IJ-70

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IJ-70
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General
Category Weapons > Firearm
Type Pistol
Cartridge .380 Auto Rounds
Repairable With Duct Tape
Weapon Cleaning Kit
Characteristics
Size 6 Slots (3x2)
Weight 760g
Absorbency 0%
Performance
Fire Modes Semi-Automatic
Range 50m
Dexterity 3.7 (Very Fast)
Recoil Low
Noise 1
Attachments
Magazines Makarov Magazine
Muzzles Pistol Suppressor
Occurrence
Location Town, Village
Rarity Common
Semi-automatic pistol, fed from a detachable magazine. Produced in large quantities. Uses standard .380 Auto rounds. — In-game description


The IJ-70 is a semi-automatic handgun chambered in .380 Auto. Commonly found around towns and villages in Chernarus, this is often a survivor's first firearm.

Overview

In DayZ Standalone, the IJ-70 is a small and light-weight Makarov variant based on the PMM. Largely considered an early-game or "tier 1" weapon, the IJ-70 is chambered in .380 Auto which is fed from a 12-round detachable box magazine. Being chambered in .380 Auto, the IJ-70 has a relatively low range and not much stopping power. Although it will most often kill a regular zombie in 1 headshot, they may take several body shots to go down. The IJ-70's use of the smaller cartridge does have the benefit of very minimal recoil allowing you to make fast follow up shots.

The sturdy but no-frills design leaves little room for attachments; allowing for only a Pistol Suppressor. Already a realatively quiet firearm, the addition of a Pistol Suppressor makes the IJ-70 almost inaudible.

In combat, the IJ-70 is best used as a close range defensive weapon. Its compact size and light-weight give the IJ-70 a high dexterity, allowing it to be swung left and right rapidly while aimed down sight. Combined with its low recoil, the IJ-70 can be an extremely effective weapon in close quarters combat. This effectiveness quickly evaporates, however, as distance between the user and the target increases. The low range and stopping power of the .380 Auto cartridge combined with the poor accuracy of pistols beyond 50m means that switching to another firearm is almost always a better option.

Attachments

Weapon attachments are any accessories or devices that attach to a firearm in order to add, improve or modify the weapon's functionality or performance. In DayZ Standalone these attachments take the form of sights/optics, handguards, buttstocks, muzzle devices, barrel and handguard attachments and gun wraps.

Magazines

A magazine is an ammunition storage and feeding device within or attached to a repeating firearm.


Muzzle

Muzzle attachments are devices that attach to the end of the barrel, providing a variety of benefits. Some of the benefits include reduced muzzle flash while firing, reduction or suppression of noise generated by the propellent gas leaving the barrel when firing the weapon or muzzle blast redirection to counter recoil-induced muzzle rise.


Trivia

  • The IJ-70 is a variant of the Makarov Pistol produced after 1990.
  • The IJ-70 was accidentally leaked on 07/04/2014 by @ctorchia.
  • The real-life version can be chambered in .380 Auto or 9x18mm also known as 9mm Makarov.
  • Previous versions of the IJ-70's magazine had a capacity of only 8 rounds.