The Nodachi is the weapon used by the Kensei. It is a deadly blade, slightly longer than the classic katana with a single-edge curve. and is used to cleave enemies in a few elegant and powerful strikes. The "tuska" (hilt) is covered with braided cloth or leather and is 11- 12 inches long. The blade is around 2ft 11 inches long.
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