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Suture Needle Holder

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Project ZomboidItemsEquipmentToolsFirst aid toolsSuture Needle Holder
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Suture Needle Holder
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Reduce pain from stitching
Remove glass and bullets
Metal quantity
Item ID
Used with Suture Needle to improve success-rate of deep wound treatment.
— In-game tooltip

A suture needle holder is an item used in first aid.


A suture needle holder is used to reduce pain when stitching deep wounds without a suture needle.

A suture needle holder can also be used to remove glass shards and bullets from wounds.

Suture Needle Holder is not consumed on use, so you need only one.


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

SutureNeedleHolder 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
Bag_DoctorBag Bag_DoctorBag 12.41%
Bag_MedicalBag Trauma Bag 23.28%
FirstAidKit First Aid Kit 12.41%
MedicalCache1 MedicalBox 23.28%
Nurse crate 23.28%
Nurse crate 41.14%
Nurse metal_shelves 23.28%
Nurse metal_shelves 41.14%
SafehouseLoot counter 23.28%
SafehouseLoot medicine 23.28%
dentiststorage metal_shelves 23.28%
dentiststorage metal_shelves 41.14%
hospitalstorage metal_shelves 23.28%
hospitalstorage metal_shelves 41.14%
kennels counter 23.28%
kennels counter 41.14%
kennels metal_shelves 23.28%
kennels metal_shelves 41.14%
medical counter 23.28%
medical counter 41.14%
medical metal_shelves 23.28%
medical metal_shelves 41.14%
medicalstorage counter 23.28%
medicalstorage counter 41.14%
medicalstorage metal_shelves 23.28%
medicalstorage metal_shelves 41.14%
morgue counter 23.28%
pharmacy metal_shelves 23.28%
pharmacy metal_shelves 41.14%
pharmacystorage counter 23.28%
pharmacystorage counter 41.14%
pharmacystorage metal_shelves 23.28%
pharmacystorage metal_shelves 41.14%
pharmacystorage shelves 23.28%
pharmacystorage shelves 41.14%
Type Container Effective chance
Ambulance Trunk 23.28%


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 SutureNeedleHolder
	    DisplayCategory = FirstAid,
		Weight	=	0.1,
		Type	=	Normal,
		DisplayName	=	Suture Needle Holder,
		Icon	=	SutureNeedleHolder,
		MetalValue = 9,
		Tooltip = Tooltip_SutureNeedleHolder,
		Medical = TRUE,
		WorldStaticModel = SutureNeedleHolder,
		Tags = RemoveBullet;RemoveGlass,

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