Starbound has Two seperate Axe Subtypes
Battle axes are two handed melee weapons which swing with a downward angle. They come with the standard Common/Uncommon/Legendary prefixes of other weapon types.
“At the moment there are planned to be 360 craftable melee weapons in the game. They range from...Melee Weapons
“This item was once used to cut down trees and vines, and was a much-more efficient tool for...Stone Axe
“A Tiny Tomahawk is a tier 1 avian weapon. Its recipe is known by avians from the start of the...Tiny Tomahawk
“A Vibro-axe is a tier 3 human weapon. Its recipe is unlocked by humans when using the Starmap...Vibro-axe
“An Iron Axe is a tier 1 human weapon. Its recipe is known by humans from the start of the game...Iron Axe
“A Ice Axe is a tier 2 human weapon. Its recipe is unlocked by humans when using the Starmap...Ice Axe