How to Spawn Zombies in Unturned

Zombies in Unturned always appear at the wrong time. Luckily, you can predict where they will spawn by setting spawning locations manually in the Unturned map editor. This way, you will always be prepared when encountering a group of zombies and can loot items and experience easier. If you’re wondering how to do that, read on.

How to Spawn Zombies in Unturned

In this guide, we’ll explain how to make zombies spawn at specific areas in Unturned. Additionally, we’ll provide instructions on stopping zombies from appearing at your base, and will answer some of the most common questions related to zombies in the game.

How to Spawn Zombies in Unturned?

You can’t spawn a zombie in the game with the help of cheats like regular items. Zombies in Unturned spawn at random, but can be pre-set to spawn at specific locations during a custom map creation. Here’s how to do that:

  1. Open the map editor from Steam. To do that, install it from the official website.
  2. Select the map size, type, set the environment, etc.
  3. Once you’re done with the map environment, you can start adding spawns to your map. To do that, navigate to the “Spawns” tab and click “Zombies.”
  4. Name your first zombie spawn table and click “Add.” Different types of zombies should have different spawn tables.
  5. Enter a zombie ID and click “Add.” Set the spawning chance for this specific kind of zombie.
  6. Customize your zombies – select clothing, health, damage, item spawns, etc. To spawn clothing and items together with zombies, you can set a spawning chance.
  7. Optionally, select “Mega Zombie” or “Magma Zombie” options.
  8. Select spawning locations on the map by left-clicking on areas and confirming with “Add.” To remove an area, click “Sub.”
  9. Confirm and continue to edit your map.

How to Stop Zombies Spawning at Base in Unturned?

If zombies keep spawning next to your base, you can craft a Safezone Radiator to prevent it. To do that, follow the steps below:

  1. Collect necessary items – scrap metal, vaccine, and a blowtorch.
  2. Navigate to your inventory, then click “Crafting.”
  3. Press and hold “Ctrl” on your keyboard and left-click on materials you’re going to use for crafting.
  4. Select “Craft All” and choose the item you wish to craft from the menu on the right.
  5. From scrap metal, craft metal sheets, and metal bars. Repeat until you have six of each.
  6. From six metal sheets, six metal bars, a vaccine, and a blowtorch; craft a Safezone Radiator.
  7. Place the Safezone Radiator at your base, somewhere near a generator, and turn it on.

How to Spawn Mega Zombies in Unturned?

You can set Mega zombies to spawn at specific locations in the Unturned map editor. Here’s how to make Mega zombies spawn on your map:

To make Magma zombies spawn on your map, follow the steps below:

  1. Open the map editor from Steam. To do that, install it from the official website.
  2. Select the map size, type, set the environment, etc.
  3. Once you’re done with the map environment, you can start adding spawns to your map. To do that, navigate to the “Spawns” tab and click “Zombies.”
  4. Name your first zombie spawn table and click “Add.” Different types of zombies should have different spawn tables.
  5. Enter a zombie ID and click “Add.” Set the spawning chance for this specific kind of zombie.
  6. Customize your zombies – select clothing, health, damage, item spawns, etc. To spawn clothing and items together with zombies, you can set a spawning chance.
  7. Select “Magma Zombie” from the menu.
  8. Select spawning locations on the map by left-clicking on areas and confirming with “Add.” To remove an area, click “Sub.”
  9. Confirm and continue to edit your map.

How to Not Spawn Zombies in Unturned?

You can stop zombies from spawning by creating a Safezone Radiator. To do that, follow the steps below:

  1. Collect necessary items – scrap metal, vaccine, and a blowtorch.
  2. Navigate to your inventory, then click “Crafting.”
  3. Press and hold “Ctrl” on your keyboard and left-click on materials you’re going to use for crafting.
  4. Select “Craft All” and choose the item you wish to craft from the menu on the right.
  5. From scrap metal, craft metal sheets, and metal bars. Repeat until you have six of each.
  6. From six metal sheets, six metal bars, a vaccine, and a blowtorch; craft a Safezone Radiator.
  7. Place the Safezone Radiator in any place near a generator, and turn it on. Zombies won’t spawn in this area, but neither will other items.

Tip: Optionally, you can create a custom map, select zombie spawning areas yourself, and build outside of those areas.

Frequently Asked Questions

Read this section to find out more about zombies and spawning items in Unturned.

How Do You Make Yourself Look Like a Zombie in Unturned?

You can make yourself look like a zombie by customizing your character’s appearance. The most important thing is to match the skin color to zombies – set the red color bar at 100, blue at 100, and green at 124. Then, select a zombie face and make sure you don’t have any hair or beard.

The clothes selection can also give you away easily. Thus, don’t choose regular civilian outfits – instead, wear military, police, and other uniform sets. If you want to hide, go to a location where zombies of the same type spawn.

Can You Spawn Beacons in Unturned?

As opposed to zombies, beacons can be spawned in Unturned using commands. Bring up the cheat input box by pressing the “J” button on your keyboard and type in “@give” followed by the beacon ID – 1194.

What Is a Zombie Boss in Unturned?

Zombie Boss is a type of zombie that mainly appears during quests. However, you can make them spawn at ordinary locations more often by adjusting the game difficulty settings. There are four types of Zombie Bosses – ground pounder, flamethrower, lightning striker, and nuclear spitter. All of them have different abilities but are equally hard to kill.

Where Do Mega Zombies Spawn in Unturned?

It’s fairly easy to encounter a Mega zombie in Unturned, as they spawn at plenty of locations. In Belgium, you can find them at the Florennes military base, at the center of Hofer farm, at the Nulirane research center, at the Ypres deadzone, and at the Herstal factory.

In Cyprus, Mega zombies spawn only at Salamis police station and at Agros military base. In France, the Mega zombie spawning areas are Paris, Verdun airbase, Marseille deadzone, and Flamanville Tower.

They can also be encountered in several places in Germany, Hawaii, Ireland, PEI, Russia, Yukon, and Washington. Spawn points mostly appear near important objects rather than in the middle of nowhere.

How Do You Spawn Animals in Unturned?

To spawn animals, you can use the same cheat as for spawning items. Bring up the cheat input box by pressing the “J” button on your keyboard and type in “@give” followed by an animal ID. Optionally, use the “@animal [ID]” command instead.

Take Control Over Zombies

Zombies are a crucial part of Unturned – it’s a survival game, after all. With the help of this guide, you should now have more control over zombie spawning areas. Unturned map editor allows you to decide on the zombie spawning locations, chances, and select items to spawn together with them.

If you don’t want to lose your existing base but would like to get rid of zombies, install a Safezone Radiator that will stop any items from appearing around it.

How do you recognize fake zombies in Unturned? Share your experiences in the comments section below.

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