The Gerber Guardian Back-Up Tanto Serrated Edge Knife has partially serrated tanto blade is constructed of 420 high carbon steel that has a black oxide coating. The glass filled nylon handle has a TacHide overlay for all weather gripping. The Guardian Back-Up Tanto is all black and non-reflective for discreet carrying. The included sheath features a clip for securing to boots, belts, or gear. Adjustable retention allows the user to set how easily the knife is removed based upon their needs.