Well Fed

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Well Fed, Plenty Satisfied, and Exquisitely Stuffed are buffs granted to the player depending on the food item consumed. The buff slightly improves all stats (listed below). Additionally, in Expert Mode, life regeneration will only be fully effective while the player is under the effects of one of these buffs. This lasts for 1 to 48 minutes (depending on the item used), but can be canceled at any time by right-clicking the icon (Desktop version), by selecting the icon using Cycle Next/Previous Buff and then pressing Remove Buff (Console version), by selecting the icon and canceling it in the equipment menu (Old-gen console version), by double-tapping the buff icon (Mobile version), or by canceling the buff from the buffs screen (Nintendo 3DS version).

Only one of these buffs may be active at a time and therefore they do not stack. The buff that is most recently applied takes priority.

Well Fed

Well Fed grants the following boosts:

The buff icon is a chicken leg and 1 star.

Plenty Satisfied

Plenty Satisfied grants the following boosts:

  • +3 defense
  • +3% critical hit chance
  • +7.5% melee speed
  • +7.5% damage
  • +0.75 minion knockback
  • +30% movement speed
  • +10% mining speed

The buff icon is a crab and 2 stars.

Exquisitely Stuffed

Exquisitely Stuffed grants the following boosts:

  • +4 defense
  • +4% critical hit chance
  • +10% melee speed
  • +10% damage
  • +1 minion knockback
  • +40% movement speed
  • +15% mining speed

The buff icon is a whole chicken and 3 stars.


The complete list of food items that grant these buffs is listed here.


  • On the Desktop version Desktop version, Console version Console version, and Mobile version Mobile version, the more powerful versions generally have shorter duration but are still fairly accessible.
  • On the Old-gen console version Old-gen console version and Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DS version version, this buff is simpler, but is still extremely useful as it is easy to obtain, extremely versatile, and has a long duration.
    • During Halloween, Pumpkins for Pumpkin Pie are plentiful. Other food items can be crafted or picked up from varied sources.
    • Alternatively, a modest amount of fishing for other purposes can provide enough fish to keep a player well fed despite the shorter duration.
  • Most players should carry a stack of "food" items, and try to keep the buff always active. The movement bonus alone would make that worthwhile, but in Expert Mode food is even more important, as it is required to regenerate health normally. In any mode, the small but broad boost to combat abilities comes in handy.
  • Use this buff before boss fights or venturing into dangerous areas to gain a cheap and easy advantage. The movement speed bonus makes it worthwhile even for exploring and mining.


  • The Cooked Marshmallow is currently the only item to have the same duration on all platforms.
  • The buff icon for each food buff is a Roasted Bird, a Seafood Dinner, and a Roasted Duck respectively.
    • Roasted Duck does not give the Exquisitely Stuffed buff, despite its icon usage. Instead it gives Plenty Satisfied.
  • The stars depicted in the buff icons may be the Michelin Stars, a rating system given to high level restaurants.


  • Desktop
    • Well Fed sprite updated. Old sprite was: Well Fed (old).png
    • Added Plenty Satisfied and Exquisitely Stuffed buffs.
    • Introduction of many food items. Complete list here.
    • Duration changes: