Tetsu katana

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For this item's off-hand variant, see Tetsu wakizashi.
For this item's augmented variant, see augmented tetsu katana.
For other variants of this item, see elite.
Tetsu katana detail.png

A tetsu katana is an untradeable level 85 Attack main hand melee weapon made in the Player-owned ports minigame. It is the main hand counterpart to the tetsu wakizashi. It can be made in a port workshop using 100 plate, 50 pearls and 1 tengu tsuba, requiring 92 Smithing (non-boostable) and all four parts of the "tetsu swords" eastern scroll. Making one grants 30,000 Smithing and 5,000 Crafting experience.

The tetsu katana will degrade after 60,000 charges of combat (but loses 2 charges per hit, so has a minimum duration of 5 hours of combat). It can be fixed by Repair NPCs such as Bob in Lumbridge, or at an armour stand in a player-owned house.

A full repair costs:

It can also be upgraded to Elite tetsu katana using a Tetsu sword upgrade kit and 10 plate.

Upon death, this item will appear under your gravestone and if killed in wilderness it will turn into 2,500,000 coins for the killing player regardless of charge.

Repair cost[edit | edit source]

The base repair cost of the Tetsu katana when completely degraded to 0.0% item charge is 2,500,000 coins. It can be repaired by:

Alternatively, it can be repaired on an armour stand in a player-owned house, or a whetstone device anywhere. This provides a discount of 0.5% per Smithing level (including boosts).

If it is only partially degraded, then the cost of a full repair is multiplied by the percentage of item charge that needs to be repaired to produce the current repair cost.

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Creation[edit | edit source]

Tetsu katana.png Tetsu katana
SmithingCraftingHourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
30,000 XP5,000 XP?-
Requirements
Smithing Smithing level92
link = Unlock the Tetsu swords scroll in your Player Owned Ports
P2P icon.png Members only
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Plate.pngPlate100N/A-
Pearls.pngPearls50N/A-
Tengu tsuba.pngTengu tsuba1N/A-

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Comparison with other melee weapons[edit | edit source]

Two-handed[edit source]

Dual-wield[edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 23 November 2015 (Update):
    • Fully broken tetsu katanas, tetsu wakazashis, seasinger kibas and seasinger makigais no longer disconnect the player when attempting to repair them using plate or chi.
  • patch 8 June 2015 (Update):
    • Player-Owned Ports magic and melee weapons can now be repaired by using the relevant crafting components on them.
  • patch 2 February 2015 (Update):
    • The seasinger kiba and makigai, and the tetsu katana and wakizashi have been added to the relevant skillguides.