- "This large fish lives near the shoreline. Its sizable body can store a lot of nutriments..."
- — In-game description
The Hearty Bass is an item from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It is a curative item that restore Link's health by refilling two Heart Containers. Link can cook with it on an open flame or a very hot surface to make a Roasted Hearty Bass which restores three heart containers, or prepare a Frozen Hearty Bass in cold conditions which restores two heart containers. He can throw a Hearty Bass into a cooking pot to prepare dishes granted with a "Hearty" effect temporarily increasing the maximum hearts. It can also be cooked with "Hearty" small animals such as Hearty Blueshell Snail, and Monster parts to create a Hearty Elixir. It can be used in upgrading the Zora Helm, Armor and Greaves set via Great Fairies.