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Ammunition in DayZ Standalone refers any item or collection of items that may be used with/in a weapon or firearm, this usually refers to cartridges, projectiles, explosives or anything used in similar nature that may cause damage or injury to one's self or others.

Firearms only accept certain calibers (or sizes) of ammunition. A firearms caliber is determined by the barrel diameter which the firearm is chambered in. Different types of ammunition can be found throughout DayZ, typically inside various buildings and commonly found inside military installations. They may be found as boxed or loose ammunition, or in loaded Magazines.

Firearm cartridges[edit | edit source]

Ammunition Box Description Magazine(s) / Clip(s) Weapon(s)
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.22 Round(s)
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.22 50 Rounds
"Low calibre cartridge widely used for recreational shooting, firearms training, small-game hunting and pest control."
— In-game description
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.380 Auto Round(s)
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.380 Auto 35 Rounds
".380 Auto pistol cartridge developed by John Browning and introduced in 1908. Other names for .380 Auto include .380ACP, 9mm Browning, 9mm Kurtz, and 9x17mm."
— In-game description
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9mm Round(s)
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9mm 25 Rounds
"9x19mm parabellum pistol cartridge developed in 1906 by Georg Luger."
— In-game description
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.45ACP Round(s)
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.45ACP 25 Rounds
"A pistol cartridge designed by John Browning in 1904, for use in his prototype Colt semi-automatic .45 pistol and eventually the M1911 pistol adopted by the United States Army."
— In-game description
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.357 Round(s)
.357 20 Rounds
"A common revolver cartridge favored for its stopping power."
— In-game description
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5.45mm Round(s)
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5.45mm 20 Rounds
"Assault rifle cartridge developed in Soviet union."
— In-game description
5.56mm Round(s)
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5.56mm 20 Rounds
"A rifle cartridge developed in the United States and originally used in the M16 rifle. It is derived from the .223 Remington cartridge."
— In-game description
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7.62x39mm Round(s)
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7.62x39mm 20 Rounds
"Military rifle cartridge designed during World War II."
— In-game description
.308 Winchester Round(s)
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.308 Winchester 20 Rounds
"The .308 Winchester was introduced in 1952. Winchester branded the cartridge and introduced it to commercial hunting market as the .308 Winchester."
— In-game description
7.62x54mmR Round(s)
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7.62x54mmR 20 Rounds
"High powered cartridge used in various firearms of soviet origin."
— In-game description
12 Gauge Buckshot
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12 Gauge 10 Rounds Buckshot
"12 gauge, 00 buck shell that holds 9 pellets. The most commonly produced buckshot shell."
— In-game description
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SP-6 Rounds
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SP-6 20 Rounds
"9x39mm subsonic sniper rifle cartridge with hardened armor piercing core."
— In-game description

Non-firearm projectiles[edit | edit source]

Ammunition Description Magazine(s) / Clip(s) Weapon(s)
Crossbow bolt(s)
"Short type of arrow designed for crossbow"
— In-game description
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Composite Arrow
"Top grade composite arrow."
— In-game description


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Improvised Arrow
"Carefully crafted arrow made out of chicken feather and stick."
— In-game description


Bone Arrow
"Carefully crafted arrow made out of chicken feather, stick and boned head."
— In-game description


Planned Ammunition[edit | edit source]

Note: Items found in the game files are mostly WIP and some may not end up ingame.


See also[edit | edit source]