The Kraken is hand ground out of .200 thick Nitro-V stainless steel. Heat treated in a zero atmosphere, cryo treated in liquid nitrogen then double tempered resulting in a Rockwell hardness of 59c. The blade was bead blasted and Cerakoted Armor Black and is hair shaving sharp. The handle is hand sculpted OD Green and Black G10 with stainless screws. Comes with a custom molded Kydex sheath in Black.