For two-handed axes in other Dragon Age titles, see Battleaxes (Origins) and Battleaxes (Dragon Age II).

This page lists greataxes, two-handed warrior weapons in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Greataxes[edit | edit source]

Common[edit | edit source]

Name Damage Enhancements Requirements & Upgrades Acquisition
Balanced Battleaxe
Common Greataxe
Item Level 16
148–155 AoE
(167-175 DPS)
+18% Critical Damage Bonus Requires:
Warrior only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

• Available at the Expensive Merchant in Val Royeaux for 1408 Currency (Inquisition).png.
• Available at the Val Royeaux Weapons and Upgrades Merchant, the Griffon Wing Keep Merchant in the Western Approach and the Village of Crestwood Merchant for 563 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Barbarian Battleaxe
Common Greataxe
Item Level 2
62 AoE
(70 DPS)
+6% Sunder on Hit Requires:
Warrior only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Random loot acquired during the prologue if the Inquisitor is a two-handed warrior.

Engraved Battleaxe
Common Greataxe
Item Level 18
166-174 AoE
(188-197 DPS)
+18% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Warrior only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

• Random loot.
• Available at the Suledin Keep Merchant in Emprise du Lion and the Val Royeaux Weapons and Upgrades Merchant for 1266 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Etched Battleaxe
Common Greataxe
Item Level 20
186-194 AoE
(210-219 DPS)
+27% Critical Damage Bonus Requires:
Warrior only
Level 17
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Random loot from tier 3 chests.

Fereldan Broadaxe
Common Greataxe
Item Level 14
131-138 AoE
(148-156 DPS)
+9% Bleed on Hit Requires:
Warrior only
Level 11
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Random loot.

Jagged Battleaxe
Common Greataxe
Item Level 11
108-114 AoE
(122-129 DPS)
+5% Critical Chance Requires:
Warrior only
Level 8
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Random loot.

Ornate Battleaxe
Common Greataxe
Item Level 17
157-165 AoE
(177-186 DPS)
+11% Critical Chance Requires:
Warrior only
Level 14
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Random loot.

Qunari Battleaxe
Common Greataxe
Item Level 6
77-81 AoE
(87-92 DPS)
+6% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Warrior only
Level 2
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

• Random loot.
• Rewarded upon completing Contact with the Valo-Kas Mercenaries war table operation with any advisor.


Rare[edit | edit source]

Name Damage Enhancements Requirements & Upgrades Acquisition
Arishok Battleaxe
Rare Greataxe
Item Level 13
139-146 AoE
(157-165 DPS)
+17% Attack
+6% Flanking Damage Bonus
2% chance to use Unbowed on a hit
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Random loot.

Barbarian Lord Battleaxe
Rare Greataxe
Item Level 8
99-104 AoE
(112-118 DPS)
+5% Bleed on Hit Requires:
Warrior only
Level 4
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Item info wanted.

Bull's Edge
Rare Greataxe
Item Level 5
82-84 AoE
(93-95 DPS)
+7% Attack
+3% Critical Damage Bonus
On kill: target explodes for 75% weapon damage
Requires:
Warrior only

Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Iron Bull's initial starting weapon.

Darkspawn Alpha Greataxe
Rare Greataxe
Item Level 16
167-175 AoE
(189-198 DPS)
+8% Critical Damage Bonus
+20% Sunder On Hit
On Hit: 5% Chance to Apply Poison
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Rare random loot from tier 2 chests.

Refined Hossberg Twainer
Rare Greataxe
Item Level 21
220-230 AoE
(249-260 DPS)
+25% Sunder on Hit
Increase maximum stamina by 10
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Randomly available at the Suledin Keep Merchant in Emprise du Lion for 7383 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Note: Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.
Slayer
Rare Greataxe
Item Level 22
231-240 AoE
(297-307 DPS)
+32 AoE Damage vs. Living
+7% Critical Chance
+30% Sunder on Hit
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 19
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Master Corrupting Rune
• Random loot.
• Randomly available at the Suledin Keep Merchant in Emprise du Lion for 11197 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Note: Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.
Sten Battleaxe
Rare Greataxe
Item Level 11
122-125 AoE
(158-164 DPS)
+20 AoE Damage vs. Demons
+11% Attack
+3% Critical Damage Bonus
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 8
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Master Demon-Slaying Rune
Randomly available at the Redcliffe Weapons and Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for 329 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Note: Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.


Unique[edit | edit source]

Name Damage Enhancements Requirements & Upgrades Acquisition
Axe of the Dragon Hunter
Unique Greataxe
Item Level 19
219-230 AoE
(284-296 DPS)
+32 AoE Damage vs. Dragons
+28% Critical Chance
+5% extra damage for each enemy within 8 meters
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 16
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Master Dragon-Slaying Rune

Available for purchase from Bonny Sims in Skyhold for 11540 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Gift of the Mountain-Father
Unique Greataxe
Item Level 10
126-133 AoE
(142-150 DPS)
+3% Attack
+3 Strength
+5% Sunder on Hit
+5% extra damage for each enemy within 8 meters
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 7
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Looted from the Hand of Korth in Hargrave Keep; see the Fallow Mire side quest Lost Souls.

Glittering Darmallon
Unique Greataxe
Item Level 14
164-172 AoE
(185-194 DPS)
+6% Critical Damage Bonus
+25% Sunder on Hit
10% chance to grant 2 seconds of Walking Fortress
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 11
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Looted from Commander Duhaime outside Villa Maurel; see the Emerald Graves side quest A Vicious Thug.

Prismatic Greataxe
Unique Greataxe
Item Level 15
174-183 AoE
(197-207 DPS)
+15% Cold Resistance
+15% Electric Resistance
+15% Fire Resistance
+15% Spirit Resistance
On hit: deals additional random elemental damage.
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 12
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
None
Acquired in the cave revealed from unlocking Astrariums on the Coast.
Note: Trespasser required.
Rebuke of the Sunderland
Unique Greataxe
Item Level 17
196-206 AoE
(221-233 DPS)
+8% Bleed on Hit
+24% Critical Chance
+7.5% extra damage for each enemy within 8 meters
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 14
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Looted from a corpse on the top floor of the Elfsblood Tower in Emprise du Lion.

Siege's End
Unique Greataxe
Item Level 21
245-254 AoE
(277-287 DPS)
+41% Critical Damage Bonus
Berserk: +20% damage bonus, +200% damage from all sources
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Available at the Skyhold Merchant for 21433 Currency (Inquisition).png after acquiring the ability to craft masterworks.

Single Incarnation
Unique Greataxe
Item Level 25
297-304 AoE
(336-344 DPS)
+48% Critical Chance
+12% Critical Damage Bonus
Enhanced Basic Attack: your first attack now leaps toward your target if you are between 6 and 12 meters away.
Requires:
Warrior only

Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Looted from the Qunari Shock Trooper in the Hidden Armory section of the Elven Mountain Ruins.
Note: Trespasser required.
Swift Greataxe
Unique Greataxe
Item Level 24
284-295 AoE
(357-370 DPS)
+32 AoE Damage vs. Dragons
+16% Armor Penetration
+9% Critical Chance
+32% Critical Damage Bonus
Requires:
Warrior only
Level 21
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Master Dragon-Slaying Rune
Looted upon sealing a rift; see the Frostback Basin side quest Rift in the Floor.
Note: Jaws of Hakkon required.
The Dancer's Axe
Unique Greataxe
Item Level 11
135-142 AoE
(153-160 DPS)
+3% Attack
+10 Strength
Enhanced basic attacks: you now whirlwind, all the time.
Requires:
Warrior only

Upgrade Slot:
Empty Haft
Empty Pommel
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Possible random trials reward.
Note: Trespasser required.

Greataxes (crafted)[edit | edit source]

For for a full list of crafted greataxe schematics, see weapon schematics.


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