Armored Carp

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The Armored Carp (057 in the standard Breath of the Wild Hyrule Compendium) is a type of fish and common material found in Breath of the Wild and Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity.

Breath of the Wild

"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."

— In-game description

Armored Carp can typically be found in bodies of water around Hyrule such as the Lanayru Great Spring or East Necluda. They can be sold to shop-vendors all over Hyrule for 10 Rupees each.

The Armored Carp will restore one heart when eaten. If cooked on an open flame, Link will obtain a Roasted Carp, which restores 1½ hearts and can be sold for 15 rupees. If dropped on the ground in extremely snowy climates, Link will obtain a Frozen Carp, which restores one heart and provides a temporary boost to heat resistance for one minute. It can be sold for 18 rupees. The Armored Carp can be used in a variety of recipes, and the resultant meal will provide a defense-boosting effect.

Age of Calamity

"Calcium deposits in the scales of this ancient fish make them as hard as armor. Eating the fish is rumored to encourage strong bones."

— In-game description



Battlefield-Specific Materials:


  • Lanayru Token of Gratitude 1/4 (x15)