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Question - Two Hander vs Dual Wield (1 Viewer)

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Hello, is a good two hander better dps than two good weapons dual wielded ? (i suppose so because of the option bandoswap in the BL CWTN plugin, but wanted to be sure).
 

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** it depends.

For rangers, 2-hander is always ideal, unless you have pureshot disc running … then bow.

For beastlords, most use dual wield, unless you have specific discs/abilities running (I believe it’s vindication and other abilities that boost HHE, but defer to ppl who actually play the class … I’m only tangentially familiar because of raiding and CWTN’s plug-in).

For warriors, the highest dps warrior in my guild uses dual wield exclusively. He doesn’t bother with 2-handlers.
 
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Ok, so it's not so obvious. I was asking because since i've got a pretty good two hander for my BST, and put bandoswap on, he's almost always using this weapon. I have an ice encrusted one hander hence my wondering...
 

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Hello, is a good two hander better dps than two good weapons dual wielded ? (i suppose so because of the option bandoswap in the BL CWTN plugin, but wanted to be sure).
beast lords you want both sets a 2h set for burning and a 1h/h2h set for outside vindication/burning/dfury
 

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Ok, so it's not so obvious. I was asking because since i've got a pretty good two hander for my BST, and put bandoswap on, he's almost always using this weapon. I have an ice encrusted one hander hence my wondering...
don't use ice encrusted. the cov t3 is better
 
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For bsts, a really good 2hnd will out parse ok dw Mmk/bst weaps. The exception is if it’s really good 2hnd vs really good dw setup then the 2hnd for vindication burn and the dw all other times Iirc but can double check with bst friend who guides me on that not changing with TOL
 
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Just so we are clear , assuming that the Two handed weapon is the same quality as the Dual wielded weapons, meaning ( same level weapons from same expansion)

The Two handed weapon wins on DPS every time.
 

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Is is not the case for the 2H blunt, but i've never check for the 1h blunt, thanks .
Can you help me understand, because i don't believe you are correct.

Ratio is better, base dmg, dmg bonus - all better.
hps, ac, mana, end, better
atk slightly less
hdex slightly less
has an additional proc on spell cast
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Can you help me understand, because i don't believe you are correct.

Ratio is better, base dmg, dmg bonus - all better.
hps, ac, mana, end, better
atk slightly less
hdex slightly less
has an additional proc on spell cast
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My bad, i was thinking ToV not CoV. Plus i was thinking of my Berz 2H. All wrong !
I still don't have CoV weapons, just starting to get the armor for my tank.
 
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My team CoV :
BST: primary 1HB sec HTH swaping to 2hb when using aa/discpl
SK (tank): 1HS with named or more than 2 mobs and 2HS with more than 2 mobs except named
 
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I do massive dps on my warrior with A 2 hander
Well I do massive dps on my beastlord with a two handed. But I have bandoswap setup as well because people told me I need it.

all the monks and beastlord in my guild use 2 handlers. And they parse very well and are usually right behind the zerker and rogues.
 

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@Hulkman generally, if you have weapons from the same set (like t1 CoV etc) you will get a roughly 10% bump in sustained with DW. The reason is because DW procs the gelid rendering aa. But, as others have said, for burns you want 2H
 
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doing Zland (raid) last monday, mq2bst had 2 bst top 5 dmg (substained 1.3m and 1.4m).. not sure if the game itself is working right, or the plugin was having a good day, but using bandoswap with mnk/bst 2hd, those fellas wrecked :hfive:
 
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I understand your points.

But :
Do not forget to factor in the Damage Bonus factor of the weapon. This makes a huge difference when determining how much you hit for in battle. Also in general , the Two handed weapons have way more Proc damage than one handed weapons
 

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I don't even have a 2Hander for my tank, i'm using 1HBlunt pal/shd. Maybe i'm wrong...
Depends on how you’re geared and how close to the wild side you want to live. I only equip sword/board on my SK in the group game if I’m pulling a train of 6+ cov mobs. 5 or less and I just hit my epic and yolo through it.
 

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