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Enh Weapon Slot? Basic question.

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I recently rolled an Enh Shaman and have been getting conflicting advice on whether to use the stronger weapon (in terms of damage, not DPS) as my main hand or my off hand. The melee damage will be higher if I make it my main hand, but some are telling me that making it my off-hand will improve my DPS due to Lava Lash. I don't really know what to think, since I'm fairly new, especially with this being my first melee character.

 

I appreciate the help. Not sure if you guys need it, but here's my armory: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/character/fenris/Madderhorn/advanced

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From what I have read it looks like the best weapon should go into your off hand because you will use it more due to the extra procs of lava lash

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