Survivors can equip one weapon and one nonweapon. Equipment is found on scavenging missions and can be traded for with other factions. It usually increases one or more survivor skills (up and above the max level 10), and sometimes gives an extra perk.

WARNING!!!:Stats are correct unless altered by policies or special perks

Named items

Some items have a (unique?) person name. The name isn't related to any survivor (always?), but are randomly chosen. Named items are generally better than the common version and often grant perks, but the name itself doesn't matter. For simplicity, each item has only one entry and is listed with X as a name

Weapons

Note that non-weapons may also apply for "fire arms training" and "melee training" perks. (e.g. flare gun (+1 defense, +3 leadership) also counts as a firearm.)

Firearms

Pistol (+2 defense)

Pea Shooter (+3 defense, perk: Green Thumb)

Crossbow (+2 defense, perk: Hunter)

Submachine Gun (+3 defense)

Hunting rifle (+3 defense, perk: Hunter)

Shotgun (+3 defense)

X's rifle (+4 defense, perk: Hunter)

X's Shotgun (+4 defense)

Assault rifle (+4 defense)

Flamethrower (+4 defense)

Minigun (+5 defense)

Rocket Launcher (+5 defense)

Melee weapons

Whip (+1 defense)

Golf club (+1 defense, perk: Recreation)

Baseball bat (+1 defense, perk: Recreation)

Boomerang (+1 defense, +1 scavenging)

Shovel (+1 defense, +1 scavenging)

Pickaxe (+2 defense, +1 building)

Sword (+2 defense)

Nailboard (+2 defense)

Chainsaw (+2 defense, +1 building)

Sledgehammer (+2 defense, +2 building)

Fire Axe (+2 defense, +2 scavenging)

X's Boomerang (+2 defense +2 scavenging, perk: Hunter)

X's Whip (+3 defense, perk: Recreation)

Cricket Bat (+3 defense, perk: Recreation)

X's sword (+3 defense, perk: Ninja)

Handle with care (+5 defense +2 building) (deluxe-only, the code confirms this is the ONLY one of the deluxe starting gear that can also drop in-game, from the event "evilDarkness".)

Non-weapons

Children

Will be automatically equipped to a survivor if unequipped. (Usually their parents)

Becomes a survivor upon age 14.(90 days = 1 year old?)

(-1 to all stats, perk: Caretaker)(adds 10 happiness now and then)

Pets

Pet lover perk boosts stats by 1. (For the "+1 to all stats" cat, pet lover perk gives +1 defense and +1 leadership)

(+1 leadership/+2 leadership/ +2 defense/ +1 defense and scavenging/ +1 to all stats, perk: Pet Owner)

Tools

Saw (+1 building)

Wrench (+1 building)

Hammer (+1 defense, +2 building)

Toolbox (+3 building)

Hardhat (+3 building, perk: defended)(deluxe-only)

Books

Science book (+2 engineering)

Terrible Comic (+3 leadership, perk: Easygoing) (Compatible with Bookworm)

Named Science book (+4 engineering)(e.g. FTB-9000, Jarvis' science 101.....)

Feynman Lectures (+4 engineering, perk: MacGyver)(deluxe-only)

Mirror earth (+3 leadership, perk: Team Player)(Gained in the "dungeon raiding" event with 1337cREw by choosing "take all the loot"?)(while it +leader, it still applies to book worm)

Vehicles

Bicycle (Perk: Has Vehicle)

Motor Bike (+1 defence, perk: Has Vehicle)

Car (+1 scavenging, perk: Has Vehicle) (Note: worth 30 food when sold)

Armored Truck (+2 defense, +2 scavenging, perk: Has Vehicle)

Kitt (+3 defense, +3 scavenging, perk: Has Vehicle) (deluxe-only)

Miscellaneous and unsorted

Scavenging

Binoculars (+1 scavenging)

X's Binoculars (+2 scavenging, perk: reveal further when scouting (same as having the improved scouting but only for the one equipped with them))

Flashlight (+1 scavenging)

Pitchfork (+1 scavenging, perk: Green Thumb)

Crowbar (+1 defense, +2 scavenging)

[Named Crowbar] (+1 defense, +3 scavenging)(e.g. "Davin's Key")

Backpack (+3 scavenging)

Engineering

Calculator (+1 engineering)

Doctor's bag (+2 engineering)

Chemistry kit (+3 engineering)

Doctor's scalpel (+5 engineering, perk: First Aid)

X's go bag (+5 engineering, perk: First Aid)

Leadership

Top hat (+1 leadership)

Cowboy hat (+1 leadership)

Megaphone (+2 leadership)

Guitar (+2 leadership)

Radio (+3 leadership)

Flare Gun (+1 defense, +3 leadership)

X's Guitar (+2 defense, +4 leadership, perk: Musician)(deluxe-only)

Others

Multi-tools (+1 to all stats)

Helmet (perk: defended)

Editor's note

I also recommend getting rid of a number of categories such as "kits" and "children" if the game doesn't have a relevant perk, it isn't worth having a category for it.

So far the game understands only "tools", "books", "pets", and "vehicles" for any meaningful purposes. Kids/non kids are filtered out of relevant lists more or less "behind the scenes". And it's not like there are noteworthy differences between kids, in the context of this page they are all a single item.

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