05/10/2014 06:05 PMPosted by RukanQuiver has the advantage if most of your damage comes from a single skill.
for example, quiver could give:
15% skill damage
dual wield in contrast could give:
130% crit damage
10% cc + 15% skill damage beats 130% crit damage for just that skill by ~4% dps.
being able to use a 2h weapon that can roll higher dex and can make better use of % weapon damage also helps.
if you are running a cluster arrow build, quiver wins. If you are running a build with multiple dmg sources like pets, sentries, cluster arrow, dual wield may win out.
05/10/2014 06:46 PMPosted by EisenhornNot if you're using Calamity as you're dual-wielding and your CC is already high enough.
Calamity is a game-changer: the 20% MFD damage bonus easily defeats the 15% skill damage and it's non-specific -- it applies to your generator and spender. Plus, if you're using Archery, half the cc% advantage goes out the window. The only advantage would be the toughness a quiver can give you (although I've seen people running a quiver with no vitality or life %).
All that being said -- there is no consensus. Use whatever suits your play-style.
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