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Pontifex Mortis
Legendary  Caster 
★★★☆☆☆

Pontifex Mortis

Element: Dark Dark
30% vs Light Light units


Speed: Normal
Aether category: Legendary

Epic: No

Pontifex token 0
★☆☆☆☆☆ N/A
★★☆☆☆☆ N/A
★★★☆☆☆ 100
★★★★☆☆ 100
★★★★★☆ 150
★★★★★★ 250
Background:
Flowers wilt before him. He cares not, for in necromancy he has found the instrument to thwart death absolutely.


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Pontifex Mortis buffs passively all undead Allies. Plus, he is a snappy dresser. -- You can't keep Pontifex down! Defeat him and he comes back as a spooky skeleton!

Stats Base Max Resistances Base Max
Power 303 2,919 Nature 4% 35%
Attack 222 1,920 Fire 4% 35%
Defense 181 1,558 Water 4% 35%
Health 536 4,593 Light 4% 35%
Skill 211 1,781 Dark 4% 65%
Crit Chance 7% 26% Spirit 4% 35%
Crit Multiplier 2x 2x
Dodge Chance 0% 0%


Active Passive (Traits)
Chaos Storm Icon Chaos Storm Mystical Icon Mystical
Bone Armor Icon Grave Digger Reincarnate Icon Reincarnate
Leech Icon Reincarnate: Lifesteal Soulless Scourge Icon Reincarnate: Soulless Scourge
Bone Armor Icon Bone Armor Slow Icon Reincarnate: Slow
Doom Bolt Icon Doom Bolt Soul Eater Icon Soul Eater
Undead Fervor Icon Undead Fervor
Mystical Icon Mystical
Reincarnate Icon Reincarnate
Soul Eater Icon Soul Eater
Blank Ability Animate Dead
Blank Ability Flesh Incarnate
Mystical Icon Mystical
Reincarnate Icon Reincarnate

First Ascension
Pontifex token 0

Bone Armor Icon + Mystical IconReincarnate IconSoul Eater Icon

Second Ascension
Pontifex Token 1

Doom Bolt Icon + [[File:|50px]][[File:|50px]]Mystical IconReincarnate Icon


Pontifex Mortis has yet to discover their Epic.

I wonder what it will be...

Check Epic Heroes for more information.


Pontifex token 0 Pontifex Mortis tokens: Trophy Icon PvP Tournament Honor Scroll Icon Honor Shop Portal Summon Honor Honor Summon

There are no Dungeons in which Pontifex Mortis tokens are available.

Rune Slots: Rune slot DarkRune slot DarkRune slot FireRune slot NatureRune slot Water
Pontifex Mortis has the standard rune slots for a Dark Dark hero.
Dark Dark Dark Dark Fire Fire Nature Nature Water Water
Rune slot Dark Rune slot Dark Rune slot Fire Rune slot Nature Rune slot Water
Abilities & Traits: Chaos Storm IconBone Armor IconLeech IconBone Armor IconDoom Bolt Icon & Mystical IconReincarnate IconSoulless Scourge IconSlow IconSoul Eater IconUndead Fervor IconMystical IconReincarnate IconSoul Eater IconBlank AbilityBlank AbilityMystical IconReincarnate Icon
Ability Type Energy Cost Ability Description
Chaos Storm Icon Chaos Storm Special Attack 7 Turns Ranged Spirit attack on all enemies for [77.5% ATK] base damage. Upgrading the skill increases damage output up to base damage percentages.
Bone Armor Icon Grave Digger Special Attack 5 Turns Ranged Dark attack for [75% ATK] base damage, gain strength from long dead Heroes, ATK +[29 + 1/Lvl]%, DEF +[29 + 1/Lvl]% & +[50]% Water Resist. Upgrading increases damage output and temporary stats boosts.
Leech Icon Reincarnate: Lifesteal Special Attack 5 Turns Available after reincarnate. A ranged Dark attack that restores health for 100% damage dealt.
Bone Armor Icon Bone Armor Special Attack 5 Turns Gain strength from long dead Heroes, ATK +[30 + 1/Lvl]%, DEF +[30 + 1/Lvl]% & +[50 + 0.5 /Lvl]% Water Resist.
Doom Bolt Icon Doom Bolt Special Attack 5 Turns A Ranged Lightning attack to a single target for [84% ATK] base damage with +50% damage vs Armored. Upgrading increases damage output to [140% ATK] base damage.
Mystical Icon Mystical Trait Passive I: 25% damage bonus vs Slow or Tank heroes.
II: 50% damage bonus vs Slow or Tank heroes gained at 1st ascension.
III: 75% damage bonus vs Slow or Tank heroes gained at 2nd ascension.
Reincarnate Icon Reincarnate Trait Passive I: When killed this Hero returns from the dead as a Returned Undead. Becomes Undead, losing all passives and replacing them with Soulless Scourge and Slow. Necro Bolt is replaced with Wand and Chaos Storm is replaced with Lifesteal.
II: Gains improved stats and unlocks Bone Armor as a Returned Undead.
III: Gains even greater stats.
Soulless Scourge Icon Reincarnate: Soulless Scourge Trait Passive Available after reincarnate. Immune to Poison, Venom, Wound, and Disease. Lifesteals 25% of all damage dealt.
Slow Icon Reincarnate: Slow Trait Passive Available after reincarnate. Attacks last.
Soul Eater Icon Soul Eater Trait Passive I: Heals 10% of maximum HP when dealing a killing blow.
II: Heals 20% of maximum HP when dealing a killing blow.
III: Heals 30% of maximum HP when dealing a killing blow.
IV: Heals 40% of maximum HP when dealing a killing blow.
V: Heals 50% of maximum HP when dealing a killing blow.
Undead Fervor Icon Undead Fervor Trait Passive Increase ATK + DEF for all Undead allies.
Mystical Icon Mystical Trait Passive I: 25% damage bonus vs Slow or Tank heroes.
II: 50% damage bonus vs Slow or Tank heroes gained at 1st ascension.
III: 75% damage bonus vs Slow or Tank heroes gained at 2nd ascension.
Reincarnate Icon Reincarnate Trait Passive I: When killed this Hero returns from the dead as a Returned Undead. Becomes Undead, losing all passives and replacing them with Soulless Scourge and Slow. Necro Bolt is replaced with Wand and Chaos Storm is replaced with Lifesteal.
II: Gains improved stats and unlocks Bone Armor as a Returned Undead.
III: Gains even greater stats.
Soul Eater Icon Soul Eater Trait Passive I: Heals 10% of maximum HP when dealing a killing blow.
II: Heals 20% of maximum HP when dealing a killing blow.
III: Heals 30% of maximum HP when dealing a killing blow.
IV: Heals 40% of maximum HP when dealing a killing blow.
V: Heals 50% of maximum HP when dealing a killing blow.
Blank Ability Animate Dead Trait Passive Special attacks will invite dead allies to join the attack.
Blank Ability Flesh Incarnate Trait Passive After Pontifex spends 2 turns alive as a skeleton, he will turn back to his human form with full energy.
Mystical Icon Mystical Trait Passive I: 25% damage bonus vs Slow or Tank heroes.
II: 50% damage bonus vs Slow or Tank heroes gained at 1st ascension.
III: 75% damage bonus vs Slow or Tank heroes gained at 2nd ascension.
Reincarnate Icon Reincarnate Trait Passive I: When killed this Hero returns from the dead as a Returned Undead. Becomes Undead, losing all passives and replacing them with Soulless Scourge and Slow. Necro Bolt is replaced with Wand and Chaos Storm is replaced with Lifesteal.
II: Gains improved stats and unlocks Bone Armor as a Returned Undead.
III: Gains even greater stats.
Ascension: CryptDark Evo MonarchDark EvoWater Evo = Pontifex Token 1 + Bone Armor Icon & ColdfireDark Evo MonarchShadowWater Evo = Pontifex token 2 + Doom Bolt Icon
First Ascension Second Ascension
Crypt Crypt Evo 2x Coldfire Coldfire Evo 8x
Dark Evo Monarch Dark Evo Monarch 16x Dark Evo Monarch Dark Evo Monarch 32x
Dark Evo Dark Evo 47x Shadow Shadow Evo 2x
Water Evo Water Evo 5x Water Evo Water Evo 46x
Bone Armor Icon Bone Armor (Special Attack/5 Turns) Doom Bolt Icon Doom Bolt (Special Attack/5 Turns)
Synergies with other Heroes: Dark Shroud IconCritical Energy IconGrass Skirt of Resistance IconHonor Guard IconIcy Embrace IconImmunize IconMaster Healer IconMend IconSpread the Wealth IconTeam Energy Vault IconTeam Precision IconVenomous Embrace
Pontifex token 0 Pontifex Mortis can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Dark Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Dark Shroud Icon Dark Shroud (Trait) by Shade token 0 Shade
Dark heroes on your team are dealt reduced damage and are immune to all debuffs for the first turn. (This trait adds Shrouded debuff to all enemies and can be purged.)
All Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Critical Energy Icon Critical Energy (Trait) by Indigo token Indigo
Boosts team energy by +1 on CRIT from an attack. All skills currently on cooldown have their delays reduced by 1 turn.
Grass Skirt of Resistance Icon Grass Skirt of Resistance (Trait) by Kai Makani token 0 Kai Makani
Team members gain a 25% resistance to all elemental status effects.
Honor Guard Icon Honor Guard (Trait) by Hansuke Undying token 0 Hansuke Undying
Will jump in front of a single target death blow attack on an ally.
Icy Embrace Icon Icy Embrace (Trait) by Icebloom token 0 Icebloom
All allies heal [25/35/50]% of their maximum health when inflicted with Frozen. Enemy and ally skills inflicting Frozen on allies will trigger this effect. The gained health depends on rank (I-III) of this trait.
Immunize Icon Immunize (Trait) by Zen token 0 Zen
Each ally healed will gain Impervious (Cannot be Poisoned, Burned, Frozen, Chilled, Shocked, nor Diseased) for two turns.
Master Healer Icon Master Healer (Trait) by Ember Sanguine token 0 Ember Sanguine
Heals all allies 2.5% every turn.
Mend Icon Mend (Trait) by NubNub token 0 Chief NubNub
Heal Team for [50% ATK] on CRIT. Triggers when landing a critical hit from a basic attack.
Spread the Wealth Icon Spread the Wealth (Trait) by Augustus the paladin token 0 Augustus
When at full health, this hero heals the entire party for a small portion of their health every round.
Team Energy Vault Icon Team Energy Vault (Trait) by Ekko token Ekko
100% chance (immunity) that the team not will lose Energy from an enemy attack. Energy takes your skills off of cooldown by 1 per turn.
Team Precision Icon Team Precision (Trait) by Pignius token 0 Pignius Maximus
Ally crit damage is increased. All team allies get the trait 'Weak Spot' which increases the CRIT multiplier (x2 becomes x2.5).
Venomous Embrace Venomous Embrace (Trait) by Cobressa token 0 Cobressa
Heals allies [1/2]% for each instance of Venom on the enemies. The amount (%) depends on the rank (I/II) the trait.
Counters: Man Eater IconJudgement Day IconTaste for Brains Icon
Pontifex token 0 Pontifex Mortis can be countered by making use of the following traits and special attacks:

Male Heroes are vulnerable to:

Man Eater Icon Man Eater (Trait) by Daeris token 0 Shadow Queen Daeris
[1.5x/1.75x] boosted damage vs Male Heroes. The boost depends on the rank (I/II) of this trait.
Revenant Heroes are vulnerable to:

Judgement Day Icon Judgement Day (Trait) by Leonidus token 0 Leonidus
When dealing a death blow the corpse is burned and can't be resurrected.
Taste for Brains Icon Taste for Brains (Special Attack) by Zomm token Lord Zomm
Ranged Dark attack for [100% ATK] base damage to a single target, purges all buffs, increases allied Undead max health by [25%] and heals allied Undead [?% ATK/SKL?] health. On a killing blow or targeting a corpse, the corpse is removed.
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Token Locations

Pontifex token 0 Pontifex Mortis tokens are found through PVP rewards (first hundred ranking), Honor Summons (full unlock or 35 tokens) and now and then in the Honor Shop and The Tower of Pwnage quests.

Occasionally tokens are also rewarded for Special Events like Haunted Halls. When Pontifex token 0 Pontifex Mortis dies

Notes and Tips

Pontifex Mortis reincarnates if he was killed by being hit. His Undead shape is Slow and has boosted stats because of this trait.

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