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This is the list of artifacts in Heroes of Might and Magic V. It covers original artifacts, and artifacts from expansions. In addition to these, there is also the Tear of Asha.

Ring Edit

Name Image Description
Cursed Ring CursedRing Decreases enemy luck by 2
Dragon Eye Ring DragonEyeRing Add +1 to all hero's attributes and increases initiative of all shooters in hero's army by 10%
Elemental Waistband ElementalWaistband Allows Summon Elemental spell to be equipped. Increases spellpower by +4 when Summon Elemental spell is cast
Ring of Banishment RingOfBanishment Cuts down enemy Summoning spell's efficiency. Grants the "Banish" ability to the Hero.
Ring of Caution RingOfCaution Increases the hero attack and defense by +2, but decreases all creature's speed in hero army by -1
Ring of Celerity RingOfCelerity +10% to all units' initiative during combat
Ring of Lightning Protection RingOfLightningProtection Grants a 50% protection from lightning-based spells.
Ring of Machine Affinity RingOfMachineAffinity Adds +1 to Hero's defense. Grants an additional shot for Ballista and Catapult. First Aid Tent heals twice as many hit points. Ammo Cart increases shooter's attack by +4.
Ring of Sar-Issus Regalia Sar- Issus - ring Reduces the mana cost of all hero's spells by half.
Ring of Speed RingOfSpeed Increases initiative of all your creatures by 20%.
Ring of the Broken Will RingOfTheBrokenWill Decreases morale of enemy creatures by -2.
Ring of the Unrepentant RingOfTheUnrepentant Immunity to Word of Light spell.
Ring of Vitality RingOfVitality Increases maximum hit points of all creatures in hero's army by +2.

Helm Edit

Name Image Description
All-Seeing Crown All-SeeingCrown Allows hero to see farther over terrain.
Crown of Leadership CrownOfLeadership Adds +1 to Hero's Morale. Doubles "Estates", "Diplomacy" and "Recruitment" abilities' effect.
Crown of Sar-Issus Regalia Sar- Issus - crown Adds +6 to hero's knowledge.
Dragon Talon Crown DragonTalonCrown Adds +3 to hero's knowledge and increases initiative of all war machines in hero's army by 10%
Helm of Chaos HelmOfChaos Increases hero's knowledge by +3, but decreases his defense by -1.
Helm of the Dwarven Kings HelmOfTheDwarvenKings Adds +4 to hero's knowledge and renders all creatures in hero's army immune to Blind spell.
Lion Crown LionCrown Increases hero's morale and luck by +2.
Mask of Equity MaskOfEquity During combat with an enemy Hero of superior level, it equalizes the Hero's level (by increasing Hero's primary stats) to the enemy Hero's level.
Necromancer's Helm NecromancersHelm Increases hero's knowledge by +2
Turban of Enlightenment TurbanOfEnlightenment All experience gained by hero is increased by 10%.

Necklace Edit

Name Image Description
Amulet of Necromancy AmuletOfNecromancy Necromancy skill +10%
Dragon Teeth Necklace DragonTeethNecklace Adds +3 to hero's Spellpower and increases initiative of all casters in hero's army by 10%
Evercold Icicle EvercoldIcicle Enhances your cold-based spells by 50%.
Necklace of the Bloody Claw NecklaceOfTheBloodyClaw Adds +1 damage to all creatures in hero's army.
Necklace of the Lion NecklaceOfTheLion Increases morale by +1.
Necklace of Victory NecklaceOfVictory Adds +2 to hero's attack and Spellpower.
Pendant of Conflux PendantOfConflux Hero gains 1 mana point for every 2 mana points spent by enemy hero
Pendant of Mastery PendantOfMastery Grants hero a free level of his or her primary skill. This level is gained even if the hero's skill is on Expert level.

Cuirass Edit

Name Image Description
Armor of the Forgotten Hero ArmorOfTheForgottenHero Adds +2 to hero's primary stats and grants 20% magic resistance to hero's army.
Armor of Valor ArmorOfValor Increasing hero's Defence[sic] and Morale by +1
Breastplate of Eldritch Might BreastplateOfEldritchMight Adds +2 to hero's Spellpower.
Cuirass of the Dwarven Kings CuirassOfTheDwarvenKings Adds +4 to hero's defense and renders all creatures in hero's army immune to Implosion spell.
Dragon Scale Armor DragonScaleArmor Adds +3 to hero's attack and increases initiative of all large creatures in hero's army by 5%
Robe of Sar-Issus Regalia Sar- Issus - robe Adds +6 to hero's Spellpower.
Runic War Harness RunicWarHarness Increases hero's Defense and Knowledge by +2.
Scale Mail of Enlightenment ScaleMailOfEnlightenment All experience gained by hero is increased by 20%.
Tunic of the Carved Flesh TunicOfTheCarvedFlesh Increases hero's Spellpower by +3 but decreases his morale by -1

Shield Edit

Name Image Description
Book of Power BookOfPower Adds +1 to Hero's Spellpower and Knowledge if the hero does not have any Enlightenment skills. Adds +2 to Hero's Spellpower and Knowledge if this Hero has the Advanced Enlightenment skill or +3 to Hero's Spellpower and Knowledge if he has the Expert Enlightenment skill. If the Hero has the Magic Insight ability he will also be able to learn the 4th circle spells.
Dragon Scale Shield DragonScaleShield Adds +3 to hero's defense and increases initiative of all small creatures in hero's army by 5%
Magic Scroll MagicScroll Allows casting of magic spell [name of spell] at Advanced Mastery level from this scroll (unless the Hero's Mastery level is higher).
Moonblade Moonblade (Left handed) Increases hero's attack by +3
Ogre Shield OgreShield Increases Defense by +5, but decreases Initiative of all creatures in hero's army by -5%.
Shield of Crystal Ice ShieldOfCrystalIce Adds +2 to hero's defense and grants 50% protection from fire-based spells while equipped.
Shield of the Dwarven Kings ShieldOfTheDwarvenKings Adds +4 to hero's defense and renders all creatures in hero's army immune to Frenzy spell.
Tome of Dark Magic TomeOfDarkMagic Allows all Dark Magic spells to be cast without any skill in this school.
Tome of Destruction Magic TomeOfDestructionMagic Allows all Destruction Magic spells to be cast without any skill in this school.
Tome of Light Magic TomeOfLightMagic Allows all Light Magic spells to be cast without any skill in this school.
Tome of Summoning Magic TomeOfSummoningMagic Allows all Summoning Magic spells to be cast without any skill in this school.

Pocket Edit

Name Image Description
Four Leaf Clover FourLeafClover Increases luck by +1.
Golden Horseshoe GoldenHorseshoe Increases luck by +2.
Horn of Plenty HornOfPlenty Grants some random resource every day.
Rune of Flame RuneOfFlame Increases hero's Spellpower by +1, and grants Rune of [name of rune spell].
Sextant of the Sea Elves SextantOfTheSeaElves Allows hero to travel faster over sea.
Shackles of the Last Man ShacklesOfTheLastMan Prevents you and all your foes from retreating from combat.
Skull of Markal SkullOfMarkal Increases hero's Spellpower and knowledge by +5, but decreases Morale by -2.
Tarot Deck TarotDeck Increases hero's Luck and Knowledge by +1.

Weapon Edit

Name Image Description
Axe of the Mountain Lords AxeOfTheMountainLords Adds +4 to hero's attack.
Beginner's Magic Wand BeginnersMagicWand Increases Spellpower by +2
Dragon Flame Tongue DragonFlameTongue Adds +2 to hero's attack and defense. Grants a 50% protection from cold-based spells
Dwarven Smithy Hammer DwarvenSmithyHammer Increases hero's Attack by +3 and gives additional +25% Defense from fire-based spells.
Edge of Balance EdgeOfBalance Adds +3 to Hero's Attack and subtracts -1 from Hero's Defense for "good" races or Adds[sic] +3 to Hero's Defense and subtracts -1 from Heros's Attack for "evil" races.
Ogre Club OgreClub Increases Attack by +5, but decreases Initiative of all creatures in hero's army by -5%.
Runic War Axe RunicWarAxe Increases hero's Attack and Spellpower by +2
Staff of Sar-Issus Regalia Sar- Issus - staff Negates enemy magic resistance. Magic immunities, if any, are not affected and still remain.
Staff of the Netherworld StaffOfTheNetherworld Decreases initiative of enemy creatures by 20%.
Sword of Might SwordOfMight Adds +2 to hero's attack.
Trident of the Titans TridentOfTheTitans Enhances your lightning-based spells by 50%.
Unicorn Horn Bow UnicornHornBow Negates range penalties for all shooting units in hero's army.
Wand Wand Allows casting of magic spell [name of spell] from this wand at Advanced Mastery level from this scroll (unless the Hero's Mastery level is higher). The wand has a limited number of uses and can be recharged at a Magic Guild. (uses [uses left]/[total uses]). Barbarian heroes find it shameful to use such magical items in combat.

Boots Edit

Name Image Description
Boots of Levitation BootsOfLevitation Hero can move over the sea
Boots of Magical Defense BootsOfMagicalDefense Grants hero a 10% magic resistance.
Boots of the Open Road BootsOfTheOpenRoad Allows hero to traverse rough terrain without any penalties.
Boots of the Swift Journey BootsOfTheSwiftJourney Increase hero's movement over land.
Dragon Bone Greaves DragonBoneGreaves Adds +3 to hero's Spellpower and increases initiative of all melee non-flying units in hero's army by 10%
Emerald Slippers EmeraldSlippers +50% damage to earth spells
Greaves of the Dwarven Kings GreavesOfTheDwarvenKings Adds +4 to hero's attack and renders all creatures in hero's army immune to Slow spell.
Sandals of the Blessed SandalsOfTheBlessed Increases all hero stats by +1
Windstrider Boots WindstriderBoots Increases all units[sic] speed by +1

Cloak Edit

Name Image Description
Bag of Endless Gold BagOfEndlessGold Provides +1000 gold per day to your cause.
Bearhide Wraps BearhideWraps Increases hero's Defense by +1, and grants additional 25% Defense from cold-based spells.
Cape of the Lion's Mane CapeOfTheLionsMane Increasing morale by +2.
Cloak of Death's Shadow CloakOfDeathsShadow Decreases morale and luck of enemy creatures by -2.
Cloak of Sylanna CloakOfSylanna Decreases damage from enemy earth spells by 50%
Dragon Wing Mantle DragonWingMantle Adds +3 to hero's knowledge and increases initiative of all flying units in hero's army by 10%
Phoenix Feather Cape PhoenixFeatherCape Enhances your fire-based spells by 50%.
Sack of Endless Gold SackOfEndlessGold Provides your kingdom with 250 gold every day.
Sandro's Cloak SandrosCloak Negates enemy Mind Affect immunity
Treeborn Quiver TreebornQuiver Adds +4 to the Attack of all shooters in the hero's army and grants them unlimited ammo
Wings of the Angel WingsOfTheAngel Grants hero the ability to fly over terrain.
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