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Short Axe

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Short Axe

FEPR Short Axe concept.png
Concept art of the Short Axe from Tellius Recollection: Volume 1.

An average throwing axe used for indirect attacks.

Type

Axe

First game

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

The Short Axe (Japanese: ショートアクス Short Axe) is a throwing axe introduced in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance. It is a mid-level, steel-equivalent throwing axe, falling between the Hand Axe and Tomahawk in terms of power and weapon level, and like these two it is able to attack at both close and distant range.

Stats

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Path of Radiance Is gcn short axe.png GCNRankAxe.gif C 10 13 65 0 1-2 15 1,500 2 --
Radiant Dawn Is wii short axe.png WiiRankAxe.png B 12 13 60 0 1-2 15 1,500 3 --
Awakening Is 3ds01 short axe.png Axes C 7 -- 65 0 1-2 25 1,750 2 --
Three Houses Is ns01 axe.png Axes C 8 12 65 0 1-2 25 1,750 ? --

Forged stats

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Three Houses Is ns01 axe+.png Axes C 9 12 65 0 1-2 35 2,624 ? --

Locations

Path of Radiance

Inventory Largo
Steal Chapter 24, enemy RikardChapter 26, enemy Paladin (×4)
Treasure Chapter 10, chest

Radiant Dawn

Inventory Titania
Dropped by Part 2: Prologue, enemy Zeffren
Disarm and/or steal* Part 3: Chapter 2, enemy IstvanChapter 5, enemy LombrosoChapter 7, enemy Axe General (×2 in Normal and Hard) • Chapter 8, enemy Axe GeneralChapter 10, enemy Axe General (×2) • Endgame, enemy Warrior (×2 in Normal and Hard), enemy Axe Paladin (×6) (Normal/Hard only)
Part 4: Prologue, enemy Axe General (×2 in Normal and Hard), enemy Axe Paladin (×1)/(×2) • Chapter 1, enemy Axe General (×4/×2) • Chapter 2, enemy Axe General (Easy only)Chapter 3, enemy Axe General, enemy DragonmasterChapter 4, enemy Axe General (×2 in Easy) • Endgame-1, enemy Axe General (Easy only)Endgame-2, enemy Axe General, enemy Warrior (×3)/(×10)
Bargains Part 3: Chapter 6Chapter 13

Awakening

Inventory Flavia
Dropped by Chapter 14, enemy Great Knight
Armory Garden of Giants
Merchant
(Anna)
Carrion IsleThe SearoadThe Mila TreeThe Twin's Hideout
Merchant
(SpotPass)
AltenaCedHectorKarelRaighTikiTitania

Three Houses

This list may be incomplete.

Short Axe

Treasure Legend of the Lake, chest
Forging Hand Axe (2 Wootz Steels, 700G, C+ Professor Level)
Armory Available at the Marketplace starting Chapter 8 (Limit:2)

Short Axe+

Forging Short Axe (4 Wootz Steels, 1,050G, C+ Professor Level)

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Path of Radiance An axe of especially light construction.
It can be thrown at distant enemies.
??
Radiant Dawn A more powerful throwing axe. It can be used
for direct and indirect combat.
??
Awakening An average throwing axe used
for indirect attacks.
??
Three Houses
(Short Axe)
The light construction of this ranged axe makes it
easy to throw at foes from afar.
射程が長い斧
投擲用に改良された斧
Three Houses
(Short Axe+)
A reinforced short axe used for close combat
and ranged attacks.
ショートアクスを強化したもの
射程が長い斧

Trivia

  • In Three Houses, the Short Axe uses sword animations instead of axe animations during combat.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Short Axe In and of itself, the word "short" holds no common meaning with a distinct association with the form of the Short Axe. However, in the context of the Fire Emblem series it matches the Short Spear, an equivalent mid-level ranged lance.
Japanese ショートアクス Romanized as SHORTAXE in its internal file name in Radiant Dawn.
Spanish • Antiespadas
• Hacha corta
• Anti-swords. The weapon is known by this name in the Spanish version of Path of Radiance due to an error, as this is actually the Spanish name of the Swordreaver. The error was probably caused by the axe's file name in that game, "SWORDBASTER", which is the Japanese name of the Swordreaver.
• Short axe. The weapon is known by this correct name from Radiant Dawn onward. Abbreviated to H. corta in Radiant Dawn for space reasons.
French Hache courte Short axe. Abbreviated to Hac. courte in Path of Radiance for space reasons.
German Kurzaxt Short axe
Italian Ascia leggera Lightweight axe. Abbreviated to As. leggera in Path of Radiance for space reasons.
Korean 쇼트 액스 Short axe
Simplified Chinese 短斧 Short axe
Traditional Chinese 短斧 Short axe

Gallery

References

See also

Axes
Basic axes AxeAxe of ZoltanBarst'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 UkonvasaraAymrBölverkCrusherFreikugelGarmHelswathVougeTarvosUrvanWolf BeilWolf Berg
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
Swords AlonditeAmitiArmorslayerBrave SwordGurgurantIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeLaguzslayerLongswordRagnellRegal SwordRuneswordSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordSonic SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordTrainerVague KattiVenin Edge
Lances Brave LanceFlame LanceHeavy SpearIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceKnight KillerLaguz LanceShort SpearSilver LanceSlim LanceSpearSteel LanceVenin LanceWishblade
Axes Bolt AxeBrave AxeHammerHand AxeIron AxeKiller AxeLaguz AxePoleaxPractice AxeShort AxeSilver AxeSteel AxeTomahawkVenin Axe
Bows Brave BowDouble BowIron BowKiller BowLaguz BowLongbowRolf's BowSilver BowSteel BowVenin Bow
Fire BolganoneElfireFireMeteor
Thunder BoltingElthunderRexboltThoronThunder
Wind BlizzardElwindTornadoVortexWind
Light LightNosferatuPurgeRexauraShine
Knives DaggerKnifeStiletto
Ballistae BallistaIron BallistaKiller BallistaOnager
Strikes BeakBreathClaw
Staves Ashera StaffFortifyHammerneHealMendPhysicRecoverRescueRestoreSilenceSleepTorchWard
Unused Weapons BerserkBright BowDevil AxeRexcaliburRexflameUnlockUrvanWarp
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Swords AlonditeAmitiBrave SwordBronze SwordCaladbolgEttardFloreteIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeRagnellSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordStorm SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordTempest BladeVague KattiVenin EdgeWind EdgeWo DaoWyrmslayer
Lances Brave LanceBronze LanceIron GreatlanceIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceHorseslayerShort SpearSilver GreatlanceSilver LanceSpearSteel GreatlanceSteel LanceVenin LanceWishblade
Axes Brave AxeBronze AxeHammerHand AxeIron PoleaxIron AxeKiller AxeShort AxeSilver PoleaxSilver AxeSteel PoleaxSteel AxeTarvosTomahawkUrvanVenin Axe
Bows Brave BowBronze BowDouble BowIron BowIron LongbowKiller BowLughnasadhRolf's BowSilencerSilver BowSilver LongbowSteel BowSteel LongbowVenin Bow
Crossbows AqqarArbalestBowgunCrossbowTaksh
Knives BaselardBeast KillerBronze DaggerBronze KnifeIron DaggerIron KnifeKardPeshkatzSilver DaggerSilver KnifeSteel DaggerSteel KnifeStiletto
Fire ArcfireBolganoneCymbelineElfireFireFire TailMeteorRexflame
Thunder ArcthunderBoltingElthunderRexboltThoronThunderThunder Tail
Wind ArcwindBlizzardElwindRexcaliburTornadoWindWind Tail
Light CreiddyladEllightLightNosferatuPurgeRexauraShineThaniValaura
Dark BalberithCarreauFenrirVerrineWorm
Ballistae BallistaIron BallistaKiller BallistaOnager
Strikes BeakBreathClawFangGreat BeakGreat FangGreat TalonTalon
Staves Ashera StaffElsilenceElsleepFortifyHammerneHealMatronaMendPhysicRecoverRescueRestoreRewarpSilenceSleepTorchUnlockWard
Other Judge
Unused Weapons Slim Lance
Weapons in Fire Emblem Awakening
Swords Alm's BladeAmatsuArmorslayerBalmungBrave SwordBronze SwordEirika's BladeEliwood's BladeFalchionGlass SwordIron SwordKilling EdgeLeif's BladeLevin SwordMercuriusMissiletainnMystletainnNoble RapierParallel FalchionRagnellRapierRoy's BladeSeliph's BladeSilver SwordSolSol KattiSoothing SwordSteel SwordSuperior EdgeTree BranchTyrfingWyrmslayer
Lances Beast KillerBlessed LanceBrave LanceBronze LanceEphraim's LnceFinn's LanceGáe BolgGlass LanceGradivusIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceLogLunaMiniature LanceShockstickShort SpearSigurd's LanceSilver LanceSpearSteel LanceSuperior Lance
Axes ArmadsBolt AxeBrave AxeBronze AxeGlass AxeHammerHand AxeHauteclereHector's AxeHelswathImposing AxeIron AxeKiller AxeLadleOrsin's HatchetShort AxeSilver AxeSteel AxeSuperior AxeTitania's AxeTomahawkVengeanceVolant AxeWolf Berg
Bows AstraBlessed BowBrave BowBronze BowDouble BowGlass BowInnes' BowIron BowKiller BowLongbowNidhoggParthiaSilver BowSlack BowSteel BowSuperior BowTowering BowUnderdog BowWolt's BowYewfelle
Tomes ArcfireArcthunderArcwindAversa's NightBolganoneCelica's GaleDying BlazeElfireElthunderElwindExcaliburFireFluxForsetiGoetiaGrima's TruthKatarina's BoltMicaiah's PyreMireMjölnirNagaNosferatuRexcaliburRuinSuperior JoltThoronThunderValflameWasteWilderwindWind
Staves Balmwood StaffCatharsisFortifyGoddess StaffHammerneHealKneaderMendPhysicRecoverRescueWard
Other BeaststoneBeaststone+Blighted ClawsBlighted TalonsDragonstoneDragonstone+Expiration
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Swords ArmorslayerAthameBlutgangBrave SwordBroken SwordCursed Ashiya SwordDevil SwordGiant KatarIron SwordKilling EdgeLevin SwordMercuriusRapierRusted SwordSilver SwordSteel SwordSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorSword of ZoltanThunderbrandTraining SwordVenin EdgeWo Dao
Lances AreadbharArrow of IndraBlessed LanceBrave LanceBroken LanceCrescent SickleGradivusHorseslayerIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceLance of LightLance of Light+Lance of RuinLance of ZoltanLúinPiercing Light LanceRusted LanceScythe of SarielShort SpearSilver LanceSpearSpear of AssalSteel LanceTraining LanceThrowing Light LanceVenin Lance
Axes Axe of UkonvasaraAxe of ZoltanAymrBolt AxeBrave AxeBroken AxeCrusherDevil AxeFreikugelHammerHand AxeHauteclereIron AxeKiller AxeMaceRusted AxeShort AxeSilver AxeSteel AxeTraining AxeTomahawkVenin Axe
Bows Blessed BowBow of ZoltanBrave BowBroken BowFailnaughtIron BowKiller BowLongbowMagic BowMini BowParthiaRusted BowSilver BowSteel BowTathlum BowThe InexhaustibleTraining BowVenin Bow
Gauntlets Aura KnucklesBroken GauntletsDragon ClawsIron GauntletsKiller KnucklesRusted GauntletsSilver GauntletsSteel GauntletsTraining GauntletsVajra-Mushti
Black Magic Agnea's ArrowBlizzardBolganoneBoltingCutting GaleExcaliburFimbulvetrFireMeteorRagnarokSagittaeThoronThunderWind
Dark Magic Banshee ΘBohr ΧDark Spikes ΤDeath ΓHades ΩLuna ΛMiasma ΔMire ΒQuake ΣSwarm Ζ
White Magic AbraxasAuraFortifyHealNosferatuPhysicRecoverRescueRestoreSeraphimSilenceWardWarp
Ballistae BallistaFire OrbOnagerViskam
Crest Stones Artificial Crest Stone LArtificial Crest Stone SBlest Crest Stone ShardChalice of BloodCracked Crest StoneCrest of Flames PowerCrest Stone (Beast)Crest Stone (Chevalier)Crest Stone (Gautier)Crest Stone of IndechCrest Stone of MacuilCrest Stone of SeirosCrest Stone ShardDark Stone (Bird)Dark Stone (Crawler)Dark Stone (Wolf)Giant Artificial Crest StoneLost Crest StoneLost Crest Stone (Large)Pointy Artificial Crest StoneReal Seiros Crest StoneTwin-Crest Power
Unused Weapons RidillTorch