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Handaxe in Final Fantasy XII.

Hand Axe (ハンドアクス, Hando Akusu?), also known as Handaxe or HandAxe, is a recurring weapon in the series. It is generally one of the weakest axes in the game for the player to obtain, and has low attack power in comparison to all other axes, but moderate power compared to all other starting weapons.

Appearances[]

Final Fantasy IV[]

Common axe.

Description

Hand Axe is a dummied weapon which provides 35 attack, 30 accuracy, and +3 Strength. It would have been used by Cecil, Kain, and Cid. This weapon is metallic.

In the Easy Type version, it was renamed to Axe.

Final Fantasy XII[]

Handaxe is the weakest axe, providing 47 attack, 6% combo rate, and 6 Evade. It requires the Axes & Hammers 1 License to equip, and can be bought for 2,200 gil at Rabanastre.

In the Zodiac versions, it now provides 17 Attack, 6 Evade, 29 CT, 6% combo rate, and requires the Axes & Hammers 1 license for 20 LP. It can be bought in Rabanastre, Giza Plains - The Dry and Barheim Passage for 420 gil, found as a treasure in Dalmasca Estersand (Banks of the Nebra), or stolen from Steeling in the Lhusu Mines (3%).

Vagrant Story[]

Hand Axe is an edged axe/mace that provides 1 RISK, 6 Strength, -1 Agility, and 3 Range.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King[]

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Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[]

While not an equippable weapon, it is wielded by Vaan during his Axe & Shield attack.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[]

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Final Fantasy Artniks[]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

WeaponCategoryLevelAttackMagicMind
Handaxe (XII)
Rarity 1
Axes1400
3900
102300
153400
Additional stats: Accuracy +83

Final Fantasy Trading Card Game[]

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Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[]

Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring[]

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An easy-to-hold axe.

Description

The Hand Axe appears as an axe within the Forsaken Dungeon. It has a 9 Weapon Atk, 12 Durability, -1 Speed, and -1 Consumption Rate. It can be bought for 14 gil at the Merchant's Shop.

Gallery[]

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Etymology[]

A hand axe or biface is a prehistorical stone tool with two faces that is the longest-used tool in human history.

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