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Backpacks provide additional inventory slots for your survivors.

About Backpacks

Backpacks are essential items for looting. They provide you extra inventory slots so you can carry more stuff at once, however it also weighs down your character, so picking the right backpack for the right character and occasion is crucial. There are 5 main backpack types and several uniquie ones in the game. The main types are the following:

  • Small Backpack
  • Standard Backpack
  • Large Backpack
  • Ultralight Pack
  • Hiking Pack

All of these types can be found while scavenging and differ in weight and provided inventory slots.

Since Update 11 the backpacks' color scheme is mentioned in their name. With this addition you can tell one backpack from another without the need to equip them.

Small Backpack

A lightweight backpack with very limited space.

The most basic backpack type in the game. Small Backpacks provide 6 inventory slots and weigh 4 lbs.

Known color schemes:

Autumn Camo
Small Autumn Camo Backpack.PNG
Black and Blue
Small Black and Blue Backpack-0.PNG
Black and Green Black and Lime
Small Black and Lime Backpack.PNG
Black and Orange
Small Black and Orange Backpack.PNG
Blue and Orange
Small Blue and Orange Backpack.PNG
Blue and White
Small Blue and White Backpack.PNG
Blue
Small Blue Backpack.PNG
Bright Blue
Small backpack (bright blue).png
Bright Green
Small Bright Green Backpack.PNG
Brown and Black
Small Brown and Black Backpack.png
Brown and Green
Small Brown and Green Backpack.PNG
Brown and White
Small Brown and White Backpack.PNG
Brown Patterned Brown
Small backpack (brown).png
Bumblebee
Small Bumblebee Backpack.PNG
Dark Pink
Small Dark Pink Backpack.PNG
Deep Blue Floral Green
Small Floral Green Backpack.PNG
Green and Blue
Small Green and Blue Backpack.png
Green and Orange
Small Green and Orange Backpack.PNG
Green and Red
Small backpack (green and red).png
Green and White
Small Green and White Backpack.PNG
Houndstooth
Small Houndstooth Backpack.png
Jet Black Khaki
Small Khaki Backpack.PNG
Lavender
Small Lavender Backpack.PNG
Leopard Print
Small Leopard Print Backpack.PNG
Light Grey Lime Green
Small Lime Green Backpack.PNG
Lizard Green
Small Lizard Green Backpack.PNG
Mixed Blue
Mixed Green Orange and Red
Small Orange and Red Backpack.png
Orange Purple and Yellow
Small Purple and Yellow Backpack.PNG
Raw Sienna Red and Black Red and White
Small Red and White Backpack.PNG
Red Plaid
Small Red Plaid Backpack.PNG
Sky Blue
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Steel Grey
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Tan and Teal
Small Tan and Teal Backpack.PNG
Teal and White
Violet and Sea Green White Flecked Camo
Small White Flecked Camo Backpack.PNG
White Plaid

Standard Backpack

A medium-sized backpack; not too heavy, but with limited space.

Perfect for having a bit more room, but also not weighing down your survivor too much. Standard Backpacks provide 7 inventory slots and weigh 6 lbs.

Known color schemes:

Albrecht Dürer
Standard Albrecht Dürer Backpack.PNG
Artsy Brown Beige
Standard Beige Backpack.PNG
Black with Red
Standard Black with Red Backpack.PNG
Blue Crossbones
Standard Blue Crossbones Backpack.PNG
Blue Patterned
Standard Blue Patterned Backpack.PNG
Blue
Standard Blue Backpack.PNG
Bright Purple
Standard Bright Purple Backpack.PNG
Brown Patterned
Standard Brown Patterned Backpack.PNG
Brown with Blue Straps
Standard Brown with Blue Straps Backpack.PNG
Cute Pink
Standard Cute Pink Backpack.PNG
Dark Brown
Standard Dark Brown Backpack.PNG
Dirty Blue
Standard Dirty Blue Backpack.PNG
Dirty Green Dirty Yellow
Standard Dirty Yellow Backpack.PNG
Floral Blue
Forest Green Green Camouflage Green Plaid
Standard Green Plaid Backpack.PNG
Green
Grey and Red
Standard Grey and Red Backpack.PNG
Grey Python Grey Striped
Standard Grey Stripped Backpack.PNG
Grey with Red Straps
Hot Pink Leopard
Standard Pink Leopard Backpack.PNG
Hot Pink
Standard Hot Pink Backpack.PNG
Houndstooth Indigo
Jet Black
Standard Jet Black Backpack.PNG
Orange
Standard Orange Backpack.PNG
Purple and Blue
Standard Purple and Blue Backpack.PNG
Raw Sienna
Standard Raw Sienna Backpack.PNG
Red Gingham Red with White Straps
Standard Red with White Straps Backpack.PNG
Red
Standard Red Backpack.PNG
Tan Stripes
Three Color
Standard Three Color Backpack.PNG
Turquoise Very Red
Standard Very Red Backpack.PNG
Violet Plaid
White Flecked Camo White with Blue Straps White
Standard White Backpack.PNG
Yellow and Brown
Standard Yellow and Brown Backpack.PNG
Yellow Polka-Dot Zebra
Standard Zebra Backpack.PNG

Large Backpack

A heavy-duty high-capacity backpack; good for supply runs, but murder on the shoulders.

Probably the least desireable backpack type in the game - while it's perfect for looting it also weighs a ton, which is a huge disadvantage if you get in trouble or need to bail. Large Backpacks provide 8 inventory slots but weigh 12 lbs.

Known color schemes:

Albrecht Dürer
Large Albrecht Dürer Backpack.PNG
Black and Pink Black Crossbones
Large Black Crossbones Backpack.PNG
Blue Alba
Large Blue Alba Backpack.PNG
Blue and Gold
Large Blue and Gold Backpack.PNG
Blue and Orange
Large Blue and Orange Backpack.PNG
Blue Gingham
Large Blue Gingham Backpack.PNG
Blue Striped
Blue
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Bright Blue
Large Bright Blue Backpack.PNG
Bright Green
Large Bright Green Backpack.PNG
Bright Orange
Brown with Skull
Large Brown with Skull Backpack.PNG
Brown
Large Brown Backpack.PNG
Bumblebee Darkest Grey
Drab Blue Dull Yellow
Large Dull Yellow Backpack.PNG
Eucalyptus
Large Eucalyptus Backpack.PNG
Forest Green
Large Forest Green Backpack.PNG
Gold
Large Gold Backpack.PNG
Golden Camo
Large Golden Camo Backpack.PNG
Green and Brown
Large Green and Brown Backpack.PNG
Green
Large Green Backpack.PNG
Grey Plaid
Large Grey Plaid Backpack.PNG
Hieronymus Bosch
Large Hieronymus Bosch Backpack.PNG
Houndstooth Khaki
Large Khaki Backpack.PNG
Light Blue Light Grey Lime Green Neon Yellow
Orange Pink Cat Pink
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Purple
Raw Sienna Red and Black Red Gingham Red-Orange
Violet Patterned Violet White and Black White Flecked Camo
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White Zebra

Ultralight Pack

An ultra-light high-efficiency backpack.

While it only has the same room as Small Backpacks, its kind of non-existent weight is perfect for traveling light. Ultralight Packs provide 6 inventory slots and only weigh 0.1 lbs.

Known color schemes:

Army Green Autumn Camo Beige Black and Blue
Black and Orange Black and Red Black and White Black Crossbones
Black Brown and Orange Blue and Black Blue and White
Brown and Orange Brown Patterned Bumblebee Crazy Plaid
Dark Purple Green and Orange Green and Yellow Green Camouflage
Grey and Blue Grey Star Indigo Khaki
Light Blue Orange and White Orange Peach
Pink Leopard Purple and Yellow Red and Black Red and Tan
Red with Plaid Red Sea Green Sky Blue
Turquoise and Blue Turquoise White and Black White Patterned
White

Hiking Pack

A modern lightweight pack with plenty of attach points for storing extra gear.

Probably the most used backpack type. You can forget about Large Backpacks if you come across these - they have the same room but weigh less. Hiking Packs provide 8 inventory slots and weigh 8 lbs.

Known color schemes:

Beige Black and White Blue and Green Blue and Red
Blue and Yellow Blue Dianne
Blue Dianne.jpg
Blue Green Blue Grey
Bright Blue Bright Green Brown Camouflage
Brown Camoflouge.jpg
Burnt Umber
Burnt Umber.jpg
Dark Grey and Red Dark Grey
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Dark Purple Fiery Orange
Green and Black Green and Red Green Biohazard
Green biohazad.jpg
Green Camouflage
Grey and Copper Grey and Red Indigo Khaki and Purple
Maroon and Yellow Navy and Brown
Navy and brown.jpg
Neon Green Orange and Blue
Orange and blue.jpg
Orange Pink and White
Pink and white.jpg
Pink Purple and Orange
Purple and White
Purple and white.jpg
Purple and Yellow Purple Monster Red and Black
Red and Teal Red and White Red and Yellow Sea Green
Skulleagle Sky Blue
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Tan Teal and Blue
White and Black White Flecked Camo
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Yellow and Blue Yellow and Teal
Yellow with Star Yellow

Unique Backpacks

The game also has several unique backpacks. Most of them don't differ too much from the main backpack types, but they have unique names and color schemes. Some also have unique properties.

Faction Backpacks

The Military, the Network, and Red Talon all have their own backpacks. These are the following:

Name Image Description
Army-Issue Backpack Coming soon! A US Army standard ruck. Desert sand in the folds and the smell of gunpowder suggest it's been in active service for quite a while.

Essentially a Hiking Pack, but weighs 7.5 lbs instead of 8. It has the Green Camouflage color scheme.

Large Military Backpack Coming soon! Essentially a Large Backpack. It has the Camo color scheme.
Military Hiking Pack Coming soon! Essentially a Hiking Pack. It has the Camo color scheme.
Network Hiking Pack Coming soon! Essentially a Hiking Pack. It has the Network's color scheme.
Network Ultralight Pack Coming soon! Essentially an Ultralight Pack. It has the Network's color scheme.
Red Talon Elite Pack Coming soon! Clearly, somebody at Red Talon figured out early on that the best way to survive these days is by carryin' everything you need on your back. Hell, even the pockets on the pack have extra pockets inside.

A Standard Backpack with the properties of a Hiking Pack. It has Red Talon's color scheme.

Red Talon Hiking Pack Coming soon! Essentially a Hiking Pack. It has Red Talon's color scheme.
Red Talon Large Backpack Coming soon! Essentially a Large Backpack. It has Red Talon's color scheme.
Red Talon Ultralight Pack Coming soon! Essentially an Ultralight Pack. It has Red Talon's color scheme.
Small Military Backpack Coming soon! Essentially a Small Backpack. It has the Camo color scheme.
Standard Military Backpack Coming soon! Essentially a Standard Backpack. It has the Camo color scheme.
Standard Network Backpack Coming soon! Essentially a Standard Backpack. It has the Network's color scheme.
Ultralight Military Pack Coming soon! Essentially an Ultralight Pack. It has the Camo color scheme.

Bounty Broker Backpacks

Some backpacks can only be obtained through the Bounty Broker.

Name Bounty Pack Image Description
Bug Out Pack

(Orange Camo)

Go Bag Pack Coming soon! This pack may look small, but it holds a surprising amount of stuff. As a wise man once said, "Size matters not."

A Standard Backpack with the properties of a Hiking Pack.

Daypack

(Competition)

Trifecta Pack Coming soon! Not all those who wander are lost. That said, anyone going on a walkabout these days must prepare for the worst. And this slim backpack offers the capacity you need without an ounce of extra weight.

A lightweigh medium-sized backpack, providing 7 inventory slots and weighs 1 lbs. Its color scheme matches the theme of the Race Guns set.

Daypack

(Filigree)

Trifecta Pack Coming soon! All that is gold does not glitter. In fact, this gorgeous, ultra-light pack is worth far more than its weight in any precious metal.

A lightweight medium-sized backpack, providing 7 inventory slots and weighs 1 lbs. Its color scheme matches the theme of the Precious Metals set.

Daybreak

(Hard Candy)

Trifecta Pack Coming soon! When you experience the joy of wearing this roomy yet ultra-light backpack, a light from the shadows shall spring.

A lightweight medium-sized backpack, providing 7 inventory slots and weighs 1 lbs. Its color scheme matches the theme of the Hard Candy set.

Heartland's Backpacks

Each Heartland survivor comes with their own backpack, except IzzBee - she doesn't have one by default.

Name Image Description
Brock's Odd-Smelling Backpack Coming soon! It's best not to ask what's been carried around in this thing.

Essentially a Small Backpack.

Chavez's Red Talon Backpack Coming soon! Faded bloodstains are barely visible.

Essentially a Standard Backpack.

Diana's Special Backpack Coming soon! A custom backpack that seems larger on the inside than it looks on the outside. Somebody talented spent some time crafting this.

Essentially a Standard Backpack, but provides 8 inventory slots instead of 7.

Fiona's Small Backpack Coming soon! Might once have been just the right size for a child's schoolbooks.

Essentially a Small Backpack.

Helena's... Coming soon! Unknown
Isaac's Small Backpack Coming soon! You can just make out where a heart-shaped patch was torn away.

Essentially a Small Backpack.

Keesha’s... Coming soon! Unknown
Larisse's Red Backpack Coming soon! Bears a few old grease stains.

Essentially a Standard Backpack.

Logan's Army Backpack Coming soon! Once bore military insignia, but time has removed those icons.

Essentially a Standard Backpack.

Malik's Favorite Backpack Coming soon! The last thing he grabbed before abandoning his former home.

Essentially a Standard Backpack.

Quincy's Old Backpack Coming soon! Unknown
Reba's Ultralight Pack Coming soon! Unknown
Vic's... Coming soon! Unknown
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