Yamato is an enchanted wakizashi +4 which also offers a bonus to armor class of -1. It inflicts 1d8+4 points of piercing damage, has a -4 THAC0 bonus, it weighs only 1 lb. and has a speed factor of 0. Druids can wield this weapon and other wakizashis, despite the contrary in-game statistics.

This item appears in Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal and Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition. It can be bought in the Tankard Tree.


The name of the mighty Wu Jen who fashioned this "companion sword" is long forgotten. However, the name Yamato, loosely translated, means "Guardian" or "Defender".