The Soultaker[1] is a sword owned and used by Katana. It has mystical properties, trapping the souls and life forces of the user's victims.[2][3]



The sword was forged from 10,000 layers of hand-forged steel, allowing its user to trap their victims' souls inside, gaining its appropriate name, "Soultaker".[4]

Murder of Maseo Yamashiro

Jealous of Tatsu Yamashiro's love for his brother Maseo, Takeo Yamashiro used the Soultaker to brutally murder his brother, before Tatsu stole the sword in order to enact revenge.[4]


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