|Maximum Per Server:
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|Town, Village & Hunting
|4 hours after spawning
|Show Matchbox on Livonia
|Other loot: Alarm Clock Blue, Sewing Kit, Chemlight Yellow, Petrol Lighter, Barrel Green, Glow Plug, Lockpick, Leather Sewing Kit, Duct Tape, Remote Detonator, Chemlight Red & Kitchen Timer
Matchbox: In DayZ, a matchbox is a tool used to start fires. It includes a number of matches that can be used to start a fire for cooking, keeping warm, or signaling. Due to the necessity of fire for survival in DayZ, it is a useful tool for players. Up to 100 matches can be found in box.
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 Pink, Dry Bag Yellow, Waterproof Bag Yellow, Flaregun, Ammo Flare Green, Dry Bag Orange, Dry Bag Green, Jumpsuit Jacket Green, Hook & Dry Bag Blue
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:Mag AK74 45 Rnd, AUG(AUR AX), SVD(VSD) , M4 Suppressor, M4 A1, AKM(KAM), Starlight Optic, Kazuar Optic(1 PN51 Scope) , Ammo 40mm Chemgas & 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: Potato Seed, Tripod(Cooking Tripod), Radar Cap Red, Hand Saw, Hatchet, M3 S(V3 S)Truck Door 1 1 Green Rust, M3 S(V3 S)Truck Wheel, M3 S(V3 S)Truck Door 1 1 Orange Rust, Wellies Brown & Barrel Yellow
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: Ammo Flare Blue, Firefighter Jacket Beige, Gas Mask Filter, Firefighters Pants Beige, Flaregun, Firefighters Helmet Red, NBC Gloves Yellow, Personal Radio, Firefighters Helmet Yellow & Ammo Flare
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 762x39, Medium Tent Green, Ammo Box 12ga Slug 10 Rnd, Zagorky Peanuts, Hunter Pants Brown, Weapon Cleaning Kit, Compass, Ammo 762x54, Purification Tablets & Longhorn
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: Mace, Chainmail Coif, Chestplate, Medieval Boots, Chainmail, Sword, Chainmail Leggings & Great Helm
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: Jumpsuit Jacket Red, Pipe, Car Battery, Radar Cap Blue, Sedan Doors Back Right White Rust, Sarka Hood Grey Rust, Burlap Sack, Working Gloves Yellow, Lada Hood White Rust & Sport Glasses Orange
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: Party Tent Lunapark, Salty Sticks, Eye Mask Yellow, Crackers, Honey, Pipe Wrench, Cat Food Can, Chips, Mime Mask Female & Eye Mask Black
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: Purification Tablets, Epinephrine, Blood Test Kit, Paramedic Pants Green, Ammo Flare Green, Blood Bag Empty, Paramedic Pants Crimson, Ammo Flare Red, Medical Scrubs Hat Green & Surgical Mask
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: Ammo Box 545x39 Tracer 20 Rnd, Ammo 762x54 Tracer, Combat Boots Brown, Alice Bag(Field Backpack) Black, Assault Bag Black, Military Beret NZ, Flaregun, Tactical Gloves Black, Mag FNX45(FX) 15 Rnd & Base Radio(Transceiver)
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 White, Flag CHEL, Flag Rooster, Flag Chedaki, Flag RSTA, Flag CDF, Sport Glasses Orange, Sport Glasses Black, Zagorky & Alarm Clock Green
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 Pellets, Handcuffs, Glock(Mlock) 19, Ammo Flare Green, RDG2 Smoke Grenade White, Ammo Box 12ga Rubber Slug 10 Rnd, Mag CZ75 15 Rnd, Mp133 Shotgun(BK133) , Police Vest(Stab Vest) & Wool Gloves Fingerless 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) , Prison Uniform Jacket, Prisoner Cap, Prison Uniform Pants, Unknown Food Can, Handcuff Keys & 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: Chips, Flag Cannibals, Sneakers Green, Pork Can, Mini Dress Green Checker, Sneakers White, Powdered Milk, Sport Glasses Orange, Flag UEC & Flag Bohemia
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: Shirt Red Check, Sport Glasses Black, Brass Knuckles Shiny, Cleaver, Party Tent Blue, Flat Cap Brown, Izh18(BK12) Shotgun, Unknown Food Can, Breeches Red & Slingbag Gray
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: Peaches Can, Quilted Jacket Red, Dirt Bike Helmet Visor, Beanie Hat Red, Wool Gloves Tan, Rice, Sport Glasses Green, Chemlight Red, Steak Knife & Balaclava Mask Beige
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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