Legendary Axe II

aka: Ankoku Densetsu, The Legendary Axe II
Moby ID: 16577


The Axe is back... with twice the force and twice the fury of 1989's "Videogame of the Year"! This time it's brother against brother locked in deadly combat. Your older brother has summoned unspeakable forces of evil to take control of the kingdom. Treachery rules! Your only hope is the legendary royal sword! But will its power be enough to overcome the Cliffs of Chaos? The Skull Dungeons? And the treacherous Crypts of Slime? Only your courage, your fighting skill, and the Legendary Axe can answer!

This game has you fighting monsters through seven stages with just a sword, but three other weapons can be picked up along the way, and include axes, chain spears, and smart bombs. These weapons can only be obtained by collecting the power-up that a defeated enemy leaves behind. Weapons can be switched along the way. At the end of each level, you must defeat a huge boss in order to go to the next stage.


  • 暗黒伝説 - Japanese spelling

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The ending of the game in the Japanese release features a nude woman. She is fully clothed in the American version.


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Game added by Katakis | カタキス.

Additional contributors: Alaka, formercontrib, Kayburt.

Game added February 14, 2005. Last modified September 23, 2023.