Hello there! We are conducting a survey to better understand the user experience in making a first edit. If you have ever made an edit on Gamepedia, please fill out the survey. Thank you!

Earthworm

From DayZ Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Earthworm
Earthworm.png
General
Category Other
Drops
Meat N/A
Pelt N/A
Other N/A
Item Stats
Size 1 Slot
Weight 30 g
Energy 80 kcal
Water 8 ml
Stomach 1 ml
Nutrition 42
Toxicity 1
Occurrence
Location(s) Must be Dug Up
Rarity N/A
Variants None
May have been famous once. Nowadays, it can be used as fishing bait, or eaten in an emergency. — In-game description
Poison.jpg WARNING: Worms are poisonous. Eating it will make you sick.


The Earthworm is an animal in DayZ Standalone, living in the soil beneath Chernarus. It can be obtained from the ground to use for crafting Fishing Bait. They are also stackable up to a maximum of 10.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

It can be dug up by using a Farming Hoe, Shovel, or even a Knife. It can either be combined with a Fishing Hook to catch fish, or be eaten directly if you don't mind the risk of getting food poisoning.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Earthworms in real life are edible and contain a very high amount of protein.