- Not to be confused with the Sword.
One of the signature weapons of the Japanese samurai is a sword whose iconic status has earned it a prestigious place in popular culture. Most tend to be cheaply made replicas, but genuine examples do exist and are closely guarded.
Real or fake, they can be found in the hands of seasoned martial artists and discerning collectors.
- Main article: Katana Custom
Desperate necessity has caused survivors to find room for improvement even in the age-old design of the Japanese katana; careful honing of the blade and custom balancing of the weapon to suit specific wielders have brought this elegant weapon's lethality to all-new levels.
May be found in the hands and forges of experienced engineers.