- "Quickly cut down enemies in melee range in third person. Roll to close distance and avoid gunfire."
- — In-game description.
The Shadow Blade is a specialist weapon featured in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and added in during Operation Spectre Rising. It is a Ninjatō style katana that when activated will force the camera into third person. Whilst active, crouch is replaced by a roll function and enemies within striking distance and line of sight will have a ping placed over their body, attacking with this active will aim the attack towards the pinged target. It can also be aimed with, allowing for the ability to throw the Shadow Blade.