Daedalus armor

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Daedalus armor
  • Daedalus armor item sprite
  • Daedalus armor equipped (female)
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense51/39/35/33/37
Set BonusHelm: +5% melee damage
You have a 33% chance to reflect projectiles back at enemies
If you reflect a projectile you are also healed for 1/5 of that projectile's damage
Headgear: +5% ranged damage
Getting hit causes you to emit a blast of crystal shards

Hood: +5% magic damage
You have a 10% chance absorb physical attacks and projectiles when hit
If you absorb an attack you are healed for 1/2 of that attack's damage

Circlet: +20% minion damage
A daedalus crystal floats above you to protect you

Facemask: +5% increased rogue damage
Rogue projectiles throw out crystal shards as they travel
Rogue builds while not attacking and not moving, up to a max of 110
Rogue stealth only reduces when you attack, it does not reduce while moving
The higher your rogue stealth the higher your rogue damage, crit, and movement speed
Grants BuffDaedalus CrystalDaedalus Crystal
Buff durationInfinite (Circlet)
Buff tooltipThe daedalus crystal will protect you
Inflicts DebuffFrostburnFrostburn
100% chance

Debuff duration6 seconds (Daedalus crystal)
Debuff tooltipIt's either really hot or really cold. Either way it REALLY hurts
RarityRarity Level: 5
Sell12 Gold Coin (set)
Summons Minion
Daedalus Crystal
Daedalus Crystal.png

Daedalus Armor is a craftable Hardmode armor set, crafted from Cryonic Bars. It requires 33 Cryonic Bars to craft a single full suit, or 64 Cryonic Bars to craft a suit with one of each headpiece.

It consists of a Daedalus Breastplate and Daedalus Leggings as well as five different headpieces: the Daedalus Helm, Daedalus Headgear, Daedalus Hood, Daedalus Circlet, and Daedalus Facemask. Each helmet has its own set bonus.

The Daedalus Breastplate gives 17 defense, 3% increased damage and critical strike chance, and the Daedalus Leggings give 13 defense, 3% increased critical strike chance and 10% increased movement speed.

  • The Daedalus Helm gives 21 defense, 10% increased melee damage and critical strike chance. It also grants the player a 10% increase to melee swing speed and movement speed.
    Its set bonus gives an additional +5% melee damage and grants a 33% chance to reflect projectiles, healing the player for 1/5 of that projectile's damage.
  • The Daedalus Headgear gives 9 defense, 13% increased ranged damage and 7% increased critical strike chance and reduces ammo cost by 20%.
    Its set bonus gives an additional +5% ranged damage and causes the player to emit a blast of crystal shards when hit.
    • The shards deal 27 true damage and do not benefit from any damage bonuses.
  • The Daedalus Hood gives 5 defense, 13% increased magic damage and 7% increased critical strike chance, and +60 max mana. It also grants the player a 10% decreased mana usage cost.
    Its set bonus gives an additional +5% magic damage, and grants a 10% chance to absorb physical attacks and projectiles when hit, healing the player for 1/2 of the attack's damage.
  • The Daedalus Circlet gives 3 defense, 5% increased minion damage, and increases max number of minions by 2.
    Its set bonus gives an additional +20% minion damage and summons a Daedalus Crystal to fight for the player.
    • The Daedalus Crystal floats above the player's head, firing at enemies for 95 damage and inflicting Frostburn for 6 seconds.
  • The Daedalus Facemask gives 7 defense, 13% increased rogue damage and 7% increased critical strike chance, and increases projectile speed by 15%. It also grants the player an additional 17% movement speed increase.
    Its set bonus gives an additional +5% rogue damage, causes rogue projectiles to release crystal shards as they travel, and gives a maximum rogue stealth of 110.
    • Crystal shards deal 15% of the rogue weapon's damage.

A full set always provides at least 30 defense, 3% increased damage, 6% increased critical strike chance and 10% increased movement speed.

Set[edit | edit source]

Daedalus Breastplate
  • Daedalus Breastplate item sprite
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense17
Body slotShirt
Tooltip3% increased damage and critical strike chance
Sell4 Gold Coin
Daedalus Leggings
  • Daedalus Leggings item sprite
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense13
Body slotPants
Tooltip3% increased critical strike chance
10% increased movement speed
Sell3 Gold Coin

Helmet Variants[edit | edit source]

Daedalus Helm
  • Daedalus Helm item sprite
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense21
Body slotHelmet
Tooltip10% increased melee damage and critical strike chance
10% increased melee and movement speed
Sell5 Gold Coin
Daedalus Headgear
  • Daedalus Headgear item sprite
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense9
Body slotHelmet
Tooltip13% increased ranged damage and 7% increased ranged critical strike chance
reduces ammo cost by 20%
Sell5 Gold Coin
Daedalus Hood
  • Daedalus Hood item sprite
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense5
Body slotHelmet
Tooltip13% increased magic damage and 7% increased mage critical strike chance
10% decreased mana usage and +60 max mana
Sell5 Gold Coin
Daedalus Circlet
  • Daedalus Circlet item sprite
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense3
Body slotHelmet
Tooltip5% increased minion damage and +2 max minions
Sell5 Gold Coin
Daedalus Facemask
  • Daedalus Facemask item sprite
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense7
Body slotHelmet
Tooltip13% increased rogue damage and 7% increased rogue critical strike chance, increases rogue velocity by 15%
17% increased movement speed
Sell5 Gold Coin

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Cryonic Bar.png Cryonic Bar 15
Result
Daedalus Breastplate.png Daedalus Breastplate 1
Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Cryonic Bar.png Cryonic Bar 10
Result
Daedalus Leggings.png Daedalus Leggings 1
Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Cryonic Bar.png Cryonic Bar 8
Result
Daedalus Helm.png Daedalus Helm 1
Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Cryonic Bar.png Cryonic Bar 8
Result
Daedalus Headgear.png Daedalus Headgear 1
Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Cryonic Bar.png Cryonic Bar 8
Result
Daedalus Hood.png Daedalus Hood 1
Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Cryonic Bar.png Cryonic Bar 8
Result
Daedalus Circlet.png Daedalus Circlet 1
Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Cryonic Bar.png Cryonic Bar 8
Result
Daedalus Facemask.png Daedalus Facemask 1

Lore[edit | edit source]

Equipment[edit | edit source]

Having removed the impurities from the scrap found beneath the frozen tundra, the alloy once used by the great inventor Daedalus holds many of its original qualities, though noticeably dulled by centuries spent encased in ice. Despite the fact that it was never intended for battle during its conceptualization, it’s notable strength and versatility lends it credit as equipment with considerable power.

Daedalus[edit | edit source]

During his time, Daedalus was a genius in nearly every field of science and art. He constructed weapons for battle, designed towering marvels, and peered ever further into the miracle of life. He was also an excellent strategist in battle, as proven in his efforts to protect the kingdom which was his patron. Never once did it fall to an enemy siege, nor did it fail in its conquests. Yet, Daedalus detested war, merely seeing it as a waste of resources and time. He only ever gave advice to battles he knew would be crucial to the capitol’s survival. However, he never found these to provide him interest enough, and would always once more turn to the mysteries of life, the code of the universe. Of course, such brilliance does not go uncredited, nor unnoticed. His name was common knowledge across the land, and many sought to possess his intellect, either to destroy or utilize to fit their needs. Unsurprisingly, every attempt to capture the scientist, be it in battle or not, failed. Even factions who aimed to recruit him peacefully found their offers rejected, for the simple reason that Daedalus was as loyal to his patrons as he was wise. He was void of carnal desires, as well as instinctual fears. It was as if he was one of his own creations, each gear perfectly calibrated, the system fine tuned for maximum efficiency. It seemed he would never falter. However, time passes, as it does, and like any mortal man, Daedalus began to succumb to old age. The inevitable approach of death. As he grew old, the vigor of youth fled his body. If his weary mortal form were to fail him, he would never decipher the language of the universe, as he hoped to do. He would seek a way to cheat death. Once more falling back to the reliability of calculations devoid of emotion, he devised a last bid for life. He worked like a madman in his final days, never showing his face, nor making human contact when necessary. After countless days of toil, assisted only by his own creations, he had built a device capable of replicating the complexities of the human mind, a massive machine, the culmination of a life spent exploring every nook and cranny of the known world. It was finally complete. And that was the year when Yharim came to power.

The Jungle Tyrant’s own chief advisor and scientist, the cyborg known as Draedon, was of course aware of Daedalus’ intellect. Although he also knew of the scientist’s aversion to violence, he believed that it would be necessary in their conquests for him to be eliminated before they could make forward progress. He himself led the Tyrant’s forces against the city, forces that far outnumbered the armies the kingdom had withstood before. Even had Daedalus not been occupied with his own dilemma, his assistance might not have been able to halt the attack. Daedalus himself knew that this would be his final chance to complete his life’s work. As the siege above prolonged for days, which became weeks, his plan advanced, the machine working away at the challenge of preserving the miracle of consciousness. However, as he awaited its completion, yet another foreign emotion wormed into his mind. Guilt. Above, carnage raged on, and many lives were lost. It would be one of the worst atrocities in recorded in history. He knew it had been a hopeless battle from the beginning, but such a slaughter… even he could not ignore such an atrocity. In his obsession to cheat death he had nearly betrayed those who had kindly provided for him, shelter and resources. In a fit of anger, at the at the invading forces, and himself, he redirected the power meant to sustain his mind after he had converted it, to trigger a series of massive explosions, which would cause devastating losses to the invading army. This would mean that he would never complete his life's mission, but he knew it had to be done. He would never be able to live with the guilt that he had abandoned his duties entirely. As the walls of the city finally fell, and its people were massacred, Daedalus at last looked death in the eye, and triggered the explosives. Most of Yharim’s army was destroyed, along with the city itself. The blast was of such power, that it incinerated Daedalus with his laboratories deep underground, embedding shrapnel far into the earth, and transforming the area into a frigid wasteland.