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Stab Vest
Category Clothing > Vests
Inventory Slot Vest
Size 4x3 (12 Slots)
Capacity 4 x Grenades
Hotbar Bonus 0 Slot(s)
Weight 3.5 kg
Absorbency 79%
Durability 105
Repairable With Leather Sewing Kit, Epoxy Putty
Insulation Medium (0.6)
Projectile Melee Infected
Health 0.5 0.75 0.75
Blood 0 0 0
Shock 0.75 0.75 0.75
Locations Police, Infected
Rarity Rare
Variants N/A
A standard vest worn by police. Consists of several layers and is capable of reducing the impact of knife attacks.
~ In-game description

The Stab Vest is a vest in DayZ Standalone and was worn by the Chernarus Police Department before the outbreak. It consists of several layers of woven para-aramid fibers which are capable of reducing the impact of knife attacks and some ballistics.

Capable of stopping small and intermediate rounds in addition to providing decent protection against melee attacks this lightweight vest also reduces shock damage from both.

This vest appears frequently on police infected, as well as being lootable from police buildings, which makes it a common early-game choice for protection. However, it is inferior to the Ballistic Vest in protection and storage space, and should be swapped out when possible.

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