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Mighty Axe

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Mighty Axe.gif Mighty Axe
UnleashMightyAxe.png
Visual effect of Heat Shatter
Trade Info
Weapon class Axe
Buy value 11900
Sell value 8924
Artifact? Yes
Statistic Boosts
Attack Boost 142
Unleash effect
Effect name Heat Smash/Heat Shatter
Extra damage Star mars.gif 41
Side effect May lower target's resistances by 40 each

A Mighty Axe (マイティアックス, Mighty Axe?) is an Axe found in Golden Sun: The Lost Age.

Basic Characteristics[edit]

When equipped, a Mighty Axe increases the wielder's Attack by 142 points. It can be bought for 11900 coins and sold for 8925 coins.

In The Lost Age, the Might Axe is one of the prizes that can be won in the Lucky Medal Fountain in Lemuria. Being an Axe, it can be equipped by Isaac, Felix, Garet, and Piers. The Mighty Axe's Unleash attack is Heat Shatter (called "Heat Smash" in battle). Heat Shatter converts all damage to Mars damage and attacks with an additional 41 attack points. Also, it may lower the target's elemental resistance by 40 (it can then be lowered further, to a total of 80). Visually, Heat Shatter resembles a normal attack with a red shock wave released on impact, followed by a transparent purple shield breaking in front of the target (whether or not the target's resistance has fallen).

Analysis[edit]

The Mighty Axe is close in power to the Hestia Blade, the strongest weapon available from the spring. Although the Hestia Blade is technically more powerful, the Mighty Axe can be considered just slightly more valuable since it can lower the target's resistance. As elemental resistance plays into determining the damage of most attacks, reducing Resistance allows for an increase in damage potential. Regardless of which weapon the player chooses, a stronger weapon doesn't appear until Jupiter Lighthouse, meaning both weapons will likely see quite a bit of use.

Lucky Medal Fountain prizes
Tolbi (Golden Sun) Lemuria (The Lost Age)
Weapons Assassin BladeBurning AxeGrievous Mace Fireman's PoleHestia BladeMighty Axe
Body Armor Cocktail DressKimonoSpirit Armor Erebus ArmorFloral DressWild Coat
Hand Armor Battle GlovesEarth ShieldGuardian Armlet Aegis ShieldCrafted GlovesLeda's Bracelet
Head Armor Adept's HelmGlittering TiaraNinja Hood Brilliant CircletCrown of GloryMinerva Helm
Consumable Items PotionPsy CrystalWater of Life PotionPsy CrystalWater of Life
Miscellaneous N/A Eclipse (summon)
See also Lucky MedalsCoins
Axes
Axes featured in Golden Sun
Battle AxeBroad AxeVulcan AxeGreat AxeBurning AxeDragon AxeGiant AxeDemon Axe
Axes featured in Golden Sun: The Lost Age
Battle AxeBroad AxeThemis' AxeDisk AxeGreat AxeCaptain's AxeDragon AxeTartarus AxeViking AxeMighty AxeGiant AxeApollo's AxeGaia's AxeStellar Axe
Axes featured in Golden Sun: Dark Dawn
Battle AxeBroad AxeThemis' AxeVulcan AxeGreat AxeDragon AxeGiant AxeHerculean Axe
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