Top 15 Best Food and Drink Buffs in ESO (Including Recipes!) - Hack the Minotaur (2024)

As an adventurer in the Elder Scrolls Online, having a good Food or Drink buff can be the difference between success and failure. These buffs can give you that extra edge in combat, helping your skills do more damage or greater healing, while also helping you sustain your resource pools. In this article, we will be exploring the Top 15 BEST Food and Drink buffs in ESO, including their recipes and ingredients!

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The best food and drink buffs in ESO

The best food and drink buffs in ESO are:

  1. Bewitched Sugar Skulls
  2. Artaeum Takeaway Broth
  3. Clockwork Citrus Filet
  4. Lava Foot Soup-And-Saltrice
  5. Ghastly Eye Bowl
  6. Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch
  7. Jewels of Misrule
  8. Mistral Banana Bunny Hash
  9. Braised Rabbit with Spring Vegetables
  10. Molten War Torte
  11. Artaeum Pickled Fish Bowl
  12. Pack Leaders Bone Broth
  13. Corrupting Bloody Mara
  14. Witchmother’s Potent Brew
  15. Dubious Camoran Throne

1. Bewitched Sugar Skulls

Bewitched Sugar Skulls is a powerful food that increases your Maximum Health, Magicka, and Stamina by a substantial amount. This food is the best option in the game for players who want a well-rounded boost to their character’s 3 main stats, plus the bonus Health Recovery stat also provides some nice added survivability for more difficult content. This food will be a great option for Tank Builds, Solo Builds, and PVP Builds. The recipe can be obtained from The Witchmother’s Bargain event quest, which runs during the Witches Festival.

To craft Bewitched Sugar Skulls you will need the following ingredients:

  • Bervez Juice (2)
  • Flour (5)
  • Honey (5)
  • Scrib Jelly (2)
  • Columbine (2)
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Bewitched Sugar Skulls


Increase MaxHealthby 4620, MaxStaminaandMagickaby 4250, andHealth Recoveryby 462 for 2 hours.

These effects are scaled based on your level.

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Bewitched Sugar Skulls


Increase MaxHealthby 4620, MaxStaminaandMagickaby 4250, andHealth Recoveryby 462 for 2 hours.

These effects are scaled based on your level.

2. Artaeum Takeaway Broth

Artaeum Takeaway Broth is a food that increases your Maximum Health and Stamina while also providing solid boosts to Health Recovery and Stamina Recovery. It is a fantastic choice for stamina-based DPS builds that need to increase their sustain. The recipe can only be obtained from fishing in Artaeum and is found in a water locket.

To craft Artaeum Takeaway Broth you will need the following ingredients:

  • Fish (20)
  • Melon (5)
  • Torchbug Thorax (5)
  • Powdered Mother of Pearl (5)
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Artaeum Takeaway Broth

IncreaseMaxHealthby 3326 andHealthRecoveryby 406 andMaxStaminaby 3080 andStaminaRecoveryby 338 for 2 hours.

These effects are scaled based on your level.

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Artaeum Takeaway Broth

IncreaseMaxHealthby 3326 andHealthRecoveryby 406 andMaxStaminaby 3080 andStaminaRecoveryby 338 for 2 hours.

These effects are scaled based on your level.

3. Clockwork Citrus Filet

Clockwork Citrus Filet increases your Maximum Health and Magicka while also providing Health Recovery and Magicka Recovery. This is a very good option for magicka-based DPS builds that need to increase their sustain. The recipe can be obtained as a quest reward from the Clockwork City DLC.

To craft Clockwork Citrus Filet you will need the following ingredients:

  • Frost Mirriam (1)
  • Lemon (1)
  • Perfect Roe (1)
  • Red Meat (1)
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Clockwork Citrus Filet

IncreaseMaxHealthby 3326,HealthRecoveryby 406,MaxMagickaby 3080 andMagickaRecoveryby 338 for 2 hours.

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Clockwork Citrus Filet

IncreaseMaxHealthby 3326,HealthRecoveryby 406,MaxMagickaby 3080 andMagickaRecoveryby 338 for 2 hours.

4. Lava Foot Soup-And-Saltrice

Lava Foot Soup-and-Saltrice is a food that increases your Maximum Stamina while also providing a good amount of Stamina Recovery. This food is a great option for stamina-based DPS builds and Solo Builds that need a bit of extra sustain. Note that this food does not have any bonus to Health, so it works best on classes and races that already include Health bonuses. The recipe can be obtained as a reward from New Life Festival boxes during the New Life event or fairly cheap from any Guild Trader.

To craft Lava Foot Soup-And-Saltrice you will need the following ingredients:

  • Flour (1)
  • Potato (1)
  • Saltrice (1)
  • Scrib Jelly (1)
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Lava Foot Soup-and-saltrice

Increase MaxStaminaby 4936 andStamina Recoveryby 493 for 2 hours. These effects are scaled based on your level.

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Lava Foot Soup-and-saltrice

Increase MaxStaminaby 4936 andStamina Recoveryby 493 for 2 hours. These effects are scaled based on your level.

5. Ghastly Eye Bowl

Ghastly Eye Bowl is a fantastic option for Magic Users who want to boost Maximum Magicka while also getting high Magicka Recovery. This is phenomenal for magicka-based builds that need to increase their sustain and overall damage/healing output as with more magicka you can cast more spells. The recipe can be obtained from the reward boxes during the Witches Festival or purchased from any Guild Trader.

To craft Ghastly Eye Bowl you will need the following ingredients:

  • Bananas (1)
  • Fleshfly Larvae (1)
  • Rose (1)
  • Saltwater Bait (1)
  • Worms (1)
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Ghastly Eye Bowl

Increase MaxMagickaby 4592 andMagicka Recoveryby 459 for 2 hours. These effects are scaled based on your level.

“Eyeballs” and live worms in a chilled banana and fleshfly broth. Squirms inside all the way down!

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Ghastly Eye Bowl

Increase MaxMagickaby 4592 andMagicka Recoveryby 459 for 2 hours. These effects are scaled based on your level.

“Eyeballs” and live worms in a chilled banana and fleshfly broth. Squirms inside all the way down!

6. Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch

Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch increases your Maximum Health and Stamina while also providing Health, Stamina, and Magicka recovery. This is hands down still one of the best food options for Tank Builds in general. The large increase in Health means you’ll stay in the fight longer, plus the added tri-stat recovery covers your sustain for a mix of either stamina or Magicka-based abilities. This food is also recommended for PVP Builds as it will help you sustain a variety of skills.This recipe can be obtained as a quest reward from the Wrothgar DLC.

To craft Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch you will need the following ingredients:

  • Frost Mirriam (1)
  • White Cap (1)
  • Perfect Roe (1)
  • Red Meat (1)
  • Tomato (1)
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Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch

Increase Max Health by4312, Health Recovery by406and Stamina and Magicka Recovery by369 for2hours. (6 second cooldown)

Wrothgar’s hearth-wives agree — the bear’s haunch is just as tasty as its stuffed head.

7. Jewels of Misrule

Jewels of Misrule increases your Maximum Health while also providing Stamina Recovery and Magicka Recovery. This is essentially a budget version of Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch, which is much cheaper to buy, though with slightly lower stats overall. This food is a great option for Beginner Builds due to having a solid Max Health bonus as well as both primary recovery types. This recipe can be obtained as a reward from a Jester’s Festival Box during the Jester’s Festival.

To craft Jewels Of Misrule you will need the following ingredients:

  • Rose (1)
  • Mint (1)
  • Lotus (1)
  • Columbine (1)
  • Bervez Juice (1)
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Jewels of Misrule

IncreaseStaminaandMagicka Recoveryby 357 and MaxHealthby 3927 for 2 hours.

These effects are scaled based on your level.

8. Mistral Banana Bunny Hash

Mistral Banana Bunny Hash increases your Maximum Health and Magicka. This is a very good option for magicka-based healers or DPS builds, as the increase to the maximum Health and Magicka allows for greater survivability and power/utilization of spells. The recipe can be found around anywhere in the world or extremely cheap on Guild Traders. It’s super easy at the start of the game and ridiculously cheap to craft, whilst still being highly effective at what it does all the way until the end game in ESO.

To craft Mistral Banana Bunny Hash you will need the following ingredients:

  • Bananas (1)
  • Seasoning (1)
  • Small Game (1)
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Mistal Banana-Bunny Hash

Increase MaxHealthby 5395 and MaxMagickaby 4936 for 1 hour.

Scales from level cp150 to cp160.

9. Braised Rabbit with Spring Vegetables

Braised Rabbit with Spring Vegetables is a food that increases your Maximum Health and Stamina. This is a solid option for either stamina-based DPS or Tank builds that need to increase their Health and Stamina pools.This is a universal recipe and can be found as a random drop throughout the world or rather cheap on Guild Traders. Similar to the Mistral Bunny, the braised rabbit is one of the easiest to find, extremely easy to craft, and delivers on its premise.

To craft Braised Rabbit with Spring Vegetables you will need the following ingredients:

  • Greens (1)
  • Seasoning (1)
  • Small Game (1)
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Briased Rabbit with Spring Vegetables

IncreaseMaxHealthby 5395 andMaxStaminaby 4936 for 1 hour.

10. Molten War Torte

Molten War Torte is a rather unique recipe that increases your Alliance War Skill Line experience gain.This is essential if your main reason for playing ESO is PVP and you want to move up your Alliance Rank quickly. The recipe can be obtained from any Tel Var general merchants for 500,000 Tel Var stones.

To craft Molten War Torte you will need the following ingredients:

  • Colovian War Torte (1)
  • Rubyblossom Extract (1)
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11. Artaeum Pickled Fish Bowl

Similar to the Takeaway Bowl, Artaeum Pickled Fish Bowl can only be obtained from fishing in Artaeum. This food increases your Maximum Health and Magicka while also providing you with a unique ability that increases your catch rate for fish. This is a very useful option for magicka-based DPS builds that need to increase their survivability, but specifically useful for ESO completionists that want to complete every achievement within each zone. Some zones require you to catch rare fish from various locales. This food is the only one in the game that provides this unique bonus to your chance of catching rare fish in the game.

To craft Artaeum Pickled Fish Bowl you will need the following ingredients:

  • Fish (5)
  • Clam Gall (3)
  • Honey (3)
  • Rice (3)
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12. Pack Leaders Bone Broth

Pack Leaders Bone Broth increases your Maximum Stamina and Health while also providing a unique boost for Werewolves. This is an amazing option for stamina-based DPS builds but absolutely essential for Werewolf Builds. With the highest in-game bonus to Stamina and Health you’ll be able to dish out more damage and stay in the fight. For Werewolves, this makes the ultimate cost of turning into a Werewolf far less as well as reducing the cost of werewolf ability costs by 5%. This recipe can be obtained as a random reward within a Dremora Plunder Skull during the Witches Festival.

To craft Pack Leaders Bone Broth you will need the following ingredients:

  • Bone (5)
  • Dragon Bone (1)
  • Frost Mirriam (1)
  • Red Meat (1)
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13. Corrupting Bloody Mara

Corrupting Bloody Mara increases your Maximum Health and Magicka, and provides nice boost to Health Recovery, while also providing a unique boost for Vampires. This is a very good option for magicka-based DPS builds that need to increase their sustain but can be essential for certain Vampire Builds that require them to be at higher stages of Vampirism to deal increased damage and other passive/active abilities only triggered at Stage 4. This recipe can be obtained as a random reward within a Dremora Plunder Skull during the Witches Festival.

To craft Corrupting Bloody Mara you will need the following ingredients:

  • Daedra Heart (1)
  • Dragon’s Blood (1)
  • Frost Mirriam (1)
  • Nightshade (1)
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14. Witchmother’s Potent Brew

Witchmother’s Potent Brew is a drink that increases your Maximum Health and Magicka while also providing Magicka recovery. This is a very balanced option for magicka-based healers, DPS builds, Solo Builds, and Beginners. This recipe can be obtained as a random reward within a Dremora Skull during the Witches Festival or for cheap on Guild Traders.

To craft Witchmother’s Potent Brew you will need the following ingredients:

  • Berves juice (1)
  • Nightshade (1)
  • Rice (1)
  • Small Game (1)
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Witchmother’s potent brew

Increase MaxMagickaby 2856, MaxHealthby 3094, andMagicka Recoveryby 315 for 2 hours.

These effects are scaled based on your level.

15. Dubious Camoran Throne

Dubious Camoran Throne is a drink that increases your Maximum Health and Stamina while also providing Stamina recovery. This is a strong and balanced option for stamina-based DPS builds that need to increase their sustain and their survivability with a slight increase to overall damage output. Also, it’s very cheap to make and lasts for hours! Furthermore, since this is a drink it has a unique ability to synchronize with the Bone Pirate armor which would grant an additional 2000 Max Stamina and 167 Stamina recovery. The recipe can be obtained as a random Jester’s box reward during the Jester’s Festival.

To craft Dubious Camoran Throne you will need the following ingredients:

  • Beattle Scuttle (3)
  • Guts, Lake Bait (1)
  • Insect Parts, River Bait (1)
  • White Meat (1)
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Dubious Camoran Throne

IncreaseStamina Recoveryby 315, MaxStaminaby 2856 and MaxHealthby 3094 for 2 hours.

These effects are scaled based on your level.

A dessert co*cktail of jagga, rotmeth, and sweetbread puree. Definitely Green Pact compliant.

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