Please note: This article is about the Ancestral Wakizashi of the Unicorn Clan. For other uses of the term, please see Daitan (disambiguation).
Daitan (Wakizashi)
Created by: Iuchi
First used by: Iuchi
Currently in the possession of: Unused at Shiro Shinjo

Daitan was the Ancestral Wakizashi of the Unicorn Clan. It was orginally created and used by Iuchi, who gave it to Shinjo after she shattered her wakizashi in submission to Hantei after the Tournament of the Kami. [1]

Appearance Edit

Daitan had a plain grip, unadorned except for a mesh of silver-gray spider silk. This mesh gave Daitan a slippery appearance and thus some samurai had opted to not wield Daitan, as dropping it would be a dishonor. The blade itself was a milky or cloudy steel and seemed to move about when held still. In combat it moved too fast for mortal eyes to see.

Powers Edit

When wielded by any Unicorn or a samurai of at least moderate kenjutsu skill the blade allowed its user to negate the effects of one school technique used against him by an opponent.

Whereabouts Edit

Daitan was currently unused and sat on the same 800-year-old stand that Hayai used in Shiro Shinjo.


  1. Prayers and Treasures, p. 160
  • Way of the Unicorn, p. 109

See Also Edit

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