DayZ How To Make a Fire Guide


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Mar 25, 2021

Howdy guys, this is a quick and easy tutorial on how to start a fire in DayZ - why, to fire is extremely important in DayZ? First of all, if you have raw food of any type, you’ll need to cook it/boil it, stay warm, and dry up your clothes, when you’re sick, it might even boost up your recovery - that’s why knowing how to start a fire is so essential in DayZ.

Before we start though, if you hate articles, you can click on this video tutorial made by Archie Stormcloud:

1. How to make a campfire:​

Step 1: Get your favorite knife out!​


First things first, get your knife out and walk to the nearest tree, when you’re in front of it, you’re gonna get an option to cut off the bark, press LMB and make sure to pick up the bark from the ground!

Step 2: Slappin’ the bush!​


The next step is to walk to a bush and start slapping it with your knife, it should drop a bunch of long sticks before collapsing!

Step 3: Breaking the long stick into smaller sticks​


After you’ve slapped the bush, you should get at least 2 long sticks, drag one of them to your action bar and equip it, you’re gonna get an option to break it into smaller sticks, press LMB and BAM, you have short sticks, bravo!

Step 4: Combining bark with short sticks​


Drag bark to the equipped short stick, you’re gonna get an option to create this:
So, combining bark with sticks will give you a campfire, how do you set it on fire tho?


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