|“||Black bear meat. Dark and dense. Tends to taste like whatever the bear was eating.
|“||Cooked bear meat. Heavy duty food.
Bear Meat is a food item in The Long Dark.
- On Stalker and Interloper mode, consuming predator meat has a chance of contracting Intestinal Parasites.
- At 0% condition food disappears if inside of a container, but not outside of containers or in the player's inventory.
- Meat decays slower outdoors than indoors.
- Bear Meat is very energy dense for its weight.
Cooked Bear Meat is obtained by using a lit fire for 120 minutes and improves the cooking skill. Cooking increases it's condition by 50%, decays 4 times slower than raw meat, and has a reduces chance of food poisoning over raw meat.
Using a Cooking Pot reduces cooking time by 25%. Cooked food on an active fire for too long will burn (twice it's 'Ready' cooking time), destroying the item and damaging a Cooking Pot if used.