Throw Axe

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Throw Axe

Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
Main hand axe
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
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0.25¼ Activation time  1 Recharge time  2 Ammunition  
Throw Axe

Throw an axe that cripples foes, dealing bonus damage at lower health thresholds.

Damage.png Damage: 312 (0.85)?
Damage.png Damage increase at 50% target health.: 50%
Damage.png Damage increase at 25% target health.: 100%
Crippled.png Cripple (4s): -50% Movement Speed
Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 2
Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 10 seconds
Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 12 seconds
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Tactics Tactics

Discipline Discipline

Bladesworn Bladesworn

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • Reduced ammo recharge from 15 seconds to 12 seconds in PvP and WvW.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased ammo recharge from 10 seconds to 15 seconds.
November 07, 2017
  • This skill now deals 50% more damage if the target is below 50% health, or 100% more damage if the target is below 25% health.
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to not update its ammo recharge skill fact when equipped with the Axe Mastery trait.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill now uses the ammo system.
  • Ammo count has been set to 2 with a 10-second count recharge.
  • There is a 1-second recharge between uses.
May 16, 2017
  • Increased damage by 27%.
January 26, 2016
  • The aftercast delay of this skill has been reduced by 0.5 seconds.
  • The cooldown of this skill has been reduced from 10 seconds to 8 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Throw Axe has been added to the game.