Jack, the Axe

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Jack, the Axe
Vaal Hatchet
One Handed Axe
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (86.1-101.2)(226.8-259.9)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: (1.54-1.61)
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 65, 140 Str, 86 Dex(90-110)% increased Physical Damage
Adds (11-14) to (18-23) Physical Damage
(10-15)% increased Attack Speed
2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life
50% reduced total Recovery per second from Life Leech
25% chance to cause Bleeding on Hit
"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?"
Jack, the Axe inventory icon.png
Purchase Costs
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Sell Price
6x Alchemy Shard
16x Alteration Shard
Physical: (240.9-290.7)

Phys+Chaos: (240.9-290.7)

Total: (240.9-290.7)
Item class: One Hand Axes

Jack, the Axe is a unique Vaal HatchetVaal HatchetOne Handed Axe
Physical Damage: 3090
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 65, 140 Str, 86 Dex

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

5The Battle BornThe Battle Born5Axe"No man can best me, no demon can fell me. For I vanquish all with my axe!"random AxeAutomatic
4Atziri's ArsenalAtziri's Arsenal4Weapon
In the prison of all sins, will you grasp godhood or sorrow? Only hope lies under the shadows.
random corrupted WeaponAutomatic
8Arrogance of the VaalArrogance of the Vaal8Item
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
random two-implicit corrupted itemAutomatic
4Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
random itemAutomatic


On entering Jungle Valley: "There are spiders here... I hate spiders."
On entering Dungeon: "I can sense suffering here. let's make it end"
On entering Terrace: "Many paths, many beasts. Let's have some fun!"
On entering City of Sarn: "Sarn, my home."
On entering Spider Forest: "Ew, Spiders."

On entering Maelström of Chaos: "I've been here before... Many years ago."
On entering Vaults of Atziri: "There's nothing here that I want. Let's leave."

On inactivity:

  • "You're testing my patience, exile."
  • "I'm thirsty."

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!"

Supporter attribution

Jack, the Axe was created by supporter XvXReaperXvX.[1]


Version history

Version Changes
  • 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.
  • Now has a 25% chance to inflict Bleeding on hit (down from 100%).
  • Base type damage increased to 30-90 (up from 25-74).
  • Fixed a bug where Jack, the Axes dropped prior to the 2.0.2 patch had the incorrect 3d art.
  • Added 3D art for Jack, the Axe.
  • Introduced to the game.


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