The Top 5 Legendary Weapons in RPG History

The Top 5 Legendary Weapons in RPG History

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat and Nadia pick the best legendary weapons from Final Fantasy, World of WarCraft, and more.

Axe of the Blood God is our weekly RPG podcast hosted by Kat Bailey and Nadia Oxford. You can find the previous episodes here.

Legendary weapons are a big deal in RPGs. Many of the best RPGs have weapons that define them. Nadia and I pick our favorites! [download link here]

In putting this list together, we mainly focused on weapons that defined individual RPGs—the legendary weapons that are synonymous with their individual games. We looked at how impacted their story, what was interesting about acquiring them, and what made them just cool in general. And we also talked a bit about how they fit in the broader context of the genre. Plus, we read some of your picks as well!

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Show Description

Kat and Nadia delve into Final Fantasy, World of WarCraft, and more to find the best legendary weapons in RPG history. From weapons that helped define their series, to weapons that were impossible to get, to weapons that were simply cool, we survey the RPG landscape for our favorites.

Music from Axe of the Blood God is courtesy of Lena Chappelle, who has also contributed the themes to Active Time Babble and Roleplayers' Realm. I also use music from the RPG Music Pack over at rpgmaker.net. Check it out!

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Kat Bailey

Editor in Chief

Kat Bailey is a former freelance writer and contributor to publications including 1UP, IGN, GameSpot, GamesRadar, and EGM. Her fondest memories as a journalist are at GamePro, where she hosted RolePlayer's Realm and had legal access to the term "Protip." She is USgamer's resident mecha enthusiast, Pokemon Master, and Minnesota Vikings nut (skol).

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