Dual Strike

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Dual Strike

Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
Off hand axe
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
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0.5½ Activation time  
12 Recharge time
15 Recharge time
Dual Strike

Strike your foe with both weapons. Gain quickness for each strike that hits.

 Damage.png Damage (2x): 862 (2.35)?
 Damage.png Damage (2x): 734 (2.0)?
 Quickness.png Quickness (2s): Skills and actions are faster.
 Quickness.png Quickness (0.5½s): Skills and actions are faster.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 130

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Strength Strength

Tactics Tactics

Discipline Discipline


  • Dual Strike hits twice no matter if a weapon is in the main-hand or not.
  • This skill gives one stack of quickness per strike that hits, no matter how many targets are cleaved, for up to 4 seconds in PvE (up to 1 second in WvW and PvP) of quickness without boon duration.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • Increased quickness duration per hit from 1.5 seconds to 2 seconds in PvE only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per strike from 1.175 to 1.0. Reduced quickness per strike from 1.5 seconds to 0.5 seconds. Increased cooldown from 12 seconds to 15 seconds.
May 16, 2017
  • No longer gives fury. Now gives quickness for 1.5 seconds per strike that hits.
October 18, 2016
  • Increased damage by 34%.
July 26, 2016
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by 10%.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill's damage has been increased by 33%.
June 25, 2013
  • Reduced the aftercast from .5 seconds to .25 seconds.
  • Increased the fury duration per hit from 2 seconds to 3 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Dual Strike has been added to the game.