Star Wars Jedi Survivor how to dual wield lightsabers
Star Wars: Jedi Survivor has a number of new features when compared with the original Jedi: Fallen Order. One such feature is the ability for the protagonist Cal Kestis to dual-wield lightsabers. So, how can you do it? Is it a feature you unlock or is it available from the start?
Here’s everything you need to know. There are no spoilers here, but it is worth noting that the below does detail an early boss battle – so please look away if you don’t want to know about it. Oh, and if you’re not sure what dual-wielding is, it means Cal will use one single lightsaber in each hand.
How to dual wield in Jedi Survivor
First off, dual-wielding is not a skill or ability you start within the game, so there’s no point trying. In fact, it’s unlocked after the first boss battle in the game, which is a battle with the Ninth Sister. The first boss isn’t too hard to beat, but there are three phases to the fight. When you complete the third phase, you’re given the ability to wield two lightsabers.
Now, you can’t just go from one to two lightsabers when you want. In order to do this you need to change your combat ‘Stance’. This can only be done at workbenches and meditation circles, so you’ll need to find one of the many dotted around each level. Once you’re in the correct stance, which in this case is called Dual Wield, you’re able to equip two lightsabers at a time – and can switch between with the right and left d-pad.
Is dual wield better than a single lightsaber?
There are plus points and minus points. Dual-wielding does deal more damage to enemies but it also consumes more stamina than if you’re using a single or double lightsaber.
We recommend using it against powerful enemies and boss fights, to maximize damage output, so long as the battle arena has enough space to maneuver and allow for stamina recovery. Remember, if you haven’t already you can preload Jedi Survivor right now.
In conclusion, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor introduces the exciting new feature of dual-wielding lightsabers for protagonist Cal Kestis. While it is not a skill that can be used from the start of the game, it can be unlocked after completing the first boss battle with the Ninth Sister.
Once unlocked, players can change their combat stance to Dual Wield at workbenches and meditation circles, allowing them to equip two lightsabers and switch between them using the d-pad. While dual-wielding offers more damage to enemies, it comes at the cost of increased stamina burn, making it ideal for powerful enemies and boss fights in spacious arenas.
Fans of the Star Wars franchise can look forward to experiencing this exciting new feature in Jedi: Survivor.
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