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I want to know pros and cons of dual wielding; both for spells and weapons. Please use specific examples.

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

For weapons:

  • can get up to 4 weapon effects onto a pair of weapons.
  • More DPS as you attack faster with duel wielding perks


  • can't block
  • can't bash (shields/two handed weapons lets you bash)
  • need to find two good weapons instead of one

For dual casting spells, you'll want to look here.

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