Dual Blades are one of the deadliest weapons in the game as they deal massive damage in rapid succession. While slashing on the monster and moving around, you’ll be dealing damage and getting stamina back. You can do Side Slash Combo with Dual Blades in which you’ll attack the monster while evading the attack. Your movement will be so quick that you’ll evade and attack at the same time. Dual Blades Silkbind launches you spiraling into the flesh of your target and dealing massive damage.
In this guide, we have created the best early build of Dual Blades to take out the monsters.
Best Early Dual Blades Build
In the build we’ll be going through the Dual Blades you want to use for this build, Gear that you want to wear, Decorations, and Skills.
The Dual Blades that you want to use for this build are Cyclone+. It has a sharpness level of Blue. It has an attack power of 250 on each hit. It is a great weapon to start with and you can get through the Master Rank 1 & 2 with this weapon.
The Armor that you want to wear with this weapon is the Hunter X Armor set.
For the Head, wear the Hunter’s Helm X armor. You can create this armor with Prized Pelt x1 and Eltalite Ore x2
For the Torso, wear the Hunter’s Mail X armor. You can create this armor with Velociprey Thickhide x2 and Carbalite Ore x2.
For the Arm, wear the Hunter’s Vambraces X armor. You can create this armor with Jagras Shard x2 and Eltalite Ore x1.
For the Waist, wear the Hunter’s Coil X armor. You can create this armor with Velociprey Shard x2 and Jagras Shard x1.
For the Leg, wear the Hunter’s Greaves X armor. You can create this armor with Prized Pelt x1 and Twisted Stiffbone x2.
You need to put the following jewels on the armor pieces.
- Sharp Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Helm X.
- Grinder Jewel Level 1 on Hunter’s Mail X.
- Sharp Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Vambraces X.
- Grinder Jewel x2 Level 1 on Hunter’s Coil X.
- Sharp Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Greaves X.
- Attack Jewel x2 Level 2 on Weakness Exploit Talisman.
You need to equip the following skills for this build.
- Attack Boost Level 7
- Item Prolonger Level 3
- Handicraft Level 3
- Speed Sharpening Level 3
- Stun Resistance Level 3
- Protective Polish Level 3
- Quick Sheath Level 3
- Ammo up Level 1
After equipping the skills and putting jewels on the armor, Dual Blade’s defense will go up to 410 and you can easily tank some of the hits. After reaching the higher Master Rank, you can change the Protective Polish skill with another skill that enhances the sharpness.