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A Black Headtorch found in DayZ.
A Black Headtorch found in DayZ.
Category ClothingHeadgear
Required slots 1 (1x1)
Item capacity 1
Allowed contents Alkaline Battery 9V
Absorbency 0%
Weight Under 0.25 kg
Insulation 3
Location(s) Residential, Military
Rarity Uncommon
Variant(s) Black, Grey
Class name headtorch_black, headtorch_grey
Power use 8
A convenient battery powered LED lamp that affixes to the head utilizing two adjustable straps to secure it in place. This version comes with a [color] strap.
— In-game description

A Headtorch is a type of battery-powered torch that is worn on the head in DayZ.


The Headtorch has been used in variation of hobbies and professions. It was most commonly used in situations where hands had to be free to do a task that otherwise would had not been possible with normal Flashlight.

To operate the headtorch, a battery must first be attached to it. First open the inventory by pressing (Default: Tab) then clicking and dragging the battery over the headtorch to attach it. Using a headtorch drains battery power.


There is two variants of the Headtorch including:

  • Black
  • Grey

Image gallery

199px A Black Headtorch in pristine or worn condition.

199px A Black Headtorch in damaged or badly damaged condition.

199px A Black Headtorch in ruined condition.

199px A Grey Headtorch in pristine or worn condition.

199px A Grey Headtorch in damaged or badly damaged condition.

199px A Grey Headtorch in ruined condition.

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