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Minor Artifacts are a special category of named items with particularly powerful enchantments. Minor Artifacts go into a character's normal equipment slots and can have filigrees slotted into it. The first Minor Artifacts were introduced with the Masterminds of Sharn expansion in Update 42.

  • Artifacts have stronger enchantments than regular quest loot, or even raid loot of that level. Artifacts have double the ilevel jump, and will be better than raid items of the same level, which are better than quest items of the same level. DDO Forums
  • Each Minor Artifact can only be equipped into a specific equipment slot.
  • A character may only equip a single Minor Artifact, regardless of slot.
  • They start with one slot for a single sentient filigree.
  • The same Filigree slotted into your Minor Artifact and Sentient Weapon stack with each other, and both will count towards Set Bonus requirements.
    • (Example: If you placed "Deadly Rain: Dexterity" into both your equipped Minor Artifact and your equipped Sentient Weapon, you would gain +2 Dexterity and you would activate the 2-piece set bonus from Deadly Rain (+5 Ranged Power). DDO Forums
  • Minor Artifacts can be placed into the Sentient Weapon UI, and can consume named items just like a Sentient Weapon to gain XP.
    • Sentient Jewels are not used, you can level the Artifacts directly by feeding them named items.
    • The XP cost for leveling is one half of Sentient Jewels.
    • A Minor Artifact CAN CONSUME itself!!! --> This has been confirmed by GMTrojan (don't ask...)
    • Feeding a Minor Artifact with XP to another Minor Artifact does not transfer the consumed Artifacts XP, you only get the base item amount. (I got bit by this today(1-2-2021) and lost 3K sentient XP)

Each Minor Artifact has a different number of maximum Filigree Slots, and the number of total slots cannot be adjusted by consuming a Sentient Spark. All Minor Artifacts available in Update 42, however, have three maximum Filigree Slots.

Sharn artifacts[edit]

The following applies to Update 42 Minor Artifacts:

  • Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire
  • The maximum number of filigree slots is three. Spark of Memory cannot be used to increase the number of slots.
  • The Sharn Minor Artifacts are unique items flavored as coming from different parts of Khorvaire (museum artifacts).
  • They drop in raids and as reward for completing the main saga (not the Cogs saga). DDO Forums
  • In saga rewards, there's a 25% chance for an artifact on Elite and 50% on True Elite saga completion. DDO Forums
  • Each end chest in Sharn has a small chance to drop one of the Minor Artifacts available in the Masterminds of Sharn Expansion Pack. This is an independent chance than your chance to find Named Loot, but will still be affected by Ransack penalties. The full list of 10 artifacts is available this way, and mythic & reaper bonuses are possible.
  • The saga will continue to have a chance to drop 3 Artifacts, but it will randomly determine which three are available (this is done via 3 independent rolls, so it may show you more than one of the same Artifact, but it will always show three total).

The Soul Splitter artifacts[edit]

Two artifacts were introduced in Update 43 with similar stats as the Sharn expansion artifacts. They drop randomly in the end chests of all U43 quests.

Epic Voice[edit]

Epic Voice of the Master introduced in Update 45 is an outlier. It's ML20, BtA, and can only take a single filigree.

The Lost Gatekeepers[edit]

The Update 46 minor artifacts behave just like like Sharn artifacts. They drop randomly in the end chests and many/all optional chests of all U46 quests.

The Promise of Fire[edit]

A number of new minor artifacts were added in Update 47, two are available from the epic version of the new dungeon.

List of artifacts[edit]

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
  • Update 48.4.3
  • 7 months and 6 days
  • BugTime
Epic Voice of the Master
Epic Voice of the Master.png
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Trinket  20 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Delera's Tomb, End reward
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 15 days
  • Slaet
Sigil of the Triumvirate
Sigil of the Triumverate.png
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Ring  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Too Hot to Handle, End chest; and Masterminds of Sharn saga: Epic end reward, also rare drop in any Sharn quest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 1 month and 7 days
  • Cru121
The Two-Headed Platinum Piece
The Two-Headed Platinum Piece.png
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Trinket  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Saltmarsh, any legendary chest; or The Haunting of Saltmarsh (Epic) saga end reward
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 1 month and 14 days
  • Cru121
Black Pearl Ring
Black Pearl Ring.png
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Ring  29 Bound to Character on Acquire, ExclusiveIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Saltmarsh, any legendary chest; or The Haunting of Saltmarsh (Epic) saga end reward
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 1 month and 14 days
  • Cru121
Ring of the Kraken
Ring of the Kraken.png
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Ring  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Saltmarsh, any legendary chest; or The Haunting of Saltmarsh (Epic) saga end reward
Gauntlet of the Iron Council
Gauntlet of the Iron Council.png
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Gloves  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Project Nemesis, End chest; and Masterminds of Sharn saga: Epic end reward, also rare drop in any Sharn quest
Gilded Gloves of Sanctity
Gilded Gloves of Sanctity.png
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Gloves  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Lost Gatekeepers, Any chest
Ir'Kesslan's Most Prescient Lens
Ir'Kesslan's Most Prescient Lens.png
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Goggles  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Too Hot to Handle, End chest; Masterminds of Sharn (Epic) end reward; also rare drop in any Sharn quest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 4 days
  • Slaet
Morion of the Undying
Morion of the Undying.png
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Helmet  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Peril of the Planar Eyes, any end chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 4 days
  • Slaet
Crown of Bone
Crown of Bone.png
(edit)
Helm  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Promise of Fire, any chest
Brightgaze
Brightgaze.png
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Goggles  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Peril of the Planar Eyes, any end chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 14 days
  • Slaet
Quori-Infused Core
Quori-Infused Core.png
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Trinket  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Legendary Lord of Blades, End and Optional Chest
  • Update 48.4.3
  • 6 months and 30 days
  • BugTime
Hyrsam's Fiddle
Hyrsam's Fiddle.png
(edit)
Orb  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Dryad and the Demigod, End chest and optional chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 14 days
  • Slaet
The Fang of Xyzzy
The Fang of Xyzzy.png
(edit)
Trinket  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Legendary Vision of Destruction, End chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 15 days
  • Slaet
The Bloodsigil Ring
The Bloodsigil Ring.png
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Ring  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Lost Gatekeepers, Any chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 15 days
  • Slaet
Radiant Ring of Taer Valaestas
Radiant Ring of Taer Valaestas.png
(edit)
Ring  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Project Nemesis, End chest; and Masterminds of Sharn saga: Epic end reward, also rare drop in any Sharn quest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 14 days
  • Slaet
The Heart of Suulomades
The Heart of Suulomades.png
(edit)
Trinket  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Legendary Vision of Destruction, End chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 15 days
  • Slaet
Stolen Signet of ir'Wynarn
Stolen Signet of irWynarn.png
(edit)
Ring  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Too Hot to Handle, End chest; and Masterminds of Sharn saga: Epic end reward, also rare drop in any Sharn quest
The Prince's Gauntlet
The Princes Gauntlet.png
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Gloves  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Fables of the Feywild, any chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • Cru121
Doctor LeRoux's Curious Implant
Doctor LeRoux's Curious Implant.png
(edit)
Necklace  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Soul Splitter, any end chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • Cru121
Key of Rhukaan Draal
Key of Rhukaan Draal.png
(edit)
Necklace  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Project Nemesis, End chest; and Masterminds of Sharn saga: Epic end reward, also rare drop in any Sharn quest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • Cru121
Rosethorn Necklace
Rosethorn Necklace.png
(edit)
Necklace  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Fables of the Feywild, any chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • Cru121
Sigil of Regalport
Sigil of Regalport.png
(edit)
Necklace  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Too Hot to Handle, End chest; and Masterminds of Sharn saga: Epic end reward, also rare drop in any Sharn quest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • Cru121
The Golden Idol
The Golden Idol.png
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Necklace  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Promise of Fire, Any chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • Cru121
The Zarash'ak Ward
The Zarash'ak Ward.png
(edit)
Necklace  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Project Nemesis, End chest; and Masterminds of Sharn saga: Epic end reward, also rare drop in any Sharn quest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • JJMC89
Strap of Autumn Leaves
Strap of Autumn Leaves.png
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Belt  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Fables of the Feywild, End chests
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • JJMC89
The Shrouded Steps of the Beyond
The Shrouded Steps of the Beyond.png
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Boots  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Lost Gatekeepers, Any chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • JJMC89
Band of Diani ir'Wynarn
Band of Diani irWynarn.png
(edit)
Bracers  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Project Nemesis, End chest; and Masterminds of Sharn saga: Epic end reward, also rare drop in any Sharn quest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 1 month and 4 days
  • Treefolk
Magmatic Grasp
Magmatic Grasp.png
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Gloves  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Fables of the Feywild, Quest end chests
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • JJMC89
Brand of Kalok Shash
Brand of Kalok Shash.png
(edit)
Bracers  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Too Hot to Handle, End chest; and Masterminds of Sharn saga: Epic end reward, also rare drop in any Sharn quest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 16 days
  • JJMC89
Doctor Vulcana's Broken Wristwatch
Doctor Vulcana's Broken Wristwatch.png
(edit)
Bracers  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Soul Splitter, any end chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 16 days
  • JJMC89
Charune, Grand Burden of Fury
Charune, Grand Burden of Fury.png
(edit)
Cloak  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Lost Gatekeepers, Any chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • JJMC89
Titan Control Matrix
Titan Control Matrix.png
(edit)
Bracers  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Legendary Master Artificer, End and Optional chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 17 days
  • JJMC89
Brightlord, the Sigil of the Flame
Brightlord the Sigil of the Flame.png
(edit)
Bracers  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Lost Gatekeepers, Any chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 1 month and 12 days
  • Cru121
Perfected Twisted Talisman
Perfected Twisted Talisman.png
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Necklace  30 Bound to Character on Acquire, ExclusiveIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
Perfected Golden Guile
Perfected Golden Guile.png
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Necklace  30 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 12 days
  • Cru121
Perfected Ring of Elemental Essence
Perfected Ring of Elemental Essence.png
(edit)
Ring  30 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 12 days
  • Cru121
Perfected Salt-Pearl Ring
Perfected Salt-Pearl Ring.png
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Ring  30 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 3 days
  • Cru121
Perfected Goggles of Time-Sensing
Perfected Goggles of Time-Sensing.png
(edit)
Goggles  30 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 3 days
  • Cru121
Perfected Jidz-Tet'ka
Perfected Jidz-Tet'ka.png
(edit)
Bracers  30 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 12 days
  • Cru121
Perfected Charged Gauntlets
Perfected Charged Gauntlets.png
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Gloves  30 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 12 days
  • Cru121
Perfected Darkstorm Helm
Perfected Darkstorm Helm.png
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Helmet  30 Bound to Character on Acquire, ExclusiveIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 12 days
  • Cru121
Perfected Helm of the Red Dragon
Perfected Helm of the Red Dragon.png
(edit)
Helmet  30 Bound to Character on Acquire, ExclusiveIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 12 days
  • Cru121
Perfected Dragon's Eye
Perfected Dragon's Eye.png
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Trinket  30 Bound to Character on Acquire, ExclusiveIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 12 days
  • Cru121
Perfected Cinderfingers
Perfected Cinderfingers.png
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Gloves  30 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Lahar, Turn in Nebula Fragment
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