Did you know
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- All living Dragons and Hydras become Bone Dragons in the Skeleton Transformer.
- All effects of creature abilities (e.g. dendroids' binding) can be dispelled except Wyvern Monarchs' poison, which can be cured though.
- All spells cannot be disabled from the map. There must be at least one spell from each level.
- Almost all non-upgraded wandering creatures look to the right side, while upgraded creatures look to the left side.
- Anti-Magic can only be removed with expert level Dispel or with Dragon Fly's dispel ability (the ability was introduced in Restoration of Erathia 1.4).
- Any creatures with double attack can get lucky twice in a row.
- Arrow towers causes more damage to heroes with Armorer, although it should be the other way round. This also applies to Air Shield.
- Artifacts affect also Cloned creatures.
- Badge of Courage prevents all mind spells. The spellbook and wand symbol do appear, but Berserk have no effect.
- Battles in the subterranean level are always considered to take place on subterranean terrain. However, movement works normally.
- Berserk can be cast on Undead creatures if Orb of Vulnerability is present. However, they are still immune to Blind.
- Cavaliers are upgraded to Champions for free at Stables located on the Adventure Map.
- Cloned creatures also copy the ability to cast spells. For example, Ogre Magi can cast Bloodlust or Archangel can cast Resurrection.
- Dispel nor Cure cannot remove the effect of Disrupting Ray.
- Even though Black Dragons are immune to all creature abilites (e.g. stone gaze), they can still be binded by dendroids.
- Even though Black Dragons are immune to all spells, they still receive damage from Efreet Sultans' Fire Shield.
- Having at least one Rogue in hero's army has the same effect basic Visions has.
- Land Mines do no affect creatures with magic immunity (e.g. Magic Elementals) (Heroes v1.4 or Complete only)
- Having two (or more) same legion artifacts on one hero only gives the growth bonus once. However, two heroes with the same legion artifact on garrison and visiting slots of the town, give bonuses for both.
- Master Genies can and will cast Cure on friendlies.
- Morale bonus for visiting Temple on day 7 is +2. Also Idol of Fortune gives +1 to both Morale and Luck.
- Odds of wandering creatures joining you depends on what troops you have with you (and whether or not you have Diplomacy).
- Only spell that can affect Black Dragons is expert level of Dispel.
- Pikemen and Halberdiers are immune to Cavaliers and Champions jousting bonus (+5% damage per hex they cross).
- Stone and Obsidian Gargoyles cannot be resurrected because they are non-living creatures. However, they can get Morale unlike Golems or Elementals.
- Orb of Vulnerability breaks creatures' natural immunities to magic, but not artifact-granted immunities.
- Tower moat's Land Mines are treated similarly as the spell, and therefore they can be Dispelled, creatures with magic immunities are unaffected by them, and Orb of Tempestuous Fire increase their damage.
- Tree of Knowledge gives experience equal to the difference between hero's next level and current level.
- Windmill never produces wood ().
- With Necromancy skill, you get more Skeletons than Skeleton Warriors (because of the health difference).
- It's possible for a hero to have no troops if you deposit them at Seer's Hut or Quest Guard. Upon entering a battle, you will instantly lose as soon as pre-battle music ends.
- Spells casted by the Armor of the Damned combined with Orb of Vulnerability will work in an Anti-Magic Garrison.
- Luck stacks with the Dread Knight's Death Blow.
- A horde building protects those particular creatures in that town from plague, which means that the dwelling with a horde building will produce creatures normally.
- You can delete artifacts by trading with an allied hero in multiplayer and having the artifact selected with your mouse (as you're dragging it) as the other player exits the trade window.
- Archangels resurrect less creatures with health artifacts on, but Pit Lords raise more creatures with additional health points with health artifacts?
- You can mark a path max. 602 tiles long on ground and 594 tiles long on water?
- Gold Dragons are susceptible to Dispel cast by heroes, the Resurrection part of Sacrifice (but not the Sacrification), Ghost Dragon's Aging, War Unicorn's Blinding and Medusa Queen's Stone Gaze?
- The Disguise spell is completely useless against Hard/Expert/Impossible AI?
- Orb of Vulnerability does not negate Damage Resistance, whereas it negates the Magic Resistance artifacts and secondary skill?
- Battles in mines are always considered to take place in Subterranean terrain. (Version 4.0. Tested by Kapteeni Ruoska 07:30, 28 March 2014 (CET))
- Elementals that are summoned in combat are not affected by Planeswalkers' (e.g. Kalt) bonuses. Tested by Kapteeni Ruoska 06:37, 4 August 2014 (CEST)
- In the first versions of the game, Witches had a chance to learn Necromancy. (Version 1.0. Tested by Kapteeni Ruoska 07:55, 28 March 2014 (CET))