Bug Meat

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Bug Meat
Bug Meat.png
It's a juicy wad of bug flesh.
Source: Bug.png Bug (76%)Cave Fly.png Cave Fly (90%)Grub.png Grub (60%)Mutant Fly.png Mutant Fly (90%)Mutant Grub.png Mutant Grub (60%)
Sell Price: Gold.png8g

Bug Meat is a Monster Loot item which is dropped from Bugs, Cave Flies, Grubs, Mutant Flies, and Mutant Grubs.

Fish Ponds containing Dorado, Lingcod, or Pike may produce 20 Bug Meat when the population of the pond reaches 9.


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Note that the Training Rod and Bamboo Pole cannot use any type of bait. A Fiberglass Rod or Iridium Rod is required.

Image Name Description Ingredients Recipe Source
Bait (5) Causes fish to bite faster. Must first be attached to a fishing rod. Bug Meat.png Bug Meat (1) Fishing Skill Icon.png Fishing Level 2
Wild Bait.png
Wild Bait (5) A unique recipe from Linus that gives you a chance to catch two fish at once. Fiber.png Fiber (10)Bug Meat.png Bug Meat (5)Slime.png Slime (5) Linus Icon.png Linus 4-heart event
Sturdy Ring.png
Sturdy Ring Cuts the duration of negative status effects in half. Copper Bar.png Copper Bar (2)Bug Meat.png Bug Meat (25)Slime.png Slime (25) Combat Skill Icon.png Combat Level 1


It is not used in any bundles.


It is used in the spool of the Sewing Machine to create the Pink Striped Shirt. Shirt027.png


10 Bug Meat may be requested by several fish in Fish Pond quests.


  • 1.0: Introduced.
  • 1.4: Added to crafting ingredients for Sturdy Ring. Can now be used in Tailoring. Can be requested in Fish Pond quests. Can be produced by Fish Ponds.