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Can opener
Can opener
A can opener found in DayZ.
Required slots: 1
Purpose: • Opens canned food
Location(s): • Residential • Supermarkets
Rarity: UncommonCommon
Made from cast iron, consisting of a sharp sickle at one end and a handle at the other, this common household instrument is used to pry open metal/tin cans.
— In-game description


A can opener is a device used to open canned food without a pull tab in DayZ.

A can opener occupies one inventory slot and can be commonly found in supermarkets. It can also be found less commonly in residential loot spawns.

A can opener is used by dragging it over a closed can to open it so the contents inside can be consumed without any spilling. Canned food with a pull tab, like canned tuna, does not require a device to open it.

Canned food can also be opened by using a sharp instrument like a knife or bayonet, however this causes the instrument to slowly become blunt and some of the can's contents to spill.

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Can opener An gas can opener in pristine condition.

Can opener badly damaged A can opener in badly damaged condition.

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