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The Butcher's Cleaver

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The Butcher's Cleaver is a unique one-handed Axe that can only be equipped by the Barbarian and Druid and can be found in World Tier 3 (Nightmare Difficulty) and above dropped from monsters Level 60 or higher.


The Butcher's Cleaver

A nightmarish amalgam of blood, bone and steel, this axe is as horrific, and as deadly, as its creator.

Type: Axe

Description: Lucky Hit: When you Critically Strike an enemy you have up to a 100.0% chance to Fear and Slow them by 61 - 75% for 4.0 seconds.

Affixes: - Item Power 725

Changes to The Butcher's Cleaver

Patch 1.1.0a, July 18, 2023

  • Slow increased from 40 - 75% to 6 1- 75%.
  • Drop Rate Adjustments:
    • Increased bonus to drop Ancestral and Sacred items in Nightmare Dungeons from +5% to +10%.
    • Removed a 20% chance to drop an extra equipment item from Elite monsters outside of Nightmare Dungeons and Helltide.
    • Increased chance to drop an extra equipment item from Elite monsters in Nightmare Dungeons and Helltide by +10%.
    • Nightmare Dungeons now have a 50% chance to drop a 2nd Legendary item upon completion.
    • Nightmare Dungeons now give 3 rare items upon completion, up from 1.

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