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Sword

The Sword, a new melee weapon recently added in DayZ patch 0.52 is a formidable weapon with damage comparable to the Splitting Axe, yet it has a much longer range. The Spawn Rate of the Sword in DayZ is pretty low, and it currently only spawns at one of the few castles that you can…

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Cleaver

The Cleaver is was recently added in DayZ patch 0.52. It’s very much comparable to the Machete with a fairly short range and moderate damage. It’s larger than the other knifes and can also be used to open tins, chop kindling, skin & gut animals and more. It can be used for various crafting recipes including the Improvised Short…

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DayZ Standalone: Combat Knife

Hunting Knife

The Hunting Knife was introduced in DayZ Patch 0.52. It’s very much comparable to the combat knife, with short range and fairly low damage, although it’s very useful due to the fact that it is small, easily concealable, it can open tins, chop kindling, skin & gut animals and more. It can be used for…

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Chainsaw

The Chainsaw was confirmed a long time ago, even featuring in the official trailer on Steam, but it has been sidelined since then due to technical issues. The good news is that these issues seem to have been dealt with and the Chainsaw is now officially in DayZ. The Chainsaw can be stored in your…

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Brass Knukles

Brass Knuckles are a recent addition to DayZ Standalone’s experimental 0.50 patch. They are a lightweight, easy-to-use solution for inflicting extra damage with your fists. Where To Find: Brass Knuckles are primarily found in residential locations. The main residential buildings with weapon spawns include but are not limited to the office/school buildings, the TEC buildings,…

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DayZ Standalone: Stun Baton

Stun Baton

The Stun Baton is a new non-lethal weapon in DayZ Standalone. Attaching a battery allows you to deliver a strong electric shock to a player, doing a small amount of damage but it has the ability to disarm your opponent – making them drop their weapon to the ground. The Stun Baton is the fastest…

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DayZ Standalone: Electric Cattleprod

Electric Cattle Prod

The Electric Cattle Prod is a new non-lethal weapon in DayZ Standalone. Attaching a battery allows you to deliver a strong electric shock to a player, doing a small amount of damage but it has the ability to disarm your opponent – making them drop their weapon to the ground.

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DayZ Standalone: Telescropic Baton

Telescopic Baton

The Telescopic Baton is a new addition to DayZ Standalone. It’s a police-style baton – normally made from solid steel which makes a great impact weapon. The damage of this weapon is currently comparable to the baseball bat. It is a fairly powerful weapon which can be concealed easily due to it’s small inventory size….

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DayZ Standalone: Machete

Machete

The Machete is a recent addition to the game. The length of this machete means it’s reach is a little longer than that of the combat knife but from tests so far, it seems the power of this weapon is considerably lower than you would think. We would expect the machete to be at least…

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DayZ Standalone: Combat Knife

Combat Knife

The Combat Knife is a recent addition to the game. The length of this knife means it has a very short range however it’s use in combat seems to be comparable at least to the splitting axe. Further tests are needed before we can properly judge where the combat knife sits in terms of damage….

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DayZ Standalone: Firefighters Axe

Firefighters Axe

The Firefighter Axe is the most powerful melee weapon in DayZ. The pick-shaped pointed poll ensures maximum damage on striking both zombies or players. Aiming for the head will frequently land as a knock-out blow and cause sever bleeding. Where To Find: The Firefighter Axe is primarily found in residential locations. The main residential buildings with…

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DayZ Standalone: Splitting Axe

Splitting Axe

The Splitting Axe, named for its ability at cutting and striking wood is a powerful weapon in DayZ, coming second only to the Fire Axe. Aiming for the head increases your chances of striking a knock-out blow and a few more hits to the head or body will ensure maximum carnage for your zombie or…

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DayZ Standalone: Baseball Bat

Baseball Bat

The Baseball Bat is a more common, less effective melee weapon within DayZ. It can be decent for scoring knock-out blows to the head but it’s lack of ‘stab’ means it will cause minimal bleeding and take a longer time to beat a zombie or a player to death. Where To Find: The Baseball Bat is…

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