This article contains information on an item that is poisonous!
Be aware that consuming this item can make a player's character sick and even cause death.
Blue-coloured berries
Blue-coloured berries
The Blue-coloured berries found in DayZ.
Category FoodBerries
Required slots 1 (1 x 1)
Energy 70 kcal
Volume 40 ml
Water 4 ml
Location(s) Sambucus Bushes
Variant(s) Red-coloured berries
Absorbency 40%
Class name(s) berry_sambucus
Melee range 0.8m
Swing time 0.5 secs
Uses 1 (100%)
Blue-coloured berries
Some kind of berries. Small and blue, but it's impossible to tell whether they are edible or not. Do you still remember your boyscout days?
— In-game Description


Blue-coloured berries are a type of Berries found in Sambucus Bushes around Chernarus+ in DayZ. Consuming these berries will cause food poisoning. These berries are blue and resemble a blueberry. Sambucus berries are the only poisonous berries that can be foraged. They can be held in the players hands or put into a players inventory taking up a 1 x 1 slot. They are only found at Sambucus Bushes and are somewhat hard to find. Blue-coloured berries hava a moderate absorbency of 40%.

Game History

  • The January 0.32.114557 update added the ability for players to collect berries as food.
  • The February 0.33.114926 update added more nutrition to berries.
  • The February experimental 0.36.115535 update added the ability for berries to be added to the player's inventory when searching for them. The update also added the Sambucus and Canina berries.


  • In real life, Sambucus berries are only poisonous if consumed uncooked, but ripe cooked berries are edible.

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  • Statistics obtained from DayZDB.
Food in DayZ
Berries Blue-coloured berriesRed-coloured berries
Burned meat Burned Boar SteakBurned Chicken BreastBurned Cow SteakBurned Deer Steak
Burned Fish FilletBurned Goat SteakBurned Rabbit Leg
Canned food Can of Tactical BaconCanned Baked BeansCanned Peaches
Canned SardinesCanned SpaghettiCanned Tuna
Cooked meat Cooked Boar SteakCooked Chicken BreastCooked Cow SteakCooked Deer Steak
Cooked Fish FilletCooked Goat SteakCooked Rabbit Leg
Dry food Crunchin Crisps CerealPowdered MilkRice
Fruit AppleBananaKiwiOrangeTomato
Raw meat Raw Boar SteakRaw Chicken BreastRaw Cow SteakRaw Deer Steak
Raw Fish FilletRaw Goat SteakRaw Rabbit Leg
Vegetables Green PepperPotatoPumpkinZucchini
Up-to-date as of update 0.57.128177

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