The Phantom S802 is made for versatility and ease of use. Many of its functions can be deployed with one hand, while its tanto blade is interchangeable with other knife styles. In addition to its pliers and scissors, its tools include flat and Phillips drivers, a chisel, awl, bottle/can opener, wire stripper, and a saw.
This versatile tool is perfect for your bike bag, packing in several useful functions for repairing and tuning your bicycle on the go. It packs in Philips and flat screwdrivers, multiple hex, Torx, and spoke wrenches, as well as a chain tool and chain hook. They all fold up into a durable polycarbonate handle which provides leverage.
The capable Armbar Cork from Gerber is a neat, pocket-sized multitool to handle all sorts of small tasks. It has a 2 ½” blade that opens with one hand, scissors, hammer, pry bar, foil cutter, and can/package opener, plus a corkscrew and bottle opener to wet your whistle. Comes in three colors.
This ultra-compact pocket tool from Outdoor Edge is perfect for opening all those Amazon boxes that get delivered to your house. Its retractable holder accepts standard utility blades, while its handle incorporates flat head and Phillips screwdrivers, a pry tool, and a bottle opener. Comes in black, orange, or blue.
This basic multitool is the perfect addition to your keychain. It features a main knife blade, a file, flat and Phillips screwdrivers, and a bottle opener. Each tool locks securely in place, and the whole thing attaches with an integrated carabiner clip. It’s available with a grey or blue handle.
The Curl takes much of what users love about Leatherman’s Wave multitool, and makes it more affordable. Packed with 15 useful tools, including needlenose and regular pliers, spring-loaded scissors, a bit driver, and a one-hand-deploy knife. It’s also got wire cutters/strippers, bottle and can openers, a file, and an awl.
Steelman’s folding screwdriver is small enough to stash in your pocket, but its fold-out shaft provides much more leverage than other pocket tools. Its magnetic holder accepts standard 1/4″ hex bits, and the set includes eight bits that store inside its handle, which can also open bottles.
RAEgearUSA makes these three pocket-sized bronze and steel alloy tools. Each one packs a variety of drivers, wrenches, a nail pry, chisel/scraper, and more. The Derringer 1 has 18 functions, while the Derringer 2 has 24, and the Derringer 3 packs 27, including a level and bit storage slots.
UK accessory maker Windeler created this sleek and modern modular pocket multitool. It’s made from plasma nitride hardened titanium and its blades include a locking knife, bottle opener, pry bar, Phillips and flat screwdrivers. Each magnetic blade can be detached and used independently for grip and leverage.
Inspired by the original Leatherman PST, the Rebar includes 17 tools, all of which lock firmly into place. The stainless steel multitool includes knives, pliers, screwdrivers, wire cutters, an electrical crimper, a wire stripper, bottle and can openers, a file, a saw, an awl, and a ruler. It’s also comes in a knifeless edition.
The Skeletool is one of Leatherman’s best multitools, offering great ergonomics, a lightweight design, and only the most frequently used functions. It looks particularly great in this black finish with a topographical map print on its blade. Tools includes a knife, pliers, bit driver, wire cutters, and a carabiner/bottle opener.
An upgraded version of the Doohickey pocket tool with a built-in ratcheting driver. It comes with 3.5 + 5.5mm flat bits, #1 + #2 Phillips bits, and works as a bottle opener, standard/metric ruler, 5/16″ + 1/4″ wrenches, a pry tool, and a scoring point. A built-in carabiner clip lets you hang it from a keychain or belt loop.
Packing in 73 functions and weighing 12.5 oz., the Swiss Champ XXL is barely pocketable, but it is an impressive bit of kit. It’s loaded with screwdrivers, files, knives, cutters, wrenches, and just about every other tool you can think of. It’s even got a ballpoint pen and an LED flashlight.
This tiny knife measures just 2.6″ long when closed, making it perfect for keychains. Its 3Cr13 steel blade is ideal for opening packages, cutting rope, breaking down boxes, and holds in place securely with a liner lock mechanism. Its handle is made from glass-reinforced nylon and has a built-in bottle opener at its back end.
This carabiner looks substantial, but weighs just 14 grams thanks to its titanium construction. It has two locations for hanging keychains, a sturdy and smooth spring belt clip, and packs in philips and flathead screwdrivers, wrenches, a 1/4″ hex driver, and a bottle opener.
This pocketable EDC accessory combines four useful functions in one – it’s a comb, a bottle opener, pry tool, and 1/4″ hex bit driver. It’s made from grade 5 titanium, making it virtually indestructible. Add on the optional GO-FAST keyring to hang it from your keychain.
MRF is back with their most versatile multitool card yet. The EDC tool card packs more than 80 tools with its swappable urban, military, garage, utility, and wrench modules. The card has wrenches, pry tools, screwdrivers, drawing tools, and much more. Choose from stainless steel, Cerakote, or titanium versions.
Gutting a freshly-caught fish isn’t the most pleasant of tasks, but if you have to do it, you want the right tool for the job. The Gutsy incorporates a serrated scaler, a gutting hook, a scoop hook for clearing out veins, plus a bottle opener for celebrating a job well done with the day’s catch.
This ultra-compact multitool packs nine useful functions into a palm-sized form factor. It includes spring-loaded pliers, flat and Phillips screwdrivers, a file, a bolt/nut gripper, a file, a straight blade, and a bottle opener. It’s also got a pocket clip and a loop for attaching to a keychain.
These slimmed-down variants of Gerber Gear’s multifunctional Armbar pocket tools reduce bulk, while still offering more than just a knife. There are two versions: one with a screwdriver and another with scissors, both with a bottle opener at its rear. Each has a 2.5″ straight-edge blade with a frame lock and a textured grip.
Zippo’s specialized multitool is designed to help reliably start a fire. It’s got a wheel and flint to get sparks going, a wood grater to help make tinder, and comes with a length of fire paracord to get things started. It’s also got a knife, a saw, a bottle opener, and a flathead screwdriver.
Tactica’s unusual-looking multitool packs 17 tools for fixing bicycles. It fits snugly in your hand, and its tools include tire levers, wrenches, allen keys, hex sockets, and a Phillips driver bit. It also has useful everyday tools like a bottle opener and package opener. Available in bright orange or stealthy black.
This unique keychain multitool features a design that looks like some kind of alien technology. The triangular, stainless steel tool packs a sharp utility tip, a scraper, Phillips and flat screwdrivers, and a bottle opener. You can also use its backside for emergency signaling with the included SOLAS reflective sticker.
There are so many multi-functional pocket tools out there it’s hard to decide which one to buy. Fortunately, our pals at Everyday Carry have done the hard work and whittled that list down to the top 20 multitools. Whether you want something you can hang from your keychain or a full-featured folding tool, it’s on their list.