Elden Ring: Top Axes

Elden Ring: Top Axes

Elden Ring: Deadly Axes Guide

Are you ready to bring the pain in Elden Ring? Look no further than the mighty axes! These deadly weapons may be slower, but they pack a punch like no other. If you’re a player who enjoys dealing massive damage and leaving a trail of destruction, then axes are your weapon of choice.

But not all axes are created equal. Some shine brighter than others, and we’re here to guide you to the most devastating options. Get ready to become an unstoppable force with these top-notch axes!

  1. Rosus’ Axe

Embrace the power of intelligence with Rosus’ Axe! This unique weapon scales not only with strength and dexterity but also with intelligence. Its length gives you an edge in PVP, and its special skill, Rosus’s Summons, conjures spectral skeletons to wreak havoc on your enemies. Find this axe behind a Stonesword Key door in Black Knife Catacomb.

  1. Forked Hatchet

The Forked Hatchet may be the shortest axe, but don’t underestimate it! With its excellent dexterity scaling and fast attack speed, it’s perfect for bleeding your foes dry. It’s also versatile, allowing you to customize it with buffs and infusions. Get your hands on this axe from Imps early in the game.

  1. Hand Axe

If you’re just starting out and want a weapon that hits hard without slowing you down, look no further than the Hand Axe. This beauty scales with both strength and dexterity, providing a perfect balance for beginners. It’s fast, forgiving, and can be buffed to unleash even more damage. Get your hands on it from the merchant in East Limgrave.

  1. Sacrificial Axe

Are you an aggressive player who loves to face enemies head-on? The Sacrificial Axe is your go-to weapon. It may have poor range, but it compensates with raw damage. Infuse it with Ashes of War for extra oomph, and enjoy the passive ability that rewards you with FP whenever an enemy dies nearby. Defeat the Deathbird in the Weeping Peninsula beside Castle Morne to claim this beast.

  1. Jawbone Axe

The Jawbone Axe has a bone to pick with your enemies! With its impressive damage, strength, and dexterity scaling, it’s a force to be reckoned with. Infuse it with Ashes of War to unlock its true potential, and enjoy the satisfaction of dealing strike damage to Crystalians and other tough foes. Hunt down ancestral followers in the Siofra River to obtain this deadly axe.

  1. Stormhawk Axe

Prepare for a storm of destruction with the Stormhawk Axe! As the strongest in terms of base damage, it delivers a devastating blow every time. Its equal scaling in strength and dexterity makes it a perfect fit for a quality build. And don’t forget about its Thunderstorm skill, which creates a vortex of wind and lightning that unleashes havoc on your foes. Find two of these axes in Leyndell, Royal Capital, and Castle Sol without having to kill Nepheli Loux.

  1. Highland Axe

If you’re looking to roar into battle, the Highland Axe is your best friend! With its equal scaling in strength and dexterity, it’s a perfect choice for quality builds. But what sets it apart is its ability to boost roar skills, making your attacks even more devastating. Combine it with a roar medallion, and you’ll become a force to be reckoned with. Venture into Stormveil Castle to obtain this formidable weapon.

  1. Ripple Blade

Dive into the arcane arts with the Ripple Blade! This axe scales with arcane, making it a great choice for builds focused on this stat. Although it can’t be infused with Ashes of War, you can boost its damage with buffs and spells. What truly sets it apart is its ability to apply status ailments effectively, thanks to its arcane scaling. Purchase it from Pidia, Carian Servant at Caria Manor.

  1. Warped Axe

Unleash the power of brute strength with the Warped Axe! With its high strength scaling, it hits like a truck. The special move set gives it a slightly faster attack speed, catching your enemies off guard. But the real magic happens when you infuse it with heavy infusion, granting it an S scaling in strength and turning it into a monstrous damage dealer. Obtain this beast by slaying Omen enemies in the Cliffbottom Catacombs, Abandoned Coffin Site of Grace, and the Subterranean Shunning-Grounds.

  1. Iron Cleaver

Prepare to cleave through your foes with the mighty Iron Cleaver! With its surprisingly fast attack speed, it’s perfect for those who like to get up close and personal. Buff it, infuse it with the Heavy infusion, and watch its strength-scaling power soar to new heights. The charged heavy attack is a thing of beauty, making it an excellent choice for roll-catching in PVP. Claim this beast from the misbegotten enemies in Castle Morne.

No matter which axe you choose, remember to have fun and enjoy every swing! Elden Ring awaits your triumphs and adventures. Get out there and show the world who’s the deadliest warrior!

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