Cook is a job class that originally hailed from YGGDRASIL.


In YGGDRASIL, the Cook class was a non-combat profession.[1] It mostly focused on the preparation of food.

Known Cooks

Abilities and Powers

Being a Cook, cooking required specialized skills. However, cooking was able to give temporary ability bonuses to the person who eat their food.[2]

If a cook was to utilize buff-effect ingredients to make food, it is possible for the food to acquire buff effects depending on the [cook class] level.

In YGGDRASIL, only those who possessed the job-specific special ability were able to cook. This was because food could temporarily raise battle capability through buffs, which was why requiring a job specific special ability was natural.


  • Though the Homunculus Maids were technically domestic workers they do not have cooking skills.[3]
  • If they used buff-effect ingredients, even without the cook class, NPCs are still capable of creating regular foods, the kind which does not contained any special buffs in it.
  • For native people from the New World, they have the ability to prepare food that buffs others without needing to have a cook class for as long as they have buff-effect ingredients.[4]


  1. Overlord Blu-ray 04 Special Overlord Prologue (1st Half)
  2. Overlord First Half Chapter 48: War Part 8
  3. Overlord Volume 04 Chapter 4: Dawn of Despair
  4. September 2018 Q & A with Oh!verlord Editor
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