Battle Axes are one hand slashing weapons with a range of 1 feet which inflict between 1-8 points of damage and they have speed factor of 7. It requires 11 strength to wield it and clerics, druids, mages, sorcerers and thieves can't use battle axes. This weapon is uncommonly used enemies encountered in all games. Battle axes are sold by nearly all shops which sell weapons. This item appears in Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition and Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn and it will also appear in Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition.
|“||The most common version of the battle axe is a stout pole about four feet in length with a single-edged, trumpet-shaped blade mounted on one end. Battle axes are also called broad axes.||”|