New World Legendary War Hammer Guide

legendary war hammer guide

The War Hammer excels in crowd control and AOE damage. In this guide we will explore the legendary War Hammers within the New World MMORPG.

Legendary War Hammers generally have excellent stats and much better perks than epic or lesser rarity weapons within New World. What sets the legendary hammer apart really is these perks.

You will find all of the war hammer legendaries in the table below, as well as links to their specific pages where you can find details on where to get them and how to unlock them.

All Legendary War Hammers New World


Type
Legendary War HammerImageGear ScoreDescriptionSource
War HammerYul’kithir
600“Demonic transcriptions cover the handle of the warhammer.”Recipe
War Hammer Dreamcrusher
500-600“The only thing more certain than time itself is the failure of mankind to rise above its own self interest.”Cache/Chest
War Hammer Earthbinder Ward500-600“In all things there are cycles. The Earthbinder Ward helps break them.”Drop
War Hammer End of Days500-600“Don’t celebrate yet. This is only the beginning.”Cache/Chest
War Hammer Gaea’s Revenge500-600“The earth shook for days without stopping, until everyone forgot what it felt like to be on solid ground.”Drop
War Hammer Judgement of Malevolence500-600“Those judged were found lacking. And so were given what they lacked, often to great excess.”Drop
War Hammer Mirepaw’s Fist500-600“It takes the strength of a bear to wield such a massive weapon. And the cunning of a bear to know when best to use it.”Drop
War Hammer Obsidian Warhammer500-600“Volcanic eruptions provide a narrow window for forging weapons from the molten rock spewing out of the mountain.”Cache/Chest
War Hammer Residual Hate500-600“I cannot shake it. It festers within me, weeping into pools of vendetta.”Cache/Chest & Drop
War Hammer Sarcosanct500-600“Ancient magic and divine blessings, forged in the fires of vengeance.”Cache/Chest
War Hammer Stonerend 500-600“No wall has stood against me, and no wall shall.”Recipe
War Hammer Volcano Smasher500-600“It moves with the speed of lava and the destruction of an eruption.”Drop
War Hammer Woodswarden500-600“Let this hammer be your charge. Guard these woods and remove any would be intruders.”Drop
War Hammer Fury500-600“A thief you can trust is no thief to you.”Drop
War Hammer Life Breaker570“I have become death. The destroyer of worlds.”Quest

Life Breaker

  • 570 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 236 Strike Damage
  • 18 Strength
  • 9 Dexterity

Perks on Life Breaker in New World

  • Retaliate IV: +15% damage after receiving 3 hits.
  • Keen: +11% critical chance.
  • Vicious: +11% critical damage.
  • Keenly Empowered: On Critical: gain 15% Empower 5s. (Cooldown 10s.)

How To Get Life Breaker in New World

Percy Ellwood Location
Percy Ellwood Location

The Legendary War Hammer Life Breaker is the reward at the end of a quest chain that starts with Percy Ellwood in Edengrove.

The quest that actually rewards Life Breaker is called “Anguine Anguish (Expedition)”. Percy is located in the North-Eastern corner of the Edengrove region, within the Last Stand Outpost, shown in the map below:

Percy Ellwood Location last stand outpost

Once you hit level 49, the prerequisite quest line will unlock. Find Percy in Edengrove to pick up the first quest in the questline, called “Gates of Edengrove”. You will need to complete a few quests before you can unlock the quest to get Life Breaker.

You must first complete this quest line from Percy before Anguine Anguish is unlocked and Life Breaker is available:

  • Gates of Edengrove
  • Good For What Ails You
  • A Pox on Thee
  • Strength of the Earth
  • Diseased Migration

Finally when you hand in Diseased Migration, you will unlock Anguine Anguish (Expedition). In this quest you must hunt down and defeat the Greenskeeper in the Garden of Genesis, located in Edengrove.

garden of genesis entrance

Yul’kithir

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 30 Strength

Perks on Yul’kithir in New World

  • Empty Gem Socket: An empty socket for a gem.
  • Sundering Shockwave: Shockwave applies Rend, reducing target’s damage absorption by 19% for 10 seconds.
  • Chain Void: Basic attack hits trigger a Void chain that bounces between close targets. (2s Cooldown)
  • Keenly Empowered: On Critical: gain 15% Empower 5s. (Cooldown 10s.)

Where To Get Yul’kithir in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Yul’kithir can be crafted by the Recipe: Yul’Kithir. The ingredients you will need to craft Yul’kithir will be:

As you can see in the ingredient list above, you will need the artifact Scaling Powder. You can get Scaling Powder from many different enemies in zone levels 58+ within New World

Dreamcrusher

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 126 Strike Damage
  • 126 Fire Damage
  • 20 Constitution
  • 10 Strength

Perks on Dreamcrusher in New World

  • Ignited IV: 50% of damage is converted to Fire. Damage scales off base weapon stat or INT, whichever is higher.
  • Refreshing: Reduces max cooldowns by 2.8%.
  • Mortal Refreshment: When you kill something reduce all cooldowns by -5%. (5s cooldown.)

Where To Get Dreamcrusher in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Dreamcrusher is very similar to the Axe of the Abomination and Bloodletter, in that it is a World Drop. It can be dropped by any of over 900 different enemies within New World. You can focus on zones in the level 59+ range to search for this weapon. There is no real strategy to increase your chances other than luck.

It can also be looted from Ancient Chests or Supply Crates. This article will show you where they all are.

If you want to see the full list of all enemies that can drop it, check out NWDB.info.

Earthbinder Ward

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 30 Constitution

Perks on Earthbinder Ward in New World

  • Taunting IV: Taunts are active. You generate +300% more threat.
  • Hated: You generate 14% more threat.
  • Keenly Fortified: On Critical: gain 10% Fortify for 3s. (Cooldown 10s.)
  • Keen: +11% critical chance.

Where To Get Earthbinder Ward in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Earthbinder Ward has a chance to be dropped by Fay the Last Protector. Fay is located in the Shattered Mountain, just east of the Mountainrise Outpost. Follow the map below to get there for your chance to get this weapon.

location of fay the last protector

End of Days

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 10 Constitution
  • 20 Strength

Perks on End of Days in New World

  • Empty Gem Socket: An empty socket for a gem.
  • Keenly Empowered: On Critical: gain 15% Empower 5s. (Cooldown 10s.)
  • Mortal Fortification: When you kill something gain 10% Fortify for 3s. (5s cooldown.)
  • Sundering Shockwave: Shockwave applies Rend, reducing target’s damage absorption by 19% for 10 seconds.

Where To Get End of Days in New World

The Legendary War Hammer End of Days has a chance to drop from the Spriggan, within the Spriggan Arena. This post on the official New World website explains more about what the Spriggan is, within one of the Arenas of the Ancient Guardians. If you are successful in the arena, you will be given a Dark Spriggan Cache, which has the chance to give you  Truestrike, among other legendary and non-legendary items.

First, someone must find the Spriggan Key off a random enemies throughout Aeternum before you can enter the arena.

Gaea’s Revenge

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 20 Strength
  • 10 Dexterity

Perks on Gaea’s Revenge in New World

  • Cruel IV: +12% damage against targets with an active Crowd Control status effect (Slow, Stun, Root.)
  • Mortal Lifesteal: When you kill something gain 4.8% health. (5s cooldown.)
  • Refreshing Move: Light and Heavy attacks reduce your active weapon cooldowns by 2.8%.
  • Luck: +2.8% chance at rare items from chests and monsters.

Where To Get Gaea’s Revenge in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Gaea’s Revenge has a chance to drop from Tadeas, a level 57 Angry Earth enemy. Tadeas is located in the west end of Edengrove. You can find the location in the map below:

tadaes new world location edengrove

Judgement of Malevolence

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 126 Strike Damage
  • 126 Fire Damage
  • 20 Strength
  • 10 Intelligence

Perks on Judgement of Malevolence in New World

  • Ignited IV: 50% of damage is converted to Fire. Damage scales off base weapon stat or INT, whichever is higher.
  • Keen: +11% critical chance.
  • Keenly Fortified: On Critical: gain 10% Fortify for 3s. (Cooldown 10s.)
  • Chain Fire: Basic attack hits trigger a Fire chain that bounces between close targets. (2s Cooldown)

Where To Get Judgement of Malevolence in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Judgement of Malevolence has a chance to drop of the Angry Earth enemy Malevolence, located in Edengrove. Follow the map below to the center of the Edengrove region:

malevolence location new world

Mirepaw’s Fist

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 30 Strength

Perks on Mirepaw’s Fist in New World

  • Opportunist IV: +20% damage against targets with less than 30% Health.
  • Vicious: +11% critical damage.
  • Keen: +11% critical chance.
  • Keenly Empowered: On Critical: gain 15% Empower 5s. (Cooldown 10s.)
mirepaw location reekwater

Where To Get Mirepaw’s Fist in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Mirepaw’s Fist has a chance to drop from the Angry Earth, level 62, Mirepaw. It may be legendary rarity as long as the player is level 58 or higher. Mirepaw can be found at the very northern tip of Reekwater. See the below map for his location.

where is mirepaw location new world reekwater

Obsidian Warhammer

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 30 Constitution

Perks on Obsidian Warhammer in New World

  • Empty Gem Socket: An empty socket for a gem.
  • Lifestealing: You gain 1.4% of your damage as health. Does not trigger off persistent damage or DoT effects.
  • Leeching Path Of Destiny: Heal for 28% of the damage dealt from Path Of Destiny.
  • Mortal Lifesteal: When you kill something gain 4.8% health. (5s cooldown.)

Where To Get Obsidian Warhammer in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Obsidian Warhammer has a chance to drop from the item “War Spoils“. This is a chest you will receive after participating in a PvP War for a territory. You will have to be one of the 50 players in the 50v50 battle for governance over a settlement for a chance at receiving one of these chests.

Residual Hate

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 30 Strength

Perks on Residual Hate in New World

  • Empty Gem Socket: An empty socket for a gem.
  • Corrupted Bane: +19% Damage to Corrupted.
  • Chain Lightning: Basic attack hits trigger a Lightning chain that bounces between close targets. (2s Cooldown)
  • Mortal Lifesteal: When you kill something gain 4.8% health. (5s cooldown.)

Where To Get Residual Hate in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Residual Hate is very similar to the Axe of the Abomination and Bloodletter, in that it is a World Drop. It can be dropped by any of over 900 different enemies within New World. You can focus on zones in the level 59+ range to search for this weapon. There is no real strategy to increase your chances other than luck.

It can also be looted from Ancient Chests or Supply Crates. This article will show you where they all are.

If you want to see the full list of all enemies that can drop it, check out NWDB.info.

Sarcosanct

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 30 Strength

Sarcosanct Perks

  • Empty Gem Socket: An empty socket for a gem.
  • Enchanted: Light and Heavy attacks deal 9.5% more damage.
  • Lifestealing: You gain 1.4% of your damage as health. Does not trigger off persistent damage or DoT effects.
  • Chain Ice: Basic attack hits trigger a Ice chain that bounces between close targets. (2s Cooldown)

Where To Get Sarcosanct in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Sarcosanct has a chance to drop from the item “Outpost Rush Cache“. This is a chest you will receive after winning in a PvP battle in Outpost Rush. After an Outpost Rush victory, you will have a chance at receiving this item from the cache you receive.

Stonerend

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 126 Strike Damage
  • 126 Corruption Damage
  • 10 Constitution
  • 20 Strength

Perks on Stonerend in New World

  • Abyssal IV: 50% of damage is converted to Void. Damage scales off base weapon stat or INT, whichever is higher.
  • Keenly Fortified: On Critical: gain 10% Fortify for 3s. (Cooldown 10s.)
  • Repulsing Clear Out: Clear Out now knocks targets back an additional 141%.
  • Refreshing: Reduces max cooldowns by 2.8%.

Where To Get Stonerend in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Stonerend is crafted from the Recipe: Stonerend. This recipe requires Weaponsmithing Skill 186 or higher, and a tier 5 forge. Here are the ingredients to craft Stonerend:

  • 20x Asmodeum
  • 15x Runic Leather
  • 5x Glittering Ebony
  • 1x Empowered Counterbalance
  • 4x Cinnabar
  • 2x Smolderhide

In order to even obtain the recipe for Stonerend, you must first find the Schematic: Stonerend. This schematic has a chance to drop from supply crates and ancient chests, as long as the player is in a point of interest area that is level 58 or above. For all of the supply crate and ancient chest locations, follow the link.

Volcano Smasher

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 30 Strength

Perks on Volcano Smasher in New World

  • Retaliate IV: +15% damage after receiving 3 hits.
  • Mortal Lifesteal: When you kill something gain 4.8% health. (5s cooldown.)
  • Lifestealing: You gain 1.4% of your damage as health. Does not trigger off persistent damage or DoT effects.
  • Mortal Energy: When you kill something gain 14 Stamina. (5s cooldown.)

Where To Get Volcano Smasher in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Volcano Smasher has a chance to drop from the Leviathan of the Deep, a Corrupted level 66 elite boss on the western edge of Shattered Mountain. It will only be applicable if you are level 59 or above. See the map for the Leviathan of the Deep’s location, this is where to get the Volcano Smasher in New World.

leviathan of the deep new world location

Woodswarden

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 30 Strength

Perks on Woodswarden in New World

  • Cruel IV: +12% damage against targets with an active Crowd Control status effect (Slow, Stun, Root.)
  • Keenly Fortified: On Critical: gain 10% Fortify for 3s. (Cooldown 10s.)
  • Keen: +11% critical chance.
  • Vicious: +11% critical damage.

How To Get Woodswarden in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Woodswarden has a chance to drop off The Blighted Greenskeeper within the Expedition Garden of Genesis. You will have to venture into the Garden of Genesis with a group. You will find the entrance to the expedition in Edengrove.

The map below shows where the entrance to the Garden of Genesis appears on the Edengrove map.

Fury

  • At 600 Gear Score
  • 84 Damage
  • 2.0% Critical Hit Chance
  • 1.2 Critical Damage Multiplier
  • 66.0 Block Stamina Damage
  • 66.0 Stagger Damage
  • 25% Block Stability
  • 252 Strike Damage
  • 30 Strength

Perks on Fury in New World

  • Retaliate IV: +15% damage after receiving 3 hits.
  • Keen: +11% critical chance.
  • Vicious: +11% critical damage.
  • Keenly Empowered: On Critical: gain 15% Empower 5s. (Cooldown 10s.)

How To Get Fury in New World

The Legendary War Hammer Fury has a chance to drop from Chardis, a boss from the Lazarus Instrumentality Expedition.

You can find the entrance to this expedition in Reekwater, at the location down in the map below.

chardis new world lazarus location

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