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This page covers the Standalone version of DayZ. For information on the Mod see Mod:Road Flare

Road Flare
Version 1.0
Category Equipment
Repairable With None
Size 3 Slots (1x3)
Weight 50 g (0.11 lb)
Absorbency 50%
Locations Police, Military East, Military West
Rarity Uncommon
A flare that burns with a bright red light. Commonly used to indicate obstacles or advise caution on roadways at night. — 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 (F 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.

Entering a vehicle while the flare is active in-hand will cause to immediately become ruined. Once ruined the flare will no longer give off light

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