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Iron Sight

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Iron Sight
Rifle IronSights Model.png
Moodle Icon HeavyLoad.png
Used in
HandGun.pngHandGun2.png HandGun3.png Revolver.png RevolverLong.png RifleHunting.png RifleVarmint.png AssaultRifle2.png AssaultRifle.png
Part type
Max range
Encumbrance mod.
Item ID
Weapon attachment. Increases firearm's maximum range.
— In-game tooltip

An iron sight is a weapon mod.


When installed on a firearm, the firearm receives a 3 tile buff to its range.

A screwdriver is required to install or uninstall the Iron Sight.


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

IronSight 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
gunstore counter 10.78%

Iron sights can be occasionally found in gun stores and attached to firearms found in the world.

Compatible weapons


Code icon.png Code snippet! This section contains source code from Project ZomboidShow / Hide

Source: ProjectZomboid\media\scripts\newitems.txt

Retrieved: Build 41.78.16
item IronSight
        DisplayCategory = WeaponPart,
        Type = WeaponPart,
        DisplayName = Iron Sight,
        Icon = ScopeIronSight,
        Weight = 0.1,
        WeightModifier = 0.1,
        MaxRangeModifier = 3,
        MountOn = HuntingRifle; VarmintRifle; Pistol; Pistol2; Pistol3; Revolver; Revolver_Long; AssaultRifle; AssaultRifle2,
        PartType = Scope,
        Tooltip = Tooltip_IronSight,
        MetalValue = 15,
        WorldStaticModel = Rifle_IronSights_Ground,

See also