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Icon of a Kodachi from Fates.


First game

Fire Emblem Fates

The Kodachi (Japanese: 小太刀 Kodachi) is a katana that debuted in Fire Emblem Fates. It is an enhanced-range weapon with the ability to strike at both 1 and 2 range. However, its range comes with numerous drawbacks, as using this weapon bars its user from double-attacking and also makes them more vulnerable to being double-attacked. Its might and accuracy are also worse than those of the Iron Katana.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Fates Is 3ds02 katana.png FE14RankSword.png D 5 -- 85 -- 1-2 Infinite 1,800 ? Speed +1, Defense -1, Resistance -1 when equipped.
Cannot inflict critical hits, trigger offensive skills, or double attack.
+5 to enemy's ability to double attack.
Sells for 650 gold.



This list may be incomplete.
Dropped by Birthright: Chapter 10, enemy Kotaro
Conquest: Chapter 12, enemy Samurai
Armory Dawn Armory: Level 1 (limit 2) • Level 2 (limit 5) • Level 3 (limit 10)


Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Kodachi A 小太刀 kodachi (literally, "small big sword") is a short Japanese sword which is based on the tachi longsword. Compared to tachi, kodachi measure less than 24 inches/60cm, but they share the distinct curved blade of the tachi. While their exact purpose is uncertain, it is known that kodachi were in use prior to the 13th century.
Japanese 小太刀 Kodachi; as above.
Spanish Kodachi As above.
French Kodachi As above.
German Kodachi As above.
Italian Kodachi As above.



See also

Basic katana Brass KatanaDaikon RadishIron KatanaPractice KatanaSilver KatanaSteel KatanaSunrise Katana
Katana with secondary effects Axe SplitterDual KatanaHana's KatanaHinata's KatanaRaider KatanaSpirit KatanaTakumi's ShinaiVenge Katana
Ranged katana Iron KattiKodachiParasolSilver KattiSteel KattiWakizashi
Regalia and personal katana Hagakure BladeRaijintoYato