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Raw Fish Meat
Raw Fish Meat
Eating raw food will SLIGHTLY sate hunger, but is unhealthy for humans. Most wild carnivores prefer raw meat to Cooked Meat.
Consumable (values pertain to Humans)
Spoils in
Spoils to
Stack size
40 / 40
Added in
Spawn Command
cheat gfi RawMeat_Fish 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Consumables/PrimalItemConsumable_RawMeat_Fish.PrimalItemConsumable_RawMeat_Fish'" 1 0 0
Used to craft

Raw Fish Meat is a food item in ARK: Survival Evolved. It can be obtained by harvesting Fish.


Raw Fish Meat can be used to tame Carnivores when they are unconscious. Open the inventory of the creature you want to tame and put the Raw Fish inside of it.

If eaten raw by a survivor, Raw Fish Meat replenishes food by 5 points, but decreases health by 1.5 points. It replenishes less food than Raw Meat Raw Meat, but also doesn't decrease health as much.

If eaten by a tamed or untamed carnivore, 1 Raw Fish Meat restores 25 points of food and 2.5 points of health (exactly one half the value of regular raw meat).

Raw Fish Meat can also be cooked at a Campfire Campfire or Industrial Grill Industrial Grill to create Cooked Fish Meat Cooked Fish Meat. Cooked Fish replenishes more food and spoils slower than Raw Fish. It takes 20 seconds to cook Raw Fish Meat in a Campfire.



To easily collect abundant amounts of Raw Fish Meat set an Otter or Ichthyornis on wander near a lake or a pond and they will passively collect raw meat by killing fish.


Raw Fish Meat can be harvested from the following types of Fish:


Raw Fish Meat can be harvested using one of the following tools.

Raw Fish Meat Raw Fish Meat
Creature / ToolGain per action
Pelagornis Pelagornis★★★★★
Spino Spino★★★★★
Ichthyornis Ichthyornis★★★★☆
Karkinos Karkinos★★★★☆
Metal Pick Metal Pick★★★★☆
Otter Otter★★★★☆
Kaprosuchus Kaprosuchus★★★☆☆
Pulmonoscorpius Pulmonoscorpius★★★☆☆
Quetzal Quetzal★★★☆☆
Terror Bird Terror Bird★★★☆☆

Spoil times[]

For more information, see Spoilage.