The Black King Bar is an Item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Armor.
Buying another Black King Bar won't 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 for strength heroes) attack damage.
- Heroes whose default item build includes Black King Bar as a core item: Dragon Knight, Gyrocopter, 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, Drow Ranger, Elder Titan, Ember Spirit, Enigma, Huskar, Invoker, Juggernaut, Kunkka, Legion Commander, Leshrac, Lifestealer, Night Stalker, Outworld Devourer, Pugna, Razor ... further results.
- Black King Bar can now be sold
- Repurchasing does not reset its duration
- Avatar spell immunity duration and cooldown are now tied to the hero, instead of the item. Buying a new Black King Bar will not reset the Avatar's duration.
- Minimum immunity duration increased from 4 to 5.
- 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.
- 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
- Lowered Black King Bar duration slightly
- Reduced Black King Bar cooldown from 100 to 85 seconds
- Decreased BKB cooldown slightly
Activating Black King Bar