Log In to add custom notes to this or any other game. By John Clements. No sorry a katana actually is a very good weapon vs undead at least if its a real katana and not some shit made sword by some dude in china in a factory. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Its got long reach with a nice point, double edged blade, and a nice thick heavy cross guard and pommel. All motions are cruelly effecient and all the power comes from the core of your body. A famous blacksmith is testing a katana vs a german longsword. ATI isn’t ignoring the non-graphics market, either. Without throwing in the human interaction, you have two bits of metal laying on the floor. If they are both talented with their swords, it's fairly neutral. 1; 2; 3 Page 3 of 4; 4; Loweeeee. it was analogous to modern soldiers having a Pistol in addition to having an assault rifle. I don't know why, I prefer swift stikes versus brutish swings, but whatever. Case Study – Katana VS Longsword. Claymore. We opened with a comparison of the highland claymore versus the katana. He made both weapons exactly in the same way like they were made in the past. The claymore weight was usually around 2.5 kg (5.5 lbs), and the Katana was often around 1.2 kg (2.65 lbs). Claymore is a coordinate term of sword. A katana is for harassing peasants, it's not a weapon used for combat between armoured warriors, like the claymore is. Zweihänder It is their battle to lose. BudK is offering forged katanas from $40 right now. I feel like that analogy is a bit harsh, I mean, they are both designed for combat and arguably both suited for a 1v1. If you were practicing JSA a katana would be a no brainer. The Scottish Highland claymore is a two-handed sword with a cross hilt, is about 55-inches long and weighs about 5.5lbs. Aggressive clock gating is used throughout the chip, which allows a card with the performance of the 4850 to get by with just a single PCI Express power connector. ... Last resort give me a box of grenades or claymore mines. It's already a light blade, you are hurting the structure when you do that. Basically, neither weapon was very good for one-on-one fighting. If you were a Scottish reenactor so would a claymore. There are several katana styles, and without knowing which style, what skill the user has, what type of strength and agility they have, as well as the same for the claymore, you cant really say. And when you pump up AA, performance doesn’t fall off a cliff. Equally skilled doesn't mean it's down to the sword; a claymore takes a fair bit more heft to swing then a katana does, so if they are equally crap, then the katana guy wins. It wasn't a bludgeoning tool, many of the claymore blades are flat in cross section, making them good for cutting and relatively light for their length of 107 cm (42 in), versus the katana's 60 cm (23.5 in). While both swords certainly require skill and training to use well, the claymore’s advantage lie in power and reach, while the katana’s strengths lie in speed and precision. Dat 1h R2 Kreygasm. Its very sharp so it won’t get stuck in them as easily and its not quite as heavy as a european sword. Longsword and Katana Considered. I think it's a subjective sort of question that only you can answer. In the Long Sword vs Katana debate, have they ever tried forging both out of the same materials? If you love to imagine the planet-exploding battles of the fictional gods who will never be, taking pointless knowledge gathered from a life spent reading and gaming and swinging it like a gladiator's sword in discussions on reddit... then welcome home, my friend. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Not too heavy with a long reach and fairly quick attack. My first character's weapon was a Dragon Claymore. The katana, on the other hand, was made for these encounters, able to slash quickly in between the opponent's attacks to inflict great damage against unarmored opponents. Katana break.