An In-Depth Guide To The Best Tactical Multi Tool

Best Tactical Multi Tool

If you’re an avid outdoors-man or want to feel more prepared in emergency situations, you should consider getting yourself a military multi tool. It’s a step up from your average multitool, but depending on the model you get it is just as convenient to hold onto all of the time.

If you are planning on carrying it with you at all times, be glad to know that it’s easy to transport and doesn’t take up much space when you do need it!

Read on to see some of our suggestions for the best tactical multi tools on the market:

1. Rose Kuli 7" Multi Tool


The Rose Kuli multi tool includes pliers, a cross screwdriver, a double-sided poking knife, a saw, a knife, a slotted point screwdrivers a bung puller and a bottle opener tool with a wooden handle.

These features allow it to cut, pry or twist a screw, open a fire hydrant, dissolute the glass curtain wall, saw wood, cut rope and more. These features make is primarily a multifunctional rescue tool and many army, armed police, fire, rescue and relief workers carry this tool with them.

Its frame is made from stainless steel and other components are made from wood. This tool also comes with a canvas carrying bag for easy transportation.

2. Leatherman MUT

The Leatherman MUT Multi-Tool is one of the best military multi-tools out there and includes sixteen tools.


It includes needlenose pliers, regular pliers, replaceable wire cutters, replaceable hard-wire cutters, stranded-wire cutters, an electrical crimper, a combo knife, a saw, a replaceable cutting hook, a hammer, a bolt override tool, a replaceable bronze carbon scraper, #8-32 cleaning rod/brush adapter, a replaceable firearm disassembly punch, carabineer/bottle opener and a large bit driver.

What makes this tactical multi tools unique is that all of its features can be opened and used with one hand which is great for situations that require a user to multitask or need a free hand. All of the tools can be stored in the handle of the MUT for easy access or safe keeping when not in use.

While the tool includes a clip, it is removable which allows one to carry the tool in a sheath if so desired.


The Gerber tactical multi tool was built to be used in a variety of military, survival, tactical, industrial and outdoor situations. The Gerber Diesel Multi-Plier also comes with its own sheath, so you don’t need to make an extra purchase.

This tool includes needlenose pliers, wire cutter, partially-serrated knife blade, cross point screwdriver, small, medium and large flat blade screwdrivers, a can opener, a bottle opener, a file, a saw and scissors.

Gerber sets itself apart from the multi-tool crowd through its use of needle-nose pliers versus squared-off pliers. The needle nose pliers are designed to fit in tight spots.


The Magnelex multi tool was built to be used in a variety of situations such as camping, hunting, survival, emergency, military, outdoor and DIY tasks. This is also one of the few military multitools out there that accepts attachable bits.

It includes 11 integrated tools as well as 11 attachable bits. The integrated tools include a long blade, a serrated blade, a short blade, a saw, spring action scissors, a wire cutter/stripper, a flathead screwdriver, a can opener, a bottle opener and a connector slot for accessories.

The attachable bits include three Philips screwdriver bits, three flathead screwdriver bits and five hex key bits.

Ganzo G202B

The Ganzo multitool includes combination pliers, spring-loaded cutting pliers, a screw driver, a bottle opener, a device for removing insulation from wires, a small saw, a device to hold the screws and cylinders, a can opener, scissors, a knife and a bit holder.

It’s made from stainless steel which ensures that it is highly durable and protected against corrosion. This tool is also compact and can fit in the pockets of one’s trousers.


As you likely noticed while reading these descriptions, tactical multi tools have a varying array of capabilities. To choose the best fit for you, you’ll have to decide where you’ll be taking your multi tool and what tools are absolutely necessary.

Luckily, most of these tools have a bunch of features, so you won’t need to make many sacrifices. We know you can’t go wrong with any of the above options!

About the author


Colin is a freelance writer and editor. A fan of The Walking Dead. It led him to think what if SHTF and what does it takes to survive. Colin hobbies includes gears, tech gadgets and rehearsing different "End Of The World" situations in his head.

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