|Rarity Score:||46 (Common)|
|Maximum Per Server:||60|
|Minimum Per Server:||40|
|Loot Location:||Town, Village & Hunting|
|Despawns:||4 hours after spawning|
|Amount(% or #):||10 to 90|
|Show Matchbox on Livonia
|Other loot: Alarm Clock Green, Binoculars, Heatpack, Can Opener, Hacksaw, Wrench, Leather Sewing Kit, Hand Saw, Weapon Cleaning Kit, Barrel Yellow, Alarm Clock Blue & Lockpick|
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:Dry Bag Black, Jumpsuit Jacket Gray, Flaregun, Raincoat Green, Waterproof Bag Yellow, Sea Chest, Waterproof Bag Green, Ammo Flare Blue, Dry Bag Blue & Raincoat Pink
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, AKM(KAM), ASVAL, AK Suppressor, M4 Suppressor, Mag AK74 45 Rnd, Starlight Optic, VSS, Mag CMAG 40 Rnd & Ammo 40mm Chemgas
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: Zucchini, Combination Lock, Tomato Seeds Pack, Burlap Sack, Headtorch Grey, Hatchet, Zmijovka Cap Green, Pipe Wrench, Wellies Green & Izh18(BK12) Shotgun
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 Yellow, Firefighters Helmet Red, Gas Mask Filter, NBC Pants Yellow, Firefighters Helmet White, Firefighter Jacket Beige, Firefighters Pants Beige, NBC Hood Yellow, NBC Jacket Yellow & Personal Radio
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: Weapon Cleaning Kit, Matchbox, Tripod(Cooking Tripod), Portable Gas Stove, Hunter Pants Winter, GPS Receiver, Boonie Hat Flecktran, Hunting Jacket Winter, Binoculars & 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: Medieval Boots, Chestplate, Chainmail Coif, Chainmail Leggings, Chainmail, Sword, Mace & 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: Rangefinder, Gunter Door 1 2 Red Rust, Welding Mask, Lug Wrench, Sedan Doors Back Left Black Rust, M3 S(V3 S)Truck Wheel, Glow Plug, Sea Chest, M3 S(V3 S)Truck Hood Orange Rust & Truck Battery(M3 S/V3 S Battery)
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: Eye Mask Blue, Eye Mask Black, Zagorky Peanuts, Cat Food Can, Zagorky, Eye Mask Red, Party Tent Lunapark, Salty Sticks, Hip Pack Party & Honey
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: Surgical Mask, Tetracycline Antibiotics, Ammo Flare, Painkiller(Codeine Pills) Tablets, Medical Scrubs Pants Blue, Niosh Face Mask(Dust Mask), NBC Gloves Yellow, Paramedic Pants Crimson, Saline Bag & Thermometer
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: Camo Net, Tortilla Bag(Combat Backpack) , Flash Grenade, M4 RIS Handguard(Rail), Mag AKM Drum 75 Rnd, AK74 Handguard, Military Boots(Assault Boots) Brown, AK Plastic(Polymer)Handguard, NBC Pants Gray & Kobra Optic(Kobra Sights)
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 Hunterz, Spaghetti Can, Flag Rooster, Flag Dayz, Flag Wolf, Sport Glasses Green, Flag Cannibals, Flag Chernarus, Flag TEC & Map(Map for Chernarus)
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: Aviator Glasses, Ammo Box 12ga Slug 10 Rnd, Ammo Flare, Police Jacket, Police Jacket Orel, CZ75, Police Pants, Press Vest(Ballistic Vest) Light Blue, Ammo 12ga Pellets & Ammo Box 9x19(9mm) 25rnd
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: Handcuffs, Scout(Pioneer) , Prison Uniform Pants, Prison Uniform Jacket, Handcuff Keys, Prisoner Cap & 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: Sneakers Gray, Sport Glasses Black, Flag Hunterz, Pork Can, Mini Dress Green Checker, Athletic Shoes Blue, Sport Glasses Orange, Sneakers Black, Flag Baby Deer & Powdered Milk
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: Bandana Polka Pattern, Unknown Food Can, Mini Dress Pink Checker, Jogging Shoes Violet, Brass Knuckles Shiny, Alarm Clock Green, Athletic Shoes Green, Wool Coat Green, Party Tent Brown & Man Suit Khaki
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: Zmijovka Cap Blue, Disinfectant Spray, Beanie Hat Pink, Headtorch Black, Taloon Bag Blue, Track Suit Jacket Light Blue, Breeches Black, Track Suit Jacket Black, TShirt Green & Raincoat Pink
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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