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Jack, the Axe

Jack, the Axe
Vaal Hatchet
One Handed Axe
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (102.5-118.8) to (270-305.1)
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
Vendor Prices
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
2x Alchemy Shard
10x Alteration Shard
Weapon DPS
Physical: (260.8-296.7)
Phys+Chaos: (260.8-296.7)
Total: (260.8-296.7)
Metadata
Item class: One Hand Axes

Jack, the Axe is a unique Vaal Hatchet inventory icon.png Vaal HatchetVaal HatchetOne Handed Axe
Physical Damage: 30-90
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 65, 140 Str, 86 Dex

Vaal Hatchet inventory icon.png

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Mechanics

Item acquisition Questionmark.png

Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:
AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
5 Divination card inventory icon.png The Battle Born
The Battle Born card art.png
Divination card frame.png
The Battle Born5Axe"No man can best me, no demon can fell me. For I vanquish all with my axe!"
Divination card inventory icon.png
random axeAutomatic
4 Divination card inventory icon.png Atziri's Arsenal
Atziri's Arsenal card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Atziri's Arsenal4Weapon
Corrupted
In the prison of all sins, will you grasp godhood or sorrow? Only hope lies under the shadows.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random corrupted weaponAutomatic
7 Divination card inventory icon.png Prejudice
Prejudice card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Prejudice7Item
Influenced Item
One who is blinded by their past may
only see a sliver of the present.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random influenced itemAutomatic
8 Divination card inventory icon.png Arrogance of the Vaal
Arrogance of the Vaal card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Arrogance of the Vaal8Item
Two-Implicit
Corrupted
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random two-implicit corrupted itemAutomatic
4 Divination card inventory icon.png Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Jack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random itemAutomatic
1 Singular Incubator inventory icon.png Singular IncubatorSingular IncubatorAdds an incubated Unique item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing # monsters
Unique ItemRight click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
Singular Incubator inventory icon.png
random itemAutomatic
1 Divination card inventory icon.png The Void
The Void card art.png
Divination card frame.png
The Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

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)(0)% increased Attack Speed[a]
  • 2(0)% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life[a]
  • 50(0)% reduced total Recovery per second from Life Leech[a]
  • 25% chance to cause Bleeding on Hit
  • +(25-35)% to Damage over Time Multiplier for Bleeding from Hits with this Weapon

Dialogue

On entering The City of Sarn: "Sarn, my home."
On entering Jungle Valley Map (Ritual) inventory icon.png 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.

Jungle Valley Map (Ritual) inventory icon.png
: "There are spiders here... I hate spiders."
On entering Terrace Map (Ritual) inventory icon.png 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.
Terrace Map (Ritual) inventory icon.png
: "Many paths, many beasts. Let's have some fun!"
On entering Dungeon Map (Ritual) inventory icon.png 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.
Dungeon Map (Ritual) inventory icon.png
: "I can sense suffering here. let's make it end"
On entering Spider Forest Map (Ritual) inventory icon.png 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.
Spider Forest Map (Ritual) inventory icon.png
: "Ew, Spiders."
On entering Maelström of Chaos inventory icon.png 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.
Maelström of Chaos inventory icon.png
: "I've been here before... Many years ago."
On entering Vaults of Atziri inventory icon.png 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.
Vaults of Atziri inventory icon.png
: "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

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 old 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.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Beware that using a Divine Orb inventory icon.png 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.
    Divine Orb inventory icon.png
    on a legacy Jack, the Axe dropped before version 3.13.0 will lower the values of the following modifiers to 0%, effectively removing them: (10-15)% increased Attack Speed, 2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life, and 50% reduced total Recovery per second from Life Leech.

References

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