Information on this page is accurate for version v.670 and can differ from the current info in v.680.

" It keeps portable devices working "

Details[edit | edit source]

A small 1.5 volt disposable battery used for electronics and flashlights. Be sure to always have some with you to keep your flashlights working.

Batteries are quite rare to be found in cities, therefore, the fastest way to obtain batteries quickly is to hunt bandits.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Looting[edit | edit source]

Trading[edit | edit source]

Omsk Survivor Camp
Buys Sells
Primer x5 Battery x1

Quests[edit | edit source]

The Searching for truth quest requires the player to look for batteries to power the recorder in order to listen to the doctor’s diary.

In history[edit | edit source]

The in-game design is actually a real battery produced in the soviet block, the element 373 1.5 volt disposable battery. It was a fairly common type of battery but got easily corroded.

Real life 373 battery, you can see the corrosion on top

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Currently, the only use for batteries is for powering flashlights and the recorder but on older versions, the now removed Geiger counter required batteries to function.

See also[edit | edit source]

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