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Ao Kuang
T AoKuang Default Card.png
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Summary
Title: Dragon King of the
Eastern Seas
Pantheon: Chinese
Type: Melee, Magical
Class: Mage
Pros: High Single Target Damage
Release date: November 19, 2014
Favor: 11,000Favor.png
Gems: 200Gems.png
Voicelines: Ao Kuang voicelines
Details
Health: 400 (+74)
Mana: 200 (+36)
Speed: 375 (+0)
Range: 12 (+0)
Attack/Sec: 1 (+1.95%)
Basic Attack
Damage: 35 + 1.5 (+ 20% of Magical Power)
Progression: 1/0.5/0.5/1x damage,
1/0.5/0.5/0.5x Speed
Protection
Physical: 12 (+3)
Magical: 30 (+0)
Regen
HP5: 7 (+0.48)
MP5: 4.5 (+0.2)
*Numbers in parentheses are the amount gained at each level

Lore[edit]

Regal, powerful, the Dragon-God of the Eastern Sea commands storms and tides with the flick of a claw, yet he seethes with rage for past humiliations.

As one of four Dragon-Gods, Ao Kuang demands tribute from those along the Eastern shores. For their worship, tides remain calm, rivers contained, and rainfall for crops plentiful. It was not always like this, however. Long ago, Ao Kuang grew greedy and expected greater sacrifices. When they were not given, he sent floods, tidal waves, and devastating storms, striking so much fear into the people they dared not speak of this violence to the Jade Emperor. Ao Kuang enjoyed his total control.

Then came Sun Wukong to his undersea palace seeking a weapon for his famous journey to the West. Despite the offer of other weapons, Sun Wukong took the Ruyi Jingu Bang, an immense pillar that aided in controlling the tides. It was believed none could even lift it, but Sun Wukong spun it with ease. As if this were not humiliating enough, Sun Wukong demanded other gifts of armor, shoes, and helm, all of which Ao Kuang was forced to supply.

Next, the demigod boy Nezha, playing in a stream, inadvertently shook Ao Kuang's palace. Annoyed, the Dragon-God set forth his favorite scout to kill the child, but Nezha defended himself and the scout was slain. Furious, Ao Kuang ordered his third son to destroy Nezha, yet Nehza slew him as well. Completely outraged, Ao Kuang went to Nezha's father and threatened to take the issue before the Jade Emperor, but Nezha tackled the Dragon-King and forced him to submit.

Such repeated shame and humiliation have both humbled Ao Kuang and tempered his fury to steely resolve. Long has he awaited his chance to rise again and exert dominance as a great Dragon-God of the Sea.

Skills[edit]

Passive - King's Sword
Ao Kuang's sword can hold up to 3 Energy Charges, and regenerates charges while out of combat. Each time Ao Kuang casts an ability, an energy charge will be consumed if available, increasing the damage of the ability. If Ao Kuang is out of mana, he will use Energy Charges to cast abilities instead. Notes:
 Bullet.png Charge Damage Increase: 5%  Bullet.png Charge Regeneration: 5s
1st Ability - Water Illusion
Ao Kuang teleports forward into stealth, leaving behind a watery form of himself. He remains in stealth for 5s or until he attacks or takes damage. Ao Kuang may activate this ability again to detonate the watery form, dealing damage to nearby enemies. Notes:
 Bullet.png Damage: 90/140/190/240/290 (+70% of your magical power)  Bullet.png Range: 30
 Bullet.png Radius: 20  Bullet.png Cooldown: 15 seconds
 Bullet.png Cost: 70 mana
2nd Ability - Dragon Call
Ao Kuang summons 6 dragons to his side. For every successful basic attack Ao Kuang makes, a dragon will dive to the target dealing additional damage. This ability ends after all dragons are used, or after 10s. Ao Kuang may activate this ability again to send forward any remaining dragons in a ranged attack. The dragons damage and slow the first enemy they hit. Notes:
 Bullet.png Attack Damage: 40/60/80/100/120 (+30% of your magical power)  Bullet.png Ranged Damage: 20/30/40/50/60 (+15% of your magical power) per remaining Dragon
 Bullet.png Slow: 30%, for 1s +0.25s per remaining Dragon  Bullet.png Range: 55
 Bullet.png Cooldown: 15/14/13/12/11 seconds  Bullet.png Cost: 60/65/70/75/80 mana
3rd Ability - Wild Storm
Ao Kuang unleashes a storm of lightning from his sword, damaging all enemies in front of him. This hit is considered a basic attack, and will activate item effects. Notes:
 Bullet.png Damage: 90/140/190/240/290 (+50% of your magical power)  Bullet.png Range: 30
 Bullet.png Cooldown: 5 seconds  Bullet.png Cost: 60/65/70/75/80 mana
Ultimate - King of the Eastern Seas
Ao Kuang selects a single target in melee range and grabs them, dealing damage and knocking them up into the air. If the target is under a health threshold, Ao Kuang will instead reveal his true form, becoming a Dragon and executing them. After transforming Ao Kuang remains in the air, and may then pick a new location to land, dealing damage to enemies within range 20, and fully recharging his Sword. Notes:
 Bullet.png Damage: 90/140/190/240/290 (+50% of your magical power)  Bullet.png Execute Threshold: 23/26/29/32/35%
 Bullet.png Landing Damage: 100/150/200/250/300 (+50% of your magical power)  Bullet.png Landing Range: 200
 Bullet.png Cooldown: 90 seconds  Bullet.png Cost: 90/100/110/120/130 mana

Recommended Items[edit]

Consumables Active Item Passive Items

HealthPotion.png

Healing Potion

HealthPotion.png Healing Potion

ManaPotion.png

Mana Potion

ManaPotion.png Mana Potion
Active effect
This consumable heals 150 mana over 25 seconds.

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Hand of the Gods

Aoeminiondamage.png Hand of the Gods

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Bumba's Mask

BumbasMask 128.png Bumba's Mask (Rank 3)
+10 MP5

Passive effect
PASSIVE - Your Basic Attacks deal +10 True Damage and your Abilities +10% Damage versus Jungle Camps. You are healed for 10% of a Camp's max health, and if you have an ally nearby, you get the normal gold reward as if you were solo.

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Shoes of the Magi

M Shoes oftheMagi.png Shoes of the Magi
+50 Magical Power

+250 Mana

Passive effect
+18% Movement Speed.
PASSIVE - You gain +15 Magical Penetration.

DemonicGrip T3.png

Demonic Grip

DemonicGrip T3.png Demonic Grip (Rank 3)
+60 Magical Power

+25% Attack Speed

Passive effect
PASSIVE - Your basic attacks reduce your target's Magical Protection by 7% and an additional 5 points for 3 seconds (max 3 stacks).

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Rod of Tahuti

RodofTahuti T3.png Rod of Tahuti (Rank 3)
+125 Magical Power

+15 MP5

Passive effect
PASSIVE - Increases magical power by 25%.

HastenedFatalis T3.png

Hastened Fatalis

HastenedFatalis T3.png Hastened Fatalis
+30% Attack Speed

+10% Movement Speed

Passive effect
PASSIVE - When a basic attack hits a target, the attacking movement speed debuff is removed from you for 1 second.

TelkhinesRing T3.png

Telkhines Ring

TelkhinesRing T3.png Telkhines Ring (Rank 3)
+45 Magical Power

+30 Magical Protection

+10% Attack Speed

Passive effect
PASSIVE - Your basic attack hits deal 40 additional magical damage to the target.

Consumables Active Item Passive Items

HealthPotion.png

Healing Potion

HealthPotion.png Healing Potion

ManaPotion.png

Mana Potion

ManaPotion.png Mana Potion
Active effect
This consumable heals 150 mana over 25 seconds.

GreaterPurification T3.png

Purification Beads

GreaterPurification T3.png Purification Beads
Active effect
Removes crowd control effects and makes you immune for 3s. This also reduces all god cooldowns by 5 seconds.

Active Cooldown
90

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Shoes of the Magi

M Shoes oftheMagi.png Shoes of the Magi
+50 Magical Power

+250 Mana

Passive effect
+18% Movement Speed.
PASSIVE - You gain +15 Magical Penetration.

DemonicGrip T3.png

Demonic Grip

DemonicGrip T3.png Demonic Grip (Rank 3)
+60 Magical Power

+25% Attack Speed

Passive effect
PASSIVE - Your basic attacks reduce your target's Magical Protection by 7% and an additional 5 points for 3 seconds (max 3 stacks).

HastenedFatalis T3.png

Hastened Fatalis

HastenedFatalis T3.png Hastened Fatalis
+30% Attack Speed

+10% Movement Speed

Passive effect
PASSIVE - When a basic attack hits a target, the attacking movement speed debuff is removed from you for 1 second.

TelkhinesRing T3.png

Telkhines Ring

TelkhinesRing T3.png Telkhines Ring (Rank 3)
+45 Magical Power

+30 Magical Protection

+10% Attack Speed

Passive effect
PASSIVE - Your basic attack hits deal 40 additional magical damage to the target.

RodofTahuti T3.png

Rod of Tahuti

RodofTahuti T3.png Rod of Tahuti (Rank 3)
+125 Magical Power

+15 MP5

Passive effect
PASSIVE - Increases magical power by 25%.

ChronosPendant T3.png

Chronos' Pendant

ChronosPendant T3.png Chronos' Pendant (Rank 3)
+75 Magical Power

+25 MP5

Passive effect
PASSIVE - Your ability cooldowns are reduced by 25%.

Videos[edit]

God Reveal[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • On September 10, 2014 the original Ao Kuang received a major visual revamp that changed the character into Kukulkan, which gave way for the current Ao Kuang.
  • One of Ao Kuang's directed taunts for Hun Batz, "Why do Mayan immortals always look so familiar?", references the fact that two characters from the Chinese pantheon (the original Ao Kuang and Sun Wukong) were revamped into Mayan deities.
  • Ao Kuang is one of the few Mages with melee basic attacks.
  • One of Ao Kuang's taunts, "You have been weighed, you have been measured, and you have been found wanting!", is a direct quote from the movie A Knight's Tale.
  • One of Ao Kuang's jokes, "Water can flow, or it can crash! Be water, my friend!", is a quote from the famous martial artist and film actor Bruce Lee.

Skins[edit]

Default
Default Skin card Release Date November 19, 2014
Status Available
Cost Free
Requirements
Voicelines Ao Kuang voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information

Tempest
Tempest Skin card Release Date November 19, 2014
Status Available
Cost 200 Gems.png or 9500 Favor.png
Requirements
Voicelines Ao Kuang voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information


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