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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

bonus damage

+ 60 Damage

+ 35 Attack Speed

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 6 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 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 Anti-Mage
Gives you the ability to break Anti Mage's passive to make him squishier to spell damage.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Axe
Lets you apply the break effect on Axe and prevent him from gaining Counter Helix proc charges when tanking right clicks.
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 and burst him down in its duration while he does not have the HP regen and armor from Dragon Blood.
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
Lets you apply the break effect on Mars and make him significantly less tanky to burst him down in its duration.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Monkey King
Lets you apply the break effect on Monkey King to prevent him from activating Jingu Mastery and significantly reduce his damage and HP sustain.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Night Stalker
Lets you apply the break effect on Night Stalker to significantly reduce his mobility and damage output during Dark Ascension or night time.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Outworld Devourer
Lets you apply the break effect on Outworld Destroyer to not let him recover his mana pool to reduce his damage output through Arcane Orb and not have mana for spells.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Phantom Assassin
Lets you apply the break effect on Phantom Assassin to burst her down with right clicks while she does not have evasion from her passive ability.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Riki
Lets you apply the break effect on Riki to disable his permanent invisibility and backstab damage from Cloak and Dagger.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Sniper
Lets you close the gap on Sniper and the break effect on Sniper to disable Headshot to reduce his damage output and burst him down in a right click battle.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Spectre
Lets you apply the break effect on Spectre to disable both Desolate and Dispersion to significantly reduce her damage output.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Tidehunter
Lets you apply the break effect on Tidehunter to reduce his tankiness against physical damage as well as take away his passive strong dispel mechanic.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Timbersaw
Lets you apply the break effect on Timbersaw and burst him down in its duration while Timbersaw cannot build up his armor and HP regen from Reactive Armor stacks.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Weaver
Lets you apply the break effect on Weaver to disable Geminate Attack and reduce his damage output. Also lets you become invisible to instantly kill The Swarm bug.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Wraith King
Lets you apply the break effect on Wraith King to reduce his damage output and HP sustain from Vampiric Spirit, Spectral Blade, and Mortal Strike.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Zeus
Lets you close the gap on Zeus through invisibility to burst him down at the start of the fight. Also disables his Lightning Hands if he has Aghanims Shard.

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.
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