Dual Wield

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the thief skill type. For the ability to wield the same weapon in both hands, see Weapon. For the Weaver's mechanic, see Dual Attack.

Dual Wield is a skill type exclusive to the thief profession. They are weapon skills that are determined by the combination of main hand and off hand weapons that are currently equipped. The damage is determined by the main hand weapon only. They are located in the third slot of the skill bar.

List of dual wield skills[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Initiative.png Description


Death Blossom.png
 Death Blossom
(with offhand Dagger)
0.5½ 4 Dual Wield. Do an evasive attack over your opponent, striking nearby enemies three times. Each hit causes bleeding.
Shadow Shot.png
 Shadow Shot
(with offhand Pistol)
4 Dual Wield. Fire an unblockable shot at your foe, which blinds them, and then shadowstep to them for a dagger strike.


Shadow Strike.png
 Shadow Strike
(with offhand Dagger)
4 Dual Wield. Stab your foe, then shadowstep away and shoot them. Unlock Repeater for a short time.
(with offhand Pistol)
10.5½ 5 Dual Wield. Blast your foe repeatedly with both pistols. Gain initiative if all attacks hit.


Flanking Strike.png
 Flanking Strike
(with offhand Dagger)
0.5½ 4 Dual Wield. Evade and stab your foe.
3 Chain
Larcenous Strike.png
 Larcenous Strike
(with offhand Dagger)
0.5½ 2 Dual Wield. Stab your foe and steal boons from them. Deals increased damage if it hits a foe with no boons.
Pistol Whip.png
 Pistol Whip
(with offhand Pistol)
0.75¾ 5 Dual Wield. Pistol-whip your foe, stunning them, then slash repeatedly with your sword.

Related traits[edit]

Deadly Arts Deadly Arts[edit]