining Monster Meat.

Walani Portrait
Am I really hungry enough?

Walani, when examining Monster Meat.

Warly Portrait
Hmmm, nice marbling...

Warly, when examining Monster Meat.

Woodlegs Portrait
Bit sour thet is.

Woodlegs, when examining Monster Meat.

Monster Meat is a Food item obtained by killing most Monsters. Most monsters will drop Monster Meat at least 50% of the time, otherwise dropping their special resources (for example Spiders also drop Silk and Spider Gland).

Monster Meat is toxic and will reduce Health and Sanity when consumed, with the exception of Webber, who will not take any penalties upon consumption.

Cooked Monster MeatEdit

Wilson Portrait
That's only somewhat more appetizing than when it was raw.

Wilson, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Willow Portrait
It's still gross.

Willow, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Wolfgang Portrait
I still do not want to eat this.

Wolfgang, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Wendy Portrait
Cooked evil is still evil.

Wendy, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

WX-78 Portrait
IT IS STILL SOMEWHAT INCOMPATIBLE

WX-78, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Wickerbottom Portrait
It's still a little bit poisonous.

Wickerbottom, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Woodie Portrait
I still don't want to eat it.

Woodie, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Waxwell Portrait
I'll eat it if I have to.

Maxwell, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Wigfrid Portrait
Mönster beast steak.

Wigfrid, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Webber Portrait
It'll go down, but I won't be happy about it.

Webber, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Winona Portrait
It's still purple in the middle.

Winona, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Walani Portrait
This still looks awful.

Walani, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Warly Portrait
Could use... uh... I don't even...

Warly, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Woodlegs Portrait
Thet be bad eatin'.

Woodlegs, when examining Cooked Monster Meat.

Cooked Monster Meat is Monster Meat that has been cooked on a Campfire, Fire Pit or Star.

Mobs that ordinarily drop Monster Meat and die from being set on fire, will drop a Cooked Monster Meat instead. Cooking Monster Meat on a Campfire/Fire Pit or drying it on a Drying Rack to make a Monster Jerky reduces its toxic effects. Additionally, one raw, cooked, or dried Monster Meat (or Durian) can be used as a meat/filler in Crock Pot recipes with no toxic effects. It should be noted however that using more than 1 piece of Monster Meat (or Durian) in a Crock Pot will typically result in Monster Lasagna, which is just as toxic as eating raw monster meat, with a large sanity drain penalty.

Icon Tools UsageEdit

Monster Meat can be used as bait for meat-eating creatures, such as Spiders or Buzzards.

Giving Monster Meat to a Pig will befriend it. When 4 pieces of Monster Meat are fed to a Pig, it will transform into a Werepig and become hostile. This can sometimes happen accidentally when Pig Villages are close to Spider Dens, as Pigs will eat the Monster Meat from Spiders they kill.

Monster Jerky can be given to the Pig King in exchange for Gold Nuggets.

Cooked Monster Meat or Monster Jerky can be fed to caged birds to produce Eggs.

A single piece of Monster Meat can be used in a number of Crock Pot recipes without producing side-effects. One of the best ways to use up large quantities of Monster Meat is by cooking Bacon and Eggs or Fishsticks which can use up 2 pieces per dish.

Some animals are carnivorous or omnivorous and will eat Monster Meat given to them or left laying around. If they are not immune to the negative effects of Monster Meat, eating it causes them to lose Health. This allows an abundance of Monster Meats to be converted to other resources by simply feeding these animals with Monster Meat directly or indirectly. For example, in Shipwrecked DLC Crabbits and Seagulls will be attracted to and eat Monster Meat, yielding Fish Morsels, and Azure Feathers or Morsels respectively when they eat enough.

Monster Meat farming is a very practical thing to do especially in the earlier stages of the game because it is very easy and effective.

Drop tableEdit

Mob(s) Chance Quantity
Batilisk 10% 1
Beardling
Crab (insanity) (Shipwrecked icon)
40% 1
SpiderSpider WarriorCave SpiderSpitterDangling Depth Dweller
Spider Warrior (Venomous) (Shipwrecked icon)
50% 1
Poison Snake (Shipwrecked icon) 56% 1
SnakeStink Ray (Shipwrecked icon) 67% 1
HoundRed HoundBlue HoundBeardlordKrampusTreeguard
Palm TreeguardSea HoundFlupDragoon (Shipwrecked icon)

100%

1
Tentacle 100% 2
Glommer (Reign of Giants icon) 100% 3
Depths Worm Spider Queen 100% 4
Varg (Reign of Giants icon) 100% 4-6

TabScience RecipesEdit

Inventory slot backgroundMonster MeatFire PitInventory slot backgroundCooked Monster Meat
Inventory slot backgroundMonster MeatDrying RackInventory slot backgroundMonster Jerky
Inventory slot backgroundCooked Monster MeatBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundMonster JerkyBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundMonster JerkyPig King IconInventory slot backgroundGold Nugget

Prototype TipsEdit

  • When playing as Wolfgang, it is possible to gain more health from being mighty than lost from eating cooked monster meat. Though when going back to normal his health will be lower than it was.
  • In Reign of Giants, the Bearger will eat and be damaged by Monster Meat. It takes 150 monster meat to completely kill a Bearger. While this is impractical a full stack takes a substantial chunk of the Bearger's health.
  • Webber starts with 2 Monster Meat and suffers no Health or sanity penalties when eating it. Unlike other characters, cooking the Monster Meat before consuming it provides no bonuses to Webber aside from increased spoiling time.
  • Monster Meat is possibly the greatest of the Crock Pot ingredients/fillers, as it has a meat value of 1, can be turned into jerky and can be made into Eggs with a Bird Cage. This makes it possible to survive off of Monster Meat alone by cooking Meatballs with Monster Meat and Eggs. If a player has access to morsels, Bacon and Eggs can also be made, and is a more beneficial recipe than Meatballs.
  • Feeding cooked monster meat to a bird in a birdcage gives eggs, which can be converted to gold via Pig King.
  • 4 monster meat can be "traded" for 2 regular Meat and a Pig Skin by giving them to a Pig and killing the resulting Werepig. However, since Monster Meat can already replace Meat in most contexts, the main value for this is making Jerky, Meaty Stew or a Ham Bat.

Placeholder TriviaEdit

  • Warly states that the meat has "nice marbling", suggesting that it's rather fatty.
  • Contrary to popular belief, WX-78 still takes damage when it eats this.
Items and Structures dropped by Mobs
Loot AshesAzure FeatherBatilisk WingBeard HairBeefalo HornBlow DartBlue GemBunny PuffButterButterfly WingsCharcoalCrimson FeatherDeerclops EyeballDrumstickFleshy BulbFlintFrog LegsGearsGuardian's HornGlow BerryHoneyHound's ToothJet FeatherKrampus SackLight BulbLiving LogMandrakeMeatMonster MeatMorselMosquito SackNightmare FuelOrnate ChestPig SkinPurple GemRed GemRocksSilkSlurtle SlimeSlurper PeltSpider EggsSpider GlandShelmetSnurtle Shell ArmorSpiderhatStingerTam o' ShanterTentacle SpikeTentacle SpotsThulecite FragmentsWalrus Tusk
(Cat TailDown FeatherElectric MilkGlommer's GoopGlommer's WingsScalesThick FurVolt Goat Horn Reign of Giants icon) (Bee Queen CrownBlueprintBone HelmBone ArmorChilled LavaeCut GrassDeer AntlerDesert StoneFossil FragmentsFur TuftLavae EggLeafy MeatPhlegmRoseRoyal JellySaffron FeatherShadow AtriumShadow ThuribleShroom SkinSketchStag AntlerSteel Wool Don't Starve Together icon) (BananaBlubberBooty BagCoconutChest of the DepthsDead DogfishDead JellyfishDead Rainbow JellyfishDead SwordfishDead WobsterDorsal FinDoydoy FeatherDragoon HeartDubloonsEmpty BottleEye of the Tiger SharkEyeshotFish MorselHarpoonHornIron KeyMagic SealObsidianRaw FishTropical FishShark FinShark GillsSnakeskinSnake OilTurbine BladesVenom GlandYellow Mosquito Sack Shipwrecked icon)
Indirect BeeBeefalo WoolButterflyCrowFirefliesGuanoManureRedbirdSeedsSnowbirdRabbitMosquito
(Glommer's GoopMoleworm Reign of Giants icon) (CanaryCut Grass Don't Starve Together icon) (Bile-Covered SlopBioluminescenceCormorantCrabbitJellyfishParrotParrot PirateRainbow JellyfishRoeSeagullToucanWobster Shipwrecked icon)
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
(DogfishEye of the Tiger SharkRaw Fish (Cooked) • Shark FinTropical Fish Shipwrecked icon)
Fishes Fish (Cooked) • Eel (Cooked)
(CrabbitDogfishFish Morsel (Cooked) • Dead Jellyfish (CookedDried) • Limpets (Cooked) • Mussels (Cooked) • Neon Quattro (Cooked) • Pierrot Fish (Cooked) • Purple Grouper (Cooked) • Dead Rainbow Jellyfish (Cooked) • Raw Fish (Cooked) • Roe (Cooked) • Shark FinSwordfishTropical FishWobster (DeadCooked) Shipwrecked icon)
Monster Food Durian (Extra Smelly) • Monster Meat (Cooked)
(Dead Jellyfish (CookedDried) • Dead Rainbow Jellyfish (Cooked) • Roe (Cooked)Shipwrecked icon)
Animal Drops ButterButterfly WingsEgg (Cooked) • Tallbird Egg (FriedHatching) • Honey
(Electric MilkGlommer's Goop Reign of Giants icon) (PhlegmRoyal Jelly Don't Starve Together icon) (Doydoy Egg (Fried)Shipwrecked icon)
Vegetables Carrot (Roasted) • Corn (Popcorn) • Eggplant (Braised) • FoliageGlow BerryLichenMandrake (Cooked) • Pumpkin (Hot) • Red Mushroom (Cooked Red Cap) • Green Mushroom (Cooked Green Cap) • Blue Mushroom (Cooked Blue Cap) • Petals (Dark)
(Cactus Flesh (Cooked) • Cactus Flower Reign of Giants icon) (Lesser Glow Berry Don't Starve Together icon) (Seaweed (CookedDried) • Sweet Potato (Cooked) Shipwrecked icon)
Fruits Berries (Roasted) • Dragon Fruit (Prepared) • Durian (Extra Smelly) • Pomegranate (Sliced) • Banana (Cooked)
(Watermelon (Grilled) Reign of Giants icon) (Juicy Berries (Roasted) Don't Starve Together icon) (Halved CoconutCooked CoconutCoffee Beans (Roasted) Shipwrecked icon)
Dairy Butter • (Electric Milk Reign of Giants icon)
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) (Banana PopBisqueCalifornia RollCaviarCevicheCoffeeJelly-O PopLobster BisqueLobster DinnerSeafood GumboShark Fin SoupSurf 'n' TurfTropical Bouillabaisse Shipwrecked icon) (Fresh Fruit CrepesMonster TartareMussel BouillabaiseSweet Potato Souffle Portable Crock Pot Shipwrecked icon) (Jellybeans Don't Starve Together icon)
Other RotRotten EggSeeds (Toasted SeedsCrop Seeds)
(Birchnut (Roasted) • Ice Reign of Giants icon) (BlubberBrainy MatterBile-Covered Slop Shipwrecked icon)

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