s35vn

s35vn is a high end stainless steel. It holds it's edge for an incredibly long time but is difficult to field sharpen and typically requires a diamond stone. It has good toughness for a stainless steel but is not something I recommend for very large blades that will see a lot of abuse (battoning, heavy chopping, etc). This is what I use for my own EDC knives and those of friends.