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v1305The Axe
Item 1305
Type Tool
Sub-Type Hammer
Axe / Chainsaw
Damage? 72 Damagetype melee
Hammer Power 100%
Axe Power 175%
Use Time 22 (Fast)
Knockback 7.25 (Very Strong)
Continuous Attack Yes
Quality Tier 8
Dropped By Plantera
Drop Rate 2% (1:50)
Sell Value 10 GoldCoin Small
This item cannot be crafted.

The Axe is a Hamaxe that looks very much like a guitar. It is a rare drop from Plantera, a Hard Mode boss in the Underground Jungle. When swinging The Axe it plays an electric guitar sound effect. It can be used as a weapon with its auto-swing and high base damage and it is currently the best hammer and axe in the game.


  • The Axe is one of the few hammers capable of breaking Demon Altars and Crimson Altars.
  • When it was first added, it was incapable of breaking Altars.
  • It is a 1 in 50 drop chance from Plantera, making it the hardest hamaxe to get in the game.
  • The best prefix this tool could have is "Legendary".
  • This is one of the few weapons/tools that when in use and walking backwards allows you to moonwalk


  • The Axe's appearance closely resembles the design of a Gibson "Flying V" guitar.
  • This item is a reference to Plantera's name origin, Pantera, a groove metal band.
    • Dimebag Darrell, Pantera's guitarist, often uses Gibson "Flying V" guitars which makes this a second reference to the band Pantera, since it is the favorite band of the Terraria developer, Cenx.
  • The name of the item and sprite used for this item is a reference to guitars being nicknamed "Axe(s)."
  • The Axe, along with the Magical Harp, are one of the few musical weapons in the game.

Update Info


  • Drop rate increased from 0.5% to 2%.


  • Added to the game.


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