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These are Sekhem Weapons made of Xnobius, one of the Five Hidden Elements.
The hidden elements are complex and have many different relations with one another and with common elements, being sometimes attributed to potentials and temperaments. They are as well ever-present, yet left unchanged on their own (they have no ordinary unit such as atoms, or previsible states like liquid or solid). So, making them manifest is something quite hard, and having these weapons crafted is an extraordinary achievement.
The possibility that the Telchine and Ahuitzotl species (related between them) had on creating weapons out of the hidden elements (and which self-generate them, as well) were understood in two manners:
Xiuhcoatl (literally fire snake in nahuatl) and Sekhem (something like "power" in ancient egyptian). Both needs to imbue a living organism, a pocket neural system full of memory and creative potential, be it dormant or not. The difference between the two resides primarily on the specifications of these serpentine composites. The Xiuhcoatl weapons make usage of the Cuetzpalin species' Tonalcoatl; the Sekhem makes usage of the Kratozoa, present in few Tritons and Drakainas. 
From many points in history, the selected weapons received more than one Kratozoa to be imbued, and amplified the power and possibilities of use of the weapons. While originally the sekhem were able to be used by few select species or individuals, the complex sekhem (Caduceus) could be used effecively broadly, and could be hidden from ordinary perception with certain ease. There was just a recorded case of a Sekhem with three Kratozoa, which, to become a Trident on its own, needed the intervention of fusing two previous sekhem weapons into one.
Here are the Sekhem, Caduceus and Trident (if ever formed) plus the original weapon shape (un-related to the hidden elements) of each weapon of this given element:

Fire Flare Axe
(Tredian – inherited from Abaris by the Nakh people of the Caucasus sometime in the 20th century a.X)
Original Shape: Minoan design, probably by a High Priestess
Component Kratozoa: Triton Bellerophon
Some known users: Svarog, Gengis Khan, Lumidraconis the Templar, Dazbog
Approximate Measurements: 28 cm height; 38,5 cm width (original shape)
                                            38,5 cm height; 49 cm width  (Sekhem)
Metal Coal Hammer
(Tredian – inherited from Abaris by Nubian people sometime in the 26th century a.X)
Original Shape: Hesperian design, by Hesperides (nymphs / elves), as the Herakles' Club
Component Kratozoa: Triton Jason
Some known users: Herakles, Nubian warriors, Yoruba warriors, Miredrinn the Minotaur
Alternative names: Fragment of the Herakles' Club
Approximate Measurements: 187 cm height; 49 cm width (full original shape)
                                            49 cm height; 77 cm width  (Sekhem)
Xnobius is known as the Igniter. 
Has properties on energy streams, close circuits and temperature control, even though always preserving heat as generating constant energy. It can use heat and aridity as means to move up particles between a Xnobius fragment to another. Through any sort of ordinary energy (electrical or nuclear), it can create a simple system of self-generating energy, yet it has an expansive nature and likely will consume other elements while doing so. It has relations to the Fire Ushabti, strange microorganisms which are capable of manifesting fire and of splitting and spawning in fraction of seconds as long as they keep their heat intact. The Xnobius are the main source of survival for the parasitic Ushabti, which are used originally by the Akh (humanoid, carnivorous-like) species as means of letting them without fatigue and surpassing physical limitations, perfecting exhaustless works. Other species have developed the same relations as the Akhs in order to survive in scarce areas, but soon all suffers mutations and enters in great need of Xnobius and warm areas if they are to survive. Industrial Civilizations for example are the perfect spot for a Xnobius "greenhouse", as well as for a Fire Ushabti "farm".

These weapons were crafted in different times and places, yet the main events when they were imbued with the living and dormant potentials of the Kratozoa involved direct participation of the aforementioned Telchine and/or Ahuitzotl Dark Sorcerers. At a point in the colonization of Tredius, the Telchines used them to control an almost indestructible army of automated fossils, by using weapons of all the hidden elements and through them, controlling and changing nature. That disrupted the ecosystem and would've caused a mass extinction, if there wasn't intervention from the gods. Victors, however, it wasn't the gods who would claim the weapons, but a fellow hermit and former Apkallu, Abaris the Hyperborean. He believed the great power of these weapons could be the key for the people of Tredius into acquiring autonomy and knowledge over the intricate relations of nature and that could lead to a colonization of the world without collateral damage. Then he split the weapons he possessed during different times to different native cultures in various spots of the planet. Some never made it to the planet, or did so sporadically. The weapons were able to virtually "root" on the planet, acting like spots of hidden elements and reciprocally influencing the nature it surrounds

The weapons, however, act like the Pelasgean Relics on which they were inspired, and have a certain magnetism. But only bearers and masters of these weapons may feel the other weapons and their effects on nature. And from a long time, few were able to even reach these relics. As industrial civilization progresses, the perception of the weapons and of the authors of the unbalance of environment has been shrouded. They also were disguised with titles based on the ordinary 10 elements-potentials.

There's a reason why Xnobius' Sekhem weapons of Tredius were never developed into a Caduceus. It requires quite great amounts of energy and it is of great danger to evolve it beyond a Sekhem, for even young Kratozoa (such as Bellerophon) when imbued with Xnobius becomes much of a powerhouse. Being weapons of changing nature, they also can provoke mass destruction.

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