Axes (Skill)

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Stat Totals
  • Slashing Damage +6
  • Melee Power +2
  • Critical Chance +14
  • Enemy Dodge Reduction +20

"Axes: the key to removing all manner of limbs."

Axes starts the player with a Axe stone.pngCrude Stone Axe (See: Starting Equipment).

The increased stats apply twice if two axes are wielded.

[edit] Levels

Level Icon Name Increased Stats Granted Ability Description
1 Axemanship0 64.png Combat Lumberjack Slashing Damage +2

Critical Chance +1
Enemy Dodge Reduction +1

Embrace the Flannel. Become one with the Flannel. This skill forms the foundation of axe-wielding.
2 Axemanship1 64.png Viking Strike Critical Chance +2

Enemy Dodge Reduction +2

Passive: Viking Strike Join the Church of Odin! Learn to hate! With this skill, you have a chance to perform the 'Viking Strike' in melee combat.
3 Skill axe.png Axe Training Slashing Damage +1

Critical Chance +2
Enemy Dodge Reduction +1

Passive: Bleeding Out Vigorous training with your axe allows you to chop and cleave more fiercely and accurately. Saplings tremble. You occasionally deal a Crippling Wound.
4 Axemanship2 64.png Norwegian Axenado Melee Power +1

Critical Chance +2
Enemy Dodge Reduction +1

Norwegian Axenado Destroy your foes with the axe-wielding powers described in the ancient sagas! With this skill, you can hit all of the enemies in an area around you.
5 Axe mantra64.png Axe Mantra Critical Chance +2

Enemy Dodge Reduction +1

Passive: Crippling Wound Spiritual devotion to the art of the axe has unlocked its secrets: You have a chance of executing exceptionally grievous attacks in combat while using axes.
6 Axemanship3 64.png Philosopher of the Axe Slashing Damage +3

Melee Power +1
Critical Chance +5
Enemy Dodge Reduction +14

Cogito Ergo Splat At the highest level, axe wielding is not just a combat skill. It is a way of life, and a way of being. Enhances your combat abilities when using axes and allows you to employ a terrifying latin-based attack.

[edit] Granted Abilities

Name Cooldown Effect
Viking Strike - 20 % chance on hit to damage for additional Slashing Damage 5 Blasting Damage 1 and cause Bleeding.
Bleeding Out - 16 % chance on hit to proc Bleeding Out on a monster.
Norwegian Axenado Cooldown 13 Deals Slashing Damage 4 and causes Bleeding in a 3Multi.png3 square around the character.
Crippling Wound - 8 % chance on hit to proc Crippling Wound on a monster.
Cogito Ergo Splat Cooldown 5 Strikes all monsters around the character in a 2-tile radius diamond pattern. Deals Existential Damage 5, Crushing Damage ( Melee Power ).


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