Dive into a 280-page essential journey through Warhammer 40,000 tailored for you. Equip yourself with everything required to collect, craft, and engage with Citadel miniatures in the haunting 41st Millennium.
Explore the full spectrum of the Warhammer 40,000 universe, from core gameplay rules to expansive battles, and immerse yourself in its deep lore, captivating visuals, and the riveting tales of factions battling in the distant future.
What’s inside the Warhammer 40,000 Core Book
Welcome to the Warhammer 40,000 Hobby:
- Introduction: Dive into the four pillars of the hobby – Collect, Build, Paint, and Play.
- Starting Your Collection: Tips on collecting Citadel miniatures.
- Crafting Your Army: Insights into building and painting models.
- Engaging in Battle: Discover dynamic tabletop battles, styles of play, and a sample Battle Report.
Discover the Dark Imperium:
- Galactic Overview: Step into the oppressive 41st Millennium and its vast universe.
- Galactic Map: A visual guide to vital planets, war zones, and warp storms.
- Historical Dive: Traverse from ancient myths to the present-day apocalyptic clashes.
- Era Indomitus: Witness the galaxy’s pivotal moments, from the birth of a new god to the resurgence of ancient threats.
Read about the main factions in the game:
- Armies of the Imperium: From mighty Space Marine Chapters to the golden guardians, the Adeptus Custodes.
- Forces of Chaos: Delve into the ancient Traitor Legions and the otherworldly Chaos Daemons.
- Xenos Threat: Encounter diverse alien forces, from brutish Orks to the ravening Tyranids.
Get your hands on the Core Rules:
- Basics: Understand the foundational principles of Warhammer 40,000.
- Gameplay: Master the five phases of the game and utilize Stratagems and abilities.
- Getting Started: Learn how to muster an army, set up models, and play the mission “Only War.”
Everything you need for Combat Patrol games:
- Introduction: A quick-start guide to Warhammer 40,000 gameplay.
- Battle Ready Standard: Painting standards for games.
- Missions: Six unique Combat Patrol missions for varied game experiences.
The guide wraps up with a handy index for the Core Rules, ensuring you have a seamless gaming experience.