How do attacks per second work while dual wielding?

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  • How do attacks per second work while dual wielding? dpatchery

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    How is listed DPS calculated when dual-wielding weapons?

    If I equip a dagger in my mainhand (1.31 APS) and then an axe in my offhand (1.30 APS) my attacks per second go up to 1.51. Makes sense based on this guide.

    However, when I unequip both weapons, then equip the axe in my offhand first, then the dagger in my mainhand, my attacks per second drops to 1.28.

    These are the same weapons equipped in the same slots, just in a different order.

    The same thing happens if I switch it up and do Axe mainhand, Dagger offhand.

    Why the difference?

    EDIT: I have noticed that the net damage on the main inventory window does not change. Just the attack speed in the expanded details window.

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