"Simple breech loaded signal pistol. Launching flares at long distances, it can be a handy tool for communication, orientation, or just illumination. Uses flare cartridges. "
|Rarity Score:||19 (Uncommon)|
|Maximum Per Server:||25|
|Minimum Per Server:||10|
|Loot Location:||Military, Police, Medic, Firefighter & Coast|
|Despawns:||4 hours after spawning|
|Show Flaregun on Livonia
|Other loot: Longhorn, ASVAL, Magnum(Revolver) , Deagle, M4 A1, Mosin9130, Scout(Pioneer) Chernarus, AK101, Derringer Pink, Derringer Grey, M16 A2 & CZ550(CR550 Savanna)|
Flaregun: Otherwise known as the Signal Pistol, the Flare Gun is a non-lethal weapon that is only used for firing a flare cartridge into the air to light up an area. In DayZ, a flaregun is a useful item that you can use to signal for assistance or inform other players of your location. The signal gun is used in a variety of circumstances and has one flare round loaded. It can be used to alert other players when you are at a safe location or have located a good loot spot, or to signal for assistance when you are lost or in danger. An effective tool for survival, flareguns can repel potential assailants just by their sight as the signal pistol looks like a gun 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:Raincoat Red, Netting, Jumpsuit Jacket Green, Jumpsuit Jacket Red, Raincoat Pink, Hook, Raincoat Yellow, Waterproof Bag Green, Dry Bag Yellow & Jumpsuit Jacket Gray
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 A1, Starlight Optic, ASVAL, M4 Suppressor, Kazuar Optic(1 PN51 Scope) , AK Suppressor, Mag AK74 45 Rnd & Mag CMAG 40 Rnd
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: Pitchfork, Cargo Pants Grey, Whetstone(Sharpening Stone) , Honey, Wood Axe, Zmijovka Cap Black, Repeater, Ammo 12ga Slug, Wrench & Wool Gloves Fingerless White
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: NBC Boots Yellow, Firefighters Pants Black, Ammo Flare Red, Flaregun, Personal Radio, NBC Pants Yellow, Ammo Flare Blue, Firefighters Helmet Yellow, Firefighters Pants Beige & Firefighter Jacket 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: Ammo Box 308 Win 20 Rnd, Ammo Box 00buck 10rnd, Sweater Green, Weapon Cleaning Kit, Canteen, Headtorch Grey, Mag CZ550(CR550 Savanna) 10 Rnd, Ammo Hunting Bolt, Pistol Optic & Medium Tent Green
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: Great Helm, Medieval Boots, Chainmail Coif, Mace, Chainmail Leggings, Chestplate, Sword & Chainmail
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: Radar Cap Blue, Spotlight, Jumpsuit Jacket Red, Sarka Door 1 2 Red Rust, Lada Doors Driver Blue Rust, Sedan Hood White Rust, Lada Doors Driver White Rust, Sedan Trunk White Rust, Rope & Dark Moto Helmet Blue
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: Dog Food Can, Eye Mask Yellow, Hip Pack Party, Zagorky Peanuts, Party Tent Lunapark, Cat Food Can, Oriental Machete, Eye Mask Blue, Chips & Crackers
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: Disinfectant Spray, Purification Tablets, Niosh Face Mask(Dust Mask), Paramedic Jacket Crimson, Surgical Gloves White, Paramedic Pants Crimson, Iodine Tincture, Blood Test Kit, 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: AK Rail Handguard, AUG(AUR AX), Mag AKM 30 Rnd, M67 Grenade(American), OMNO Gloves(Combat) Gray, Ghillie Top Mossy, M4 MP Buttstock, NBC Jacket Gray, Ammo 762x39 Tracer & MP5(SG5-K) Plastic(Polymer)Handguard
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: Zagorky, Flag Bohemia, Pajka, Flag TEC, Flag CHEL, Alarm Clock Red, Flag Chernarus, Flag Wolf, Alarm Clock Green & Brisket Spread
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 12ga Slug, Personal Radio, Police Vest(Stab Vest) , CZ75, Megaphone, Weapon Cleaning Kit, Press Vest(Ballistic Vest) Light Blue, Universal Light, Ammo 12ga Pellets & Ammo Flare
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) , Handcuffs, Handcuff Keys, Prisoner Cap, Prison Uniform Jacket, Prison Uniform Pants & Unknown Food Can
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: Sport Glasses Black, Powdered Milk, Chips, Flag Bohemia, Flag NAPA, Flag CHEL, Flag White, Salty Sticks, Athletic Shoes Brown & Flag CMC
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: Track Suit Jacket Blue, Zmijovka Cap Brown, Hiking Boots Low Black, Civilian Belt, Can Opener, Mag Ruger1022(Sporter 22) 15 Rnd, Powdered Milk, Party Tent Brown, Hiking Jacket Blue & Sweater Red
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: Boonie Hat Black, Ammo 9x19(9mm) , Pliers, Taloon Bag Orange, Mini Dress Green Checker, Duffel Bag Small Green, Sweater Blue, Balaclava Mask Pink, Farming Hoe & Medium Tent
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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