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Golden Axe
"An ancient and sacred weapon."
―Description, Epic Battle Fantasy 5

The Golden Axe is a Thunder-elemental sword available for Matt in Epic Battle Fantasy 5. It is currently exclusive to the paid Steam release of the game and the outdated free Battle Demo. Its design is a remake of the Gaia Axe from Epic Battle Fantasy 3.

Description

The Golden Axe is a double-headed axe. As the name suggests, the axe's blades are both gold. The blades also have a triangle marking of some sort, reminiscent of the Protect animation. The handle of the Golden Axe is brown with a golden piece of cloth (or maybe actual gold) wound along. The top of the handle has a spike that separates both heads of the axe, and the pommel is also a spike.

The Golden Axe is a balanced weapon that has a focus on the Good and Bad Luck statuses. It comes with an above average Attack and a decent Magic Attack stat, along with a moderate HP boost. It also is capable of unleashing Big Spark as its bonus skill, dealing additional physical damage. The Golden Axe has a high chance of giving Matt the Good Luck status (and in fact, grants pretty much permanent Good Luck once maxed), and will apply several rounds of Bad Luck with Weapon-elemental attacks, these two effects, when combined, provide a wealth of small bonuses and can also be very useful in Doom-based strategies (such as with the Heartstopper). Curiously, this also makes the Golden Axe be able to somewhat replicate the Lightning Shard's Accuracy boost. 

In comparison to the Lightning Shard, the Golden Axe provides a significantly stronger offense and defense along with a meaningful bonus skill. The Golden Axe also can emulate the Lightning Shard's Accuracy boost, meaning that the only reason to use the Lightning Shard over the Golden Axe is for the multi-target Weapon-elemental counter, which can be useful for spreading status conditions. 

The Golden Axe provides resistance to Thunder, Dispel, Death and Doom. All but the Thunder resistance become immunities at level 5. 

Epic Battle Fantasy 5

Found inside a chest in the Deathly Hollows, the chest is the reward for solving the Slip 'n' Slide puzzle.

EBF5 WepIcon Golden Axe Golden Axe
An ancient and sacred weapon.
  • Gives the player good-luck status.
  • Level 3: Boosts the damage of thunder skills.
  • Level 5: May unleash Big Spark while attacking.
Statistics
Stat Bonus Resistance
LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5
Stat HP 5% 5% 10% 10% 20% - - - - - - EBF5 Element Thunder 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Attack 15% 30% 40% 50% 65% Stat Defence - - - - - EBF5 Status Dispel 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Stat Magic 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Stat Mdef - - - - - EBF5 Status Death 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Stat Accuracy - - - - - Stat Evade - - - - - Element 50% EBF5 Element Thunder
Spells & Statuses
Power Chance Modifier Attack Status
Auto Skill -- -- EBF5 Status Bad Luck 30% 50% 70% 85% 100%
Bonus Skill 80 (40%) 2x 2x 2x 2x 3x
Auto Status 2x EBF5 Status Good Luck (50%) - - - - - -
Defend Status -- -- - - - - -
Forging Information
Lvl Requirements Lvl Requirements
2 EBF5 Item Copper Pipe
x 2
-- -- 3 EBF5 Item Copper Pipe
x 4
EBF5 Item Leather
x 1
--
4 EBF5 Item Gold Plate
x 3
EBF5 Item Leather
x 2
-- 5 EBF5 Item The Holy Grail
x 1
EBF5 Foe Icon Gold Fish
x 1
--

Trivia

  • Golden Axe is likely a reference to a certain weapon of the Golden Axe game series, given their similar shape and name.
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