It’s the best knife for beginners, because the knife makes an easy lollipop (step 1 in the 5 simple steps of shucking an oyster) and is not as scary sharp as French style knives.

It’s the best knife for advanced Oyster Chefs, because it’s a knife that “reminds” you to keep using the Oysters XO technique (no-strength). If you don’t properly create a lollipop, the chance is you break the point of the knife.