Dual Wielding

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Dual Wielding

Warrior icon small.png Arms (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
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Dual Wielding

Attack speed is increased when wielding a main-hand weapon in your offhand.

Radius.png Increased Attack Speed: 20%

— In-game description


  • Unlike its predecessor, Dual Wield Agility, Dual Wielding affects both the activation time and the aftercast, resulting in an overall 20% increase to attack speed.
  • The bonus from this trait does not stack with Quickness or Berserk.
  • The increase in attack speed affects the cast time of all weapon skills, utility skills, and gathering.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Increased attack speed bonus from 15% to 20%.
  • Updated description for clarity.
    • This trait gives an attack speed bonus when a main-hand weapon is wielded in the off-hand slot.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Grandmaster tier.
  • Removed damage bonus.
  • Added: Increases attack speed by 15% while wielding a sword, axe, or mace in your off-hand weapon.
June 25, 2013
  • This trait has been moved to the Adept tier.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Dual Wielding has been added to the game.