Black King Bar
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|Black King Bar|
|A powerful staff imbued with the strength of giants.|
| Bought From|
|Bonus|| +10 Strength|
 Additional Information
The fact that this item cannot be sold was implemented to prevent selling and re-buying the item to refresh the duration and cooldown time.
 Recommended heroes
- Heroes whose default item build includes Black King Bar as a core item: Luna, Lycan, Phantom Assassin, Shadow Fiend, Spirit Breaker, Sven, Troll Warlord.
- Heroes whose default item build includes Black King Bar as a situational item: Alchemist, Bane, Batrider, Bloodseeker, Bounty Hunter, Broodmother, Chaos Knight, Clinkz, Crystal Maiden, Death Prophet, Dragon Knight, Drow Ranger, Elder Titan, Ember Spirit, Enigma … further results.
 Balance changelog
- Recipe cost increased from 1300 to 1375.
- Magic Immunity now has a 6th level of decrease.
- So it decreases on usage until it gets to 4 duration and 50 CD. Previously the lowest level was 5 duration and 55 CD.
- Can no longer be sold.
- Total cost reduced by 10 (Mithril Hammer cost reduced from 1610 to 1600)
- Reworked Black King Bar:
- Old BKB:
- Components: Ogre Axe (1000), Broadsword (1200), Recipe (1600) (Total: 3800)
- Stats: +18 Damage, +10 Strength
- Active: 85 seconds cooldown, 9 seconds duration
- New BKB:
- Components: Ogre Axe(1000), Mithril Hammer (1610), Recipe (1300) (Total: 3910)
- Stats: +24 Damage, +10 Strength
- Active: 80/75/70/65/60/55 seconds cooldown, 10/9/8/7/6/5 seconds duration
- Old BKB:
- Lowered Black King Bar duration slightly
- Reduced Black King Bar cooldown from 100 to 85 seconds
- Reduced cooldown on BKB
- Decreased BKB cooldown slightly