| Fishing Rod
|Maximum Per Server:
|Minimum Per Server:
|4 hours after spawning
|Show Fishing Rod on Livonia
|Other loot: Hook
Fishing Rod: Players in DayZ can benefit from using the fishing rod. Fish are caught using it in the nearby lakes and rivers and even the sea. It is made from rope and a long wooden stick, but can be found in loot spawns as a more improved fishing rod too. After using bait and a hook to draw in fish, the player automatically brings the fish or item in. When hunting is difficult to come by, the fishing rod is a great tool to have on hand, but it does degrade with each use in DayZ.
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:Dry Bag Green, Flaregun, Waterproof Bag Green, Ammo Flare, Raincoat Red, Ammo Flare Blue, Dry Bag Blue, Raincoat Blue, Boonie Hat Navy Blue & Hook
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:M4 A1, Anti Chem Injector, AUG(AUR AX), Kazuar Optic(1 PN51 Scope) , Mag AK74 45 Rnd, SVD(VSD) , Mag CMAG 40 Rnd, Ammo 40mm Chemgas, AKM(KAM) & Starlight Optic
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: Hacksaw, Zucchini, Jumpsuit Pants Green, Sea Chest, M3 S(V3 S)Truck Door 2 1 Orange Rust, Wood Axe, Radar Cap Green, Radar Cap Red, Wellies Green & Cargo Pants Grey
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: Flaregun, NBC Boots Yellow, Firefighter Jacket Black, Ammo Flare Green, Firefighter Jacket Beige, NBC Hood Yellow, Gas Mask Filter, Firefighter Axe, NBC Pants Yellow & Firefighters Pants Black
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: Cowboy Hat Brown, Hunting Jacket Brown, Padded Gloves Threat, Medium Gas Canister, Army Pouch Green, Hunting Jacket Spring, Hunting Bag, Purification Tablets, Ammo Box 308 Win 20 Rnd & Headtorch Black
All Hunting Loot
Historical loot is only found where castles are on the map. While most castles are in ruins in DayZ, the Historical loot tag is not applied to ruins. Historical loot includes medieval gear such as chainmail gear and the mace melee weapon. Tall castle towers and castle gate houses are the most common place to find Historical loot in DayZ.
Some items with the Historical loot tag: Chestplate, Chainmail Leggings, Chainmail, Mace, Sword, Medieval Boots, Great Helm & Chainmail Coif
All Historical 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: Sedan Doors Driver Wine Rust, Sarka Door 2 2 Grey Rust, Sport Glasses Blue, Spotlight, Sarka Trunk Red Rust, M3 S(V3 S)Truck Door 1 1 Blue Rust, Sarka Door 2 1 Grey Rust, Chemlight Red, Sedan Trunk Wine Rust & M3 S(V3 S)Truck Door 1 1 Orange Rust
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: Salty Sticks, Eye Mask Yellow, Dog Food Can, Hip Pack Party, Crackers, Eye Mask Red, Mime Mask Female, Eye Mask Black, Fireworks Launcher & Eye Mask Blue
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: Canvas Bag Medical, Medical Scrubs Shirt Blue, NBC Jacket Yellow, NBC Hood Yellow, Ammo Flare Red, Iodine Tincture, NBC Gloves Yellow, NBC Pants Yellow, NBC Boots Yellow & Blood Bag Empty
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: Mag FAL 20 Rnd(LAR) , Tactical Shirt Black, Mag FAMAS(LE MAS) 25 Rnd, Ghillie Top Mossy, TTSKO Pants, Mag FNX45(FX) 15 Rnd, Ammo Box 308 Win Tracer 20 Rnd, AK101, Ammo Box 762x54 Tracer 20 Rnd & PSO11 Optic
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: Flag UEC, Flag NAPA, Flag Baby Deer, Flag TEC, Flag Pirates, Flag Chedaki, Zagorky, Flag Cannibals, Flag Chernarus & Alarm Clock Red
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: Ammo Flare Red, Balaclava Mask Black, Ammo Flare, Wool Gloves Fingerless Black, Flaregun, Police Jacket Orel, ACOG Optic(ATOG) 6x, Ammo Flare Green, Ammo Box 12ga Rubber Slug 10 Rnd & Press Vest(Ballistic Vest) Light Blue
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: Prison Uniform Pants, Prisoner Cap, Handcuff Keys, Scout(Pioneer) , Unknown Food Can, Prison Uniform Jacket & Handcuffs
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 Blue, Peaches Can, Flag Pirates, Dog Food Can, Flag Snake, Flag Dayz, Pate, Honey, Zagorky Peanuts & Pajka
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: Jeans Green, Woman Suit Brown, Athletic Shoes Grey, Powdered Milk, Xmas Lights, Hiking Boots Brown, Meat Tenderizer, Kukri Knife, Pork Can & Party Tent Brown
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: Can Opener, Quilted Jacket Orange, Screwdriver, Radar Cap Red, Chemlight Blue, Leather Sewing Kit, Ammo 9x19(9mm) , Moto Helmet Grey, Hiking Boots Low Grey & Wool Coat Red
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.
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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