Earlier today, we reported details on Monster Hunter 4’s second new weapon—the Charge Axe. The Charge Axe lets you switch between Sword and Axe modes. Take a look at the weapon below:
In Axe mode, the Charge Axe has better reach and attack power, and a charge attack. Meanwhile, in Sword mode, the weapon gives you both a sword and a shield. Here’s a look at the Charge Axe in Sword mode.
And here are a group of screenshots that show the weapon changing forms (click on them to enlarge the image).