- This page covers the Standalone version of DayZ. For information on the Mod see Mod:Loot
Loot refers to items that can be found and used by the player in most enterable buildings in DayZ, buildings such as houses, hospitals and barns. Players can pick up and store loot in their inventory (Default: Tab), backpacks, chest holsters, special containers and in various pouched or pocketed clothing. Loot must be within reach of a player and within first-person view from the head in order to . Unlike the mod, loot no longer respawns when entering an area; it is now only spawned into the world once upon the start of a server's session and as a result of such there may be variable difficulty in finding items.
 Loot Areas and Categories
Loot is broken up into 5 main categories in DayZ. All of them are listed and explained below.
Be aware that because the game is still in Alpha, some of the buildings do not spawn any loot. Learn to recognize which ones that do.