dwarven rune axe
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Item Type Melee weapon
Artifact? Yes
Weight 10s
Danger Level N/A
Material Nonmetallic

The gleaming dwarven rune axe is an artifact weapon awarded by Rolf upon completion of his quest. While wielded it grants +7 to DV and PV, +6 to Toughness, and resistance to fire. It returns when thrown.

Unlike Rolf's Companion, it does not gain any special benefits from being wielded in the left hand alongside its shield counterpart.

Desirability[edit source]

It is one of the best melee weapons in the game, with high damage and significant defensive boosts. It is also quite good as a returning missile.

Guaranteed/Common sources[edit source]

Dropped by Rolf upon completion of his quest.

Greater Identify information[edit source]

-------- uncursed gleaming dwarven rune axe (+6, 5d8+12) [+7, +7] {To...-------

It is an artifact.

When wielded it modifies DV by +7 and PV by +7.
When used in melee combat it grants a +6 bonus to hit and causes 5d8+12 points of damage.
When used as a missile it grants a +6 bonus to hit and causes 5d10+12 points of damage.

It modifies your toughness attribute by +6.
This weapon returns when thrown.
It grants resistance to fire.
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