From a functional standpoint, knives with coated blades are most
relevant to the needs of tactical users concerned with light discipline.
Truth be told, though, many knife fans simply prefer the aesthetics of
black blades. The black-bladed Manbug Wharncliffe is the perfect pocket
companion for this crowd, offering the impressive cutting performance of
a Wharncliffe blade cloaked in a non-reflective titanium carbonitride
2" VG-10 stainless wharncliff blade, 2 1/2" closed, black FRN handle, back lock, no clip. Japan