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 Orange, Dry Bag Red, Raincoat Red, Ammo Flare, Raincoat Orange, Waterproof Bag Orange, Fishing Rod, Waterproof Bag Green, Raincoat Black & Flaregun
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:ASVAL, Mag AK74 45 Rnd, AKM(KAM), Kazuar Optic(1 PN51 Scope) , Anti Chem Injector, Starlight Optic, AK Suppressor, M4 A1, 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: Cowboy Hat Black, Barrel Green, Wood Axe, Combination Lock 4, Jumpsuit Pants Green, Ammo 357, Sea Chest, M3 S(V3 S)Truck Door 2 1 Orange Rust, Potato Seed & Jumpsuit Pants Grey
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 Pants Black, Flaregun, NBC Boots Yellow, Ammo Flare Green, Firefighters Helmet Yellow, Firefighter Jacket Black, NBC Hood Yellow, NBC Gloves Yellow, Ammo Flare Red & Gas Mask Filter
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: Hunter Pants Summer, Hunting Vest, Medium Gas Canister, Large Gas Canister, Sea Chest, Fange Knife, Zagorky Peanuts, Hunter Pants Winter, Purification Tablets & Cowboy Hat 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: Mace, Sword, Medieval Boots, Great Helm, Chainmail Coif, Chainmail, Chainmail Leggings & Chestplate
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: Barbed Wire, Working Boots Beige, M3 S(V3 S)Truck Door 1 1 Blue Rust, Crowbar, Sarka Door 2 1 Grey Rust, Construction Helmet Orange, Battery 9 Volts(Small), Lada Trunk Green Rust, Gunter Door 1 2 Blue Rust & Spark Plug
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: Cat Food Can, Zagorky, Eye Mask Red, Zagorky Peanuts, Eye Mask Black, Mime Mask Male, Oriental Machete, Fireworks Launcher, Pipe Wrench & Mime Mask Female
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: Nurse Dress Blue, Medical Scrubs Hat Blue, Charcoal Tablets, Airborne Mask(NBC Respirator) , Paramedic Jacket Blue, NBC Gloves Yellow, Surgical Mask, Medical Scrubs Pants Blue, Surgical Gloves White & Medical Scrubs Hat Green
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: AK74, PSO1 Optic, AK Folding(Lightweight)Buttstock, GP5 Gas Mask, Ghillie Top Mossy, Mag AKM 30 Rnd, Rangefinder, Binoculars, Mag VSS 10 Rnd & Mag FAL 20 Rnd(LAR)
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: Pate, Flag CHEL, Flag Pirates, Alarm Clock Green, Flag Baby Deer, Flag CDF, Flag Wolf, Flag TEC, Flag Chernarus & Zagorky Peanuts
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: Mag CZ61(Skorpion) 20 Rnd, RDG2 Smoke Grenade Black, Wool Gloves Fingerless Black, Police Vest(Stab Vest) , RDG2 Smoke Grenade White, Handcuffs, OMNO Gloves(Combat) Brown, OMNO Gloves(Combat) Gray, Mp133 Shotgun(BK133) & Wool Gloves 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: Unknown Food Can, Prison Uniform Pants, Handcuff Keys, Scout(Pioneer) , Prison Uniform Jacket, Prisoner Cap & 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: Athletic Shoes Green, Flag Wolf, Sport Glasses Green, Child Bag Blue, Peaches Can, Athletic Shoes Grey, Flag UEC, Chernarus Sport Shirt, Flag Cannibals & Flag Dayz
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: Dress Shoes Black, Skate Helmet Gray, Hoodie Red, Military Boots(Assault Boots) Bluerock, Short Jeans Blue, Short Jeans Green, Party Tent, Athletic Shoes Brown, Dirt Bike Helmet Police & Xmas Lights
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: Chemlight Yellow, Canvas Pants Midi Grey, Balaclava 3 Holes Green, Hoodie Black, Mini Dress Brown Checker, Moto Helmet Red, Canvas Pants Midi Red, Baseball Cap Blue, Track Suit Pants Light Blue & Small Gas Canister
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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