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Dual-wield and Sole-wield

Postby MrT2G » Thu Jun 12, 2014 8:38 pm

Is it possible to learn either of these skills simply by using a weapon in only one hand or both?
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Re: Dual-wield and Sole-wield

Postby Hazgarn » Thu Jun 12, 2014 8:50 pm

I believe so.

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RiderOnTheStorm wrote:Can you learn skills like Long-Blade and Dual Wield on grid without learning the pre-req first?


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Re: Dual-wield and Sole-wield

Postby toofast » Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:57 pm

You can raise sole-wield by using a weapon in just one hand.
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Re: Dual-wield and Sole-wield

Postby RiderOnTheStorm » Sat Jun 14, 2014 4:45 pm

What do these actually /do/?

Weapon skill is hitting, I imagine.

Deflect is dodging.

What does sole/dual do mechanically? A factor in both hitting/dodging?
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Re: Dual-wield and Sole-wield

Postby WorkerDrone » Sat Jun 14, 2014 4:48 pm

I'm not sure if this is a main factor in the use of Sole and Dual-wield in itself, but a person who has knowledge, higher knowledge than others, of both skills will fight much, much more efficiently than those with only knowledge of one.

So someone fighting with a sword and shield or two swords (dual-wield) with talented Sole-wield in addition to their Adroit Dual-wield against someone with familiar sole-wield wielding one sword, in a single hand or gripped in both, will fight more effectively against that person, not just because of their higher main style, but even moreso because they know that person's -own- style better.

In addition, a person with that familiar Sole-wield but Master Dual-wield fighting that same person with a single weapon might fare much better.
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