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Climaxe IX art.png
Japanese グラビティアックス
Romaji Gurabitiakkusu
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
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)
Rarity ★★★★☆
Attack +168
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]

Climaxe DQXI Logo EN.png
Climaxe xi icon.png
A matchless hatchet that can turn the tide of battle by impairing the attack power of anyone it hits
Stats with forge buffs
Attack +147
Charm +39
Max MP +16
12% chance to Blunt foe
Price Location
N/A Fun-Size Forge
Forging difficulty
Maxi axe x1 + Agate of Evolution x2 + Densinium x2 + Wyrmwood x2 + Sunny citrine x1
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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.