While not quite as capable as a battlesword when it comes to attack bonus, the battleaxe is lighter and able to inflict more damage than its sword counterpart in every damage category.
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A single or double bladed axe mounted on a shaft around four feet in length. The battleaxe is a hand-and-a-half weapon with considerable blunt and edge impact.
- Game Encyclopedia