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The Iron axe is the fourth one-handed axe available to players.

It can be used to chop down Birch, Beech, Fir, Oak and Pine trees.

Its primary attack is a 3 hit attack combo with double damage on the last hit. It doesn't have a secondary attack.

Upgrade information

Quality 1 2 3 4
Slash 60 65 70 75
Chop (trees) 50 53 56 59
Durability 175 225 275 325

4 Wood
20 Iron
2 Leather scraps

10 Iron
1 Leather scraps

20 Iron
2 Leather scraps

30 Iron
3 Leather scraps

Forge level 2 3 4 5


  • In the game files the Iron axe is sometimes known as "Viking Axe".
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