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Codex: Daemonhunters (3rd Edition)

Codex: Daemonhunters
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Author(s) Andy Chambers, Phil Kelly, Graham McNeill
Cover Artist Paul Dainton
Illustrator(s) John Blanche, Alex Boyd, Paul Dainton, Dave Gallagher, Paul Jeacock, Karl Kopinski, Adrian Smith
Released March 2003
Pages 64
ISBN ISBN 1-84154-361-6
Followed by Codex: Grey Knights (5th Edition)

The General Structure

The Codex: Daemonhunters 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 2003, and was for the 3rd edition of Warhammer 40,000. It was the First Book of the Inquisition being solely about the Ordo Malleus, the second being the Codex: Witch Hunters and Third being the, as of yet unreleased, Codex: Alienhunters

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.


Army List

This book contains a complete army list for using all the forces of the Ordo Malleus, that is either a purely Ordo Malleus Inquisitorial force, a purely Grey Knights force or a combination both, with the possibility of including forces taken from the Imperial Guard or Space Marines. Further special rules, equipment as well as Daemonhunter Adversary rules are included.


This book contains background information and fiction on:

  • Inquisitor Consadine's confrontation of Medrathax
  • 'The Perils of the Warp'
  • Grey Knights and their Military Organisation
  • The Inquisitors of Ordo Malleus
  • Daemonhunters Narratives
  • Inquisitor Quixos
  • Brother-Captain Stern's confrontation of M'kachen
  • 'Et Templars Mysteria aux Ordos Malleus', Grey Knight liturgy.
  • The burial of Brother-Captain Ignatius
  • Description of Grey Knight armour and Equipment

Special Character Models

This book contains background and special character rules for:

Hobby Section

This book contains information on:

  • Collecting a Daemonhunters Army
  • Description of Daemonhunter units
  • Painting tips for Grey Knights, Inquisitors and Grey Knight Vehicles
  • Conversion tips for Inquisitors and Inquitorial Retinues.
  • Miniatures Showcase

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