Description: The Tanto is a small dagger, normally called a smaller katana. It is about a foot long with a steel blade and handle wrapped in cloth. The tanto is small and easily concealed in someones waistband or clothing. The tanto is well known for its close quarters skill, light weight material and sleek design, being the main tool for assassins.
Function: The Tanto is another sword type of weapon, just being small and dagger like. It is not good at clashing with other weapons for defense, but excels in offensive stabbing and slashing, making it a good opening attack.