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Poleax

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Poleax

Thracia 776 Path of Radiance


FE776 Poleax.png
Artwork of the Poleax from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.

An axe designed to deal increased damage against units mounted on horseback.

Type

Axe

First game

Fire Emblem: Thracia 776

For the unrelated weapons called "poleaxes" in Radiant Dawn, see Iron Poleax, Steel Poleax, and Silver Poleax.

The Poleax(e) (Japanese: ポールアクス Poleaxe), also referred to as the Halberd (Japanese: ハルベルト Halberd), is an axe which was introduced in Fire Emblem: Thracia 776. It is a long polearm designed to fight units fighting on horseback, and is very effective against Cavaliers, Paladins, Troubadours, and similar classes. However, it is also heavy enough to slow down its wielder prior to the removal of weight in New Mystery of the Emblem, and its accuracy is mediocre.

Stats

In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Thracia 776 Is snes03 poleax.png SNESRankAxe.png C 15 17 60 0 1 20 2,200 1 Deals bonus damage to mounted units.
The Binding Blade Is gba halberd.png Axe D 10 15 55 0 1 18 810 1 Deals bonus damage to Is gba horse.png mounted units.
The Blazing Blade Is gba halberd.png Axe D 10 15 60 0 1 18 810 1 Deals bonus damage to Is gba horse.png mounted units.
The Sacred Stones Is gba halberd.png Axe D 10 15 60 0 1 18 810 1 Deals bonus damage to Is gba horse.png mounted units.
Path of Radiance Is gcn poleax.png GCNRankAxe.gif D 10 18 60 0 1 18 810 2 Deals bonus damage to Is gcn horse 01.png mounted units.
Shadow Dragon Is ds poleax.png DSRankAxe.png C 9 11 60 0 1 15 1,050 2 Deals bonus damage to Is ds horse.png mounted units.
New Mystery of the Emblem Is ds poleax.png FE12RankAxe.png C 9 -- 60 0 1 15 1,050 2 Deals bonus damage to Is ds horse.png mounted units.

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes Is feh skill offense.png Is feh axe.png 5★ 10 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 200 SP -- Deals bonus damage to Is feh cavalry.png cavalry units.
Heroes
(+, unrefined)
Is feh skill offense.png Is feh axe.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 300 SP -- Deals bonus damage to Is feh cavalry.png cavalry units.
Heroes
(+, refined: +Effect)
Is feh wpn nullify bonus cavalry refined.png Is feh axe.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 350 SP
500 Arena Medals
50 refining Stones
-- Deals bonus damage to Is feh cavalry.png cavalry units. If the enemy is a cavalry unit, that enemy's bonuses (from skills such as Hone, Fortify, or Rally) are ignored during combat.
Grants +3 HP.
Heroes
(+, refined: +Atk)
Is feh wpn atk refined.png Is feh axe.png 5★ 16 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 350 SP
500 Arena Medals
50 refining Stones
-- Deals bonus damage to Is feh cavalry.png cavalry units.
Grants +5 HP.
Heroes
(+, refined: +Spd)
Is feh wpn spd refined.png Is feh axe.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 350 SP
500 Arena Medals
50 refining Stones
-- Deals bonus damage to Is feh cavalry.png cavalry units.
Grants +5 HP and +3 Speed.
Heroes
(+, refined: +Def)
Is feh wpn def refined.png Is feh axe.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 350 SP
500 Arena Medals
50 refining Stones
-- Deals bonus damage to Is feh cavalry.png cavalry units.
Grants +5 HP and +4 Defense.
Heroes
(+, refined: +Res)
Is feh wpn res refined.png Is feh axe.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 350 SP
500 Arena Medals
50 refining Stones
-- Deals bonus damage to Is feh cavalry.png cavalry units.
Grants +5 HP and +4 Resistance.
Warriors -- E 12 -- -- -- -- Infinite 5,500 -- Deals bonus damage to mounted units.

Locations

Thracia 776

Inventory Hicks
Capture and steal Chapter 15, enemy ZyleChapter 16B, enemy MercenaryChapter 19, enemy Great Knight (x24,reinforcement) • Chapter 21, enemy Axe Knight (x10,reinforcement) • Chapter 22, enemy Armored Axe (x3) • Chapter 23, enemy General

The Binding Blade

Treasure Chapter 3, chest
Armory Chapter 21Chapter 23

The Blazing Blade

Dropped by Eliwood's Tale: Chapter 19, enemy Cameron*Chapter 24, enemy brigand*
Hector's Tale: Chapter 20, enemy Cameron*Chapter 26, enemy brigand*
Secret shop Eliwood's Tale: Chapter 23 (both versions)
Hector's Tale: Chapter 24 (both versions)

The Sacred Stones

Dropped by Chapter 6, enemy FighterChapter 13B, enemy Fighter
Dropped by
(Skirmish)*
Cyclops*Maelduin*Tarvos*
Treasure Lagdou Ruins: Floor 4, southwestern chest*

Path of Radiance

Dropped by Chapter 6, enemy Axe KnightChapter 17-2, enemy Axe Knight
Armory* Chapter 17Chapter 25

Shadow Dragon

Treasure Chapter 17x, chestChapter 20x, chest
Armory Online shop*
Secret shop Chapter 17 (×3)

New Mystery of the Emblem

Dropped by Chapter 14, enemy Thief
Armory Online shop*
Secret shop Chapter 11 (×3)

Heroes

Poleaxe

Units Gerome: Masked Rider

Poleaxe+

Units Gerome: Masked Rider

Warriors


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Dropped by Chapter 3, enemy Fighter

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English • Halberd
• Poleax
• Poleaxe
• A halberd is a polearm which first came to prominence in the 14th or 15th century, whose head is mounted with both an axe's blade and a tall spike or hook. This weapon is known by this name in The Blazing Blade, The Sacred Stones, and Warriors.
• A poleax (alternatively spelled poleaxe or pollaxe) is a polearm whose head is mounted on a pole roughly as tall as its wielder. The head's construction varies, but often includes an axe blade and a hammer. This weapon is known by this name in Path of Radiance and Shadow Dragon.
• Alternate spelling of poleax, as above. This weapon is known by this name in Heroes.
Japanese ポールアクス
ハルベルト
• Romanized as POLEAXE in its internal file name in Path of Radiance. The weapon is known by this name in every appearance except The Blazing Blade and The Sacred Stones (including Warriors).
• Halberd. This weapon is known by this name in The Blazing Blade and The Sacred Stones.
Spanish Alabarda Halberd
French • Halberd
• Hallebarde
• Hache polaire
• As above; used in The Blazing Blade.
• Halberd; used in The Sacred Stones and Warriors.
• Pole axe; used in Path of Radiance and Shadow Dragon.
German • Hellebarde
• Stabaxt
• Halberd; in The Blazing Blade and The Sacred Stones.
• Poleaxe; in Path of Radiance and Shadow Dragon.
Italian Alabarda Halberd

Gallery

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 AxeRusted AxeSilver AxeSilver PoleaxSplitting AxeSteel AxeSteel PoleaxTraining Axe
Axes with secondary effects Arthur's AxeBerserker's AxeBone AxeBrave AxeCamilla's AxeDevil AxeDragon AxeFiendcleaverHammerLaguz AxeMaceMaster 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 ArmadsAurgelmirAxe of UkonvasaraAymrBölverkCrusherFreikugelGarmHelswathPugiTarvosUrvanWolf BeilWolf Berg
Axe skills in Heroes
Basic axe skills Emerald AxeIron AxeKiller Axe / Slaying AxeSilver AxeSteel Axe
Axe skills with secondary effects Ardent ServiceBeach BannerBrave AxeCarrot AxeFaithful AxeGiant SpoonHack-o'-LanternHagoitaHammer / Slaying HammerHandbellLegion's AxeLilith FloatieMelon CrusherPoleaxeSack o' GiftsShoreline RakeWo Gùn
Regalia and personal axe skills ArmadsAxe of VirilityBasilikosBeruka's AxeBýleistrCamilla's AxeCherche's AxeDraconic PoleaxEldhrímnirFrederick's AxeFreikugelGarmGlitnirGrado PoleaxGuardian's AxeHauteclereHel ScytheNóatúnSinmaraStout TomahawkUrðrUrvanVictorious AxeWolf Berg
Other axe skills Umbra Burst
Axes in Warriors
Basic axes Brave AxeBronze AxeHero AxeIron AxeSilver AxeSteel Axe
Axes with secondary effects Acceleration AxeAmped AxeArmorbane AxeAxebane AxeBlessed AxeBolster AxeBowbane AxeClawbane AxeConduit AxeDragon AxeDragonbane AxeElite AxeGencross AxeGenpeer AxeHalberdHammerLancebane AxeLegendary AxeStatflip AxeSwordbane AxeSwordreaverTomebane AxeVolant Axe
Regalia and personal axes Frederick's AxeCamilla's AxeHauteclereLissa's Axe