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  • Haemorrhaxe item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
  • Pickaxe mask.png 0%
  • Hammer mask.png 80%
  • Axe mask.png 150%
Damage30 (Melee)
Knockback7 (Strong)
Critical chance4%
Use time27 (Average)
Tool speed11
RarityRarity level: 4
Sell2 GC
Research1 required
  • Internal Item ID: 4317 (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
Obtained from Obtained from
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Blood Eel(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)Blood EelBlood Eel(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)112.5%
Hemogoblin Shark(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)Hemogoblin Shark.pngHemogoblin Shark(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)112.5%

The Haemorrhaxe is a Hardmode hamaxe that has a 1/8 (12.5%) chance of being dropped by Hemogoblin Sharks and Blood Eels during a Blood Moon.

Its best modifier is Light for harvesting purposes and Legendary for combat purposes.


  • Although not stated in the tooltip, the Haemorrhaxe can be used to destroy Altars.


Achievement Stop! Hammer Time!.png
Stop! Hammer Time! • Obtain your first hammer via crafting or otherwise.
Obtain a hammer. (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)


  • Its name is a portmanteau of the words haemorrhage (the release of blood from a broken blood vessel) and axe. It is also a pun on the word "hammer-axe", alluding to its use.
  • The Haemorrhaxe is equal in axe power to the Luminite Hamaxes, but falls short in hammer power by 20%.


  • Desktop Fixed a bug where the Haemorrhaxe's item size incorrectly caused it to fall through the world.