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Note: this page covers the Standalone version of DayZ; for information on the Mod, see Mod:Road Flare.

Road Flare
Category Equipment
Repairable With None
Size 1x3 (3 Slots)
Weight 50 g (0.11 lb)
Absorbency 50%
Locations Police, Military East, Military West
Rarity Uncommon
An emergency flare. Burns with red light, bright enough to light the surroundings at night. Can also be used to light fires or for communication.
~ In-game description

The Road Flare is a type of equipment in DayZ Standalone. When ignited, it lights up the near environment for 20 minutes.

In order to ignite the flare, the player must press the action button (Left click by default). Once lit, it cannot be unlit, and cannot be put in your inventory or other containers. It will continue to provide light if dropped or thrown.

This item, when lit, can also be used to ignite a Fireplace.

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