Cutthroat is a magical enchanted short sword +4, which has a +4 bonus to THAC0 and damage. It has a weight of 2 lbs, a speed factor of 1 and it requires 5 strength to wield the sword. This item appears in Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn. Cutthroat is dropped by Bodhi, when she is killed in chapter 6.
This weapon has a bloody history, having been used to exercise its namesake many times. Popular among the assassin trade for its size and enchantment, it has been in the possession of many of the Realms' more dangerous citizens, though seldom remaining in one place any length of time.