Stygian Reaver

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Stygian Reaver
Stygian Reaver.jpg
Type Axe
Campaign(s) Core
Eye of the North
Axe Mastery
Damage type(s) Slashing damage
PvP reward class Exotic
8 Gold Zaishen Coin
Common salvage Iron Ingot
Rare salvage Steel Ingot
Inventory icon Stygian Reaver.png

The Stygian Reaver is a rare axe dropped only from various dungeon chests and Elite Mission chests.


Eye of the North


Dye colors the handle and the non-blade area of the axe. It appears to be dyed yellow by default.

Stygian Reaver dye chart.jpg


Gw2logo.png The Guild Wars 2 Wiki has an article on Stygian Axe.

Other weapons with this appearance:


  • On 19th January 2007 update, this weapon was introduced as a Heroes' Ascent reward from the winner's chest.
  • Prior to the release of the Eye of The North expansion, this was the rarest and most expensive axe in the game.
  • The word "Stygian" refers to the mythical river in Greek mythology name Styx. Styx formed the boundary between earth and the underworld, the realm of Hades, god of death. Stygian is an adjective describing items related to the river Styx.