Ethric the Mad, also known as Ethric of Bracada, is a powerful sorcerer lich that appears in Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven and Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Shadow of Death. He was the teacher of Jeddite and Sandro, and supposedly the first lich on Enroth.

Biography[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Might and Magic VI[edit | edit source]

In Might and Magic VI, Ethric is a lich that can be found in his tomb. He's a 40th-level lich with 280 hit points and an AC of 25. He does 5D8+20 points of ranged energy damage, and gives 2000 experience when slain.

He has a resistance of 20 against fire, electrical, cold, poison, and physical damage, a resistance of 10 against magic.

Gabriel Cartman offers the party the optional quest of entering his tomb, slaying him, and bringing his skull back to Gabriel in Freehaven.

Heroes III[edit | edit source]

Ethric is a sixth-level Warlock, and starts with expert Wisdom, Eagle Eye, Scholar, Tactics, Learning, Offense, Intelligence, and Sorcery.

Hero Trait
Heroes III MysticismBasic.png Mysticism
Receives a 5% per level bonus to Mysticism skill.OffBck


He appears in the Master scenario of the Rise of the Necromancer campaign in Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Shadow of Death.

Despite having Ajit's icon, the Ethric hero is based on Jaegar, and has his specialty. Also, despite being a Warlock, he is referred to as a Wizard in Sandro's biography.

Notes[edit | edit source]

For some time, fans debated whether Ethric of Bracada and Ethric the Mad were the same person or not. This was settled by Jennifer Bullard, a member of the Might and Magic team, who stated that, yes, they were.[1]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Ethric appears in Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven and Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Shadow of Death.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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