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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 un-boxed ammunition, in magazines, or sometimes inside Ammunition Boxes.

[edit] Handgun Ammunition

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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.357 Round(s)
.357 20 Rounds
"A common revolver cartridge favored for its stopping power."
— 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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9mm Round(s)
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9mm 25 Rounds
"9x19mm parabellum pistol cartridge developed in 1906 by Georg Luger."
— In-game description

[edit] Shotgun Ammunition

Ammunition Box Description Magazine(s) / Clip(s) Weapon(s)
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
12 Gauge Slug
"A heavy lead projectile without a plastic tip, intended for use in a shotgun and often used for hunting large game."
— In-game description


[edit] Rifle Ammunition

Ammunition Box Description Magazine(s) / Clip(s) Weapon(s)
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
7.62x51mm Round(s)
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7.62x51mm 20 Rounds
"High powered cartridge used in various firearms of soviet origin."
— In-game description