Zantetsuken (SCIII)
Wielder Arthur
Weapon type Katana
Price Free
Zantetsuken (SCII)
General Information
Wielder Yoshimitsu
Weapon Type Katana and Sashimono
For sale in Chapter 3
Price 1,200 Gold

A Japanese sword that bears no name, yet will likely still remain a legend. Its blade has been honed to an unbelievable sharpness and can cut through even iron. As a result of its focus on cutting ability above all else, it is somewhat frail and weak when struck by an opponent's weapon.


  • Zantetsuken is one of Arthur's weapons in Soulcalibur III. It, alongside his primary weapon, Gassan, has no special effects.
  • In the Final Fantasy series, Zantetsuken is a special attack used by Odin to kill all opponents at the same time. It is also the name of his sword.
  • Zantetsuken can be translated as iron-cutting sword.
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