Surcoat of Counterpoise

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Surcoat of Counterpoise
Surcoat of Counterpoise Class: major
Slot: shoulders
Cost: 4000 Gold
Effect: Worn about the shoulders, this item increases your magic resistance by 10%.
Surcoat of Counterpoise is a major class artifact, that is equipped in shoulders slot. While equipped the artifact increases magic resistance of hero's army by 10%.

Horn of the Abyss[edit]

Resistance now reduces enemy hero spell power during combat instead of increasing chance to resist spells. Read more here.

Related artifacts[edit]


A common misunderstanding is that magic resistance artifacts need Resistance secondary skill in order to work - like for example archery artifacts (Bow of Elven Cherrywood) need Archery skill in order to work. However, magic resistance artifacts directly increase magic resistance of creatures.