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This Axe makes quite a massacre around it. Whoever crosses your way will be crossed. In many little pieces!

—Weapon description in the Gallery

The Knight's Axe is a Melee weapon introduced in the 16.6.0 update. It can be obtained from the Chess Season Battle Pass.

Description

It is a Chess themed axe that has an area of effect with consecutive explosions. It has good damage, good attack speed, and decent mobility.

Appearance

It features a silver/green/yellow counterweight with a black shaft and a silver/yellow head with a green edge.

Performance

Every time the player swings this weapon, it can attack players in close range. This is because it is a melee weapon. Moreover, this weapon emits a green area of effect that damages players in close range. This area of effect also has consecutive explosions.

Strategy

Tips

  • This is a Melee weapon, so it is best to use it in close-range maps.
  • Use this to mow down heavily armored players due to its high damage.
  • Due to its Area Damage attribute, it is effective for keeping other Melee users away from you.
  • Equip the Berserk Boots and Berserk Cape to maximize mobility speed.
  • It is effective against groups of enemies, as well as other enemies in a line due to the weapon's ability to create additional explosions in front of the initial one.
  • It doesn't have the fastest swing speed, meaning that timing swings when facing against enemies up close.
  • This has a long attack range for a Melee weapon, use that to take out area damage Melee weapon users.
  • Using the Blood Thirst module combo will increase the movement speed making it easier to get kills and move quickly.

Counters

  • Pick off its user(s) at long range.
  • Area damage weapons and shotgun weapons decimate users at close range.
  • Do not try to attack its users in a linear position, since the consecutive explosions will finish you off even in a medium distance.
  • When caught in a melee battle, try striking the user first, backpedal, then strike again until the user dies.
  • Try running and jumping while attacking to avoid getting hit by the user's attacks, especially from the area damage attacks.
  • If attacked from behind, escape from the user while firing back at them.
  • Keep jumping to minimize the damage taken when the user attacks.
  • Flank around the user and attack from their sides.
  • Be warned, this Melee weapon is very capable of killing an entire enemy team that’s at full health, should you know how to use it right.

Recommended Maps

Equipment Setups

Like any Melee weapon, have a longer-ranged weapon to deal with players at far ranges.

Changelog

16.6.0

  • Initial release.
  • In an unknown update, it got nerfed into a 3-4 Shot kill

Trivia

  • It is the first weapon to feature the Consecutive Explosions attribute.
  • This weapon can be only obtained through the Chess Season Battle Pass.
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