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This is a guide to the best builds and equipment for Dual Blades in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) for the Nintendo Switch. Learn about the best Dual Blades, and the best Skills and Armor pieces to use with the Dual Blades for Low Rank, High Rank, and endgame.

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High Rank Build: Post-Game (Village Quest 7★ Cleared)

Best Dual Blades

Name Req. Materials
Night Wings Narga Medulla x1
Rakna-Kadaki Sharpclaw x3
Nargacuga+ Material x15 pts
Sinister Famineblades Magnamalo Scale+ x2
Magnamalo Shell+ x2
Magnamalo Blade+ x4
Purple Magna Orb x1
Ro Waga Butterfly Beetle x5
Rakna-Kadaki Carapace x4
Ibushi Bluespike x2
Gnashing Flammenschild Rakna-Kadaki Glowgut x1
Anjanath Gem x1
Anjanath+ Material x15 pts
Gelid Soul Novacrystal x3
Freezer Sac x2
Block of Ice+ x1
Mud Twister Elder Dragon Bone x3
Golden Almudron Orb x1
Almudron+ Material x10 pts
Despot's Blitz Elder Dragon Blood x2
Narwa Horn+ x2
Zinogre Jasper x1
Zinogre+ Material x10 pts

Best Post Game Dual Blades Stats

Raw Dual Blades

Night Wings
 Night Wings Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
6 190 40 - -
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ②ーー
 Night Wings Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost III
Affinity Boost II
Master Rider

The Night Wings Dual Blades takes our generally best raw dual blade builds. While there are more other options like the Tigrex Rex Slicers that can be build with some affinity to offset its negative affinity or the Raging Claws that grants 100% chance to critically strike when in Demon Mode, Night Wing is the more accessible and easier Dual Blades to build around with.

Blast Dual Blades

Sinister Famineblades
 Sinister Famineblades Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
6 200 0 Blast 20
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ②①ー
 Sinister Famineblades Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost III
Blast Boost II (Best Choice)
Magnamalo Soul

For our blast build, the Sinister Famineblades is the best Dual Blade choice due to the fact that there aren't any other choices to begin with. For Rampage Skills, Blast Boost is the way to go as our build doesn't make use of the Hellfire Cloak skill from the Magnamalo armor set.

Dragon Dual Blades

Ro Waga
 Ro Waga Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
6 190 0 Dragon 18
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ①ーー
 Ro Waga Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost III
Dragon Boost III
Dragon Exploit

On paper, Fortis Gran might seem like a superior dragon weapon but Ro Waga's rampage skill choices and extra slot makes it a way better dragon elemental DB than Fortis Gran. For Rampage skills, Dragon Exploit or Dragon Boost would both work and for slots, slotting in one more Dragon Jewel is the best choice.

Fire Dual Blades

Gnashing Flammenschild
 Gnashing Flammenschild Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
6 230 -15 Fire 18
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ②①ー
 Gnashing Flammenschild Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Affinity Boost II
Fire Boost III
Brutal Strike

For Gnashing Flammenschild, make sure to take the Affinity Boost II to reduce the negative affinity of the weapon. For decorations, 1 Blaze Jewel and 1 Expert Jewel would suffice.

Ice Dual Blades

Gelid Soul
 Gelid Soul Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
6 220 0 Ice 25
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ③ーー
 Gelid Soul Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Defense Boost II
Ice Boost III
Dulling Strike

For Gelid Soul, Dulling Strike or Ice Boost III will work as a rampage skill. For Decoration, slotting an Expert Jewel 2 in its level 3 slot is highly recommended as there are no level 3 decorations that would suit this current build.

Water Dual Blades

Mud Twister
 Mud Twister Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
6 170 0 Water 29
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ②①ー
 Mud Twister Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost III
Water Boost II
Element Exploit

We opted for Mud Twister instead of Jyura Pulverizers because of the negative affinity that Jyura Pulverizer has and the Mud Twister's high water element. For slots, it works best with 1 Expert Jewel 2 and one Stream Jewel and for Rampage skills, Element Exploit is the way to go.

Thunder Dual Blades

Despot's Blitz
 Despot
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
6 200 0 Thunder 25
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ②ーー
 Despot
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost II
Thunder Boost II
Anti-Aquatic Species

Despot's Blitz is hands down, the best thunder dual blades at the end game. Thunder Boost II is its best Rampage skill and for slots, adding an Expert Jewel 2 will ramp up your damage.

Best Armor

Post Game Dual Blade Raw Damage Build

Piece Armor Base Defense Skills
Head Head Death Stench Brain S 52
Torso Torso Zinogre Mail S 62
Latent Power
Lv. 1
Arms Arms Rathalos Braces S 62
Attack Boost
Lv. 2
Waist Waist Rathalos Coil S 62
Attack Boost
Lv. 2
Windproof
Lv. 1
Legs Legs Golden Hakama 70
Latent Power
Lv. 1
Talisman Weakness Exploit Lv. 2
At least level 2, a tough talisman to aim for but with it, you'll hit for 90% Affinity when attacking weakspots.
Decorations Brace Jewel 1 x 1
Attack Jewel 2 x 3
Grinder Jewel 1 x 2
Total Skills and Stats
Defense Skills
308 Attack Boost Lv. 7
Weakness Exploit Lv. 3
Critical Boost Lv. 2
Speed Sharpening Lv. 2
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Latent Power Lv. 1
Windproof Lv. 1
Flinch Free Lv. 1

A raw dual blade build featuring the Night Wing Dual Blades from the Nargacuga Tree. Despite having lower base damage than some Dual Blades, we chose the Night Wing due to its insane affinity rate of 40% as well as its white Sharpness. Due to its thin White Sharpness level, we focused our build on the Protective Polish and Speed Sharpening skills to always maintain the damage bonus obtained from it.

The build also features a level 7 attack boost, Lv. 3 Weakness Exploit, and Lv. 2 Critical Boosts for more damage.

Post Game Dual Blade Blast Build

Piece Armor Base Defense Skills
Head Head Nargacuga Helm S 60
Evade Window
Lv. 1
Torso Torso Jelly Vest S 62
Blast Attack
Lv. 2
Arms Arms Rakna Armguards 66
Constitution
Lv. 2
Waist Waist Almudron Coil S 64
Evade Window
Lv. 1
Legs Legs Jelly Boots S 62
Blast Attack
Lv. 1
Talisman Constitution 1
Decorations Brace Jewel x 1
Defense Jewel x 2
Evasion Jewel x 3
Sprinter Jewel x 2
Total Skills and Stats
Defense Skills
314 Evade Window Lv. 5
Blast Attack Lv. 3
Constitution Lv. 3
Defense Boost Lv. 2
Marathon Runner Lv. 2
Stamina Surge Lv. 1
Power Prolonger Lv. 1

A comfort build that makes use of several stamina skills and evasion skills to massively increase your mobility during fights. All your damage comes from the blast damage you get from Sinister Faminblades plus Blast Attack up and is a very safe build to play on higher ranked quests. Dodge all those attacks and keep on applying the blast ailment!

Post Game Elemental Dual Blade Build

Piece Armor Base Defense Skills
Head Head Zinogre Helm S 62
Latent Power
Lv. 1
Torso Torso Aelucanth Thorax S / Rhopessa Vertex S 62
Critical Eye
Lv. 2
Arms Arms Remobra Gloves S 52
Windproof
Lv. 1
Waist Waist Skalda Elytra S / Spio Elytra S 32
Legs Legs Kadachi Greaves S 58
Constitution
Lv. 1
Critical Eye
Lv. 2
Talisman Critical Eye 1
Decorations (Blaze, Stream, Shock, Frost, Dragon) Jewel x3
Critical Element Jewel x 1
Expert Jewel 2 x 1
Total Skills and Stats
Defense Skills
272 Critical Eye Lv. 6/7
Weakness Exploit Lv. 3
Critical Element Lv. 3
Windproof Lv. 1
Dragon Attack Lv. 1
Constitution Lv. 1
Flinch Free Lv. 1

There's extremely minimal changes in our Endgame elemental build. We'll be swapping out the Aelucanth Helm for a Zinogre Helm. This is to get the last point of Weakness Exploit for 50% affinity against weak spots. We'll still have 3 Critical Element by slotting a critical element deco on the Remobra Gloves and with Latent Power and level 6/7 (depending on weapon) critical eye, we'll be able to reach 90/100% affinity which opens up new weapons for us with negative affinities.

High Rank Build: Endgame (Hub Quest 6★ to 7★)

Best Elemental Dual Blades

Name Req. Materials
Fortis Gran Guild Ticket x5
Wyvern Gem x2
Ore+ Material x14 pts
Nargacuga Pelt+ x2
Daybreak Daggers Bird Wyvern Gem x1
Firecell Stone x4
Aknosom+ Material x10 pts
Blizzarioths II Barioth Spike x4
Barioth Carapace x3
Barioth Pelt+ x2
Amber Fang+ x2
Morning Dawn II Mizutsune Plate x1
Mizutsune Scale+ x4
Mizutsune Claw+ x2
Bubblefoam+ x2
Kadachi Twinblades II Tobi-Kadachi Pelt+ x4
Tobi-Kadachi Scale+ x3
Tobi-Kadachi Electrode+ x3

With 6★ to 7★ quests, you'll finally be able to get some decent elemental damage. Below are the best elemental DBs you can use for the high rank stages of the Hub Quests. For the Dual Blades in this rank, we'll be prioritizing elemental dual blades with affinity stats in them as we only have 50% affinity when hitting enemy weakspots. Without using weapons with affinity, our DPS will greatly drop so we have to focus on being able to use Critical Element first rather than focusing on raw damage potential.

Best End Game Elemental Dual Blades

Dragon Dual Blades

Fortis Gran
 Fortis Gran Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
6 180 15 Dragon 24
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ーーー
 Fortis Gran Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost IV
Master Rider
Dragon Exploit

Fire Dual Blades

Daybreak Daggers
 Daybreak Daggers Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
5 190 0 Fire 25
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ②ーー
 Daybreak Daggers Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost II
Fire Boost II
Fireblight Exploit

Unfortunately, there are no flame elemental dual blades with decent affinity stats so we settled with Dayreak daggers with its high raw base damage and 25 fire elemental attack.

Ice Dual Blades

Blizzarioths II
 Blizzarioths II Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
5 160 20 Ice 18
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ①①ー
 Blizzarioths II Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost III
Affinity Boost II
Iceblight Exploit

Water Dual Blades

Morning Dawn II
 Morning Dawn II Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
5 170 10 Water 15
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ①ーー
 Morning Dawn II Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost II
Affinity Boost II
Water Boost II

Thunder Dual Blades

Kadachi Twinblades II
 Kadachi Twinblades II Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
5 180 10 Thunder 15
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ①①ー
 Kadachi Twinblades II Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost I
Affinity Boost II
Thunder Boost II

Best Armor

Piece Armor Base Defense Skills
Head Head Aelucanth Vertex S / Rhopessa Vertex S 62
Torso Torso Aelucanth Thorax S / Rhopessa Vertex S 62
Critical Eye
Lv. 2
Arms Arms Kamura Braces S 30
Critical Eye
Lv. 2
Heroics
Lv. 1
Waist Waist Skalda Elytra S / Spio Elytra S 32
Legs Legs Kadachi Greaves S 58
Constitution
Lv. 1
Critical Eye
Lv. 2
Talisman Weakness Exploit 1
Total Skills and Stats
Defense Skills
244 Critical Element Lv. 3
Critical Eye Lv.7
Weakness Exploit Lv. 2
Heroics Lv. 1 / Water Attack Lv. 1
Dragon Attack Lv. 1
Constitution Lv.1

Build Explanation

A glass build that focuses on maximizing Critical Eye to get max value from Critical Element 3. With this set, we get a 70% affinity when striking enemy weakspots which will also trigger the critical element bonus damage. Kamura Braces S can be swapped out with Alloy Braces S to get more defense stat and be able to replace Heroics with Water Attack 1.

For the skills, Heroics and Dragon Attack are just extras obtained from stray skills in some armour but from these skills, Constitution is the most useful one as it can save some stamina for some extra dodges during fights.

Alloy S Armor Set Skills and Forging Materials (High Rank)

High Rank Build: Late game (Hub Quest 4★ to 5★)

Best Weapons

Name Req. Materials
Stealth Dango II Exciteshroom x5
Coma Sac x2
Slagtoth Hide+ x2
Stealth Dango II
 Stealth Dango II Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
5 190 0 Sleep 5
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ②①①
 Stealth Dango II Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost III
Dulling Strike
Spiribird Doubled

Stealth Dango have a solid 190 raw damage build which is way superior than the other DBs you can craft at this point in the game. It also has a sleep attribute which works great together with the Blastslash dango to improve your Large Barrel Bombs to Mega Barrel Bombs for some burst damage.

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The best part of the Stealth Dango II Dual Blades is its ease of crafting which only requires a Slagtoth Hide+, a Coma Sac, and an Excite Shroom which are all really easy to get and it can be crafted as soon as you reach HR 4. remember to use Dulling Strike rampage skill too to maximize its green sharpness bonus damage.

Best Armor

Piece Armor Base Defense Skills
Head Head Izuchi Helm S 36
Critical Eye
Lv. 1
Torso Torso Izuchi Mail S 36
Critical Eye
Lv. 2
Arms Arms Izuchi Braces S 36
Constitution
Lv. 2
Waist Waist Izuchi Coil S 36
Critical Eye
Lv. 2
Legs Legs Ingot Greaves S 40
Attack Boost
Lv. 2
Critical Eye
Lv. 2
Total Skills and Stats
Defense Skills
180 Critical Eye Lv. 7
Recovery Speed Lv. 1
ConstitutionLv. 2
Attack Boost Lv. 2

This is a standard raw affinity build you'll be able to use up until the 5★ Hub quests. You'll be able to deal decent raw damage thanks to the Critical Eye 7 skill and your safety is increased thanks to the Constitution skills for cheaper dodges.

Low Rank Build: Mid game (Village Quest 4★ to 6★)

Best Dual Blades

Name Req. Materials
Sinister Blades I Magnamalo Blade x4
Magnamalo Shell x2
Magnamalo Scale x2
Magna Ghostprism x2
Hidden Gemini I Nargacuga Cutwing x4
Nargacuga Scale x2
Nargacuga Fang x2
Monster Bone+ x2

Sinister Blades I are All-Purpose Dual Blades

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Sinister Blades I Stats
Sinister Blades I
 Sinister Blades I Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
3 130 0 Blast 13
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ーーー
 Sinister Blades I Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost II
Blast Boost I
Magnamalo Soul

Sinister Blades I offers solid stats across the board. Its Blast element makes it an excellent weapon for most hunts in this stage of the game. Just don't use it against blast resistant monsters or your DPS will greatly dampen!

Hidden Gemini I Offers High Affinity!

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Hidden Gemini I Stats
Hidden Gemini I
 Hidden Gemini I Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
3 110 40 - -
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ーーー
 Hidden Gemini I Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost II
Affinity Boost I
Master Rider

Hidden Gemini I is an excellent weapon to craft if Affinity is your main priority! This particular pair of Dual Blades have an amazing 40% affinity rating.

Best Elemental Dual Blades

Below are the best elemental dual blades you can use for the Mid Game.

Name Req. Materials
Blazeblades II Flame Sac x2
Massive Bone x2
Rathalos Marrow x1
Mud Ripper I Dragonite Ore x3
Almudron Fin x2
Almudron Tail x1
Almudron Shell x3
Khezu Daggers II Dragonite Ore x3
Pale Bone x1
Khezu Material x8 pts
Snow Slicers II Lagombi Ear x2
Monster Bone+ x2
Lagombi Material x8 pts

Best Mid Game Elemental Dual Blades Stats:

Fire Element

Blazeblades II
 Blazeblades II Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
3 130 -10 Fire 23
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ーーー
 Blazeblades II Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost II
Affinity Boost I
Dulling Strike

Water Element

Mud Ripper I
 Mud Ripper I Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
3 130 0 Water 22
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ーーー
 Mud Ripper I Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost II
Water Boost I
Element Exploit

Thunder Element

Khezu Daggers II
 Khezu Daggers II Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
2 100 10 Thunder/Paralysis 24/10
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ーーー
 Khezu Daggers II Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost III
Thunder Boost II
Paralysis Boost I

Ice Element

Snow Slicers II
 Snow Slicers II Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
3 110 0 Ice 18
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ーーー
 Snow Slicers II Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost I
Ice Boost II
Small Monster Exploit

Best Armor

Evasive Set

This armor combination offers comfort and utility to its wearer. Evade Extender affects the distance covered of your dodges in Demon Mode, increasing its effectiveness during fights. Razor Sharp prevents sharpness loss when activated.

Piece Armor Base Defense Skills
Head Head Wroggi Helm 16
Torso Torso Almudron Mail 30
Razor Sharp
Lv. 1
Arms Arms Nargacuga Braces 26
Waist Waist Nargacuga Coil 26
Legs Legs Almudron Greaves 30
Razor Sharp
Lv. 1
Total Skills and Stats
Defense Skills
128 Evade Extender Lv. 3
Razor Sharp Lv. 2
Evade Window Lv. 1

Affinity with Latent Power Boost

This set is catered to those who prefer to go all out on damage. Latent Power reduces stamina depletion by 30% when activated and is a great solution to the Dual Blades' stamina-hungry playstyle. However, it's not a buff that is permanently active so always watch when Latent Power triggers to maximize the build's effect.

Piece Armor Base Defense Skills
Head Head Zinogre Helm 28
Critical Eye
Lv. 1
Latent Power
Lv. 1
Torso Torso Zinogre Mail 28
Critical Eye
Lv. 1
Latent Power
Lv. 1
Arms Arms Barioth Vambraces 20
Critical Eye
Lv. 1
Waist Waist Barioth Coil 20
Critical Eye
Lv. 2
Legs Legs Aelucanth Crura / Rhopessa Crura 24
Critical Eye
Lv. 2
Total Skills and Stats
Defense Skills
120 Critical Eye Lv. 7
Latent Power Lv. 2

Low Rank Build: Early game (Village Quest 1★ to 4★)

Best Dual Blades

Name Req. Materials
Kulu's Peck II Dragonite Ore x2
Kulu-Ya-Ku Plume x1
Khezu Daggers II Dragonite Ore x3
Pale Bone x1
Desperado II Rathian Spike x2
King's Beak x2

Kulu's Peck II

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Kulu's Peck II Stats
Kulu's Peck II
 Kulu
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
2 110 15 - -
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ーーー
 Kulu
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost II
Affinity Boost II
Spiribird Doubled

Kulu's Peck II offers great stats across the board and provides a 15% affinity boost to its wielder.

Khezu Daggers II

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Khezu Daggers II Stats
Khezu Daggers II
 Khezu Daggers II Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
2 100 10 Thunder/Paralysis 24/10
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ーーー
 Khezu Daggers II Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Attack Boost III
Thunder Boost II
Paralysis Boost I

Khezu Daggers II has great stats and offer two useful elements at this stage of the game on the same weapon.

Desperado II

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Desperado II Stats
Desperado II
 Desperado II Dual Blades Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
2 110 0 Poison 15
Defense Slots Sharpness
- ーーー
 Desperado II Dual Blades Sharpness
Rampage Skills
Affinity Boost II
Poison Boost I
Buddy Rally

Desperado II's base stats are basically identical to Kulu's Peck II — The only difference is that Desperado has Poison. Consider crafting this pair of Dual Blades if you prefer to inflict quick poison ailments to your targets.

Best Armor

Crits and Stamina

This armor combination offers a balance between affinity and utlity. Constitution reduces the stamina depletion of actions with fixed stamina costs (such as Evading and Blocking) by 20% at level two.

Piece Armor Base Defense Skills
Head Head Izuchi Helm 10
Critical Eye
Lv. 1
Torso Torso Izuchi Mail 10
Critical Eye
Lv. 1
Arms Arms Izuchi Braces 10
Constitution
Lv. 1
Waist Waist Izuchi Coil 10
Critical Eye
Lv. 1
Legs Legs Pukei Greaves 20
Constitution
Lv. 1
Total Skills and Stats
Defense Skills
60 Critical Eye Lv. 3
Recovery Speed Lv. 1
Constitution Lv. 2

Recommended Skills for Dual Blades

Skills
Fire, Water, Thunder, Ice, Dragon Attack Boost.
★★★
Elemental skills are vital to the DB. They can maximize the damage dealt by elemental skills so increasing the elemental damage of your weapons is a must.
Critical Element
★★★
Amplifying elemental damage is the next step to increasing your damage output as an elemental DB player. Critical Element is similar to Critical Boost for elemental attacks and having it is near critical especially for the end game if playing elemental DB
Critical Eye
★★★
More damage and Critical Element is also reliant on affinity so make sure to raise your affinity when playing DB.
Weakness Exploit
★★★
50% affinity when striking enemy weak spots at max rank is extremely valuable for a weapon that likes to deal damage.
Blast Attack (for blast builds)
★★★
Having Blast Attack greatly amps up the damage of blast type dual blades. It's a great skill to have if you don't wish to play elemental dual blades.
Evade Window
★★★
Allows you to dodge enemy attacks more easily. At the hands of an expert, a dual blade user with Evade Window is nearly untouchable and it opens up new ways to approach enemy attacks.
Attack Boost
★★
Attack Boost is a lesser priority as most of the Dual Blade's damage comes from elemental attacks. It's a great skill but make sure to increase your affinity first and get the necessary damage skills.
Marathon Runner
★★
Longer demon mode duration is always great.
Stamina Surge
★★
Quickly replenish your stamina after using Demon Mode.
Constitution
★★
A great skill to have as it allows you to dodge even while in Demon Mode with ease.
Protective Polish
★★
A neat skill to have for Dual Blades as the Dual Blade's sharpness rapidly decreases due to its fast attacking nature.
Razor Sharp
★★
Same reason as Protective Polish but it doesn't need a whetstone to use in exchange of half effectivity.
Flinch Free
A must have skill for multiplayer. It's placed lower as a needed skill since the Dual Blades' attacks doesn't get interrupted once used.
Critical Boost
Raw damage isn't the strongest point of the Dual Blades so putting Critical boost on DB isn't as effective as the other weapons.
Evade Extender
Longer dashes means you can get out of harms way more easily or reach enemy weakspots.

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6 Anonymous5 days

The elem in Rise seems really weak. Been running a set more focused on Crit Eye/Crit Boost/ & Wex then supplementing evade/constitution boosts via decs and talismans. Really lets you get the most out of the Night Wing blades instead of going for a blast build

5 Anonymous6 days

I think the dual sword of nargacuga is the best, 190 raw + 40 % affinity and white Sharp

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