| Ammo Flare
|Rarity Score:||5 (Slightly Rare)|
|Maximum Per Server:||7|
|Minimum Per Server:||4|
|Loot Location:||Military, Police, Medic, Firefighter & Coast|
|Despawns:||4 hours after spawning|
|Amount(% or #):||20 to 40|
|Show Ammo Flare on Livonia
|Related loot: Ammo Box 00buck 10rnd, Ammo Box 12ga Rubber Slug 10 Rnd, Ammo Box 12ga Slug 10 Rnd, Ammo Flare Blue, Ammo Flare Green, Ammo Flare Red, Ammo Box 45 ACP 25rnd, Ammo Box 9x39 AP 20 Rnd, Ammo 40mm Smoke Black, Ammo 762x54 Tracer & Ammo 357|
Ammo Flare: Flare Cartridges are used in the Flare Gun(or Signal Pistol) to light up an area. These come in red, yellow, green and blue and will last around 1 minutes while gliding slowly back to the ground. The Flare Cartridges are considered a light ammo type and will not stun infected.
Where loot in DayZ spawns is a mysterious topic that has left many players searching the wrong locations for gear. The DayZ Loot Finder Tool was developed to help players find all types of loot in DayZ, and help new and old players learn more about where loot spawns and how the spawning of loot works.
To find the loot you are looking for, simply type any DayZ item in the search box above where it asks you to type a loot name.
Try a variety of possible item names to find your desired loot as there can be various names for a certain piece of loot and names can change over time. However, you can also search by Category(Weapons, Clothes, Tools, etc) and by Loot Tag(Military, Industrial, Hunting, etc) to narrow results a bit.
When you have found the loot you are searching for, click its loot name and you will be shown all of the related information about that piece of loot and shown a loot map of where the item spawns with its spawn points highlighted in yellow.
This tool was scripted and styled by WOBO, with guidance from u/helpthedeadwalk and u/Sagpanda. DaOne later improved this tool by increasing the accuracy of map loot locations.
|- Loot Locations -
Coast loot areas commonly have loot related to water, such as fishing equipment, waterproof bags and raincoats. While called "Coast", this loot tag can be found away from coastal areas.
Some items with the Coast loot tag:Jumpsuit Jacket Gray, Netting, Dry Bag Red, Ammo Flare, Boonie Hat Navy Blue, Hook, Dry Bag Orange, Dry Bag Blue, Fishing Rod & Sea Chest
All Coast Loot
Contaminated Areas are the static gas zones that never move location and spawn NBC infected. These areas contain better than average loot due to how you will need an NBC suit and gas mask to not die very quickly to the lethal gas that surrounds these areas.
Some items with the Contaminated Area loot tag:VSS, AKM(KAM), M4 Suppressor, Ammo 40mm Chemgas, ASVAL, Anti Chem Injector, Starlight Optic, M4 A1, AK Suppressor & Kazuar Optic(1 PN51 Scope)
All Contaminated Area Loot
Houses, sheds and barns that are near fields or farming areas share the Farm loot tag that commonly spawns farming equipment.
Some items with the Farm loot tag: Zmijovka Cap Brown, Duct Tape, Whetstone(Sharpening Stone) , Pickaxe, Working Gloves Brown, Zucchini, Cowboy Hat Black, Headtorch Black, Mag CZ527(CR527) 5rnd & Sickle
All Farm Loot
Firefighter spawn tags are only found at fire stations around the map, but some items can be found on infected in and around fire stations too.
Some items with the Firefighter loot tag: Firefighters Helmet White, Gas Mask Filter, Firefighter Jacket Beige, NBC Pants Yellow, Firefighters Helmet Red, Firefighters Pants Black, Personal Radio, Firefighters Helmet Yellow, NBC Hood Yellow & Airborne Mask(NBC Respirator)
All Firefighter Loot
Hunting loot is spread across the map in hunting cabins and hunting stands. The ingame map displays the location of these cabins.
Some items with the Hunting loot tag: Pistol Optic, Ammo 12ga Pellets, Ammo 308 Win, Dry Bag Orange, Hunter Pants Summer, Binoculars, Hunter Pants Autumn, Hunting Jacket Autumn, Sweater Green & Medium Gas Canister
All Hunting Loot
Industrial loot is assigned to warehouses, factories and storage containers. However, industrial loot can commonly be found on infected too.
Some items with the Industrial loot tag: Jumpsuit Pants Red, Sarka Door 1 2 Red Rust, Power Generator, Balaclava Mask White, Construction Helmet Blue, Zmijovka Cap Brown, Lada Hood White Rust, Sarka Hood Grey Rust, Moto Helmet Grey & Sport Glasses Green
All Industrial Loot
There are not many Lunaparks on the map, which makes finding loot specific to this tag a challenge to find. Each Lunapark area has fun fair rides that are easy to distinguish from other buildings in DayZ.
Some items with the Lunapark loot tag: Fireworks Launcher, Zagorky Peanuts, Salty Sticks, Crackers, Chips, Zagorky, Honey, Cat Food Can, Party Tent Lunapark & Dog Food Can
All Lunapark Loot
Medical loot locations include hospitals, the blue medical centers, yellow medical camps and medical related infected.
Some items with the Medic loot tag: Medical Scrubs Pants Blue, Paramedic Pants Crimson, Ammo Flare Green, Morphine, Airborne Mask(NBC Respirator) , Surgical Gloves Green, NBC Hood Yellow, Medical Scrubs Shirt White, NBC Gloves Yellow & Start Kit IV
All Medic Loot
Military loot locations are dotted around the map and include the green tents and containers seen in the image, military buildings and hangers. Military infected can have military loot too.
Some items with the Military loot tag: M67 Grenade(American), Ammo 9x39 AP, AK Folding(Lightweight)Buttstock, M4 CQB Buttstock, AK101, ACOG Optic(ATOG) , AUG(AUR AX), Tactical Shirt Black, USMC Pants Woodland & Smersh Bag(Utility Buttpack)
All Military Loot
Office loot locations share a lot of the same items that the School loot tag has. The most common office/admin buildings can be seen in the image.
Some items with the Office loot tag: Tuna Can, Flag Snake, Pork Can, Flag White, Flag CDF, Alarm Clock Blue, Alarm Clock Green, Sport Glasses Black, Flag Wolf & Flag CMC
All Office Loot
Police loot tags contain some of the better early game items for getting a weapon with ammo together. Police cars also spawn police loot and so does the newer police station building model.
Some items with the Police loot tag: Police Jacket Orel, Mag Scout(Pioneer) 5 Rnd, Ammo 12ga Rubber Slug, Pistol Suppressor, OMNO Gloves(Combat) Brown, Mag Glock(Mlock) 15 Rnd, Ammo Box 380 35rnd, Mag CZ61(Skorpion) 20 Rnd, ACOG Optic(ATOG) 6x & RDG2 Smoke Grenade Black
All Police Loot
Prison loot is only found at the prison building types, making it one of the least common loot tags.
Some items with the Prison loot tag: Scout(Pioneer) , Unknown Food Can, Prison Uniform Pants, Prisoner Cap, Handcuffs, Prison Uniform Jacket & Handcuff Keys
All Prison Loot
School loot locations are very similar to the Office loot tag when it comes to items, but the School loot tag is only assigned to school buildings.
Some items with the School loot tag: Athletic Shoes Grey, Mini Dress Brown Checker, Sneakers Red, Child Bag Red, Flag Snake, Flag Zenit, Sneakers Green, Salty Sticks, Athletic Shoes Green & Zagorky Peanuts
All School Loot
The Town loot tag is designated to the larger residential areas of the game, such as Cherno and Novo. Useful equipment and clothing spawns here, much like the Village loot tag.
Some items with the Town loot tag: Kitchen Knife, Track Suit Jacket Blue, Slacks Pants Brown, Mag P1 8 Rnd, Dark Moto Helmet Lime, Track Suit Pants Red, Raincoat Orange, Wool Coat Grey Check, Bomber Jacket Blue & Wool Coat Black
All Town Loot
The Village loot tag is for the smaller towns in DayZ like Myshkino and Vavilovo. This loot tag is very similar to the Town loot tag when it comes to which items spawn here.
Some items with the Village loot tag: Balaclava Mask Black, Shirt Blue Check, Sardines Can, Track Suit Pants Black, Quilted Jacket Red, Track Suit Pants Light Blue, Boonie Hat Olive, Breeches Brown Check, Chemlight Yellow & Medium Tent Orange
All Village Loot
|- Explanations -
The category the selected item is in. There are very few loot categories encompassing all loot in DayZ. Some of these loot categories include Weapons, Clothes, Tools and Explosives. Only one loot category is on each piece of loot in DayZ.
A score relative to the easiest piece of loot to aquire and the selected piece of loot to aquire. Score goes from 0 to 100(the lower the rarer). An average of all loot in DayZ is then used to give the loot a rank(Extremely Rare, Rare, Slightly Rare, Uncommon, Average, Common, Very Common and Extremely Common). This scoring system should only be used to quickly assess the rarity of an item, and may not always be accurate.
|[Maximum Per Server]:
The maximum number of this loot found on a vanilla DayZ server(not modded).
|[Minimum Per Server]:
The minimum number of this loot found on a vanilla DayZ server(not modded).
The Loot Tags that are assigned to the current piece of loot. Loot Tags are assigned to buildings/structures, these are highlighted in yellow on the loot map above.
Some loot is restricted to certain areas or tiers. This can reduce the number of spawn points the selected item can spawn at and/or limit the loot to certain areas. The higher the tier, the rare the loot tends to be. However, some restrictions don't include tiers, such as limiting spawns to heli crash sites, dynamic trains and unique areas.
How long after spawning the piece of loot will disappear. Picking up and/or interacting the piece of loot will reset this timer. Raised Flag Poles can be used to reset these times too.
Amount shows the quantity that item can come with. This can be a standard number or a percentage. For example, an Amount of 10-40 on an Ammo loot item means it can spawn with between 10 and 40 rounds. However, on the Water Bottle, the Amount is 20-70, which is between 20 and 70 percentage instead. Note: If the Amount value is above the maximum value of ammo/percenatge, it means it will spawn with the maximum value possible everytime.
The Loot Map displays the locations the selected item spawns in yellow. This is based on the Loot Tags assigned to that item and any Restrictions that item may have. Loot Maps for Loot Tags are manually created and may not always be accuracte or complete.
The search box searches the database live for items that match your query, but it also tries to match the category and loot tags of items too. For example, "weapons" shows all items with the "Weapons" category tag in DayZ, while "military" shows all items with the "Military" loot location in DayZ.
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