Where Can You Find Cranberries and Diseased Cranberries in Fallout 76?

A trek into the Cranberry Bog.
Fallout 76 Cranberry Bog
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You will stumble upon all manner of food items, including various fruits, that you may cook into tasty and healing dishes in Appalachia. Here is where to find cranberries in Fallout 76, along with diseased cranberries, if that’s more your style!

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How to Find Cranberries in Fallout 76?

You can find cranberries in Fallout 76 by venturing southeast to Cranberry Bog. Down in this direction, you will stumble upon all manner of points of interest, like Mac’s Farm and Creekside Sundew Grove, where cranberries grow in abundance. That said, this is also a late-game location with a lot of high-level monsters to tackle, like the infamous Mirelurk Queen that ambushes you at Mac’s Farm!

Fallout 76 Mac's Farm
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The key locations where you can find cranberries include:

  • Mac’s Farm
  • Creekside Sundew Grove
  • Sunrise Field
  • Overgrown Sundew Grove
  • Veiled Sundew Grove
  • Aaronholt Homestead
  • Sacramental Glade
  • Dent & Sons Construction
  • Superior Sunset Farm
  • NAR Repair Yard
  • The General’s Steakhouse
  • The Giant Teapot

You will occasionally stumble upon cranberries out in the open world as random loot in containers, so keep an eye out for other spawns!

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Where to Find Diseased Cranberries in Fallout 76?

As for where to find diseased cranberries in Fallout 76, they’re a random spawn in Cranberry Bog. Every cranberry in the game has a percent chance to spawn as diseased cranberries. Of course, as the name would suggest, diseased cranberries often have an increased chance of transmitting various diseases in the game to the player.

That said, you can also craft with diseased cranberries. The recipes include:

  • Cranberry Jam
  • Cranberry Juice

What Do Cranberries Do in Fallout 76?

Cranberries, like most raw food in the game, provide a set amount of health points and reduce your food needs, but also provide radiation and disease chances.

TypeFoodRadsDiseaseWeightValue
Raw – Fruit5%+52%0.253 Caps

Furthermore, you can use cranberries in the following recipes to improve their healing capabilities:

  • Cranberry Cobbler
  • Cranberry Meatball Grinder
  • Cranberry Moonshine
  • Cranberry Relish
  • Disease Cure
  • Granny’s Tea
  • Healing Salve

With so many unique dishes to cook, and since you’re traveling through Cranberry Bog on various quests anyway, it never hurts to keep a fresh supply of berries on hand!


From tracking down cranberries to finding all of the gnome locations in Fallout 76, Gamer Journalist hopes to provide in-depth and informative video game guides that help you through tough spots in your favorite games!

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Brandon Morgan

Brandon is a freelance writer with Gamer Journalist. After jumpstarting a professional writing career in 2012, Brandon went on to cover video games for Prima Games, OnlySP, MP1st, The Nerd Stash, and countless other online publications. For a short period, he worked in digital marketing, learning search engine optimization that helps improve his video game guides today.

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