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Plant matter in any form ceased to contain nutritional value for subjects, and was frequently immediately vomited back up.

Meat, on the other hand, appeared to provide all the necessary sustenance for subjects, with no signs of malnutrition after several weeks of observation.

Subjects were also able to consume raw meat with no apparent risk of foodborne illnesses.

Additionally, subjects exhibited heightened awareness of meat, and could detect it being prepared on the other side of the facility.

Initital testing discontinued when subjects began suggesting researchers looked "tasty."
The Whitespring bunker terminal entries

Carnivore is a mutation in Fallout 76.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Positive effects
Eating meat provides double hunger satisfaction, HP restoration, and consumable buffs, with no disease chance.
Negative effects
Eating plant-based food does not satisfy hunger, restore HP, or apply buffs.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Gaining this mutation locks the Herbivore mutation from being acquired.
  • The bonuses from Carnivore can be increased from x2.0 to x2.5 by equipping the Strange in Numbers perk card.
  • The Carnivore serum can be used to gain this mutation instantly.

Modifies food and drink[edit | edit source]

Meats[edit | edit source]

Carnivore will positively affect the following meat-based food:

Fruits and vegetables[edit | edit source]

Carnivore will negatively affect the following plant-based food:

Carnivore will negatively affect the following beverages:

Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • PCIcon pc.png Playstation 4Icon ps4.png Xbox OneIcon xboxone.png Carnivore does not affect the magnitude of +HP regen, such as from sweet tato stew.[verified]

Changelog[edit | edit source]

  • Carnivore did not affect the magnitude of food and drink buffs before patch 20.
  • Patched: PCIcon pc.png Playstation 4Icon ps4.png Xbox OneIcon xboxone.png Although it does not contain any meat ingredients, firecap tasty souffle is treated as a meat. [verified]
  • Patched: PCIcon pc.png Playstation 4Icon ps4.png Xbox OneIcon xboxone.png Although the post-war dirty variant is treated as a meat, the pre-war clean variant of salisbury steak is not. [verified]

See also[edit | edit source]

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