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Steeped in Tradition
Epic Armoury’s Rugged Tanto is a 55 cm LARP dagger inspired by the weapons of feudal Japan. Its 37 cm straight blade has a single-edge, shaped to slash or pierce with perfection. The tanto is meant to be paired with a katana or wakizashi, and serves as a backup weapon in close quarters.
This Rugged Tanto is made of soft EVA foam and is coated in a thick layer of protective latex. Each dagger is hand painted, decorated to look like steel and textured brass without the danger of wielding a real sharpened blade. This particular product features a rectangular crossguard that protects the 15 cm ergonomic grip wrapped in a leather cord. The pommel is sculpted as a flexible ring, ideal for attaching small trophies or ribbon to match your house colours. The leather cord continues up the blade to create a short ricasso.
Special care has been taken to ensure our LARP weapons are safe. This Rugged Tanto was constructed around a solid fibreglass rod core and a flexible kevlar tip to prevent punctures. It’s latex finish require some maintenance to maximize its use and your wellbeing.
Dating Back to the Heian Period
- Traditionally used by samurai of feudal Japan
- Designed to be drawn from the sheath quickly
- Paired with a katana or wakizashi by samurai to display social power and personal honor
- A smaller version of this knife would be used by women, hidden in their obi for self-defense
|Material:||Leather, Injected Polyurethane, EVA, Latex|
|Maintenance:||Treat with Silicone Maintenance Spray after each use for best results|