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Armored Carps are recurring Creatures and Items in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2]

Biography

Breath of the Wild

Hyrule Compendium Entry

057 (057) Armored Carp
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Description
Calcium deposits in the scales of this ancient fish make them as hard as armor. Cooking it into a dish will fortify your bones, temporarily increasing your defense.
Common Locations
Lanayru Great Spring
East Necluda
Hearts Recovered
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Cooking Effects
Defense Up

Armored Carps are a type of Fish found in bodies of freshwater throughout Hyrule Kingdom. Large deposits of calcium within their scales cause them to be as hard as armor.[1] Because of this, Cooking them into a dish will grant the consumer a boosted defense.[1] Once caught, they can be eaten raw to restore one Heart worth of health, or they can be cooked into Roasted Carp or frozen into Frozen Carp.

Like other Fish and seafood, Armored Carps can be Cooked to make the following Food:

Meal Ingredients
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Creamy Seafood Soup
Any Seafood
Any Vegetable, Herb, or Flower
Fresh Milk
Rock Salt
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Fish and Mushroom Skewer
Any Fish
Any Mushroom
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Fish Pie
Any Seafood
Goat Butter
Rock Salt
Tabantha Wheat
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Fish Skewer
1-3 Fish
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Glazed Seafood
Any Seafood
Courser Bee Honey
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Gourmet Meat and Seafood Fry
Any Seafood
Raw Gourmet Meat or Raw Whole Bird
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Meat and Seafood Fry
Any Seafood
Raw Meat or Raw Bird Drumstick
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Monster Stew
Any Meat
Any Seafood
Monster Extract
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Pepper Seafood
Any Seafood
Spicy Pepper
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Prime Meat and Seafood Fry
Any Seafood
Raw Prime Meat or Raw Bird Thigh
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Salt-Grilled Fish
Any Fish
Rock Salt
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Seafood Meunière
Any Seafood (except porgy or salmon)
Goat Butter
Tabantha Wheat
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Seafood Rice Balls
Any Seafood
Hylian Rice
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Copious Seafood Skewers
Any 4 different Seafood
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Steamed Fish
Any Seafood
Any Vegetable, Herb, or Flower

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity



Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
LanguageNameMeaning
JapanJapaneseヨロイゴイ (Yoroi goi) 
Taiwan, Hong Kong, MacaoChineseTR鎧甲鯉魚 (Kǎijiǎ lǐyú) 
NetherlandsDutchSchildkarperShield Carp
FranceFrenchEUCarpe armo 
GermanyGermanRüstungskarpfen 
ItalyItalianCarpa corazzata 
South KoreaKorean갑옷잉어 (Gabosingeo) 
RussiaRussianЛатный сазан (Latnyy sazan) 
SpainSpanishEUCarpa robusta 
Latin AmericaSpanishLACarpa acorazada 
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See Also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Armored Carp
    Calcium deposits in the scales of this ancient fish make them as hard as armor. Cooking it into a dish will fortify your bones, temporarily increasing your defense.
    " — Inventory (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Armored Carp
    Calcium deposits in the scales of this ancient fish make them as hard as armor. Eating the fish is rumored to encourage strong bones.
    " — Spoils (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)
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