Cordless Phone

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Cordless Phone
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Dismantle for scrap electronics
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A cordless phone is an electrical item.


The cordless phone's current only use is to be dismantled for 1 electronics scrap, requiring a screwdriver.

It cannot be used for communication like the walkie talkie or ham radio.


Product Ingredients Tools Requirements Workstation XP
Scrap Electronics
One of:
CordlessPhone.png Cordless Phone ×1
DigitalWatch.png Digital Watch ×1
Earbuds.png Earbuds ×1
Flashlight.png Flashlight ×1
Flashlight2.png Hand Torch ×1
Headphones.png Headphones ×1
VideoGame.png Video Game ×1
none none 0.5 Electrical


The loot distributions can be found in the table(s) below.

CordlessPhone distribution Show / Hide
Effective chance calculations are based off of default loot settings, and median zombie density. The higher the density of zombies in an area, the higher the effective chance of an item spawning. Chance is also influenced by the lucky and unlucky traits.
Building/Room Container Effective chance
Briefcase Briefcase 1.01%
Electrician crate 6.29%
Electrician metal_shelves 6.29%
Suitcase Suitcase 1.01%
all junk 1.01%
bedroom crate 0.53%
bedroom crate 6.29%
bedroom sidetable 3.98%
closet crate 0.53%
closet crate 6.29%
departmentstorage metal_shelves 23.28%
departmentstorage metal_shelves 41.14%
electronicsstorage metal_shelves 19.27%
electronicsstorage shelves 19.27%
electronicsstore counter 19.27%
electronicsstore shelves 19.27%
garagestorage crate 0.53%
garagestorage crate 6.29%
generalstore shelves 23.28%
generalstore shelves 41.14%
generalstorestorage shelves 23.28%
generalstorestorage shelves 41.14%
gigamart shelves 23.28%
gigamart shelves 41.14%
housewarestore shelves 23.28%
housewarestore shelves 41.14%
kitchenwares shelves 23.28%
kitchenwares shelves 41.14%
livingroom crate 6.29%
livingroom sidetable 3.98%
pawnshop crate 6.29%
pawnshopoffice crate 6.29%
pawnshopstorage crate 6.29%
pawnshopstorage metal_shelves 6.29%
prisoncells wardrobe 1.65%
storageunit crate 0.53%
storageunit crate 6.29%
storageunit metal_shelves 0.53%
storageunit metal_shelves 6.29%


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Source: ProjectZomboid\media\scripts\newitems.txt

Retrieved: Build 41.78.16
item CordlessPhone
        DisplayCategory = Electronics,
        Weight	=	0.3,
        Type	=	Normal,
        DisplayName	=	Cordless Phone,
        Icon	=	CordlessPhone,
        WorldStaticModel = CordlessPhone,


  • Several radio stations mention that the phone lines haven't been working since before the Knox Event began.

See also