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Simple storage for things. Allows storing up to 15 items.
– Blueprint description


"Simple storage for things. Can be placed in Build Mode"

A Small Box is a furniture used for storing items.

  • Can hold up to 15 stacks or items.

Small Box can be found at Pine and Limestone areas, Bunker Alfa and NPC Survivor Base.

Note: As of Beta v.1.11.6, Small Box is the entry level for upgrading storage space at Home base.

Crafting Requirements

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  • Level: 2 Unlearned recipes.png
  • Craft Points: 1 Craft Point Icon.png



  • Placement: Floor (lvl.1)
  • Grid Size: 1x1 Icon Builder Floor.png
  • Max: 40
  • Capacity: 15 slots
  • Orientation: 4 positions


The Small Box is used in the following Blueprints:

Small Box is used to upgrade to Chest:




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Small Box can be painted by pressing the button in the top right corner when interacting with the Small Box. The following options are available:


Logo/Icon on the Small Box depends on the type of item stored inside.

  • Note:
    • If more than 1 type of items are stored together, then the logo/icon will be decided by the type of items that occupy the most storage slots.
    • If the types of items occupy the storage slots evenly, then the logo/icon will be decided by the first type of item stored.
      • e.g.: Beanie, 20 First Aid Kit, 10 Bandages, Glock 17, M16, Mini Uzi, 5 Bandages - “Red Cross” logo/icon will be displayed.
        • (3 “Red Cross” items type vs 3 “Gun” items type, but the “Red Cross” item type is first).
          • (1 “Shirt” item type does not count as it only occupies 1 storage slot).

Logo/Icon that can appear on top of Small Box


As of Beta v.1.16.3 assembly of Small Box at multiplayer was removed and replaced with the “Stockman”.

Before Beta v.1.16.3:

Outpost Camp. Sector 7 added in Beta v.1.12.3

You can upgrade to 25 slots:

You can adjust access settings for Officer, Member and or Recruit of your Clan.


On the Recycler, a Small Box can be recycled into a Common Log in 10 minutes and 1 second at an appropriate level of Other recycling skill.

Trivia and Tips

  • Small Box with items inside can’t be stored while in Base Builder mode.
  • Max placement changed from 20 to 40 in Beta v.1.11.6.
  • Before Beta v.1.6
    • Blueprint description: "Simple storage for things. Allows storing up to 12 items."
    • Capacity: increase 12 to 15 slots
  • Underground loot storage in Bunker Alfa is often guarded by a Turret or Frenzied Giant.
  • In some areas, loot boxes may spawn in on top of local resources like grass, trees, rocks, etc.