Deals decent damage-per-hit, and with only one point spent in Warrior is capable of killing civilian zombies with a single normal attack to the head, or military zombies with a single power attack to the head.
It has a very fast attack speed, surpassed only by knives and the Chainsaw, making it a well-balanced weapon speed-wise and damage-wise.
Its reach is long, reducing the risk in using it.
Frequently found in civilian locations.
Hitting an enemy with the katana will cause them to bleed.
The Katana has been added to the game.
A Katana is a traditional one-edged Japanese long sword largely known as the trademark of the samurai.
Katanas are widely copied; only the best katanas are found in Japan where the weapon originally was made. It is possible most of the Katanas found in game are knockoffs made in Canada.