The Zombie Survival Guide is a book written by Max Brooks that gives advice on how to survive a zombie apocalypse. Advice ranges from weapons to use, vehicles to drive, shelters to find and how to last as long as possible. It was released in 2003 and was followed by a fictional sequel, World War Z.

Summary Edit

Chapter 1: 'The Undead: Myths and Realities' Edit

The first chapter details the 'rules'. A description of the behaviors and traits of the Solanum virus and Zombies. Including the source of the virus, symptoms, transmission and treatment. It also describes the zombies' abilities (sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch), healing, decomposition, digestion, respiration, circulation, reproduction, strength, speed, agility, intelligence, emotions, memories, needs, communications, social life, hunting, motivation, killing, disposal, domestication and the severity of outbreaks.

Chapter 2: 'Weapons and Combat Techniques' Edit

General Rules Edit

Obey the Law! Edit
Train Constantly Edit
Care for Your Tools Edit
Beware Display Tools Edit
Develop the First Weapon Edit

Chapter 3: 'On the Defense' Edit

Chapter 4: 'On the Run' Edit

Chapter 5: 'On the Attack' Edit

Chapter 6: 'Living in an Undead World' Edit

Chapter 7: 'Recorded Attacks' Edit

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