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Dotanuki

Statistics

Dotanuki
(Great Katana) All Races
Lv. 55 SAM / NIN
Damage Per Second: 9.29
TP Per Hit: 107

Additional effect: Impairs evasion

  • Activates fairly often compared to other weapons.

Other Uses

Resale Price: 5,610~5,637 gil

Synthesis Recipes

None

Used in Recipes

  • None

Desynthesis Recipes

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Obtained from Desynthesis

  • None

How to Obtain

Auction House Category: Weapons > Great Katana ( )

Quest

Merchants

Price: 224,510 - 697,840
Name Location Type
Akamafula Lower Jeuno (J-8) Tenshodo Merchant

Historic Background

A dōtanuki is a thick, long handled sword resembling a katana. The dōtanuki was made to slice through a target with just a single cut and was boasted as the only sword capable of slicing in half a samurai wearing full armour.

The Dotanuki was the name of a Shinto period smithing school in the Higo Province.

It was most popular during the Azuchi-Momoyama (1568-1600) period.

Fictional References

The Dotanuki is the main weapon used by Ogami Ittō in the story by Kazuo Koike Lone Wolf and Cub.

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