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This carbon steel 7" bladed knife is dual edged with a serrated spine to provide improved stabbing and thrusting capabilities.
Grand Theft Auto V description on Ammu-Nation and Social Club.

The Knife is a melee weapon featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, Grand Theft Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online. It is manufactured by Hawk & Little in GTA V.

Design[]

3D Universe[]

Outdoor knife for all-purpose, heavy-duty use. Perfect for those who need a rugged knife. Includes black leather sheath. Model JS-2938.
GTA Vice City website.

Throughout the games, the Knife adopted different designs based on various real-life knives, often as a mean to adapt it in the different game settings.

Grand Theft Auto IV[]

The Grand Theft Auto IV rendition of the Knife resembles the UC-RB1 knife made for and featured in the film First Blood, complete with the characteristic serrated edges on top.

Grand Theft Auto V and Online[]

The Knife looks nearly identical to the Grand Theft Auto IV rendition, except for the slightly different serrated edges. It is stated to have a 7" blade.

Performance[]

3D Universe[]

The Knife deals moderate damage, and always inflicts a blood effect on impact, but it is somewhat effective compared to other melee weapons (on par with the Screwdriver). In Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, the Knife allows stealth kills that do not attract unwanted attention.

The Knife is more than just a simple melee weapon. If CJ is aiming behind an opponent, he will execute a stealth kill, quietly slitting the victim's throat, useful when the player is trying to avoid detection and does not have a Silenced Pistol. The Knife only produces a single wanted star when used to stealth kill a police officer or kills many people in a short amount of time.

3D Universe Overview[]


Weapon Statistics - 3D Universe
Damage Fire Rate [?] Range
(m / ft)
Ammo Specifications/
Capacity
Reload Mechanism Reload Speed
Weapon.dat
21 (GTA Vice City) 250 (GTA Vice City) 1.8 / 5.9 (GTA Vice City) 1000 (GTA Vice City) N/A 100 (GTA Vice City)
Observed
N/A N/A Cannot be determined N/A N/A 0.1 second

Grand Theft Auto IV[]

Although silent kills like in GTA San Andreas are not in the game, 5-6 strikes with the knife will kill an opponent, and will not warrant the player a wanted level. This can easily kill an enemy on single player or multiplayer, because 4-6 quick slashes while locked on with this will either kill or critically injure anyone, considering the Body Armor does not protect against knife attacks. The Knife can also be used for a one-hit kill counter-attack, by dodging an attack with the knife equipped, and pressing the attack button.

Compared to the Baseball Bat, it can be weak against an enemy, but is much faster.

GTA IV Overview[]


Weapon Statistics - Grand Theft Auto IV
Damage
(per shot)
Fire Rate [?] Range
(m / ft)
Ammo Specifications/
Capacity
Reload Mechanism Reload Speed [?]
WeaponInfo.xml
1 N/A 1.6 / 5.2 N/A N/A N/A
In-game Statements / Markings
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Observed
N/A N/A Cannot be determined N/A N/A N/A

Grand Theft Auto V and Online[]

Just like in GTA San Andreas, players can perform stealth kills on people. However, instead of slitting their throat, they simply stab them in the neck. The knife is useful for close encounters, but lacks brute force in comparison to the Crowbar or the Nightstick. It is the one of three weapons that can be used underwater, the others being the Antique Cavalry Dagger and the Knuckle Dusters, and thus can be used to fend off sharks, showing its versatility on the environment.

GTA V and Online Overview[]


Weapon Statistics - Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online
Damage
(per shot) [?]
Fire Rate [?] Range
(m / ft) [?]
Ammo Specifications/
Capacity
Reload Mechanism Reload Speed [?]
Weapons.meta
0 0 1.6 / 5.2 0 N/A N/A
In-game Statements / Markings
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Observed
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Rockstar Games Social Club [?]
Knife-GTAV-RSCStats
Damage
15%

15%

Fire Rate/Speed
20%

20%

Accuracy
Range
1%

1%

Clip Size

Image Gallery[]

In-game model[]

HUD icon[]

First Person View[]

Artworks[]

Screenshots[]

Locations[]

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City[]

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas[]

Knife-LocationsMap-GTASA

Knife's locations map

General

Los Santos

San Fierro

Bone County

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories[]

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories[]

Grand Theft Auto IV[]

General

Broker

Dukes

Bohan

Algonquin

Alderney

  • Tudor - Can be found just off the northbound on-ramp to the Plumbers Skyway, near a decrepit building and some unused railroad tracks. Alternatively, a parking lot is also next to the location, with some scaffolding which the player can easily climb.

Grand Theft Auto V[]

  • Sometimes, it can be obtained from street criminals.
  • Can be bought from Ammu-Nation, for $100.
  • Can be obtained in the mission Fresh Meat, from a Chinese Thug that attacks Franklin with it.

Grand Theft Auto Online[]

Trivia[]

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas[]

  • The stealth kill has the same animation as the Hasty knife execution from Rockstar's Manhunt.
  • If CJ attacks someone with the martial art advanced move while holding a knife, the target will still spill blood even though the knife doesn't hit the target.
  • In the mobile versions released in 2013 and in The Definitive Edition, stealth kills can be done from behind only when CJ is crouching, whereas in other versions of the game CJ can also be standing behind the target before performing the stealth kill.

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories[]

  • One can see blood drops from the knife right after attacking someone with it, though this happens very rarely.

Grand Theft Auto V and Online[]

  • The description claims the blade is carbon steel, but the blade shows no rust after use in underwater. Unlike stainless steel, carbon steel will rust after use in wet environments but maintain a sharper edge longer than stainless steel.

Oversights[]

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas[]

  • There is a glitch that allows the player to kill multiple pedestrians at once. If the player throws a Tear Gas canister into a crowd, the player can perform a stealth kill on anyone. Everyone affected by the gas will undergo the same animation and die at the same time. However there is a rare glitch that if the player performs this within the smoke cloud, they will also die as if someone did the stealth kill on them.
  • If the player performs the stealth kill and recruits a gang member at the same time, the gang member will undergo the death animation but will stand back up as if nothing happened.
The "Tear Gas + Knife" glitch in action.


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[ ve ]Weapons in Grand Theft Auto IV, The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony
UnarmedFist
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SpecialCar Bomb | Random Pickable Objects | Parachute
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[ ve ]Weapons in Grand Theft Auto V
MeleeAntique Cavalry Dagger | Baseball Bat | Bottle | Crowbar | Fist | Golf Club | Hammer | Hatchet | Knife | Knuckle Dusters | Machete | Nightstick
HandgunsAP Pistol | Combat Pistol | Heavy Pistol | Marksman Pistol | Pistol | Pistol .50 | SNS Pistol | Stun Gun | Vintage Pistol
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SpecialCamera | Digiscanner | Parachute | Remote Sniper
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Beta/UnknownAssault MG | Assault Sniper | Crossbow | Fire Axe | Fire Extinguisher | Harpoon Gun | Heavy Rifle | Laser | Laser Sight | Lasso | Lighter | Loudhailer | Programmable AR | Rubber Gun | Shovel | Tear Gas Launcher
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Related PagesWeapon Wheel | Attachments | Ammu-Nation
DLC Content Weapons
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Other Weapons
Enhanced Version | Special/Collector's Edition and Pre-Order Bonus | Rockstar Games Social Club
[ ve ]Weapons in Grand Theft Auto Online
MeleeAntique Cavalry Dagger | Baseball Bat | Battle Axe | Bottle | Candy Cane | Crowbar | Fist | Flashlight | Golf Club | Hammer | Hatchet | Knife | Knuckle Dusters | Machete | Nightstick | Pipe Wrench | Pool Cue | Switchblade | Stone Hatchet
HandgunsAP Pistol | Ceramic Pistol | Combat Pistol | Double-Action Revolver | Flare Gun | Heavy Pistol | Heavy Revolver (Mk II) | Marksman Pistol | Navy Revolver | Pistol (Mk II) | Pistol .50 | Perico Pistol | SNS Pistol (Mk II) | Stun Gun | Up-n-Atomizer | Vintage Pistol | WM 29 Pistol
ShotgunsAssault Shotgun | Bullpup Shotgun | Combat Shotgun | Double Barrel Shotgun | Heavy Shotgun | Musket | Pump Shotgun (Mk II) | Sawed-Off Shotgun | Sweeper Shotgun
Machine GunsAssault SMG | Combat MG (Mk II) | Combat PDW | Gusenberg Sweeper | Machine Pistol | MG | Micro SMG | Mini SMG | SMG (Mk II) | Tactical SMG | Unholy Hellbringer
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Sniper RiflesHeavy Sniper (Mk II) | Marksman Rifle (Mk II) | Precision Rifle | Sniper Rifle
HeavyCompact Grenade Launcher (EMP | Snowball) | Firework Launcher | Grenade Launcher | Homing Launcher | Minigun | Railgun | RPG | Widowmaker
ThrownAcid Package | Flare | Grenade | Jerry Can (Hazardous | Fertilizer) | Molotov | Proximity Mines | Pipe Bomb | Snowballs | Sticky Bomb | Tear Gas (BZ)
SpecialCar Bomb | Fireworks | Hacking Device | Metal Detector | Orbital Cannon | Parachute
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Beta/UnknownAssault MG | Assault Sniper | Dippo | Fire Axe | Fire Extinguisher | Laser | Laser Sight | Lasso | Loudhailer | Programmable AR | Rubber Gun | Shovel | Tear Gas Launcher
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Other Weapons
Enhanced Version | Special/Collector's Edition and Pre-Order Bonus | Rockstar Games Social Club
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