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Updated for 1.04
Category Weapons > Melee
Type Blunt
Repairable With None
Size 12 Slots (2x6)
Weight 5 kg (11 lb)
Fragility 0.1%
Absorbency 0%
Type Normal Heavy
Health 25 34
Blood 0 0
Shock 50 100
Standing Sprinting
Range 1.8 3.7
Bleed Chance 100%
Locations Industrial
Rarity Common
Variants None
Flat metal head can apply more force than other hammers, due to its large size. Certainly useful for various demolition purposes. — In-game description

The Sledgehammer is a tool that can also be used as a blunt weapon in DayZ Standalone.

Its relatively high health, shock and bleeding damage makes the Sledgehammer a versatile melee weapon to use in melee combat.

Uses[edit | edit source]

Action Details
Destroy Used to completely destroy (return no materials) certain player-built fortifications
Open Can Open canned food. Spills 30% - 50% of the food
Mine Rock Mine large rock formations to obtain stone
Disarm Bear trap Can be used to disarm activated bear traps