Carapace Axe

Category Switch Axe
 Path Bone
Monster Barroth

Carapace Axe is a Switch Axe Weapon in Monster Hunter World (MHW). All weapons have unique properties relating to their Attack Power, Elemental Damage and various different looks. Please see Weapon Mechanics to fully understand the depth of your Hunter Arsenal.



Carapace Axe Information

  • Weapon from the Barroth Monster
  • Styled with the Barroth Armor Set
  • Upgraded from Bone Axe II
  • This weapon has 10mhw-defenseDefence, -20%AffinityAffinity and 180 ParalysisPhial Type
  • Craft = using an existing weapon and upgrading it using the proper materials and zennie
  • "Base" pages have a different Information box with no stats
  • Notes and Tips go here



Carapace Axe Crafting and Upgrades

Carapace Axe has 3 upgrade levels. It follows the Bone path, detailed below.

  Rare Attack Power Sharpness Affinity Element Damage Decorations Defense
carapace_axe_i_switch-axe-monster-hunter-worldCarapace Axe I 2 420
-20% None - +10
Craft with: Barroth Claw x1, Barroth Shell x3, Barroth Ridge x2 1000 x zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
carapace_axe_ii_switch-axe-monster-hunter-worldCarapace Axe II 3 490
-20% None - +10
Craft with: Dragonite Ore x3, Barroth Claw x2, Barroth Tail x1, Kestodon Shell x3, 2000 x zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
carapace_axe_iii_switch-axe-monster-hunter-worldCarapace Axe III 4 560
-20% None - +10
Craft with: Diablos Shell x3, Barroth Claw x4, Barroth Scalp x2, Monster Bone+ x3, 4000 x zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki



Carapace Axe Upgrade Tree

Carapace Axe is part of an upgrade path for the Switch Axe Weapon Tree. Below is an excerpt of the relevant Barroth tree.

Switch Axe Bone Tree




Switch Axe
Barroth Grinder  ♦  Bazel Raider  ♦  Blacksteel Switch Axe  ♦  Bone Axe  ♦  Bone Smasher  ♦  Chrome Guardian  ♦  Diablos Axe  ♦  Dragonbone Slicer  ♦  Flammenbeil  ♦  Glacial Axe  ♦  Hazak Demios  ♦  Improved Steel Axe  ♦  Jagras Axe  ♦  Jagras Raider  ♦  Jyura Drought  ♦  Lightning Chopper  ♦  Lumu Axe  ♦  Lumu Smasher  ♦  Madness Axe  ♦  Motor Chopper  ♦  Nergal Gash  ♦  Nergal Lacerator  ♦  Peal  ♦  Perfected Alloy Axe  ♦  Power Smasher  ♦  Proto Iron Axe  ♦  Rathalos Axe  ♦  Rathbringer Axe  ♦  Steel Axe  ♦  Thunder Axe


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