Cooking

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Cooking is the act of creating food using a Campfire.png Campfire, a Cooking Pot.png Cooking Pot, an Industrial Grill.png Industrial Grill, or an Industrial Cooker.png Industrial Cooker.

Cooking meat requires a Campfire.png Campfire or an Industrial Grill.png Industrial Grill, while cooking recipes requires a Cooking Pot.png Cooking Pot or an Industrial Cooker.png Industrial Cooker.

The Basics[edit | edit source]

All recipes except Jerky[edit | edit source]

Some recipes require ingredients that you can only acquire through farming, like Citronal.png Citronal, Longrass.png Longrass, Rockarrot.png Rockarrot, and Savoroot.png Savoroot.

Recipes[edit | edit source]

Recipes can be found in the inventories of various carnivores. Recipes list the ingredients that can be put in the Cooking Pot.png Cooking Pot or Industrial Cooker.png Industrial Cooker in order to craft food that gives extra buffs such as increased insulation, hp regeneration, stamina regeneration, prolonged oxygen and more. The Rockwell recipe items are not required to make any foods, acting only as an in-world guideline to cook the food items.

Some advanced food can be utilized by dinosaurs. They do get the benefit of the food (195.2).

Below is an updated list of current recipes found in the world:

Recipe Product Effect(s) Duration Spoilage Water.png Mejoberry.png Amarberry.png Azulberry.png Tintoberry.png Citronal.png Longrass.png Rockarrot.png Savoroot.png Narcotic.png Stimulant.png Cooked Meat.png Cooked Prime Meat.png
Rockwell Recipes- Enduro Stew.png Enduro Stew.png Enduro Stew +35% Melee Damage

+1.2% Health per second

15m 5h 1 10 5 5 2 9
Rockwell Recipes- Focal Chili.png Focal Chili.png Focal Chili +25% Movement Speed

+100% Crafting Skill

15m 5h 1 10 20 20 20 5 9
Rockwell Recipes- Lazarus Chowder.png Lazarus Chowder.png Lazarus Chowder -85% Oxygen consumption underwater

+1.2% Stamina per second (allow constant swimming)

10m 5h 1 10 5 5 2 9
Rockwell Recipes- Calien Soup.png Calien Soup.png Calien Soup +50 Hyperthermic Insulation

-25% Water consumption

15m 5h 1 10 20 20 5 2
Rockwell Recipes- Fria Curry.png Fria Curry.png Fria Curry +50 Hypothermic Insulation

-25% Food consumption

15m 5h 1 10 20 5 5 2
Recipe Product Effect(s) Duration Spoilage Water.png Fiber.png Amarberry.png Azulberry.png Tintoberry.png Citronal.png Longrass.png Rockarrot.png Savoroot.png Narcotic.png Stimulant.png Sap.png Giant Bee Honey.png
Rockwell Recipes- Medical Brew.png Medical Brew.png Medical Brew +40 Health 5s 2h 1 20 2
Rockwell Recipes- Energy Brew.png Energy Brew.png Energy Brew +40 Stamina 5s 1h 1 20 2
Sweet Vegetable Cake.png Sweet Vegetable Cake +500 Health and heals 15% HP (over 10s)

when force fed to a tamed herbivore

Instant 2h40m 1 25 2 2 2 4 4 2
Recipe Product Effect(s) Duration Spoilage Water.png Mejoberry.png Rare Mushroom.png Rare Flower.png Raw Prime Meat.png Citronal.png Longrass.png Rockarrot.png Savoroot.png Narcotic.png Stimulant.png Cooked Meat.png Cooked Prime Meat.png
Rockwell Recipes- Shadow Steak Saute.png Shadow Steak Saute.png Shadow Steak Saute +50% Hypothermic Insulation +Night vision

+50% Hyperthermic Insulation -80% Weapon recoil

3m 5h 1 20 2 1 1 8 3
Rockwell Recipes- Battle Tartare.png Battle Tartare.png Battle Tartare +65% Melee Damage +15% Damage resistance

+50% Movement Speed +50% Food/Water consumption +Increased Stamina regen
-0.45 Health per second (-90HP total)

3m20 5h 1 20 2 3 1 1 8
Rockwell Recipes- Mindwipe Tonic.png Mindwipe Tonic.png Mindwipe Tonic +Reset Attributes and Engrams Instant 5h 1 200 20 20 72 72 24
Recipe Product Effect(s) Duration Spoilage Water.png Mejoberry.png Oil.png Sparkpowder.png Raw Prime Meat.png Citronal.png Longrass.png Rockarrot.png Savoroot.png Woolly Rhino Horn.png Black Pearl.png Cooked Meat.png Cooked Prime Meat.png
Broth of Enlightenment.png Broth of Enlightenment +50% increased Experience gain 20m 5h 1 10 2 2 2 2 5 1
Rockwell Recipes- Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Used for cooking kibbles 2d 1 3 1
Rockwell Recipes- Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Used for cooking kibbles 2d 1 3 1
Recipe Product Effect(s) Duration Spoilage Water.png Aggeravic Mushroom (Aberration).png Aquatic Mushroom (Aberration).png Ascerbic Mushroom (Aberration).png Auric Mushroom (Aberration).png Sap.png Congealed Gas Ball (Aberration).png Sparkpowder.png Raw Prime Meat.png Citronal.png Longrass.png Rockarrot.png Savoroot.png
Mushroom Brew (Aberration).png Mushroom Brew Protects tame dinos from the effects of radiation 5h 1 5 5 5 5 3 3

Kibble[edit | edit source]

Egg-based Kibble are also cooked in a Cooking Pot, taking 30 seconds (4 thatch) and are used as specialised food when taming a creature. Although all kibble types will technically work to tame all creatures, certain creatures have a favorite type of Kibble that is 5x faster than regular food with much less taming effectiveness lost but using the wrong kibble is only 2/3 as effective as using the creature's regular food and will instead decrease the taming effectiveness.

Each Kibble, shown below, is cooked with a specific egg with 1 of the Advanced Crops.png Advanced Crops and 1 of either Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat, Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky or Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky, in addition, almost all kibble recipes require 2 × Mejoberry.png Mejoberries, 3 × Fiber.png Fiber and a Waterskin (Empty).png Waterskin (or other water-container) with at least 25% water in it. Quetzal Egg kibble is currently the only exception which requires 100 × Mejoberry.png Mejoberries and 120 × Fiber.png Fiber instead of the aforementioned quantities.

Fertilized eggs can also be used to make Kibble. Breeding creatures is a great way to generate eggs on-demand.

Kibble Egg Vegetable Meat or something else Favorite Kibble for
Kibble.png Kibble (Allosaurus Egg) Allosaurus Egg.png Allosaurus Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Prime Meat.png Cooked Prime Meat Tapejara.png Tapejara, Griffin.png Griffin
Kibble (Ankylo Egg).png Kibble (Ankylo Egg) Ankylo Egg.png Ankylo Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Carnotaurus.png Carno
Kibble.png Kibble (Araneo Egg) Araneo Egg.png Araneo Egg * Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky
Kibble.png Kibble (Archaeopteryx Egg) Archaeopteryx Egg.png Archaeopteryx Egg Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Fish Meat.png Cooked Fish Meat Diplocaulus.png Diplocaulus
Kibble.png Kibble (Argentavis Egg) Argentavis Egg.png Argentavis Egg Citronal.png Citronal Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Spinosaur.png Spino
Kibble.png Kibble (Baryonyx Egg) Baryonyx Egg.png Baryonyx Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Raw Mutton.png Raw Mutton Megalania.png Megalania
Kibble.png Kibble (Bronto Egg) Bronto Egg.png Bronto Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Sabertooth.png Sabertooth
Kibble.png Kibble (Carbonemys Egg) Turtle Egg.png Turtle Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Brontosaurus.png Bronto, Karkinos.png Karkinos
Kibble.png Kibble (Carno Egg) Carno Egg.png Carno Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat Trike.png Trike, Direwolf.png Direwolf, Direbear.png Direbear
Kibble.png Kibble (Compy Egg) Compy Egg.png Compy Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Fish Meat.png Cooked Fish Meat Kentrosaurus.png Kentrosaurus
Kibble.png Kibble (Dilo Egg) Dilo Egg.png Dilo Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Ankylosaurus.png Ankylo, Doedicurus.png Doedicurus, Pachy.png Pachy
Kibble.png Kibble (Dimetrodon Egg) Dimetrodon Egg.png Dimetrodon Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Gallimimus.png Gallimimus
Kibble.png Kibble (Dimorph Egg) Dimorph Egg.png Dimorph Egg Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky Megaloceros.png Megaloceros
Kibble.png Kibble (Diplo Egg) Diplo Egg.png Diplo Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Rare Flower.png Rare Flower Allosaurus.png Allosaurus
Kibble.png Kibble (Dodo Egg) Dodo Egg.png Dodo Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat or Cooked Fish Meat.png Cooked Fish Meat Pteranodon.png Pteranodon, Ichthyosaurus.png Ichthyosaurus, Mesopithecus.png Mesopithecus
Kibble.png Kibble (Featherlight Egg) Aberration Icon.png Featherlight Egg (Aberration).png Featherlight Egg Aberration Icon.png 3 × Auric Mushroom (Aberration).png Auric Mushroom Aberration Icon.png Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky
Kibble.png Kibble (Gallimimus Egg) Gallimimus Egg.png Gallimimus Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Terror Bird.png Terror Bird, Giant Beaver.png Castoroides
Kibble.png Kibble (Glowtail Egg) Aberration Icon.png Glowtail Egg (Aberration).png Glowtail Egg Aberration Icon.png 3 × Aquatic Mushroom (Aberration).png Aquatic Mushroom Aberration Icon.png Cooked Fish Meat.png Cooked Fish Meat
Kibble.png Kibble (Ichthyornis Egg) Ichthyornis Egg.png Ichthyornis Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Rare Flower.png Rare Flower Giant Bee.png Giant Bee
Kibble.png Kibble (Iguanodon Egg) Iguanodon Egg.png Iguanodon Egg Rare Mushroom.png Rare Mushroom Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Daeodon.png Daeodon
Kibble.png Kibble (Kairuku Egg) Kairuku Egg.png Kairuku Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky Anglerfish.png Angler
Kibble.png Kibble (Kaprosuchus Egg) Kaprosuchus Egg.png Kaprosuchus Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky
Kibble.png Kibble (Kentrosaurus Egg) Kentro Egg.png Kentro Egg Ammonite Bile.png Ammonite Bile Golden Hesperornis Egg.png Golden Hesperornis Egg Yutyrannus.png Yutyrannus
Kibble.png Kibble (Lystrosaurus Egg) Lystro Egg.png Lystro Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Prime Meat or Prime Jerky.png Cooked Prime Meat or Prime Jerky Diplodocus.png Diplodocus
Kibble.png Kibble (Mantis Egg) Scorched Earth Icon.png Mantis Egg (Scorched Earth).png Mantis Egg Scorched Earth Icon.png Citronal.png Citronal Obsidian.png Obsidian Rock Elemental.png Rock Elemental
Kibble.png Kibble (Megalania Egg) Megalania Egg.png Megalania Egg Giant Bee Honey.png Giant Bee Honey 10 × Chitin.png Chitin Megatherium.png Megatherium
Kibble.png Kibble (Megalosaurus Egg) Megalosaurus Egg.png Megalosaurus Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot 2 × Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Therizinosaur.png Therizinosaurus
Kibble.png Kibble (Microraptor Egg) Microraptor Egg.png Microraptor Egg Longrass.png Longrass Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Iguanodon.png Iguanodon
Kibble.png Kibble (Camelsaurus Egg) Scorched Earth Icon.png Camelsaurus Egg (Scorched Earth).png Camelsaurus Egg Scorched Earth Icon.png Savoroot.png Savoroot 50 × Chitin.png Chitin Thorny Dragon.png Thorny Dragon
Kibble.png Kibble (Moschops Egg) Moschops Egg.png Moschops Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Purlovia.png Purlovia
Kibble.png Kibble (Moth Egg) Moth Egg (Scorched Earth).png Moth Egg Scorched Earth Icon.png Citronal.png Citronal Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky
Kibble.png Kibble (Oviraptor Egg) Oviraptor Egg.png Oviraptor Egg Longrass.png Longrass Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Megalosaurus.png Megalosaurus
Kibble.png Kibble (Pachy Egg) Pachycephalosaurus Egg.png Pachy Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat Paraceratherium.png Paracer
Kibble.png Kibble (Pachyrhino Egg) Pachyrhino Egg.png Pachyrhino Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Prime Fish Meat.png Cooked Prime Fish Meat Baryonyx.png Baryonyx
Kibble.png Kibble (Parasaur Egg) Parasaur Egg.png Parasaur Egg Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky Raptor.png Raptor
Kibble.png Kibble (Pegomastax Egg) Pegomastax Egg.png Pegomastax Egg Citronal.png Citronal Raw Prime Fish Meat.png Raw Prime Fish Meat Ichthyornis.png Ichthyornis, Pelagornis.png Pelagornis
Kibble.png Kibble (Pelagornis Egg) Pelagornis Egg.png Pelagornis Egg Citronal.png Citronal 10 × Chitin.png Chitin Archaeopteryx.png Archaeopteryx
Kibble.png Kibble (Pteranodon Egg) Pteranodon Egg.png Pteranodon Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky Carbonemys.png Carbonemys
Kibble.png Kibble (Pulmonoscorpius Egg) Pulmonoscorpius Egg.png Pulmonoscorpius Egg Longrass.png Longrass Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Rex.png Rex, Beelzebufo.png Beelzebufo
Kibble (Quetzal Egg).png Kibble (Quetzal Egg) Quetzal Egg.png Quetzal Egg 3 × Rockarrot.png Rockarrot 3 × Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Mosasaurus.png Mosasaurus, Giganotosaurus.png Giganotosaurus, Dimetrodon.png Dimetrodon
Kibble.png Kibble (Raptor Egg) Raptor Egg.png Raptor Egg Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Mammoth.png Mammoth
Kibble.png Kibble (Rex Egg) Rex Egg or Tek Rex Egg.png Rex Egg or Tek Rex Egg Longrass.png Longrass Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Plesiosaur.png Plesiosaur, Quetzal.png Quetzal
Kibble.png Kibble (Rock Drake Egg) Aberration Icon.png Rock Drake Egg (Aberration).png Rock Drake Egg Aberration Icon.png 5 × Ascerbic Mushroom (Aberration).png Ascerbic Mushroom Aberration Icon.png Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky
Kibble.png Kibble (Sarco Egg) Sarco Egg.png Sarco Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Stegosaurus.png Stego
Kibble.png Kibble (Spino Egg) Spino Egg.png Spino Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Megalodon.png Megalodon
Kibble.png Kibble (Stego Egg) Stego Egg.png Stego Egg or Tek Stego Egg Citronal.png Citronal Prime Meat Jerky.png Prime Meat Jerky Argentavis.png Argentavis
Kibble.png Kibble (Tapejara Egg) Tapejara Egg.png Tapejara Egg Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Cooked Prime Meat.png Cooked Prime Meat Kaprosuchus.png Kaprosuchus
Kibble.png Kibble (Terror Bird Egg) Terror Bird Egg.png Terror Bird Egg Citronal.png Citronal Cooked Meat or Jerky.png Cooked Meat or Jerky Woolly Rhinoceros.png Woolly Rhino
Kibble.png Kibble (Therizinosaurus Egg) Therizino Egg.png Therizino Egg Citronal.png Citronal Angler Gel.png Angler Gel Basilosaurus.png Basilosaurus
Kibble.png Kibble (Thorny Dragon Egg) 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
Kibble.png Kibble (Titanoboa Egg) Titanoboa Egg.png Titanoboa Egg Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Gigantopithecus.png Gigantopithecus, Dunkleosteus.png Dunkleosteus, Thylacoleo.png Thylacoleo
Kibble.png Kibble (Trike Egg) Trike Egg.png Trike Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky Sarco.png Sarco
Kibble.png Kibble (Troodon Egg) Troodon Egg.png Troodon Egg Savoroot.png Savoroot 2 × Rockarrot.png Rockarrot Equus.png Equus
Kibble.png Kibble (Vulture Egg) Scorched Earth Icon.png Vulture Egg (Scorched Earth).png Vulture Egg Scorched Earth Icon.png Longrass.png Longrass Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat Morellatops.png Morellatops

* These Kibbles are currently not craftable (v275.32).


RP Oriented Cooking System[edit | edit source]

The Custom Cooking System allows survivors to create their own Custom Consumable.png Custom Consumable items with custom names and ingredients to provide different effects. In order to create a custom recipe, the items one wishes to use in the recipe should be placed into a Cooking Pot.png Cooking Pot (However, this is not required as they can be added into the recipe in the cooking screen).

  • A Note.png Note MUST be placed in the Cooking Pot.png Cooking Pot before continuing. Once the note is placed inside the inventory, exit the inventory and hold E to access the options menu and select the Create New Recipe option. A new menu will appear with the ingredients in the cooking pot and other options as well, such as the options to choose the name and description of the consumable, as well as the dish type and icon/icon color, with 3 icons for each and a precise RGB color slider with color presets. Currently, the menu does not allow hotkey transfer of items, so they must be moved by dragging and dropping the items.
  • Once satisfied with all options, click Make Recipe to finalize the recipe, and the new recipe will placed into the character inventory.
  • Place the finished recipe into the cooking pot or Industrial Cooker.png Industrial Cooker with the required ingredients and light the fire to begin the cooking process.
  • Only eight stacks of ingredients can be in a single recipe.
  • Drugs and Premade Dishes can not be used in a recipe.
  • All drinks require a Waterskin (Empty).png Waterskin with at least 25% water; however, foods do not require water, unlike any Notes on Rockwell Recipes.png Rockwell Recipes.
  • See the Custom Consumable page for values and the consumable calculator.
  • Crafting Speed provides a bonus to the stats of the recipe when it's created. When cooking, the crafting speed has no influence.
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