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Double-Bit Axe is a technology in Age of Empires II that can be researched at the Lumber Camp once the Feudal Age is reached. Once researched, it allows Villagers to gather wood 20% faster. Bow Saw is the further upgrade of this technology.

Civilization bonuses Edit

  • Burmese: Double-Bit Axe is free.
  • Chinese: Double-Bit Axe is 10%/15%/20% cheaper in the Feudal/Castle/Imperial Age.

History Edit

The double-bit axe had blades, or bits, on both sides. It was a large, heavy axe that speeded the cutting of trees. With two cutting edges, woodcutters could switch bits when one became dull and then sharpen both at the same time. Cutters worked faster and more efficiently with the double-bit axe.
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