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Raw fatback is a type of food that can be process to make fat and smoked fatback. It's also a food source offering moderate nutritional value however it decreases health and gives the Survivor a chance to acquire parasitic worms.

It is recommended to cook it on fire before consuming or have the perk Raw Diet to counter its negative health effects. Raw fatback lasts only for 24 hours.


Raw fatback can be obtained from a handful of animal types and depending on their sizes, the amount of raw fat obtained differs significantly. Below are some of the animal types and the amount of raw fat it yields when butchered.

Type of Animals Carcass Amount of Raw Fatback
Bandit Dog Dog corpse.png 1 - 2 pieces
Lynx Lynx corpse-0.png 1 - 2 pieces
Wolf Wolf corpse.png 2 - 3 pieces
Wild Boar Boar corpse-0.png 30 - 40 pieces
Bear Bear corpse-0.png 20 - 50 pieces
Radioactive Toad Toad corpse.png 40 - 50 pieces
Radioactive Turtle Turtle corpse.png 50 - 70 pieces
Giant Hedgehog Hedgehog corpse.png 30 - 50 pieces
Note: The amount of Raw Fat shown above is NOT affected by the perk Butcher.


With enough cooking ingredients, the Survivor can turn raw fatback to fat and smoked fatback which are essential for crafting complex products.

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  • The Survivor can use this food item as a bait when fishing.
  • Raw fatback can be used as a food source for the pet raven and wolf.
  • Raw fatback first appeared on version 460.

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