Single Headed Battle Axes

Nothing cleaves quite like an axe, and that is primarily why the single headed battle axe remained a mainstay weapon of the warrior throughout history. At Dark Knight Armoury, we offer a large assortment of this traditional weapon, ranging from the purely decorative to the fully functional, ensuring that any modern warrior can have a weapon befitting their prowess. At its most simple, a single headed battle axe features a wooden haft and a single bladed head. It is incredibly simple, and yet the combination is a deadly one that provides for a heftier swing and far more cleaving power, thanks to the focus of weight and force on a smaller bladed edge. This ensures that a good axe was capable of smashing through armor and cleaving through flesh and bone with frightening ease. Axes were used by virtually all peoples throughout the medieval era, although some of its most famous wielders hail from the Vikings, who demonstrated the axes ferocious prowess time and time again. The axe comes in a variety of styles, ranging from single handed weapons to two handed destroyers, while also varying the type of axe head to create bearded axes, Franciscan axes, throwing axes, barbarian axes, tomahawks, throwing hawks, and more! Some are a bit more decorative, ensuring that you can use them as a display piece in your medieval decor, while others are fully functional, allowing you to split some boards or targets as easily as you please. The single headed battle axe has long been the choice of warriors from the medieval ages, and now, Dark Knight Armoury is proud to offer you a selection of axes that allows it to be the choice of warriors for a modern age, too.
10th Century Gotland Viking Cross Axe
Vikings are known as one of the most brutal groups of people to have existed, yet they were also capable of incredible craftsmanship. The 10th Century Gotland Viking Cross Axe is an homage to the bold weapons used by these warriors.
Price: $131.00
13th Century Axe
A superb representation of medieval period weaponry, the 13th Century Axe emulates a styling that was used for two centuries. It is a spectacular piece of home decor that is perfect for displaying your interest in history.
Price: $441.00
13th Century German War Axe
The German war axe is based on a German 13th century museum piece. The axe is great for costuming or role-playing and cannot be sharpened. The German war axe also makes a fine wall decoration or home decor item.
Price: $76.00
14th C. Medieval Bardiche
The terror of the battlefield was the knight, charging the field on a warhorse with fine weapons and greater training. This 14th C. Medieval Bardiche, though was the foot-soldiers answer to these highly skilled mounted masters of war.
Price: $295.00
15th Century Axe
Beautifully crafted to replicate the design of a weapon known as a man at arms axe, the 15th Century Axe is a magnificent decoration and homage to the weaponry favored by knights and other cavalry warriors during the medieval era.
Price: $477.00
15th Century French Black Battle Axe
With its form based on the weapons wielded by medieval infantry, the 15th Century French Black Battle Axe is an impressive take on historical combat axes. The single axe head and wrapped look grip have a distinct blackened look.
Price: $55.00
15th Century French Pewter Battle Axe
Based on those used by medieval infantry, the 15th Century French Pewter Battle Axe is a remarkable replica weapon perfect for decorating your home or adding to historical weapon collections. A rampant griffin decorates the axe head.
Price: $55.00
16th Century Axe
During the medieval era, there was an exceptionally diverse selection of weapons used on the battlefield. The 16th Century Axe is a superb replica of one of these weapons, the battle axe, which was heavily favored by horseback warriors.
Price: $477.00
16th Century German Brass Battle Axe
Bring 16th century warfare, or at least a decorative blade inspired by it, into your own home with the 16th Century German Brass Battle Axe! This replica weapon is an ornate take on the battle axes used by cavalry in southern Germany.
Price: $75.00
16th Century German Silver Battle Axe
A powerful weapon used by cavalries in 16th century southern Germany, the 16th Century German Silver Battle Axe is a gorgeously detailed, decorative version of the historical single headed axe sometimes known as the Raven Peak.
Price: $69.00
17th C. German Axe-Pistol
Warriors and weapon-makers were an inventive sort, always looking to enhance weapon functionality in any way possible. This 17th C. German Axe-Pistol combines the boarding axe with a flintlock to make a weapon that is doubly dangerous!
Price: $89.00
18 Inch Throwing Tomahawk
This 18 Inch Throwing Tomahawk features a real wood handle and a carbon steel head. The handle can be replaced if necessary. This Tomahawk features an 18 inch handle and a 3.75-inch by 6-inch head.
Price: $29.00
18th Century War Axe
With a distinctive head and intricate carving, a great deal of thought obviously went into the design of this 18th Century War Axe. Attractive and functional, this hand axe is equally suited to household tasks or the field of battle.
Price: $59.95
AirCobra Throwing Axe
If you have been searching for an axe that is meant to fly then the AirCobra Throwing Axe could be the solution. This aggressive axe is sure to take your throwing game to the next level when launched into an unsuspecting target.
Price: $73.95
Alien Head Fantasy Axe
The truth is out there. Unfortunately, if the truth is anything like this Alien Head Fantasy Axe, it is probably better that it remain hidden, as its potential alien wielders might not be the friendliest of extraterrestrials.
Price: $52.00
Antiqued Danish Axe
The Danish Axe by Hanwei is undoubtedly a fine example of the use of peacetime agricultural tools as weapons in time of war. Equally at home felling trees or adversaries, the axe evokes a fearsome picture of the woodsman at war.
Price: $140.00
Antiqued Throwing Axe
No collection is complete without the addition of a well-balanced throwing axe. The Antiqued Throwing Axe, made by Hanwei, could historically be used as a dangerous weapon in two ways, depending on the combat situation.
Price: $65.00
Archers Axe
Archers always carried an in-close fighting sidearm, and an axe like this one was a perfect choice as both a good worker and a weapon. The flat poll was good for hammering in stakes and then the blade could be used to sharpen them.
Price: $60.00
Arrowhead Tomahawk
This tomahawk takes the typical design of a classic frontier weapon and makes it elegant and attractive. The Arrowhead Tomahawk has the look of a true tomahawk with an added bit of style that makes it impressive to look at.
Price: $16.00
Axe Gang Hatchet by Cold Steel
For years, Cold Steel has tried to bring to market one of the devastating Chinese styled hatchets used with such awesome effect in countless Kung Fu movies. The Cold Steel version, the Axe Gang Hatchet, is a formidable weapon.
Price: $39.99
On Sale For: $32.00
Axe of Ragnar Lothbrok
The favored weapon of the legendary Norse ruler, the Axe of Ragnar Lothbrok is a replica of the actual Vikings TV show prop. This single-headed axe was essential to the rise of Ragnar from farmer to Earl, and from Earl to King.
Price: $139.00
The Axehead was made especially for re-enactment use. The Axehead is crafted with a 3 mm thick edge, and a safety edge. A perfect replacement head or works well for hand made projects. No shaft is supplied.
Price: $25.00
Bardiche Head
Create your own medieval weapon with the Bardiche Head. Great for the DIY inclined, this weapon component is ready for you to attach to a pole of your choosing. The bardiche was a popular weapon throughout historic Eastern Europe.
Price: $48.00
Battle Axe
The axe is almost as old an implement as the club. Metal axe heads were among the first handiworks created during the Copper Age. With all this history it is easy to see why a medieval warrior would carry a Battle Axe onto the field.
Price: $110.00
Bearded Axe
In the hands of a novice, an axe is a deadly tool, one that makes great use of brutality and simplicity. In the hands of a skilled warrior, a Bearded Axe like this simple specimen transforms into a truly deadly weapon of war.
Price: $49.00
Bearded Axe Antiqued
Our Viking Axe and Bearded Axe are typical patterns, capable of cleaving helms or armour with impunity. They feature forged heads with sharp tempered edges and hardwood shafts. Both shafts are approximately 30 inches long.
Price: $125.00
Bearded Black Tactical Axe
When you are looking for a wide cutting blade and modern style, this Bearded Black Tactical Axe is an excellent choice. Blending Viking era lines with modern materials, this hand axe will work equally well for camping or defense.
Price: $18.00
Bearded War Hawk
The Bearded War Hawk blends elements of the classic fighting axes of old with modern innovations to create a truly capable tool. This functional tomahawk features a wide, bearded head and a reinforced, curved reverse tanto spike.
Price: $71.99
On Sale For: $57.60
Black AirCobra Throwing Axe
Send the Black AirCobra Throwing Axe flying down the field with determination. This stunning axe has been designed to sail with great ease and ferocity. You do not want to pass up the chance to gain such a devastating weapon.
Price: $73.00
Black Dragon Claw Axe
The sleekest weapon for any dragon enthusiast, the Black Dragon Claw Axe is a fantasy themed axe with a distinctive and intimidating cut out blade. Ideal for displaying, this axe looks great on your wall or in your hand.
Price: $36.00
Black Legion Long Axe
A wise man once said that you cannot beat the classics. The Black Legion Long Axe recreates the iconic fire axe in tactical black, resulting in a hefty and hardy weapon that is fully capable of handling virtually any task.
Price: $45.00
Black Legion War Axe
Designed by fantasy artist Kit Rae, the Black Legion War Axe was the primary weapon of the Barumen. These monstrous horned creatures acted as foot soldiers of The Dark One. This special edition war axe makes a fearsome collectible.
Price: $206.00
Black Paracord Tactical Battle Axe
If you prefer a dystopian setting or relish the thought of hacking apart a zombie horde, this Black Paracord Tactical Battle Axe belongs in your arsenal of urban survival gear. This bearded axe comes in handy during an apocalypse.
Price: $33.50
Black Rhino Utility Tool
Designed to perform a multitude of applications dependent on situational requirements including use in MOE or entrenching roles, the Black Rhino Utility Tool is a must-have for your safety or survival kit.
Price: $540.00
Black Steel Survival Hatchet
Surviving out in the wilderness is hard! You need fire, shelter, food, and water. One thing that can help you get what you need is a reliable axe, like the Black Steel Survival Hatchet. Chop a tree or cut meat with this tool.
Price: $13.00
On Sale For: $11.70
Black Steel Zombie Hand Axe
When the zombies rise, you will want to have the right tools on hand for fighting the undead and surviving on the run. The Black Steel Zombie Hand Axe makes a great option with its zombie-themed coloration and quality construction.
Price: $18.00
Black Survival Hammer Axe
Getting down to business is inevitable whenever you hold this top notch tactical axe in your hand. The Black Survival Hammer Axe serves as a multi-function tool, displaying a 6 centimeter ruler along the top of the head.
Price: $44.00
Black Tactical Battle Axe
For all of your chopping and hacking projects, this Black Tactical Battle Axe is an optimal choice. Making your way through the outback or adding to your home arsenal, you will have excellent function in a stylish matte black finish.
Price: $40.00
Black Zombie Hunter Axe
When you want a weapon that will stand out from other zombie apocalypse blades, the Black Zombie Hunter Axe makes a great choice. This black stainless steel axe features a curved blade, gut hook, and serrated back.
Price: $16.00
Bleeding Heart Tomahawk Pipe
The tomahawk was as much a personal accessory as it was a tool and a weapon, and thus, their designs could vary greatly. This Bleeding Heart Tomahawk Pipe has the look of being a weapon as well as a ceremonial smoking pipe.
Price: $69.95
Bleeding Stillman Hawk
Some tomahawks are made for show and some are made for use. This Bleeding Stillman Hawk is one that is made for use, featuring a balance and construction that makes this tomahawk fun and easy to throw, either for fun or competition.
Price: $32.00
Boston Tea Party Tomahawk Dark Wood Display Plaque
While it did not earn its name until half a century after it occurred, the Boston Tea Party is one of the most famous acts of rebellion in history, and it is celebrated by the Boston Tea Party Tomahawk Dark Wood Display Plaque.
Price: $38.00
Boston Tea Party Tomahawk Wood Display Plaque
While it did not earn its name until half a century after it occurred, the Boston Tea Party is one of the most famous acts of rebellion in history, and it is celebrated by this Boston Tea Party Tomahawk Wood Display Plaque.
Price: $38.00
Brass Peace Pipe Hawk
The axe is typically thought of as a weapon of war and a useful tool, although that is not always the case. Take this Brass Peace Pipe Hawk, which has all the shape of a typical hawk while featuring all the look of a ceremonial weapon.
Price: $34.00
Brown Rhino Utility Tool
Designed to perform a multitude of applications dependent on situational requirements including use in MOE or entrenching roles, the Brown Rhino Utility Tool is a must-have for your safety or survival kit.
Price: $540.00
Bullseye Tomahawk Axe
This Bullseye Tomahawk Axe is perfect for practicing your throwing skills. The Bullseye Tomahawk Axe is hand forged in carbon steel with a black finish and a wooden handle. This axe is lightweight and measures 12.5 inches.
Price: $13.90
On Sale For: $12.51
Campers Hatchet
The Campers Hatchet is sure to be the piece of gear that you have been needing during your outdoor adventures. This handy axe is great for traveling into unknown territories where you need to adapt your tools and gear for many tasks.
Price: $13.90
On Sale For: $12.51
Cast Tomahawk
Not all tomahawks are created equal, and neither are all axes, for that matter. This Cast Tomahawks simple name belies its useful nature, all of which comes from a multipurpose axe head that would excel at both cutting and piercing.
Price: $54.00
Chinese Dragon Axe Set
Simple is not always a bad thing. Take this Chinese Dragon Axe Set for example, which depicts a pair of axes that still manage to make a big impression, thanks to their classic look and the Chinese designs emblazoned on the axe blades.
Price: $15.00
On Sale For: $12.00
Condor Cloudburst Axe
A sturdy, dependable modern camping and bushcrafting axe with classic American features, the Condor Cloudburst Axe is larger than a hatchet, but smaller than typical American axes, making it a terrific size for many outdoor tasks.
Price: $89.98
Condor Soldier Axe
Chop and hack like a true warrior with this Condor Soldier Axe! Made from the greatest quality materials, this exquisitely crafted axe is sure to become one of your favorite tools to help you accomplish your rugged outdoor jobs.
Price: $120.00
Cord Wrapped Apocalypse Hatchet
In a design inspired by the firefighter pick headed axe, the Cord Wrapped Apocalypse Hatchet is crafted to thrive in survival situations, featuring a sleekly designed head with a sharp cutting edge and a pick.
Price: $32.00
Damascus Camp Hatchet
Have you ever given a hatchet as a gift? This Damascus Camp Hatchet is a handsome survival tool or collectible weapon. The beveled blade is equally well suited for throwing competitions or clearing vines and brush in your yard.
Price: $59.90
On Sale For: $53.91
Damascus Steel Hatchet
The ideal weapon for a variety of purposes, hatchets are also one of the most menacing weapons you could own. This Damascus Steel Hatchet adds an eye-catching design to this sinister blade for a weapon that is truly quite impressive.
Price: $99.90
On Sale For: $89.91
Danish Axe
Simple, versatile, and effective are three good words to describe this Danish Axe. This is an axe that fits all three quite well, because it features a relatively hardy construction, as well as a very versatile form fit for any warrior.
Price: $39.00
Danish Pattern Axe
The Danish Pattern Axe is a time-tested axe head design that uses a simple shape and a wider cutting blade to increase the cutting power. The axe combines effectiveness with a great forged look, making this axe a rugged beauty.
Price: $94.95
Dark Ages Axe
In an extraordinary replication of the axes that were used during the Middle Ages to construct siege weaponry, the Dark Ages Axe is a fantastic example of the tools that helped advance the complexity of medieval warfare.
Price: $441.00
Dark Warrior Axe
Emulating the timeless style of early Middle Ages weaponry, the Dark Warrior Axe is a replica of war axes that first appeared in the 7th century and remained popular throughout Europe for centuries due to their powerful design.
Price: $422.00
Decorative Medieval Axe
Designed in the appearance of a 15th century battle axe that was predominantly used by cavalry, the Decorative Medieval Axe is a spectacular accent for the home or office to express your interest in medieval history.
Price: $33.00
Decorative Tomahawk Pipe
This Decorative Tomahawk Pipe is a combination of an Indian braves fighting axe and a shamanistic smoking pipe. Together with its pipe adornments and its decorative blade, this axe can be a point of pride for its owner.
Price: $28.00

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