Ice Axe

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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.
Ice Axe
Updated for 0.63
Category Weapons > Melee
Type Blade
Repairable With Sharpening Stone
Duct Tape
Size 2 Slots (1x2)
Weight 425 g (0.94 lb)
Fragility Unknown
Absorbency 0%
Type Normal Heavy
Health 50
Blood 50
Shock 50
Standing Sprinting
Range 1.3
Bleed Chance 100%
Locations Camping
Rarity Rare
Variants None
An ice axe is a multi-purpose hiking and climbing tool used by mountaineers both in the ascent and descent of routes that involve frozen conditions with snow and/or ice. An ice axe can be held and employed in a number of different ways, depending on the terrain encountered. — In-game description

The Ice Axe is a type of weapon and piece of equipment in DayZ Standalone.

General[edit | edit source]

The Ice Axe is one of the more powerful melee weapons and can kill zombies in two hits, or one with a headshot. It can also be used to open cans of food, at the cost of durability and a portion of the food inside. This axe is also a mining tool that can be used to mine boulders for stones, and you can also use it to make a farming plot.

Uses[edit | edit source]

Action Details
Create Plot Create a plot for planting fruits and vegetables
Build Used in base building to construct a Fence or Watchtower
Dismantle Used to dismantle certain player-built fortifications
Destroy Used to completely destroy (return no materials) certain player-built fortifications
Mine Rock Mine large rock formations to obtain stone
Open Can Open canned food. Spills 40% - 70% of the food
Remove Restraints Remove certain types of restraints from players
Dig Worms Dig up worms to use as fishing bait

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Ice Axe design is highly inspired by the Venom Ice Axe from Black Diamond Equipment.