Spells

3H In Warlords Battlecry, heroes, and some armies, have the ability to * I cast spells. Only heroes have a spellbook and the ability to learn new spells. A hero's mana points are indicated in the control panel, below the small blue orb on the right of the hero picture. Left-clicking on this orb, clicking on the Spellbook button in the Control Panel, or pressing the S key, brings up the spellbook. Run the cursor over a spell to see a description of its effects on the right side of your...

Spheres of Magic

There are eight spheres of magic that can be studied, each of which has ten spells. There are four level 1 spells, three level 2 spells, two level 3 spells, and one very rare level 4 spell. The spells must be learnt in level order. There are also three common spells, which are automatically known by every spellcaster. Most spellcasters specialize in one or two spheres. A level 1 hero generally cannot cast spells. When a hero reaches level 2, and chooses a profession of either wizard or priest,...

Statistics and Skills

A hero has four statistics strength, intelligence, dexterity, and charisma. These statistics are used to calculate the hero's ten skills. Initially these statistics and skills are determined by the hero's race. To see a hero's statistics from within the game, right-click once on the hero picture in the bottom control panel. To see a hero's skills, right-click twice on the hero picture. When a hero reaches levels 2 and 3, statistics and skills increase depending on which profession and...