Katana

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Name Katana
Skill Long Blades
Damage 13
Accuracy +2
Base delay (%) 13 (130%)
Min delay 6 at 14 skill
Hands Half
Size Medium
Ranged? No


A very rare and extremely effective imported weapon, featuring a long single-edged blade.
This weapon falls into the Long Blades category. It can be used with one hand, or more effectively with two (i.e. when not using a shield), and it is better for the dexterous.

The katana is a one-and-a-half handed Long Blade with excellent base stats. It provides the same damage as a demon blade, but has better accuracy and more importantly, a better minimum delay.

History

In 0.10, Bloodbane was converted from a katana to a demon blade, and the unrand Autumn Katana was introduced to replace it as the sole remaining katana. The Autumn Katana actually has slightly better base stats than mundane katanas did: 14 damage, +3 accuracy, 12 base delay.

In 0.9, they were mostly removed from the game, with the unrand Bloodbane being the only one remaining.

Katanas could be randomly generated up until 0.8 with a generation probability similar to that of a quick blade or an executioner's axe.

Unrandart Katana
Autumn Katana Autumn katana.png
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