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Bolt Axe

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Bolt Axe

Is 3ds bolt axe.png
Icon of the Bolt Axe from Awakening and Fates.

Deals magical damage based on Mag.

Type

Axe

First game

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

The Bolt Axe (Japanese: ボルトアクス Bolt Axe) is the sole magic axe present in the Fire Emblem series, debuting in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance. Channeling thunder powers, attacks using the Bolt Axe are fuelled by the unit's magic stat and target the foe's resistance, instead of strength and defense. In Path of Radiance only, it is also not affected by the weapon triangle for physical weapons and is neutral to swords and lances, and it is instead affected by the Trinity of Magic, having an advantage over fire magic and a disadvantage to wind magic.

Stats

Game Icon Rank Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Path of Radiance Is gcn bolt axe.png GCNRankAxe.gif B 10 12 70 0 1-2 25 3,750 2 Works as magical damage. Counts as thunder magic under the Trinity of Magic and not as an axe under the weapon triangle. Deals effective damage to Is gcn dragon.png dragon laguz.
Awakening Is 3ds bolt axe.png 3DSRankAxe.png B 14 -- 70 5 1-2 30 1,920 2 Works as magical damage.
Fates Is 3ds02 axe.png 3DSRankAxe.png C 14 -- 65 0 1-2 Infinite 3,300  ? -20 avoid when equipped.
Works as magical damage.
Cannot inflict critical hits or trigger sword skills.
Sells for 1,100 gold.

Locations

Path of Radiance

Dropped by Chapter 25, enemy Gromell

Awakening

Dropped by Chapter 21, enemy Algol
Treasure Infinite Regalia, chosen at random from a pool of other items.
Renown bonus 1,800 Renown points; only one copy can be obtained through this means per save file.
Merchant
(SpotPass)
L'Arachel

Fates

This list may be incomplete.
Dropped by Neutral: Chapter 19, enemy Berserker
Armory Nohr: Level 2 (limit 1) • Level 3 (limit 2)
Rank rewards Battle Rank: 800 (limit 1)

Trivia

  • The Bolt Axe is the only item available in Awakening's Infinite Regalia DLC which is neither a regalia weapon or somebody's personal weapon, and is available in non-limited quantities elsewhere in the game (including other DLC chapters).

Gallery

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Bolt Axe --
Japanese ボルトアクス Bolt Axe
Spanish Hacha rayo Lightning axe
French Tonnerre Lightning
German Donneraxt Thunder axe
Italian Ascia lampo Lightning axe

References

See also

Axes
Basic axes AxeBarst's AxeBasilikosBattle AxeBeruka's AxeBordcord AxeBroken AxeBronze AxeEmblem AxeFrying PanGlass AxeHauteclereHector's AxeHit AxeImmortal AxeImposing AxeIron AxeIron PoleaxKiller AxeLadleLegion's AxePractice AxeSilver AxeSilver PoleaxSteel AxeSteel Poleax
Axes with secondary effects Arthur's AxeBerserker's AxeBone AxeBrave AxeCamilla's AxeDevil AxeDragon AxeFiendcleaverHammerLaguz AxeMaster AxePoleaxQuick AxeRaider AxeSuperior AxeSwordreaverSwordslayerTitania's AxeVengeanceVenin AxeVolant Axe
Magic-based axes Bolt Axe
Ranged axes Hand AxeHatchetIron Star AxeOrsin's HatchetShort AxeSilver Star AxeSteel Star AxeTomahawk
Regalia and personal axes ArmadsAurgelmirBölverkGarmHelswathPugiTarvosUrvanWolf BeilWolf Berg