Escape From Tarkov: How to Split Ammo

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Escape From Tarkov may have released a few years ago, but thanks to a host of streamers it has suddenly become really popular. It’s a super hardcore first-person shooter with MMO elements that it still in early access. It can be pretty confusing though. So that you can organize your inventory in a better way, here’s everything you need to know about how to split ammo in Escape From Tarkov.

The reason you’ll want to do this is because you need to pick what gear to take into a raid before you start it. If you then die, any of that gear will be lost. Therefore, you need to be careful with ammo reserves.

How to Split Ammo in Escape From Tarkov

Thankfully, it is pretty simple to do so. First of all, open up your gear/inventory menu and make sure that you have a free space for another stack of ammo.

Then, find the ammo stack you want to split and hold down the left CTRL button on your keyboard. Now, click and drag the ammo you want to split towards the empty space, keeping CTRL pressed down.

Then, when you let go to split ammo, the stack you started with will be cut in exactly half, with the second stack now being on its own. You can then organize them how you like.

Time needed: 1 minute.

In short, to split ammo in Escape From Tarkov

  1. Open up your gear/inventory menu.

  2. Hold for the left CTRL button and click on the stack you want to split.

  3. Drag it into a free inventory slot to cut the stack in half.

That’s everything you need to know about how to split ammo in Escape From Tarkov. For more tips and tricks on the game as it gets more and more popular, be sure to check back with Twinfinite.

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Tom Hopkins

Tom was Twinfinite's former Deputy Guides Editor having written for the site from 2015 through until 2021 when he left to continue his video games writing elsewhere in the industry. Tom is a Film and English graduate from London who plays far too much FIFA. Tom's been playing games since 1999 and his favorite genres are third-person action, racing, and narrative-driven experiences.