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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 for Update 3.0, and the best Skills and Armor pieces to use with the Dual Blades for Low Rank, High Rank, and endgame.

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Endgame Builds (Update 3.0): HR 100+

Raw
Damage
Critical
Dragon
Teostra
Blast
Elemental
Builds
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Night WingsNight Wings
Night Wings Dual Blades Sharpness
②ーー 190 -
Affinity Element/Status
40%
-
Armor Slots Skills
Kaiser CrownKaiser Crown ①ーー
Vaik Mail SVaik Mail S ③②①
Valstrax BracesValstrax Braces ②ーー
Anjanath Coil S Anjanath Coil S ②①①
Ingot Greaves SIngot Greaves S ①ーー
Talisman Constitution Lv. 3
with an additional ② slot
Decorations
Skills
Build Merits Base 70% critical rate and 100% on weak spots. Using Weakness Exploit Lv. 2 from the Valstrax Braces, allows Talisman skill flexibility with the potential addition of other utility skills.
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Reddnaught Dragon WingReddnaught Dragon Wing
Reddnaught Dragon Wing Dual Blades Sharpness
②ーー 170 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Dragon Image 35
Armor Slots Skills
Valstrax HelmValstrax Helm ②①ー
Valstrax MailValstrax Mail ③①ー
Valstrax BracesValstrax Braces ②ーー
Valstrax Coil Valstrax Coil ②ーー
Resentment Lv. 2
Valstrax GreavesValstrax Greaves ③①ー
Resentment Lv. 1
Talisman Any Talisman with ②①①
Decorations
Skills
Dragonheart Lv.5| Weakness Exploit Lv.3
Resuscitate Lv.3| Dragon Attack Lv.5
Attack Boost Lv.4| Critical Boost Lv.3
Resentment Lv. 3
Build Merits Takes full advantage of the new Dragonheart skill and the new Crimson Glow Valstrax Rampage Skill, Valstrax Soul. Once below 80% health both Dragonheart and Valstrax Soul trigger, boosting the the Dragon elementl damage from the Reddnaught Dragon Wing Dual Blades to 56!
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Fire and IceFire and Ice
Fire and Ice Dual Blades Sharpness
②ーー 180 -
Affinity Element/Status
10%
Blast Image 36
Ice Image 48
Armor Slots Skills
Flame SealFlame Seal ーーー
Jelly Vest SJelly Vest S ②①ー
Kaiser VambracesKaiser Vambraces ②ーー
Kaiser Coil Kaiser Coil ③ーー
Golden HakamaGolden Hakama ①①ー
Talisman Critical Eye Lv. 1with one additional ② slot or more.
Decorations
Skills
Teostra Blessing Lv. 2 | Critical Eye Lv. 7
Blast Attack 3 |Critical Boost 3
Weakness Exploit 3 |Speed Sharpening Lv. 2
Flinch Free Lv. 1 |Latent Power Lv. 1
Build Merits An update to the 2.0 Teostra Blast build using the final Teostra Tree dual blades, Fire and Ice.
Best Fire Dual Blades: Rampage Twinblades S
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Rampage Twinblades SRampage Twinblades S
Rampage Twinblades S Dual Blades Sharpness
ーーー 210 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
-
Rampage Skill Setup
Sharpness Type I Fire III Elemental Surge
Rampage Twinblades S takes the throne as the best fire elemental DB of Update 3.0 due to its modular nature. You can reach solid attack elemental attack ratings and a viable level of white sharpness with our ramp up skill setup and recommended set. These factors can beat the DPS output of Wyvern Lovers with Element Exploit.
Best Water Dual Blades: Evening Dusk
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Evening DuskEvening Dusk
Evening Dusk Dual Blades Sharpness
①ーー 200 -
Affinity Element/Status
15%
Water Image 18
Evening Dusk overthrows Almudron's Mud Twister as the best water elemental DB of Update 3.0. It's superior attack, affinity rating, and potential to reach white sharpness gives this particular DB the edge against the latter. Furthermore, Evening Dusk's base elemental attack rating can be increased with the Water Boost II ramp up skill.
Best Thunder Dual Blades: Despot's Blitz
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
DespotDespot's Blitz
Despot
②ーー 200 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Thunder Image 25
Despot's Blitz retains the throne and is still the best thunder elemental DB of Update 3.0 because of its solid attack and elemental attack ratings coupled with the potential to reach white sharpness through Handicraft. We definitely recommend taking the Thunder Boost II ramp up skill to further improve its elemental attack.
Best Ice Dual Blades: Daora's Hook
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
DaoraDaora's Hook
Daora
③ーー 170 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Ice Image 32
It was a close call, but Daora's Hook takes the top spot among ice elemental DBs in Update 3.0. While Gelid's Soul slightly wins in terms of overall damage when used with our set, the improvements to its sharpness bar is so small that you'll spend most of the time sharpening to get that blue sharpness back! This is where Daora's Hook comes in. Not only does it have naturally white sharpness, but its Kushala Daora Soul allows us to reach over 100% Affinity on weak spots. These factors are what ultimately swayed our choice.
Best Dragon Dual Blades: Reddnaught Dragon Wing
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Reddnaught Dragon WingReddnaught Dragon Wing
Reddnaught Dragon Wing Dual Blades Sharpness
②ーー 170 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Dragon Image 35
Reddnaught Dragon Wing rises to the top of dragon element DBs with its high elemental rating and great sharpness bar. While it does perform well with our set below, we absolutely recommend that you use our Critical Dragon build instead to take advantage of its Valstrax Soul ramp up skill.
Armor Slots Skills
Kaiser CrownKaiser Crown ①ーー
Vaik Mail SVaik Mail S ③②①
Sinister Gauntlets SSinister Gauntlets S ②ーー
Anjanath Coil S Anjanath Coil S ②①①
Ingot Greaves SIngot Greaves S ①ーー
Talisman Skill Weakness Exploit Lv. 2
three ① are recommended but not required.
Decorations
Elemental ATK Jewel 1 x5 MH Rise - Handicraft Jewel 3Handicraft Jewel 3 x1
MH Rise - Critical Jewel 2Critical Jewel 2 x2 MH Rise - Tenderizer Jewel 2Tenderizer Jewel 2 x1
MH Rise - Grinder Jewel 1Grinder Jewel 1 x3 (Optional)
Skills
Elemental Attack Lv. 5 | Attack Boost Lv. 4-5
Critical Eye Lv. 5 | Critical Boost Lv. 3
Weakness Exploit Lv. 3 | Handicraft Lv. 3
Hellfire Cloak Lv. 1 | Speed Sharpening Lv. 3 (Optional)
Build Merits This set can hotswap to level 5 of any elemental attack skill. Handicraft, allows all of our listed DBs to reach a viable level of white sharpness. It's possible to reach Attack Boost Lv. 5 with Lightning, Ice, and Dragon setups due to their weapon slots. You can also include Speed Sharpening into the set if your Weakness Exploit talisman also comes with three ① slots.

High Rank Builds (Update 2.0): HR 40 to 99

Master's
Touch
Kushala
Ice
Teostra
Blast
Elemental
Crit
Weapon Sharpness
Night Wings ImageNight Wings
Night Wings Dual Blades Sharpness
Slots
②ーー
ATK DEF Affinity Elem.
190 - 40%
-
Rampage Skills Attack Boost III
Affinity Boost II
Master Rider
Armor Slots Skills
Kaiser CrownKaiser Crown ①ーー
Vaik Mail SVaik Mail S ③②①
Jyuratodus VambracesJyuratodus Vambraces ③②①
Anjanath Coil S Anjanath Coil S ②①①
Ingot Greaves SIngot Greaves S ①ーー
Talisman Critical Eye Lv. 2 with 1 Lv. 2 Slot.
Decorations
Skills
Build Merits With max Critical Eye, you'll gain 80% base affinity and you can reach up to 95/101% with Weakness Exploit Lv. 1.Master's Touch will maintain White Sharpness during hunts while Critical and Attack Boost improve overall damage.
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Icesteel Fang IIcesteel Fang I
Icesteel Fang I Dual Blades Sharpness
②ーー 160 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Ice Image 29
Armor Slots Skills
Kaiser CrownKaiser Crown ①ーー
Aelucanth Thorax S / Rhopessa Vertex SAelucanth Thorax S / Rhopessa Vertex S ①ーー
Lagombi Vambraces SLagombi Vambraces S ②①ー
Ice Attack Lv. 1
Remobra Belt S Remobra Belt S ①①ー
Golden HakamaGolden Hakama ①①ー
Talisman Weakness Exploit Lv.2.
Decorations
Skills
Critical Eye Lv.7 | Ice Attack Lv. 5
Critical Element Lv. 3 | Critical Boost Lv. 3
Weakness Exploit Lv. 2 | Marathon Runner Lv. 2
Speed Sharpening Lv. 2 | Flinch Free Lv. 1
Latent Power Lv. 1 | Dragon Attack Lv. 1
Build Merits A build that's centered around the Kushala Soul's ramping affinity. It can grant 30% affinity, which is almost identical to the Night Wing Dual Blades, 70% affinity with Critical Eye alone and 100% affinity when striking weakpoints. This build also allows us to maximize the value of Critical Boost and Critical Element to further amplify our damage.
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Twin Nails ITwin Nails I
Twin Nails I Dual Blades Sharpness
②ーー 170 -
Affinity Element/Status
10%
Blast Image 24
Ice Image 36
Rampage Skill Teostra Soul
Armor Slots Skills
Flame SealFlame Seal ーーー
Jelly Vest SJelly Vest S ②①ー
Kaiser VambracesKaiser Vambraces ②ーー
Kaiser Coil Kaiser Coil ③ーー
Golden HakamaGolden Hakama ①①ー
Talisman Critical Eye Lv. 1
with one additional ② slot or more.
Decorations
Skills
Teostra Blessing Lv. 2 | Critical Eye Lv. 7
Blast Attack 3 | Critical Boost 3
Weakness Exploit 3 | Speed Sharpening Lv. 2
Flinch Free Lv. 1 | Latent Power Lv. 1
Build Merits Twin Nails I's ramp-up skill increases the blast damage which synergizes with increase blast build up. This build uses Critical Boost so it can still deal decent raw damage, but the bulk of the damage will be from blast triggers.
Dragon Dual Blades: Ro Waga
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Ro WagaRo Waga
Ro Waga Dual Blades Sharpness
①ーー 190 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Dragon Image 18
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: Wyvern Lovers
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Wyvern LoversWyvern Lovers
Wyvern Lovers Dual Blades Sharpness
ーーー 200 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Fire Image 28
The next level up from Twin Flames II, the Wyvern Lovers further strengthens our flame elemental build. Together with its 28 fire elemental value and elemental exploit, you can further dish out stronger fire elemental attacks!
Ice Dual Blades: Twin Nails I
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Twin Nails ITwin Nails I
Twin Nails I Dual Blades Sharpness
②ーー 170 -
Affinity Element/Status
10%
Blast Image 24
Ice Image 36
Rampage Skill Teostra Soul
Twin Nails is unique in that while its Ice element is lower than other Dual Blades, its damage is supplemented with blast triggers making it our choice for overall damage output on an ice build.
Water Dual Blades: Mud Twister
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Mud TwisterMud Twister
Mud Twister Dual Blades Sharpness
②①ー 170 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Water Image 29
Mud Twister's Element Exploit Ramp Up Skill still makes it the best water elemental Dual Blades pre-HR 100
Thunder Dual Blades: Despot's Blitz
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
DespotDespot's Blitz
Despot
②ーー 200 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Thunder Image 25
Despot's Blitz is still the best Thunder dual blades with its massive raw damage and 25 thunder element.
Armor Slots Skills
Flame SealFlame Seal ーーー
Aelucanth Thorax S / Rhopessa Vertex SAelucanth Thorax S / Rhopessa Vertex S ①ーー
Kaiser VambracesKaiser Vambraces ②ーー
Skalda Elytra S / Spio Elytra S Skalda Elytra S / Spio Elytra S ーーー
Golden HakamaGolden Hakama ①①ー
Talisman Critical Element Lv. 2
Decorations
MH Rise - Tenderizer Jewel 2Tenderizer Jewel 2 x 1
Elemental Attack Jewels x 3
Skills
Critical Eye Lv. 7 | Critical Element Lv.3
Critical Boost Lv. 3 | Weakness Exploit Lv. 3
Elemental Attack Lv. 3-4 | Teostra Blessing Lv. 1
Latent Power Lv. 1
Build Merits A 100% affinity build with Critical Boost and Critical Element for maximum critical damage value.By default, elemental attack boosts can reach as high as lv. 4 on some weapons, but it is possible to max out elemental attack for all weapons if you manage to obtain a Critical Element Lv. 2 Talisman with at least two ① slots.

High Rank Builds: HR 8 to 40

Raw Damage
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Night WingsNight Wings
Night Wings Dual Blades Sharpness
②ーー 190 -
Affinity Element/Status
40%
-
Armor Slots Skills
Death Stench Brain SDeath Stench Brain S ②ーー
Zinogre Mail SZinogre Mail S ①ーー
Rathalos Braces SRathalos Braces S ②ーー
Attack Boost Lv. 2
Rathalos Coil S Rathalos Coil S ②ーー
Attack Boost Lv. 2
Windproof Lv. 1
Golden HakamaGolden Hakama ①①ー
Talisman Skill Weakness Exploit Lv. 2
Decorations
Skills
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
Build Merits Despite having lower base damage than some other Dual Blades, we chose the Night Wing due to its 40% Affinity as well as its white Sharpness. We recommend using this weapon with Protective Polish and Speed Sharpening skills to always maintain white sharpness damage bonus.

Blast Attack
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Sinister FaminebladesSinister Famineblades
Sinister Famineblades Dual Blades Sharpness
②①ー 200 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Blast Image 20
Rampage Skill Blast Boost II

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.

Armor Slots Skills
Nargacuga Helm SNargacuga Helm S ③ーー
Evade Window Lv. 1
Jelly Vest SJelly Vest S ②①ー
Blast Attack Lv. 2
Rakna ArmguardsRakna Armguards ②ーー
Almudron Coil S Almudron Coil S ②①ー
Jelly BootsJelly Boots ーーー
Blast Attack Lv. 1
Talisman Skill Constitution Lv. 1
Decorations
Defense 314
Skills
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 | Flinch Free Lv. 1

The bulk of your damage comes from the blast procs you get from Sinister Faminblades with Blast Attack and is a very safe build to play on higher ranked quests. Dodge all those attacks and keep on applying the blast ailment!

Elemental Builds

Fire Dual Blades: Gelid Soul

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Twin Flames IITwin Flames II
Twin Flames II Dual Blades Sharpness
ーーー 190 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Fire Image 25

Water Dual Blades: Gelid Soul

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Mud TwisterMud Twister
Mud Twister Dual Blades Sharpness
②①ー 170 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Water Image 29

Thunder Dual Blades: Gelid Soul

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
DespotDespot's Blitz
Despot
②ーー 200 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Thunder Image 25

Ice Dual Blades: Gelid Soul

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Gelid SoulGelid Soul
Gelid Soul Dual Blades Sharpness
③ーー 220 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Ice Image 25

Dragon Dual Blades: Ro Waga

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Ro WagaRo Waga
Ro Waga Dual Blades Sharpness
①ーー 190 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Dragon Image 18
Armor Slots Skills
Zinogre Helm SZinogre Helm S ①ーー
Aelucanth Thorax S / Rhopessa Vertex SAelucanth Thorax S / Rhopessa Vertex S ①ーー
Remobra Gloves SRemobra Gloves S ②ーー
Skalda Elytra S / Spio Elytra S Skalda Elytra S / Spio Elytra S ーーー
Kadachi Greaves SKadachi Greaves S ②①ー
Talisman Skill Critical Eye Lv. 1-2
Decorations
Elemental Attack Jewels x3
MH Rise - Crit Element Jewel 2Crit Element Jewel 2 x1
MH Rise - Expert Jewel 2Expert Jewel 2 x1
Skills
Critical Eye Lv. 6-7 | Weakness Exploit Lv. 3
Critical Element Lv. 3 | Elemental Attack Lv. 3-4
Windproof Lv. 1 | Constitution Lv. 1
Flinch Free Lv. 1

Following up on our Hub HR 6 and 7 Elemental Set, this build follows the same principles but with a few improvements due to a new talisman and decorations.

It is possible to reach maxed Critical Eye depending on the elemental weapon while Dragon Attack can reach lv. 5 due to our recommended chest piece and Ro Waga's ① slot.

High Rank Build: Hub HR 4 to 7

Elemental Builds

With 6★ to 7★ quests, you'll finally be able to get some decent elemental damage. For the Dual Blades in this rank, we'll be prioritizing elemental dual blades with positive or neutral affinity ratings because we only have 50% affinity when hitting enemy weakspots.

Fire Dual Blades: Daybreak Daggers

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Daybreak DaggersDaybreak Daggers
Daybreak Daggers Dual Blades Sharpness
②ーー 190 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Fire Image 25

Water Dual Blades: Morning Dawn II

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Morning Dawn IIMorning Dawn II
Morning Dawn II Dual Blades Sharpness
①ーー 170 -
Affinity Element/Status
10%
Water Image 15

Thunder Dual Blades: Kadachi Twinblades II

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Kadachi Twinblades IIKadachi Twinblades II
Kadachi Twinblades II Dual Blades Sharpness
①①ー 180 -
Affinity Element/Status
10%
Thunder Image 15

Ice Dual Blades: Blizzarioths II

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Blizzarioths IIBlizzarioths II
Blizzarioths II Dual Blades Sharpness
①①ー 160 -
Affinity Element/Status
20%
Ice Image 18

Dragon Dual Blades: Fortis Gran

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Fortis GranFortis Gran
Fortis Gran Dual Blades Sharpness
ーーー 180 -
Affinity Element/Status
15%
Dragon Image 24
Armor Slots Skills
Aelucanth Vertex S / Rhopessa Vertex SAelucanth Vertex S / Rhopessa Vertex S ①ーー
Aelucanth Thorax S / Rhopessa Vertex SAelucanth Thorax S / Rhopessa Vertex S ①ーー
Kamura Braces SKamura Braces S ②ーー
Critical Eye Lv. 2
Heroics Lv. 1
Skalda Elytra S / Spio Elytra S Skalda Elytra S / Spio Elytra S ーーー
Kadachi Greaves SKadachi Greaves S ②①ー
Skills
Critical Eye Lv. 6 | Critical Element Lv. 3
Weakness Exploit Lv. 2 | Heroics Lv. 1
Dragon Attack Lv. 1 | Constitution Lv. 1

An offense-oriented build that uses Critical Eye and Weakness Exploit to get an optimal value from Critical Element Lv. 3. With this build, we get 60% affinity when striking monster weak points.

Sleep Bombing Build
Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Stealth Dango IIStealth Dango II
Stealth Dango II Dual Blades Sharpness
②①① 190 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Sleep Image 5

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 Large or Mega Barrel Bombs. You can even take it further by eating Blastslash Dango before venturing out to the hunt!Remember to activate its Dulling Strike rampage skill to maximize its green sharpness bonus damage.

Armor Slots Skills
Izuchi Helm SIzuchi Helm S ①①ー
Critical Eye Lv. 1
Izuchi Mail SIzuchi Mail S ①ーー
Izuchi Braces SIzuchi Braces S ①①ー
Constitution Lv. 2
Izuchi Coil S Izuchi Coil S ①①ー
Critical Eye Lv. 2
Ingot Greaves SIngot Greaves S ①ーー
Skills
Critical Eye Lv. 7 | Attack Boost Lv. 2
Constitution Lv. 2 | Recovery Speed Lv. 1

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 critical procs thanks to the Critical Eye while your stamina management is improved thanks to the Constitution.

Low Rank Builds: Village Quests

★4 to ★6 Builds

Affinity Latent Power Build

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Hidden Gemini IHidden Gemini I
Hidden Gemini I Dual Blades Sharpness
ーーー 110 -
Affinity Element/Status
40%
-

Hidden Gemini I is an excellent weapon to craft for its affinity rating alone! This particular pair of Dual Blades have 40% base affinity, which is certainly a welcome boon at this stage of the game.

Alternative: Sinister Blades I

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Sinister Blades ISinister Blades I
Sinister Blades I Dual Blades Sharpness
ーーー 130 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Blast Image 13

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!

Armor Slots Skills
Zinogre HelmZinogre Helm ーーー
Zinogre MailZinogre Mail ーーー
Barioth VambracesBarioth Vambraces ーーー
Critical Eye Lv. 1
Barioth Coil Barioth Coil ーーー
Critical Eye Lv. 2
Aelucanth Crura / Rhopessa CruraAelucanth Crura / Rhopessa Crura ーーー
Critical Eye Lv. 2
Skills
Critical Eye Lv. 7 | Latent Power Lv. 2

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 out for Latent Power triggers to maximize the build's effect.

★1 to ★4 Builds

Critical Build

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Desperado IIDesperado II
Desperado II Dual Blades Sharpness
ーーー 110 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
Poison Image 15

Desperado II's base stats are basically identical to Kulu's Peck II — The only difference is that Desperado has Poison, which is amazing at this stage of the game.

Alternative: Khezu Daggers

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Khezu Daggers IIKhezu Daggers II
Khezu Daggers II Dual Blades Sharpness
ーーー 100 -
Affinity Element/Status
10%
Thunder Image 24
Paralysis Image 10

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

Armor Slots Skills
Izuchi HelmIzuchi Helm ーーー
Critical Eye Lv. 1
Izuchi MailIzuchi Mail ーーー
Izuchi BracesIzuchi Braces ーーー
Constitution Lv. 1
Izuchi Coil Izuchi Coil ーーー
Critical Eye Lv. 1
Pukei GreavesPukei Greaves ーーー
Constitution Lv. 1
Skills
Critical Eye Lv. 3 | Constitution Lv. 2
Recovery Speed Lv. 1

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.

Best Skills for Dual Blades

Skills
Fire, Water, Thunder, Ice, Dragon Attack.
★★★
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
★★★
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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    • Give us the ability to change our layered armor display. What I mean is, ya know how armor looks different on the male and female models? well, I wish there was the ability to change the appearance from the male models of armor, to the female models, and the reverse without changing the gender of your character itself. This would be really nice, as imo some armor pieces look better as the male model version.

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      Orange version
      Head : default
      Chest : 15,100,45
      Arm : 11,80,40
      Leg : 11,70,70

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