Codex: Space Marines is an essential guide for anyone who collects the Adeptus Astartes and wants to claim glory in tabletop battles. In this book you'll find all the rules you need to play a Space Marines army in games of Warhammer 40,000 – including narrative Crusade campaigns and Combat Patrol skirmishes – as well as pages of background material and artwork detailing how Space Marines are made, wage war, mark their ranks and decorate their armour, and the dizzying variety of different Chapters.
Inside this 216-page hardback book, you'll find:
– Extensive background information regarding the Imperium's Space Marines, ranging from their genetic enhancements to the deeds of famous Chapters
– Exhilarating artwork depicting the Adeptus Astartes in epic battles against innumerable enemies
– 93 datasheets detailing the profiles, wargear, and unique abilities of every Space Marines unit, from newly-recruited Scouts to mighty Dreadnoughts
– Seven themed Detachments, such as the Anvil Siege Force and Vanguard Spearhead, each with their own set of special rules
– Crusade rules that will see your heroes fulfil mighty oaths as they defeat Humanity’s enemies, earning glory and honour
– Self-contained Combat Patrol rules and a painting guide, allowing you to play fast-paced games with Strike Force Octavius
– An 'Eavy Metal showcase of superbly-painted Citadel miniatures to inspire you, featuring a variety of Space Marines Chapters
This book also contains a one-use code to unlock Codex: Space Marines content in Warhammer 40,000: The App.
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