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This is a guide about the Best Food Combo in the game Valheim. Read on to learn more about the best food to eat and when you should eat them.

How to Cook Food Combos

Cooking Station.pngCooking Station Cauldron.pngCauldron Windmill.pngWindmill

Cooking food revolves around the Cooking Station and Cauldron. Once you have an Artisan Table, build a Windmill to unlock more endgame food recipes!

Check our cooking guide to learn more about Valheim's cooking mechanic:
Cooking Guide: How to Make Food

Best Food Combo for HP

This food combo is the best in the game for increasing your max HP. Eating these three food items will increase your max HP by 250 points, stamina by 210 points, and grants 12 HP Regeneration per tick (every 10 seconds).

While not necessarily required, this particular food combo is also extremely effective against bosses that deal massive amounts of damage such as The Elder and Moder.

Total: +250 HP / +210 Stamina / 12 HP Regen.
Blood Pudding.pngBlood Pudding 90 Health 50 Stamina
4 HP / Tick 2400s
Cauldron Recipe
2 Thistles, 2 Bloodbags, 4 Barley Flour
Lox Meat Pie.pngLox Meat Pie 80 Health 80 Stamina
4 HP / Tick 2400s
Cauldron Recipe
2 Cloudberries, 2 Cooked Lox Meat, 4 Barley Flour
Serpent Stew.pngSerpent Stew 80 Health 80 Stamina
4 HP / Tick 2400s
Cauldron Recipe
1 Mushroom, 1 Cooked Serpent Meat, 2 Honey

Best Food Combo for Stamina

This food combo is the best for maximizing your stamina over your HP. Eating these food items will increase your max stamina by 250 points, max HP 220 points, and grants 12 HP Regeneration per tick (every 10 seconds).

While not necessarily required, this particular food combo is useful against bosses that force you to reposition often such as Bonemass and Yagluth.

Total: +220 HP / +250 Stamina / 12 HP Regen.
Fish Wraps.pngFish Wraps 60 Health 90 Stamina
4 HP / Tick 2400s
Cauldron Recipe
2 Cooked Fish, 4 Barley Flour
Lox Meat Pie.pngLox Meat Pie 80 Health 80 Stamina
4 HP / Tick 2400s
Cauldron Recipe
2 Cloudberries, 2 Cooked Lox Meat, 4 Barley Flour
Serpent Stew.pngSerpent Stew 80 Health 80 Stamina
4 HP / Tick 2400s
Cauldron Recipe
1 Mushroom, 1 Cooked Serpent Meat, 2 Honey

Early Game Food Combos

This food combo may require some Hunting and Fishing early in the game, but this is the easiest way to increase your HP early on.

Total: +120 HP / +75 Stamina / 8 HP Regen.
Cooked Fish.pngCooked Fish 45 Health 25 Stamina
2 HP / Tick 1200s
Requires Raw Fish cooked on a Cooking Station.
Cooked Meat.pngCooked Meat 40 Health 30 Stamina
2 HP / Tick 1200s
Requires Raw Meat cooked on a Cooking Station.
Grilled Neck Tail.pngGrilled Neck Tail 35 Health 20 Stamina
2 HP / Tick 1000s
Requires Neck Tail cooked on a Cooking Station.

You can replace Cooked Fish with the following food items If you do not have a Fishing Rod:

Cooked Fish Substitutes
Mushroom.pngMushroom 15 Health 20 Stamina
1 HP / Tick 600s
Foraged from the Meadows Biome.
Raspberries.pngRaspberries 10 Health 20 Stamina
1 HP / Tick 600s
Foraged from the Meadows Biome.
Blueberries.pngBlueberries 15 Health 20 Stamina
1 HP / Tick 600s
Foraged from the Black Forest Biome.
Yellow Mushroom.pngYellow Mushroom 20 Health 20 Stamina
1 HP / Tick 600s
Foraged from Dungeons within Black Forest and Swamp biomes.
Honey.pngHoney 20 Health 20 Stamina
5 HP / Tick 300s
Harvested from built Beehives.

Most Efficient Food Combo

Early-To-Mid Game

Early-To-Mid Game Biomes
Meadows Black Forest Swamp

Once you build a Cauldron in your base, the most efficient Food Combo in the early-to-mid stages of the game include Sausages.

These are very easy to make since you can get multiple Entrails from Draugrs, while Raw Meat and Thistle can be easily stockpiled by hunting and foraging.

Total: +145 HP / +95 Stamina / 7 HP Regen.
Sausages.pngSausages 60 Health 40 Stamina
3 HP / Tick 1600s
Cauldron Recipe
2 Entrails, 1 Raw Meat, 4 Thistle
Cooked Fish.pngCooked Fish 45 Health 25 Stamina
2 HP / Tick 1200s
Requires Raw Fish cooked on a Cooking Station.
Cooked Meat.pngCooked Meat 40 Health 30 Stamina
2 HP / Tick 1200s
Requires Raw Meat cooked on a Cooking Station.

Mid-to-Late Game

Mid-To-Late Game Biomes
Ocean Mountain Plains

The most efficient food combo mid to late game is available once you are able to hunt Loxes and Serpents. You simply just have to cook their meat on a Cooking Station!

This food combo can rival the other best food combos because of how cheap and easy it is to make in comparison.

Total: +200 HP / +120 Stamina / 9 HP Regen.
Cooked Lox Meat.pngCooked Lox Meat 70 Health 40 Stamina
3 HP / Tick 2000s
Requires Lox Meat cooked on a Cooking Station.
Cooked Serpent Meat.pngCooked Serpent Meat 70 Health 40 Stamina
3 HP / Tick 2000s
Requires Serpent Meat cooked on a Cooking Station.
Sausages.pngSausages 60 Health 40 Stamina
3 HP / Tick 1600s
Cauldron Recipe
2 Entrails, 1 Raw Meat, 4 Thistle

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