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Daedalus icon.png
A weapon of incredible power that is difficult for even the strongest of warriors to control.
5330 (1000)
Bought From
Passive Critical Strike
Bonus +80 Attack damage
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Daedalus (5330)Components3.png
Crystalys (2130)
Demon Edge (2200)
Recipe (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.


Critical Strike
Grants each attack a 30% chance to deal 235% damage.
Proc Chance: 30%
Critical Damage: 235%
Can be used by illusions. Red critical numbers are before illusion and armor reduction.


  • Increases attack damage by an average of 40.5%.
  • The proc chances of multiple crit sources stack.
    • If two sources of critical strike proc at the same time, the higher multiplier has priority.

Recommended heroes[edit]

Heroes who may include a Daedalus in their build situationally:

Strength: Sven minimap icon.png Sven, Dragon Knight minimap icon.png Dragon Knight, Kunkka minimap icon.png Kunkka, Magnus minimap icon.png Magnus.Tiny minimap icon.png Tiny.

Agility: Arc Warden minimap icon.png Arc Warden, Drow Ranger minimap icon.png Drow Ranger, Sniper minimap icon.png Sniper, Medusa minimap icon.png Medusa, Clinkz minimap icon.png Clinkz, Shadow Fiend minimap icon.png Shadow Fiend, Mirana minimap icon.png Mirana, Morphling minimap icon.png Morphling, Phantom Lancer minimap icon.png Phantom Lancer, Phantom Assassin minimap icon.png Phantom Assassin, Terrorblade minimap icon.png Terrorblade, Weaver minimap icon.png Weaver, Faceless Void minimap icon.png Faceless Void, Viper minimap icon.png Viper, Ember Spirit minimap icon.png Ember Spirit, Riki minimap icon.png Riki.

Intelligence: Windranger minimap icon.png Windranger.


  • 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 "Metamorphoses" who was a skillful craftsman and artisan.
  • Considering Crystalys icon.png Crystalys gives 43.7 + 15% effective damage, if you have -20 or more damage Crystalys is better value for your gold than Demon Edge icon.png Demon Edge.