An Axe?

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An Axe?

Postby bushwhacker2k » Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:49 am

I found an axe in the brickmaker's village, it has no information and I can't wield it, but I can equip it. What the Snarf!?

On another note: is it a viable strategy to put no points in steel sword and just use other steel weapons?
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Postby Lemmus » Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:32 am

Basically, you can wield and fight with weapons other than the main steel & silver swords, but you can you any of the Witcher styles (strong, fast, group) or special attacks (which you get later through skill upgrades, eg. incineration) with them.

As a result, no, it is not a viable strategy. It is allowable, if you really want to play the game in a self-enforced "hard mode", but the game (and the game world) is designed around you being different from everyone else, not the same.

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Postby mberry » Tue Apr 22, 2008 5:57 am

Any practical use

So are axes, daggers and flailes of any practical use? I have an axe and dagger, but I never use them.

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Postby swcarter » Tue Apr 22, 2008 4:16 pm

mberry wrote:So are axes, daggers and flails of any practical use?

Nope, not really. Torches are sometimes useful, but I only picked up extra weapons to sell them.

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Postby X_on_my_back » Thu Jun 19, 2008 4:17 pm

Other weapons are handy insofar as you have two slots where you can keep weapons you find, which allows you to sell them later for money

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Postby Tenser » Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:29 am

And thats really all thats useful about them.