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
Survivors have somehow managed to find room for improvement in the extremely deadly Japanese weapon known as the Katana; careful honing of the blade and balancing the weapon to custom needs have brought this elegant weapon's lethality to all-new levels.
May be found in the hands and forges of experienced engineers.