Can you split ammo in Escape From Tarkov?

Addressing whether it's possible to split ammo and organize your inventory in Escape From Tarkov.

In Escape From Tarkov, you have limited inventory space to work with, leading many to ask whether it’s possible to split ammo. The more ammo you have for your weapon, the more prepared you’ll be to defend yourself against enemies. Of course, picking up new ammo can disrupt your inventory organization. To help, we’ve put together a guide addressing whether you can split ammo in Escape From Tarkov.

Can you split ammo in Escape From Tarkov?

Can you split ammo in Escape From Tarkov
You're able to split ammo stacks in Escape From Tarkov as long as you have open inventory slots available.
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  • Press Tab to open your inventory.
  • Click on the ammo you wish to split while holding the left CTRL key.
  • Move the ammo over to an empty inventory slot.
  • Once it’s in the empty spot, you'll receive a prompt asking how much ammo you want to split.
  • Choose an amount, and you'll have a new second stack of split ammo.

The answer to the question of whether you can split ammo in Escape From Tarkov is yes, you can. What’s nice is that splitting ammo in Escape From Tarkov is relatively simple. After looting new ammo, you’ll want to open up your inventory menu by pressing the Tab key. In your inventory, look for the ammo you’ve picked up and wish to split.

When splitting ammo in Escape From Tarkov, you'll be asked the amount of ammo you wish to split.
When splitting ammo in Escape From Tarkov, you'll be asked the amount of ammo you wish to split.
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Click on the ammo, then hold down your left CTRL key. Move the ammo over to an empty space in your inventory (while holding CTRL), and then drop it in. After moving your ammo to a new empty space, you'll see a prompt asking you how much ammo you want to split off. After choosing the amount, you'll create a new second stack of ammo which you can move around to any available spot in your inventory.

Note that if your inventory is completely full and there are no empty spots, you won’t be able to split your ammo.

Now that you know whether you can split your ammo in Escape From Tarkov, be sure to read through some of our other helpful guides including how to improve your FPS in Escape From Tarkov, the squad limit size in Escape From Tarkov, and how to Extract in Escape From Tarkov.

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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