​Artifacts are standalone wearable item NFTs, equipped to update the on-chain appearance of Heroes + Anti-Heroes (Dark Relics).
Heroes and Anti-Heroes are eligible for random Artifact NFT drops on the basis of their time held.

Artifact tiers and mint/drop frequency is as follows:

Common - 50%
Uncommon - 31%
Rare - 12%
Epic - 5.2%
Legendary - 1.6%
Cosmic - .19%
Galactic - .1% In the Armory section of the Hero Galaxy website, players are able to: view their Artifacts, equip their Heroes, mint new Artifacts, and use the Forge to combine 5 equal rarity artifacts into one Artifact of a random higher rarity.
Base Hero Hero + Artifacts