Skeleton King is a fierce Carry hero that when he gets fat, any of his enemies is not a problem with him. His Reincarnation ability lets him resurrect after he died just like an Aegis. Although it can be countered in many ways still he is still dangerous for his massive damage and ability to stun. When equipped with items, he is surely will go for a God like.
The early game item build for Skeleton King can be the following:
Quelling Blade – This helps Skeleton King to kill easily when creeping for better farming.
Ancient Tango of Essifation – This item helps Skeleton King to regenerate when in mid health condition.
Healing Salve – This item helps Skeleton King to regenerate more fast whenever he is in a low health condition.
Ironwood Branch – This item grants each attributes for Skeleton King giving him more strength and toughness.
Magic Stick – This helps you to counter spell caster enemy heroes.
Stout Shield – This helps you to defend yourself against harassing enemy heroes.
The mid game item build for Skeleton King can be the following:
Power Treads – This boots gives him strength and speed.
Hands of Midas – This helps him to earn gold faster.
Perseverance – This item gives Skeleton King a great both health and mana regeneration. This might be upgraded into Battlefury or Linken’s Sphere.
Ancient Janggo of Endurance – This might help Skeleton King to kill with group, faster attack speed with high attack power is indeed for him.
Lothar’s Edge – This helps him to escape and chase enemies.
Cranium Basher – This item helps him to stop escaping heroes and grants him damage.
Yasha – This gives Skeleton King attack speed and movement speed.
The late game item build for Skeleton King can be the following:
Assault Cuirass – This item grants him attack speed and armor.
Basher – This item helps him to stop escaping heroes and grants him damage.
Heart of Tarrasque – This grants him massive strength adding more health points.
Black King Bar – This is very helpful in playing against spell caster heroes.
Boots of Travel – This item is very helpful in pushing strategies and farming and for immediate response in clash.
Radiance – This gives him attack damage and helps for better farming.
Maelstrom – This item gives him attack damage and speed plus helps him in killing enemies. This item can be upgraded to Mjollnir.
Battlefury – This helps Skeleton King in farming, attack damage and HP regeneration.
Sange and Yasha – This grants Skeleton King both strength and speed.