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  • Axe!
  • There is no team in Axe!
  • Axe here!
  • Enemies need killing!
  • Taste my blade!
  • Here comes the axe!
  • Axe swings his blade.
  • Let the carnage begin.
  • Axe is ready!
  • The Axe-man comes!
  • Axe charges!
  • Axe is a cut above!



  • Axe!


  • Grrrr!

Entering battle

  • Axe!
  • There is no team in Axe!
  • Axe here!
  • A cut above the rest.
  • Axe in hand.
  • u Axe lives!
  • Axe is ready!
  • The Axe-man comes!


  • Axe is calling it: It’s in the bag!
  • This was in the bag the day Axe was born!

Beginning battle

  • Let the carnage begin.
  • There can be no battle till Axe is at hand. And Axe is.


6 seconds cooldown

  • Cut and run!
  • Rest is for the dead!
  • Forward!
  • To battle!
  • Axe goes!
  • Axe charges!
  • Into war's teeth!
  • To the enemy!
  • Axe runs!
  • Enemies need killing!
  • Good day to fight!


6 seconds cooldown

  • Attack!
  • Taste my blade!
  • A slice of the action!
  • Here comes the axe!
  • Axe brings the axe!
  • Axe trades in death!
  • Whet my blade!
  • u Here you break.
  • Axe hacks!
  • Axe attacks!

Ordering a spell cast

Only when distance is at least 2x the cast range, 4 seconds cooldown

  • Cut to the chase!
  • Not by blade alone!


Berserker's Call
On cast, hit 1 or more units

  • Get some!
  • Come and get it!
  • Come to Axe!
  • To me!
  • u Yar! [?]
  • Har!
  • Rah!
  • Rah!
  • Ha!

On cast, hit no unit

  • Grrrr!
  • Rraaaa!
  • Aaahh!

Battle Hunger
On cast

  • Show your worth!
  • Prove yourself!
  • Fight if you can!

Culling Blade
Killing enemy
30% chance

  • Culled!
  • u Wheat before a scythe!
  • You get nothing. Good day, sir!
  • I said good day, sir!

Killing enemy, within 2 seconds after blink
30% chance

  • You been blinked!

Leveling up

  • Axe grows stronger!
  • Axe gains strength!
  • Axe rises in rank!
  • Axe is a cut above!
  • Axe sharpens!
  • Axe is promoted!
  • Mwa ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Huh huh ha ha ha!
  • Ha ha!
  • Ha ha ha!

Killing an enemy

  • Not so fast!
  • No escaping Axe!
  • Yes, Axe kills you!
  • Cut you like cordwood!
  • Your life on my steel!
  • Axe chops you down to size!
  • This ends you!
  • You fought badly—died worse.
  • All must die—you first!
  • Axe warms his blade in your guts!
  • Feel the axe of Axe!
  • Axe hews your bones!
  • Axe fells you!
  • Twenty hacks from the axe of Axe!
  • Hew and cry some more!
  • Sheathe my axe in your bowels!
  • Ha ha ha ha!
  • Ho ho ha ha!
  • Ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Ha ha yeah!
  • Ha ha ha ha yes!
  • Ha ha ha ha yeah!
  • Axe kills you!
  • Ha ha ha!
  • Ha ha!
  • Heh heh yeah ha!
  • Ha ha!
  • What happened? Axe happened!
  • Axe-actly!

Killing a specific enemy
25% chance

  • Crystal Maiden minimap icon.png Cold cut!
  • Morphling minimap icon.png Cut and dried!
  • Zeus minimap icon.png Catch some Z's!
  • Zeus minimap icon.png You might have been a fancyman in Heaven, but down here you are nothing next to Axe.
  • Beastmaster minimap icon.png You call that an axe?
  • Warlock minimap icon.png Axe has no time for all this jibber jabber.
  • Warlock minimap icon.png Blade versus book. Blade wins.
  • Warlock minimap icon.png Warlock, you should have picked a sharper weapon.
  • Warlock minimap icon.png Warlock, who is the smart one now?
  • Warlock minimap icon.png Axe hates to kill Oglodi, but it must be done.
  • Warlock minimap icon.png Even kin must die.
  • Disruptor minimap icon.png We are blood, true. But most of yours came out.
  • Disruptor minimap icon.png You were handsome like Axe. Axe doesn't like that.
  • Invoker minimap icon.png Too much talking, not enough fighting.
  • Invoker minimap icon.png Big words cannot keep you safe from Axe.
  • Treant Protector minimap icon.png The Treant brought much wood for Axe to chop.
  • Treant Protector minimap icon.png More things for Axe to chop!
  • Broodmother minimap icon.png Who said Axe fears spiders? Axe wants to know their name.
  • Doom minimap icon.png u Doom Bringer brings doom. Axe brings axe!
  • Pudge minimap icon.png Taste the Axe. Not this Axe, that axe!
  • Outworld Devourer minimap icon.png u Your name is not Axe-world Destroyer!
  • Razor minimap icon.png What is a tiny razor to a mighty Axe?
  • Ursa minimap icon.png Each of Ursa's claws is like a little axe. Axe reluctantly approves.
  • Spectre minimap icon.png Axe has no time for such nonsense!
  • Night Stalker minimap icon.png I said good night stalker!
  • Lion minimap icon.png Axe knows you not, fiend.
  • Alchemist minimap icon.png Your free ride is over.
  • Alchemist minimap icon.png Ride no more, smallkeen!
  • Alchemist minimap icon.png Smallkeens should be scoured from the land!
  • Sniper minimap icon.png A Keen worthy to fight.
  • Sniper minimap icon.png For the Keenfolk, you weren't half bad.
  • u Axe hates the Keenfolk!
  • u Axe cut you in four!
  • u Axe cut you into more than four.
  • u Axe cut you into more than four. Nine?
  • u Axe cut you into more than four. Twenty?
  • u Axe cut you into more than four. Hundreds?

First Blood

  • Ha ha, the blade of Axe has tasted first blood!
  • Axe will whittle them down one by one.

Meeting an ally

During earlygame, within 1000 radius

  • Disruptor minimap icon.png r Axe has a cousin?
  • Disruptor minimap icon.png r You look like Axe, only slightly less.
  • Disruptor minimap icon.png r Oglodi fight side by side.
  • Disruptor minimap icon.png r That is a fearsome creature you ride, Disruptor.
  • Warlock minimap icon.png r Side by side, the Oglodi fight.
  • Warlock minimap icon.png r The Oglodi shall take this fight.
  • Warlock minimap icon.png r Warlock brings a book. Axe brings an axe.
  • Faceless Void minimap icon.png r Nice choppers! Axe approves!
  • Faceless Void minimap icon.png r Axe is curious. Where did your face go?
  • Undying minimap icon.png r Undying, don't order Axe around and we'll get along just fine.
  • Treant Protector minimap icon.png r Don't worry, Treant, Axe does not come to chop you.
  • Witch Doctor minimap icon.png r Witch doctor, our enemies are in need of Axe-amination!
  • Tinker minimap icon.png r Tinker, eh? War is an Axe-act science!

Last hitting

60 seconds cooldown

  • Yes!
  • Axe takes all!
  • Soldier of fortune!
  • Gold for steel!
  • Coin of the realm!
  • Axe takes your coin!


Requires visible enemy player within 1000 radius, 60 seconds cooldown

  • Denied.
  • Denied!
  • Denied!
  • You get nothing.
  • You get nothing!
  • Axe defies you!
  • None for you!
  • You deserve nothing!
  • Nuh-uh!
  • Uh uh!
  • No!
  • Not this time.
  • Mwa ha ha ha ha!
  • Ha ha!

Acquiring an item

  • r By his blade, Axe earns this purchase.
  • r Earned through blood.
  • r The wait has ended.

Acquiring a specific item

  • Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r Ah, scepter!
  • Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r Ah, scepter!
  • Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r Ah, scepter!
  • Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r Ah, scepter!
  • Blink Dagger (2250) r Blink dagger!
  • Blink Dagger (2250) r Don't worry, precious axe. Blink Dagger does not come to chop.
  • Heart of Tarrasque (5200) Oooh!
  • Heart of Tarrasque (5200) r Heart of Tarrasque!
  • Vanguard (2150) r Vanguard!
  • Blade Mail (2200) r Blade Mail!
  • Black King Bar (4050) r Black King Bar!
  • Urn of Shadows (875) r Urn of Shadows!
  • Assault Cuirass (5250) r Assault Cuirass!
  • Hood of Defiance (1700) r Hood of Defiance!
  • Radiance (5150) r Radiance!
  • Shiva's Guard (4750) r Shiva's Guard!
  • Aegis of the Immortal Immortality!

25% chance

  • Aegis of the Immortal The Axe's edge will never dull!



  • Axe lives to cut again!
  • Axe is back!
  • Back in AXEtion!
  • The Axe's edge is keen again!
  • Axe cuts anew!
  • Axe is all the reinforcement this army needs!
  • From the Red Mist, Axe returns!
  • A blunted Axe is resharpened!
  • Better red than dead!
  • Axe returns. The war may now continue!


  • Ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Time for a re-en-axe-ment!
  • Axe is back and ready to whack! And also hack!

Bottling Runes

  • Saved for later.
  • For another time.
  • When the time is right.
  • Axe does not need this, but no one else shall have it.

Activating runes

Arcane Rune minimap icon.png Arcane Rune

  • 300 Oh, Axe like!

Bounty Rune minimap icon.png Bounty Rune

  • 300 Oooh!

Double Damage Rune minimap icon.png Double Damage Rune

  • Double damage!

25% chance

  • Cuts two ways!

Haste Rune minimap icon.png Haste Rune

  • Haste!

25% chance

  • Haste lays waste.

Illusion Rune minimap icon.png Illusion Rune

  • Illusion!

25% chance

  • The axe blades dazzle.
  • Axe has gone three blades!

Invisibility Rune minimap icon.png Invisibility Rune

  • Invisibility!

25% chance

  • Axe fades from sight!

Regeneration Rune minimap icon.png Regeneration Rune

  • Regeneration!
  • u Axe's edge grows keen again!

Ability on cooldown

First attempt within 10 seconds

  • Not yet.
  • Axe is not ready.
  • It is not yet time.

Second attempt within 10 seconds

  • Not yet.
  • Axe is not ready.
  • It is not yet time.

Third and more attempts within 10 seconds

  • Not yet!
  • Axe is not ready!
  • It is not yet time.

Not enough mana

First attempt within 10 seconds

  • Need mana.
  • No mana.
  • Not enough mana.

Second attempt within 10 seconds

  • Need mana.
  • No mana.
  • Not enough mana.

Third and more attempts within 10 seconds

  • Need mana.
  • No mana.
  • Not enough mana.

Taking damage

3 seconds cooldown

  • Uh!
  • Uh!
  • Ah!
  • Ah!
  • Uh!
  • Uh!
  • Chhh!

25% chance

  • 120 Axe is under attack!


5 consecutive clicks on the hero

  • So many skulls to cleave. So many bodies to throw on the pile.
  • No business but war. No family but death. No mercy but the grave!
  • Axe brings the Red Mist!

Chat responses

Lane missing

  • Axe reports top is missing.
  • Axe says middle is missing.
  • Bottom is missing according to Axe.

thx, thanks, ty, or ally casts certain spell on player, 30 seconds cooldown

  • Mmmm!
  • Ahhh!
  • Axe says thank you.
  • Axe is grateful.

/laugh, haha, lol, 15 seconds cooldown

  • Ha ha ha!
  • Ha ha!
  • Ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Heh heh yeah ha!
  • Ha ha!

Match end


  • Yes!
  • Victorious!
  • This day belongs to Axe!


  • No!
  • Defeated!
  • Inglourious end!
  • Axe is sad.
  • Grrr, Axe is defeated!

Cosmetic item drop


  • Oooh!
  • Oh, Axe like!


  • Mmm!
  • Axe likes this very much.

Rare and higher

  • Yeah!
  • Axe likes this so much words fail Axe.


Getting hexed

  • 30 Axe is not Axe!

Into a sheep

  • 30 Baaa!
  • 30 Axe is a sheep?

Into a pig

  • 30 Axe is a pig?
  • 30 Axe is a pig?


  • u Axe misjudged?
  • u Axe misjudged?
  • u You're tougher than Axe thought!



  • u Ooh!