M-23 Katana

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M-23 Katana
M-23 Katana
Blueprint Rarity Common
Item Rarity Common
Type Shotgun
Firing Mode Semi-automatic
Blueprint Source Milky Way
Icon SG Common.png
Development Materials Omni-Gel Canister
Iron
Cadmium
Vanadium
Augmentation Slots 2

The M-23 Katana is a shotgun.

Description[edit | edit source]

The M-23 Katana was a popular shotgun among Milky Way soldiers, criminals, and civilians. It was manufactured by Ariake Technologies, an Earth-based company eager to do business with the Andromeda Initiative.

Katana angle.png

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Name Damage Icon.png Damage Rate of Fire Icon.png Rate of Fire Max Clip Size Icon.png Max Clip Size Max Ammo Icon.png Max Ammo Accuracy Icon.png Accuracy Weight Icon.png Weight
M-23 Katana I 322 85 5 40 22 40
M-23 Katana II 350 85 5 41 24 38
M-23 Katana III 371 85 5 42 25 36
M-23 Katana IV 399 85 5 43 25 33
M-23 Katana V 420 85 5 44 26 31
M-23 Katana VI 448 85 5 46 26 29
M-23 Katana VII 469 85 5 47 27 27
M-23 Katana VIII 497 85 5 48 27 24
M-23 Katana IX 525 85 5 49 27 22
M-23 Katana X 546 85 5 50 28 20

Multiplayer Upgrades[edit | edit source]

M-23 Katana Multiplayer[edit | edit source]

M-23 Katana MP.png
Rank Damage Icon.png Damage Rate of Fire Icon.png Rate of Fire Max Clip Size Icon.png Max Clip Size Max Ammo Icon.png Max Ammo Accuracy Icon.png Accuracy Weight Icon.png Weight
I 448 85 5 40 22 40
II 462 85 5 41 24 38
III 483 85 5 42 25 36
IV 497 85 5 43 25 33
V 511 85 5 44 26 31
VI 532 85 5 46 26 29
VII 546 85 5 47 27 27
VIII 560 85 5 48 27 24
IX 581 85 5 49 27 22
X 595 85 5 50 28 20

M-23 Katana S[edit | edit source]

M-23 Katana S MP.png
Rank Damage Icon.png Damage Rate of Fire Icon.png Rate of Fire Max Clip Size Icon.png Max Clip Size Max Ammo Icon.png Max Ammo Accuracy Icon.png Accuracy Weight Icon.png Weight
I 714 85 5 40 22 40
II 728 85 5 41 24 38
III 742 85 5 42 25 36
IV 756 85 5 43 25 33
V 770 85 5 44 26 31
VI 784 85 5 46 26 29
VII 798 85 5 47 27 27
VIII 812 85 5 48 27 24
IX 826 85 5 49 27 22
X 854 85 5 50 28 20

M-23 Katana Bulwark[edit | edit source]

M-23 Katana Bulwark.png
Rank Damage Icon.png Damage Rate of Fire Icon.png Rate of Fire Max Clip Size Icon.png Max Clip Size Max Ammo Icon.png Max Ammo Accuracy Icon.png Accuracy Weight Icon.png Weight Damage
Resistance

Near
One Ally
Damage
Resistance
Near
Two Allies
Damage
Resistance
Near
Three Allies
I 854 85 5 50 28 20 15 22 30
II 854 85 5 50 28 20 16 24 32
III 854 85 5 50 28 20 17 25 34
IV 854 85 5 50 28 20 18 27 36
V 854 85 5 50 28 20 19 29 38
VI 854 85 5 50 28 20 20 30 41
VII 854 85 5 50 28 20 21 32 43
VIII 854 85 5 50 28 20 22 34 45
IX 854 85 5 50 28 20 23 35 47
X 854 85 5 50 28 20 25 37 50

M-23 Katana Concussive[edit | edit source]

M-23 Katana Concussive.png
Rank Damage Icon.png Damage Rate of Fire Icon.png Rate of Fire Max Clip Size Icon.png Max Clip Size Max Ammo Icon.png Max Ammo Accuracy Icon.png Accuracy Weight Icon.png Weight Area Damage Radius (m)
I 854 85 5 50 28 20 800 7.50
II 854 85 5 50 28 20 877 7.50
III 854 85 5 50 28 20 955 7.50
IV 854 85 5 50 28 20 1033 7.50
V 854 85 5 50 28 20 1111 7.50
VI 854 85 5 50 28 20 1188 7.50
VII 854 85 5 50 28 20 1266 7.50
VIII 854 85 5 50 28 20 1344 7.50
IX 854 85 5 50 28 20 1422 7.50
X 854 85 5 50 28 20 1500 7.50

M-23 Katana Siphon[edit | edit source]

M-23 Katana Siphon.png
Rank Damage Icon.png Damage Rate of Fire Icon.png Rate of Fire Max Clip Size Icon.png Max Clip Size Max Ammo Icon.png Max Ammo Accuracy Icon.png Accuracy Weight Icon.png Weight % Damage
Returned
As Health
% Heal
Bonus
Per Kill
Kill Streak
Duration
(seconds)
Maximum
Kill
Bonuses
I 854 85 5 50 28 20 3.00 4.50 7 3
II 854 85 5 50 28 20 3.08 4.50 7 3
III 854 85 5 50 28 20 3.16 4.50 7 3
IV 854 85 5 50 28 20 3.25 4.50 7 3
V 854 85 5 50 28 20 3.33 4.50 7 3
VI 854 85 5 50 28 20 3.41 4.50 7 3
VII 854 85 5 50 28 20 3.50 4.50 7 3
VIII 854 85 5 50 28 20 3.58 4.50 7 3
IX 854 85 5 50 28 20 3.66 4.50 7 3
X 854 85 5 50 28 20 3.75 4.50 7 3

Notes[edit | edit source]

The single-player stats shown on this page are baseline: Initiative I armor, no skill points assigned, no profile active.

The following augmentations cannot be applied to the M-23 Katana during development:

It is advised not to apply the Electrical Conduits augmentation to the M-23 Katana due to an automatic firing problem. (See here for details.)

The multiplayer stats shown are accurate as of Multiplayer Update - November 7, 2018.

All multiplayer S variant weapons are Rare and separate weapons compared to the Common version.

All multiplayer specialized variant weapons are separate weapons compared to the Common version.

Due to the different versions of the M-23 Katana in multiplayer, it is possible to equip multiple versions at the same time in the Loadout screen.

Challenges[edit | edit source]

The M-23 Katana is the focus of the following challenges: