Which does more damage: 2-Hand or Dual Wield?

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4 years ago#1
I need to know this before I start playing, I don't want to put points into one if it turns out the other is better late-game. Anyone know or have any good guesses?
4 years ago#2
something to add to this, can 2 handers block?
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4 years ago#3
It would depend on the weapons you're using I guess.
I did hear someone say that Dual Wielding with 1handed max is really OP'd though...
4 years ago#4
probably dual wield. its pure offense while 2H provides the ability to block as well. damage isnt everything though. take a look at the perks and see what interests you. dual wielding is pure offense. you have no way to stop incoming damage
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4 years ago#5
2 Handers can block.

For pure DPS, dual-wielding with the right perks and equipment most likely does the most damage.
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4 years ago#6
Dual wield = 200% damage, 0% block.
Two-handed = 150% damage, 50% block.
Sword 'n' Board = 100% damage, 100% block.
4 years ago#7
Dual Wielding = Attack
2 handed = Blend between attack and defense
Shield and Sword = Defensive
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4 years ago#8
aight cool, 2 handers Ftw using well timed mighty blows to smite your enemys... lol

god dammit skyrim is really bringing out the inner nerd in me.... FFFFUUUUU
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4 years ago#9
If both weapons are enchanted with per hit magic, dual weapons should do more damage than a two-handed weapon.
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4 years ago#10
The greatsword(2H) executions are awesome looking too. I love the one where you just impale your enemy on your sword, lifting them off the ground.
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