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Tent Peg

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Tent Peg
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The tent peg is an item used to craft a tent kit for camping.



Tent pegs can only be used to create a Tent Kit.

Product Ingredients Tools Requirements Workstation XP
TZ TentKit.png
Tent Kit
TentMaterial.png Tarp ×1
TZ TentPeg.png Tent Peg ×4
TZ WoodenStick.png Sturdy Stick ×2
none none none none


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

TentPeg 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
armysurplus metal_shelves 23.28%
armysurplus metal_shelves 41.14%
armysurplus shelves 23.28%
armysurplus shelves 41.14%
bedroom crate 1.01%
camping counter 23.28%
camping counter 41.14%
camping shelves 23.28%
camping shelves 41.14%
campingstorage crate 23.28%
campingstorage crate 41.14%
closet crate 1.01%
closet crate 41.14%
fishingstorage counter 23.28%
fishingstorage counter 41.14%
fishingstorage crate 23.28%
fishingstorage crate 41.14%
fishingstorage metal_shelves 23.28%
fishingstorage metal_shelves 41.14%
fishingstorage shelves 23.28%
fishingstorage shelves 41.14%
garagestorage crate 1.01%
garagestorage crate 41.14%
hunting counter 23.28%
hunting counter 41.14%
pawnshop crate 23.28%
pawnshop crate 41.14%
pawnshop metal_shelves 23.28%
pawnshop metal_shelves 41.14%
pawnshop shelves 23.28%
pawnshop shelves 41.14%
storageunit crate 1.01%
storageunit crate 41.14%
storageunit metal_shelves 1.01%
storageunit metal_shelves 41.14%
Amount Skill level Biomes Weather modifiers Month modifiers
Snow Rain Day Night Months available Bonus months Malus months
4-6 2 DeepForest 10 - - - - - - -

Tent pegs can usually be found in warehouses, where there are an abundance of storage crates.


  • Despite tent pegs being very similar to stakes, they cannot be used as weapons. However, the tent peg is 0.1 encumbrance lighter than the stake.


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

Source: ProjectZomboid\media\scripts\camping.txt

Retrieved: Build 41.78.16
item TentPeg
	    DisplayCategory = Material,
		Type				=		Normal,
		DisplayName			=	 Tent Peg,
		Icon				=		TZ_TentPeg,
		Weight				=		0.2,
		WorldStaticModel  = TentPegs_Ground,

See also