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Not to be confused with other Fishes

Wilson Portrait
Now I shall eat for a day.

Wilson, when examining Fish

Willow Portrait
Slippery fishy!

Willow, when examining Fish

Wolfgang Portrait
Is fishy.

Wolfgang, when examining Fish

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

Wendy, when examining Fish

WX-78 Portrait
IT'S TO SCALE

WX-78, when examining Fish

Wickerbottom Portrait
Some kind of whitefish, I believe.

Wickerbottom, when examining Fish

Woodie Portrait
Looks like a cod.

Woodie, when examining Fish

Waxwell Portrait
Fresh from the murky depths.

Maxwell, when examining Fish

Wigfrid Portrait
Meat öf the sea!

Wigfrid, when examining Fish

Webber Portrait
It could stand to be fried.

Webber, when examining Fish

Walani Portrait
Blub blub, little chum.

Walani, when examining Fish

Warly Portrait
Poisson!

Warly, when examining Fish

Woodlegs Portrait
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 FishEdit

Wilson Portrait
Grilled to perfection.

Wilson, when examining Cooked Fish

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

Willow, when examining Cooked Fish

Wolfgang Portrait
Meat from water still make Wolfgang strong.

Wolfgang, when examining Cooked Fish

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

Wendy, when examining Cooked Fish

WX-78 Portrait
MISSING ADDON... CHIPS

WX-78, when examining Cooked Fish

Wickerbottom Portrait
Beautifully grilled.

Wickerbottom, when examining Cooked Fish

Woodie Portrait
I wish I had some chips.

Woodie, when examining Cooked Fish

Waxwell Portrait
It still stinks.

Maxwell, when examining Cooked Fish

Wigfrid Portrait
Jöy!

Wigfrid, when examining Cooked Fish

Webber Portrait
Flaky and moist. Delicious.

Webber, when examining Cooked Fish

Walani Portrait
From my own personal recipe.

Walani, when examining Cooked Fish

Warly Portrait
Could use a squeeze of lemon...

Warly, when examining Cooked Fish

Woodlegs Portrait
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.

Gathering Edit

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

Icon Tools Usage Edit

Inventory slot backgroundFishFire PitInventory slot backgroundCooked Fish
Inventory slot backgroundFishDrying RackInventory slot backgroundSmall Jerky
Inventory slot backgroundSurface FishBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundSurface FishPig King IconInventory slot backgroundGold Nugget
Inventory slot backgroundSurface FishInventory slot background CornsInventory slot backgroundFillerInventory slot backgroundFillerCrock PotInventory slot backgroundFish Tacos
Inventory slot backgroundSurface FishInventory slot background TwigsInventory slot backgroundFillerInventory slot backgroundFillerCrock PotInventory slot backgroundFishsticks

Placeholder Trivia Edit

  • 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.
  • Wickerbottom's favorite food is Fish, judging by her examination quotes. This is referring to fish being considered a "brain food".
  • 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."

Blueprint GalleryEdit

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) • Jellyfish (DeadCookedDried) • Limpets (Cooked) • Mussels (Cooked) • Raw Fish (Cooked) • Shark FinSwordfishTropical FishWobster (DeadCooked) Shipwrecked icon)
Monster Food Durian (Extra Smelly) • Monster Meat (Cooked)
(Jellyfish (DeadCookedDried)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 RollCevicheCoffeeJelly-O PopLobster BisqueLobster DinnerSeafood GumboShark Fin SoupSurf 'n' Turf 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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