Cooked Meat

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Cooked Meat
Cooked Meat.png
Sates your hunger and provides health while being digested. Wild carnivores will eat it, but prefer raw meat.
Consumable - values given for humans
Type Meat
Food +20.0
Health +8.0
Spoils in 20m
Spoils to Spoiled Meat.png Spoiled Meat
Weight 0.1
Stack Size 30
Stack Size (Mobile) 40
Decomposes in 2m
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 14 1 0 0
cheat GFI cooked 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Consumables/PrimalItemConsumable_CookedMeat.PrimalItemConsumable_CookedMeat'" 1 0 0
Crafting XP 0 XP
Used to craft 15 items
Crafted in Campfire.png Campfire
Industrial Grill.png Industrial Grill
Phoenix.png Phoenix
Resources breakdown

Cooked Meat is a food item in ARK: Survival Evolved. It can be obtained by cooking Raw Meat at a Campfire.png Campfire or Industrial Grill.png Industrial Grill. It takes approximately 20 seconds to craft 1 Cooked Meat at a campfire.[1]

Usage[edit | edit source]

If eaten by a survivor, Cooked Meat replenishes 20 points of food and 8 points of health. Eating cooked meat promotes health and stamina regen.

It can also be used for taming any Carnivore. Cooked Meat replenishes the same 50 food as regular Raw Meat.png Raw Meat to a dino being tamed, but it is not advised to use Cooked Meat for taming, as Raw Meat is twice as effective.

When fed to a tamed creature, replenishes 25 units of food and 10 points of Health.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Quantity Cooking Time
Campfire.png Campfire
Cooking Time
Industrial Grill.png Industrial Grill
Cooking Time
Phoenix.png Phoenix
1 × Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat 20s 18s 5s
15 × Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat 5m 36s 3m
30 × Cooked Meat.png Cooked Meat 10m 54s 2m 30s

Cooked Meat is an ingredient in different cooking Recipes.

Cooked Meat can also be made into Cooked Meat Jerky.png Cooked Meat Jerky by putting it together with Oil.png Oil and Sparkpowder.png Sparkpowder in the Preserving Bin.png Preserving Bin. It takes 36 minutes to turn the meat into jerky.

It is also used as an ingredient for making Kibble.png Kibble.

Spoil times[edit | edit source]

ContainerSpoiling TimeSpoiling Time in Scorched Earth
Human.png Player Inventory 20m 18m
Human.png Player Inventory (with Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth).png Preserving Salt Scorched Earth Icon.png *) 40m 36m
Trike.png Tamed Dino 1h 20m 1h 12m
Trike.png Tamed Dino (with Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth).png Preserving Salt Scorched Earth Icon.png *) 2h 40m 2h 24m
Preserving Bin.png Preserving Bin 3h 20m 3h
Preserving Bin.png Preserving Bin (with Preserving Salt (Scorched Earth).png Preserving Salt Scorched Earth Icon.png *) 6h 40m 6h
Smokehouse (Primitive Plus).png Smokehouse Primitive Plus Icon.png 5h 4h 30m
Refrigerator.png Refrigerator 1d 9h 20m 1d 6h

*Keep in mind that a full stack of preserving salts will spoil in 2 hours for all of these containers and must be restocked periodically in order to maximize the spoil time.

For more information, see Spoilage.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. As of version 180.04