This Ronin Ko-Katana has modern, all-black styling with a tsuba and hilt fittings that feature the bat – the agile and silent night hunter. The sharp 1060 high carbon steel blade that has been through-hardened and the sword has a thick spine to ensure that is durable and tough for the full length of the blade. The tsuba fittings of this katana is of black iron and the seppa and habaki are of brass. The wooden grip is wrapped with genuine blackened rayskin and overlaid with tightly twisted silk tsuka-ito cord. Two brass menuki are woven into the grip. The wooden saya scabbard is coated with red lacquer. Its Kojiri, Koiguchi and Kurigata are of polished buffalo horn and the sageo cord of silk is knotted to the saya to complete the scabbard. A cloth sword bag is included.
This type of sword is considered a dedicated cutting katana by Ronin Katana and well suited for cutting against traditional targets.