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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.

Category Food and Drink > Berries
Size 1 Slot
Uses 1 (100% each use)
Weight 50 g
Absorbency 40%
Nutritional Values
Energy 50 kcal
Water 80 mL
Stomach 2.5 mL
Nutritional Index 1
Toxicity 0
Locations Obtained from Sambucus Bushes
Rarity N/A
Variants Unknown
Sweet, tart and earthy-tasting berries. Can be eaten, may leave blue-colored juice all over. — In-game description

Elderberries are a type of food in DayZ Standalone.


Nutritional Information[]

Poison.jpg WARNING: Consuming burned or rotten food will make you sick.

Name Energy Water Stomach Nutr. Index Toxicity Size
Raw Elderberries 50 kcal 80 ml 2.5 ml 1 0 1 Slot
Rotten Elderberries 37.5 kcal 40 ml 2 ml 1 0 1 Slot
Baked Elderberries 90 kcal 40 ml 1.75 ml 1 0 1 Slot
Boiled Elderberries 90 kcal 80 ml 1.5 ml 1 0 1 Slot
Dried Elderberries 90 kcal 8 ml 0.75 ml 1 0 1 Slot
Burned Elderberries 37.5 kcal 20 ml 2 ml 1 0 1 Slot


  • These berries were, until quite recent to 0.61, poisonous in their raw form. This meant that unsuspecting players often ate them as a means of supplementing their diet and paid the price dearly. They are no longer poisonous when raw, only when burned or rotten like any other perishable food.

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