Tomahawk

Tomahawk
dmg: 33-58 (45.5)lvl: 40str: 125dex: 67max socket: 2

A superior Tomahawk can spawn with 2 of the following bonuses, +5% to +15% Enhanced Damage, Increase Maximum Durability 10% to 15%, or +1 to +3 to Attack Rating.

Compared to other axes

table of base stats
namedamagestrengthdexteritysocketsspeed
Tomahawk33 - 58 (45.5)1256720
Small Crescent38 - 60 (49)11583410
Ettin Axe33 - 66 (49.5)14545510
War Spike30 - 48 (39)133546-10
Berserker Axe24 - 71 (47.5)1385960

How to upgrade a Tomahawk

Transmute low quality weapon, an Eld rune, and a chipped gem to create normal quality weapon of the same type.

low quality Tomahawk
low quality Tomahawk
+
eld rune
eld rune
+
any chipped gem
any chipped gem
normal quality Tomahawk
normal quality Tomahawk

How to add sockets to a Tomahawk

You can add sockets to a Tomahawk by giving the item to Larzuk as a quest reward. Larzuk will always add 2 sockets (if the iLevel is high enough), the maximum. You can also add sockets with the following horadric cube recipe. This recipes will not work for low quality items.

Transmute normal weapon, a Ral rune, an Amn rune, and a Perfect Amethyst to create a socketed weapon of the same type.

normal Tomahawk
normal Tomahawk
+
ral rune
ral rune
+
thul rune
thul rune
+
perfect sapphire
perfect sapphire
socketed Tomahawk
socketed Tomahawk

This recipes will add between 1 and 2 sockets to the item. The game will roll a 6 sided dice, if it rolls higher than 2, the maximum amount of sockets is chosen.

amount of sockets for a Tomahawk
rollsocketsodds
11 socket 1 in 6 (16.67%)
22 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
32 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
42 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
52 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
62 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)

The maximum amount of sockets an item can roll with depends on the iLevel of the weapon. The iLevel is equal to the monster level (mLevel) the item dropped from, the mLevel is equal to the area level (aLevel). Champions will have an mLevel of aLevel+2, Uniques and their minions aLevel+3, and Super Uniques will have a predefined mLevel.

possible sockets for a Tomahawk
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
222

Runewords you can make in a Tomahawk

base sockets
Runeword
Sockets
Allowed Bases
Runeword Recipe
Level
Stats
Steel2 socketsswordaxemace
tir + el
13
+25% Increased Attack Speed+20% Enhanced Damage+3 to Minimum Damage+3 to Maximum Damage+50 to Attack Rating (el)50% Chance of Open Wounds+2 to Mana after each Kill (tir)+1 to Light Radius (el)
Strength2 socketsmelee weapon
amn + tir
25
+35% Enhanced Damage7% Life stolen per hit (amn)25% Chance of Crushing Blow+20 to Strength+10 to Vitality+2 to Mana after each Kill (tir)
Wind2 socketsmelee weapon
sur + el
61
10% Chance To Cast Level 9 Tornado On Striking+20% Faster Run/Walk+40% Increased Attack Speed+15% Faster Hit Recovery+120-160% Enhanced Damage (varies)-50% Target Defense+50 To Attack Rating (el)Hit Blinds Target (sur)+1 To Light Radius (el)Level 13 Twister (127 Charges)