The Katana is one of the fastest weapons in The Forest and it’s easy to use against mutants.
Due to their speed, you can attack mutants before they even counter attack.
Here’s how you can find the katana (location) in The Forest.
Look for the cave entrance
The cave entrance is in this area (image below). The mountain is visible from here and a river is at the bottom.
You’ll find the cave entrance among the rocks.
Location of katana
Once you’re inside the cave, you just have to walk for a little and you will find it. The path towards the katana can be difficult to find as it’s quite hidden.
The location is shown in the image below, as indicated by the red arrow.
You will find the katana on the samurai’s body in a campfire area.