The cooking of the meat can be slightly beneficial because you'll doing nothing but cooking and waiting for traps. There is the option to alch also. It's your personal preference as to which method you'd use however, if you choose to cook, then the Dwarven Army Axe can come in handy.
I'm not sure what argument you're trying to convey using your comments on pitfall hunting. There are plenty of choices when it comes to learning to be a Hunter, and pitfall hunting is just one of those choices. It'd be very naive to believe that no one any time uses pitfall hunting.
I just wanted to give an illustration of how you could use Dwarven Army Axe could be utilized. Do you have any sort of vendetta against the use of it as a Hunter? There are alternatives to training that might be more efficient, but using the Dwarven Army Axe could be a great help.
I brought the axe along with me today to miscellania in order to cut down some trees, the next thing I did was use it to make tele tabs and get myself some unusual rocks. It is useful for whatever you want to use it for. Runescape is one of the games, and is meant to be fun. Who can you judge if the method people use to send their time is pointless?
Seconded, I utilized it this morning for my odd rocks, I used it to runecraft, woodcutting, firemaking, also mining the rocks (then I realised it was just steel: ), on top of using it to make Miscellania. At final, it's a great item that can be used by many people in many reasons you just have to accept the fact that it's not your taste. saying it's useless is not only foolish and unfounded, but saying that it's only used by those "trying to stand out" is just ignorant to top that off.
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