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Drop research[edit]

Observed Drops for Katana

Mode Dropped by Location Signature
H Jade Brotherhood Knight Wajjun Bazaar Kirby 4:17, 3 August 2007 (GMT +10)
? Shiro'ken Warrior Raisu Palace MSorglos 12:52, 9 April 2007 (EDT)
N House Vasburg Duelist Drazach Thicket Gordon Ecker 23:31, 1 July 2007 (UTC)
N House Vasburg Duelist Drazach Thicket Gordon Ecker 02:08, 2 July 2007 (UTC)
N House Vasburg Duelist Drazach Thicket Gordon Ecker 23:15, 2 July 2007 (UTC)
N Sickened Guard Minister Cho's Estate --Chaiyo Kaldor talk contribs 20:26, 27 April 2008 (UTC)
H Sickened Guard Minister Cho's Estate User Kyle van der Meer Sig Pic.pngKyle van der Meer 16:57, 24 July 2008 (UTC)
N Torment Claw Kaineng Center during
Sunspears in Cantha
--Chaiyo Kaldor talk contribs 21:04, 30 July 2008 (UTC)
N Island Guardian Boreas Seabed --Tohv 10:26, 31 May 2009 (UTC)
N Am Fah Healer The Undercity 07:37, 22 December 2009 (UTC)
N Rot Wallow Maishang Hills Swordfish56 19:19, 24 April 2010 (UTC)
H Rot Wallow Boreas Seabed Sarai 23:45, 7 May 2010 (GMT +1)
H Sickened Guard Minister Cho's Estate --Lhoj 12:51, 8 August 2010 (UTC)
H Jade Brotherhood Mage Wajjun Bazaar --Lhoj 12:51, 8 August 2010 (UTC)
N Luxon Chest Archipelagos 13:54, 28 August 2010 (UTC)
H Naga Warrior Mount Qinkai Jafar 17:19, 16 October 2010 (UTC)
H Jade Brotherhood Warrior Wajjun Bazaar File:User Chieftain Alex Chieftain Signature.pngChieftain Alex 09:13, 12 July 2011 (UTC)

Salvage research[edit]

Expert salvage research for Katana:

Material Amount HS Rarity Value Signature
Steel 2 yes blue 23Gold Kruhljak (talk) 16:01, 1 September 2011 (UTC)

Regards to Trivia[edit]

Is this section really necessary? If should stay, then I can say "Gothic Swords" were used by Medieval German warriors, Dadao swords were used by Ancient Chinese warriors, Long Swords were used by Medieval Nobles etc...Swordfish56 23:45, 16 November 2008 (UTC)

Dadao swords already have a trivia about the meaning of the name, so since Katana aren't just <adjective> Sword, I think that it should be there. Katana isn't an english word, you know? Long swords are long and Gothic swords were used by the Goths... And both names are english. Paddymew 11:54, 2 May 2009 (UTC)

I might be biased, but I think we should have real-world trivia on ALL swords that relate to a real-world counterpart. Trivia is probably the most interesting part of any article here, and makes the smaller pages more worth visiting. Hail and Kill! 15:24, 7 July 2009 (UTC)

Drop Color[edit]

Does it only drop in white and blue?
or does it drop in the full range, white -> gold, like other items?
I've only ever had white ones drop, and blue from weapsmiths -- StimpsonJKat 02:58, 29 June 2009 (UTC)

Got a gold not that long ago. RandomJF 11:04, 15 July 2009 (UTC)
Got a gold inscribable from UW end chest today.
I bought a gold inscribable one from another player. Still wish Anet would add samurai armor. Ramei Arashi 15:53, 17 November 2009 (UTC)


Did anybody else notice that they mutilated the best sword ever made? Some weird knot at the end of the hilt, and the awful golden thingy at the bottom of the blade... That's just not what a katana looks like; even the ninjato looks better :S Seigibushi 11:26, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

Indeed. Tengu sword looks more like a katana.--Graahk 20:11, 28 July 2009 (UTC)

"Best sword ever made"...I'm really tired of weaboos saying this about katanas when it's blatantly not true. But I agree, a more traditional look would have been better.--DTaurelion 14:17, 31 October 2011 (UTC)


I just bought a gold req9 Insc Katana for 25k. Is this the current prices for the rare gold ones (perfect)? --Leet Tankur 03:44, 8 December 2009 (UTC)


I was trying to add a drop to the observed drops list and for some reason the table moved to the bottom... Can someone fix it? because I'm afraid to try. :\ 07:41, 22 December 2009 (UTC)

Nevermind, figured it out :P 07:50, 22 December 2009 (UTC)


just did fow with my alliance and a guildie of mine got one from the chest, page doesnt say it drops from them should it be added?AurenXneruA 06:19, 12 January 2011 (UTC)