Monkey King Bar

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[e][h]Monkey King Bar
 
4975
 
(675)
Monkey King Bar
A powerful staff used by a master warrior.
Attributes
Damage
+ 40
Attack Speed
+ 35
Ability
Passive
Availability
Category
Bought From
Recipe
Monkey King Bar
Demon Edge Javelin Blitz Knuckles Recipe

General[edit]

Monkey King Bar (also known as MKB) is an item that pierces through evasion. It is used to counter heroes with naturally high evasiveness like Phantom Assassin Phantom Assassin, Windranger Windranger, and Brewmaster Brewmaster.

Ability[edit]

Pierce
Targeting
Passive
Affects
Enemy Units
Damage Type
Magical
Monkey King Bar has a chance to pierce through evasion and deal bonus damage.
Accuracy Chance75%
Bonus Damage70
Illusions get the accuracy but not the bonus damage.
Notes
  • Has a sound effect when it successfully pierces.
  • Does not affect buildings.

Recommended Heroes[edit]

Clinkz
Dragon Knight
Drow Ranger
Faceless Void
Nature's Prophet
Phantom Lancer
Sven
Templar Assassin
Shadow Fiend
Sniper
Spectre
Spirit Breaker
Ember Spirit
Medusa
Pangolier
Wraith King

Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.28
  • Nerf Damage reduced from 42 to 40
    • Recipe cost increased from 550 to 675
    • Proc damage reduced from 100 to 70
    • Magic damage procs on attacks no longer work with Lifesteal (this is a general change)
7.27b
  • Nerf Recipe cost increased from 350 to 550
7.27a
  • Nerf Now has a 350 gold recipe
7.27
  • Rework Now requires Blitz Knuckles instead of Quarterstaff
  • Nerf Damage reduced from 52 to 42
  • Buff Attack speed increased from +10 to +35
7.23
  • Buff Now deals damage through Spell Immunity
7.14
  • Buff Now uses Demon Edge, Quarterstaff, and Javelin
    • Gives +52 Damage and 10 Attack Speed
  • Buff Procs changed from 60 Pure damage to 100 Magical damage
7.10
  • Buff Added a sound effect for successful procs
7.07
  • Rework Item Reworked
7.00
  • Nerf Monkey King Bar no longer provides +15 Attack Speed
6.86
  • Buff Mini-Bash proc damage increased from 100 to 160
  • Nerf Damage bonus reduced from 88 to 66
6.69
  • Buff Damage increased by 8 to be equal to the total damage from its components
6.60
  • Buff Now has an extra new passive ability True Strike that can be toggled on and off
6.58
  • Buff Improved damage from 75 to 80 and chance from 30%➜35%
6.49
  • Rework Changed Monkey King Bar recipe

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