The Gerber Edict was built with on thing in mind - combat. Its full-size tanto blade features a fine edge with no serrations, allowing for maximum piercing and slicing capabilities. The blade is made of premium 154CM steel for excellent edge retention and features a black ceramic coating which maximizes corrosion resistance while minimizing reflective surfaces. Thumb stubs allow for quick one-handed blade deployment and the knife's lock back closing mechanism provides structural integrity in heavy-duty applications. The glass-filled nylon handles features a large palm swell, a finger guard for heave-duty work and a rubberized diamond texture for a secure grip in all weather conditions.