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Firefighter Axe
FirefighterAxe
General
Category Weapons > Melee
Type Blade
Repairable With Sharpening Stone
Characteristics
Size 2x7 (14 Slots)
Weight 1 kg (3 lb)
Fragility 0.01%
Absorbency 0%
Damage
Type Normal Heavy
Health 20 50
Blood 100 100
Shock 30 40
Standing Sprinting
Range 1.8 3.7
Bleed Chance 100%
Occurrence
Locations Firefighter
Rarity Very Rare
Variants Black, Green
Firefighter axe is used primarily for breaking down doors and windows. Can be also used for wood cutting or other mundane activities. — In-game description


The Firefighter Axe is a bladed melee weapon and multipurpose tool in DayZ.

The Firefighter Axe is two-handed and found exclusively in Fire stations. Due to low spawn rates, the Firefighter Axe is recognized as an exceptionally rare tool and highly sought after by players. The Firefighter Axe deals significant damage and has a long reach, making it one of the most dangerous melee weapons in the game.

The Firefighter Axe is rivaled only by the Sledgehammer and Sword in damage output, but has the advantage in weighing less. Moreover, the Firefighter Axe shares similar properties to that of the Hatchet and Splitting Axe in that it can also be used to gather Wood Logs from trees or deconstruct certain structures such as Fences.

Uses[ | ]

Action Details
Destroy Used to completely destroy (return no materials) certain player-built fortifications
Cut Rags Cut various articles of clothing into rags
Open Can Open canned food. Spills 20% - 40% of the food
Cut Sticks Chop down shrubs and bushes for sticks
Cut Bark Cut bark from trees
Chop Wood Cut down trees for wooden logs and firewood

Notes[ | ]

  • The Firefighter Axe can be repaired with a Sharpening Stone.
  • The Firefighter Axe is sometimes avoided in use by veteran players due to its bright color scheme, which poses a possible risk in compromising player stealth.

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