Switch Axes are a type of Weapon in Monster Hunter World (MHW). This page shows a visual gallery of all different styles for Switch Axes. Weapons are often upgraded based on previous decisions, with different paths leading to different looks and necessitating different materials. You can find detailed upgrade path information in the Switch Axe Weapon Tree or by clicking each individual weapon below.

Iceborne Switch Axes are Master Rank Switch Axes in Monster Hunter World Iceborne (MHW). These rare 9 and above weapons were added with the Iceborne Expansion and can only be obtained by players who own the expansion. The weapons use Master Rank Materials that can be obtained by completing quests and doing endgame content.

Iceborne Switch Axes

 

Name Attack Affinity Element Rare
Chrome Machina I gem_level_1gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
770 0% poisonPoison (450) 9
Chrome Machina II gem_level_1gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 0% poisonPoison (480) 10
Chrome Machina III gem_level_1gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
945 0% poisonPoison (510) 11
Blackwing Switch Axe I gem_level_3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
910 20% poisonPoison (210) 10
Legia Frostreaver + n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
735 0% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce 420 10
Hoarcry Frostreaver n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
770 0% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce 510 10
Hector Glacia n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 0% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce 540 11
Lightning Chopper IV gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
700 0% mhw-thunder-damage Thunder 240 9
Thundercleave I gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 0% mhw-thunder-damage Thunder 300 10
Thundercleave II gem_level_2gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 0% mhw-thunder-damage Thunder 420 11
Hidden Axe n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
770 10% poisonPoison (360) 10
Hidden Axe + n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
805 15% poisonPoison (450) 10
Night's Crescent n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 20% poisonPoison (540) 11
Datura Garden I gem_level_2gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
700 0% poisonPoison 600 9
Datura Garden II gem_level_2gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 0% poisonPoison 660 10
Deep Lagoon I gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
770 0% waterWater 510 9
Deep Lagoon II gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 0% waterWater 540 10
Gigan Motor I gem_level_3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
910 0% fireFire 210 10
Gigan Motor II gem_level_3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1015 0% fireFire 240 10
Rex Raider I n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 -15% waterblight Blast (390) 10
Rex Raider II gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
945 -15% waterblight Blast (420) 10
Saber's Bite I gem_level_3gem_level_3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
805 0% Sleep Sleep (390) 9
Saber's Bite II gem_level_3gem_level_3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
910 0% Sleep Sleep (420) 10
Amber Slash n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
805 15% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce 210 10
Amber Slash + n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 20% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce 300 10
Amber Hoarfrost n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 30% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce 390 11
Bazelheart gem_level_2gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 -15% waterblight Blast 270 11
Rathbringer Axe III gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
770 15% fireFire 210 10
Azure Rathbringer gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 20% fireFire 240 10
Dragonmaiden Axe gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
805 10% poisonPoison 330 9
Dragonmaiden Axe + gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
910 10% poisonPoison 360 10
Mighty Gear I gem_level_3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
805 10% None 9
Mighty Gear II gem_level_3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 10% None 10
Mighty Gear III gem_level_3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
945 10% None 11
Icerood decoration_level_4_mhw_wiki
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
910 0% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce 270 11
Wicked Niddoq decoration_level_4_mhw_wiki
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
945 0% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce 300 12
Deathedge Vaal Demios gem_level_2gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 0% Dragon 510 11
Acid Smasher I decoration_level_4_mhw_wiki
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
945 0% Paralysis (360) 10
Acid Smasher II decoration_level_4_mhw_wiki
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1015 0% Paralysis (390) 11
Jyura Cataclysm I gem_level_3gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
805 0% waterWater 360 9
Jyura Cataclysm II gem_level_3gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
910 0% waterWater 420 10
Mammoth Halberd I decoration_level_4_mhw_wiki
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 0% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce (360) 9
Mammoth Halberd II decoration_level_4_mhw_wiki
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
980 0% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce (450) 10
Mechanical Lumu I gem_level_3gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
805 20% waterblight Blast (480) 9
Mechanical Lumu II gem_level_3gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 20% waterblight Blast (540) 10
Nyx Smasher I gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
770 0% Sleep Sleep 360 9
Nyx Smasher II gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 0% Sleep Sleep 450 10
Glavenus Smasher I gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
805 0% fireFire 330 10
Glavenus Smasher II gem_level_1gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 0% fireFire 420 10
Barroth Dozer I gem_level_2gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 -20% Paralysis (330) 9
Barroth Dozer II gem_level_2gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
945 -20% Paralysis (360) 10
Dios Smasher I n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 0% waterblight Blast 360 10
Dios Smasher II gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 0% waterblight Blast 480 10
Axe of Demons + gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
910 -30% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce (240) 10
Axe of Hades gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1015 -30% iceblight-monster-hunter-worldIce (270) 10
Gnashing Flammenbeil + n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
805 -20% fireFire 540 9
Lohenbeil n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
945 -20% fireFire 600 10
Donnerbeil n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 10% mhw-thunder-damage Thunder 210 10
Donnerbeil + n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875 15% mhw-thunder-damage Thunder 240 10
Fulguration's Bite n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
910 20% mhw-thunder-damage Thunder 270 11
Dragonseal Axe I gem_level_1gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
735 0% Dragon 540 10
Dragonseal Axe II gem_level_1gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 0% Dragon 600 11
Evanescent Glow gem_level_1gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
980 0% Dragon (510) 12
Archbeast Kirin n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
840 0% mhw-thunder-damage Thunder 540 11
Hydra Strobila n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
910 15% waterWater 210 11
Black Strobila n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
980 15% waterWater 270 12
Teostra's Hellebarde n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
910 10% waterblight Blast 360 11
Saligia Vileaxe n/a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
980 -30% Dragon 330 12
Undying Axe  gem_level_2 1015 -15% mhw-thunder-damage Thunder 90 11
Undying Light  gem_level_2 1085 -15% mhw-thunder-damage Thunder 120 12
Ruinous Light gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1015 0% Dragon 210 12
Accursed Raider gem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
980 -30% Sleep Sleep 360 11
Silver Rathbringer gem_level_2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
945 20% fireFire 300  12
Golden Crescentgem_level_1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1015 15% poisonPoison 330 12
Soulfire Scourge "Blaze"gem-level-2gem-level-1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 875 20%  waterblight Blast 270 12
Soulfire Scourge "Ruin" gem-level-2gem-level-2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
945 0% waterblight Blast 210  12
Soulfire Scourge "Styx"gem-level-3gem-level-3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
875  10%  waterblight Blast 330  12

 

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