- "Watch out for these undead axe-wielding warriors…They can use their weapon as a boomerang, and can even call upon a protective shield which encases them until their axe returns."
- ―Book of Sphinx
- "Lethal foot soldier from the dark side."
- ―Monster Inspector
- "Rumored to be former warriors of an ancient dark Egyptian army. Members of the undead, their origin is unknown. Now rarely seen in groups larger than three, in the past they formed whole battalions."
- ―Abydos Museum
Traits, Appearance, and Abilities Edit
The Skeletal Axeman is a man wielding an axe. It throws its axe like a boomerang, creating a protective shield while doing so. It also slams down its axe as if it was chopping wood.
In the Lost Temple of Heliopolis, there is a tall room filled with four Skeletal Axeman from whom you must collect the Skull, Arm, Pelvis, and Leg.
Strategy for SphinxEdit
In order to actually kill or capture a Skeletal Axeman, you can only damage the monster when it is not throwing its axe. The axe can be deflected using the Shield of Osiris. In the Mysterious Location, skeletons lying on the ground (not in cages) will later come to life.
- In the game booklet, a picture of the Skeletal Axeman is incorrectly labeled as a Skull Worshipper, and has the definition of a Skull Swordsman.
- Skeletal Axeman without their weapons can be seen in cages, including a giant one in the Heliopolis Temple which summons four of the monsters.
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