A Spiked Club is a Melee weapon which can be found throughout the world in 7 Days to Die. It can be crafted using the correct items and is both easy to craft as well as fairly cheap on resources. It is an uncommon weapon and is not too easy to find. This weapon does not require any form of Ammunition, its durability will last for 200 hits at which point it will be destroyed. Before being destroyed it is possible to Repair it using Metal Strips. While it cannot be dismantled, it can be scrapped, melted in a Forge or used as a source of Combustible fuel.
Before being able to craft a Spiked Club, the recipe must be unlocked. This is done by reading the required recipe book.
During combat, a Spiked Club is an effective short range weapon and can kill an average Zombie with one direct hit to the head or seven or more hits to the body. It is more effective against one or two Zombies and will not be very effective when dealing with a group of Zombies at close quarters. It can be used very effectively against single zombies when combined with the stealth of crouching to launch a sneak attack.
A player can craft a Spiked Club by placing the required items into the crafting grid in the positions as shown below:
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The condition of a Spiked Club deteriorates with each use until eventually it will be destroyed, before this happens it can be repaired. This can be done using Metal Strips which will restore 10 durability for each one used.
Below is an example merely to illustrate the items needed, as currently they can be placed into the crafting grid in any position.
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It is possible for the player to place a Spiked Club into a Forge and it will be melted down into iron. Each Spiked Club will produce 1.0 lbs of iron.
To scrap a Spiked Club, the player can place it into the crafting grid allowing them to craft Scrap Iron.
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