Monkey King Bar

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Monkey King Bar
Monkey King Bar icon.png
A powerful staff used by a master warrior.
Bought From
Passive Mini-Bash, True Strike
Bonus +88 Damage
+15 Attack speed
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Monkey King Bar (5400)
Javelin (1500)
Javelin (1500)
Demon Edge (2400)

The Monkey King Bar is an Item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Weapons. However, it can only be completed with items from the Secret Shop.


Blocked by Spell Immunity. Not blocked by Linken's Sphere. Cannot be used by illusions.
Ability Affects Damage
Passive Enemies Magical
Gives a chance to minibash and deal bonus damage.
Chance to Minibash: 35%
Bonus Minibash Damage: 100


  • Stuns for .01 seconds.
  • Both the damage and stun are magical.

True Strike
Can be used by illusions.
Ability Affects
Passive Enemies
Prevents your attacks from missing.


  • True Strike does not prevent attacks from melee units from missing due to targets exceeding movement buffer range.
  • True Strike does not go through Backtrack icon.png Backtrack.
  • True Strike prevents your attacks from missing towards uphill, but you still have a chance to miss attacks against towers and other buildings.

Recommended heroes[edit]


  • The Monkey King, Sun Wukong, is the subject of the Chinese folk novel Journey to the West. His weapon, Ruyi Jingu Bang (如意金箍棒), is a magical iron rod with ends banded with gold. Although it weighs several tons, the Monkey King can shrink it at will and tuck it behind his ear. It can also grow at will and duplicate into an infinite number of individual rods, essentially never missing the enemy.

Balance changelog[edit]


  • Damage increased by 8 to be equal to the total damage from its components


  • Now has an extra new passive ability True Strike that can be toggled on and off. True Strike makes your attacks never miss.


  • Improved damage from 75 to 80 and chance from 30->35%
  • Total cost unchanged (Javelin cost increased from 1400 to 1500, and Demon Edge cost reduced from 2600 to 2400)


  • Changed Monkey King Bar recipe


  • Monkey King Bar's bonus damage increased from 90 to 100


  • Added note to MKB about the 0.01 stun effect


  • Monkey King Bar now has 30% chance to deal 90 damage


  • Monkey King Bar recipe now 1650 from 1600