Note: this page covers the Standalone version of DayZ; for information on the Mod, see Mod:Hunting Knife.
|Category||Weapons > Melee|
|Repairable With||Sharpening Stone|
|Size||1x3 (3 Slots)|
|Weight||200 g (0.44 lb)|
This hunting knife is used during hunting to skin animals and cut up the meat. — In-game description
The Hunting Knife is a bladed melee weapon and multipurpose tool in DayZ Standalone. The Hunting Knife, along with the Combat Knife and the Steak Knife, has the distinctive ability to be stored inside of Military Boots, saving inventory space or, if used as the primary melee weapon, making the player's profile smaller. This ability, combined with its solid damage output and multiple uses as a tool, make the Hunting Knife one of the best melee weapons in the game.
|Cut Rags||Cut various articles of clothing into rags|
|Open Can||Open canned food. Spills 0% - 20% of the food|
|Cut Sticks||Chop down shrubs and bushes for sticks|
|Cut Bark||Cut bark from trees|
|Remove Restraints||Remove certain types of restraints from players|
|Shave||Shave facial hair|
|Skinning||Skin and quarter dead animals or players for meats, pelts and other resources|
|Suicide||Commit suicide by stabbing one's throat.|
- The knifes in game model is based off the British Army "MOD" pattern survival knife
- The Hunting Knife was mentioned in the changelog of 0.49 but wasn't introduced into the game until 0.52.