While nobody wants to find themselves in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, surviving this ordeal is not impossible. By studying a good zombie survival guide, it is possible to gain better insight into the question of, “How to survive a zombie apocalypse?”. However, there are some common sense tips that can help you achieve zombie apocalypse survival.
One of the most common and hotly debated questions is, “how to kill a zombie?” However, with the appropriate weapons this is not as difficult as it may seem. Ideally, a shotgun is the preferred tool to use when killing a zombie. It is almost sure to kill or at least incapacitate the vengeful undead, and most importantly, it can do this from a comfortable distance. Unfortunately, a loaded firearm may not always be available. If this happens, then look around for something that is heavy, can be swung and provides a comfortable distance between you and the zombie. Once you have identified a suitable object, aim for the head of the zombie and swing like you are Babe Ruth.
Outside of weapons, there are other items that will be needed to survive the entire zombie outbreak. After all, everyone requires food and water to survive, and these items will be scarce during the outbreak. While risky, truck stops can provide individuals with large amounts of supplies. Visit the closest truck stop and check every truck that is on the lot. Many with supplies bound for grocery stores will be abandoned, and the contents of one of these trucks can feed you for a very long time. However, truck stops will be very dangerous areas during a zombie outbreak. Between other survivors gathering supplies and infected truck drivers, you will want to make sure that you carry plenty of ammunition.
Shelter is another key ingredient for zombie survival. Many people are under the impression that bomb shelters and other heavily fortified structures are the safe locations. While they are good for temporary shelter, the occupants will eventually run out of food and ammunition. This could result in the individuals being trapped and having to fight off zombies using hand to hand combat and makeshift weapons. Ideally, the safest place to shelter is on a boat. Zombies are not renowned for the swimming abilities, and a boat can afford some safety from other survivors. After all, at the first sign of trouble, a boat can pull anchor and move away.
During a zombie apocalypse, you will likely meet a variety of individuals. From former high power executives to habitual criminals, those spared from the virus will be randomly selected. It is important to carefully choose your allies during this time. Weapons and food will be the currency of the times and you do not want your allies to steal your supplies and leave you stranded. During a zombie outbreak, this is sure death sentence. Outside of close family and lifelong friends or partners, anyone you encounter is a potential thief or killer.
Surviving a zombie apocalypse will be challenging, and it will require you to use all the resources you have available. However, it is possible. With proper planning and smart use of resources, it is possible to protect yourself and the ones you care about. If you can gather a weapons cache, stock up on food and find suitable shelter then you will be well positioned to survive anything you may encounter. There is little doubt that this will be one of the most challenging times of your life, but with the right gear and the right attitude, you will be fine.