An axe said to have been a gift from spirits inhabiting a spring. Only the righteous may wield it.
Golden Axe is the strongest axe, providing 110 Attack, 6 Evade, 29 CT, and 3% Combo Rate. It requires the Axes & Hammers 6 License in order to equip, and can be bought for 18,000 gil at Dalmasca Estersand, dropped by Reaver (1% chance), stolen from Reaver or High Reaver (3% chance), or from the Bazaar from the Golden Battle Axe recipe.
In the International version, it instead provides 120 Attack, 6 Evade, 29 CT, and 6% Combo Rate. It can only be found at Cerobi Steppe (The Terraced Bank) or Necrohol of Nabudis (Cloister of Reason), stolen from Reaver or High Reaver (3% chance), or from the Bazaar from the Golden Battle Axe recipe.
Pirate kings favor these gilt axes as symbols of their wealth and power.
Golden Axe is the most powerful axe, providing 49 Attack and teaching Thundaga for 350 AP to Vikings, and can also be used by the Chocobo Knight. It can be obtained in the Bazaar through the Gilt Armor B set.