Kibble

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Kibble
Kibble.png
This pet food recipe has been carefully designed to give balanced nutrition to almost any creature native to the island. Includes plant fibers to help with digestion and egg to bind the mix. Humans have difficulty digesting this.
Consumable
Type Kibble
Spoils in 3d
Item
Weight 0.1
Stack size 100
Decomposes in 2m
Added in Patch 186.0

Kibble are food items used to tame creatures more quickly and with higher affinity, allowing players to save time and end up with better stats on their tamed pet. Most creatures have their own individual favorite type of kibble that maximizes taming effects. However, using a non-favorite kibble is even worse than giving Raw Meat or Berries.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Kibbles can be used as food when taming a creature. Although all kibble types will technically work to tame all creatures, certain kibbles will work better for certain creatures. Using the wrong kibble is only 2/3 as effective as using the creature's regular food and will instead decrease the taming effectiveness.

The order of effectiveness (in terms of taming duration) in food for taming creatures is:

Food Taming Speed Taming Effectiveness
Kibble.png Preferred Kibble 5x Speed ★★★★★
Raw Prime Meat.png Raw Prime Meat 3x Speed ★★★☆☆
Spoiled Meat.png Spoiled Meat 2x Speed ★★★☆☆ 1
Cooked Prime Meat.png Cooked Prime Meat / Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky 1.5x Speed ★★☆☆☆
Raw Meat.png Raw Meat 1x Speed ★☆☆☆☆
Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat / Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky 1x Speed ☆☆☆☆☆
Berries.png Preferred Berries 1x Speed ★★☆☆☆
Advanced Crops.png Preferred Advanced Crops 1x Speed ★★☆☆☆
Berries.png Other Berries 1x Speed ★☆☆☆☆
Advanced Crops.png Other Advanced Crops 1x Speed ☆☆☆☆☆
Kibble.png Other Kibble 0.66x Speed ☆☆☆☆☆

1: Scorpions, Dung Beetles and Spiders only

The favorite kibble fills up 80 points of food, (exceptions: Megalosaurus: 135; Diplocaulus, Kaprosuchus: 120; Bronto, Diplodocus, Woolly Rhino: 53.33; Archaeopteryx: 25; Rock Elemental: 20). Non-favorite kibble fills up 90 or 60 points of food and gives only 1/8 of the taming progress than the favorite kibble. Because of the more food-points it gives, the creature waits longer before eating the next kibble than it would if you were using other food types.

Kibble is also used for imprinting baby dinos. During care, they may want to be hand fed a randomly selected kibble, including any kibble that is not their species' preferred food. For this reason, having as many types of kibble as possible will allow the imprinting rate to increase.

Recipes[edit | edit source]

In-game recipe for kibbles in general

Learning an Engram is not necessary to create kibbles. Follow the same instructions as when cooking with a Cooking Pot.png Cooking Pot or Industrial Cooker.png Industrial Cooker.

In addition to the ingredients listed below, almost all kibble recipes require 2 × Mejoberry.png Mejoberries, 3 × Fiber.png Fiber and a Waterskin (Empty).png Waterskin with at least 25% water in it (any other Water-container works, but will be completely used up regardless of capacity). Quetzal Egg kibble is the exception which requires 100 × Mejoberry.png Mejoberries and 120 × Fiber.png Fiber instead of the aforementioned quantities.

When creating Kibbles in an Industrial Cooker.png Industrial Cooker which is hooked up to a water irrigation system, waterskins or other water-containers are not necessary.

Fertilized eggs can also be used to make Kibble, except for Thorny Dragon Eggs, which will give Kibble.png Kibble (Camelsaurus Egg) instead. Breeding creatures is a great way to generate eggs on-demand.

Cooking these kibbles requires a lit Cooking Pot so in addition you need fuel for the fire. It takes 30 seconds to cook 1 kibble in a Cooking Pot.

Egg Vegetable Meat or something else Favorite Kibble for
Allosaurus Egg.png Allosaurus Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Prime Meat.png Cooked Prime Meat Tapejara.png Tapejara
Ankylo Egg.png Ankylo Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Carnotaurus.png Carno
Araneo Egg.png Araneo Egg (Spider) Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky
Archaeopteryx Egg.png Archaeopteryx Egg Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Fish Meat.png Cooked Fish Meat Diplocaulus.png Diplocaulus
Argentavis Egg.png Argentavis Egg Citronal.png Citronal Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Spinosaur.png Spino
Bronto Egg.png Bronto Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Sabertooth.png Sabertooth
Camelsaurus Egg (Scorched Earth).png Camelsaurus Egg Scorched Earth Icon.png (Morellatops) Savoroot.png Savoroot 50 × Chitin.png Chitin Thorny Dragon.png Thorny Dragon
Carno Egg.png Carno Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat Trike.png Trike, Direwolf Icon.png Direwolf, Direbear.png Direbear
Compy Egg.png Compy Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Fish Meat.png Cooked Fish Meat Pelagornis.png Pelagornis
Dilo Egg.png Dilo Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Ankylosaurus.png Ankylo, Doedicurus Icon.png Doedicurus, Pachy Icon.png Pachy
Dimetrodon Egg.png Dimetrodon Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Gallimimus.png Gallimimus
Dimorph Egg.png Dimorph Egg Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky Megaloceros Icon.png Megaloceros
Diplo Egg.png Diplo Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Rare Flower.png Rare Flower Allosaurus.png Allosaurus
Dodo Egg.png Dodo Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat Pteranodon.png Pteranodon, Ichthy.png Ichthy, Mesopithecus Icon.png Mesopithecus
Gallimimus Egg.png Gallimimus Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Terror Bird.png Terror Bird, Giant Beaver.png Castoroides
Kairuku Egg.png Kairuku Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky Angler.png Angler
Kaprosuchus Egg.png Kaprosuchus Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky
Lystro Egg.png Lystro Egg * Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Prime Meat or Prime Jerky.png Cooked Prime Meat or Prime Jerky Diplodocus.png Diplodocus
Mantis Egg (Scorched Earth).png Mantis Egg Scorched Earth Icon.png Citronal.png Citronal Obsidian.png Obsidian Rock Elemental.png Rock Elemental
Megalosaurus Egg.png Megalosaurus Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot 2 × Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Therizinosaurus.png Therizinosaurus
Moschops Egg.png Moschops Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Purlovia.png Purlovia
Moth Egg (Scorched Earth).png Moth Egg Scorched Earth Icon.png (Lymantria) Citronal.png Citronal Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky
Oviraptor Egg.png Oviraptor Egg Longrass.png Longrass Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Megalosaurus.png Megalosaurus
Pachycephalosaurus Egg.png Pachy Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat Paraceratherium.png Paracer
Pachyrhino Egg.png Pachyrhino Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Prime Fish Meat.png Cooked Prime Fish Meat Baryonyx.png Baryonyx
Parasaur Egg.png Parasaur Egg Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky Raptor.png Raptor
Pelagornis Egg.png Pelagornis Egg Citronal.png Citronal 10 × Chitin.png Chitin Archaeopteryx.png Archaeopteryx
Pteranodon Egg.png Pteranodon Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky Carbonemys.png Carbonemys
Pulmonoscorpius Egg.png Pulmonoscorpius Egg Longrass.png Longrass Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Rex.png Rex, Beelzebufo.png Beelzebufo
Quetzal Egg.png Quetzal Egg 3 × Rockarrot.png Rockarrot 3 × Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Mosasaurus.png Mosasaurus, Giganotosaurus Icon.png Giganotosaurus, Dimetrodon.png Dimetrodon
Raptor Egg.png Raptor Egg Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Mammoth.png Mammoth
Rex Egg.png Rex Egg Longrass.png Longrass Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Plesiosaur.png Plesiosaur, Quetzal.png Quetzal
Sarco Egg.png Sarco Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Stegosaurus.png Stego
Spino Egg.png Spino Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Megalodon.png Megalodon
Stego Egg.png Stego Egg Citronal.png Citronal Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Argentavis.png Argentavis
Tapejara Egg.png Tapejara Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Prime Meat.png Cooked Prime Meat Kaprosuchus.png Kaprosuchus
Terror Bird Egg.png Terror Bird Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky Woolly Rhinoceros.png Woolly Rhino
Therizino Egg.png Therizino Egg Citronal.png Citronal Angler Gel.png Angler Gel Basilosaurus.png Basilosaurus
Thorny Dragon Egg (Scorched Earth).png Thorny Dragon Egg Scorched Earth Icon.png Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Lymantria.png Lymantria
Titanoboa Egg.png Titanoboa Egg Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Gigantopithecus Icon.png Gigantopithecus, Dunkleosteus.png Dunkleosteus, Thylacoleo.png Thylacoleo
Trike Egg.png Trike Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Sarco.png Sarco
Turtle Egg.png Turtle Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Brontosaurus.png Bronto
Vulture Egg (Scorched Earth).png Vulture Egg Scorched Earth Icon.png Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat Morellatops.png Morellatops

* Some players may have to use Tintoberries instead of Mejoberries when cooking Lystro kibble. It is not currently known why this is happening but according to the DevKit it is mejoberry.


Kibble Types[edit | edit source]

Most creatures lay eggs, allowing the creation of kibbles for "circle of life" taming as follows (arrows indicate that kibble produced by a creature's eggs is preferred by the following creature):

Dilo
Dilophosaur.png
Dilo
Doedicurus Icon.png
Doedicurus
Direbear.png
Direbear
Ankylosaurus.png
Ankylo
Carnotaurus.png
Carno
Trike.png
Trike
Sarco.png
Sarco
Stegosaurus.png
Stego
Argentavis.png
Argent
Spinosaur.png
Spino
Megalodon.png
Megalodon
Pachy Icon.png
Pachy
Paraceratherium.png
Paracer
Direwolf Icon.png
Direwolf
Scorpion
Scorpion.png
Scorpion
Plesiosaur.png
Plesiosaur
Mosasaurus.png
Mosasaurus
Giant Beaver.png
Castoroides
Rex.png
Rex
Quetzal.png
Quetzal
Dimetrodon.png
Dimetrodon
Gallimimus.png
Gallimimus
Terror Bird.png
Terror Bird
Woolly Rhinoceros.png
Woolly Rhino
Beelzebufo.png
Beelzebufo
Giganotosaurus Icon.png
Giganoto
?
Unknown
Dodo
Dodo.png
Dodo
Ichthy.png
Ichthy
Pteranodon.png
Pteranodon
Carbonemys.png
Carbonemys
Brontosaurus.png
Bronto
Sabertooth.png
Sabertooth
Mesopithecus Icon.png
Mesopithecus
Titanoboa
Titanoboa.png
Titanoboa
Gigantopithecus Icon.png
Gigantopithecus
Dunkleosteus.png
Dunkleosteus
Thylacoleo.png
Thylacoleo
Compsognathus / Dimorphodon / Kairuku / Lystrosaurus / Moschops / Oviraptor / Pachyrhino / Parasaur
Compy.png
Compy
Pelagornis.png
Pelagornis
Archaeopteryx.png
Archaeopteryx
Diplocaulus.png
Diplocaulus
Dimorphodon Icon.png
Dimorph
Megaloceros Icon.png
Megaloceros
Kairuku.png
Kairuku
Angler.png
Angler
Lystrosaurus.png
Lystrosaurus
Diplodocus.png
Diplodocus
Allosaurus.png
Allosaurus
Tapejara.png
Tapejara
Kaprosuchus.png
Kaprosuchus
?
Unknown
Moschops.png
Moschops
Purlovia.png
Purlovia
?
Unknown
Oviraptor.png
Oviraptor
Megalosaurus.png
Megalosaurus
Therizinosaurus.png
Therizinosaurus
Basilosaurus.png
Basilosaurus
Pachyrhinosaurus.png
Pachyrhino
Baryonyx.png
Baryonyx
?
Unknown
Parasaur.png
Parasaur
Raptor.png
Raptor
Mammoth.png
Mammoth
Vulture / Mantis (Scorched Earth)
Vulture.png
Vulture
Morellatops.png
Morellatops
Thorny Dragon.png
Thorny Dragon
Lymantria.png
Lymantria
?
Unknown
Mantis.png
Mantis
Rock Elemental.png
Rock Elemental
Produces eggs that aren't used
Spider.png
Araneo
?
Unknown
Microraptor.png
Microraptor
?
Unknown
Pegomastax.png
Pegomastax
?
Unknown
Troodon.png
Troodon
?
Unknown
Wyvern.png
Wyvern
?
Unknown
Standalone
Achatina.png
Achatina
Arthropluera.png
Arthro
Chalicotherium.png
Chalico
Dung Beetle.png
Dung Beetle
Electrophorus.png
Electro
Jerboa.png
Jerboa
Manta.png
Manta
Onyc.png
Onyc
Phiomia.png
Phiomia
Procoptodon.png
Procoptodon
Titanosaur.png
Titanosaur
Tusoteuthis.png
Tusoteuthis

Kibble Taming Chart[edit | edit source]

Kibble-Chart (v245.0) as .svg-file

Using as regular food[edit | edit source]

Kibble can also be used as regular food for already tamed dinos.

All tamed creatures get 90 points of hunger saturation when eating any Kibble. The type of Kibble eaten does not make a difference for tamed creatures, there are no benefits if a tamed creature eats its favorite Kibble. Kibble also takes 3 days to spoil, which makes it last longer than most other food types. Kibble can last for very long periods of time when stacked and preserved in a Preserving Bin or Refrigerator (Refrigerator is recommended as the spoilage time is greatly increased).

Due to these traits, using Kibble as regular food can be useful on some occasions. When leaving your creatures behind for longer periods of time, using Kibble can be beneficial as you have to fill up the creature inventories with food less often.

However, farming Eggs is still very time consuming and expensive, so generally it is not recommended to use as regular Dino food. When using Kibble for this purpose, it is advised to use Kibble types that are easy to make, like the Dodo Kibble.

Video Demonstration[edit | edit source]

Walkthrough showing crafting requirements and use. (Raw Prime Meat must be cooked to make Prime Meat Jerky in the Preserving Bin)