The 6th game in the Heroes of Might and Magic series, released in 2011.

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Is there a way to avoid losing my progress when Uplay is down?

Last night, I tried to play Heroes VI, only to find that Uplay was down. I was offered an "offline" mode, but upon running the game in "offline" mode, I found that none of my previous saves were ...
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What is a Dynasty in Might and Magic Heroes VI?

The main menu of Heroes VI is innundated with information about Dynasties. Dynasty Hero this, Dynasty Weapon that, Dynasty Abilities here, Dynasty Level there... etc. I'd like to back up a second - ...
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How do I use a Town Portal?

I've built a Basic Town Portal in a town, which states that it allows your hero to teleport from that town to any other town you control. I've got my hero in the town, but how do I make them ...
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Where on the tactical map are specific army stacks placed?

In all the Heroes games, the army stacks are placed on the tactical grid based upon which slot they occupy in the heroes' army. That is also true for Might and Magic: Heroes VI, but I am wondering ...
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Better to take gold or experience in Might & Magic Heroes VI?

In Might & Magic Heroes VI there are certain treasure chests that let you choose between gold and experience. To beat the game most easily which one should you choose early on?
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How can I change from Blood to Tears? (Repentance / Reversal achievement)

So after many months of battles, I've finally accrued the 1,000 blood reputation needed to reach Blood level 2. At the moment, however, I'm at Tears Level 1, and it is not obvious to me how one goes ...
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Why are there two difficulties shown when sieging towns?

I've noticed that oftentimes when I go to attack an enemy Fort, the scout combat report lists two separate threat levels. What do each of these threat levels mean? Which one is the "real" ...
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Why is my cursor blinking constantly?

I just installed the full version of Might and Magic Heroes VI, and whether I'm in the menus or playing the game, my cursor is blinking constantly. I've tried tinkering with all the graphics ...
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What is the significance of these obelisks?

Every map I've played so far seems to have a feature in common: pairs of obelisks that serve as a chokepoint between areas. The colors vary, but they're always there. Is this just a favorite ...
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Are there preset heroes in Might and Magic: Heroes 6?

I just got Might and Magic: Heroes 6 today and tried to play a quick hot-seat game with a friend to get the hang of it. The problem is, when selecting our heroes, only one was available for two ...
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What is the Might and Magic: Heroes 6 Damage Computation?

Anyone figure out yet how damage is computed? Heroes 5 used: Creature Dmg * Stack Size * (1 + (.05 * (Attacker's Attack - Target's Defense))) Is it still the same for 6?
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What items carry over between campaign missions?

After completing one campaign mission and starting another, I noticed that my hero had retained some items and lost others. Of course the dynasty weapons carry over, but it looked like my "Set items" ...
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How do I keep my ranged units from dying?

I'm just playing through the tutorial, and having a surprisingly difficult time keeping my ranged units alive. The AI clearly targets them, and I only have two stacks of melee units so I can't form ...
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How does Reputation work in Heroes VI? (Blood and Tears)

In M&M Heroes 6, there seems to be a type of alignement, one side is called blood, and the other is called tears. Am I correct in assuming this is an either/or choice and that you can only be on ...
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How long is the Heroes of Might and Magic 6 Tutorial Campaign?

Are there really just 2 missions? It seemed pretty abrupt and there was no indication that the campaign ended after "Emperor's Will"
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Is it ok to wait around for new units?

I'm having a hard time progressing because the remaining enemies simply have way more units than I do. The thing is I have tons of gold and resources. If I just click "next turn" a whole bunch of ...
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What's the difference between Guardian Angel I, II, and III?

Over at Duke Slava's heroic abilities in Might & Magic Heroes VI, I couldn't help but notice that the first 3 versions of the Guardian Angel ability are identical. What's the difference between ...
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Is there an easy way to tell which stacks in a battle have all their units?

It is important to try to get through as many battles as possible without losing any units, but I find it tedious to constantly right-click every stack to see if they are at full strength, and I've ...
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Does it matter what order I play the campaigns in?

Is there any reason to play the campaigns in a particular order, or should I just pick whichever one strikes my fancy?
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What's the Difference between HOMM VI Online and Offline mode?

What are the differences to the two modes? If I play offline do I get less features than had I played online? The only feature I can think of that I'll be losing are the Conflux orbs, but are there ...
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Is there any way to make a unit walk around a trap?

As an apparent random feature, the battle map I am on features a trap directly in front of one of my units. I'd really like him to step around it and move up next to my unit that has already ...
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Why am I not getting any crystal?

In the first missions of the Necropolis campaign, I have a crystal mine that says it produces one crystal per day, but my total daily crystal income is zero. What could be causing this?
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What determines how much structural damage a stack does?

In order to quickly break down the defenses of an enemy town or fort, your creature stacks have the option to attack the door and the walls. Sometimes my creatures do 1 structural point of damage, ...
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How do I untrigger scroll lock on the map view?

I just won a combat after-which it was impossible for me to scroll around the main map with my mouse. I was locked entirely to the area centered around my hero. I checked under the hotkeys, but I ...
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Might & Magic Heroes VI - Town Portal bugs?

I'm in the necro campaign of M&MH 6, and I have had repeated trouble using town portal spells. I've got two towns that have both a Basic and Advanced town portal in them. Because an enemy hero was ...
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What skills exist that will help my hero level up faster?

There are so many different spells and skills to choose from that I'm having a hard time finding which ones exist to support different strategies. Early on I'd like to focus on skills that either ...
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Does Might & Magic: Heroes VI include a map editor?

I'm a big fan of map creation, as well as of playing maps other people have created, but I don't see an option for the map editor on the main menu or on the Conflux menu. Does a map editor exist?
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When can you respecialize your hero?

One of the buttons at the top of the main hero page is labeled "Respecialize" and the mouseover indicates that it allows you to redistribute the ability points on your hero. However, I have yet to ...
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Why do some towns not allow anything to be built?

In Might and Magic Heroes VI you can build all sorts of buildings in your main town. The most important buildings are the ones that generate new units to recruit. How come even though I have ...
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What do Might and Magic: Heroes 6 Classes do for your hero?

What do the classes do for your hero? (e.g. Ebon Knight, Cleric, Necromancer) The Hall of Heroes also says that it lets my hero change classes. I'd thought that it was related to the specialization ...
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Why is the downloadable Might & Magic: Heroes VI demo asking for a disc?

I just downloaded the Might & Magic: Heroes VI demo from Steam. On trying to start it, I'm receiving an error that suggests I'm missing a DVD: There is no disk in the drive. [Cancel] [Try ...
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Why can't my sisters heal?

Sometimes when my Sisters turn arrives they can use their heal ability; sometimes they can't. I can't quite figure out when they can and when they can't. Seems they can only use it once per turn, but ...
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Where can you find the unit production for a town?

Navigating a town's menu I can't find this information anywhere. Is there a way to see how many of each unit a given town is producing per week?
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How can I obtain the Trait Slots 4 and 5 in Heroes VI?

I'm still in Silver Rank in HOMM6, and I've unlocked the 2nd and 3rd slots for the traits The game hints you that there's 5 slots, but the Altar of Wishes doesn't show them Has anyone been able to ...
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Is there any way to turn off the synchronizing of save games?

When Might & Magic: Heroes VI is closed, Ubisoft's Uplay service pops up a window that says "Synchronizing Save Games", which takes a very long time to complete and often fails without any obvious ...
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How are each of the Dynasty Weapons obtained in Heroes VI?

Judging by the achievements, there should be at least 25 of these things, but I'm not sure how to get more than a handful of them. How does one unlock the various dynasty weapons?
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What effect do difficulty levels have?

There are three different difficulty levels (Easy, Medium, Hard). What kinds of penalties/bonuses do they cause? For bonus points, how does the "Aggressive AI" option play into things?
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Who is the Dragon God Lamya?

The Heroes VI Collectors Ed has a Dragon god Lamya T-shirt included. Who is this Lamya? AFAIK, there's only Asha, Urgash, Elrath, Sylanna, Malassa, Shalassa, Ylath, Arkath and Sandro (if he counted as ...
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How can I improve my completion score on the first campaign mission?

I just finished the first campaign mission (Griffin Bane) on Normal difficulty and apparently my completion score was 12250 (46%). The tooltip says I can Increase [my] score by completing quests, ...
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Is there a way to view the Dynasty Weapon skills?

Anyone know how to view the dynasty weapon skills? Staff of Sandro has a lot of lich-named skills but there's no indication what those skills do
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Does the Soul Forge cost something (except time)?

As the title says, does the use of the Soul Forge in the Conflux web application cost something except time? It takes time to upgrade a Dynasty Weapon, and it doesn't consume my Dynasty points. So I ...
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Why doesn't the Angel Watch building work as per the in game description?

In the second mission of the tutorial campaign, one of the secondary missions is to build a unique building in your starting town. I chose the Angel Watch building, which has the following ...
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Can I prearrange my troops before battle?

The default arrangement of my troops at the start of battle is...suboptimal. For example, I'd prefer to start with my ranged units directly behind my melee units, but instead they tend to start off ...
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After clearing necropolis hero-champion in last campaign I do not get access to the next cave enterance?

So I did a blitz with my necro hero taking frogs castles within two weeks and went forward killing orcs and opening first dark barrier. Than I cleared humans and disabled second dark barrier and ...
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What's the difference between Prime Magic and Arcane Exaltation?

I'm looking at both of these prime spells, and they seem to do almost the same thing. The first claims to award 3 magic power to the hero, while the second claims to award 2 magic power permanently. ...
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What Effects exist and what does each Effect do?

Many of the skills indicate that they cause an Effect on the target stack. For example, Storm Winds II states that creatures are "inflicted by the "Dazed" effect" and Ice Armor "applies the "Chilled" ...
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Can I enable autosave when running Offline mode on Heroes 6?

For some reason I can't get autosave working in offline mode. I gave a try to online mode but after being kicked out from game without saving just when I finished final battle I have decided to play ...
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How do you use the plunder mine ability?

I gave my secondary hero the Plunder Mine and Destroy Mine abilities. Then I walked up to a mine. Nothing happened. Skipped a turn and tried to visit it with full movement. Nothing. I even tried ...
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How do you trade artifacts between heroes?

I have two heroes in Might and Magic: Heroes VI. Each has an artifact that is part of a set. I would like to trade this artifact from one hero to the other. Both heroes are in the same town. I can't ...
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Is there any benefit to attacking enemies from different angles?

Given enough movement points to adjust the position of my units, I can attack my enemies from different angles. It looks like each enemy unit just turns to face me anyway, so is there really any point ...