How to Get Fish Oil in New World

How to Get Fish Oil in New World

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Fish Oil is used as a cooking material in New World. You can use it as a Tier 1 meat. You can obtain Fish Oil by catching common and uncommon fish in New World.

However, it’s not quite as simple as catching a fish. You’ll need to salvage fish in New World to obtain Fish Oil, but the chances of getting it can be slim.

If you don’t have time to read through our Fish Oil guide, here’s a quick overview of how to obtain Fish Oil in New World:

  • Travel to a Fishing Hotspot (Fisherman’s Bend in Windsward)
  • Catch a fish
  • Salvage a fish

Best Location for Fish Oil in New World

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Fisherman’s Bend, New World

First, travel to a fishing hotspot. My recommendation would be to head to Fisherman’s Bend, located in Windsward territory. Fisherman’s Bend is to the West of Windsward.

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Hermit’s Shrine, Windsward

There’s a fast travel point near Fisherman’s Bend (Hermit’s Shrine) which is really convenient if you want to make several trips back and forth to Windsward.

Salvage Fish for Fish Oil

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Fresh Water spots in New World are convenient for catching fish. You can tell if a body of water is Fresh Water by stepping into it. You’ll see the option to gather Fresh Water.

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Once you’ve found a good fishing location, you’ll need to attach Fishing Bait to your line. Attach the bait, cast your line, then reel it in when the indicator alerts you to.

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Small Salmon, New World

When you’ve caught a fish, you can salvage it into Fish Filet. There’s also a chance you’ll get Fish Oil which you can use in New World cooking recipes.

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Salvage Fish, New World

To salvage a fish, simply press SHIFT+S on your keyboard. Confirm that you want to salvage a fish for 1 Fish Filet and the chance to obtain Fish Oil.

New World Fish Oil Cooking Recipes

Fish Oil in New World is used in a number of recipes. This includes:

  • Cooking Oil
  • Canned Fish Samples
  • Canned Fish Rations
  • Salted Fish Provisions
  • Canned Fish Provisions
  • Canned Fish Supplies
  • Canned Fish Stockpile

Types of Fishing Bait in New World

Fishing Bait in New World can increase your chances of catching bigger and rarer fish. The chances are increased in Fresh Water and Salt Water, depending on which bait you choose.

Bait for Bigger Fish

  • Fish Bait – craft from fish (increases chance for bigger fish in salt water by 150%)
  • Snail Bait – salvage a caught snail (increases chance for bigger fish in salt water by 150%)
  • Electric Eel Bait – salvage an electric eel (increases chance for bigger fish in salt water by 500%)
  • Meat Bait – craft from raw meat (increases chance for bigger fish in fresh water by 150%)
  • Clam Bait – salvaged from clams (increases chance for bigger fish in fresh water by 300%)
  • Oyster Bait – salvaged from oysters (increases chance for bigger fish in fresh water by 500%)

Bait for Rare Fish

  • Cheese Bait – craft at cooking level 5 with 2x milk and 1x yeast (increases chance of rarer fish in salt water by 47%)
  • Nightcrawler Bait – collect flint during the day or dusk (increases chance of rarer fish in salt water by 70%)
  • Glowworm Bait – collect flint during the night or dawn (increases chance of rarer fish in salt water by 85%)
  • Bread Bait – craft at cooking level 5 with 1x flour and 1x yeast (increases chance of rarer fish in fresh water by 47%)
  • Woodlouse Bait – collect wood from bushes (increases chance of rarer fish in fresh water by 70%)
  • Firefly Bait – collect bullrushes or briar plants (increases chance of rarer fish in fresh water by 85%)

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