Cepheus Daidalos (ケフェウス星座のダイダロス, Kefeusu-seiza no Daidarosu) is the mentor of Andromeda Shun and Chameleon June and trained them on Andromeda Island. He was assassinated by Pisces Aphrodite when he sided with his student's belief that the Sanctuary was evil. According to the official Saint Seiya Encyclopedia he knows a varid range of fighting techniques and the fact that Aphrodite, a Gold Saint, has been sent to kill him, is a clear signal of his ability.
His Silver Cloth represents the Cepheus constellation. In the anime, He was replaced by Cepheus Albiore (ケフェウス星座のアルビオレ, Kefeusu-seiza no Arubiore), a character with a different appearance. Shun defines his strength as equal to Gold Saints, that's why Milo has been fighting an intense battle against him, despite he is only a Silver Saint. He is again killed with the intervention of Aphrodite who poisoned him with a Demon Rose.
The Cepheus Saint is named after the Greek inventor Daedalus.
In the mangaEdit
Daidalos is a powerful Silver Saint, whose power is comparable to that of a Golden Saints is the Master of the candidates for Santos in the Isle of Andromeda. Among his most well known are Shun , June, It has a lot of participation in the series and is remembered only in a couple of occasions, by his disciples. He knew Shun hidden power, so it always was a special way and advised him to continue. It gave their support when the Holy sacrifice made Bronze Andromeda, who showed his appreciation real power, being proud of his pupil beautiful Cosmos had developed.
From the beginning, Albiore not trust the Patriarch and doubted his actions, which is why the calls never came to it he did. Because of their disobedience, the Patriarch sent Milo to gain control of the island of Andromeda. However, Albiore resisted and faced the Scorpion to protect their students. The battle between the two was matched, so Pisces Aphrodite decided to intervene and treacherously attacked the Silver Ghost, who ended his sleeping body by one of the Roses enemy, to be later killed by Milo.
In the manga the murderer sent by the Pope Arles is Aphrodite and it is he who kills Daidaros / Albiore. Milo had no involvement there.
ConstellationEditCepheus is a northern constellation representing the legendary Ethiopian king Cepheus, Cassiopeia's husband and father of Andromeda. It is one of the 88 modern constellations and one of the 48 constellations named by Ptolemy.
Cepheus contains two variable stars of special interest in astronomy. δ Cephei is the prototype of the Cepheids, stars whose luminosity varies in a very regular basis and play an important role as distance indicators. Moreover, β Cephei, also called Alfirk-represents a kind of variables that show variations in brightness due to pulsations on the surface. In this constellation also located Cephei and VV Cephei μ, two of the largest stars known. Contrasting characteristics, the system 60 Kruger is formed by two small red dwarf 13 light years distant Solar System