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Killer Axe

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Killer Axe

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

An axe whose design yields frequent critical hits.



First game

Fire Emblem: Thracia 776

The Killer Axe (Japanese: キラーアクス Killer Axe) is an uncommon axe which was introduced in Thracia 776 and appears in every game since apart from Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. As one of the series of killer weapons, it has a greatly enhanced crit stat compared to regular axes, which gives it a very high chance of inflicting critical hits and makes it an extremely dangerous weapon.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Thracia 776 Is snes03 killer axe.png SNESRankAxe.png C 12 10 75 30 1 20 2,000 1 --
The Binding Blade Is gba killer axe.png Axe C 11 11 65 30 1 20 1,000 1 --
Fire Emblem Is gba killer axe.png Axe C 11 11 65 30 1 20 1,000 1 --
The Sacred Stones Is gba killer axe.png Axe C 11 11 65 30 1 20 1,000 1 --
Path of Radiance Is gcn killer axe.png GCNRankAxe.gif C 12 12 65 30 1 20 1,000 2 --
Radiant Dawn Is wii killer axe.png WiiRankAxe.png B 10 12 75 30 1 30 2,880 2 --
Shadow Dragon Is ds killer axe.png DSRankAxe.png C 10 7 70 20 1 20 1,400 2 --
New Mystery of the Emblem Is ds killer axe.png FE12RankAxe.png C 10 -- 70 20 1 20 1,400 2 --
Awakening Is 3ds killer axe.png 3DSRankAxe.png C 12 -- 70 30 1 30 1,860 2 --
Fates Is 3ds killer axe.png 3DSRankAxe.png C 8 -- 65 25 1 Infinite 3,000  ? -10 avoid when equipped.
Increases critical hit damage to ×4 damage, instead of the usual 3x.
Sells for 1,000 gold
Heroes Is feh skill offense.png -- 7 -- -- -- 1 -- 200 SP -- Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1).


Thracia 776

Armory Chapter 22

The Binding Blade

Treasure Chapter 6, chest
Armory Chapter 11AChapter 17AChapter 18BChapter 23

Fire Emblem

Inventory Eliwood's Tale: HawkeyeGeitz
Hector's Tale: HawkeyeGeitz
Armory Eliwood's Tale: Chapter 24Chapter 29x
Hector's Tale: Chapter 26Chapter 31x
Secret shop Eliwood's Tale: Chapter 19
Hector's Tale: Chapter 20

The Sacred Stones

Dropped by
Treasure Tower of Valni Floor 5, northwest chest*Lagdou Ruins Floor 4, northeast chest*
Chapter 17
(world map)
Narube RiverRausten Court
Secret shop
Chapter 14AChapter 14A

Path of Radiance

Dropped by Chapter 14, enemy GashilamaChapter 19, enemy Warrior

Radiant Dawn

Inventory Boyd
Armory Part 3: Chapter 12Chapter 13Endgame
Part 4: PrologueChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Endgame
Bargains Part 2: Chapter 3Endgame

Shadow Dragon

Treasure Chapter 20x, chest
Armory Chapter 21Online shop*
Secret shop Chapter 17 (×3)

New Mystery of the Emblem

Dropped by Chapter 11, enemy Barbarian
Armory Chapter 21Online shop*
Secret shop Chapter 13 (×3)


Inventory Libra
Dropped by Chapter 16, enemy Fighter
Armory Valm CastleWyvern Valley
Port FeroxThe SearoadValm HarborThe Mila TreeFort SteigerValm Castle ApproachThe Dragon's TableGreat GateMila Shrine RuinsDueling GroundsMercenary FortressThe Ruins of TimeLaw's EndDesert OasisManor of Lost Souls
KarelLegionLeifLinusLuthierMareetaMicaiahMoulderOgmaPrince MarthSophiaZephiel


This list may be incomplete.
Inventory Birthright: Scarlet
Revelation: Scarlet
Dropped by Revelation: Chapter 19, enemy Hero
Armory Dusk Armory: Level 2 (limit 1) • Level 3 (limit 2)
Rank rewards Battle Rank: 160 (limit 1)


Inventory BerukaHawkeyeSheena



Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Killer Axe --
Japanese キラーアクス Romanized as KILLERAXE in its internal file names in Path of Radiance, Radiant Dawn, Shadow Dragon DS, and New Mystery of the Emblem.
Spanish Hacha asesina Murderous axe. For space reasons, Path of Radiance and Shadow Dragon abbreviate it to H asesina, and Radiant Dawn abbreviates it to H asesina.
French Hache létale Lethal axe
German Meisteraxt Master axe
Italian Ascia letale Lethal axe. For space reasons, Path of Radiance and Shadow Dragon abbreviate it to As. letale in gameplay.


See also

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 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
Axe skills in Heroes
Basic axe skills Emerald AxeEmerald Axe+Iron AxeKiller AxeKiller Axe+Silver AxeSilver Axe+Slaying AxeSlaying Axe+Steel Axe
Axe skills with secondary effects Brave AxeBrave Axe+Carrot AxeCarrot Axe+HammerHammer+Legion's AxeLegion's Axe+Lilith FloatieLilith Floatie+Melon CrusherMelon Crusher+Slaying HammerSlaying Hammer+
Regalia and personal axe skills ArmadsHauteclereNóatúnStout TomahawkUrðrUrvan