Best 2 Handed Weapons

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Agent
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Well, I recentally decided for my E3 party's main character to use two handed weapons instead of his Magic Greatsword. I'm currentally using two Magic Waveblades, but I'm often not doing much or any damage at all. Are there better weapons to use?

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Pump a few points into assassination and you should be doing enough damage...

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Alien Blade and Flaming Broadsword? It's generally a matter of personal preference. Are you ambidextrous? If not, you're losing a lot of damage. Also, try blessing yourself before hitting anyone and watch the damage rise.

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I tend to use Slith characters (pole weapon bonus) with Steel Halberds. You can get them augmented to add flame damage etc, and they do a fantastic job.

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Personally, I like flaming steel waveblades, but those are expensive. Mithral broadswords also seem to be popular, although I've never used them much.

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quote:
Originally written by Drakefyre:

Alien Blade and Flaming Broadsword? It's generally a matter of personal preference. Are you ambidextrous? If not, you're losing a lot of damage.
Uh, Ambidextrous doesn't affect damage, only accuracy. There's no damage penalty for dual-wielding.

Anyway, everything else that's been said is pretty much accurate. To get the most out of dual-wielding, you need very high Strength (20, preferably), and you need to be blessed.

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if you use two weapons, with assassination, poisoned weapons and flamming enchantment on your weapons then technically you're hitting 6 times in a row. Add an avatar spell to that and you've got yourself an unstopable force that can hit 18-24 times a round, is blessed and completely invincible to damage of any kinds, including magic damage for a much longer duration than physical immunities (all granted by avatar) note however that such endevours are best left to single character parties, hehe, unless you have a lot of time on your hands.

Or you could just use the editor, of course.

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Imho i think that if you have assassination then the Alien Blade and a Steel Wave Blade (F!) is the best you can have. Without assassination, two Steel Wave Blade (F!)s, which is what my mages had at the end of the game, expensive though. My fighters had two Alien Blades, a Mithral Broadsword and 3 Steel Flaming Waveblade (F!)s between them.

Edit: Opps :(

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quote:
Originally written by edzgo:

assanation
This mis-spelling makes this word sound much worse than it is. :P

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You can't spell "assassination" without "ass" and "sin".

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Asasanashun.

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quote:
Originally written by Thuryl:

quote:
Originally written by Drakefyre:

Alien Blade and Flaming Broadsword? It's generally a matter of personal preference. Are you ambidextrous? If not, you're losing a lot of damage.
Uh, Ambidextrous doesn't affect damage, only accuracy. There's no damage penalty for dual-wielding.

Anyway, everything else that's been said is pretty much accurate. To get the most out of dual-wielding, you need very high Strength (20, preferably), and you need to be blessed.

You lose damage when you don't land a blow, burly Thurly.

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It's pretty easy to get your fighters' weapon skills high enough that you never miss, even with the penalty.

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