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|Category||Weapons > Blunt Melee|
|Repairable With||Weapon Cleaning Kit|
|Melee Range||1.0m m|
|Swing Time||0.5 sec secs.|
|Location||Civilian, Military East, Military West|
“A weapon used in hand-to-hand combat. Brass knuckles are pieces of metal shaped to fit around the knuckles. Designed to preserve and concentrate a punch's force by directing it toward a harder and smaller contact area, they result in increased tissue disruption, including an increased likelihood of fracturing the victim's bones on impact. — In-game description
Brass Knuckles are a type of blunt melee weapon in DayZ Standalone. Although they do little actual damage compared to blade weapons, it usually only takes one hit to the head to knock a player unconscious, even if they are wearing head protection. These only take up one slot in a player's inventory, and are quite hard to see when equipped in a player's hands, making them extremely useful when you are being robbed or need to neutralize a player without killing them.
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- Brass knuckles were popular with gangsters and street fighters during the 1920's.
- Brass Knuckles are also known as "poing américain" (French for Lit. American fist), "puño americano" (Spanish for American fist), "knogjärn" (Swedish for Knuckle iron) and "Nyrkkirauta" (Finnish for Fist iron) .
- Many combination weapons have been made featuring Brass Knuckles, Including the Infamous U.S 1918 Trench Knife and French "Apache" Revolvers.