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Head Torch
Black Headtorch.png
General
Version 1.0
Category Equipment
Repairable With Electrical Repair Kit
Characteristics
Size 4 Slots (2x2)
Weight 200 g (0.44 lb)
Absorbency 24.9%
Use
Capacity 1x Alkaline Battery 9V
Occurrence
Locations Civilian, Work, Hunting, Military East, Military West
Rarity Common
A convenient battery powered LED lamp that affixes to the head utilizing two adjustable straps to secure it in place. — In-game description


The Head Torch allows the user to have a flashlight while their hands remain free for other tasks. It requires an Alkaline Battery 9V to function.

This is a very effective item for nighttime functions, but you must be wary that your light gives away your position to others players. The red Head Torch has a significantly dimmer bulb than its counterpart, but it isn’t as noticeable if someone is using night vision.

The red and white Head Torch can be distinguished by the type of head band. The red Head Torch has a black head strap, while the white Head Torch has a blue head strap.

The Head Torch consumes 0.01 energy per second and therefore consumes one battery every 83 minutes of active use.

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Trivia[]

  • The headtorch was originally invented for use in coal mines, allowing for safer light than the old-school fire lantern. This had a side effect of also allowing two handed mining, and the headtorch was soon adopted in disaster relief and emergency response units for that very reason.
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