In place of a shield and a held item, fighting classes can use a weapon in their second hand, allowing them a more attacks in the same round. This useful skill is learned fairly early in the fighter's life and is useful throughout their career.
This is an automatic skill that opens up the "dual wield" slot for equipment. While a weapon is being dual weilded, the "shield" and "held" slots are not useable.
This skill is learned at level:
Galaban June 10, 2006, at 12:59 PM EST