Black axe

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Black axe
Black axe.png
Released27 February 2002 (Update)
MembersNo
Quest itemNo
Properties
TradeableYes
EquipableYes
StackableNo
NoteableYes
OptionsWield
DestroyDrop
ExamineA sinister looking axe.
Values
Value384 coins
High alch230 coins
Low alch153 coins
Weight1.36 kg
Grand Exchange
Exchange621 coins (info)
Buy limit40
Daily volume397
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Advanced data
Item ID1361
Black axe detail.png

A black axe is an item mostly used in the Woodcutting skill. Using this axe requires level 11 Woodcutting. Level 10 Attack is required to equip it. As with all axes, carrying it in your inventory along with the necessary Woodcutting level will work.

The success rate for chopping a log is approximately 225% that of the bronze axe, or 12.5% better than a steel axe.

As with all black equipment and white equipment, the black axe cannot be made from raw materials using the Smithing skill.

Attack icon.png Attack bonusesBlack axe equipped.pngBlack axe equipped female.png
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
-2+10+8+0+0
Defence icon.png Defence bonuses
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
+0+1+0+0+0
Melee.png Other bonusesSlot
Strength icon.pngRanged Strength icon.pngMagic Damage icon.pngPrayer icon.pngWeapon slot.png
+12+0+0%+0List
Attack speedRange
Monster attack speed 5.png1
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Combat styles[edit | edit source]

Category: AxeCombat StyleStyle typeWeapon StyleExperienceInvisible Boost
CombatStyles Axe.pngChopSlashAccurateAttack and Hitpoints+3 Attack
HackSlashAggressiveStrength and Hitpoints+3 Strength
SmashCrushAggressiveStrength and Hitpoints+3 Strength
BlockSlashDefensiveDefence and Hitpoints+3 Defence

Treasure Trails[edit | edit source]

Tier Emotes STASH Location Items Cost
Easy Spin Next to the entrance to the Varrock Palace courtyard Black axe.png coif.png ruby ring.png 1,741

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
SourceLevelQuantityRarity
Abyssal demon Multicombat.png12/128
Black demon Regular172; 178; 184 Multicombat.png12/128
Bronze Chest (black)N/A Casket.png11/98.64; 1/95.56
Bronze Chest (brown)N/A Casket.png11/98.59; 1/95.51
Bronze Chest (crimson)N/A Casket.png11/98.62; 1/95.53
Bronze Chest (purple)N/A Casket.png11/98.67; 1/95.59
Bronze Chest (red)N/A Casket.png11/98.56; 1/95.48
Feral Vampyre61–130 Multicombat.png13/128
Greater abyssal demon342 Multicombat.png12/128
Reward casket (beginner)N/A Casket.png111/8,856
Reward casket (easy)N/A Casket.png11/36
Skeleton fremennik40; 50; 60 Multicombat.png12/128
Zombie (Tarn's Lair) High level81–100 Multicombat.png11/128

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
11 September 2014
(update | poll)

Random event ents no longer spawn and axes can no longer be broken.

Gallery (historical)[edit | edit source]

Black axe detail (beta).png
Black axe detail.png
Black axe (beta).png
Black axe.png
RuneScape 2
Beta
29 March 2004 –
present