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Navezgane Yes
Random World Generation Yes


The Wasteland is a lifeless biome which holds some Industrial structures and cities. Since the apocalypse began, the Wasteland has become the epicenter of the biggest zombie hordes and masses. The ground block of the Wasteland is mostly made of Destroyed Stone.


Above ground, players may find generous amounts of Cinder Blocks and Scrap Metal Blocks, making the Wasteland perfect for obtaining Scrap Iron. However, the Wasteland surface is riddled with Land mines all consisting of variations of Tin Land Mine and the occasional cooking pot trap as well.
The wasteland is full of destroyed structures which still have containers such as Coolers and Lockers. The ground is very hilly and contains lots of junk. The wasteland is very foggy, especially during the morning and at night. In terms of loot, the Wasteland is the richest of them all, thanks to its large bonus to Lootstage.

All parts of this biome, in particular the Towns and Cities, have very high zombie spawn rates and can be very tedious to loot. Newer players should be extra cautious, possibly postponing looting in this biome until they are better prepared. Feral zombies, Feral Wights, Infected Police Officers, Mutated Zombies, and Demolishers can be found wandering the streets of cities at any time of the day. Additionally, players also face numerous zombie animals: Zombie Dogs, Zombie Bears, and Zombie Vultures. The terrain itself is a hazard and off the roads there are land mines scattered about. All aforementioned dangers may easily overwhelm players unfamiliar to the terrain. Should a player choose to loot without sufficient equipment, it is highly recommended they loot silently, and to avoid any zombie animals they are unprepared to fight. Ideally, players should pack First Aid Kits and weapons that can kill effectively.

It is recommended avoid this biome at night on higher difficulties unless thoroughly prepared. At night enemies spawn endlessly, and killing them tends to attract the attention of Screamers. This can lead to a cascading increase of zombies spawning until players are overwhelmed. Due to the increase to the already-large amount of special infected, zombie animals, and higher density of zombies, the Wasteland is considered end-game territory, and players are wise to avoid lingering in the wasteland unnecessarily.

In Navezgane, the Wasteland is significantly harder than a randomly generated one, as there is a lack of decent buildings without too many zombies to deal with to take shelter in when caught out at night, therefore, a minibike or more powerful vehicle is recommended for scavenging trips in Navezgane's Wasteland.

Navezgane Points of Interest[]

The main POI in the Wastelands are its central cities which hold very valuable loot like Ammunition, Gun parts, Weapons and armor. There are plenty of Gun Safes and Munitions Boxes. Factories can be found here in Navezgane, as well as potentially in Randomly Generated worlds. There are 2 of these as well as Gravestown, along with a derelict building which contains two Desk Safes and a Junkyard.




  • Alpha 20: Significantly reduced zombie respawn timers within the Wasteland at night. Zombies now respawn almost instantaneously at night.
  • Alpha 20: Demolishers and Mutated Zombies can now be found in Wasteland cities.