Watcher of Realms Artifact Tier List – Best Artifacts

Use this Watcher of Realms artifact tier list to choose the best artifacts for your heroes and increase their damage output and efficacy in battles.

Watcher of Realms artifact tier list
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Watcher of Realms offers multiple ways to upgrade your heroes and make them more effective in combat. One such way is through artifacts, which can be forged using artifact fragments obtained from the Artifact Material Raid. But with such a massive collection, for some players can be difficult to decide which artifacts are best suited for their heroes. This article is here to help.

We have put together a Watcher of Realms artifact tier list and ranked them all based on various factors such as stats, rarity, and effectiveness in battle. Artifacts come in 3 rarities in this game – Epic, Legendary, and Myth, but since Epic ones are pretty much useless, we will focus only on the Legendary and Myth ones.

Watcher of Realms Artifact Tier List: S+ (OP)

  • Olague’s Wall (Defender Artifact)
  • Regal Majesty (Defender Artifact)
  • Scarlet Hunt (Fighter Artifact)
  • Soul Drainer (Fighter Artifact)
  • Skull of Desecration (Mage Artifact)
  • Book of Distortion (Mage Artifact)
  • Nether Messenger (Marksman Artifact)
  • Bloodbond Signet (Marksman Artifact)
  • Jungle Relic (Healer Artifact)
  • Prayer Scroll (Healer Artifact)

In the S+ tier, we ranked the best artifacts in Watcher of Realms for all five hero classes, Defender, Fighter, Mage, Marksman, and Healer. These artifacts provide the greatest boosts in battle power.

Olague’s Wall

Olague's Wall, the best artifact for defender heroes in Watcher of Realms

Olague’s Wall is by far the best Defender-class artifact. This amazing item will help your defender hero block up to 4 enemies at once, which is a huge advantage, in the Campaign mode. Not only that but this artifact also helps reduce the damage taken, which makes it extremely effective in keeping your team safe.

  • Class: Defender
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S+
  • Effects: Increases block capacity by 1, P.DMG reduction, and M.DMG reduction by 4% for every blocked unit, up to 4 stacks.

Regal Majesty

Regal Majesty artifact, WoR
  • Class: Defender
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S+
  • Effects: Received healing amount +20%.

Scarlet Hunt

Scarlet Hunt, the best artifact for fighter heroes in Watcher of Realms

Scarlet Hunt is by far the best artifact for Figher-type heroes because it offers a massive increase in damage, as long as you have Salazar, the legendary hero in your squad. Otherwise, Komodo (epic) can also work. The bleed effect increase help your squad deal more damage over time, which is a great advantage, especially against tough bosses.

  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S+
  • Effects: Increases damage by 20% to targets with Bleeding

Soul Drainer

Soul Drainer, Watcher of Realms artifact
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S+
  • Effects: Increases Block by 1. Restores 0.7% of the hero’s Max HP every time the hero deals DMG to 1 target, effective to up to 3 targets.

Skull of Desecration

Skull of Desecration, the best artifact for mage heroes in Watcher of Realms

If you are looking for the most efficient Mage-class artifact, the Skull of Desecration is your best bet. This amazing item increases magic AoE damage significantly, which is a huge advantage when you have multiple enemies on the battlefield.

However, this also comes with a cost as it will increase the damage taken by the Mage hero. But if you have strong defenders in your squads, this won’t be a problem.

  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S+
  • Effects: DMG received is increased by 20% while AoE DMG is increased by 25%.

Book of Distortion

Book of Distortion, Watcher of Realms artifact
  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S+
  • Effects: Attacking slowed targets increases ATK Spd. by 30 and Rage Regen by 25% for 5 sec. This effect can only be triggered 1 time every 8 sec.

Nether Messenger

Nether Messenger, the best artifact for marksman heroes in Watcher of Realms

Nether Messenger is the most powerful artifact for Marksman-class heroes. This item increases the damage by up to 15%, which is a massive boost, especially against bosses and challenging enemies.

  • Class: Marksman
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S+
  • Effects: When dealing multiple instances of DMG to 1 same target in a row, increases the DMG by 5% each time, up to 3 times. The effect disappears after changing targets.

Bloodbond Signet

Bloodbond Signet, Watcher of Realms artifact
  • Class: Marksman
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S+
  • Effects: Reduces Max HP by 30% and increases Crit. DMG by 20%.

Jungle Relic

Jungle Relic, the best artifact for healers in Watcher of Realms

Jungle Relic is no doubt the best artifact for Healers in Watcher of Realms. This amazing item increases the healing effect massively, which helps your heroes last longer in battle. There is only one caveat, though – this artifact only works when the healer has full HP. But if your healer is well protected and positioned strategically in battle, then Jungle Relic is an absolute must-have.

  • Class: Healer
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S+
  • Effects: Jungle Relic Increases the healing effect by 30% when the caster has full HP.

Prayer Scroll

Prayer Scroll, Watcher of Realms artifact
  • Class: Healer
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S+
  • Effects: Increases Healing Effect (ST) by 3% for every additional ally present in range, stacking up to 4 times.

Watcher of Realms Artifact Tier List: S (Strong)

  • Lionheart Scepter (Defender)
  • Magmus’ Molten Heart (Fighter)
  • Eye of Sin (Fighter)
  • Ragnarok (Fighter)
  • Ajax’s Rage (Mage)
  • Tear of Starlight (Mage)
  • Crown of the Depths (Mage)
  • Soulreaper Insignia (Marksman)
  • Scarlet Dagger (Marksman)
  • Lunar Veil (Healer)
  • Gift of Hope (Healer)

Our S-tier contains some of the most popular artifacts in the game. While they are not as strong as those in S+, they still offer great stats and can be equally effective in certain battles.

Lionheart Scepter

Lionheart Scepter, WoR artifact
  • Class: Defender
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: During the Ultimate, increases the hero’s Max HP by an extra 20% and Max HP of allies within the Ultimate range by 10%.

Magmus’ Molten Heart

Magmus' Molten Heart, WoR artifact
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: When Lava Flow is activated, deals extra DMG equal to 5% of the hero’s Max HP.

Eye of Sin

Eye of Sin, WoR artifact
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: Increases AoE DMG by 10%. Killing enemies grants an extra 5% AoE DMG bonus that lasts 3 sec.

Ragnarok

Ragnarok, WoR artifact
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: Increases Crit. DMG by 12%. When HP is lower than 50%, Crit. DMG Increase is doubled.

Ajax’s Rage

Ajax's Rage artifact
  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: Upon making Crit. Hit, increases Crit. DMG by 20% for 3 sec.

Tear of Starlight

Tear of Starlight artifact
  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: ATK is increased by 20% when deployed. When HP is lower than 80%, the ATK increase effect is reduced to 10%.

Crown of the Depths

Crown of the Depths artifact
  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: Basic ATK has a 25% chance to release 1 extra energy ball(s).

Soulreaper Insignia

Soulreaper Insignia
  • Class: Marksman
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: Increases DMG by 5%. After killing the target, increases an additional DMG of 5%, stacking up to 2 times. This effect lasts for 10 sec.

Scarlet Dagger

Scarlet Dagger
  • Class: Marksman
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: Increases AoE DMG by 15%, and gains 15% Penetration during the Ultimate.

Lunar Veil

Lunar Veil
  • Class: Healer
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: 60 sec after deployment, gains permanent invisibility and increases ATK Spd. by 50.

Gift of Hope

Gift of Hope
  • Class: Healer
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: S
  • Effects: Increases Healing Effect by 30% when healing a hero with less than 30% HP.

Watcher of Realms Artifact Tier List: A (Good)

  • Betrayal Forge (Defender)
  • Holy Radiance (Defender)
  • Flawless Blade (Fighter)
  • Void Gazer (Fighter)
  • Bones of Savagery (Fighter)
  • Crystal of Vileness (Fighter)
  • Blue Sea Ice Ring (Mage)
  • Eye of the White Tower (Mage)
  • Destruction Cog (Marksman)
  • The Sharpshooter’s Crest (Marksman)
  • Orb of Euphoria (Healer)
  • Dreamglow (Healer)

These artifacts provide decent stats in comparison to those in S-tier, and they can still make a difference if used correctly.

Betrayal Forge

Betrayal Forge
  • Class: Defender
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: During the Ultimate, increases Block by 1. When in the Heated State, the chance to inflict Stun increases by 10%. Each ATK restores the hero’s HP equal to 3% of Max HP.

Holy Radiance

Holy Radiance
  • Class: Defender
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: After every 10 Basic ATK landed, deals AoE P. DMG 1 time equal to 200% of DMG Multiplier to at most 5 targets and restores HP for 10% of DMG dealt.

Flawless Blade

Flawless Blade
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: Increases DMG by 6% every 4 sec when no damage is taken. Stacks up to 3 times. Taking damage each time removes 1 stack.

Void Gazer

Void Gazer
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: Deals increased DMG to enemies beyond 1 tile from the hero. For every 1 tile beyond the first, DMG is increased by 3%.

Bones of Savagery

Bones of Savagery
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: During the Ultimate, for each ATK dealt, increases Crit. DMG by 10%, stacking up to 3 times. This effect expires after the Ultimate ends.

Crystal of Vileness

Crystal of Vileness
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: When dealing DMG, there’s a 40% chance of summoning 1 Shadow Guard with 80% of the hero’s stats to attack enemies for 10 sec. The effect can be triggered as often as 1 time every 20 sec.

Blue Sea Ice Ring

Blue Sea Ice Ring
  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: When dealing damage, there is a 25% chance of slowing down the enemy by 50% for 2 sec.

Eye of the White Tower

Eye of the White Tower
  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: After being deployed, receives one of the following buffs at random: Increases ATK by 13% or increases ATK Spd. by 20.

Destruction Cog

Destruction Cog
  • Class: Marksman
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: Cannon Overload has a 50% chance to fire 3 extra cannonballs.

The Sharpshooter’s Crest

The Sharpshooter's Crest
  • Class: Marksman
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: When there are no enemies within 1 tile, AoE DMG is increased by 20%.

Orb of Euphoria

Orb of Euphoria
  • Class: Healer
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: Increases the ATK Spd. of all heroes in range by 30 every 60 sec, lasting for 10 sec.

Dreamglow

Dreamglow
  • Class: Healer
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: A
  • Effects: When Basic ATK inflicts Magic Incense, there is a chance equal to 50% of Crit. Rate to grant the target a shield equal to 10% of the target’s Max HP, lasts 6 sec.

Watcher of Realms Artifact Tier List: B (Average)

  • Bloodthirst (Defender)
  • Goddess’ Grace (Defender)
  • Wailing Tusk (Fighter)
  • Skull of Ire (Fighter)
  • The Watchguard’s Ambition (Fighter)
  • Slayer’s Presence (Fighter)
  • Spellcaster’s Echo (Mage)
  • Zelus’ Manuscript (Mage)
  • Blood Drinker (Marksman)
  • Shadow Gaze (Marksman)
  • Lantern of Radiance (Healer)
  • Nyniv’s Mercy (Healer)

B-tier artifacts provide enough stat boosts but don’t expect them to be game-changers.

Bloodthirst

Bloodthirst artifact, WoR
  • Class: Defender
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: Increases DMG by 1% for the entire game when damage is taken. Stacks up to 15 time(s).

Goddess’ Grace

Goddess' Grace
  • Class: Defender
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: Increases DEF by 10%. Gains an extra 3% DEF bonus for every 10 sec on the battlefield, and stacks up to 3 times.

Wailing Tusk

Wailing Tusk
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: Extends the duration of Glory Recalled by an additional 10 sec. While Glory Recalled is active, increases DMG by 15%.

Skull of Ire

Skull of Ire
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: Increases initial Rage by 450.

The Watchguard’s Ambition

The Watchguard's Ambition
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: A basic attack has a 10% chance of triggering another basic attack.

Slayer’s Presence

Slayer's Presence
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: When HP is above 80%, increase damage by 10%.

Zelus’ Manuscript

Zelus' Manuscript
  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: Reduces enemies’ received healing by 30% during the Ultimate skill.

Spellcaster’s Echo

Spellcaster's Echo
  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: Recovers 10% Rage after using a skill.

Blood Drinker

Blood Drinker
  • Class: Marksman
  • Rarity: Myth
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: Grants 10% life-steal when dealing damage.

Shadow Gaze

Shadow Gaze
  • Class: Marksman
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: Increases ATK by 10% for every 5 attacks, lasting for 5 sec.

Lantern of Radiance

Lantern of Radiance
  • Class: Healer
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: Increases AoE Heal Effect by 3% for every ally increased within the attack range, stacking up to 4 times.

Nyniv’s Mercy

Nyniv's Mercy
  • Class: Healer
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: B
  • Effects: Increases Healing by 10% upon entering combat.

Watcher of Realms Artifact Tier List: C (Meah)

  • The Watchguard’s Unity (Defender)
  • Rex’s Vow (Defender)
  • Death Knell (Defender)
  • Nightmare Shadow (Fighter)
  • Chain of Rage (Fighter)
  • The North’s Horn (Fighter)
  • Nightmare Samsara (Mage)
  • Soul-eating Crystal (Mage)
  • Broken Nightmare (Marksman)
  • Tauriel’s Gaze (Marksman)
  • Child of the Trees (Healer)
  • The North’s Glory (Healer)

These artifacts are not bad, but they won’t do much to improve your heroes’ performance.

The Watchguard’s Unity

The Watchguard's Unity
  • Class: Defender
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: Max HP +10%

Rex’s Vow

Rex's Vow
  • Class: Defender
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: Reduces damage taken by 10% when protected by the shield.

Death Knell

Death Knell
  • Class: Defender
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: Increases own DEF by 5% upon entering combat. Whenever own HP drops to 40% or below, instantly heals 15% of Max HP. 1 time(s) max for each deployment.

Nightmare Shadow

Nightmare Shadow
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: Increases Crit. Rate by 5% for every 5 attack(s). Can stack up to 3.

Chain of Rage

Chain of Rage
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: Increases Crit. DMG by 0.3% for every 1% reduction in HP.

The North’s Horn

The North's Horn
  • Class: Fighter
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: When shielded, increases Crit. Rate by 10%. When the shield disappears, The Crit. Rate increasing effect will last for 6 sec.

Nightmare Samsara

Nightmare Samsara
  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: Restores 5% Rage for every 5 attacks.

Soul-eating Crystal

Soul-eating Crystal
  • Class: Mage
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: Restores 3% Rage when killing the target. Cooldown: 5 sec.

Broken Nightmare

Broken Nightmare
  • Class: Marksman
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: Increases ATK by 3% for each basic attack for 2 sec, up to 3 stacks.

Tauriel’s Gaze

Tauriel's Gaze
  • Class: Marksman
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: When dealing Crit. DMG, there is a 15% chance to ignore 30% of the target’s DEF and M.RES for 3 sec.

Child of the Trees

Child of the Trees
  • Class: Healer
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: Increases Heal Effect by 20%. Heal Effect is reduced by 5% for every ally increased within the attack range.

The North’s Glory

The North's Glory
  • Class: Healer
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Tier List Rank: C
  • Effects: When healing a unit to full HP, there is a 20% chance of granting the unit a shield equal to 20% o its Max HP, lasting for 10 sec. The effect can only be triggered 1 time every 5 sec.

Watcher of Realms Artifact Tier List: D (Weak)

We recommend avoiding these artifacts as their bonuses are so weak that is not worth the effort to enhance them, compared to other options in this tier list.

  • Nightmare Serpent (Defender)
  • Heart of Thorn (Defender)
  • Solar Rune (Defender)
  • The North’s Will (Defender)
  • Voroth’s Wrath (Fighter)
  • Lucky Legacy (Fighter)
  • The Watchguard’s Wisdom (Mage)
  • The North’s Storm (Mage)
  • The Watchguard’s Disguise (Marksman)
  • Taunting Gaze (Marksman)
  • The North’s Judgement (Marksman)
  • The Watchguard’s Fortune (Healer)
  • Spirit Horn (Healer)
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