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Daedalus
Daedalus icon.png
A weapon of incredible power that is difficult for even the strongest of warriors to control.
Cost
5520 (1000)
Bought From
Weapons
Passive Critical Strike
Bonus +81 Damage
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Daedalus (5520)
Crystalys (2120)
Demon Edge (2400)
Recipe Cost: 1000

The Daedalus is an Item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Weapons. However, it can only be completed with items from the Secret Shop.

Ability[edit | edit source]

Critical Strike
Ability Affects
Passive Enemies
Grants each attack a chance to deal additional damage. Critical Strike does not work against buildings.
Proc Chance: 25%
Critical Damage: 240%
Can be used by illusions. Red critical numbers are before illusion and armor reduction.

Notes:

  • Increases attack damage by an average of 35%.
  • The proc chance of multiple crit sources stack, the damage multiplicator does not.

Recommended heroes[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In the original DotA, this item was called the "Buriza-Do Kyanon", a reference to a weapon (unique ballista) in Diablo II. "Buriza-do Kyanon" means "Blizzard Cannon" in Japanese.
  • Daedalus is the Latin transcription of the Greek "Daidalos" which means "clever worker" in Ancient Greek and Daedalus is also one of the characters in Ovid's "Metamorphosis" who was a skillful craftsman and artisan.

Balance changelog[edit | edit source]

6.84

6.77

  • Reduced recipe cost from 1200 to 1000 (total cost from 5750 to 5550).
  • Reduced Critical Strike damage from 270% to 240%.

6.75

6.72

6.69

6.68

6.67

6.61

6.58

  • Cost:
    • Reduced Demon Edge cost from 2600 to 2400.
    • Increased recipe cost from 1000 to 1200.
    • Total cost remains 5800.

6.55

6.51

  • Reduced recipe cost from 1250 to 1000 (total cost from 6200 to 5950).

6.36

  • Cost:
    • Reduced Crystalys recipe cost from 1000 to 500.
    • Increased recipe cost from 750 to 1250.
    • Total cost remains 6200.

6.04

  • Increased Crystalys recipe cost from 800 to 1000 (total cost from 6000 to 6200).

6.03b

  • Cost:
    • Increased Crystalys recipe cost from 600 to 800
    • Increased recipe cost from 700 to 750.
    • Total cost from 5750 to 6000).
  • Increased attack damage bonus from 67 to 75.
  • Increased Critical Strike damage from 200% to 220%.

6.03

  • Reduced Crystalys recipe cost from 1300 to 600 (total cost from 6450 to 5750).
  • Reduced attack damage bonus from 96 to 67.

5.76

5.72

  • Cost:
    • Reduced Broadsword cost from 1250 to 1200.
    • Reduced Crystalys recipe cost from 1500 to 1300.
    • Now has a 700 gold cost recipe.
    • Total cost from 6000 to 6450.
  • Critical Strike
    • Increased proc chance from 15% to 20%.
    • Increased damage from 190% to 200%.

5.69-5.71

  • No longer has a 1 gold cost recipe (total cost from 6001 to 6000).

5.65

  • Now has a 1 gold cost recipe (total cost from 6000 to 6001).

5.61

5.55

  • Can now also be bought by melee heroes.

5.41-5.50

5.37-5.40

  • Reworked recipe and stats
Old Daedalus:
Recipe: Crystalys (3700), Sacred Relic (4100), Hyperstone (2950), Upgrader (1500)
Total cost: 12250
Attack damage bonus: 100
Attack speed bonus: 80
Armor bonus: 10
Ability: Critical Strike
New Daedalus:
Recipe: Crystalys (3400), Sacred Relic (4100)
Total cost: 7500
Attack damage bonus: 110
Ability: Critical Strike

5.32

5.11-5.31

  • Reworked.
Old Daedalus:
Recipe: 2x Eaglesong (7200), Hyperstone (2600), Upgrader (1500)
Total cost: 11300
Agility bonus: 50
Attack damage bonus: 5
Attack speed bonus: 60
Abiltiy: Cold Attack - Causes each attack to slow enemy movement speed by 40% and attack speed by 20 for 5 seconds.
Can be bought by any hero.
New Deadalus:
Recipe: Crystalys (3700), Sacred Relic (4100), Hyperstone (2950), Blade of Alacrity (1000), Upgrader (1500)
Total cost: 13250
Agility bonus: 10
Attack damage bonus: 100
Attack speed bonus: 80
Armor bonus: 10
Ability: Critical Strike - Grants each attack a 10% chance to deal 200% damage.
Can only be bought by ranged heroes.

Old abilities[edit | edit source]

Cold Attack
Unique Attack Modifier. Not blocked by Spell Immunity. Not blocked by Linken's Sphere. Cannot be dispelled. Cannot be used by illusions.
Ability Affects
Passive Enemies
Each attack slows the movement and attack speed of the target.
Move Speed Slow: 40%
Attack Speed Slow: 20
Duration: 5

Notes:

  • This ability was removed in the 5.11-5.31 gameplay patch.
  • Successive attacks with Cold Attack do not stack, but refresh the duration instead.