- This is about the weapon type "Daggers". For the individual weapon, see Dagger.
"Daggers are very short blades used for quick attacks and stabbing. Despite being non-traditional weapons of war, daggers are favored by some for their easy concealment, all-purpose utility, and effect on unprotected body parts."— Game Guide(src)
In the Diablo series, Daggers are one-handed weapons that have very fast attack speed but low damage. The most common use of dagger weapons in Diablo II is to enchant it with the Necromantic spell Poison Dagger, which is useful in the early to mid-stages of the game.