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An Artifact is a new type of gear equipped in three Artifact slots, and that you can rank up and fortify with Nth metal to unlock powerful bonuses. Unlike other types of gear that you replace frequently as you advance in combat rating, Artifacts require a long term investment and grow with your character. Many Artifacts will also grant new passive or active abilities in addition to stats, and will provide new options for how you build or play your character.

Each type of artifact can only be equipped once, it is not possible to equip two or three of the same artifact type at the same time.

Obtaining ArtifactsEdit

You will get your first Artifact by completing the Artifacts Mission from John Constantine (available at level 20). Once completed, you can obtain additional Artifacts from Constantine in the Watchtower or Hall of Doom for 25 Marks of Victory.

Known ArtifactsEdit

Stats Increase
Cog of Mageddon Damage (Weapons) Health,
Precision, Dominance
Icon Cog of Mageddon (Base)
Dilustel Refractor Tank Health,
Precision, Dominance
Icon Dilustel Refractor (Base)
Entwined Rings of Azar Controller Health,
Vitalization, Precision
Icon Entwined Rings of Azar (Base)
Legionnaire's Sparring AI Damage (Weapons), Tank Precision,
Icon Legionnaire's Sparring AI (Base)
Parasite's Power Harness Controller Vitalization,
Icon Parasite's Power Harness (Base)
Scrap of the Soul Cloak Any Role Power,
Might, Health
Icon Scrap of the Soul Cloak (Base)
Starheart Fragment Healer Health,
Precision, Restoration
Icon Starheart Fragment (Base)
Tetrahedron of Urgrund Damage (Superpowers) Health,
Power, Might
Icon Tetrahedron of Urgrund (Base)
Episodes and Events
Claw of Aelkhünd
(Justice League Dark)
Controller Health,
Power, Might
Icon Claw of Aelkhund (Base)
Dead King's Scepter
Any Role Power,
Might, Health
Icon Dead King's Scepter (Base)
Eye of Gemini
Any Role Dominance, Might, Precision, Restoration, Vitalization Icon Eye of Gemini (Base)
Grimorium Verum
(Justice League Dark)
Damage Precision, Might,
Icon Grimorium Verum (Base)
Manacles of Force
Tank Health,
Restoration, Dominance
Icon Manacles of Force (Base)
Mystic Symbol Of The Seven
(Justice League Dark)
Tank Health,
Power, Restoration
Icon Mystic Symbol Of The Seven (Base)
Omegahedron Any Role Power,
Might, Health
Icon Omegahedron (Base)
Orb of Arion
Healer Restoration,
Health, Power
Icon Orb of Arion (Base)
Philosopher's Stone
(Justice League Dark)
Any Role Dominance, Might, Precision, Restoration, Vitalization Icon Philosopher's Stone (Base)
Time Capsules
Amulet of Rao
Controller Vitalization,
Health, Power
Icon Amulet of Rao (Base)
Bottled City Soder
Any Role None Icon Bottled City Soder (Base)
Lazarus Pit Water
(Tools of the Demon)
Any Role Health,
Might, Power
Icon Lazarus Pit Water (Base)
Solar Amplifier
Damage (Superpowers) Might,
Power, Health
Icon Solar Amplifier (Base)
The Demon's Fang
(Tools of the Demon)
Healer Restoration,
Power, Precision
Icon The Demon's Fang (Base)
Venom Wrist Dispenser
(Tools of the Demon)
Damage (Weapons) Precision,
Health, Power
Icon Venom Wrist Dispenser (Base)
Container Artifacts
Lamp of Van Helsing
(Justice League Dark)
Any Role None Icon Lamp of Van Helsing (Base)
Trick or Teekl Bucket
Any Role None Trick or Teekl Bucket (Base)

Upgrading ArtifactsEdit

In your inventory, there is a new tab called Artifacts. Once you have an Artifact and some Nth Metal, you can combine the two to add Item Experience to the Artifact. Different kinds of Nth Metal are worth different amounts of Item Experience. Get enough Item Experience into your Artifact and it will increase in Rank. Each Rank gives a small, exponentially increasing stat boost. Every 20 Ranks is a Milestone Rank, which offer larger bonuses and require specific Catalysts to break through.


  • Nth Metal is the core reagent for your Artifact. Once you’ve acquired your first Artifact, you’ll be able to find Nth Metal as a rare drop from defeating NPCs. In addition, you’ll be able to get large caches of Nth Metal by completing the Vault and Stabilizer Fragmentation. Nth Metal comes in various qualities, with rarer, more refined pieces granting larger amounts of Item Experience when used to fortify your Artifact.
  • Sin Stones are another reagent for Artifacts. They are only available from Assassin Time Capsules.
  • Sunstones are yet another reagent for Artifacts. They are only available from Kryptonian Time Capsules.
  • Artifacts, which are not needed anymore, can be used as reagents to level up other artifacts. However less than half of the XP contained will be recycled.
  • Container Artifacts usually have their own special reagents.


Catalysts are special items required to break through Milestone Ranks. These can be acquired from John Constantine and certain episode vendors for 10 Marks of Victory each. Each Milestone Rank requires a different and specific combination of Catalysts.


Various feats are available related to artifacts.

Main article: General Feats


  • With hotfix 18/01/18 a second artifact slot was introduced making it possible to equip two different artifacts at the same time.
  • With hotfix 15/02/18 the maximum rank of artifacts was increased from 100 to 120.
  • With game update 84 the maximum rank of artifacts was increased from 120 to 160.
  • Artifacts will be temporarily disabled in PvP instances.
  • With game update 86 a third artifact slot was introduced making it possible to equip three different artifacts at the same time.


  • Fortifying an artifact with Nth Metal
  • Milestone rank breakthrough with Seal of Preservation


Preview Artifacts! Livestream Replay

Preview Artifacts! Livestream Replay

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