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Project Zomboid – How To Sneak?

Here's our guide on how to use sneak ability in Project Zomboid.

Project Zomboid is an indie zombie-horror game that involves surviving in a zombie apocalyptic world. While there are many things you can do to survive, Sneak is one of the abilities that can prove very helpful.  As the name suggests, sneak is an ability that lets you sneak past zombies. Sneak ability is like a stealth mode in Project Zomboid. When do we use stealth mode in a game? When we need to avoid confrontation. It is a slow crouch walking that stealthily helps you evade zombies. While encountering big hordes of zombies, sneak might be the ability you are looking for. Here’s our guide on how to sneak in Project Zomboid.

How to Sneak in Project Zomboid?


  • Press C to use Sneak ability in Project Zomboid.
  • You can also configure another key for sneak or crouch by heading over to Game Options.

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As zombies can detect you under close proximity, try to maintain a safe distance and use sneak ability.  Although it covers less distance than the usual walking it is extremely helpful during encounters with large hordes of zombies. Using sneak ability will let you walk slower and attract less attention. It is a slower walk than the usual walk and covers less distance. Sneak ability can also be leveled up like the other abilities in Project Zomboid. The zombies attract noise and to avoid noise, you can level up lightfoot. Lightfoot can be leveled up as you sneak past zombies. This will also level up your sneak ability around zombies. As you level up your sneak ability more, you will be able to slip larger hordes of zombies. While sneak ability can help you run past zombies, you can also evade them by simply running into safe buildings and forests.


That’s all on how to use sneak ability in Project Zomboid. If this guide helped you, make sure to check out our other Project Zomboid Guides, walkthroughs, tips, and tricks right here on Gamer Tweak.