The Cleaver found in DayZ.
Category Melee weaponsBladed melee weapons
Required slots 2 (1 x 2)
Bleed chance 100%
Blood damage -50
Effective range 0.75m
Health damage -40
Shock 20
Shock (Head) 3000
Swing time 0.5 secs
Rarity Uncommon
Absorbency 0%
Class name(s) cleaver
Fragility 1.00%
A big, heavy and sharp knife designed to slash through thick raw meat, can also crack bones easily. Mostly used by butchers.
— In-game description.


The Cleaver is a Bladed melee weapon in DayZ. It can be held in the players hands or put into a players inventory taking up a 1 x 2 inventory slot. It is found at Residential areas and is uncommon. The Cleaver is also non-absorbent.

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  • Weapon statistics obtained from DayZDB.
Melee weapons in DayZ
Bladed melee weapons CleaverCombat KnifeFirefighter AxeHatchetHay HookHunting Knife
Ice AxeMachetePitchforkScrewdriverSickleSplitting AxeSword
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