The MP5-K found in DayZ.
Category WeaponsSubmachine gun
Required slots • Main Weapon Slot
• Hands
• 12 (4 x 3)
Cartridge 9mm Rounds
Packet 9mm 25 Rounds
Magazine(s) 15Rnd MP5 Magazine
30Rnd MP5 Magazine
Bleed chance 200%
Blood damage -500
Effective range Short
Fire mode(s) Full-automatic
Health damage -200
Shock (Head) 20,000
Shock 500
Buttstocks MP5 OEM Buttstock
Handguards MP5 Plastic Handguard
MP5 Rail Handguard
Illumination Weapon Flashlight
Optics and sights ACOG Optics
M68 CompM2 Optics
RV1 RDS Optics
Suppressors Pistol Suppressor
Compensators MP5 Compensator
Location(s) Helicopter Crash Sites
Police Car Wrecks
Police Stations
Prison Island
Rarity Rare
Class name(s) mp5k
Absorbency 10%
Dexterity 3.2
Dispersion 0.0030
Full auto
Single (Suppressed)
Full auto (Suppressed)
9mm submachine gun of German design. The MP5 is one of the most widely used submachine guns in the world, it uses slightly curved, steel magazines with a 15-round capacity or a 30-round capacity. It has a hammer firing mechanism. The trigger group is housed inside an interchangeable polymer trigger module (with an integrated pistol grip).
— In-game description

The MP5-K is a German submachine gun found in DayZ.


The MP5-K is a highly compact submachine gun chambered for 9×19mm cartridges. The MP5-K can use the 15 round and 30 round MP5 magazines. The weapon occupies twelve inventory slots, four across and three down. It accepts several different attachments. The MP5-K can be rarely found inside the Prison Island, Police stations, Prisons, Police Car Wrecks, and Helicopter Crash Sites.

Game history

Real life

The MP5-K is the counter-part to the real world Heckler & Koch MP5 - a 9mm submachine gun of German design. The "K" variant is a shortened standard MP5.


  • Weapon statistics obtained from DayZDB.
Weapons in DayZ
Assault rifles AK101AK74AKMM4A1Steyr AUG Automatic Rifle
Bows CrossbowImprovised Ashwood Short Bow
Carbines AKS-74USKS
Handguns 19111911 EngravedAmphibia SCR75DerringerFlaregun
FNX45LongHornMagnum .357Makarov IJ70P1Red 9
Rifles Blaze 95 Double RifleCR527 CarbineIzh 18 RifleMosin 9130Repeater
Sawed-off Izh 18 RifleSawed-off Mosin 9130Sporter 22TrumpetWinchester Model 70
Shotguns Izh43 shotgunMP-133 shotgunMP-133 Shotgun with pistol gripSawed-off Izh43 shotgun
Sniper rifles SVDVSS Vintorez
Submachine guns MP5-KPM73 RAKUMP 45
Planned weapons FN FALGolden EagleRecurve Hunting BowRemington 870
RDG-2 Smoke GrenadeScorpion CZ-61
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