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Japanese グラビティアックス
Old localizations N/A
Found in Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Buy for Varies, see articles
Sell for Varies, see articles
Effect Decreases Tension from a target. (DQIX)
Reduces an enemy's attack. (DQXI)

The Climaxe is a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest series. It is the penultimate axe before the Galaxy axe in every game it appears in.


Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

Bad axe IX Icon.png  Climaxe  (DS)
Attack +168
Rarity ★★★★☆
Recipe Recipe: Maxi axe x1 + Agate of evolution x3 + Purple orb x3
Equipable by Gladiators, Rangers, Omnivocational Axemaster
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 30,000
Flavor text An unchallenged chopper that takes tension from its target.
Notes Reduces target's tension.

Upgrades into the Galaxy axe by mixing it with three agates of evolution and three purple orbs.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

Attack +146
Max MP +16
Charm +39
Rarity ★★★★★
Recipe Maxi axe x1 + Agate of Evolution x2 + Densinium x2 + Wyrmwood x2 + Sunny citrine x1
Equipable by Hendrik
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price N/A
Flavor text A matchless hatchet that can turn the tide of battle by impairing the attack power of anyone it hits.
Notes 12% chance to cut a foe's attack.

The recipe book for the axe, A Hero's Book of Better Weapons, is found in the Eerie Valley section of the Disciple's Trial.