The AKM in DayZ.
Damage: 4500 Blood
Raw Damage: 9
Effective Range: 400m
Rounds: 30
Fire Modes: Single, Full Auto
Slot: Primary
Magazines: AKM Mag., SA58 Mag.
"Assault rifle
Caliber: 7.62x39mm
— In-game description

The AKM is an assault rifle that takes thirty 7.62×39mm cartridges in a AKM Mag. or SA58 Mag. in DayZ.

The AKM's cartridges deal high damage of 4500 blood, have moderate recoil, and when fired, have an audible range to zombies of up to 149.4 meters from the shooter's position. The effective range of the AKM is up to 400 meters.

The AKM can kill a player in up to two shots to the body, or one shot to the head as with all weapons and ammunition in DayZ.

The AKM is an uncommon assault rifle that has a 2.09% chance of spawning in Military loot spawns and a 2.26% chance of spawning in Barracks. It does not spawn in Deer Stands. The spawn chance is equal to 209 out of 10 000 and 113 out of 5 000.

The AKM has no special finish and no attachments. The zeroing of the iron sights can be changed from 100 to 800 meters in increments of 100 meters.

Real lifeEdit

The AKM is an assault rifle designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov. It is an upgraded version of the AK-47 rifle developed in the 1950s.[1]


Related pagesEdit


  1. AKM, viewed 28 September 2013, <>.