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Greataxe is a mundane, nonmagical variant of the Greataxes family of weapons. It is a martial melee weapon that's wielded with both hands.

Description Icon.png
The rectangular engravings on this axe's wooden handle have been nearly scratched away by armoured hands.


D12 Slashing.png 1d12 (1~12) + Strength Modifier Damage Types Slashing
Greataxes Greataxes
Rarity: Common
Enchantment: None
Dippable Dippable
Range: 1.5 m / 5 ft
Weight: 3.15 kg / 6.3 lb
Price: 65 gp

Weapon Actions

Proficiency Icon.png If you have Proficiency, equip in main hand to gain:

  • Cleave (Weapon Action) Cleave: Swing your weapon in a large arc to attack up to 3 enemies at once. They each take half the damage your weapon usually deals.
  • Lacerate (Weapon Action) Lacerate: Slash at your target's vital points to make it bleed. Undead and Constructs can't suffer Bleeding.
  • Prepare (Weapon Action) Prepare (Expends Movement): Spend Range Icon.png 6 m / 20 ft of your movement to deal an additional [Strength Modifier]Damage TypesPhysical damage (minimum 1) on each successful weapon attack for the rest of the turn.

Where to Find

A starting weapon for the Barbarian class.