Once you've learned how to cook in Conan Exiles, you'll want to rustle up some gruel. Conan Exiles gruel can be used to pang those hunger pains, and it also comes in useful as fuel.
So, to make gruel, first up, you're going to need a campfire. We explain how to make this in the cookery guide above. Then you're going to need the right ingredients, the gruel recipe.
Conan Exiles Gruel Recipe
You simply need, 5 x Plant Fiber and 1 x Seeds. It will take you around 5 seconds to cook gruel your campfire. You can then create further recipes from it, such as Enhanced Gruel and Flavored Gruel.
Enhanced Gruel Recipe: 1 x Gruel, 1 x Egg, 1 x Spice
Flavored Gruel Recipe: 1 x Gruel, 1 x Dried Berries, 2 x Spice
Leave this consumable in your inventory for too long and it will spoil. If you get spoiled gruel, you'll have to throw it away.
Gruel is a consumable that you can eat, but it can also be used for fuel. Contrary to what the initial tutorial tells you about cooking, gruel in Conan Exiles isn't the only consumable you can use to power the Wheel of Pain. You can also used other food items. These include feral flesh, egg, fat grubs and a handful of insects.
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