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- The attack out of Silver Edge's Shadow Walk cannot miss.
- Does not interrupt the user's channeling spells upon cast.
- The bonus damage is dealt in one instance together with the attack damage, and counts as attack damage as well.
- Applies a break on the target when attacking from invisibility, disabling passive abilities.
- Places the debuff before the attack damage is applied, but still relies on the attack (or projectile) to hit.
- The invisibility is lost upon reaching the cast point of spells, or upon finishing an attack (for ranged heroes upon projectile launch).
- Unlike Shadow Blade, Silver Edge does not apply the damage if an attack hits during the fade time.
- Allows the user to pass through other units, including wards, but not through buildings.
- The user can pick up and drop items without breaking the invisibility.
- Shares cooldown with .
- Increases attack damage by an average of 18%.
- The proc chances of multiple crit sources stack.
- If two sources of critical strike proc at the same time, the higher multiplier has priority.
- Critical Strike uses pseudo-random distribution.
- Dragon Knight benefits well with the stats provided by Silver Edge. In addition to it, the invisibility and break gives him more potential as a carry.
- Silver Edge allows Legion Commander to easily gank a lone enemy for s.
- A natural builder, Slark can upgrade to Silver Edge to gain more attributes and the ability to break the enemy.
- The invisibility can still be activated by Spirit Breaker while charging with , giving it less time for the enemy to retaliate against him.
Heroes who lack mobility benefits well with Silver Edge:
- Be aware that the Break mechanic has no effect on your opponents' items. If they have a or , for example, they will still receive the full benefits of these items.
- Consider purchasing this item if the enemy has troubling passives such as , , , , , and .
- Remember that abilities using stacks (such as , and ) are only prevented from gaining or placing new stacks. If the target already has existing stacks (on themselves or on their target), their passive can still function until the stacks expire (such as Reactive Armor's regeneration/armor and Fury Swipes' additional damage).
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