Codex: Tyranids (4th Edition)
|Author(s)||Phil Kelly and Andy Chambers|
|Cover Artist||Alex Boyd|
|Illustrator(s)||Paul Dainton, Dave Gallagher, Mark Gibbons, Karl Kopinski & Adrian Smith|
|Preceded by||Codex: Tyranids (3rd Edition)|
|Followed by||Codex: Tyranids (5th Edition)|
The General Structure
The Codex: Tyranids is an expansion book for the Games Workshop Table Top game Warhammer 40,000. This edition of the book was published for the first time in 2005, and is for the 4th edition of Warhammer 40,000. It was the second Codex released for that edition of the game.
The book has 64 pages and the cover is printed in colour while the majority of the book remains in black and white, although there are usually several pages of colour images of miniatures.
This book contains a complete army list for using a Tyranid army. Further special rules, equipment as well as biomorphs are included.
This book contains background information and fiction on:
- 'The Great Devourer'
- Hive Fleet Behemoth
- Hive Fleet Kraken
- 'Structure and Analysis'
- Hive Fleet Leviathan
- Lieutenant Coyle's Last Stand
- 'Forgotten Fleets'
- Inquistorial Report on Hive Fleet's effectiveness
Special Character Models
No Special Characters were included in this book, so as to make the army appear more animalistic and less anthropomorphic.
This book contains hobby information on:
- Collecting a Tyranid Swarm
- Descriptions of Tyranid units
- Painting tips on Tyranid Warriors, Hormagaunts and Hive Tyrants
- Colour Schemes
- Miniatures Showcase
- Codex, a general overview of all Codex publications.