Talk:Off hand

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Is it off hand or off-hand? Or is it depending on the context? Because we're currently using both atm. Also, if it does end up being off-hand, do we change it to main-hand to suit? wow check out my gramdar...(Xu Davella 04:56, 6 March 2011 (UTC))

As I said before; an "off-hand weapon" goes/is equipped in the "off hand". I rectified a million times but people keep changing it back to fail-spelling. - Infinite - talk 04:58, 6 March 2011 (UTC)
Phew. Yeah I remember the discussion but can't remember where it was, or how it progressed. But that sounds good. Phrase off-hand and location off hand. (Xu Davella 05:02, 6 March 2011 (UTC))
Basically, if you're talking about the weapon/object. It's "off-hand" to appoint that it is being equipped in the "off hand". "Off hand" refers to the non-dominant hand; in GW2, this is the left hand. So "off hand" is the hand and "off-hand" the weapon type. This also applies to main-hand weapons (they go in the main hand). Obviously two-handed weapons are equipped in both hands, not two hands. - Infinite - talk 05:09, 6 March 2011 (UTC)
The official site calls it "Off Hand" all the time.--Lon-ami 20:59, 7 July 2012 (UTC)

Off-hand wielding trait[edit]

Some professions are granted access to dual wielding traits that allow them to wield main-hand weapons in this slot.

— from the article

Is this information still up to date? Alfa-R User Alfa-R sig.png 13:46, 28 January 2012 (UTC)

To be honest, I have always questioned the validity of that edit. I am pretty sure that there's currently no traits involved in "unlocking" main-hand weapon wielding in the off hand. - Infinite - talk 14:49, 28 January 2012 (UTC)
EDIT: Added {{citation needed}} in the hope to clarify this. - Infinite - talk 14:57, 28 January 2012 (UTC)