Dual Wield

二刀流 [nitou ryuu] or 'two blades school' in Japanese.

Final Fantasy XI

Type: Job Trait
Description: Allows you to equip two weapons
Other: both must be one-handed weapons, in addition reduces dual wield delay by a certain amount (cap is 80% lower than combined delay), TP gain is calculated with modified delay instead of displayed delay
Other: DW delay for one weapon = (Main hand delay + Off hand delay) x (1 - Dual Wield%) / 2
Other: affected by various equipment
Other: the Blue Magic spells that give trait points for this ability are Animating Wail (4), Blazing Bound (4), Quadratic Continuum (4), Delta Thrust (4), Mortal Ray (4), Barbed Crescent (4) and Molting Plumage (8)

Dual Wield I
Learn at: NIN10, DNC20, BLU80+, THF83
Other: reduction 10%
Other: to get this ability on BLU, set appropriate Blue Magic spells worth 8 trait points

Dual Wield II
Learn at: THF25, DNC40, BLU89+, THF90
Other: reduction 15%
Other: to get this ability on BLU, set appropriate Blue Magic spells worth 16 trait points

Dual Wield III
Learn at: NIN45, DNC60, THF98, BLU99+
Other: reduction 25%
Other: to get this ability on BLU, set appropriate Blue Magic spells worth 24 trait points

Dual Wield IV
Learn at: NIN65, DNC80, THF99+, BLU99+
Other: reduction 30%
Other: to get this ability on THF, obtain the gift worth 550 Job Points
Other: to get this ability on BLU, set appropriate Blue Magic spells worth 32 trait points

Dual Wield V
Learn at: NIN85, DNC99+, BLU99+
Other: reduction 35%
Other: to get this ability on DNC, obtain the gift worth 550 Job Points
Other: to get this ability on BLU, set appropriate Blue Magic spells worth 40 trait points (requires Job Trait Bonus gift)

Dual Wield VI
Learn at: BLU99+
Other: reduction 40%
Other: to get this ability on BLU, set appropriate Blue Magic spells worth 48 trait points (requires Job Trait Bonus gift)

Final Fantasy Tactics

Type: Support Ability
Learn: Ninja (1,000 JP)
Effect: Equip weapons in both hands and attack with both. If no weapon is equipped, attacks twice with bare hands. Always passively active on Ninja without needing to learn or equip
Other: the damage estimate for Attack only displays the damage estimate for the first attack out of the two
Other: is always active on Dragonkin as a hidden ability

Tactics Advance

Type: Support Ability
Learn with: Ninja
Learn from: Nosada (999 AP)
Other: as 'Double Sword'

Explorers

Type: Default Ability
Learn: Freelancer (Master), Knight (Master), Monk (Master), White Mage (Master), Black Mage (Master), Ranger (Master), Thief (Master), Geomancer (Master), Alchemist (Master), Ninja (Master), Bard (Master), Dragoon (Master), Machinist (Master), Dark Knight (Master), Paladin (Master), Beastmaster (Master), Red Mage (Master), Blue Mage (Master), Samurai (Master)
Description: Can wield one-handed weapons on both hands. Regular Attack hits twice


Category: Ability

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