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Introducing the Spyderco Shaman Compression Lock Knife – a formidable blend of power, precision, and ergonomic excellence. Crafted with unwavering attention to detail, this folding knife is a testament to Spyderco's commitment to delivering top-tier performance for enthusiasts and professionals alike.


The Shaman is a hand-filling, no-nonsense folding knife based on the proven design theme of the iconic Spyderco Native. About 20 percent larger than the Native, it offers the same refined ergonomics, as well as a few significant differences.


Overall Length

8.25" (210mm)

Blade Length

3.58" (91mm)



Closed Length

4.67" (119mm)


The Shaman’s blade is crafted from CPM S30V stainless steel and features a very high flat grind that balances strength, low-friction edge geometry, and an acute, utilitarian point. Its signature Trademark Round Hole™ is fully accessible from both sides to support swift, one-handed opening with either hand. For tactical applications where light discipline is a concern, this version of the Shaman also boasts a non-reflective black Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) blade coating.



  • High-Performance Blade: The Shaman features a robust CPM S30V stainless steel blade, renowned for its exceptional edge retention, corrosion resistance, and overall durability. The full flat grind ensures efficient slicing, while the sharp point and substantial belly make it versatile for various cutting tasks.


  • Compression Lock Mechanism: Unleash the power of the Shaman with Spyderco's signature Compression Lock mechanism. Renowned for its strength and ease of use, this locking system provides rock-solid security during use while allowing for swift, one-handed deployment and closure. Experience the confidence that comes with a reliable and innovative locking mechanism.


  • Ergonomic Excellence: Designed with user comfort in mind, the Shaman boasts an ergonomic G-10 handle that molds seamlessly to your hand. The textured pattern not only enhances grip but also provides a tactile feel, ensuring precise control in any situation. This knife is engineered for extended use without sacrificing comfort.


  • Large and In Charge: With its generous blade length and solid construction, the Spyderco Shaman is ready for heavy-duty tasks. Whether you're tackling outdoor adventures, demanding work environments, or daily cutting needs, this knife is the reliable companion you can depend on.


  • Distinctive Aesthetics: The Shaman's unique design sets it apart with a distinctive blade profile and bold styling. The attention to detail, coupled with the Spyderco trademark round hole for easy one-handed opening, makes this knife not just a tool but a statement piece for those who appreciate both form and function.


Elevate your cutting experience with the Spyderco Shaman Compression Lock Knife – where strength, precision, and ergonomic design converge. Unleash the power of this exceptional folding knife and make a statement with a tool that is as bold and capable as you are.


Item Number: SC229GPBK

Spyderco Shaman Compression Lock Knife

SKU: 238
Excluding Sales Tax
Color: Black
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