Reliks Logo

Functional Sword Store

Authentic Real Forged, Functional "Battle Ready Swords"

All the swords found in our functional swords section are real swords that are properly forged, tempered and made like the originals. They come in many different types for art forms like Tameshigiri, Iaito, Tai Chi, Kung Fu and WEMA. They are also suited for stage productions and fight choreography. These swords are classified as "battle ready swords" however, we use the term "functional swords" interchangeably.

Functional Sword Categories

Shop for Functional Swords by Type

Functional European Swords

Functional European Swords

Reliks functional European swords are suitable for re-enactment, stage use or for theatrical duels. ... more »

Functional European Swords »

Functional Japanese Swords

Functional Japanese Swords

Our functional Japanese swords and katana are suitable for the martial artist and collector. These s... more »

Functional Japanese Swords »

Functional Chinese Swords

Functional Chinese Swords

Reliks.com's functional Chinese swords are crafted for the martial artist, designed with consultatio... more »

Functional Chinese Swords »

Functional Fantasy Swords

Functional Fantasy Swords

Not all movie collectible swords are created equal. Many fantasy inspired pieces available on the sw... more »

Functional Fantasy Swords »

Functional Rapiers

Functional Rapiers

Reliks sword store offers functional rapiers that are made for the historical fencer. These rapier a... more »

Functional Rapiers »

Functional Sabre

Functional Sabre

Our selection of American Sabers and British Sabres our hand forged and as functional as the origina... more »

Functional Sabre »

Stage Combat Swords

Stage Combat Swords

Stage swords are made to withstand heavier abuse than our historically accurate battle ready swords.... more »

Stage Combat Swords »

Scottish Claymore

Scottish Claymore

The Highlander Swords from Scotland are something to behold even in its two distinct varieties. The ... more »

Scottish Claymore »

Practice Swords

Practice Swords

A swordsman has never become a master without the proper training equipment. We have a wide selectio... more »

Practice Swords »

Sword Accessories

Sword Accessories

Want to wear your sword to an event? Hang your sword on a wall? Sharpen your sword or just make sure... more »

Sword Accessories »

New Functional Swords

New Swords

Hot off the Forge! Check out the newest functional swords available in our online store and at our L... more »

NEW Functional Swords »

What's New?

New & Sword Updates

Roman Gladius (AS-IS Misfit)
New

$144.99 USD

Roman Gladius (AS-IS Misfit)

Posted: Oct 27, 2022

Roman Gladius (AS-IS Misfit) added to the Roman Gladius section.

This is a functional Roman Gladius from a forge contract that didn't quite go as planned. The Gladius turned out great! The scabbard turned out great! Only one

Continue To The Product Listing
Kenshin Katana
New

$149.99 USD

Kenshin Katana

Posted: Oct 07, 2022

"The Kenshin Samurai Sword is a starter katana highlighted with the respected Daimyo Uesugi Kenshin theme.." (9) New images were added to the (Kenshin Katana) gallery today.

Purple Samurai Warrior Katana
New

$129.99 USD

Purple Samurai Warrior Katana

Posted: Oct 06, 2022

"The Purple Samurai Warrior Katana is a starter katana adorned with images of the training of the Samurai.." (10) New images were added to the (Purple Samurai Warrior Katana) gallery today.

Landsknecht Katzbalger Sword
New

$369.95 USD

Landsknecht Katzbalger Sword

Posted: Sep 28, 2022

"After using the Flamberge to break an enemy's row of front-line pikemen, a smaller, one-hand sword was employed- the Katzbalger.." (9) New images were added to the (Landsknecht Katzbalger Sword) gallery today.

Kriegsmesser Sword
New

$389.99 USD

Kriegsmesser Sword

Posted: Sep 22, 2022

"The Kriegsmesser, or "War Knife" is Cold Steel's new variation on the popular Grosse Messer. ." (2) New images were added to the (Kriegsmesser Sword) gallery today.

Miao Dao - L6
New

$791.99 USD

Miao Dao - L6

Posted: Aug 17, 2022

Miao Dao - L6 added to the Functional Chinese Swords section.

The Miao Dao, the "grain leaf" sabre, receives its name from the early 20th century despite its ancient origin. Its history is a subject of debate among some s

Continue To The Product Listing
Reliks Newsletter

New Swords, Sales and More

Reliks newsletter will notify you about new swords, sales, contests and exclusive offers!

How To Maintain a Functional Sword

How to Maintain Your Sword

A forged sword is very strong but it won't last forever unless you follow these few easy tips to keep your sword looking like new throughout generations.

Sword Care »

Did you know?

Many people think it is good luck to display a horseshoe curved like a smile and unlucky to hang it like a frown. When displaying a samurai sword the reverse is true. If you display the sword like it is smiling the edge of your katana will be resting on the inside of the saya (blade cover). Over time the most subtle vibrations from walking around or booming movies through your surround sound system can begin to dull your blade which is vibrating on wood. That will make you frown. read some more?

Swords by Brand

Windlass Steelcrafts Paul Chen - Hanwei Darksword Armory United Cutlery Cold Steel Legacy Arms Dragon King Kingston Arms Bugei Citadel Kingdom Of Arms Reliks Honshu APOC Deepeeka

Go Daddy SSL Site Seal

This site is based in London,Ontario Canada

Reliks accepts Visa, Visa Debit, Mastercard and Money Orders

© 2000-2022 RELIKS Inc.

Page #6510