Axe Mastery

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Axe Mastery

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Strength
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Critical axe hits gain extra adrenaline. Gain ferocity while wielding an axe in either hand. Reduce recharge on axe skills.

 Attribute bonus.png Ferocity: +300
 Attribute bonus 40px.png Adrenaline: 2
 Miscellaneous effect.png Recharge Reduced: 20%

— In-game description


  • At level 80, the trait provides a 10% increase in critical damage per axe.
Skill Recharge Traited recharge
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 Cyclone Axe
6 Recharge time 40.75¾ Recharge time
Throw Axe.png
 Throw Axe
8 Recharge time 60.5½ Recharge time
Dual Strike.png
 Dual Strike
12 Recharge time 90.5½ Recharge time
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 Whirling Axe
15 Recharge time 12 Recharge time

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 16, 2017
  • Now gives 300 bonus ferocity as long as you have at least one axe equipped.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Grandmaster tier.
  • Added: Recharge on axe skills is reduced by 20%.
  • Added: When you critically hit with an axe, you gain 2 additional adrenaline.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Axe Mastery has been added to the game.