Codex: Tau Empire (4th Edition)
|Cover Artist||Karl Kopinski|
|Illustrator(s)||Mark Gibbons, Alexander Boyd, Paul Dainton, Neil Hodgson, Karl Kopinski & Adrian Smith|
|Preceded by||Codex: Tau (3rd Edition)|
|Followed by||Codex: Tau Empire (6th Edition)|
The General Structure
The Codex: Tau Empire is an expansion book for the Games Workshop Table Top game Warhammer 40,000. This book was published for the first time in 2006, and is for the 4th edition of Warhammer 40,000. It was the 4th codex released for that edition of the game.
The book has 63 pages and the cover is printed in colour while the majority of the book remains in black and white, although pages 49 onwards are in colour.
This book contains a complete army list for using a Tau army. Further special rules, characters, equipment as well as hobby and collecting guides are included.
The codex contains Information pertaining to the Discovery and Evoloution of the Tau, The time of the Mont'au, The Expansion of the Tau Empire and space travel, Imperial Contact Tau Warfare and Culture, Language and Society.
It also contains short histories of several major wars and information on Aliens intergrated into the empire.
Special character models
- Codex, a general overview of all Codex publications.
|Imperium||Adepta Sororitas • Adeptus Astartes (Blood Angels • Champions of Fenris • Clan Raukaan • Dark Angels • Grey Knights • Legion of the Damned • Sentinels of Terra • Space Marines • Space Wolves) • Adeptus Mechanicus (Cult Mechanicus • Skitarii) • Astra Militarum (Militarum Tempestus) • Imperial Knights • Inquisition|
|Chaos||Chaos Space Marines (Black Legion • Crimson Slaughter) • Chaos Daemons • Khorne Daemonkin|
|Xenos||Dark Eldar (Haemonculus Covens) • Craftworlds (Iyanden) • Harlequins • Necrons • Orks (Waaagh! Ghazhkull) • Tau Empire (Farsight Enclaves) • Tyranids|
|Expansions||Apocalypse • (Damnos • Pandorax • Valedor) • Altar of War • Battle Missions • Cities of Death • Death from the Skies • Planetstrike • Spearhead • Escalation • Stronghold Assault • Sanctus Reach: The Red Waaagh! • Shield of Baal (Leviathan • Exterminatus) • War Zone Damocles (Operation Shadowtalon • Burning Dawn • Kauyon)|