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I have been leveling with a whirlwind axe since level 30 with a crusader enchant. I recently did maradoun and ST, and got "Tooth of Eranikus", "Thrash blade", and "Headspike". I am currently lvl 53, and im wondering what would be the ideal choice of weapon. Headspike has more dps, but is faster and doesnt have crusader. If I go fury I will only have 2% hit, which kinda sucks... Anyhow, which weapon(s) would you pick? (obviously willing to respec)

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Dual wielding before you are max level and have more access to hit gear is ill-advised.  If your server has AV patch the Ice Barbed Spear is good.

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Lord Alexander's Battle Axe can be found pretty cheap.  Normal price is 30g elysium horde side. 

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Crusader adds approximately 3.5dps to WW-axe. Doing the math makes Headspike better even without Crusader. Also, normaly I advice against going DW before lvl60 but Thrashblade is an exceptionally good for its lvl and will last you all the way to 60.

In the end, its about playstyle.

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I've always been a very adamant 2H leveler but this time around I switched to dual wield fury around level 50 and never looked back.  I feel like 2h really shines at lvl 40 but starts to fall off hard around the 50's. I used tooth and thrash for a while as well, though I would recommend you get something else soon so you can MH thrash for more procs. If you can get Ice barbed spear though I would say it's just a matter of choice, it won't make much of a difference so just do what you'll find the most fun.

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11 minutes ago, Masteridley said:

I've always been a very adamant 2H leveler but this time around I switched to dual wield fury around level 50 and never looked back.  I feel like 2h really shines at lvl 40 but starts to fall off hard around the 50's. I used tooth and thrash for a while as well, though I would recommend you get something else soon so you can MH thrash for more procs. If you can get Ice barbed spear though I would say it's just a matter of choice, it won't make much of a difference so just do what you'll find the most fun.

Icebarbed spear is indeed a VERY powerful option. 

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Icebarded if you got AV.

While the raw DPS of a weapon from crusader isn't the winner for WW axe, remember it's while leveling/grinding/soloing.  The heal that comes along with Crusader will for sure help as well.

The DPS comparison isn't always what you are looking for since the first attack is counted at 0 seconds and spreadsheets don't take into account kiting between auto-attacks.

If you decide to roll duel wield with only 2% hit, I would suggest not attempting to grind mobs higher level than you, and actually kill mobs 2-3 levels lower than you. The exp pen is 5% per level lower IIRC, yet your kill time will be much higher.

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