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This is the list of artifacts in Heroes of Might and Magic III. It covers original artifacts, and artifacts from expansions.

Artifact rarities from most common to least common:

  • Treasure
  • Minor
  • Major
  • Relic

Heroes III: The Restoration of Erathia[]

Main hand[]

Name Image Rarity Description
Blackshard of the Dead Knight Blackshard of the Dead Knight.jpg Minor This right handed weapon increases your Attack skill by +3.
Centaur's Axe Centaur's Axe.jpg Treasure This right handed weapon increases your Attack skill by +2.
Greater Gnoll's Flail Greater Gnoll's Flail.jpg Minor This right handed weapon increases your Attack skill by +4.
Ogre's Club of Havoc Ogre's Club of Havoc.jpg Major This right handed weapon increases your Attack skill by +5.
Red Dragon Flame Tongue Red Dragon Flame Tongue.jpg Minor Held with the right hand, this item increases your Attack and Defense skills by +2.
Sword of Hellfire SwordOfHellfireIII.png Major This right handed weapon increases your Attack skill by +6.
Sword of Judgement Sword of Judgement.jpg Relic Held with the right hand, the Sword of Judgement increases all four primary skills by +5.
Titan's Gladius Titan's Gladius.jpg Relic Held with the right hand, this massive relic increases your Attack skill by +12, but reduces your Defense skill by -3.

Off hand[]

Name Image Rarity Description
Buckler of the Gnoll King Buckler of the Gnoll King.jpg Minor This left handed item increases your Defense skill by +4.
Dragon Scale Shield Dragon Scale Shield.jpg Major Held with the left hand, this item increases your Attack and Defense skills by +3.
Lion's Shield of Courage LionsShieldOfCourageIII.png Relic Held with the left hand, the Lion's Shield of Courage increases all four primary skills by +4.
Sentinel's Shield Sentinel's Shield.jpg Relic Held with the left hand, this relic increases your Defense skill by +12, but reduces your Attack skill by -3.
Shield of the Damned Shield of the Damned.jpg Major This left handed item increases your Defense skill by +6.
Shield of the Dwarven Lords Shield of the Dwarven Lords.jpg Treasure This left handed item increases your Defense skill by +2.
Shield of the Yawning Dead Shield of the Yawning Dead.jpg Minor This left handed item increases your Defense skill by +3.
Targ of the Rampaging Ogre Targ of the Rampaging Ogre.jpg Major This left handed item increases your Defense skill by +5.

Head[]

Name Image Rarity Description
Crown of Dragontooth Crown of Dragontooth.jpg Relic Worn on the head, this item increases your Knowledge and Power skills by +4.
Crown of the Supreme Magi Crown of the Supreme Magi.jpg Minor Worn on the head, this item increases your Knowledge skill by +4.
Hellstorm Helmet Hellstorm Helmet.jpg Major Worn on the head, this item increases your Knowledge skill by +5.
Helm of Chaos Helm of Chaos.jpg Minor Worn on the head, this item increases your Knowledge skill by +3.
Helm of Heavenly Enlightenment Helm of Heavenly Enlightenment.jpg Relic Worn on the head, the Helm of Heavenly Enlightenment increases all four primary skills by +6.
Helm of the Alabaster Unicorn Helm of the Alabaster Unicorn.jpg Treasure Worn on the head, this item increases your Knowledge skill by +1.
Sea Captain's Hat Sea Captain's Hat.jpg Relic When worn, this hat increases your movement at sea, allows you to summon and destroy boats, and protects you from whirlpools.
Skull Helmet Skull Helmet.jpg Treasure Worn on the head, this item increases your Knowledge skill by +2.
Spellbinder's Hat Spellbinder's Hat.jpg Relic When worn, this hat allows you to cast all 5th level spells.
Thunder Helmet ThunderHelmet.jpg Relic When worn, this relic increases your Knowledge skill by +10, but reduces your Power skill by -2.

Neck[]

Name Image Rarity Description
Amulet of the Undertaker Amulet of the Undertaker.jpg Treasure Worn about the neck, this amulet increases your Necromancy skill by 5%.
Celestial Necklace of Bliss Celestial Necklace of Bliss.jpg Relic Worn about the neck, the Celestial Necklace of Bliss increases all four primary skills by +3.
Collar of Conjuring Collar of Conjuring.jpg Treasure Worn about the neck, this item increases the duration of all your spells by 1.
Garniture of Interference Garniture of Interference.jpg Major Worn about the neck, this item increases your Magic Resistance by 5%.
Necklace of Dragonteeth Necklace of Dragonteeth.jpg Major Worn about the neck, this item increases your Knowledge and Power skills by +3.
Necklace of Ocean Guidance NecklaceOfOceanGuidanceIII.png Major Worn about the neck, this necklace increases your hero's movement rate at sea.
Necklace of Swiftness Necklace of Swiftness.jpg Treasure Worn about the neck, this necklace increases the combat speed of all your units by +1.
Pendant of Courage Pendant of Courage.jpg Major When worn, this item bestows +3 Luck and Morale to your hero's troops.
Pendant of Death Pendant of Death.jpg Treasure Wearing this item renders your units immune to the Destroy Undead spell.
Pendant of Dispassion Pendant of Dispassion.jpg Treasure Wearing this item renders your units immune to the Berserk spell.
Pendant of Free Will Pendant of Free Will.jpg Treasure Wearing this item renders your units immune to the Hypnotize spell.
Pendant of Holiness Pendant of Holiness.jpg Treasure Wearing this item renders your units immune to the Curse spell.
Pendant of Life Pendant of Life.jpg Treasure Wearing this item renders your units immune to the Death Ripple spell.
Pendant of Negativity Pendant of Negativity.jpg Major Wearing this item renders your units immune to the Lightning Bolt and Chain Lightning spells.
Pendant of Total Recall Pendant of Total Recall.jpg Treasure Wearing this item renders your units immune to the Forgetfulness spell.
Pendant of Second Sight Pendant of Second Sight.jpg Major Wearing this item renders your units immune to the Blind spell.
Statesman's Medal Statesman's Medal.jpg Major Worn about the neck, the Statesman's Medal reduces the cost of surrendering.

Body[]

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Name Image Rarity Description
Armor of Wonder Armor of Wonder.jpg Minor Worn on the torso, the Armor of Wonder increases all four primary skills by +1.
Breastplate of Brimstone Breastplate of Brimstone.jpg Major Worn on the torso, this item increases your Power skill by +5.
Breastplate of Petrified Wood Breastplate of Petrified Wood.jpg Treasure Worn on the torso, this item increases your Power skill by +1.
Dragon Scale Armor Relic Worn on a torso, this item increases your Attack and Defense skills by +4.
Rib Cage Rib Cage.jpg Minor Worn on the torso, this item increases your Power skill by +2.
Scales of the Greater Basilisk Scales of the Greater Basilisk.jpg Minor Worn on the torso, this item increases your Power skill by +3.
Titan's Cuirass TitansCuirassIII.png Relic When worn, this massive relic increases your Power skill by +10, but reduces your Knowledge skill by -2.
Tunic of the Cyclops King Tunic of the Cyclops King.jpg Major Worn on the torso, this item increases your Power skill by +4.

Feet[]

Name Image Rarity Description
Boots of Levitation Boots of Levitation.jpg Relic When worn, these boots allow you to walk across water.
Boots of Polarity Boots of Polarity.jpg Relic Worn on the feet, these boots increase your Magic Resistance by 15%.
Boots of Speed Boots of Speed.jpg Minor Worn on the feet, these boots increase your hero's movement rate over land.
Dead Man's Boots Dead Man's Boots.jpg Major Worn on the feet, these boots increase your Necromancy skill by 15%.
Dragonbone Greaves Dragonbone Greaves.jpg Treasure Worn on the feet, this item increases your Knowledge and Power skills by +1.
Sandals of the Saint Sandals of the Saint.jpg Relic Worn on the feet, the Sandals of the Saint increase all four primary skills by +2.

Cloaks[]

Name Image Rarity Description
Ambassador's Sash AmbassadorsSashIII.png Major Worn about the shoulders, the Ambassador's Sash reduces the cost of surrendering.
Angel Wings AngelWingsIII.png Relic Worn about the shoulders, these wings allow you to fly.
Cape of Conjuring Cape of Conjuring.jpg Treasure Worn about the shoulders, this item increases the duration of all your spells by 3.
Cape of Velocity Cape of Velocity.jpg Major Worn about the shoulders, this cape increases the combat speed of all your units by +2.
Dragon Wing Tabard Dragon Wing Tabard.jpg Minor Worn on the shoulders, this item increases your Knowledge and Power skills by +2.
Everflowing Crystal Cloak Everflowing Crystal Cloak.jpg Major When worn, this cloak increases your Crystal production by +1 per day.
Recanter's Cloak Recanter's Cloak.jpg Major While wearing this cloak, neither you nor your opponent will be able to cast level 3 or higher spells during combat.
Surcoat of Counterpoise Surcoat of Counterpoise.jpg Major Worn about the shoulders, this item increases your Magic Resistance by 10%.
Vampire's Cowl Vampire's Cowl.jpg Minor Worn about the shoulders, this cowl increases your Necromancy skill by 10%.

Hands[]

Name Image Rarity Description
Diplomat's Ring Diplomat's Ring.jpg Major Worn on the finger, the Diplomat's Ring reduces the cost of surrendering.
Equestrian's Gloves Equestrian's Gloves.jpg Minor Worn on the hands, these gloves increase your hero's movement rate over land.
Eversmoking Ring of Sulfur EversmokingRingOfSulfurIII.png Major When worn, this ring increases your Sulfur production by +1 per day.
Quiet Eye of the Dragon Quiet Eye of the Dragon.jpg Treasure Worn on a finger, this item increases your Attack and Defense skills by +1.
Ring of Conjuring Ring of Conjuring.jpg Treasure Worn on a finger, this item increases the duration of all your spells by 2.
Ring of Infinite Gems Ring of Infinite Gems.jpg Major When worn, this ring increases your Gem production by +1 per day.
Ring of Life RingOfLifeIII.png Minor This item increases the health of all your units by +1.
Ring of the Wayfarer Ring of the Wayfarer.jpg Major When placed on the finger, this ring increases the combat speed of all your units by +1.
Ring of Vitality Ring of Vitality.jpg Treasure This item increases the health of all your units by +1.
Still Eye of the Dragon Still Eye of the Dragon.jpg Treasure Worn on the finger, this item increases your Luck and Morale by +1.

Accessories[]

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Name Image Rarity Description
Angel Feather Arrows Angel Feather Arrows.jpg Major These arrows increase your Archery skill by 15%.
Arms of Legion Arms of Legion.jpg Major This item, when equipped by a hero in a town, increases the growth of your 5th level units (in that town) by 2 per week.
Badge of Courage Badge of Courage.jpg Treasure The Badge of Courage increases your Morale by +1 and confers Mind spell immunity (although the latter effect is undocumented).
Bird of Perception Bird of Perception.jpg Treasure This figurine increases your Eagle Eye skill by 5%.
Bow of Elven Cherrywood Bow of Elven Cherrywood.jpg Treasure This bow increases your Archery skill by 5%.
Bowstring of the Unicorn's Mane Bowstring of the Unicorn's Mane.jpg Minor This bowstring increases your Archery skill by 10%.
Cards of Prophecy Cards of Prophecy.jpg Treasure The Cards of Prophecy increase your Luck by +1.
Charm of Mana Charm of Mana.jpg Treasure This charm helps you recover 1 extra spell point per day.
Clover of Fortune Treasure The Clover of Fortune increases your Luck by +1.
Crest of Valor Crest of Valor.jpg Treasure The Crest of Valor increases your Morale by +1.
Emblem of Cognizance Emblem of Cognizance.jpg Minor This item increases your Eagle Eye skill by 15%.
Endless Bag of Gold EndlessBagOfGoldIII.png Major When equipped, the Endless Bag of Gold increases your income by 750 gold per day.
Endless Purse of Gold Endless Purse of Gold.jpg Major When equipped, the Endless Purse of Gold increases your income by 500 gold per day.
Endless Sack of Gold Endless Sack of Gold.jpg Relic When equipped, the Endless Sack of Gold increases your income by 1000 gold per day.
Everpouring Vial of Mercury EverpouringVialOfMercuryIII.png Major When equipped, this vial increases your Mercury production by +1 per day.
Glyph of Gallantry Glyph og Gallantry.jpg Treasure The Glyph of Gallantry increases your Morale by +1.
Golden Bow Golden Bow.jpg Major When wielded, the Golden Bow allows your troops to shoot through any obstacle or at any range without penalty.
Head of Legion HeadOfLegionIII.png Major This item, when equipped by a hero in a town, increases the growth of your 6th level units (in that town) by 1 per week.
Hourglass of the Evil Hour Hourglass of the Evil Hour.jpg Treasure This item negates all Luck bonuses during combat for both you and your opponent.
Inexhaustible Cart of Lumber Inexhaustible Cart of Lumber.jpg Minor When equipped, this cart provides you with an additional +1 Wood per day.
Inexhaustible Cart of Ore Inexhaustible Cart of Ore.jpg Minor When equipped, this cart provides you with an additional +1 Ore per day.
Ladybird of Luck Ladybird of Luck.jpg Treasure The Ladybird of Luck increases your Luck by +1.
Legs of Legion Legs of Legion.jpg Treasure This item, when equipped by a hero in a town, increases the growth of your 2nd level units (in that town) by 5 per week.
Loins of Legion LoinsOfLegionIII.png Minor This item, when equipped by a hero in a town, increases the growth of your 3rd level units (in that town) by 4 per week.
Mystic Orb of Mana Mystic Orb of Mana.jpg Treasure This orb helps you recover 3 extra spell points per day.
Orb of Driving Rain Orb of Driving Rain.jpg Major This powerful orb causes your Water spells to inflict an additional 50% damage.
Orb of Inhibition Orb of Inhibition.jpg Relic This powerful orb prevents all spell casting in combat.
Orb of Silt OrbOfSiltIII.png Major This powerful orb causes your Earth spells to inflict an additional 50% damage.
Orb of Tempestuous Fire OrbOfTempestuousFireIII.png Major This powerful orb causes your Fire spells to inflict an additional 50% damage.
Orb of the Firmament Orb of the Firmament.jpg Major This powerful orb causes your Air spells to inflict an additional 50% damage.
Orb of Vulnerability OrbOfVulnerabilityIII.png Relic During combat, this orb negates the natural magic resistance of all creatures on the battlefield.
Shackles of War Shackles of War.jpg Major When these shackles are wielded in combat, neither you nor your opponent may retreat or surrender.
Speculum Speculum.jpg Treasure The Speculum increases your Scouting radius by +1.
Sphere of Permanence Sphere of Permanence.jpg Major Wielding this sphere renders your units immune to the Dispel spell.
Spirit of Oppression Spirit of Oppression.jpg Treasure This item negates all morale bonuses during combat for both you and your opponent.
Spyglass Spyglass.jpg Treasure The Spyglass increases your Scouting radius by +1.
Stoic Watchman Stoic Watchman.jpg Treasure This figurine increases your Eagle Eye skill by 10%.
Talisman of Mana Talisman of Mana.jpg Treasure This talisman helps you recover 2 extra spell points per day.
Tome of Air Magic TomeOfAirMagicIII.png Relic This heavy book contains all spells in the school of Air Magic. It must be equipped for the spells to be available.
Tome of Earth Magic Tome of Earth Magic.jpg Relic This heavy book contains all spells in the school of Earth Magic. It must be equipped for the spells to be available.
Tome of Fire Magic TomeOfFireMagicIII.png Relic This heavy book contains all spells in the school of Fire Magic. It must be equipped for the spells to be available.
Tome of Water Magic TomeOfWaterMagicIII.png Relic This heavy book contains all spells in the school of Water Magic. It must be equipped for the spells to be available.
Torso of Legion Torso of Legion.jpg Minor This item, when equipped by a hero in a town, increases the growth of your 4th level units (in that town) by 3 per week.
Vial of Lifeblood Vial of Lifeblood.jpg Major This item increases the health of all your units by +2.

Others[]

Name Image Rarity Description
Spellbook Spellbookicon-H3.png N/A Allows the hero to cast spells. Can be bought in mage guilds.
Spell Scroll SpellscrollH3.png N/A Allows the hero to cast the Spell scroll's spell as long as the scroll is in an accessory slot.
Grail Grail - H3.gif N/A Allows the hero to build a special building in one of the player's towns. Can be found with the help of the puzzle map. On some maps getting the Grail is a victory condition.
Catapult Catapulticon-H3.png N/A Every hero has one by default. Attacks fortifications during siege.
Ballista Ballistaicon-H3.png N/A Can be bought in some towns' blacksmith. Attacks enemies during combat.
Ammo cart Ammocarticon-H3.png N/A Can be bought in some towns' blacksmith. Gives ranged creatures infinite ammo during combat.
First aid tent Firstaidtenticon-H3.png N/A Can be bought in some towns' blacksmith. Heals friendly creatures during combat.
Pandora's Box Pandorasbox-H3.png Relic It can only appear on the adventure map and can't be placed into heroes' inventories. Can give experience, skills, artifacts, spells or creatures, give or take away resources, luck, morale or spell points. Often guarded by various creatures.

Expansion Artifacts[]

Armageddon's Blade artifacts[]

Name Image Rarity Description
Armageddon's Blade ArmageddonsBlade.png Relic This right handed weapon gives +3 attack, +3 defense, +6 knowledge, +3 spellpower, also gives the hero the Armageddon spell and renders the hero's army immune to the Armageddon spell.
Vial of Dragon Blood Artdragon-1-.jpg Relic This item gives +5 attack and +5 defense to all dragons under the hero's command.

Shadow of Death artifacts[]

Name Image Rarity Description
Admiral's Hat AdmiralsHat.png Relic Worn on the head this item removes movement penalties for boarding or unboarding a boat.
Angelic Alliance AngelicAlliance.png Relic This right handed weapon allows Rampart, Tower, Fortress, Stronghold, and Castle creatures to be mixed without a morale penalty and casts the Prayer spell at the start of every combat.
Armor of the Damned Armerofthedamned.jpg Relic Worn on the torso, this armor casts Slow, Weakness, Misfortune and Curse on the enemy at the start of every battle. The effect lasts for fifty turns.
Bow of the Sharpshooter BowOfTheSharpshooter.png Relic This item lets ranged creatures shoot while adjacent to enemies, and allows them to do full damage regardless of range or obstacles.
Cloak of the Undead King CloakoftheUndeadKing.jpg Relic Worn about the shoulders, this cloak gives a 30% boost to the hero's Necromancy skill. Also allows the hero to raise walking dead, wights, and liches after winning battles.
Cornucopia Cornucopia.png Relic This item generates four of each precious resource (gems, crystal, mercury, and sulfur) every day.
Elixir of Life ElixirOfLife.png Relic This item gives all creatures, apart from undead or unliving ones, +25% hit points and the regeneration ability.
Power of the Dragon Father PowerOfTheDragonFather.png Relic This armor gives +6 to all primary skills, and all troops in the hero's army are immune to spells below fifth level.
Ring of the Magi RingOfTheMagi.png Relic Worn on a finger, this ring adds fifty rounds to spell duration.
Statue of Legion StatueOfLegion.png Relic This item increases creature production in all towns by 50%.
Titan's Thunder TitansThunder.png Relic This right handed weapon gives a total of +9 to a hero's attack and defense skill, and +8 to their spell power and knowledge. Also gives a free spell book with the unique Titan's Lightning Bolt spell.
Wizard's Well WizardsWell.png Relic This item regenerates all of the hero's spell points every day.
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