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Monkey King Bar

Your hero's legendary staff, a powerful and reliable item that not only increases your hero's damage but also provides accuracy in attacking, granting them the ability to pierce through evasion and strike enemies with unwavering precision!
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A powerful staff used by a master warrior.

Your hero's legendary staff, a powerful and reliable item that not only increases your hero's damage but also provides accuracy in attacking, granting them the ability to pierce through evasion and strike enemies with unwavering precision!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 40 Damage

Damage.damageBonusChance

+ 45 Attack Speed

Recipe

Your hero's legendary staff, a powerful and reliable item that not only increases your hero's damage but also provides accuracy in attacking, granting them the ability to pierce through evasion and strike enemies with unwavering precision!
Demon Edge
Javelin
Blitz Knuckles
Monkey King Bar Recipe

Abilities

Passive: Pierce

Grants each attack a 80% chance to pierce through evasion and deal 70 bonus magical damage.

Additional Insights

Its ability to counter evasion-based abilities or items, making it an essential choice against enemies who rely on dodging attacks. It's particularly valuable for heroes seeking to nullify enemy evasion and deal consistent and reliable damage in battles.

Statistics

The statistics below shows the percentage of hero builds which contain Monkey King Bar as a core or non-core item for each role. These statistics are based on our hero guides.

Itemization Strategy

Another situational item, that is built by carries usually or battle type sof supports, this item relies heavily more on it's effect rather than damage as it gives significantly higher value.

Heroes countered by Monkey King Bar

To pierce Arc Warden's Magnetic Field.
For true strike against Silken Bola
Magical damage from procs doesn`t get reduced by Dragon Blood.
To pierce evasion from Scurry
To be able to do magical damage while Guarding Angel is active
To pierce Evasion from her Blur passive.
Magic damage from procs is good against this high armor hero that also buys evasion very often
Against Laser miss rate
To pierce through evasion when he uses Whirling Axes in melee form.

Trivia

The name 'Monkey King Bar' is a reference to the legendary Monkey King character from Chinese mythology, known for his incredible feats, combat skills, and possession of a magical staff. This naming choice signifies the item's association with the Monkey King's prowess and its ability to strike with precision and power.