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Basic Information
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Group Resources
Category Intermediate Resource
Loot Container
Gear Slot
Related Attribute
Related Perk(s)
Related Perk Book(s)
Block Properties
Hit Points
Storage Slots
Horizontal Support
Light Opacity
Upgrades to
Breaks to
Weapon/Tool Properties
Entity Damage
Power Attack Entity Damage
Block Damage
Power Attack Block Damage
Effective Range
Explosion Range Entities
Explosion Range Blocks
Attacks per Minute
Rounds per Minute
Reload Time
Ammo Type
Magazine Size
Stamina Usage
Power Attack Stamina Usage
Damage Multiplier: Earth
Damage Multiplier: Metal
Damage Multiplier: Stone
Damage Multiplier: Wood
Butcher Tool
Butcher Damage Multiplier
Butcher Resource Multiplier
Disassemble Tool
Vehicle Properties
Vehicle Speed
Vehicle Sprint Speed
Protection Properties
Cold Resist
Heat Resist
Armor Rating
Elemental Protection
Effect Protection
Mobility Reduction
Stamina Regen Reduction
Noise Increase
Consumption Effects
Effect on Fullness
Effect on Hydration
Effect on max Stamina
Effect on Stamina regen
Effect on Health
Effect on Max Health
Cure Percentage
Buff Effect
Buff Duration
Dysentery Chance (%)
Characteristic Properties
Durability (Min Quality)
Durability (Max Quality)
Degradation per Use
Mod Type
Compatible Mods
Repaired Using
Electrical Power Required
Base Price
Max Stack 250
Scrapping/Forging Properties
Scraps into
Meltable No
Combustible Yes
Burn Time 0:01
Farming Properties
Crop produced
Seed used
Time to grow
Obtainable Through

Paper is a scavengeable item found throughout 7 Days to Die. Commonly found in rubbish or trash along with Cloth Fragment, or scrapped from Old Cash, Books, and Schematics. Scrapping books will produce 4 Paper, while they can also be crafted into Paper which will produce 3 Paper.

If you need paper very fast in early game, there is a Crack a Book shop with printing device at

[Removed in Alpha 20] 1760 east 1670 south: 5th floor. Around 15000 Paper.

Obtaining[ | ]

Crafting[ | ]

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Paper Recipe
Item Name Count
Item Name Count
Quality 1 Quality 2 Quality 3 Quality 4 Quality 5

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Woodresource Wood 10
Glue Glue 1
BottledWater Water 1
Item 4 missing!
Item 5 missing!
Unlock Options
Schematic  Schematic
Crafted in
ChemistryStation Chemistry Station

Scrapping Old Cash will produce 1 paper.

Harvesting[ | ]

Paper can also be found by harvesting blocks.

Block Tool Common Location
Garage Storage Any Bomb Shelter
Garbage decor1 Any Red Mesa
Garbage decor2 Any Red Mesa

Usage[ | ]


The following recipes require Paper: (NOTE: Times are based on a level 1 skill and the material that an object is crafted from, which is only reliable for food at the moment, so is rather difficult to calculate, this table is auto-generated):

Item Required Materials Workstation Implement Time Magazine Perk Book Skill Schematic
Cigar Cigar YuccaFibers Plant Fibers x250, Paper Paper x1, TestosteroneExtract Testosterone Extract x1 - - 00:52 - Urban Combat Vol. 2 - -
ShotgunShell Shotgun Shell Buckshot Buckshot x1, GunPowder Gun Powder x4, Paper Paper x1 Workbench - 00:5.2 - - - -
Tnt Stick of Dynamite YuccaFibers Plant Fibers x1, GunPowder Gun Powder x20, DuctTape Duct Tape x2, Paper Paper x10 Workbench - 00:15 Explosive Magazine - - -