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Merrick's Bounty
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Location Icon Supplies.png Supplies
Icon Outpost.png Outpost
Cost 200
Components Item Builds into
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Cannot be purchased in Mid Wars.


Cooldown: 20 seconds
Passively builds 1 charge every 10 seconds if a real ally hero is within 4000 range of you. Each charge is worth 10 gold.

Activate to consume all charges and gain gold equal to their value.

  • Charges will also be consumed when you kill an enemy unit.
  • Whenever a charge is consumed, Merrick's Bounty will go on cooldown.
  • Charges only start to accumulate after 0:00 game time.
  • The charge timer is paused while not within range of another allied hero.
  • Merrick's Bounty can gain charges while it's in the Stash, as long as you are within range of another allied hero.
  • Charges are capped at 120.


Version 4.3.3

  • Removed from the game.

Version 4.1.0

  • Now has an active effect which consumes all the charges for their Gold value.
    • Same effect as if you killed a creep.
  • Gold per charge increased from 9 to 10.
  • No longer automatically gains 1 charge whenever coming off cooldown.

Version 3.8.6

  • Cost reduced from 250 Gold.png to 200 Gold.png.
  • Gold mechanics changed:
    • If a real ally hero is within 4000 radius of Merrick's Bounty, you gain a charge every 10 seconds.
    • If no real ally heroes are within 4000 radius, the timer for gaining charges becomes paused.

Version 3.7.10

  • Cooldown decreased from 30 to 20 seconds.
  • Gold per charge decreased from 10 to 9.

Version 3.7.0

  • Added to the game.

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Merrick's Bounty