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For the DayZ Standalone version, see Food and Drink

Consumables are items which disappear after use. These include food, water, medical supplies and tactical consumables. Many are used simply by entering the gear menu, right-clicking on the desired item, and selecting the 'use' option.


There are various food types available in DayZ. These replenish the hunger meter and increase the players blood volume by a varying amounts. All food types now have a diminishing effect so the more you try and eat at once, the less blood you will get in return.


Drinks quench the thirst of a player.

Water has a risk of carrying disease, and should be boiled before consuming.

Medical Supplies[]

Provides a cure to whatever Status Effect the player is suffering from.

Tactical Consumables[]