Black King Bar

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Black King Bar
Black King Bar icon.png
A powerful staff imbued with the strength of giants.
Cost
3975 (1375)
Bought From
Armor
Active Avatar
Bonus +10 Strength
+24 Attack Damage
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Black King Bar (3975)
Mithril Hammer (1600)
Ogre Club (1000)
Recipe (1375)

The Black King Bar is an Item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Armor.

Additional information[edit | edit source]

Buying another Black King Bar does not reset its duration and cooldown, as they are bound to the hero.

One Black King Bar grants a total of 190 health, 0.3 health regeneration and 24 (34 to Strength strength heroes) attack damage.

Ability[edit | edit source]

Avatar
Ability Affects
No Target Self
Grants Spell Immunity and 100% Magic Damage Resistance. Duration and cooldown decrease with each use. Some abilities are able to disable through Avatar.
Duration: 10/9/8/7/6/5
Cooldown 80/75/70/65/60/55

Notes:

  • Interrupts the owner's channeling spells upon cast.
  • Causes the user's model size to increase by 30% for its duration. This has no impact on its collision size.
  • For more details, including a list of spells which are not blocked, see Spell immunity.


Recommended heroes[edit | edit source]

Balance changelog[edit | edit source]

6.84

  • Can now be sold again (cooldown and duration still bound to hero).

6.82

  • Avatar.
    • Current duration and cooldown are now bound to the hero, instead of the item. This means rebuying the item no longer resets the values.
    • Cooldown and duration now decrease up to 5 times again.
    • Duration from 10/9/8/7/6/5/4 to 10/9/8/7/6/5.
    • Cooldown from 80/75/70/65/60/55/50 to 80/75/70/65/60/55.

6.79

  • Increased recipe cost from 1300 to 1375 (total cost from 3900 to 3975).

6.78

  • Avatar
    • Cooldown and duration now decrease up to 6 times.
    • Duration from 10/9/8/7/6/5 to 10/9/8/7/6/5/4.
    • Cooldown from 80/75/70/65/60/55 to 80/75/70/65/60/55/50.

6.75

  • Can no longer be sold.

6.60

  • Reduced Mithril Hammer cost from 1610 to 1600 (total cost form 3910 to 3900).

6.55

  • Reworked recipe
Old Black King Bar:
Recipe: Broadsword (1200), Ogre Club (1000), recipe (1600)
Total cost: 3800
New Black King Bar:
Recipe: Mithril Hammer (1610), Ogre Club (1000), recipe (1300)
Total cost: 3910
  • Increased attack damage bonus from 18 to 24.
  • Avatar
    • Now gets has decreasing duration and cooldown per use, up to 5 times.
    • Duration from 9 to 10/9/8/7/6/5.
    • Cooldown from 85 to 80/75/70/65/60/55.

6.52

  • Reduced Avatar duration from 10 to 9.

6.49

  • Reduced Avatar cooldown from 100 to 85.

6.45

  • Can now be dropped again (now sellable and destroyable).
  • Avatar no longer has a 150 mana cost.

6.12b

  • Increased Avatar cooldown from 80 to 100.

6.12

  • Can no longer be dropped again (no longer sellable and destroyable).

6.11

  • Reduced Avatar cooldown from 100 to 80.

6.10

  • Can now be dropped (is now sellable and destroyable).
  • Reduced Avatar cooldown from 120 to 100.

6.06

  • Increased recipe cost from 1450 to 1600 (total cost from 3650 to 3800).
  • Avatar
    • No longer grants 200 health for its duration.
    • No longer grants 5 armor for its duration.
    • No longer grants 30 attack damage for its duration.
    • Reduced duration from 15 to 10.
    • Increased cooldown from 90 to 120.

5.74

5.72

  • Reduced Broadsword cost from 1250 to 1200 (total cost from 3700 to 3650).

5.65

  • Cost:
    • No longer requires Upgrader to build.
    • Now has a 1450 gold cost recipe.
    • Total cost from 3750 to 3700.

5.53

  • Can no longer be dropped (no longer sellable and destroyable).

5.41-5.50

  • Created.

Gallery[edit | edit source]