26 Tactical Knives to Help You Survive in the Wild

Updated on April 03, 2023 by Melissa Bajda

Regarding tactical knives, you want something to help you survive in the wild. Whether camping, hiking, or hunting, having the right tactical knife is essential.

This blog post will discuss the 26 best tactical knives to help you stay safe in the wild. From multi-functional tools to easy-to-carry blades, these tactical knives can help you escape a tricky situation. So, read on and find out which tactical knives are suitable for you!

The 26 Best Tactical Knives to Carry in 2023

1. Lyra Elite Tactical Blade

The Lyra Elite Tactical Blade is an excellent choice for a reliable, durable self-defense tactical knife.

This next tactical knife features a 420 stainless steel reversible pocket clip, an open ball-bearing pivot system, and a liner lock with a blade length of 3.5". This allows you to easily open the blade steel with just one hand and keep it securely locked in place when unused.

2. Blue Steel Damascus Blade

Blue Steel Damascus Blade

Introducing the ultimate tool for any man who takes pride in his everyday carry - The Blue Steel Damascus Blade. Crafted with the finest materials, this knife is built to withstand the toughest challenges you might encounter. The robust Tc4 titanium handle not only gives it a rugged look but also ensures it can handle any beating you put it through.

3. Rescue Ready

Rescue Ready

This is one survival tool your guy will not want to leave home without. Equipped with a partially serrated steel blade, an LED light, a hook blade, and a spring-loaded window punch this is the ultimate rescue tool every car should have. This personalized tool would make a great gift for any officer, emt, or any safety-minded guy.

This tool can be easily engraved by adding your guy's information to the personalization box at the top of the page. Please just follow the example below.

4. Raptor Claw

Raptor Claw Knife

The Raptor Claw is a wicked blade, hand crafted to slash through any obstacle. Our Karambit has over 22 hrs of work into it including forging, filing, fitting, grinding, and polishing. The diamond wood scales are locked in place with the multiple Brass pins. The handle gives a comfortable grip which allows you to maneuver the blade with ease. The knife is weighted to have a balance point just right where the blade meets the handle, to better help slash things open. This Double Edge Karambit blade is one of our best Tactical blades ever!

5. The Shiv Knife

The Shiv Knife is the perfect everyday carry blade for any man who wants a durable and reliable knife. It features a liner lock, sleek, slim design, comfortable grip, and a blade length of 3.5".

It also features a belt-clip for convenient carrying and a ball-bearing pivot system for smooth operation. The blade steel is durable, has corrosion-resistance cold steel and is ideal for cutting rope and wood.

6. Hunting Knife with Leather Sheath

For those looking for a reliable and robust hunting knife, the Hunting Knife with Leather Sheath is a great choice. This knife features a 4116 carbon steel blade with anoverall length of 26cm and has a walnut wood handle for easy grip.

This carbon steel knife is perfect for any outdoorsman or hunter, as it is designed to provide strength and reliability when needed.

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7. Premium Carbon Fiber Pocket Knife

The Premium Carbon Fiber Pocket Knife is an excellent choice for anyone looking for an all-purpose tactical knife. Its unique, lightweight design allows easy portability and storage, making it perfect for any outdoor adventure.

This blade steel can handle challenging cutting tasks with a hardness rating of 58-60HRC and heat treatment in a vacuum. The pocket knife also comes with a SS belt clip for secure attachment to your clothing or equipment.

8. Japanese Curved Blade Knife

The Japanese Curved Blade Folding Pocket Knife is an impressive and highly functional tool, perfect for any outdoor enthusiast. With its cold steel construction, the knife is incredibly durable yet lightweight and easy to carry in your pocket or backpack.

It also features 8CR15MOV stainless steel, a high-grade alloy with excellent wear and corrosion resistance.

9. Engraved Pocket Knife

If you want a heavy-duty, quality constructed folding knife with a personalized touch, then an Engraved Pocket Knife is a perfect choice.

Not only does an engraved pocket knife offer superior functionality, but it also gives you the option to have a unique design or personalization on its handle with a belt loop. Depending on your preferred style, the design can be laser engraved or etch-inked.

10. Tactical Tanto

The Tactical Tanto is an excellent choice for those seeking a versatile fixed-blade knife to handle various tasks. This full tang features a sharp, tanto blade style made from stainless steel for superior strength and cutting ability.

The ergonomic handle is wrapped in a traditional katana style for improved grip and comfort. This knife also comes with a stylish crocodile sheath for secure storage.

11. Pocket Cleaver Knife

Pocket Cleaver Knife

Are you looking for a powerful and unique knife that will make your friends jealous? Then look no further than the Pocket Cleaver Knife! This incredible knife is made with a full Tc4 titanium handle and belt clip, making it extremely durable. The CPM-D2 steel blade is cleaver style, meaning it can tackle any task you throw at it. Plus, the fast ball-bearing pivot system ensures that you can use this knife with ease.

12. The All-metal Knife

The All-metal Knife is the perfect choice for a reliable, durable, lightweight tactical knife. This type of knife is usually made of solid and corrosion-resistant materials like stainless steel and titanium, making them ideal for harsh environments and challenging tasks.

The ergonomic handle on the all-metal knife provides a secure grip and makes it comfortable to hold, and the handle's back features a glass breaker.

13. Green Paracord Knife

The Green Paracord Knife is an excellent choice for a multi-purpose tool. This lightweight tactical knife makes it perfect for camping or hiking trips.

It has a long clip-point blade and a unique green paracord wrap handle. The paracord wrap handle offers a secure grip and additional support in emergencies. The paracord can be unwrapped and used as a rope in emergency situations.

14. Wolf Head Camping Knife

If you are looking for a camping knife with a unique aesthetic, the Wolf Head Camping Knife is a perfect choice. This tactical knife has a clip-point blade style and walnut wood handle, giving it a sleek, contemporary look.

The handle also features an engraving of a wolf head, making it stand out from other knives. With its long carbon steel blade and comfortable grip, this knife is excellent for various camping or hunting tasks.

15. Titanium Tac Blade

Titanium Tac Blade

 The Titanium Tac Bladeis the perfect knife for those who demand the very best. This blade is made from D2 steel, which is known for its strength and durability. The frame lock ensures that the blade will stay securely in place, while the belt clip makes it easy to keep within reach.

The ball bearing system ensures a fast and smooth opening, while the custom gift box and nylon storage sheath make it a great option for those who want to keep their knives in top condition.

16. Custom Pocket Knife

A Custom Pocket Knife is an excellent choice for a more personalized tactical knife. A custom pocket knife can be tailored to fit the individual's needs and preferences.

The most popular materials for a custom pocket knife are stainless steel and wood with a frame lock. The black coating stainless steel provides superior performance and durability, while the wood adds a unique look and feel to the knife.

17. Onyx Razor Knife

Onyx Razor Knife

The Onyx Razor has a handle constructed of durable natural flax micarta over stainless steel inlays, this knife is both comfortable to hold and built to last. The 420 SS deep pocket belt clip and ball bearing pivot system allow for easy and secure carry, while the liner lock keeps the blade securely in place during use.

The blade is crafted from high-quality Onyx D2 steel, making it razor sharp and perfect for a wide range of tasks. With a hardness of 58-60HRC and heat treatment via vacuum, this blade is designed to stand up to even the toughest jobs. At 4.1mm (.16") thick, it's a reliable choice for any cutting or slicing task.

18. Survival Tactical Knife

When it comes to tactical knives, one of the most versatile and practical is The Survival Tactical Knife. This heavy-duty knife is made from high-quality stainless steel and features two kinds of sawteeth on the back of its fixed blade for superior performance.

The aluminum handle is hollowed out and can store essential items such as a compass, matches, fishing line and hooks.

19. Damascus Steel Tracker Hunting Knife

Damascus Steel Tracker Hunting Knife

The Damascus Steel Tracker Hunting Knife is the perfect tool for the outdoorsman who wants the best of both worlds - a beautiful, artisan-crafted knife that is also extremely functional. The blade is made of Damascus steel, which has been hand-forged and hardened to 57-58 HRC, making it incredibly strong and durable.

The grooved tracker style and twist pattern give the knife a unique look, while the black micarta or brown rosewood handle provides a comfortable grip. The knife comes with a custom leather sheath with belt loop, making it easy to carry on your next hunting or camping trip.

20. Damask Damascus Survival Knife

This knife is a unique and stylish combination of tactical and survival features. The Damask Damascus Laser fixed blade tanto handle paracord tactical survival combat is a must-have for any knife enthusiast.

It is made with 8CR18MOV Pattern cold steel, giving it a stunning look and durability. The full tang design provides a solid and dependable grip.

21. Engraved Survivor Knife

Engraved Survivor Knife

The Engraved Survivor knife is a staple of a man's everyday carry arsenal. They get the most use in your guy's life but are typically the last everyday carry item to get an upgrade. Whether it's his first knife or your guy is in need of an upgrade this knife delivers in spades.

With many extras, this engraved knife is perfect for all situations. It would be ideal for a camper, hikers, or any weekend warriors in your life. 

22. Damascus Steel Tanto Blade Bundle

Damascus Steel Tanto Blade Bundle

The Razor Sharp D2 Steel Tanto Blade is the perfect addition to any man's toolkit. This 420 SS belt clip knife features a smooth ball-bearing pivot system for easy opening and closing, as well as a liner lock for safety. The lanyard loop makes it easy to keep this knife within reach, while the nylon storage sheath makes it easy to store and transport. With its solid construction and quality materials, the Razor Sharp D2 Steel Tanto Blade is a must-have for any man who likes to be prepared for anything.

23. VG Core Damascus Steel Knife

This Tactical Knife's VG Core Damascus cold steel blade provides excellent edge retention, allowing you to use it for various tasks without worrying about frequent sharpening. The liner lock ensures the blade stays securely in place when unused, making this an ideal pocket knife for tactical situations.

The drop point design gives the knife a sleek, modern look, and its contoured maple burlwood handle is ergonomically designed for comfortable use.

24. Red Micarta Knife

The Red Micarta Knife is an excellent choice for any knife enthusiast looking for a top-quality, durable tool. This knife features a leather sheath and a red Micarta sheet handle, providing superior corrosion resistance and making it an excellent choice for outdoor activities.

The blade is made with a drop point design and is razor sharp, providing superior performance when needed.

25. Titanium Titan Tactical Blade

Titanium Titan Tactical Blade

The blade of the Titanium Titan Tactical Blade is crafted from razor-sharp stonewashed D2 steel with a straight back design. With a hardness rating of 58-60HRC and a thickness of .14 inches, this blade is built to last and can easily handle a variety of cutting tasks. The blade opens smoothly and quickly thanks to the brass-cased ball bearing pivot system, and is secured in place by a reliable frame lock.

26. Knife Lovers Gift Box Set

Knife Lovers Gift Box Set with 4 Personalized Knives

The Knife Lovers Gift Set is the perfect present for the knife enthusiast in your life. This gift set comes with four personalized knives, each with a unique design. The recipient will love using these knives for their various daily needs. With this gift set, they can cut, slice, and chop with ease. Plus, the personalized touch makes this gift extra special. This is for the guy that appreciates a little style with his steel.


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