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Its canonicity is in question but was once considered canon.
A Dark Eldar Lord frequently brings with him a Retinue into battle. The Retinue is made up of the Lord's most trusted servants and act as his bodyguard. Considering the treacherous and power-hungry nature of the Dark Eldar, they are also required to protect him from his own followers nearly as much as they are required to shield him from the enemy. A Retinue consists of between five and ten Dark Eldar warriors and/or Incubi.