Dawn's Edge is a one-handed axe that is crafted by highly skilled Blacksmiths. The decent damage and critical strike bonus make this ax useful to shamans, hunters, and warriors alike.
Dawn's Edge is crafted by Blacksmiths with a skill level of 275.
The quest for these plans was formerly a prerequisite for becoming an Axesmith. Now any blacksmith can acquire and complete the quest for the plan.
See the section about Becoming a Weaponsmith for more details.