Note that all of Axl's weapons can rapid-fire and be aimed in any of eight directions; however, he can't move while firing. None of his weapons use any weapon energy, only his transformations do.
Axl's default weapon, which is available from the start of the game. Every eighth shot or so is a Guard Break.
Press the Special Weapon button while Axl Bullet is equipped to fire the Copy Shot. Destroy a copyable enemy with it and he'll leave behind a DNA Core. Grab the DNA Core to enable the A-Trans weapon.
Enabled when you pick up a DNA Core from a defeated enemy. With this equipped, press the Fire button to transform into the enemy you got the Core from. Press the Character Change button to change back. Axl burns weapon energy while transformed.
- Obtained from: Optic Sunflower
This has a very high rapid-fire rate and resembles a laser when fired continuously in one direction.
- Obtained from: Gravity Antonion
This has a low firing rate, but its bullets are very powerful and can pass through walls and enemies.
- Obtained from: Dark Mantis
Its shots home in on enemies.
- Obtained from: Gigavolt Man-O-War
This projects an electrical field in front of it. It has a short range, but a wide angle, and it's a Guard Break.
- Obtained from: Burn Rooster
It's a flamethrower. 'Nuff said.
- Obtained from: Avalanche Yeti
Shoots ice bullets that can freeze enemies.
- Obtained from: Earthrock Trilobyte
Its shots bounce off walls, floors, and ceilings.
- Obtained from: Bamboo Pandamonium
This fires time-delayed grenades which explode on contact with an enemy, or after a couple of seconds. The explosions are Guard Breaks.