Surviving a doomsday apocalypse requires careful preparation and strategic planning. Here’s a list of 50 survival items along with brief descriptions for each:

30 Day Food Bucket

1. 30 Day Food Bucket


When the zombies strike in an apocalypse, you need food while hiding and a 30-day supply of food would be able to keep you nourished while you stay in your hideout and strategize. This food bucket contains a variety of dehydrated or freeze-dried meals that have a long shelf life and are designed to provide essential nutrients for you.

9 Hour Candle

2. 9 Hour Candle


Yes, one candle will burn for up to 9 hours.

12 Hour Glowstick

3. 12 Hour Glow Stick


Glow sticks usually out-glow after a few hours but these will last for up to 12 hours and provide a bright glow suitable for emergency situations.

18 Hour Hand Warmer

4. 18 Hour Hand Warmer


Don’t freeze out in an apocalypse, you simply open the package, shake the warmer to initiate the chemical reaction, and then place it in your clothing or gloves. The warmer will gradually produce heat for about 6 to 18 hours.

Emergency Survival Bags

5. Emergency Survival Bags


Survival bags are like sleeping bags but for survival, they are designed to be used inside to add extra insulation and warmth while you lay in them.

23 in 1 Shovel

6. 23 in 1 Tactical Shovel


Designed so well, this shovel does more than 1 thing, in fact, it does 23 things which include a saw blade, knife blade, screwdriver and firestarter.

275 Travel First Aid Kit

7. 275 Piece Travel First Aid Kit


These 275-piece aid kit will not save you from a zombie bite but they will come in handy for cuts, lacerations and dressing a wound!

Mini lighter

8. Mini Lighter


Just try not to lose it but acts great as a spare to be attacked to a keychain or made a necklace for emergencies.

Drinking Water Pouch

9. Drinking Water Pouch


Water, in a pouch, for drinking, in an emergency, it’s really convenient and portable while also being lightweight and storable especially for emergencies where all water supply is unavailable or destroyed.

Disposable skin stapler

10. Disposable Skin Stapler


This disposable skin stapler is a medical device used for wound closure, similar to a regular skin stapler, but it is designed for single-use only. After use, the entire stapler, including the staples can be thrown which reduces the risk of cross-contamination and infection between patients especially in messy emergency situations.

zippo mag strike fire starter

11. Zippo Mag Strike


This Zippo Mag Strike features a ferrocerium rod, which is a type of fire-starting material that produces sparks when scraped with the included built-in metal striker that can be used to create sparks against the ferrocerium rod, igniting dry tinder or other fire-starting materials.

115 hours candle

12. 115 Hours Candle


As the name suggests, the candle can burn continuously for up to approximately 115 hours. The candle is designed to burn slowly and evenly, maximizing its burn time and efficiency while you hide indoors.


13. Taser


Guns will kill but why kill when you can just immobilize the threat. Tasers are a great way to incapacitating a threat without causing permanent harm or death to anyone, even zombies!

Gas mask

14. Gas Mask


In case of a powerplant explosion, you’ll need one of these but it’s probably better to just go as far away as you possibly can.

battery powered lantern

15. Battery Powered Lantern


This battery powered lantern will be great for any outdoor activities where you will need light without a power source which gives out a very bright light and lasts long too.

16. Super Crazy Loud Whistle


Apparently, this whistle is so loud people could lose their hearing just listening to it which is great in emergency situations where you’re in a compromised position, lost or in danger to attract attention.

17. Long Range Walkie Talkies


In an apocalypse, we go back to these, provides really long-range communication and battery life for emergencies especially when you are without a device, power to charge your device or all telecommunication towers are destroyed.

18. 14-In-1 Multitool


A nail profiler, a mini-saw and a screwdriver are a few of the many functions this multi-tool has to offer and looks really cool too.

19. Portable Power Station with USB Charging


Jackery power stations are designed to be lightweight and easy to carry, making them highly portable for on-the-go use.

It also features various output ports, such as AC outlets, USB ports and DC ports which can power or charge various devices like laptops, smartphones, tablets, cameras, and other small appliances and is perfect for emergencies, highly recommended for an apocalypse, seriously.

20. Ultimate Survival Book


Learn all kinds of skills from this guide which you can keep in your wallet or purse, you’ll never know when they come in handy.

21. Ultimate Emergency Car Kit


From jumper cables to reflective triangles to first aid, a set of this is a must for anyone out for an expedition or any sort of travel where help is likely unavailable to you.

22. Hand Crank Powerbank


Crank it up and charge! You wouldn’t need to worry about losing power for your devices when you’re out of power – no need to rely on electricity or disposable batteries because you’ll basically be able to charge limitlessly with this bad boy. This crank power bank is compatible with your smartphones, tablets, and other USB-powered gadgets so it’s a good addition to your bug out bag so long as you’re willing to crank it up.

23. Kinetic Projectile Launcher


A kinetic projectile launcher, often referred to as a “kinetic launcher,” is a device or system designed to launch projectiles using kinetic energy, typically without the use of chemical propellants or explosives.

These launchers rely on mechanical means to accelerate the projectile to high speeds which is a great alternative to any lethal methods of self-defense.

24. Laser Pepper Spray


A pepper spray that allows you to aim at the target with the laser.

25. Solar Power Bank


The power bank is equipped with solar panels that capture sunlight and convert it into electrical energy. It combines a solar panel with a battery pack, making it a convenient and eco-friendly solution for charging devices while on the go, especially in emergencies.

26. Powerful Flashlight with Powerbank


This combination allows you to use the flashlight for illumination while also using it to charge other electronic devices making it a convenient and multipurpose tool for outdoor activities or emergencies.

27. Garmin Instinct 2 GPS Smartwatch


The watch is equipped with a solar panel that can harness sunlight to extend battery life, allowing you to use the watch for longer periods without the need for frequent charging and also has GPS perfect for any survival situations.

28. 250 Piece Survival Kit


This kit would be a perfect thing to buy for each family member and kept in storage for a day we might need it, just in case.

29. Trip Wire Alarm


Get your tripwire tied to this device and keep the parameter of your vicinity safe.

30. Tactical Vest


This tactical vest feature the MOLLE (Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment) system, which consists of rows of webbing or straps. These allow users to attach and customize pouches, holsters, and other accessories according to your needs.

31. Survival Knife


This knife is powerful and will be fit for any sort of cutting or chopping when you are out in the woods with an extremely ergonomic handle.

32. Warning Sign


Not sure if zombies can still read in an apocalypse but this would be great on your lawn or door just to keep people away but keeping it lighthearted at the same time.

Mini stove for outdoorsmen

33. Mini Stove with USB Charger


Make a fire while also charge your phone with this mini stove. This stove is small and easily packed into your backpack while also being able to provide powerful flames to cook your meals.

Venom Extractor

34. Venom Extractor


The idea behind this ingenious tool is to minimize the spread of venom in the body and potentially reduce the severity of the envenomation or allergic reaction. But this should not be a replacement for professional help, use it as a first-resort tool after calling for help!

35. Aerosol Fire Extinguisher


An aerosol fire extinguisher is a type of portable fire extinguisher that uses aerosol technology to dispense a fire-suppressing agent. It is a compact and easy-to-use device designed to extinguish small fires in their early stages.

36. 2 Story Mini Ladder


The ladder is designed to reach from a window on the second floor to the ground. It is usually long enough to accommodate the height of a typical two-story building.

When not in use, the escape ladder is compact and easy to store. It can be kept under a bed, in a closet or even your car.

37. 200 Piece Coin Tissues


The tissues are compressed into a compact shape to save space and reduce bulkiness during storage and transport.

38. Nuclear Radiation Detector


Also known as a radiation dosimeter or Geiger-Muller counter, is a device used to detect and measure the presence of ionizing radiation.

It detects ionizing radiation, such as alpha, beta, and gamma particles, and produces an audible clicking sound or digital readout when radiation is detected.

39. Water Purifying Tablets


Water purifying tablets are compact and portable chemical agents designed to disinfect and purify water, making it safe for drinking and other uses. They are commonly used by hikers, campers, travelers, and in emergency situations where access to clean and safe drinking water may be limited or unavailable.

40. Solar Powered Stove


Solar cookers are designed with mirrors or panels, that concentrate sunlight onto a cooking area. The cooking chamber of the solar stove is well-insulated to trap heat and maintain consistent temperatures so you could cook meat and anything else that you have a hankering for out there.

41. Emergency Thermal Blankets


Also known as space blankets or Mylar blankets, these are thin, lightweight, and highly reflective blankets designed to provide warmth and protection in emergency situations. They are commonly used by hikers, campers and emergency responders.

42. Permanent Match Stick


A permanent matchstick typically consists of a metal casing that resembles a large matchstick. Inside the casing, there is a replaceable ferrocerium rod, which is the fire-starting component. This will be perfect for outdoor activities where you’re likely unable to start a fire properly.

43. Stun Gun


This stun gun is a handheld, non-lethal self-defense device designed to incapacitate an attacker temporarily by delivering a high-voltage electric shock from the top of the baton. The high-voltage, low current electric shock is sure to leave the threat to be immobilized in a very non-lethal manner which is always better.

44. Water Purification System


This small devise is powerful enough to convert water from lakes and streams into drinkable water.

45. Professional CB Radio


Short for Citizens Band radio, this is a two-way communication device that operates on the Citizens Band radio service. CB radios are widely used for short-range communication among individuals and groups, particularly for personal, recreational, and professional purposes and will be great to have in emergencies for backup communication.

46. Night Vision Binocular


Night vision binoculars use image intensifier tubes to amplify and enhance available ambient light, making objects visible in low-light conditions and is perfect for emergencies especially outdoors where you can freely observe your surroundings without being detected as you may be if you used a flashlight.

47. Woodland Ghillie Suit


With loose and ragged threads or strips attached to the fabric. of this suit, it will help break up the human outline and create a three-dimensional appearance, resembling foliage or brush which will allow you to hunt OR hide in emergencies such as an apocalypse.

48. HeartStart Defibrillator


Also known as an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), is a life-saving medical device used to restore a normal heart rhythm in cases of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) by delivering an electric shock to the heart to restore a normal rhythm and could mean life or death which is always good to have at home when emergency services are unavailable or interrupted in emergency situations.

49.  Field Dressing Kit


This 10-piece dressing kit will be able to bring an elk from the field to a food on the table as every tool necessary to do so is in this complete kit.

50. Survival Medical Handbook


This will be great to just have in your backpack somewhere in the bottom at all times. When you’re in a compromised situation, you’ll have access to in-depth guides and advice on how to treat someone or yourself if you get hurt.