Increases the amount of damage your damage spells do:
Recommended for: For heroes relying a lot of direct damage spells such as Armageddon. For other heroes, sorcery is a sub-par secondary skill and should be avoided in favor of other skills that boost magic or combat damage (Offense and Archery). Spell damage grows very slowly over time and even the Sorcery specialists will find their spell damage boost to be fairly underwhelming against the growing monster stacks, all while non-damaging spells like Haste, Slow and Berserk become more and more useful because their tactical value scales with the monster stack size. In short, Sorcery offers only a minor buff and only to spells that will get used less and less as the game progresses.
Heroes with Sorcery as a starting skill
The following heroes all start with Basic Sorcery: