High Carbon Stainless Steel Chef Knife is a classic Japanese Damascus steel blade. The indentations help reduce friction as the knife passes through food and help prevent stuff from sticking to it as you chop. kitchen knife held its edge well but is more complicated to sharpen. You’ll want to have some high-quality stones to get it razor sharp.
The Damascus steel coating, which is what gives knives that Sanding Laser Pattern, has a reputation for being difficult to care for, it’s no more so than carbon steel. Also, note that this is a High-Quality Pakka Wood handle (round) that’s notched for right-handers.