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Chainsaw

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This page contains information about a DayZ item that is currently not spawning/craftable, and/or is not functional - but is not a removed or replaced item, in Stable branch.
The information on this page does not apply to the current version of the game or the content is not available.
Chainsaw
Chainsaw.png
General
Version 0.62
Category Weapons > Melee
Type ?
Melee Slot No
Repairable With Sharpening Stone, Duct Tape
Characteristics
Size 15 Slots (5x3)
Weight 6 kg (13 lb)
Fragility Unknown
Absorbency 50%
Damage
Type Normal Heavy
Health 50
Blood 500
Shock 200
Standing Sprinting
Range 1.5
Bleed Chance 100%
Occurrence
Locations Farm, Industrial
Rarity Rare
A portable chainsaw. It is used in activities such as tree felling, limbing, bucking, pruning, by tree surgeons to fell trees and remove branches and foliage, to fell snags and assist in cutting firebreaks in wildland fire suppression, and to harvest firewood. Operate with extreme caution. — In-game description


The Chainsaw is a piece of equipment in DayZ Standalone.

General[edit | edit source]

It can be used for approximately one minute before running out of fuel. It can be refilled using a Gasoline Canister. The chainsaw can be used to quickly cut down trees and bushes. Only one swing of the saw is needed to drop a tree, in contrast to an axe which needs four or more swings.

As a melee weapon, one hit from a chainsaw does serious damage -- even if it is turned off.

Powered vs. Off[edit | edit source]

For a comparison of this weapon's stats when powered versus when it is not powered, please see its stats table here.

Uses[edit | edit source]

Action Details
Cut Down Tree Cut down an entire tree, while powered on.