[Top 10] Don't Starve Together Best Foods And How To Get Them

 Don't Starve Together Best Food
If looking at this makes your mouth water, prepare for the rest of the article.


There are many different- and entirely preventable- ways to die in ‘Don’t Starve,’ but today we’re going to talk about the titular mode of death: starving. In order to prevent death by starvation, you’re going to want to forage and fight for the best foods, and in this guide we’ll tell you where to find them!

10. Berries

If you're lucky enough to find a pigmen town, you're sure to find some berries like Wilson.

In ‘Don’t Starve Together,’ berries are a fruit type food which can be found from foraging. They grow in bushes and are quite common.

Food Stats

  • Uncooked:

    • +0 Health
    • +9 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 6 days.
  • Cooked:
    • +1 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 3 days.

What makes berries awesome:

  • Bushes are easy to find!
  • Bushes can be relocated to be close to base.
  • Easy to find without much challenge.

How to get berries:

  • Found on berry bushes in grasslands biomes commonly.
  • Found on berry bushes in forest biomes uncommonly.

 

9. Morsel

A soon-to-be tasty morsel.

Many living creatures can be captured and killed, dropping morsels for the victor to eat. This meat item can be eaten, or cooked, to satiate the player’s hunger.

Food stats.

  • Uncooked:

    • +0 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • -10 Sanity
    • Rots in 6 days.
  • Cooked:
    • +1 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 10 days.

What makes morsels awesome:

  • Common item in the meat world.
  • Can be used for some great recipes, like meatballs.
  • Easy to get with traps.

How to get morsels:

  • Catching a rabbit using a trap (or killing a rabbit if you’re lucky enough!)
  • Defeating a baby beefalo.
  • Trapping smallbirds, snowbirds, redbirds, and crows.
  • Killing buzzards, pungulls, moleworms, prime apes, and splumonkeys.

8. Frog Legs

Frogs may put up a bit of a fight, but they make a tasty meal.

Frog legs are as much a delicacy in game as they are in real life. They’re nearly identical to morsels, though they’re caught from different creatures and can be made into different recipes. A nice way for Klei to spice things up.

Food stats:

  • Uncooked:

    • +0 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • -10 Sanity
    • Rots in 6 days.
  • Cooked:
    • +1 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 10 days.

What makes Frog Legs awesome:

  • Despite being nearly identical to morsels, they can make different recipes.
  • Are readily available throughout the seasons.

How to get frog legs:

  • Catching/trapping a frog will give you frog legs.
  • A defeated merm will drop these.

7. Egg

Entrapped birds: A healthy source of daily protein.

When you have a trapped animal, feeding them is essential if you don’t want to eat them right away. When that trapped animal is a bird, you get a bonus for feeding it- an egg.

Food stats:

  • Uncooked:

    • +0 Health
    • +9 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 10 days.
  • Cooked:
    • +0 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 6 days.

What makes eggs awesome:

  • Literally farmable.
  • Can be used to turn rotting meat fresh again by making an egg.

How to get eggs:

  • Feed a captured bird (inside a birdcage) meat.

6.  Fish

Wilson, preparing himself for a day of fishing in hopes of bringing in some tasty fish.

Of course there’s a fishing mechanic in this survival game! It isn’t Stardew Valley level of difficulty, don’t worry. There are quite a few different types of fish, but right now we’re going to cover just the basic type of fish.

Food stats:

  • Uncooked:

    • +1 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 3 days.
  • Cooked:
    • +1 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 6 days.

What makes fish awesome:

  • Same stats raw or cooked, meaning you don’t need a campfire for an optimal fish meal.
  • No combat needed to obtain (unless you plan to get one through combat with a merm).

How to get fish:

  •   Fishing at a pond.
  • Defeating a merm.

5. Juicy Berries

Webber surrounded by bushes of juicy berries ripe for picking.

Juicy berries are a relatively new item added to the ‘Don’t Starve Together’ world. Much like berries, these can be found in their own unique bushes. However, these are much more filling, and even restore health.

Food Stats:

  • Uncooked:

    • +1 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 2 days.
  • Cooked:
    • +3 Health
    • +18 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 1 days.

What makes juicy berries awesome:

  • Far more filling than regular berries.
  • Can be used in crock pot recipes the same as regular berries.
  • Combat is unnecessary when collecting these.
  • Can be replanted

How to get juicy berries:

  • Can be found in grasslands or forest biomes, the same as regular berries.

4. Monster Meat

Spiders are one of the easiest sources of monster meat you can find, readily available wherever spider dens are.

When killing monsters, they will commonly drop ‘monster meat’ which the player can cook and eat. While filling, monstermeat can take away both sanity and health upon eating it (unless you play as Webber, that is!)

Food stats:

  • Uncooked:

    • 120 Health
    • +18 Hunger
    • -15 Sanity
    • Rots in 6 days.
  • Cooked:
    • -3 Health
    • +18 Hunger
    • -10 Sanity
    • Rots in 15 days.

What makes monster meat awesome:

  • Can be used to befriend pigmen.
  • Can be used to receive eggs from a caged bird.
  • Can be used in crock pot recipes in place of other meat.

How to get monster meat:

  • 50% chance upon killing a monster that they will drop this.

3. Carrot

Carrots have more use than that of food as you can use them in aid catching rabbits.

Carrots are a vegetable that can be found randomly through the map. You find them growing in the ground and can use them for a variety of purposes. However, once you pick carrots, they don’t grow back.

Food stats:

  • Uncooked:

    • +1 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 10 days.
  • Cooked:
    • +3 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 6 days.

What makes carrots awesome:

  • Can be used to befriend bunnymen.
  • Can be grown in farms and used as emergency food.
  • Can be used with traps.

How to get carrots:

  • Will randomly grow throughout the map and can be picked.
  • Can be planted and picked from farm.

2. Drumstick

Woody next to a still living gobbler looking onward, terrified of its future as a meal.

Ever pick a berry bush and spawn a gobbler? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Tracking that gobbler down and killing it won’t only reward you with the satisfaction that it’s gone, but will also grant you some drumsticks.

Food stats:

  • Uncooked:

    • +0 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • -10 Sanity
    • Rots in 6 days.
  • Cooked:
    • +1 Health
    • +12 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 10 days.

What makes drumsticks awesome:

  • Can be given to a pigman so they will follow you.
  • Can be used in meat crockpot meals.
  • Minimal combat necessary to acquire this item.

How to get drumsticks:

  • Defeat a gobbler/pengull.

1. Meat

Meat can be used to make some delicious looking hambats- one of the more powerful weapons.

Of course, one of the best food items in all of the game is just meat itself, plain and simple. There are plenty of mobs that drop meat once killed, so it can be found in many different places!

Food stats:

  • Uncooked:

    • +1 Health
    • +25 Hunger
    • -10 Sanity
    • Rots in 6 days.
  • Cooked:
    • +3 Health
    • +25 Hunger
    • +0 Sanity
    • Rots in 10 days.

What makes meat awesome:

  • Ingredient in many different meat based crock pot dishes.
  • Can be used to create ham bat.

How to get meat:

  • Can be dropped from defeated pigmen, beefalo, tallbirds, koalefant, rock lobster, deerclops, mactusk, ewecus, ancient guardian, and bunnymen.

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