Katana

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Overview

Katana is a standard power set that is a primary set for Brutes and Scrappers. The Ninja Blade power set for Stalkers is based upon Katana.

"Wield a Katana and master a variety of powerful Lethal attacks. A quick and elegant weapon, the Katana is faster than a Broad Sword, and can reduce an enemy's Defense. The Katana is a fine blade that always has a bonus to Accuracy."

Possible Katana Weapon Customizations.

Power Tables

Brute

The Katana power set is available as a primary set for Brutes. The following table shows the level at which each power is available:

Power Level Effect
Katana Slash.png Sting of the Wasp 1 Melee, Moderate DMG(Lethal), Foe -DEF(All)
Katana Hack.png Gambler's Cut 1 Melee, Minor DMG(Lethal), Foe -DEF(All)
Katana Slice.png Flashing Steel 2 Melee (Cone), Moderate DMG(Lethal), Foe -DEF(All)
Katana BuildUp.png Build Up 6 Self +DMG, +To-Hit
Katana Parry.png Divine Avalanche 8 Melee, Minor DMG(Lethal), Self +DEF(Lethal, Melee)
Katana Taunt.png Dragon's Roar 12 Ranged, Foe Taunt, -Range
Katana WhirlingSword.png The Lotus Drops 18 PBAoE, Moderate DMG(Lethal), Foe -DEF(All)
Katana Disembowel.png Soaring Dragon 26 Melee, High DMG(Lethal) Foe -DEF(All), Knockup
Katana HeadSplitter.png Golden Dragonfly 32 Melee (Cone), Extreme DMG(Lethal), Foe -DEF(All), Knockdown

Scrapper

The Katana power set is available as a primary set for Scrappers. The following table shows the level at which each power is available:

Power Level Effect
Katana Slash.png Sting of the Wasp 1 Melee, Moderate DMG(Lethal), Foe -DEF(All)
Katana Hack.png Gambler's Cut 1 Melee, Minor DMG(Lethal), Foe -DEF(All)
Katana Slice.png Flashing Steel 2 Melee (Cone), Moderate DMG(Lethal), Foe -DEF(All)
Katana BuildUp.png Build Up 6 Self +DMG, +To-Hit
Katana Parry.png Divine Avalanche 8 Melee, Minor DMG(Lethal), Self +DEF(Lethal, Melee)
Katana Taunt.png Calling the Wolf 12 Ranged, Foe Taunt, -Range
Katana WhirlingSword.png The Lotus Drops 18 PBAoE, Moderate DMG(Lethal), Foe -DEF(All)
Katana Disembowel.png Soaring Dragon 26 Melee, High DMG(Lethal) Foe -DEF(All), Knockup
Katana HeadSplitter.png Golden Dragonfly 32 Melee (Cone), Extreme DMG(Lethal), Foe -DEF(All), Knockdown

Powers

Katana BuildUp.png Build Up

Greatly increases the amount of damage you deal for a few seconds, as well as slightly increasing your chance to hit.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 6 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 6 (Scrapper)
Effects Self +Damage, +To-Hit
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit Buffs.png Enhance ToHit Buff
Set Categories IO To Hit Buff.png To Hit Buff

Katana Taunt.png Calling the Wolf

Challenges a foe to attack you. Useful to pull a villain off an ally who finds himself in over his head. A To Hit check is required to Taunt enemy players, but is not needed against critter targets.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper.png 12 (Scrapper)
Effects Ranged
Foe Taunt, -Ramge
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Taunt Duration.png Taunt

Katana Parry.png Divine Avalanche

You can use your katana to parry incoming melee attacks, and then quickly return the favor. Divine Avalanche does minor damage, but every successful hit will increase your defense against melee and lethal attacks for a short while.

Damage Minor (Lethal)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 8 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 8 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee
Self +Defense(Lethal, Melee)
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Defense Buff.png Enhance Defense Buffs
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Melee Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Defense Buff.png Defense

Katana Taunt.png Dragon's Roar

Taunt foes to attack you. Useful to pull enemies off allies and keep them attacking you to raise your Fury. A To Hit check is required to Taunt enemy players, but is not needed against critter targets.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 12 (Brute)
Effects Ranged
Foe Taunt, -Ramge
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Taunt Duration.png Taunt

Katana Slice.png Flashing Steel

You swing your katana in a wide arc in front of you, slicing multiple foes. This attack can reduce a target's Defense, making them easier to hit.

Damage Moderate (Lethal)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 2 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 2 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee (Cone)
Foe -Defense(All)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
Set Categories IO PBAoE Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Defense DeBuff.png Defense Debuff
IO Accurate Defense Debuff.png Accurate Defense Debuff

Katana Hack.png Gambler's Cut

You perform a quick slash with your katana. This attack is very fast but deals only minor damage. This attack can reduce a target's defense, making them easier to hit.

Damage Minor (Lethal)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 1 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 1 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee
Foe -Defense(All)
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Melee Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Defense DeBuff.png Defense Debuff
IO Accurate Defense Debuff.png Accurate Defense Debuff

Katana HeadSplitter.png Golden Dragonfly

You perform a devastating Golden Dragonfly attack that deals a massive amount of damage and can even knock a foe down to the ground and reduce it's Defense. The power of this attack can actually extend a short distance through multiple foes.

Damage Extreme (Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 32 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 32 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee (Cone)
Foe -Defense(All), Knockdown
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO PBAoE Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Defense DeBuff.png Defense Debuff
IO Knockback Distance.png Knockback
IO Accurate Defense Debuff.png Accurate Defense Debuff

Katana WhirlingSword.png The Lotus Drops

You perform The Lotus Drops maneuver, attacking all foes in melee range. This attack wounds your opponents, causing them to take moderate damage over time and reduces their Defense.

Damage Moderate (Lethal)
Moderate Damage Over Time(Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 18 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 18 (Scrapper)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect
Foe -Defense(All)
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO PBAoE Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Defense DeBuff.png Defense Debuff
IO Accurate Defense Debuff.png Accurate Defense Debuff

Katana Slash.png Sting of the Wasp

You perform a standard attack with your katana. This attack is slower than Gambler's Cut, but deals more damage. Sting of the Wasp can reduce a target's defense, making them easier to hit.

Damage Moderate (Lethal)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 1 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 1 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee
Foe -Defense(All)
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Melee Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Defense DeBuff.png Defense Debuff
IO Accurate Defense Debuff.png Accurate Defense Debuff

Katana Disembowel.png Soaring Dragon

You perform a powerful Soaring Dragon maneuver that deals a great deal of damage, and can knock a target up into the air. This attack can reduce a target's Defense, making them easier to hit.

Damage High (Lethal)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 26 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 26 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee
Foe -Defense(All), Knockup
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Melee Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Defense DeBuff.png Defense Debuff
IO Knockback Distance.png Knockback
IO Accurate Defense Debuff.png Accurate Defense Debuff

Historical

Badge time.png This section contains information about changes that took place in City of Heroes Freedom. It is provided for historical purposes.

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