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Cultist knife
Cultist Knife View.png
General data
TypeMelee weapon
Weight0.28 kg
Grid size2x1
Effective distanceChop 0.35m, Stab 0.45m
Firing modesChop 18 Damage, Stab 23 Damage

Cultist knife (Knife) is a melee weapon in Escape from Tarkov.


A knife of a strange shape and with strange signs, taken from the сultists. Apparently, it is used as a ritual knife, but, it is not limited to this use for sure. It has technological changes in the design intended for the use of toxic substances - it is better not to touch the blade.



  • Is lost upon death, even if it's in the Scabbard (melee) slot
  • When an enemy is struck by the knife, It inflicts the Unknown toxin effect.
  • The knife has 2 uses. This means that the first two hits inflict the Unknown toxin effect