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Katana (刀) is a traditional Japanese sword.

Description[edit | edit source]

Katanas were introduced into the New World by the Eight Greed Kings around five hundred years ago. To this day, they are looked upon as a popular item sought out by many warriors. The only place they are forged and produced is located in the fallen capital of the Eight Greed King's empire, Eryuentiu.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Their appearance is exactly the same as the World of 2138's counterparts, with the standard long but thin blade and same standard hilt design.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Despite being non-magical weapons, katanas are praised for their sharpness. The New World inhabitants hold them in high regard as they possess a superior cutting ability compared to ordinary magic weapons.[1]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The price to obtain a katana is said to make one's eyes explode.
  • Brain Unglaus owns such a blade that he specifically bought to defeat Gazef Stronoff.[2]
  • One of the weapons used by Platinum Dragon Lord against Shalltear was a katana.[3]
  • After Cocytus defeated Brain Unglaus in combat, he claimed both the body and katana as trophies.[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Overlord Volume 03 Chapter 2: True Vampire
  2. Overlord First Half Chapter 28: True Ancestor Part 2
  3. Overlord II Episode 01 The Dawn of Despair
  4. Overlord Volume 14 Chapter 4: Well-Prepared Traps
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