Image Credit: Bethesda
Forgot password
Enter the email address you used when you joined and we'll send you instructions to reset your password.
If you used Apple or Google to create your account, this process will create a password for your existing account.
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
Reset password instructions sent. If you have an account with us, you will receive an email within a few minutes.
Something went wrong. Try again or contact support if the problem persists.
Is the SVD Good in DayZ

Is the SVD Good in DayZ? – Answered

The Dragunov sniper rifle

In the brutal world of DayZ in the Soviet-inspired Chernarus country, it is best to keep as much distance as possible from enemies and zombies that roam the most drab and depressing setting imaginable.

Recommended Videos

There is no better way to keep an eye on your enemies from a distance than with a good sniper rifle. In this mashup of military simulation and the zombie apocalypse, it is possible to find and use many realistic weapons, including The Dragunov semi-automatic sniper rifle known simply as SVD. But you want to know – is it any good in DayZ? Let’s see.

Related: DayZ 1.46 Patch Notes

Is the SVD Good in DayZ?

Well, the SVD is not the best for distance, nor for close range, but it is still considered by many to be the best sniper rifle in the game because it is very good in many other statistics. It is a fine all-around weapon that is very beginner friendly too. It’s also worth noting that this gun has a modifier for 0.0008 dispersion that easily makes it the most accurate rifle in the DayZ. So, the short answer would be – yes, it is very good!

System of Dragunov

What are the SVD Specifications in DayZ?

See the list below for all SVD Specifications:

  • Bleed Chance: 200%
  • Blood damage: -500
  • Effective range: 1000m
  • Fire mode: Semi-auto
  • Health damage: -200
  • Shock: 500
  • Shock (Head): 20,000

Where to Find SVD in DayZ?

Now that you know everything about SVD it is time to go and try to find yourself one! To find SVD in DayZ you will need to scout some Mi-8 wrecks around the map and try to find it there. It is an extremely rare spawn with a very low 10% absorbency, so good luck!

For more DayZ here on Prima Games check out the following – DayZ Blowtorch Uses Guide: Where to Find, How to Find and Repair a Humvee in DayZ, and How to Find and Use DayZ GPS Receiver.

Prima Games is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more about our Affiliate Policy
Image of Nikola "Nick" Jovanovic
Nikola "Nick" Jovanovic
Nick has been a Prima Games Staff Writer since May 2022, an old-school gamer, and a gamer journalist with over 25 years of expertise. Our resident micro-influencer from Serbia! When he's not driving through Belgrade, he's probably racing in Gran Turismo or Forza, playing some strange JRPG games or just watching pro wrestling.