The Timon's Axe is the second of four weapons used by Baratus the Fighter in Hexen. It is first found in Hub 1: Seven Portals, and appears scarcely through the rest of the game. It is a short, one-handed axe that uses Blue Mana for empowerment; while supplied with it, the axe emits a blue glow. Mana cost is 2 points per hit, but the mana will only be consume if the axe hits an enemy, or a decoration with a health value. Swinging at the air or striking a wall will not deplete any mana.
When mana is available, it is a powerful weapon. An Ettin will die from two hits in 80% of the cases, and Afrits will die after being struck by a single blow. Its high attack power combined with a rather fast attack rate give it the highest damage per second of all non-ultimate weapons (tied maybe with the Firestorm). An experienced player can chop down a group of Ettins or Afrits in a few seconds. If need be, more powerful enemies can also be reasonably engaged and destroyed, with some prudent play.
Timon's Axe can be used without mana at approximatelly half of its damage potential, functioning as a mundane axe without its blue glow. However, it is relatively weak in this state, so if no mana is available it is recommended to switch back to the Spiked Gauntlets.
In multiplayer,this weapon kills instantly a unarmored opponent in one hit,being very useful in close quarters,specially using the boots of speed.