v3.19.2
Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2019
Jun. 17, 2019
Oct. 31, 2018
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Apr. 30, 2019    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol AOBC    
Entity Registrant Name AMERICAN OUTDOOR BRANDS CORP    
Entity Central Index Key 0001092796    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --04-30    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   54,801,943  
Entity Public Float     $ 650,634,079
Entity Address, State or Province Massachusetts