Battleaxe

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Bronze battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze battleaxe Iron battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron battleaxe Steel battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel battleaxe Black battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black battleaxe White battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of White battleaxe Mithril battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril battleaxe Adamant battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant battleaxe Rune battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune battleaxe Corrupt dragon battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Corrupt dragon battleaxe Dragon battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon battleaxe Necronium battleaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Necronium battleaxe
Slot main hand (has off-hand variants)
Style Slash
Speed
Average (3.6s)
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A Battleaxe is a one-handed slash weapon. They possess high damage ratings, but have a relatively slow attack speed. Players can buy battleaxes at Brian's Battleaxe Bazaar in Port Sarim, at Bob's Brilliant Axes in Lumbridge, or at the Grand Exchange, or from trading with other players.

Battleaxes have a damage bonus tied with their crushing counterpart, the warhammer.

In RuneScape Classic, they were stronger than swords but not as accurate. Battleaxes were pointed before the RuneScape HD graphics update, then became rounded in RuneScape High Detail. All battleaxes outside of Daemonheim received a complete graphical overhaul with the release of the Evolution of Combat.

Main hand battleaxes[edit | edit source]

Attack.png
Item
Melee
Level
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-icon.pngRanged-icon.pngMagic-icon.png
Bronze battleaxe.pngBronze battleaxe1Slash74.5150---------2,474
Iron battleaxe.pngIron battleaxe10Slash149202---------4,985
Steel battleaxe.pngSteel battleaxe20Slash298316---------6,374
Black battleaxe.pngBlack battleaxe25Slash372.5381---------9,753
White battleaxe.pngWhite battleaxe25Slash372.5381---------4,149
Mithril battleaxe.pngMithril battleaxe30Slash447454---------10,573
Adamant battleaxe.pngAdamant battleaxe40Slash596628---------20,426
Rune battleaxe.pngRune battleaxe50Slash745850---------20,818
Dragon battleaxe.pngDragon battleaxe60Slash8941132---------121,034
Corrupt dragon battleaxe.pngCorrupt dragon battleaxe60Slash8941132---------69,110
Necronium battleaxe.pngNecronium battleaxe70Slash10431486---------26,242

Off-hand battleaxes[edit | edit source]

Attack.png
Item
Melee
Level
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-icon.pngRanged-icon.pngMagic-icon.png
Bronze off hand battleaxe.pngBronze off hand battleaxe1---Slash37.2150------633
Iron off hand battleaxe.pngIron off hand battleaxe10---Slash74.5202------1,489
Steel off hand battleaxe.pngSteel off hand battleaxe20---Slash149316------3,875
Off-hand black battleaxe.pngOff-hand black battleaxe25---Slash186.2381------4,158
Mithril off hand battleaxe.pngMithril off hand battleaxe30---Slash223.5454------6,839
Adamant off hand battleaxe.pngAdamant off hand battleaxe40---Slash298628------14,585
Rune off hand battleaxe.pngRune off hand battleaxe50---Slash372.5850------20,680
Off-hand dragon battleaxe.pngOff-hand dragon battleaxe60---Slash4471132------118,123
Necronium off hand battleaxe.pngNecronium off hand battleaxe70---Slash521.51486------20,695

Dungeoneering battleaxes[edit | edit source]

These battleaxes can only be obtained and used during Dungeoneering.

Table of battleaxes
TierItemLevels to use
1Novite battleaxe.png Novite battleaxe1 Attack-icon.png Attack
2Bathus battleaxe.png Bathus battleaxe10 Attack-icon.png Attack
3Marmaros battleaxe.png Marmaros battleaxe20 Attack-icon.png Attack
4Kratonite battleaxe.png Kratonite battleaxe30 Attack-icon.png Attack
5Fractite battleaxe.png Fractite battleaxe40 Attack-icon.png Attack
6Zephyrium battleaxe.png Zephyrium battleaxe50 Attack-icon.png Attack
7Argonite battleaxe.png Argonite battleaxe60 Attack-icon.png Attack
8Katagon battleaxe.png Katagon battleaxe70 Attack-icon.png Attack
9Gorgonite battleaxe.png Gorgonite battleaxe80 Attack-icon.png Attack
10Promethium battleaxe.png Promethium battleaxe90 Attack-icon.png Attack
11Primal battleaxe.png Primal battleaxe99 Attack-icon.png Attack
Table of battleaxes
TierItemLevels to use
1Novite battleaxe.png Novite battleaxe1 Attack-icon.png Attack
2Bathus battleaxe.png Bathus battleaxe10 Attack-icon.png Attack
3Marmaros battleaxe.png Marmaros battleaxe20 Attack-icon.png Attack
4Kratonite battleaxe.png Kratonite battleaxe30 Attack-icon.png Attack
5Fractite battleaxe.png Fractite battleaxe40 Attack-icon.png Attack
6Zephyrium battleaxe.png Zephyrium battleaxe50 Attack-icon.png Attack
7Argonite battleaxe.png Argonite battleaxe60 Attack-icon.png Attack
8Katagon battleaxe.png Katagon battleaxe70 Attack-icon.png Attack
9Gorgonite battleaxe.png Gorgonite battleaxe80 Attack-icon.png Attack
10Promethium battleaxe.png Promethium battleaxe90 Attack-icon.png Attack
11Primal battleaxe.png Primal battleaxe99 Attack-icon.png Attack

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In the God letters, Zamorak mentions his favourite weapon is his bloodied battleaxe and he likes the sight of it embedded in someone's skull.
  • Formerly, only the Dragon battleaxe and Corrupt dragon battleaxe appear to have a shapened blade. All the battleaxes from ranging from Bronze to Rune appeared to have a very dull and blunt blade. This is no longer the case since they received a graphical rework.
  • The battleaxes used in Dungeoneering were the first battleaxes to have an updated chop attack. Before the Evolution of Combat, they were also faster than regular battleaxes (equivalent speed to longswords).