The Hammer is a claw hammer with a metal head and a wooden handle.
Hammers are often used primarily as tools for acquiring Scrap Metal. This can be done by hitting vehicle wrecks with the Hammer.
The Hammer may also be used to gather Scrap Metal from vehicle wrecks. For every swing against the latter, the Hammer yields a 100% chance of adding a pile of Scrap Metal to the inventory.
Hammers are commonly found in industrial areas such as garages, warehouses, military tents or hardware stores. They my also spawn, though less commonly, in houses and supermarkets.