skyrim is there any pros to just having one one-handed sword without a shield?


by this i mean just having one sword nothing els

5 Answers

  • Raditz
    Lv 6
    12 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    There's no benefit for going one-hand only without spells/shield on the off-hand, except the ability to parry an attack using your weapon (which much better using a shield). So it's better that you either use a shield, spell, or go dual-wielding on your off-hand.

  • 12 months ago

    If you are an assassin going one handed gives you a cool kill animation where you slit some throat sneak attack from behind

  • 12 months ago

    Off hand magic capability? Pretty much a spellsword type 🤔


  • Anonymous
    12 months ago

    I don't know really, I never bothered with a shield.

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  • Mog
    Lv 7
    12 months ago

    You can have a spell in the other hand. Pretty sure that’s the Spellsword class

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