Like its name suggests, the Axe Splitter is capable of inflicting effective damage (3x its base weapon might) against Axe and Club-wielding enemies; however, it is ineffective against non-axe or club wielding enemies, dealing 4 less damage against them and suffering a -10 penalty to hit rate.
Effective against Axes; ineffective otherwise.
One Axe Splitter is granted on all paths of Fire Emblem Fates after reaching 1,250 visit points in My Castle. In Birthright and Revelations, the Lottery Shop has a chance of awarding the Axe Splitter upon winning a good prize. The Dawn Armory in Birthright and Revelations sells a limited stock of Axe Splitters. Finally, Axe Splitters may be found on castle events and event tiles in Birthright and Revelations.
The katana (刀), was the go-to weapon for all samurai of Feudal Japan. Katanas are characterized by their curved, single edged blade.