The Happy Tree Slayer in use.

The Happy Tree Slayer is a Melee weapon.


It seems to be a standard red hatchet, with red, green and blue Christmas lights wrapped along the handle.


It does mediocre damage with moderately-high attack speed and low mobility.


  • Attack targets from behind.
  • Follow your enemy and attack when they stop walking.


  • Pick off its users from long ranges.
  • Shotguns quickly dispatch its users.


Recommended Maps

Equipment Setups

Have a weapon that can be used in ranges longer than melee range.


  • Oddly, if you hold this ax, your hands appear somewhat darker.
  • This weapon is possibly inspired by the game "Team Fortress 2" in which every Christmas time they release A "festive" weapon for each class. Festive weapons are like regular weapons but have Christmas lights on them.
  • Its name could be a reference to the flash cartoon series, Happy Tree Friends, released in 1999.
  • This weapon was unreasonably removed in the 10.0.4 update.
    • However, in the 11.1.0 update, other player screens will see Warrior Axe Up1.
      • It was brought back in the 12.1.0 update, only being available in the Event Chest.
  • It was brought back again in the Event Chest in the 15.7.0 update.
    • Before this, it was disguised as the Fire Demon.
  • Its name is a reference to the animated series Happy Tree Friends, which consists of juxtaposition of cute animals combined with graphic violence.
  • Its spiritual successor exists in the 15.7.0 update.
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