The PM73 RAK found in DayZ.
Category WeaponsSubmachine gun
Required slots • Main Weapon Slot
• Hands
• 12 (4 x 3)
Cartridge .380 Auto Rounds
Packet .380 Auto 35 Rounds
Magazine(s) 15Rnd PM73 mag.
25Rnd PM73 mag.
Bleed chance 200%
Blood damage -500
Effective range 100m
Fire mode(s) Full-automatic
Health damage -200
Shock (Head) 20,000
Shock 500
Location(s) Helicopter Crash Sites
Police Car Wrecks
Prison Island
Rarity Rare
Class name(s) • pm73rak
Absorbency 10%
Dexterity 3.3
Dispersion 0.0030
Full auto
A Polish 9mm submachine gun chambered for .380 Auto. The Rak is a selected-fire weapon that fires from an open bolt. Unlike Most SMGs firing from an open bolt position, the RAK features a reciprocating open external breech bolt.
— In-game description

The PM73 RAK is a Polish submachine gun found in DayZ.


The PM73 is a open-bolt submachine gun chambered for 9×19mm cartridges. The PM73 can use the 15 round and 30 round PM73 magazines. The weapon occupies twelve inventory slots, four across and three down. The PM73 can be rarely found at the Prison Island, police stationsPolice Car Wrecks, and Helicopter Crash Sites.

Game history

Real life

The PM73 is a variant of the real world PM-63 RAK - a 9mm submachine gun of Polish design. The PM73 variant of the PM63 is chambered for .380 rounds rather than 9×18mm Makarov.


  • 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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