New World Guide
New World Guide

Great axe, GA abilities in game New World character builds

List of all abilities for Great axe in New World. Each ability linked with builds with GA created on New World Guide and sorted by amount of likes from users

Gravity Well
Gravity Well
An upward swing dealing 99% weapon damage and projecting a powerful tear in reality that creates a vortex up to 10m away. The vortex pulls foes within 4m to its center and roots them for 1s. Foes within the vortex have their movement speed reduced by 60% due to the intense gravity. The collapsing vortex ends after 3s with a damaging burst dealing 125% weapon damage.
Mauler
Activatable
Whirlwind
Whirlwind
Spin and attack all nearby foes in a 2.5m radius, dealing 50% weapon damage. If you hit a foe, spin again. You can move while spinning. (Max 4 spins.) (This attack cannot backstab.) This ability has grit. (Grit prevents you from being staggered by incoming attacks.)
Mauler
Activatable
Reap
Reap
Extend your axe 5m, pulling foes to you and dealing 70% weapon damage and staggering struck foes. Taunt Gem Compatible: If you have a Carnelian gem equipped in your great axe, this ability inflicts taunt for 4s when it hits. (Taunt causes monsters to focus only on you.)
Reaper
Activatable
Charge
Charge
Charge 10m and deal 120% weapon damage when you reach a target. Press basic attack to stop charging and attack early. This ability has grit. (Grit prevents you from being staggered by incoming attacks.)
Reaper
Activatable
Enduring Strike
Enduring Strike
Adds grit to great axe heavy attacks. Also grants 12% damage reduction while grit is active. (Grit prevents you from being staggered by incoming attacks.)
Mauler
Passive
No Reprieve
No Reprieve
Maelstrom does an extra spin attack, pulling in foes and dealing 110% weapon damage. Additionally it gains grit during its startup. (Grit prevents you from being staggered by incoming attacks.)
Mauler
Passive
Executioner's Speed
Executioner's Speed
Hitting at least 2 targets with a great axe light attack grants 20% haste for 3s. (Haste increases movement speed.)
Reaper
Passive
Greed
Greed
Light attacks with your great axe give you a stack of empower, increasing damage by 5% for 5s. (Max 3 stacks.)
Reaper
Passive
Maelstrom
Maelstrom
Perform a fast, spinning attack that pulls targets within a 2.5m radius closer to you. Deals 110% weapon damage.
Mauler
Activatable
Execute
Execute
A powerful overhead attack dealing 200% weapon damage. Base damage increased by 50% to foes below 50% health.
Reaper
Activatable
Mauler's Resolve
Mauler's Resolve
If you get hit while holding a great axe and are below 50% health, gain 40 stamina. (20s cooldown.)
Mauler
Passive
Frustration
Frustration
Whenever your attacks are blocked, gain a stack of 15% damage for 10s. (Max 1 stacks.)
Reaper
Passive
Crowded Protection
Crowded Protection
While holding a great axe, gain 10% damage absorption when 3 or more foes are within 4m.
Mauler
Passive
Revenge
Revenge
When you block an attack with a great axe, gain 5% damage for 5s. (Max 3 stacks.)
Mauler
Passive
Mauler's Fury
Mauler's Fury
Great axe attacks grant a stacking 3% damage increase for 3s. (Max 10 stacks.)
Mauler
Passive
Critical Condition
Critical Condition
Great axe attacks against foes below 30% health have 15% increased critical chance.
Reaper
Passive
Feed
Feed
Great axe attacks against foes below 30% health heal you for 10% of damage done.
Reaper
Passive
Blood Lust
Blood Lust
You move 20% faster and deal 15% more damage when looking at a foe within 14m.
Reaper
Passive
Center of Attention
Center of Attention
While holding a great axe, gain 10% damage when 3 or more foes are within 4m.
Mauler
Passive
Gravity
Gravity
After you cause a pull, your foe is rooted for 0.3s.
Mauler
Passive
Unstoppable Greed
Unstoppable Greed
Execute gains grit during its attack. (Grit prevents you from being staggered by incoming attacks.)
Reaper
Passive
Unyielding
Unyielding
Allies gain 10% fortify while standing in your well. (Fortify reduces incoming damage.)
Mauler
Passive
Crowded Well
Crowded Well
Increase burst damage by 10% for each foe caught in the vortex. (Max 5 targets.)
Mauler
Passive
Death's Embrace
Death's Embrace
Increase armor penetration of great axe attacks by 10% against foes below 50% health.
Reaper
Passive
Critical Gains
Critical Gains
When you critical hit with a great axe, heal yourself for 10% of the damage done.
Reaper
Passive
Executioner
Executioner
Execute has a 100% critical chance against foes below 30% health.
Reaper
Passive
Surrounded
Surrounded
If you have 3 or more foes around you, deal 30% more damage.
Mauler
Passive
Unpredictable Strike
Unpredictable Strike
During Charge you may press RMB to execute a swing attack, dealing 140 - 165% weapon damage based on how far you traveled.
Reaper
Passive
Hunger
Hunger
Heal yourself for 30% of damage done by Reap.
Reaper
Passive
Frenzied Momentum
Frenzied Momentum
Charge now deals 120 - 140% weapon damage based on how far you traveled.
Reaper
Passive
Fatal Attraction
Fatal Attraction
After pulling, perform a spin attack dealing 115% weapon damage.
Reaper
Passive
Heavy Pull
Heavy Pull
Heavy attacks with a great axe pull foes closer to you.
Mauler
Passive
Unending Winds
Unending Winds
Whirlwind's maximum number of spins is increased to 7.
Mauler
Passive
Absorb
Absorb
Consumes all projectiles while Maelstrom is active.
Mauler
Passive
Gusting Winds
Gusting Winds
Whirlwind's movement speed is increased by 100%.
Mauler
Passive
Storm's Reach
Storm's Reach
Extends Maelstrom's pull range by 50%.
Mauler
Passive
Keen Edge
Keen Edge
Critical damage increased by 10%.
Reaper
Passive
The Collector
The Collector
Reap range is now 8m.
Reaper
Passive