1st Brotherhood (Grey Knights)
The 1st Brotherhood of the Grey Knights is known as the 'The Swordbearers'.
This Brotherhood maintains and administers the Chapter Armoury and as such are called upon when the Grey Knights require armored or aerial support. In their ranks are the finest pilots of the Chapter as well as the Grey Knights Techmarines. The Battle-Brothers of the 1st Brotherhood are drilled to fight in perfect unison with these war machines.[2a]
The 1st Brotherhood currently consists of:[2a]
- 4 Officers (Grand Master, Brother-Captain, Brotherhood Champion, 1 Brotherhood Ancient)
- 23 Grey Knights Techmarines
- 75 Servitors
- 20 Land Raiders, 24 Rhinos
- 21 Stormraven Gunships
- 18 Nemesis Dreadknights
- 16 Stormtalon Gunships
- 12 Stormhawk Interceptors
- 5 Terminator Squads
- 5 Interceptor Squads
- 5 Purgation Squads
- 5 Strike Squads
- 1 Dreadnought
- ???: The Victory at Archaenologos.[2b]
- ???: The Sturmhex Incident - The entire First Brotherhood is deployed in the caverns beneath the surface of Sturmhex Prime against the Lords of Decay.
- ???.M41: The Battle for Sondheim V.
- 901.M41: The Battle of Kornovin.
- Vardan Kai - Grand Master.[2a]
- Cadrig Pelenas - Brother-Captain.[2a]
- Feydor Ankhalas - Brotherhood Champion.[2a]
- Aegir - Techmarine.
- 1: Codex: Grey Knights (7th Edition) — Chapter Organisation
- 2: Codex: Grey Knights (8th Edition)
- 3: Mortarion's Heart (Audio Drama)
- 4: Codex: Grey Knights (5th Edition), pgs. 14–17
- 5: Sturmhex (Short Story) - On Wings of Blood (Anthology)