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Cactus Broth
Cactus Broth
This magical soup will greatly reduce your water consumption. The aroma of the cactus has a side effect of making the wildlife notice you less.
Consumable (values pertain to Humans)
Spoils in
Stack size
Decomposes in
Added in
Spawn Command
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Consumables/PrimalItemConsumable_CactusBuffSoup.PrimalItemConsumable_CactusBuffSoup'" 1 0 0
Crafting time
10 × Mejoberry Mejoberry
30 × Cactus Sap (Scorched Earth) Cactus Sap (Scorched Earth)
10 × Azulberry Azulberry
10 × Amarberry Amarberry
1 × Water Water

Cactus Broth is a dish in Ark Survival Evolved. It can be created at a Cooking Pot Cooking Pot.


The Cactus Broth can be consumed by players to reduce water consumption by 50%, increase heat resistance, and to hide partly from wild animals. This effect lasts 10 minutes.

This is very helpful to survive the heat and wildlife of Scorched Earth for all players no matter what level.

Be sure to include a Waterskin Waterskin, Water Jar Water Jar or Canteen Canteen with at least 25% water in the Cooking Pot Cooking Pot.

Use Thatch Thatch or AnglerGel AnglerGel to fuel the cooking pot fire or you will make a coloring dye instead.

Exact values are 100 Water restored instantly, -50% Water Consumption, +60 Hyperthermal Insulation, and reduces maximum detection distance to 12 meters.

Spoil times[]

ContainerSpoiling Time
Human Player Inventory 1h 30m
Triceratops Tamed Dino 6h
Preserving Bin Preserving Bin 15h
Smokehouse (Primitive Plus) Smokehouse (Primitive Plus) 22h 30m
Refrigerator Refrigerator 6d 6h

For more informations, see Spoilage.