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This page covers the Standalone version of DayZ. For information on the Mod see Mod:Machete
Updated for 1.04
Category Weapons > Melee
Type Blade
Repairable With Sharpening Stone, Duct Tape
Size 4 Slots (1x4)
Weight 500 g (1.1 lb)
Fragility 0.1%
Absorbency 0%
Type Normal Heavy
Health 25 34
Blood 100 100
Shock 15 15
Standing Sprinting
Range 1.4 3.3
Bleed Chance 100%
Locations Farm
Rarity Common
Variants None
Surprisingly sharp large machete. It is basically a big knife. Very useful for self-defense. — In-game description

The Machete is a bladed melee weapon and multipurpose tool in DayZ Standalone. Able to perform all the same tasks and doing slightly more damage with a little longer range than its other knife counterparts, the Combat Knife, Hunting Knife, Kitchen Knife and Steak Knife, the Machete could be seen as a slight upgrade from any of them. It does, however, suffer the same issue as the other knives in that it can not be stored in the melee weapon slot; made worse by the fact that it is slightly larger. Inventory issues aside, its damage, relatively small and camouflaged profile and functionality as a tool make it a solid choice as a primary melee weapon.

Uses[edit | edit source]

Action Details
Cut Rags Cut various articles of clothing into rags
Open Can Open canned food. Spills 0% - 20% of the food
Cut Sticks Chop down shrubs and bushes for sticks
Cut Bark Cut bark from trees
Remove Restraints Remove certain types of restraints from players
Skinning Skin and quarter dead animals or players for meats, pelts and other resources