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Daedalus icon.png
A weapon of incredible power that is difficult for even the strongest of warriors to control.
5320 (1000)
Bought From
Passive Critical Strike
Bonus +80 Attack damage
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Daedalus (5320)Components3.png
Crystalys (2,120)
Demon Edge (2,200)
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 Sven, Dragon Knight Dragon Knight, Kunkka Kunkka, Magnus Magnus.Tiny Tiny.

Agility: Arc Warden Arc Warden, Drow Ranger Drow Ranger, Sniper Sniper, Medusa Medusa, Clinkz Clinkz, Shadow Fiend Shadow Fiend, Mirana Mirana, Naga Siren Naga Siren, Phantom Lancer Phantom Lancer, Terrorblade Terrorblade, Spectre Spectre, Weaver Weaver, Faceless Void Faceless Void, Viper Viper.

Intelligence: Windranger 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 34.5 + 15% effective damage, if you have 40 or more damage Crystalys is better value for your gold than Demon Edge icon.png Demon Edge.

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