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Thread: Maces and Swords in the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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    Maces and Swords in the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Possibly I'm doing somewhat wrong or don't know somewhat. I've tended to make use of maces in the game, however as far as I've perceive, there's no separate skill in favor of blade/blunt similar to in Oblivion. If you take an elven mace and an elven sword, the mace has a superior damage rating. This doesn't make sense. Moreover they are supposed to be equal or one type of weapon is presently supposed to perform more damage. For the reason that of this I've pretty much avoided swords within the game. Not sure if it's a bug or what.

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    Re: Maces and Swords in the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Swords are earlier and all the weapons have dissimilar perks. Maces have a possibility to break all the way through armor, axes basis bleeding damage, and swords have a superior critical hit possibility (up to 30% maxed out). Consequently it depends on your play style. If you max the swords perk, you acquire critical hits a ton at the same time as swinging quicker than a mace.

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    Re: Maces and Swords in the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Keep in mind, there are two handed swords and one handed swords. Not confident if there are two handed maces. In any case, don't weigh against a one handed weapon to a two handed within your inventory as your skill will regulate the damage shown. In addition make sure you measure up to the similar materials; an iron mace will not be as strong as a daedric one.

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    Re: Maces and Swords in the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Within the 1 handed tree there are perks in favor of blunt trauma (maces) and used for swords. At whatever time Ive seen a mace or sword, the mace for all time has higher damage. Within one of the loading screens it thought: 'swords swing quicker than axes, axes swing quicker than maces'. accordingly for me, the swords are for all time weaker than maces, however swing faster.

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    Re: Maces and Swords in the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    What it boils down to actually is your play style. At the same time as a sword does less damage, you swing it quicker than the other weapons. As a result even though it's lower damage, you are able to obtain additional attacks within more quickly than the similar attacks through the Mace. I'm sure somebody has done it however what it comes down on the way to is the numbers. 5 attacks, 10 damage in 5 seconds through the sword in favor of instance. Versus 2 attacks at 15 damage within the same amount of time with the mace. Numbers are at the moment conjecture; I haven't in fact sat down through all the numbers to crunch them. I presently run around bashing people through my Legendary Skyforge Steel Greatsword.

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    Re: Maces and Swords in the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Take a look at the perks in favor of one-handed; every weapon type has its own specialty outcome that alludes to the most important differences among each. If you're looking to essentially bash the hell out of your enemies, maces are a huge way to go, particularly through its perk for ignoring armor. Meanwhile daggers will swing the best ever, and can particularly make damage enchantments powerful at what time you obtain a flurry of swings in with one. It looks similar to war axes are the the majority average, not as quick as a sword, not as "bashy" as a mace.

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    Re: Maces and Swords in the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    On the whole it this armoured bad guy mace through its perk is best vs. unarmored sword is most excellent & axes are junk because of their perk being a 1 damage poison wannabe per point. If you are into enchantment. I turn out to be aware of those maces be able to be enchanted without taking a damage hit, at the same time as swords will. I switch among weapons and gear depends on the situation.

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