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25 Survival Tools For When The SHTF

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When SHTF having some survival tools on hand will give you a head start on most of the population and enable you to jump to the front of the survival race.

There are a number of survival tools that can make your life much easier when it comes to getting the essentials you will need to potentially start over in the new normal.

Portability and versatility are key when it comes to survival tools. Items that can be used for more than one purpose mean you do not have to carry multiple items but only one.

Portable and compact items can be stored and carried easily from place to place so you can have them with you wherever you go.

We have found some of the top survival tools that can help you out when disaster strikes.

1. 3 Long Range Walkie Talkies Rechargeable

Topsung 3 Long Range Walkie Talkies Rechargeable for Adults - NOAA 2 Way Radios Walkie Talkies 3 Pack - Long Distance Walkie-Talkies with Earpiece and Mic Set Headset USB Charger Battery Weather Alert
5,776 Reviews
Topsung 3 Long Range Walkie Talkies Rechargeable for Adults - NOAA 2 Way Radios Walkie Talkies 3 Pack - Long Distance Walkie-Talkies with Earpiece and Mic Set Headset USB Charger Battery Weather Alert
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If you want to be able to keep communication with your family when you may need to be apart for a time then having rechargeable walkie talkies is a must.

These rechargeable two way radios have USB charging cable and original fast charge option, making them more convenient to charge anytime.

2. LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking

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LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking, Camping, Travel, and Emergency Preparedness, 1 Pack, Blue
115,077 Reviews
LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking, Camping, Travel, and Emergency Preparedness, 1 Pack, Blue
  • Removes Bacteria & Parasites: The Microfiltration Membrane...
  • Removes Microplastics: Removes The Smallest Microplastics...
  • Rigorous Testing: All Claims Are Verified With Laboratories...

Having safe drinking water will save you from dehydration and since you may need to find a water source in the wild having a portable water filter is ideal.

This specific filter has a microfiltration membrane that removes 99.999999% of waterborne bacteria (including E. coli and salmonella), and 99.999% of waterborne parasites (including giardia and cryptosporidium).

3. AOFAR Magnesium Fire Starter AF-374

AOFAR Magnesium Fire Starter AF-374 (2-Pack) Waterproof Fire Steel Pouch for Camping, Hiking, Hunting, Backpacking,Outdoor Survival fire Striker kit
4,155 Reviews
AOFAR Magnesium Fire Starter AF-374 (2-Pack) Waterproof Fire Steel Pouch for Camping, Hiking, Hunting, Backpacking,Outdoor Survival fire Striker kit
  • 👍Magnesium rod is easily scraped off with striker,and is...
  • 👍FIRE STARTERS : Each box includes 2 Magnesium Fire...
  • 👍Waterproof Fire Steel:Solid magnesium fuel bar with...

Fire has multiple uses in the wild in the form of a heat source, cooking source, water filtration option and protection. Being able to make and maintain fire is key.

This fire starter magnesium rod is easily scraped off with a striker, and is ignited by sparks from the flint, starting fires in any weather conditions.

4. The Prepper’s Survival Bible: 3 in 1 Collection

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Knowledge is power and having some form of survival how-to instructions on hand can help ensure your success.

This specific collection contains foods to stockpile, off-grid living and survival techniques to be better prepared should something go wrong.

All these would be very helpful in emergency situations.

5. Durecopow 20000mAh Portable Outdoor Waterproof Solar Power Bank

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Durecopow Solar Charger, 20000mAh Portable Outdoor Waterproof Solar Power Bank, Camping External Backup Battery Pack Dual 5V USB Ports Output, 2 Led Light Flashlight with Compass (Orange)
5,032 Reviews
Durecopow Solar Charger, 20000mAh Portable Outdoor Waterproof Solar Power Bank, Camping External Backup Battery Pack Dual 5V USB Ports Output, 2 Led Light Flashlight with Compass (Orange)
  • High-Quality Portable Solar Charger - water-resistant,...
  • Two Charging Way - External battery charger with solar panel...
  • Dual USB and Powerful LED Light - It makes it easy to charge...

Multipurpose items are helpful as survival tools.

It is a High-quality portable solar charger which is a water-resistant, shock-resistant and dustproof solar phone charger, featured with a carabiner, compass, and 2 LED flashlight.

6. Survival Vegetable Seeds Garden Kit

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Gardeners Basics, Survival Vegetable Seeds Garden Kit Over 16,000 Seeds Non-GMO and Heirloom, Great for Emergency Bugout Survival Gear 35 Varieties Seeds for Planting Vegetables 35 Plant Markers
6,687 Reviews
Gardeners Basics, Survival Vegetable Seeds Garden Kit Over 16,000 Seeds Non-GMO and Heirloom, Great for Emergency Bugout Survival Gear 35 Varieties Seeds for Planting Vegetables 35 Plant Markers
  • ASSORTMENT - 35 easy to grow vegetable varieties and over...
  • PROFESSIONAL - Packed in seed packets, not plastic bags:...
  • USA - Seed bank grown, sourced, and packaged in the USA. It...

If you are able to find somewhere to start over when SHTF then you will need to be self-sufficient as possible. This kit has 35 easy to grow vegetable varieties and over 16,000 seeds.

All non-GMO and heirloom varieties. The survival pack includes lettuce, beets, carrots, onions, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, peppers, broccoli, peas, beans, and more.

7. YIDERBO First Aid Kit Survival Kit

First Aid Kit Home 274PCS Emergency Kit Home Supplies First Aid Kits for Car Camping Essentials for Adventures Boat Public YIDERBO
8,453 Reviews
First Aid Kit Home 274PCS Emergency Kit Home Supplies First Aid Kits for Car Camping Essentials for Adventures Boat Public YIDERBO
  • Lightweight and easy to use, weighing just about 1 pound,...
  • With its portable and compact design, the emergency kit is...
  • The home first aid kit supplies is the solution for most of...

First aid will be something you will need to manage for yourself when things go bad. 274 pieces upgraded first aid kit with multipurpose emergency survival tools all-purpose highest standards medical trauma supplies.

Complete first aid kit with a bright red bag, where you can quickly find everything you need in case of any emergency.

8. EST Gear Survival Shovel

EST Gear Survival Shovel - The Ultimate 18-in-1 Camping Shovel for Hiking, Overlanding and Metal Detecting - Keep in Your Emergency Kit or Bug Out Bag - Lifetime Replacement
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EST Gear Survival Shovel - The Ultimate 18-in-1 Camping Shovel for Hiking, Overlanding and Metal Detecting - Keep in Your Emergency Kit or Bug Out Bag - Lifetime Replacement
  • THE ORIGINAL SURVIVAL SHOVEL: Versatile enough to tackle any...
  • QUALITY MATERIALS: Made with heat-treated, high quality,...
  • AMERICAN OWNED & OPERATED: Inspired by the American outdoors...

This 18 in 1 survival tool is versatile and portable.

The EST Gear camping shovel includes a saw, camping ax, knife, hunting spear, bottle opener, fire starter, hoe, wire-cutter, trowel, survival shovel, hexagon wrenches, nail puller, ice pick, ruler, hook, waterproof storage that can store waterproof matches and other camping supplies, screw driver, whistle compass and rope cutter.

9. World’s Toughest Emergency Blankets

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4-Pack Extra-Thick Thermal Mylar Emergency Blankets - Waterproof Ultralight Camping Gear
1,958 Reviews
4-Pack Extra-Thick Thermal Mylar Emergency Blankets - Waterproof Ultralight Camping Gear
  • TOUGHEST EMERGENCY BLANKETS ON EARTH – Exclusively from...
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The HeatFlex mylar in this blanket is thicker and more flexible than ordinary space blankets.

Combined with durable packaging designed ultralight compact for easy carrying in your emergency kit. This will be able to keep you and your family warm if SHTF.

10. StatGear Surviv-All Fixed-Blade Bowie Knife with Sheath

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StatGear Surviv-All Fixed-Blade Bowie Knife with Sheath, Firestarter, Sharpener & Cord Cutter for Hunting Camping Outdoors Hiking EDC
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StatGear Surviv-All Fixed-Blade Bowie Knife with Sheath, Firestarter, Sharpener & Cord Cutter for Hunting Camping Outdoors Hiking EDC
  • StatGear survival outdoor knife is a stainless steel full...
  • Features a drop point blade equipped with a blade sharpening...
  • Fire starter and cord cutter in sheath. The cord cutter...

This durable knife can handle anything, especially the tough outdoors.

It features a drop point blade equipped with a blade sharpening stone in the rear of sheath so your knife is sharp & sturdy consistently. It also has a fire starter and cord cutter in the sheath.

The cord cutter works well for minor cuts so you don’t have to take out your knife.

11. LEATHERMAN, Wingman Multitool

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LEATHERMAN, Wingman Multitool with Spring-Action Pliers and Scissors, Stainless Steel with Nylon Sheath
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LEATHERMAN, Wingman Multitool with Spring-Action Pliers and Scissors, Stainless Steel with Nylon Sheath
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  • 14 TOOLS IN 1: Equipped with 14 tools to handle almost...
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A traditional Leatherman is useful in survival settings.

This one is equipped with 14 tools to handle almost anything: knife, pliers, screwdrivers, wire cutters, a wire stripper, scissors, a package opener, bottle and can openers, a file and a ruler.

12. Go Time Gear Life Tent Emergency Survival Shelter

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Go Time Gear Life Tent Emergency Survival Shelter – 2 Person Emergency Tent – Use As Camping Tent, Survival Tent, Emergency Shelter, Tube Tent, Survival Tarp - Includes Survival Whistle & Paracord
  • Compact Emergency Shelter: The Go Time Gear Life Tent is a...
  • Waterproof and Windproof: Our emergency storm shelter weighs...
  • Quick Set-Up: Our thermal emergency tube tent sets up fast...

The Life Tent is a waterproof and windproof 2-person tube tent constructed from extra-thick tear & puncture resistant polyethylene material that locks out rain, wind, and snow.

Engineered to be your layer of protection against harsh weather, the interior reflects up to 90% of your body heat keeping your warm, dry, and protected from the elements.

13. Three Donkeys Camping Hammock

Three Donkeys Camping Hammock Lightweight Double & Single Nylon Parachute Hammock with TPU Inflatable Tube, Good for Backpacking, Travel, Beach, Backyard, Patio, Hiking (Blue)
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Three Donkeys Camping Hammock Lightweight Double & Single Nylon Parachute Hammock with TPU Inflatable Tube, Good for Backpacking, Travel, Beach, Backyard, Patio, Hiking (Blue)
  • NEW DESIGN: camping hammock with TPU inflatable tube on both...
  • HIGH QUALITY: TPU tube hammock is made of high-quality and...
  • GREAT MATERIAL: Double hanging tent with super-strong...

This camping hammock with TPU inflatable tube on both sides to prevent rollover.

It is made of high-quality and heavy-duty 210T parachute nylon, tough, wear-resistant, soft and breathable, and has excellent anti-fraying, anti-tearing, dirty resistance. Easy to clean and dry quickly after being wet.

14. Kutir 36 Inch Pocket Chainsaw

This 36 inch saw is the only saw you need. It is compact, easy to carry and cuts through like butter.

It is suitable for a wide range of cases. Quickly cuts branches up to 16 in. in diameter. Cut limbs 40-feet, or add more rope for higher cuts. Flexible chain for any height of limbs.

15. Coleman Gas Stove

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Coleman Bottletop Propane Camping Stove, Portable 1-Burner Adjustable Stove with Wind Baffles, Pressure Regulator, and 10,000 BTUs of Power; Great for Camping, Hiking, Backpacking, & More
6,709 Reviews
Coleman Bottletop Propane Camping Stove, Portable 1-Burner Adjustable Stove with Wind Baffles, Pressure Regulator, and 10,000 BTUs of Power; Great for Camping, Hiking, Backpacking, & More
  • UP TO 10,000 total BTUs of Cooking Power
  • PRESSURE REGULATOR provides consistent performance in...
  • PERFECTHEAT DESIGN ensures efficient cooking with less fuel

When you’re looking for a compact stove for survival purposes, pack the Coleman Bottle Top Propane Stove.

The cooking surface fits an 8-in. pan above a fully adjustable burner that delivers up to 10,000 BTUs of cooking power.

The PerfectFlow technology will keep the heat steady, and you’ll use less fuel too thanks to the PerfectHeat technology.

Wind baffles help shield your flame from the wind so the most heat possible goes into making your meal.

When you’re ready to leave camp, the burner and base easily separate from the propane bottle for compact packing.

16. AOFAR AF-4074 Military Compass

AOFAR Military Compass AF-4074 Camo for Hiking,Lensatic Sighting Waterproof,Durable,Inclinometer for Camping,Boy Scount,Geology Activities Boating
3,041 Reviews
AOFAR Military Compass AF-4074 Camo for Hiking,Lensatic Sighting Waterproof,Durable,Inclinometer for Camping,Boy Scount,Geology Activities Boating
  • MULTIFUNCTION:Floating compass dial with 360°...
  • DURABLE METAL : Durable metal construction,waterproof...
  • HIGH ACCURACY:Thermoelastic liquid-filled capsule,This...

Floating compass dial with 360° scale, adjustable prism lens and fold metal lid.

Compass with a clinometer, enabling measuring height and slopes.

It has a durable metal construction, it is both waterproof and shake proof allowing it to withstand even the most harsh conditions.

17. Hitdudu Camping Hatchet

Hitdudu Camping Hatchet, 14' Camping Axe Throwing Axe for Outdoor Wood Splitting and Kindling, Forged Carbon Steel Heat Treated Survival Tool, Fiberglass Shock Reduction Handle with Anti-Slip Grip
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Hitdudu Camping Hatchet, 14" Camping Axe Throwing Axe for Outdoor Wood Splitting and Kindling, Forged Carbon Steel Heat Treated Survival Tool, Fiberglass Shock Reduction Handle with Anti-Slip Grip
  • 🪓【Camping and Throwing Axe】This Throwing Chopping Axe...
  • 🪓【Ergonomic Handle】This Chopping Hatchet is designed...
  • 🪓【Durable Nylon Sheath】The hatchet come with a nylon...

This throwing chopping ax is designed for easy chopping of firewood, logs, kindling and branches.

The durable heat treated blade with it`s balance weight is perfect for throwing. It is designed with an anti-skid & shock absorption, cold-resistant ergonomic fiberglass handle.

It will reduce the strain on your hand, resist slipping, and add comfort.

18. NOAA Emergency Weather Alert Radio

Emergency Solar Hand Crank Radio,AM/FM/SW NOAA Portable Weather Alert Radio With Flashlight,Reading Lamp,Phone Charger,Rechargeable Battery Powered Radio,SOS Alarms for Survival Home Outdoor Hurricane
4,635 Reviews
Emergency Solar Hand Crank Radio,AM/FM/SW NOAA Portable Weather Alert Radio With Flashlight,Reading Lamp,Phone Charger,Rechargeable Battery Powered Radio,SOS Alarms for Survival Home Outdoor Hurricane
  • 【Emergency Survival Kit】Hurricanes, tornadoes,...
  • 【Built-in 5000 rechargeable battery】Compared with other...
  • 【5 Charging Modes】This emergency solar 𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗱...

PPLEE weather radio will keep your family safe through natural disasters.

This emergency weather radio with multiple power backup options including 5 power sources.

Crank solar AM FM sw radio battery operated prepper supply with phone charger, earphone jack, LED flashlight, reading lamp, rechargeable survival kit.

19. The Original MultiCam Tactical Work Gloves

Mechanix Wear: The Original Tactical Work Gloves with Secure Fit, Flexible Grip for Multi-Purpose Use, Durable Touchscreen Safety Gloves for Men (Camouflage - MultiCam, Large)
28,846 Reviews
Mechanix Wear: The Original Tactical Work Gloves with Secure Fit, Flexible Grip for Multi-Purpose Use, Durable Touchscreen Safety Gloves for Men (Camouflage - MultiCam, Large)
  • MADE FOR WORKING HANDS – Rugged .8mm synthetic leather...
  • TOUCHSCREEN GLOVES – The perfect blend of dexterity and...
  • BREATHABLE – Reduce blisters from repetitive tasks with...

Form-fitting TrekDry material with MultiCam camouflage helps keep hands cool and comfortable. Thermal Plastic Rubber (TPR) hook and loop closure provides a secure fit.

Seamless single layer palm provides maximum dexterity.

20. The Survival Tabs 60-Day 720 Tabs

The Survival Tabs 60-Day 720 Tabs Emergency Food Ration Survival MREs Food Replacement for Outdoor Activities Disaster Preparedness Gluten Free and Non-GMO 25 Years Shelf Life Long Term - Mixed Flavor
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The Survival Tabs 60-Day 720 Tabs Emergency Food Ration Survival MREs Food Replacement for Outdoor Activities Disaster Preparedness Gluten Free and Non-GMO 25 Years Shelf Life Long Term - Mixed Flavor
  • The 'Just in Case' Food Supply, The Survival Tabs SHTF...
  • SHTF Bugout Food Contain 100% of 15 Essential Vitamins &...
  • This SHTF Bugout Food Combo will sustain a person for 60 day...

This is the best possible food in the smallest possible volume.

Created to supply the body with all the daily essential vitamins and minerals needed when facing uncertainty.

The compact design allows for easy storage and is perfect for individual emergency kits.

15 essential vitamins & minerals. Made with the highest quality protein. Gluten free and NON-GMO.

21. LANYUER Steel Folding Cup

LANYUER Steel Folding Cup Travel Tool Kit Survival Gear Outdoor Sports Portable Tools (60ml)
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LANYUER Steel Folding Cup Travel Tool Kit Survival Gear Outdoor Sports Portable Tools (60ml)
  • Not only fun, but extremely practical, this Folding Water...
  • When you are traveling, you may use the telescopic cup....
  • It helps you take medication and drink anywhere

Extremely practical, this folding water cup is a must for survival times.

It is compact and able to fit in a bug out bag with ease. You will feel grateful for some regular utensils like cups even when things have hit disaster status.

22. 18 in 1 Emergency Survival Kits

This is an 18 in 1 professional emergency rescue package.

Contains: waterproof box, tungsten pen, flashlight, kettle clip, multi-function fork, wire saw, knife, five-in-one lifebuoy, parachute rope, fishing accessories, foldable blowpipe, igniter, multi-function card, ruler, emergency blanket.

A versatile and practical all in one survival solution.

23. Premium Family Emergency Survival Bag

Sustain Supply Emergency Survival Kit & Backpack, 4 Person, 72 Hours, Disaster Preparedness Go-Bag for Earthquake, Fire, Hurricane & Shelter-in-place Including Food, Stove, Water, Blankets, First Aid
Sustain Supply Emergency Survival Kit & Backpack, 4 Person, 72 Hours, Disaster Preparedness Go-Bag for Earthquake, Fire, Hurricane & Shelter-in-place Including Food, Stove, Water, Blankets, First Aid
  • 72-HOUR SURVIVAL KITS - The first 72 hours after disaster...
  • SUPERIOR QUALITY EMERGENCY BAG - Survival backpacks include...
  • EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR ANY DISASTER - Sustain Supply Go...

With this premium family emergency bag, you’ll have all the supplies needed for 72 hours of survival for four people, including 4 Sustain Survival water straws, a portable stove, food and more.

All of the items provided in your basic emergency bug-out bag are premium. All items included, from 4 Aqua Liters 33.8oz Emergency Water to 1 fully stocked First Aid Kit, are top-of-the-line quality.

24. Tiny Survival Guide

Sustain Supply Emergency Survival Kit & Backpack, 4 Person, 72 Hours, Disaster Preparedness Go-Bag for Earthquake, Fire, Hurricane & Shelter-in-place Including Food, Stove, Water, Blankets, First Aid
Sustain Supply Emergency Survival Kit & Backpack, 4 Person, 72 Hours, Disaster Preparedness Go-Bag for Earthquake, Fire, Hurricane & Shelter-in-place Including Food, Stove, Water, Blankets, First Aid
  • 72-HOUR SURVIVAL KITS - The first 72 hours after disaster...
  • SUPERIOR QUALITY EMERGENCY BAG - Survival backpacks include...
  • EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR ANY DISASTER - Sustain Supply Go...

Keep the tiny survival guide on you at all times.

Pull it out as a quick reference when you are suddenly caught in an unexpected emergency or disaster situation. It’s like a life insurance policy in your pocket.

Included are 101 Illustrations / 67 Lifesaving Survival Skills / 175 Expert Tips / 24 Gear Checklists / 10 “Killer” Mistakes You Must Avoid / 5 Mental Tips to Conquer Crisis / 19 Essential Tactics Survivors Use / 7 Self Defense Tips.

25. REDCAMP 8 PCS Camping Cookware Set

Sustain Supply Emergency Survival Kit & Backpack, 4 Person, 72 Hours, Disaster Preparedness Go-Bag for Earthquake, Fire, Hurricane & Shelter-in-place Including Food, Stove, Water, Blankets, First Aid
Sustain Supply Emergency Survival Kit & Backpack, 4 Person, 72 Hours, Disaster Preparedness Go-Bag for Earthquake, Fire, Hurricane & Shelter-in-place Including Food, Stove, Water, Blankets, First Aid
  • 72-HOUR SURVIVAL KITS - The first 72 hours after disaster...
  • SUPERIOR QUALITY EMERGENCY BAG - Survival backpacks include...
  • EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR ANY DISASTER - Sustain Supply Go...

REDCAMP camping cookware set weights 0.57lbs/0.261kg, this backpacking cookset is exceptionally lightweight.

REDCAMP mini camping pots and pans set includes 8 pieces, 2 Anodized Aluminum Pot+2 Bowls+1 Tool Card+1 Stainless Steel Folding Spoon+1 Loofah Sponge+1 Mesh Bag.

Final Thoughts

Survival tools will certainly make your life a lot easier and we have found some top survival tool choices that will really give you the edge.

From food options to filters to allow you to get safe drinking water you will find all the tools that will make your survival kit complete.

An all round list of survival tools that will ensure you have all essentials needed for survival covered.

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