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Exotic Medium-size Melee
While functionally a bastard sword, this sword is the most masterfully made nonmagical weapon in existence. It counts as a masterwork weapon and grants its wielder a +1 bonus to attack rolls. A katana is too large to use in one hand without special training; thus, it is an exotic weapon. A Medium-size creature can use a katana two-handed as a martial weapon, or a Large creature can use it one-handed in the same way. With Exotic Weapon Proficiency (katana), a Medium-size creature can use it in one hand. A masterwork weapon's bonus to attack does not stack with an enhancement bonus to attack.
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