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Leech Blood

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Leech Blood
Leech Blood.png
A congealed glob of Leech Blood. Can be used for medicinal purposes when carefully prepared.
Resource
Tool Stone Hatchet.png Stone Hatchet
Metal Hatchet.png Metal Hatchet
Creature Direwolf.png Direwolf
Dropped by Lamprey.png Lamprey

Leech.png Leech Deathworm.png Deathworm

Item
Weight 0.2
Stack size 50
Spoils in 3h
Added in v242.0
Spawn Command
cheat GFI LeechBlood 1 0 0
or
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Resources/PrimalItemResource_LeechBlood.PrimalItemResource_LeechBlood'" 1 0 0
Crafting
Used to craft 0 items
Crafted in Outpost (Mobile).png Outpost Logo Mobile.svg

Leech Blood is a naturally obtained resource. It can be harvested by killing Leech.png Leech, Deathworm.png Deathworm and Lamprey.png Lamprey.

Leech Blood is an ingredient of Lesser Antidote.png Lesser Antidote.

Gathering[edit | edit source]

Leech Blood.png Leech Blood
Creature / ToolGain per action
Direwolf.png Direwolf★★★★★
Metal Hatchet.png Metal Hatchet★★★★☆
Sabertooth.png Sabertooth★★★★☆
Stone Hatchet.png Stone Hatchet★★★☆☆

The easiest way to collect  Leech Blood is to build a  Wooden Raft with a room and an open deck, and sail to the swamps.

  • Use a crossbow (or other ranged weapon if necessary) while on the raft deck to kill the leeches without risking them attaching to you then harvest the leech blood using a  Metal Hatchet.
  • If a  Titanoboa gets near, hide in the room and use a melee weapon to kill it when it clips inside the room.
  • Have a campfire going inside the raft room in order to burn off any leeches that latch on during harvest or to cook up prime meat from the  Titanoboa.
  • If you don't build the boat out of stone, beware of  Sarcos since they can do decent damage to wooden structures.

Another option is to ride a Rex into the swamps and kill all the leeches. Once finished, harvest them using the Rex or a Hatchet. Using a Dino will prevent leeches from becoming attached to the player. This method will work with any carnivore but to be safe from Kaprosuchus' grab ability make sure your Dino is immune to it, usually by being too big to carry. A Rex or Spinosaur is for this reason recommended.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Items crafted with Leech Blood or Horns (Deathworm or Woolly Rhino):

Fishing Comparison[edit | edit source]

It is also used as a bait when Fishing Rod.png Fishing, as an alternative to using Sap.png Sap or Giant Bee Honey.png Giant Bee Honey.

Bait Catchable Fish Max Fish Size
Sap.png Sap Coelacanth.png Coelacanth 0.94
Leech Blood.png Leech Blood Coelacanth.png Coelacanth, Salmon.png Sabertooth Salmon, Piranha.png Piranha 1.88
Giant Bee Honey.png Giant Bee Honey Coelacanth.png Coelacanth, Salmon.png Sabertooth Salmon, Piranha.png Piranha 2.4
Unicorn Residue (Mobile).png Unicorn Residue Logo Mobile.svg Leedsichthys.png Leedsichthys N/A
Ancient Amber (Mobile).png Ancient Amber Logo Mobile.svg Coelacanth.png Coelacanth, Salmon.png Sabertooth Salmon, Piranha.png Piranha

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • It can be consumed but there has been no recorded effects or symptoms of disease after.
  • It can be stored in a Preserving Bin.png Preserving Bin, but that doesn't extend its spoil time.
  • It can't be stored in a Refrigerator.png Refrigerator, although patch notes 242.3 state it can, and there have been no contrary patch notes since.