Katana

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The katana is a medium-length sword with a deadly sharp edge and finely honed balance. It is a unique hybrid weapon that has natural heavy critical weighting and can be switched between two-handed and one-handed use. Only two-handed weapon skill is required to use a katana in both hands. However, to use a katana effectively with one hand requires both two-handed and edged weapon skills (see the GRIP (verb) for switching from two-handed to one-handed use). When the katana is used one-handed, any item in the off-hand will cause a loss of 10 to the user's attack strength (AS). There is no AS penalty if the off-hand is empty.

Game mechanics

Weapon AG Cloth Leather Scale Chain Plate RT Min RT Damage Type STR/DU
AsG 1 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Katana DF .450 .325 .275 .225 .175 5 5 Slash 75/225
AvD 38 36 35 34 33 36 34 32 30 37 33 29 25 35 29 23 17
Katana,
two-handed
DF .575 .425 .400 .325 .210 6 5 Slash 75/225
AvD 39 41 40 39 38 40 38 36 34 41 37 33 29 39 33 27 21

Note: To edit this table go to Template:Weapon table katana for the one-handed table template or Template:Weapon table katana 2 for the two-handed table template.

The standard katana has a weight of 6 lbs.

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