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Kanak is a volcano-wracked world, peopled by fierce barbarian tribes. Due to the harsh environment, some of its inhabitants have evolved to become closer to Ogryn than human. The Kanaks are recruited into the Imperial Guard as the Kanak Skull Takers where their savage natures can be put to use.[1]

Map Basic Data Planetary Image
px Name: Kanak Kanak.jpg
Segmentum: Segmentum Obscurus[2]
Sector: Unknown
Subsector: Unknown
System: Unknown
Population: Unknown
Affiliation: Imperium
Class: Feral World, Death World
Tithe Grade: Unknown

Dark Imperium

Following the resurrection of Roboute Guilliman and the formation of the Great Rift, Kanak was one of the worlds which became stranded in the Dark Imperium.[3]

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Behind the Scenes

Because the Term Kanake is a derogatory word in German-speaking countries, the name was changed from Kanak to Chanak in the German translation of the 3rd Edition Codex.