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Category Equipment > Other
Size 1 Slot
Weight 380 g
Absorbency 0%
Repairable With None
Locations Police
Rarity Uncommon
Variants None
Often used by Police to restrain an individual's wrists, restricting their ability to resist or use objects. A key is required to unlock the handcuffs once used. — In-game description

Handcuffs are a type of equipment in DayZ Standalone.

General[edit | edit source]

This item is used to restrict an individual's ability to resist or use objects (by restraining their wrists). A key is required to unlock the handcuffs once they have been placed on someone's wrists.

Once an individual's hands have been restrained, they are able to struggle and to try and get out of them. The more durability the handcuffs have, the longer it will take to struggle out of them. To free yourself, repeatedly press A and D while lying down, which will cause the player to wriggle. This is noticeable and is not advised if the captor is watching. A Hacksaw can also be used to break the handcuffs.

Handcuffed players have the ability to change stance, and move at a decreased speed. Things in the hotbar can be placed into the hands, but the inventory is not available.

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