|| He did not wonder at the strangeness of it all, not even when two gigantic figures rose up to bar his way. The scales of their mail were white with hoar-frost; their helmets and their axes were covered with ice.
||~ The Frost Giant's Daughter
Shaped of steel and marked with ancient markings, this battle-axe is sharp, durable and capable of inflicting vicious wounds.
Battle-axes are a difficult weapon for inexperienced warriors, due to their smaller surface area and uneven balance. No other one-handed weapon shares their raw power, however, and they can wreak havoc on unarmored foes.