Life & Nobility
Type Advanced class
Effect +5% Resurrection

The Cardinal is an advanced class in Heroes of Might and Magic IV, based on Life Magic and Nobility. Cardinals get a 5% bonus to the Resurrection skill.


The Cardinal is most likely to learn Nobility and Life Magic and fairly likely to learn the Order Magic and Nature Magic skills. Cardinals cannot learn Death Magic or Chaos magic when leveling up unless some basic training in those skills is already known.


The Resurrection skill will let Priests keep their army alive through several combats, particularly if they have Grandmaster Resurrection, and though a five percent bonus is a very small increase, it can be very useful.