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  • Play Kunkka is my name.
  • Play An old vessel, but more than seaworthy.
  • Play Admiral Kunkka here.
  • Play Admiral of the fleet.
  • Play Step lively now, your Admiral is on board!
  • Play I step ashore.
  • Play We're all in the same boat.
  • Play My ship has come in!
  • Play Time to shove off.
  • Play Worth my salt and more.
  • Play Batten the hatches!
  • Play Full sail ahead!



  • Play Admiral Kunkka!


Entering battle

  • Play Kunkka is my name.
  • Play Admiral Kunkka here.
  • Play Admiral of the fleet.
  • Play Step lively now, your Admiral is on board!
  • Play I step ashore.
  • Play We're all in the same boat.
  • Play Admiral Kunkka!
  • Play I'm Admiral Kunkka!


  • Play Don't worry, lads, this one's in the bag!

Beginning battle

  • Play Run up the sail while we've got the tide!
  • Play Rough seas ahead, crew. Strap me to the mizzen when I give the word.


6 seconds cooldown


6 seconds cooldown

  • Play Attack!
  • Play Run you through!
  • Play This'll trim your sails.
  • Play Splay your blood across the deck!
  • Play I'll drag your bleeding head aloft!
  • Play Keel-haul the lot of 'em!
  • Play Here's a yardarm for ya!
  • Play You don't have the sand.
  • Play No room to swing a cat in this crowd.
  • Play Batten the hatches!
  • Play Look sharp!

Ordering a spell cast

Only when distance is at least 2x the cast range, 4 seconds cooldown

  • Play Cast away!
  • Play Hie thee to battle!


Torrent icon.png Torrent
Killing enemy
30% chance

  • Play Swept you off your feet, ha ha!
  • Play You're all washed up!
  • Play Ha, soaked ya!

Killing enemy in the fog of war
30% chance

  • Play The fog can't hide ya!

X Marks the Spot icon.png X Marks the Spot
Upon returning
25% chance

  • Play Ha, welcome back!
  • Play Not so safe harbor, eh?
  • Play Back so soon?
  • Play Back to port!
  • Play Yes, X marks the spot.

Ghostship icon.png Ghostship
On cast

Killing enemy
20% chance

  • Play Ha-ha, thar she blows!

No enemy hit
50% chance

  • Play u Come about!
  • Play Now that was a fail-boat!

Leveling up

  • Play I grow stronger!
  • Play I'm buoyed up!
  • Play My sails fill!
  • Play Yes, my strength grows!
  • Play A rising tide.
  • Play Hm-haaahr

Killing an enemy

  • Play Deluged!
  • Play The devil to pay.
  • Play I trawl your guts with my blade!
  • Play Keelhauled!
  • Play To the deeps with you.
  • Play Straight to the bottom with ya!
  • Play Ha, lowered the boom.
  • Play Furled your sails for good.
  • Play Eat my wake.
  • Play Blood in the wake.
  • Play Deep six'd.
  • Play Heh! Man overboard!
  • Play Heh! You'll always be my chum!
  • Play Hah Hah Hah!
  • Play Hah-Hah-hah-hah!
  • Play Hummha-ha-ha-ha-ha
  • Play Huh-ha-huh!
  • Play Huh-heh-Heh-ha!
  • Play Hah-Hah!
  • Play he-hu-hu-hu-hu-huhhuha!
  • Play He-he-he-heha-ha!
  • Play Hmm-ha-ha-ha
  • Play You set sail for fail.

Killing a specific enemy

  • Play Tidehunter Tidehunter, I'll dry your clammy skin in the sun.
  • Play Tidehunter u May the crabs eat you, Tidehunter, nerve by living nerve.
  • Play Tidehunter u May the surf run green with your scurvy blood, Tidehunter.
  • Play Tidehunter Crabs take you, Tidehunter.
  • Play Tidehunter Rot in the sun, Tidehunter.
  • Play Tidehunter Tidehunter? More like dead hunter.
  • Play Tidehunter Tidehunter, you've been prawned!
  • Play Tidehunter Tidehunter, eh? More like catch o' the day!
  • Play Tidehunter u Ah, Tidehunter.
  • Play Tidehunter u Tidehunter, I'll rope your rotting carcass to my bow.
  • Play Tidehunter u Well, Tidehunter, look what the tide washed in.
  • Play Tidehunter Tidehunter, where to begin? I know, with your end!
  • Play Tidehunter I've nothing left to say to you, Tidehunter.
  • Play Tidehunter Curse my name all you like, Tidehunter, it only makes me grin.
  • Play Tidehunter I never tire of hearing my name on your lips.
  • Play Tidehunter Tidehunter, I hear you've been calling me names behind my stern.
  • Play Tidehunter Tidehunter, you left us too soon.
  • Play Tidehunter u It's a special thing, the bond between a monster and an admiral.
  • Play Tidehunter Tidehunter, tell me how you really feel.
  • Play Tidehunter Oh I'll never have another nemesis like Tidehunter.
  • Play Tidehunter Ah, Tidehunter, you weren't all bad.
  • Play Tidehunter I'm going to miss that slimy wretch.
  • Play Tidehunter No one put up a fight like good old Tidehunter.
  • Play Tidehunter It's a special thing, the bond between a monster and an admiral.
  • Play Tidehunter Go, hunt the tides of death now, old friend.
  • Play Tidehunter Ah, nobody hated me like Tidehunter. He made me feel appreciated.
  • Play Tidehunter He loved the sea, Tidehunter did, and for that I cannot hate him.
  • Play Tidehunter As implacable foes go, Tidehunter, you were top notch.
  • Play Tidehunter There went my soul mate.
  • Play Tidehunter Ah, Tidehunter, you were my better half.
  • Play Tidehunter Ah, Tidehunter, you cared enough to hate me. You can't buy that sort of love.

35% chance

  • Play Windranger Sweetly sweetly blew the breeze, on me alone it blew.
  • Play Naga Siren You fell upon your own rocks, Siren.
  • Play Naga Siren I stopped my ears against you, Siren.
  • Play Naga Siren Siren, you can stop calling me now.
  • Play Slardar You're not the worst of your kind, Slardar, but you're typical of em.
  • Play Slardar And a thousand thousand slimy things lived on, and so did I!
  • Play Doom Full plain I see the devil knows how to row.
  • Play Shadow Fiend I thought I hated demons, but I didn't know what hate was till I met that Shadow Fiend.
  • Play Shadow Demon Shadow Demon, ye're but a shadow of the demon fleet I put down.
  • Play Death Prophet Is Death truly that woman's mate?
  • Play Lifestealer My mast, your master.
  • Play Ogre Magi I sought a port, not a portly.
  • Play Pudge He was a rather portly authority.

First Blood

  • Play First blood, and here come the sharks.

Meeting an ally

During earlygame, within 1000 radius

  • Play Tidehunter r One of these days, Tidehunter, one of these days.
  • Play Tidehunter r Hoy, small fry!
  • Play Ancient Apparition r Apparition, with you by my side I'll live to be an ancient mariner!
  • Play Undying r Ah, Undying, we'll make a ghastly crew.
  • Play Broodmother r Just to be clear, if I call you mate, I don't mean it literally.
  • Play Sven r With a helm like that, Sven, I dub thee my helmsman.

Last hitting

60 seconds cooldown

  • Play Yes!
  • Play I'll take that.
  • Play Gold for my chest.
  • Play Booty!
  • Play Your ship has sailed.
  • Play Blood in the water!
  • Play Catch o' the day.
  • Play Hand it over.


Requires visible enemy player within 1000 radius, 60 seconds cooldown

Acquiring an item

  • Play Worth my salt and more.
  • Play r There is no bad weather, only thin armor.
  • Play r Ah, clear sailing now.
  • Play r This is worth an empty chest.
  • Play r That's worth a few pieces of eight!
  • Play r Bought with booty!
  • Play r Bootylicious!

Acquiring a specific item

  • Play Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r Aye! Scepter!
  • Play Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r Ah, scepter.
  • Play Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r A scepter to rule the rolling seas.
  • Play Bottle (650) That's a lot for an empty bottle.
  • Play Bottle (650) When I'm done with this, I'll fill it with rum.
  • Play Bottle (650) Damn, I thought this bottle would have rum in it.
  • Play Blink Dagger (2250) r Blink Dagger!
  • Play Blink Dagger (2250) r It's clear sailing from here on out.
  • Play Crystalys (2120) r Crystalys!
  • Play Crystalys (2120) r Yes, Fish and Crits!
  • Play Daedalus (5320) r Daedalus!
  • Play Shadow Blade (2700) r Shadow Blade!
  • Play Black King Bar (3975) r Black King Bar!
  • Play Vanguard (2150) r Vanguard!
  • Play Battle Fury (4400) r Eh, Battlefury!
  • Play Assault Cuirass (5250) r Assault cuirass!
  • Play Heart of Tarrasque (5200) r Heart of Tarrasque!
  • Play Linken's Sphere (5050) r Linken's Sphere!
  • Play Aegis of the Immortal Immortality!

25% chance

  • Play Aegis of the Immortal I'm unsinkable!


  • Play Nooooo!
  • Play Wrack and ruin.
  • Play I've run aground.
  • Play Down… with the ship.
  • Play Keeled…over.
  • Play Wrecked!
  • Play Sucked out with the tide.
  • Play Ebb…tide.
  • Play Lost my sea legs…
  • Play Bury me at sea.
  • Play Dashed on the rocks.
  • Play Ahh-errr.
  • Play Noo-errr.
  • Play Ahhh-guglugeewrrrrrr
  • Play Ahhh-ehh—glglglrr-owwrgcccccheh
  • Play Grggglglglglglglglggllllllll

Dying to a specific hero

  • Play Tidehunter I'll be back for you, Tidehunter.
  • Play Tidehunter Tidehunter, you carrion-eating cuttlefish!
  • Play Tidehunter Tidehunter, your blood runs with bilgewater!

50% chance

  • Play Keeper of the Light Illuminate icon.png Not the horse latitudes.


  • Play I'll avenge myself.
  • Play The trade winds still blow.
  • Play I debark once again.
  • Play Eight bells and all's well.
  • Play Hah! Any port in a storm.
  • Play All's shipshape from stern to scupper.
  • Play A man never steps into the same sea twice.
  • Play True peace is only at sea.
  • Play Uh, belay that last order.


  • Play I'm back with the tide!

Bottling Runes

  • Play I'll save this for another day.
  • Play u Waste of a good bottle.
  • Play Into the hold.
  • Play Into the bottle, and down the hatch.

Activating runes

Arcane Rune minimap icon.png Arcane Rune

  • Play 300 Ah, clear sailing now.
  • Play Arcane power!

Bounty Rune minimap icon.png Bounty Rune

Double Damage Rune minimap icon.png Double Damage Rune

  • Play Double damage!

25% chance

  • Play Two masts on this brigantine!

Haste Rune minimap icon.png Haste Rune

25% chance

  • Play Eight knots and full ahead!

Illusion Rune minimap icon.png Illusion Rune

25% chance

  • Play Three sheets to the wind.
  • Play Hah! Now this is a fleet!

Invisibility Rune minimap icon.png Invisibility Rune

25% chance

  • Play Clear as clean water!
  • Play u Ha, my fleet is afloat.

Regeneration Rune minimap icon.png Regeneration Rune

  • Play Ha! Regeneration!

25% chance

  • Play It heals like the salt-sea air!

Ability on cooldown

First attempt within 10 seconds

Second attempt within 10 seconds

Third and more attempts within 10 seconds

Not enough mana

First attempt within 10 seconds

Second attempt within 10 seconds

Third and more attempts within 10 seconds

Taking damage

3 seconds cooldown

25% chance

  • Play 120 I'm under attack!


5 consecutive clicks on the hero

  • Play If the demons of the Cataract couldn't sink my fleet, then this lot doesn't stand a chance.
  • Play I haven't seen such a pack of tree weasels since we rousted the Trembling Isles free of all the…tree weasels.

Chat responses

Lane missing

  • Play Missing top!
  • Play Missing middle!
  • Play Missing bottom!

thx, thanks, ty, or ally casts certain spell on player, 30 seconds cooldown

  • Play Thanks to ye!
  • Play Well hello!
  • Play You're a trusty mate!

/laugh, haha, lol, 15 seconds cooldown

  • Play Hah-Hah-hah-hah!
  • Play Hummha-ha-ha-ha-ha
  • Play Huh-ha-huh!
  • Play Huh-heh-Heh-ha!
  • Play Hah-Hah!
  • Play he-hu-hu-hu-hu-huhhuha!
  • Play He-he-he-heha-ha!
  • Play Hmm-ha-ha-ha

Match end


  • Play Yesss!
  • Play Victory!
  • Play Yes, lads, we've reached safe harbor!
  • Play Ha-haaa!


  • Play Nooooooo!
  • Play Defeated!
  • Play We're sunk.
  • Play A captain goes down with his ship.
  • Play Arh, shipwrecked.

Cosmetic item drop


  • Play Someone must have dropped this overboard. Fair, finders keepers.


  • Play That's worth a bottle of rum.
  • Play A shiny token taken from the shoals.

Rare and higher

  • Play My ship has come in!
  • Play Ah, had this treasure not fallen to me, I would have delved to the sea floor to claim it!





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