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Silver Edge

A hero's stealthy ally, a powerful and stealth-enhancing item that not only bolsters your hero's damage and attributes but also grants them the ability to break their foes in the most cunning approach!
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Once used to slay an unjust king, only to have the kingdom erupt into civil war in the aftermath.

A hero's stealthy ally, a powerful and stealth-enhancing item that not only bolsters your hero's damage and attributes but also grants them the ability to break their foes in the most cunning approach!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 60 Damage

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+ 35 Attack Speed

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Recipe

A hero's stealthy ally, a powerful and stealth-enhancing item that not only bolsters your hero's damage and attributes but also grants them the ability to break their foes in the most cunning approach!
Shadow Blade
Demon Edge
Silver Edge Recipe

Abilities

Active: Shadow Walk

Makes you invisible for 17.0 seconds, or until you attack or cast a spell. While invisible, you move 25% faster and can move through units.
Attacking to end the invisibility will deal 300 bonus physical damage and disable their passive abilities for 5 seconds.

Mana: 75

Cooldown: 20

Additional Insights

The Silver Edge is perfect for heroes seeking increased damage, survivability, and a strategic edge in battles. It's an item that not only strengthens your hero but also grants them the element of surprise, enabling them to disable enemy passives and strike with devastating force

Statistics

The statistics below shows the percentage of hero builds which contain Silver Edge as a core or non-core item for each role. These statistics are based on our hero guides.

Itemization Strategy

Designed to be purchased when you need to break a certain passive ability, there is no specific time when to build it but a specific catch or requirement to break down an opponent in the engagement of a battle, Most purchased by cores as it also gives a critical strike element to their damage.

Heroes with Silver Edge as Core Item

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Legion Commander
A core item that gives you the ability to land surprise Duels on enemy heroes by going invisible. Also provides high attack speed and damage output as well as a passive break.

Heroes countered by Silver Edge

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Abaddon
Lets you apply the break effect on Abaddon and make him manually use Borrowed Time. Works well in combination with a silence.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Axe
Lets you apply the break effect on Axe and prevent him from gaining Counter Helix proc charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Bristleback
Lets you apply the break effect on Bristleback and make him significantly less tanky to burst him down in its duration.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Dawnbreaker
Lets you apply the break effect on Dawnbreaker to reduce her damage and sustain through Luminosity.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Dragon Knight
Lets you apply the break effect on Dragon Knight to nullify his high HP regen and armor from Dragon Blood and burst him down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Enchantress
Lets you apply the break effect on Enchantress and burst her down with right clicks in its duration without losing your attack speed.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Huskar
Lets you apply the break effect on Huskar and burst him down in its duration while he does not have the added HP regen and magic resistance.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Juggernaut
Lets you apply the break effect on Juggernaut to reduce his right click damage output. Also lets you go invisible and interrupt Omnislash.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Lina
Lets you apply the break effect on Lina to reduce her mobility and damage output. Also lets you close the gap on her through invisibility to burst her down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Mars
Breaking Mars will let you bypass the Bulwark and let you kill Mars easier
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Monkey King
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Night Stalker
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Outworld Devourer
Necessary to break the passive provided by Outworld Destroyer's Aghanim Scepter upgrade.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Phantom Assassin
To break her Evasion passive.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Riki
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Sniper
To close the gap to Sniper
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Spectre
A must-buy item when playing into Spectre in order to break her Dispersion and Desolate to make her drastically weaker in fights.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Tidehunter
Breaking Tide`s passive will result into a very easier target to kill
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Timbersaw
Breaking through Timbers passive will get you a much easier target to kill
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Weaver
To get on top of Weaver, to remove the bugs and break the passive
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Wraith King
To break the lifesteal and crit passive of Wraith King.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Zeus
To get on top of Zeus, avoid being damaged by Thundergod`s Wrath while invisible and as bonus to break his passive

Trivia

The introduction of the Silver Edge showcased the developers intention to offer players a strategic option to counter certain strong passive abilities present in the game. This allowed heroes utilizing the Silver Edge to mitigate the impact of powerful enemy passives by temporarily disabling them during crucial engagements.