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Greataxe

Cost 20 gp Weight 12 lbs.
Damage 1d10 (small), 1d12 (medium) Critical x3 Type slashing
Category two-handed Proficiency martial
Weapon Group axes

This two-handed battle axe is heavy enough that you can’t wield it with one hand. The head may have one blade or two, and may be “bearded” (meaning hooked or trailing at the bottom) to increase cleaving power and help pull down enemy shields. The haft is usually 3 to 4 feet long.

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