|“||This is Katana. She's got my back. She can cut all of you in half with one sword stroke, just like mowing the lawn. I would advise not getting killed by her. Her sword traps the souls of its victims.||„|
|~ Rick Flag introducing Katana to the Suicide Squad|
Tatsu Yamashiro is a Japanese human samurai assassin code-named Katana (after her weapon of choice). Tatsu is an infamous master of swordplay and martial arts, trained to the highest level in the ancient art form. She is a member of the Suicide Squad, and, of note, the only voluntary member, volunteering as Rick Flag's personal bodyguard.
Powers and Stats
Tier: 9-C. At least 8-B with Soultaker
Name: Tatsu Yamashiro, Katana
Origin: DC Extended Universe
Attack Potency: Street level (Superior to Deadshot and Captain Boomerang. Briefly held her own against Enchantress). At least City Block level with Soultaker (Sliced the arm of Incubus). Can negate durability via soul stealing
Speed: Peak Human (Dodged a hurled boomerang from Captain Boomerang)
Lifting Strength: Regular Human
Striking Strength: Street Class
Durability: Street level
Stamina: Very High
Range: Human melee range, Extended melee range with Soultaker
- Soultaker: A Japanese katana with mystical properties, allowing it to bypass durability and steal the souls of the victims it has killed and trapped them within the blade. In addition, it is far more durable than any ordinary sword.
Intelligence: Quite Intelligent. Has been a vigilante in Japan, going up against the Yakuza, for at least some years, possibly the most skilled Swordswoman on Earth.
Weaknesses: Is haunted and traumatized by the death of her husband