Skeleton King/Responses

From Dota 2 Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Necronomicon 1 icon.png
Play More pages for my Black Grimoire!
This article or section contains content that has been removed from the game or store. It exists solely for archival purposes.


Entering battle

  • Play Skeleton King!
  • Play The Bone King!
  • Play Comes now the King of Bones!


  • Play The King declares this one in the bag!

Beginning battle

  • Play And so the war begins!


6 seconds cooldown


6 seconds cooldown

  • Play Attack!
  • Play I'll cleave your skull!
  • Play I'll impale you!
  • Play A bone to pick!
  • Play Bow before me!
  • Play Take a knee, peasant!
  • Play Dare you look at me?
  • Play Fracture!
  • Play Come, let's be about it!
  • Play Submit to the Empire of Bone.
  • Play A bone of contention!

Ordering a spell cast

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

  • Play Your liege approaches.
  • Play I'll run you down!
  • Play I'm coming for your skin.
  • Play I'm coming for your bones.


Hellfire Blast
On cast

Killing enemy
15% chance

Leveling up

  • Play A prince no longer!
  • Play Ah, my realm expands!
  • Play The king's reach extends!
  • Play I extend my empire!
  • Play Crown me!
  • Play A king's ascension!
  • Play Oh, roll the bones!
  • Play Soon I'll choose a queen!
  • Play He he ha ha! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!

Killing an enemy

  • Play Traitor to the king!
  • Play Your tongue makes debts my sword collects!
  • Play Bow before your king!
  • Play You come to a bad end.
  • Play Another notch on my sword.
  • Play A fine skin to drape o'er my bones.
  • Play What a wretched bag of skin you were.
  • Play I pitied you, with your flea-bitten pelt.
  • Play I'd not give a rotten cork for that lousy hide.
  • Play Your bones will line my garden path.
  • Play Oh you'll come back, as dice and dominoes.
  • Play Boned!
  • Play Murder boned!
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Oh ha ho ha ho!
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Ha ha ha ha.
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha ha ha!

Killing a specific enemy
25% chance

  • Play Weaver minimap icon.png Invertebrate scum!
  • Play Weaver minimap icon.png I have no use for an exoskeleton!
  • Play Morphling minimap icon.png What lacks a skeleton also lacks a soul!
  • Play Pugna minimap icon.png A small pile of bones you'll make!
  • Play Pugna minimap icon.png A more repugnant skeleton I've never seen!
  • Play Sand King minimap icon.png You call yourself a king?
  • Play Sand King minimap icon.png What's this, Sand King, no bones?
  • Play Clinkz minimap icon.png Clinkz… still playing at bow'n arrows, I see.
  • Play Queen of Pain minimap icon.png My Queen.
  • Play Queen of Pain minimap icon.png Oh Queen of Pain, if I had flesh I would let you torment it.
  • Play Queen of Pain minimap icon.png Ah, Queen of Pain, my bones are yours to crack.
  • Play Undying minimap icon.png Don't expect me to sing your dirge.
  • Play Undying minimap icon.png The Death of Dirge is a most pleasant melody.
  • Play Undying minimap icon.png Dirge's death plays sweetly in my ears.
  • Play Undying minimap icon.png Dirge… learn from the master and bow to your king.

First Blood

  • Play First Blood! Ha ha ha!
  • Play Ah, First Blood!
  • Play Ah, First Blood is mine!

Last hitting

60 seconds cooldown

  • Play Death tax.
  • Play Good day, peasant.
  • Play For the king's coffers.
  • Play My treasury grows.
  • Play Reap my reward.
  • Play Divinely right.
  • Play Die, peasant!
  • Play You're skint.
  • Play Pro bono.


Requires visible enemy player within 1000 radius, 60 seconds cooldown

Acquiring an item

  • Play This will leave me skint.
  • Play Oh, wonderful!
  • Play I'd empty the treasury for this.
  • Play Worth the price and more.

Acquiring a specific item

  • Play Blink Dagger (2250) Ah, blink dagger!
  • Play Blink Dagger (2250) Ah, blink dagger!
  • Play Aghanim's Scepter (4200) Ah, scepter.
  • Play Aghanim's Scepter (4200) Scepter!
  • Play Heart of Tarrasque (5200) Now I have a heart!
  • Play Heart of Tarrasque (5200) A heart for my ribcage.
  • Play Armlet of Mordiggian (2380) Armlet.
  • Play Armlet of Mordiggian (2380) Strong-armed.
  • Play Armlet of Mordiggian (2380) Armed and ready.
  • Play Aegis of the Immortal Immortality!
  • Play Aegis of the Immortal Preserved for all eternity.


  • Play Noooo!
  • Play Bone loss!
  • Play Cut to the bone!
  • Play By my bones, I swear revenge!
  • Play Many the day I shall rest in clay!
  • Play This bone shall stick in your throat!
  • Play Grind me to powder, even then I shall return!
  • Play Oh my aching bones.
  • Play Bone fracture.
  • Play I'll be right back.


  • Play My bones mend.
  • Play I'm unfettered by the needs of the flesh.
  • Play I wage life anew!
  • Play I owe many days to the grave.
  • Play Death sheds its skin.
  • Play Long live the king, which is to say: Me.
  • Play Would you jump in my grave that fast?
  • Play Any pretenders to my throne will be sorely disappointed.
  • Play I've had a lovely tour of the boneyard.
  • Play The King of Bones reigns again.


  • Play Your king incarnate!
  • Play You can't kill what's already dead.
  • Play Back again.
  • Play Even death can't kill me.
  • Play Back again!
  • Play Fresh from the grave!
  • Play Death has no grip on me!
  • Play Bone is strongest where it's mended.
  • Play Now it's your turn to die.
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Ah ha ha!
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Ah ha ha ha!
  • Play See you sooner than you think!
  • Play The grave won't long hold me!
  • Play This too shall pass!
  • Play I never fall without rising.
  • Play Don't carve my headstone just yet.
  • Play Death is not my end.
  • Play Oh now you've done it.
  • Play A minor set-back.
  • Play Death, my old friend.
  • Play Once is never enough!
  • Play My second incarnation.
  • Play I rise again.
  • Play Hell incarnate!
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Three times a curse!
  • Play Tis the third reign of Skeleton King!
  • Play You just can't keep me down.

With 3 enemies and no allies within 400 radius

Bottling Runes

Activating runes

Double Damage

  • Play Double damage!
  • Play Twice the bone crushing power!



  • Play Illusion!
  • Play A three part fracture.


  • Play Invisibility!
  • Play My bones are cloaked.


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 The empire requires more bones. My neighbors have surrendered all of theirs. Who's next? Who's next?
  • Play I'm a robust specimen to be sure.
  • Play I've lived one life full already, and now another to repent.
  • Play From the Ivory Forest to the Towers of Ostarion, not a knuckle cracks without my knowledge.

Chat responses

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

/laugh, haha, lol, 15 seconds cooldown

  • Play He he heh.
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Ah ha ha ha!
  • Play Ya ha ha ha!
  • Play He heh.
  • Play Ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Uh huh huh huh.
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha!

Match end


  • Play Ah yes!
  • Play Oh how the skeletons shall dance!
  • Play Ah, victory!


Cosmetic item drop



Rare and higher





  • Play Steel and stones…
  • Play …Arise my bones!
  • Play Who digs my grave…
  • Play …Shall lie in it!
  • Play All that falls…
  • Play …Shall be reborn!