Heroes V skill, see War Machines.
war machines are special artifacts in the games that will appear on the battlefield, like creatures.
Heroes of Might and Magic
Heroes I and II Edit
The only war machine in
and Heroes I is the Heroes II catapult. It can be found in every hero's arsenal, only appears in siege combat, and cannot be destroyed.
Heroes III Edit
, there are four war machines: the Heroes III catapult, the ballista, the ammo cart, and the first aid tent.
Every hero has a catapult, while the rest can be purchased from the
blacksmith, the ballista yard or the war machine factory.
Heroes IV Edit
Unlike its predecessors,
doesn't have war machines - while the Heroes of Might and Magic IV ballista and catapult make an appearance in the game, they are just creatures, rather than items.
has the same system as Heroes V Heroes III - a catapult, a ballista, an ammo cart, and a first aid tent. While they can be purchased from the blacksmith, like in Heroes III, they can also be found at the War Machine Factory, where purchasing the whole set is cheaper.
Heroes VI Edit
Heroes II, the only war machine in is the Heroes VI catapult.
Heroes VII Edit
Heroes VII has three different war machines: a catapult, a healing support and a ballista. However, the war machines vary in appearance and in certain effects among factions.