Monster Food

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Monster Foods are Food Items which have a monster food value, meaning they will create Monster Lasagna when more than one is used in a Crock Pot, except when Twigs are added as an ingredient or another recipe with higher priority matches the ingredients used.

Monster Foods are typically poisonous and cause damage to Health and Sanity when eaten; however, these effects can be lessened by cooking them. Webber does not suffer the Health and Sanity penalty when eating any Monster Foods. Eating 4 Monster Meat of any type or Monster Lasagna will also cause Pigs to be transformed into Werepigs. There are 2 basic Monster Food items in-game (3 in the Shipwrecked DLC).

Because Monster Meat, Cooked Monster Meat, and Monster Jerky are considered Meat and Durian and Extra Smelly Durian Fruit, putting only one in a Crock Pot to cook will create a normal dish, depending on the other ingredients used. Jellyfish and all of its associated products are considered fish as their secondary type. Using Monster Meat in this way renders it safe to eat.

Living Dead/Raw Cooked Dried DLC Food value
N/A N/A Monster Meat.png Monster Meat Cooked Monster Meat.png Cooked Monster Meat Monster Jerky.png Monster Jerky Meats ava.pngx1.0
N/A N/A Durian.png Durian Extra Smelly Durian.png Extra Smelly Durian N/A N/A Fruits ava.pngx1.0
Jellyfish.png Jellyfish Dead Jellyfish.png Dead Jellyfish Cooked Jellyfish.png Cooked Jellyfish Dried Jellyfish.png Dried Jellyfish Shipwrecked icon.png Fishes.pngx1.0

Crock Pot Meals that require Monster Foods

Food Name DLC Health Hunger Sanity Perish time (days) Cook time (sec) Priority Recipe
Requirements Filler
Jelly-O Pop.png Jelly-O Pop Shipwrecked icon.png +20 +12.5 0 3d 10s 20 Jellyfish.png Ice.png Twigs.png
Monster Lasagna.png Monster Lasagna -20 +37.5 -20 6d 10s 10 Monster Foods.png×2.0 No Twigs.png
Monster Tartare.png Monster Tartare Shipwrecked icon.png +3 +37.5 +10 10d 20s 30 Monster Foods.png×2.0 Eggs.png×1.0 Vegetables.png×0.5 Cooked in Portable Crock Pot.png
Monster Tartare.png Monster Tartare Don't Starve Together icon.png -20 +62.5 -20 10d 10s 30 Monster Foods.png×2.0 Cooked in Portable Crock Pot.png
No Twigs.png

Placeholder.png Trivia

  • There was another Monster Food called Deadly Feast. It has since been removed from the game, but it is still available to spawn by using its DebugSpawn code. Eating it will instantly bring the character's health to 0, though it acts like a regular Monster Food for Pigs.
  • Jellyfish is unique among monster food as it does not deduct health or sanity from the player, even if eaten raw. It however, still counts as monster food in Crock Pot definitions.
  • Adding 2 or more Monster Food items into a Crock Pot will usualy result in Monster Lasagna, because of its high priority. But when cooking Surf 'n' Turf (Shipwrecked icon.png) there is no limit to how many Monster Food Items can be added, this because of that the Surf 'n' Turf takes priority over Monster Lasagna. This allows the player to use 3 Monster Food Items in a Crock Pot while making Surf 'n' Turf. Altough only 2 of these can be Monster Meat, because of the recipes restrictions.