Highest Rated Knives 2018

Highest Rated Knives Of 2018

As the year comes to a close, KnifeNews is at it again with their "Readers' Choice Awards" for highest rated knives of 2018. From the favored new high-end knife to the preferred fixed blade, the ten categories cover a myriad of knives and showcase a variety of innovative features. See the full list of winners below.


Best New Tactical Fixed Blade 2018 - ZU Bladeworx Shrapnel

Best New Fixed Blade for EDC 2018 - TOPS Little Bugger

Best New Outdoors Fixed Blade 2018 - Benchmade 200 Puukko

Best Knife Upgrade 2018 - Ontario RAT 2 in D2

Best New Slipjoint/Non-Locking Knife 2018 - Isham Bladeworks Blackstar

Best New High-End Knife 2018 (MSRP of $300 or more) - Zero Tolerance 0470

Best New Value Folder 2018 (MSRP of $100 or less) - Civivi Baklash

Best New Manual Folder 2018 - Spyderco Chaparral FRN

Most Innovative New Knife 2018 - WE Knife Co. Double Helix

Best Overall New for 2018 Lineup - Spyderco

Check out our full list of Work Sharp Knife Sharpeners that compliment these blades and will maintain their razor sharp edge.

See the full article of all the winners on KnifeNews