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Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai Mênu!1

–Dwarven Battlecry


Note: This page is about ranged weapons. You might be searching for battleaxes or for tools.

The throwing axe is a type of ranged throwing weapon in the Mod. Formerly unique to the Dwarves, they are now available to all players and are also used by the Dunlendings, Lossarnach axemen, and the Rhudaur hillmen. They work similarly to spears in that they can be thrown and then retrieved, allowing the player to throw an axe again and again until either it is lost in the chaos of battle or it breaks. It deals less damage than a spear, but it can be thrown instantly, making it good for a quick knock-the-enemy-off-their-feet attack. However, these have a limited range and are quite difficult to use effectively.

Throwing axes are used by the Dwarves of Erebor and the Iron Hills, and Dwarves of Ered Luin as well as hillmen of Rhudaur, Dunlendings, and Lossarnach axemen. Currently these are the only mobs to fight with throwing axes.

There are currently five variants of the throwing axe: iron, bronze, Dwarven, Blue Dwarven and Lossarnach throwing axes.

The player gains the achievement "Baruk Khazâd!"1 if they kill a foe with a Dwarven throwing axe. Only hostile NPCs count here, neither passive mobs, nor other players on multiplayer servers.

It is recommended, when using this weapon, to ensure that you've got multiple throwing axes next to one another in your hotbar -- at least three throwing axes, having five or six throwing axes will be even better. This kind of setup can be very good for PvP, as you can theoretically throw up to four axes per second -- in practice, however, the speed of axe throwing is limited by how fast you can switch between hotbar slots.

Crafting Edit

The images below show the various crafting recipes and ingredients. Please click the "expand" button:

Throwing Axe Crafting Recipes
Dwarven crafting recipe
Dwarven Crafting
any stick
Dwarven Steel Ingot
any stick
Dwarven Steel Ingot
Dwarven Throwing Axe
Blue Mountains crafting recipe
Blue Mountains Crafting
any stick
Blue Dwarven Steel Ingot
any stick
Blue Dwarven Steel Ingot
Blue Dwarven Throwing Axe
vanilla crafting recipe
Crafting
any stick
Bronze Ingot
any stick
Bronze Ingot
Bronze Throwing Axe
vanilla crafting recipe
Crafting
any stick
Iron Ingot
any stick
Iron Ingot
Iron Throwing Axe
Gondorian crafting recipe
Gondorian Crafting
any stick
Iron Ingot
any stick
Iron Ingot
Lossarnach Throwing Axe

Trivia Edit

1 The Dwarven battlecry on top of the page means "Axes of the Dwarves! The Dwarves are upon you!"

If the player throws a throwing axe on top of a troll statue, the throwing axe will continually spin around the top of the statue.

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MaceHalfTroll MacesOrc Skull Staff Orc Skull StaffsRollingPin Rolling PinsSwordDolAmroth Swords
Polearms: PolearmElven BattlestavesPoleaxeNearHarad HalberdsLanceRohan LancesLongspearWoodElven Longspears
PikeDwarven PikesAngmar Spear SpearsDunlendingTrident TridentsMordor Warscythe Warscythes
Ranged: TauredainBlowgun BlowgunsBlack Uruk Bow BowsCrossbowUruk CrossbowsSling Slings
Throwing: Conker ConkersFire-pot Fire-potsPlateItem PlatesAngmar Spear SpearsTermiteItem TermitesThrowingAxeBlueDwarven Throwing Axes
Miscellaneous: BalrogWhip Balrog WhipsKhamulsFireBlock Khamûl's FireSauronMace Mace of Sauron
Orc Bomb Orc BombsGandalfStaffWhite Staff of Gandalf the White

Blue Mountains Shield  The Dwarves of the Blue Mountains  Blue Mountains Banner

NPCs: Dwarf (Axe Thrower, Banner Bearer, Warrior)
Traders: CommanderMerchantMinerSmith
Items: Armour (Boar) • EquipmentMarriage Ring
Blocks: BedBrickCrafting TableDoorForgeSarlluin Brick
Structures: HouseMineSmithyStronghold

Dwarf Shield  The Dwarves of Durin's Folk  Dwarf Banner

NPCs: Dwarf (Axe Thrower, Banner Bearer, Warrior)
Traders: CommanderMerchantMinerSmith
Items: Armour (Trimmed, Boar) • EquipmentMarriage Ring
Blocks: BedBrickCrafting TableDoorForge
Structures: HouseMine (Ruined) • SmithyTower (Ruined)

Dunland Shield  The Wildmen of Dunland  Dunland Banner

NPCs: Dunlending (Axe-thrower, Banner Bearer, Berserker, Bowman, Warrior)
Traders: BartenderWarlord
Items: ArmourEquipment
Blocks: BasketCrafting Table
Structures: CampfireHill FortHouseTavern

Angmar Shield  The Raiders of Angmar  Angmar Banner

NPCs: Orc (Archer, Banner Bearer, Bombardier) • Troll (Chieftain, Hill) • Warg (Bombardier)
Traders: ChieftainTrader
Items: Armour (Morgul, Morgul Horse, Warg) • Equipment (Morgul) • Skull Staff
Blocks: BedBrickCrafting TableForgeTorch (Morgul)
Structures: CampDungeonHoardShrineTowerWarg Pit

Angmar Shield  The Hillmen of Rhudaur  Rhudaur Banner

NPCs: Rhudaur Hillman (Axe-thrower, Banner Bearer, Warrior)
Traders: Chieftain
Structures: CastleVillage

Gondor Shield  The Men of Gondor  Gondor Banner

NPCs: GondorianLevymanSoldier (Archer, Banner Bearer, Tower Guard)
Traders: CaptainMarket Traders
Items: Armour (Horse) • BowEquipment
Blocks: BeaconBrick (Cobble) • CasketCrafting Table
Structures: Beacon TowerFortressObeliskRuined TowerRuinsSettlementsTurretWatchfort

Blackroot Shield  The Soldiers of the Blackroot Vale  BlackrootVale Banner

NPCs: Soldier (Bowman)
Traders: Bowlord
Items: ArmourBow
Blocks: Blackroot

Dol Amroth Shield  The Knights of Dol Amroth  Dol Amroth Banner

Man-at-arms (Archer) • Swan Knight (Banner Bearer)
Traders: Captain
Items: Armour (Horse) • EquipmentSwan Feather
Blocks: BrickCrafting Table
Structures: Stable

Gondor Shield  The Rangers of Ithilien  Ithilien Banner

NPCs: Ranger of Ithilien
Traders: Captain
Items: Armour
Structures: Hideout

Lamedon Shield  The Hillmen of Lamedon  Lamedon Banner

NPCs: Warrior (Archer, Hillman)
Traders: Captain
Items: ArmourGambeson

Lebennin Shield  The Folk of Lebennin  Lebennin Banner

NPCs: Levyman
Traders: Captain
Items: Gambeson

Lossarnach Shield  The Mountaineers of Lossarnach  Lossarnach Banner

NPCs: Axeman
Traders: Captain
Items: ArmourEquipment

Pelargir Shield  The Mariners of Pelargir  Pelargir Banner

NPCs: Marine
Traders: Commander
Items: ArmourEquipment

Pinnath Gelin Shield  The Warriors of Pinnath Gelin  PinnathGelin Banner

NPCs: Soldier
Traders: Captain
Items: Armour

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