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The Samurai Sword is a melee weapon in Saints Row 2 and Saints Row: Total Control, where it is known as Katana.


Saints Row 2[]

The Samurai Sword is the melee weapon of choice of The Ronin, and is available at Brass Knuckles at the beginning of the game. In both Ronin missions "Kanto Connection" and "One Man's Junk...", it must be used in battles against Jyunichi and Kazuo Akuji, although Jyunichi is armed with Dual Samurai Swords.

Playa can use the Samurai Sword whilst driving any motorcycle, slicing opponents whilst driving by them.

Saints Row: Total Control[]

In Saints Row: Total Control, the same weapon is known as a Katana, and is a premium weapon which must be purchased for with Gold, which can only be purchased with real money.


  • The Cheat for this weapon in Saints Row 2 is #948.
  • The range of the Samurai Sword is exceeded only by the Chainsaw.
  • Another use for the Samurai Sword is being able to knock vehicles out of stuck positions or if done fast enough, a motorcycle flipped upside down.
  • This is one of the only weapons that can block, along with the Machete and bare fists.
  • While the damage from a single blow is the same as that of the Knife, landing 3 hits with the Samurai Sword results in an instant kill animation, similar to the Chainsaw. There are different killing animations when slashing from the left or right in different orders.


The Samurai Sword viewed in a model viewer

Sword Fighting instructions during "Kanto Connection" in Saints Row 2

Samurai Sword - Saints Row 2 promo

The Katana in Saints Row: Total Control