Black bear Meat. Dark and dense. Tends to taste like whatever the bear was eating.
In-game description
Cooked Bear meat. Heavy duty food.
In-game description


Black bear meat is any meat harvested from a black bear. Fresh bear carcass may have up to 40kg of the meat on it.

Consuming raw meat from carnivores carries a significant risk of Food poisoning and increases the Parasite risk by 75%.

Cooked bear meat can be obtained by cooking raw bear meat over a fire. Cooked bear meat does not lose calories, unlike other meats. Consuming cooked meat from carnivores increases the Parasite risk by up to 5%. This does not occur in Pilgrim or Voyager mode.

50% condition boost will be added to raw meat after it is cooked over fire, but will continue to decay over time. Cooked meats weigh the same as before cooked but decay four times slower. Poor condition meat still has all its calories. Low condition meat will show yellow then red condition numbers, warning against the increased food poisoning risks of low quality food. Zero condition raw meat remains in the inventory but cannot be consumed; however, when cooked, it will jump to 50% and be edible. Keeping your meat raw until cooking/consumption is an effective way of very-long-term storage, if you require it for some reason (The time it takes to eat 40kg of bear meat, for example).

Recipe Edit

Cook over fire to cook black bear meat. It takes 20 minutes to cook, with the basic cooking skill. No tools required.

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