Whirling Axe

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the warrior axe skill. For the thief stolen skill, see Whirling Axe (stolen skill).
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Whirling Axe

30.5½ Activation time  15 Recharge time  

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior (skill list)
Off hand axe
Weapon slot 5
Activ. type
Game link
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Spin and attack nearby foes. You can move while spinning.

 Damage.png Damage (15x): 3,075 (8.388)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Movement Speed Increase: 50%
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 130
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Whirl

— In-game description [?]

Related Traits[edit]


  • Asura warriors only display 7-8 hits instead of the listed 15 times, but it still does full damage.
  • Does not give the listed movement speed increase.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 08, 2018
  • The damage of this skill is no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher 20% damage increase in all modes.
February 06, 2018
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by 20% in PvE only.
November 07, 2017
  • The physical damage of this skill has been increased by 33%.
February 22, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from being canceled when transitioning to gliding.
October 18, 2016
  • While channeling this skill, you move 50% faster.
January 26, 2016
  • The PvP and PvE versions of this skill have been remerged, resulting in a 52% damage increase in PvE areas.
July 07, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to grant 180 precision under some circumstances.
September 09, 2014
  • Reduced recharge to 15 seconds.
  • Increased damage by 17%.
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to continue to channel while dodging.
June 03, 2014
  • Fixed a bug with this skill's range indicator that caused it to function incorrectly.
April 15, 2014
  • Fixed a bug in which this skill would interact with combo fields incorrectly.
  • Fixed a bug in which duplicate skill facts would be displayed when mousing over this skill.
August 20, 2013
  • Updated the skill fact to include a radius.
June 25, 2013
  • Reduced the aftercast by .2 seconds.
  • Increased the damage by 50% in PvP only.
December 14, 2012
  • This skill can now be cancelled by other skills.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Whirling Axe has been added to the game.