Jack, the Axe

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Jack, the Axe
Vaal Hatchet
One Handed Axe
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (49.2-52.8)(129.6-135.6)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 65, 140 Str, 86 DexGrants Level 20 Thirst for Blood Skill
(130-150)% increased Physical Damage
Adds (11-14) to (18-23) Physical Damage
25% chance to cause Bleeding on Hit
+(25-35)% to Damage over Time Multiplier for Bleeding from Hits with this Weapon
"More blood... hack open flesh... must drink..."
Jack, the Axe inventory icon.png
Purchase Costs
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Sell Price
2x Alchemy Shard
5x Alteration Shard
Physical: (125.2-131.9)

Phys+Chaos: (125.2-131.9)

Total: (125.2-131.9)
Miscellaneous
Item class: One Hand Axes

Jack, the Axe is a unique Vaal HatchetVaal HatchetOne Handed Axe
Physical Damage: 3090
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 65, 140 Str, 86 Dex
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Mechanic

Thirst for Blood is a skill granted from Jack, the Axe. The skill reserves 10% life and grants 20% more damage with bleeding. The skill also applies beams to the closest nearby bleeding enemies to a maximum of 5 enemies. Regenerates 400 life per second for each enemy effected by the beams.

The Regeneration gained makes this a viable source of sustain as it stacks with other regeneration sources such as leech and life regeneration.  

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
5The Battle BornThe Battle Born5Axe"No man can best me, no demon can fell me. For I vanquish all with my axe!"random AxeAutomatic
4Atziri's ArsenalAtziri's Arsenal4Weapon
Corrupted
In the prison of all sins, will you grasp godhood or sorrow? Only hope lies under the shadows.
random corrupted WeaponAutomatic
8Arrogance of the VaalArrogance of the Vaal8Item
Two-Implicit
Corrupted
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
random two-implicit corrupted itemAutomatic
4Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
random itemAutomatic

Legacy variants

Jack, the Axe has a legacy variant.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
3.13.0


  • Grants Level 20 Thirst for Blood Skill
  • (90-110)% increased Physical Damage
  • Adds (11-14) to (18-23) Physical Damage
  • (10-15)% increased Attack Speed
  • 2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life
  • 50% reduced total Recovery per second from Life Leech
  • 25% chance to cause Bleeding on Hit
  • +(25-35)% to Damage over Time Multiplier for Bleeding from Hits with this Weapon

Note that reroll the legacy item with a Divine OrbDivine OrbStack Size: 10Randomises the numeric values of the random modifiers on an itemRight click this item then left click a magic, rare or unique item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
will delete the life leech, life leech recovery rate and attack speed mods, as well as reroll the numeric value of the physical damage mod. But the orb will not add the Grants Level 20 Thirst for Blood Skill and +(25-35)% to Damage over Time Multiplier for Bleeding from Hits with this Weapon mods.

Dialogue

On entering The City of Sarn: "Sarn, my home."
On entering Jungle Valley MapJungle Valley MapMap Level: 68
Map Tier: 1
Guild Character: 5
Verdant canopies shroud the world in darkness.Travel to this Map by using it in a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
: "There are spiders here... I hate spiders."
On entering Terrace MapTerrace MapMap Level: 82
Map Tier: 15
Guild Character: ð
A garden on a stone pedestal. An incredible, and foolish, feat.Travel to this Map by using it in a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
: "Many paths, many beasts. Let's have some fun!"
On entering Dungeon MapDungeon MapMap Level: 76
Map Tier: 9
Guild Character: 3
A penitentiary for those who are not penitent is nothing more than an inn for the evil.Travel to this Map by using it in a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
: "I can sense suffering here. let's make it end"
On entering Spider Forest MapSpider Forest MapMap Level: 69
Map Tier: 2
Guild Character: Ã
Each branch, each leaf,
an extension of a web
that spans sanity.
Travel to this Map by using it in a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
: "Ew, Spiders."
On entering Maelström of ChaosMaelström of Chaos
Atoll Map
Map Level: 73
Map Tier: 6
Guild Character: Ç
Item Quantity: (+40%-+60%)
Item Rarity: (+200%-+400%)
Area has patches of Chilled Ground
20 patches with Ground Effect per 100 tiles (Hidden)
Ground Effect has a radius of 14 (Hidden)
Monsters deal 50% extra Physical Damage as Lightning
Monsters are Immune to randomly chosen Elemental Ailments or Stun
Monsters' Melee Attacks apply random Hexes on Hit
Monsters Reflect Hexes
Whispers from a world apart
Speak my name beyond the tomb;
Bound within the Maelström's heart,
Will they grant me strength or doom?
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
: "I've been here before... Many years ago."
On entering Vaults of AtziriVaults of Atziri
Vaal Pyramid Map
Map Level: 79
Map Tier: 12
Guild Character: g
Chests have (2500-3500)% increased Item Rarity
Area contains no monsters
Chest drop scaling is disabled. (Hidden)
Found Items have a (20-40)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
"Should I depart this mortal coil,
so shall all of my treasures."
- Atziri, Queen of the Vaal
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
: "There's nothing here that I want. Let's leave."


On kill:

  • "Rip, tear, shred!"
  • "Yes, yes! More!"
  • "This flesh tastes good!"
  • "More blood!"
  • "Their blood, I need more!"
  • "Chop them all up."
  • "Die, die, die!"


On inactivity:

  • "You're testing my patience, exile."
  • "I'm thirsty."

Supporter attribution

Jack, the Axe was created by supporter XvXReaperXvX.[1]

Video from Creator Jack the axe 3.13 update

Gallery

Version history

Version Changes
3.13.0
  • Now has 130 to 150% increased Physical Damage (from 90 to 110%). It no longer has increased Attack Speed, Life Leech or Reduced Leech Rate.
  • It now has +25 to 35% to Bleeding Damage over Time multiplier.
  • It now also grants the Thirst for Blood skill.
  • Its flavour text has been updated. (wiki editor note: the mod one was "Hey, you with the hands. Got a deal for you. Give me a bit of life and I'll give you more death than you can poke a stick at. You in?")
3.0.0
  • Now has a 25% chance to inflict Bleeding on hit (down from 100%).
2.6.0
  • Base type damage increased to 30-90 (up from 25-74).
2.0.2b
  • Fixed a bug where Jack, the Axes dropped prior to the 2.0.2 patch had the incorrect 3d art.
2.0.2
  • Added 3D art for Jack, the Axe.
2.0.0
  • Introduced to the game.

References

  1. XvXReaperXvX (January 19, 2013). "Jack The Axe (2nd Unique Idea)". Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved July 21, 2015.