Throwing Axe

NameThrowing Axe
Sorted NameAxe, Throwing
CategoryMartial Weapons
SubcategoryLight Melee Weapons
Item SlotHeld
Price8 gp
Price as Gold Pieces8
Creation Cost8 gp
Damage (Small)1d4
Damage (Medium)1d6
Critical Hit Threat Rangex2
Range Increment10 ft.
Damage TypeSlashing
Weight2 lb.
AuraNo aura (nonmagical)
SourcesSystem Reference Document on page 114

A throwing axe is lighter than a handaxe and balanced for throwing. Gnome fighters often use throwing axes for both melee and ranged attacks.

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