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Category Assault Rifle
Size 24 Slots (8x3)
Weight 2140 g
Cartridge 7.62x39mm Rounds
Repairable With Weapon Cleaning Kit
Fire Modes Automatic
Rate of Fire Medium
Dexterity 2.75
Recoil High
Noise Loud
Absorbency 10%
Hit 9.5
Health -200
Blood -500
Shock 500
Shock (Head Shot) 20000
Bleed Chance 200%
Magazines 30rd KA-M Mag
75Rnd Drum
Buttstocks AK Wooden Buttstock
KA Folding Buttstock
KA Polymer Buttstock
KA Wooden Buttstock
AKS-74U Buttstock
Handguards KA Wooden Handguard
AK Handguard Plastic
KA Rail Handguard
AK-74 Wooden Handguard
Optics PSO-1 Scope
PSO-1-1 Scope
Kashtan C-1 Scope
Suppressors Normalized Suppressor
Improvised Suppressor
Illumination Weapon Flashlight
Bipods ATLAS Bipod
Wraps Ghillie Gun Wrap
Location Military East
Rarity Uncommon
Variants None
Colors None

Selective-fire assault rifle fed from a detachable magazine. Modernized variant with a lot of attachments available. Uses 7.62x39mm rounds.

The KA-M is a rifle in DayZ Standalone. It will spawn with a wooden stock and handguard by default.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

The KA-M is to be considered an excellent all-around weapon due to its considerable power coupled with its capacity for longer range engagements using the PSO-1 scope. However, the KA-M suffers from extreme recoil which results in a serious loss of accuracy and difficulty in leading a target even at medium ranges if fired in bursts or the fully automatic mode. Therefore it is recommended to only use the KA-M's fully automatic mode at close range.

Attachments[edit | edit source]

The KA-M has many attachments with various purposes, these parts may commonly be found in military installations and buildings.

Buttstocks[edit | edit source]

Handguards[edit | edit source]

Sights and Optics[edit | edit source]

Illumination[edit | edit source]

Bipods[edit | edit source]

Suppressor[edit | edit source]

Bayonet[edit | edit source]

Wraps[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Until Beta, the weapon was called the AKM, but was renamed for legal reasons.
  • The AKM was added in the 0.45.123906 Experimental version.
  • The model of the KA-M is made by @artguyharry.
  • The KA-M is the only Kalashnikov in DayZ Standalone which can use multiple types of magazines.
  • In order to attach the bipod to the KA-M, one must first spray paint the handguard rail black.