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Codex: Sisters of Battle
Codex Sisters of Battle FCover.jpg
Author(s) Gavin Thorpe
Cover Artist John Blanche
Illustrator(s) John Blanche, Wayne England, Des Hanley, Toby Hynes, Paul Smith, John Wigley, Richard Wright
Released 1997
Pages 64
ISBN ISBN 1872372147
Followed by Chapter Approved 2001,
Codex: Witch Hunters


The General Structure

The Codex: Sisters of Battle is an expansion book for the Games Workshop Table Top game Warhammer 40,000. This book was published for the first time in 1997, and is for the 2nd Edition of Warhammer 40,000.

The title of the Codex is Codex Sisters of Battle.

The book has 64 pages and the cover is printed in color while the majority of the book remains in black and white, although there are several pages of colour images of miniatures.

Contents

Army List

This book contains a complete army list for using a Sisters of Battle army. Further special rules and equipment is included.

  • Adepta Sororitas Army List pg 48
    • Using the Army List pg 48
    • Size of Game pg 48
    • Characters pg 48
      • Army Commander pg 49
      • Veteran Sister Superiors pg 49
    • Multiple Characters in Units pg 49
    • Squads pg 49
    • Support pg 49
    • Allies pg 49
    • Special Characters pg 50
    • New Models pg 50
    • The Wargear Lists pg 50
      • Wargear Cards and Relics pg 50
      • Adeptus Ministorum as Allies pg 51
      • Mounted Models pg 51
    • Wargear List pg 52
  • Army Selection pg 53
  • Characters pg 53
    • Canoness pg 53
    • Veteran Sister Superior pg 54
    • Veteran Seraphim Superior pg 54
    • Missionary pg 55
    • Confessor pg 55
    • Preacher pg 56
  • Squads pg 57
    • Battle Sisters Squad pg 57
    • Seraphim Squad pg 58
    • Frateris Militia Band pg 59
  • Support pg 59
    • Rhino pg 59
    • Adepta Sororitas Immolator pg 59

Special Rules

  • Special Rules pg 43
  • Relics pg 43
  • Sacred Rights pg 45
  • Adepta Sororitas Immolator pg 46

Background

  • The Adeptus Ministorum pg 4
    • The Horus Heresy pg 4
    • The Founders of the Faith pg 5
    • The Temple of the Saviour Emperor pg 5
    • The Adeptus Ministorum Grows pg 5-8
  • The Age of Apostasy pg 8
    • Path to Damnation pg 8
    • Descent into Anarchypg 8
    • High Lord Vandire pg 9
    • The Reign of Blood pg 10
    • Daughters of the Emperor pg 10
    • Sebastian Thor pg 11-12
    • The Wars of Apostasy pg 13
    • The High Lord Falls pg 13-14
  • Reformation pg 15
    • The Ecclesiarchy Reborn pg 15
    • The Trial of Sebastian Thor pg 15
    • The Reformation pg 16
    • Image of Sisters at war pg 17
  • Organisation of the Ecclesiarchy pg 33
    • Schola Progenium pg 33
    • Missionarius Galaxia pg 34
    • Frateris Clergy pg 34
    • The Sisterhood pg 35
    • Frateris Militia pg 36
  • The Imperial Creed pg 37
    • The Redemptionists pg 37
    • The Imperialists pg 37
    • Brethren of the Light pg 38
    • Heresy pg 38
  • The Plague of Unbelief pg 39

Special Character Models

Hobby Section

  • Organisation of the Adepta Sororitas pg 18
  • The Orders Militant pg 19
  • Battle Sisters pg 20
  • Seraphim pg 21
  • Keepers of the Faith pg 22
  • Engines of Destruction pg 23
  • Sisters of Battle Galaxy Map pg 24-25
  • Small Sisters Army pg 26-27
  • The Games Workshop Sisters of Battle Army pg 28
  • The Imperial Priesthoodpg 29
  • Ecclesiarchy Conversions pg 30
  • Ecclesiarchy Banners pg 31
  • Sisters of Battle Immolator Datafax pg 32

Other Publications

  • Codex, a general overview of all Codex publications.