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Targetdrone.gif This article is about the Ultramarines' First Company Captain as of late M41; for the other uses of Severus, see Severus (disambiguation).
First Captain Severus Agemman[13]

Severus Agemman is the Captain of the Ultramarines 1st Company and Regent of Ultramar.[1]


Previously the Captain of the 2nd Company, Agemman was promoted to 1st Captain after his predecessor, Captain Saul Invictus, was killed during the Battle for Macragge.[2a] While Captain Agemman is nominally the successor to Marneus Augustus Calgar as Chapter Master, Cato Sicarius, his successor as Captain of the 2nd Company, is considered the more likely heir, a possibility that others speculate must displease Agemman.[2a][3a][3b]

In the aftermath of the Bloodborn's failed Invasion of Ultramar, Chief Librarian Tigurius met with Calgar to discus concerns he had about Agemman's role as First Captain. Tigurius claimed that Agemman had not fully recovered from being struck down by the Daemon Prince M'kar during the invasion, and was no longer the warrior he once was. He went on to state that if the Ultramarines were to face any future threats to the Imperium, they would need a new Captain who was fully capable of leading the Chapter's First Company into battle. Calgar took what Tigurius said into consideration, but has made no final decision on Agemman's fate.[9]

During the Ultramar Campaign Agemann again took up arms to repel against a Chaos invasion, this time fighting alongside his reborn Primarch Roboute Guilliman. After the battle Agemman stayed alongside Marneus Calgar and Tigurius to oversee Ultramar as Guilliman embarked on the Terran Crusadeand would defend Ultramar during the subsequent Plague Wars. The forces of Nurgle kept the Ultramarines hard pressed for years, until the successful conclusion of Guilliman's Indomitus Crusade. Afterwards, Guilliman led a sizable strike force to aid Ultrmar and when he arrived he conducted a strategic meeting on how to deal with Nurgle's forces.[10]

During the meeting Guilliman also discussed the future of the Realm of Ultramar and stated he had made a mistake by decreasing Ultramar's size in the aftermath of the Horus Heresy. He was going to fix that mistake, by making Ultramar even larger than it once was and in order to ensure this would take place, Guilliman reinstated the rank of Tetrarch. Agemman was the first to be chosen and the First Captain readily agreed to his new position. He was given command of Konor and was charged with increasing Ultramar's northern territories; which included the Scourge Stars, which Guilliman ordered Agemman to reclaim from the forces of Nurgle.[11]

During the Fourth Tyrannic War, Agemann was rapidly dispatched to Segmentum Pacificus to lead a Solblade against the forces of Hive Fleet Leviathan. Battling the tendril Grendyllus in the Bastior Sub-sector, his knowledge on Tyranid-killing given onto him by his friend and brother Ortan Cassius proved invaluable.[13]



Conflicting sources

During the Invasion of Ultramar in 854999.M41, Marneus Calgar travels to Talassar to confront the Daemon Prince M'kar.

  • According to Codex: Space Marines (5th Edition), the 2nd Company, under Sicarius, accompanies Calgar to Talassar.[2b]
  • In The Chapter's Due, by Graham McNeill, however, the 2nd Company is dispatched to Espandor, while Calgar is accompanied to Talassar by the 1st Company under Captain Agemman. The 2nd Company does not reach Talassar until the end of the novel, to reinforce Calgar's position after concluding the campaign on Espandor.[3]