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Death knights are knights resurrected as liches. While they retain their former martial learnings, their new forms open them more freely to the learning of magic.OffBck

The Death Knight is the Might hero class of the Necropolis faction in Heroes of Might and Magic III. Its Magic counterpart is the Necromancer.

When leveling up, death knights are most likely to gain attack (30%) or defense (20%), and less likely to learn knowledge (25%) or spellpower (20%) for the first ten levels. After level ten, all stats are 25%.

Skill probability[]

Probability Skill
10 Necromancy
8 Navigation
7 Ballistics, Offense
6 Wisdom
5 Archery, Armorer, Artillery, Intelligence, Logistics, Resistance, Tactics
4 Eagle Eye, Earth Magic, Learning, Mysticism, Pathfinding, Scouting, Sorcery
3 Water Magic
2 Air Magic, Diplomacy, Scholar
1 Fire Magic, Luck
0 Estates, First Aid, Leadership

Notable death knights[]

Necropolis heroes in Heroes III
Death knights
Charna · Clavius · Galthran · Haart · Isra · Moander · Straker · Tamika · Vokial
Aislinn · Nagash · Nimbus · Sandro · Septienna · Thant · Vidomina · Xsi