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Magnifying Lens
Magnifying Lens.jpeg
Type: Tool
Weight: 0.22 lbs / 0.10 kg

The Magnifying Lens is one of the Items available in The Long Dark.


  • A magnifying lens that can be used to start a fire during daylight.
  • A fire will only be lit with a magnifying lens if the below conditions are met:
    • It is in the middle of Daytime.
    • There is no storms, blizzards, or strong winds.
    • There must be little to no clouds in the sky.
    • You must be outside. (However, the magnifying glass can still be used inside fishing huts)
  • Additionally, magnifying lens do not impact the Fire-Starting Chance.

See also