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Savage Mace
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Long possessed solely by the greatest chieftains of the barbarian tribes, Savage Maces are among the most prized weapons for any warrior, Man, Beast, or Hellbourne. These axes inflict massive damage at great speed and often smash into their target with such force as to inflict extra injury.
Location Icon Combative.png Combative
Type Filter Damage.png Damage
Filter Attack Speed.png Attack Speed
Stats +55 Damage
Cost 4300 (1100)
Components Item Builds into
Slayer (2200)
Halberd (1000)
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Passively grants a 80% chance to gain True Strike, causing your attacks to always hit.

On attack, grants a 40% chance to deal ^20 Bonus Physical Damage to target and Stun for 0.1 seconds.

This effect propagates to illusions for 33% of power but does not apply the Stun.


Version 4.10.1

  • Chance to gain True Strike reduced from 100% to 80%.
    • Chance to proc other effects remain unchanged, at 40%.

Version 4.10.0

  • Component buildup changed to: Slayer.jpg Slayer (2200 Gold.png) + Halberd.jpg Halberd (1000 Gold.png) + Recipe (1100 Gold.png) = 4300 Gold.png Total
    • Total Cost reduced from 4800 Gold.png to 4300 Gold.png.
  • Physical Damage dealt upon proccing reduced from 140 to 120.
  • Proc chance increased from 33% to 40%.
  • Attack Damage bonus reduced from 64 to 55.
  • Proc effects do not stack with Halberd.jpg Halberd.
    • True Strike chance remains at 100%.

Version 4.1.0

  • Physical proc Damage increased from 120 to 140.

Version 4.0.0

  • Components changed to consist of: Slayer.jpg Slayer, Warhammer.jpg Warhammer and a 1000 Gold recipe.
  • Damage decreased from {80 to 64}.
  • Now passively grants True Strike.
  • Chance to proc the bonus Physical Damage & Stun decreased from {35% to 33%}.
  • Bonus Physical Damage from a proc increased from {100 to 120}.
  • Damage proc now propagates to illusions for 33% power.
    • Stun proc does not propagate to illusions.

Version 3.9.0

  • Cooldown for proccing the True Strike effect removed (previously 6.5 seconds)

Version 3.8.0

  • Reworked recipe:
  • Passive Truestrike removed.
  • New Passive: When you miss an attack, as long as the item is not on cooldown, your next 3 attacks cannot miss. (6.5 second cooldown)

Version 3.1.0

  • Removed +15 Attack Speed.

Version 2.5.12

  • No longer works with Split Attack.

Version 2.5.8

  • No longer stacks with itself.

Version 2.0.23

Version 1.0.13

  • No longer propagates to illusions.

Version 1.0.9

  • Illusions cannot proc a mini-stun, but can still proc the 100 damage.

Version 0.3.4

  • Damage increased to +88 to match its components.

Version 0.1.47

  • Changed category to Combative.

Version 0.1.42

  • Now grants True Strike.
  • Changed category to Morph Attack.

Version 0.1.26

  • No longer procs when attacking buildings.
  • Fixed a bug causing the proc to deal True Damage instead of Physical Damage.

Basic Items Icon Supplies.png Supplies Icon Accessories.png Accessories Icon Weapons.png Weapons Icon Relics.png Relics Icon Legendary.png Legendary
Recipe Items Icon Initiation.png Initiation Icon Supportive.png Supportive Icon Protective.png Protective Icon Combative.png Combative Icon Morph Attack.png Morph Attack
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Savage Mace
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