DayZ Loot Finder Tool

Roadflare Locations Chernarus

Category: Tools
Rarity Score: 31 (Average)
Maximum Per Server: 40
Minimum Per Server: 26
Loot Location: Military & Police
Restrictions: Tier2, Tier3 & Tier4
Despawns: 4 hours after spawning
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Other loot: Fireworks Launcher, Chemlight Blue, Sewing Kit, Weapon Cleaning Kit, Leather Sewing Kit, Glow Plug & Lockpick

Roadflare: In DayZ, roadflares are a crucial asset for players in dark environments. They are disposable items that, when turned on, emit a bright red light to aid signal for assistance and help. In order to help the player stay safe, they can also be utilized to illuminate shadowy locations. Players can stay safe and assist other players in the game by using these flares. Roadflares in DayZ cannot be switch on then off, so it's a one time use item.

About DayZ Loot

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 Area 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:Ammo Flare, Waterproof Bag Green, Raincoat Yellow, Ammo Flare Green, Raincoat Orange, Raincoat Blue, Raincoat Red, Dry Bag Orange, Jumpsuit Jacket Blue & Dry Bag Green

All Coast Loot
Contaminated Area:
ContaminatedArea Loot Area 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:SVD(VSD) , AKM(KAM), AUG(AUR AX), Mag CMAG 40 Rnd, Mag AK74 45 Rnd, Ammo 40mm Chemgas, AK Suppressor, M4 Suppressor, Anti Chem Injector & Starlight Optic

All Contaminated Area Loot
Farm Loot Area 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: Nail Box, Zucchini Seeds Pack, Cowboy Hat Brown, Working Gloves Beige, Ammo 12ga Slug, Barrel Blue, Fabric(Tarp), Zucchini, Cargo Pants Blue & Working Gloves Black

All Farm Loot
Firefighter Loot Area 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: Firefighter Jacket Black, Ammo Flare Red, Gas Mask Filter, Personal Radio, Firefighters Helmet Yellow, NBC Pants Yellow, Flaregun, Ammo Flare, Firefighters Helmet Red & Ammo Flare Green

All Firefighter Loot
Hunting Loot Area 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: Hunter Pants Winter, Ammo 12ga Pellets, Medium Tent Green, Sea Chest, Portable Gas Stove, B95(Blaze) , Hunting Jacket Spring, Mosin9130, Mag CZ550(CR550 Savanna) 10 Rnd & Headtorch Grey

All Hunting Loot
Historical Loot Area 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, Sword, Chainmail, Chainmail Coif, Medieval Boots, Mace, Chainmail Leggings & Great Helm

All Historical Loot
Industrial Loot Area 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 Trunk White Rust, Electronic Repair Kit, Sedan Doors Driver Wine Rust, Lada Doors Driver Blue Rust, Chemlight Yellow, Gunter Door 1 1 Blue Rust, Chemlight Red, Working Gloves Brown, Sarka Door 1 1 Grey Rust & Balaclava Mask Blue

All Industrial Loot
Lunapark Loot Area 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: Cat Food Can, Zagorky Peanuts, Mime Mask Female, Salty Sticks, Crackers, Hip Pack Party, Eye Mask Red, Fireworks Launcher, Eye Mask Blue & Mime Mask Male

All Lunapark Loot
Medic Loot Area 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, NBC Jacket Yellow, Surgical Gloves Green, Blood Test Kit, Airborne Mask(NBC Respirator) , Paramedic Pants Blue, Painkiller(Codeine Pills) Tablets, Medical Scrubs Shirt Green, Paramedic Jacket Blue & Tetracycline Antibiotics

All Medic Loot
Military Loot Area 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 Plastic(Polymer)Buttstock, Boonie Hat Dubok, Boonie Hat Navy Blue, Mag STANAG 60 Rnd, Plate Carrier Vest, Mag MP5(SG5-K) 30 Rnd, Ballistic Helmet Green, Plate Carrier Holster Camo, Ammo 545x39 & Mag Saiga(Vaiga) 5 Rnd

All Military Loot
Office Loot Area 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 Zenit, Flag UEC, Flag Hunterz, Sport Glasses Blue, Flag Bohemia, Flag NAPA, Zagorky, Flag Cannibals, Sport Glasses Black & Zagorky Peanuts

All Office Loot
Police Loot Area 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: Personal Radio, Wool Gloves Fingerless Black, Police Jacket Orel, ACOG Optic(ATOG) 6x, Balaclava Mask Black, Pistol Suppressor, Mp133 Shotgun(BK133) , Ammo 12ga Pellets, Flaregun & Weapon Cleaning Kit

All Police Loot
Prison Loot Area 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: Prisoner Cap, Unknown Food Can, Prison Uniform Jacket, Handcuffs, Scout(Pioneer) , Prison Uniform Pants & Handcuff Keys

All Prison Loot
School Loot Area 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 Green, Flag RSTA, Chips, Salty Sticks, Chernarus Sport Shirt, Flag Dayz, Marmalade, Crackers, Mini Dress Red Checker & Sneakers Black

All School Loot
Town Loot Area 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: Dark Moto Helmet White, Slingbag Gray, Sweater Red, Boonie Hat Tan, Jeans Blue, Tuna Can, Woman Suit Beige, Flat Cap Black, Wool Coat Blue & Jogging Shoes White

All Town Loot
Village Loot Area 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 Blue, Canvas Bag Olive, TShirt Black, Bomber Jacket Grey, Dark Moto Helmet Red, Dog Food Can, Bomber Jacket Maroon, Chemlight Yellow, Ammo 12ga Pellets & Moto Helmet Green

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.
[Rarity Score]:
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).
[Loot Location]:
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.
[Loot Map]:
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.
[Search Box]:
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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