Saber/Blade Katana (VRCHAT/SDK3)

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- Katana Saber and Scabbard
- Bladed Katana and Scabbard
(both can be used on the same avatar)

gif by @Legend50210 (click gif to go to his Twitter, he does cool vr choreography)

Swift, clean and smooth. Unsheathe it in a single motion and slice your opponent in half.

The Katana Saber, unable to retract on its own has a scabbard specifically designed to keep it contained when not in use.

(scabbard can be toggled off if you want it to work like a normal saber).

You can grab the scabbard independently, unsheathe, 2 hand it, drop them in the world etc.

Unsheathing is done via a physbone that you simply pull out on, the amount you need to pull to unsheathe can be controlled in the menu for ease of use.

Sheathing the katana is as simple as holding a thumbs up gesture, while touching the katana to the scabbard, they will lock together and you can click it right in with a satisfying sound effect.

You can also easily pass the blade to the other hand by either grabbing it two handed, and releasing with the other hand, or putting your hands close to eachother, then opening the hand with the katana. Passing to the other hand can be toggled off in the menu if you only want it to stay in one hand, and not accidentally pass it over.

Full interactive collision mechanics for both the Saber and the Bladed Katana.
Reacts to other people using either the same prefab or my other prefabs like Katana, Death Sickles , Photon Saber, Dual Photon Saber and Dragonscale Saber

Additionally reacts to stabbing other people as well using body contact senders.

Full color control on the Saber Katana, with darkblade variants that change look depending if you use flat blade or round blade.

All particle effects change color along with it, as well as it casting a light on to the world.

Both the Bladed Katana and Saber Katana comes with different particle toggles to enhance their visual flair

Saber Katana Particles (changes color depending on saber color):

  • Static
  • Ambient particles
  • Sparks
  • Environmental electricity
  • Swing effects with VRLabs Slash

Bladed Katana Particles:

  • Wind/smoke trail
  • Fire Blade
  • Blue Static
  • Environental blue electricity
  • Fire swing effects with VRLabs Slash

Both katanas can be springjointed using finger point, and fingergun.
Both hands can be used at the same time to swing it between your hands and pass it over.
Using fingergun makes it fly much further out as well.

You can even do it with both katanas at the same time (recommend you turn off hand swap in the menu so the katanas don't overlap on eachother)

Using VRLabs Slash you can enable Swing particles in the menu to create satisfying slash effects (with sounds).

Saber Katana (as seen in this gif below) creates color swing effects depending on the sabers current color, and the Bladed katana creates a fiery effect of flames whenever you swing it.

Product Details:

  • You get the full working Saber Katana and Bladed Katana made to fit any VRChat avatar.
  • Easy to understand install script made for for ease of installation with minimal unity knowledge. Video guide also included.
  • 2 entire seperate prefabs included, a Saber Katana and a Bladed Katana, each having different sound effects and visual effects.
  • Incredibly satisfying sheathing and unsheathing mechanics, seamless and fluid to perform.
  • Saber has full color wheel with darkblade variants.
  • Satisfying swing effects using VRLabs Slash prefab.
  • Several different particle toggles for visual flair.
  • Scabbard and Hilt seperately toggleable, if scabbard is off, it will work like a normal saber (even the bladed one can retract as well)
  • Several settings toggles to enable and disable various features of the Katanas.
  • Sounds can be toggled on/off.
  • Saber can change blade from round to flat blade.
  • Can be wielded in either hand, 2 handed, scabbard held etc.
  • Springjoint mode.
  • Reverse grip.
  • How-to-use menu included that explains how to use the prefab.
  • Desktop toggles menu, for ease of use.
  • 5 different main textures to choose from, and 5 blade textures to choose from, all included.
  • Drop in world.
  • Synced!
  • Saber Katana takes 36 synced memory.
  • Bladed Katana takes 27 synced memory.
  • Around 25k Triangles for each katana.
  • You get a Substance Painter file for enhanced customization.
  • Note: This assets animations uses WRITE DEFAULT on OR off, depending on what you need. the unity script has a checkbox that you can check for what you need (mixing write defaults can make gestures act weird)
    (The FX layers are identical otherwise, it's just some check boxes that are ticked on or off, which you can also manually change yourself).

Custom Install Script for ease of installation and uninstallation

A custom install script coded by Cam makes installing both prefabs incredibly simple and easy. All you need beforehand is Avatar manager in the project (and poiyomi shader) and then you simply open the installer, put your avatar into it and pick the locations where the katana will appear in hand and when equipped.
Then click Install.

Comes with quick dropdrown for materials setup as well as an uninstall button.

Show off your coolness!


VRChat Creator Companion (VCC)

You must use one of the newer VRC SDK's which can only be downloaded through VCC, otherwise you are more than likely to encounter issues.

Poyiomi Toon Shader

(recommended 8 or newer)

Avatar 3.0 Manager

(can be installed through VCC directly)



Fury can be used as part of the install script, in case you want the parameters and layers etc, merged only on upload.

Toggling the Scabbard off makes the Hilts act able to extend and retract instead of sheathing and unsheathing. Entirely changing how you use the weapons.


  • This item is NOT QUEST COMPATIBLE, you should not buy this if you do not have a pc.
  • By purchasing this product you agree to NOT share the files with anyone who has not also purchased the product.
  • You are allowed to commission/take commissions for putting the asset on an avatar.
  • You are allowed to make public avatars with the asset, but not directly share the files.
  • I am not responsible for you breaking your avatar if you import the asset wrong, it is advised you take a backup of your avatar before attempting to install it.
  • This asset is for PERSONAL USE ONLY. you cannot use it commercially (do not redistribute the files). (You are fully allowed to stream, make videos and other media with the prefab, credit is appreciated)
  • If you do wish to use it for a commercial avatar you are allowed to set it up and export without the prefab (menus are fine), then let people know where to buy the asset. You are under no circumstances allowed to include the files for the asset in your own export. Your store page must be pretty clear about that to avoid confusion as well.

Two sets of menus, one for each Katana. All with custom made icons :)


Discord Server

I recommend you try my discord server if you have issues, I got an FAQ of common issues posted there
Discord name: Liindy


Feel free to give me a follow :)

Comes with 5 entire Hilt and Scabbard textures to choose from, automatically applied with the install script.
Additionally 5 different bladed textures are also included.

Additional Textures by Discord: Maximillian


3D Modelling for Katana and texturing of the Stranger texture by: Please check out his stuff!

Install script coded and designed by Cam Check out his avatars and assets!

Extra Particle effects created and help from SkaleySeto -

Additional Textures by Discord: maximilliancat

Help from with some VRCfury stuff

Additional promotional gifs by

Some swing particles/shader by Hovl Studio

World Constraint Prefab by:

VRLabs Weapon Slash Prefab:

Main avatar used for promotional material is Hyenid by Alber:

Inspiration for the design of the Saber Katana from Star Wars Visions Episode 1 "The Duel"

Thanks for reading all the way down here :)

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⭐The full working Saber/Blade Katana made for any VRChat avatar
📝 You will always get the install guide which helps guide you in installing the product. Additionally this prefab has a custom install script.
⭐ Substance Painter File Included
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