Welcome to Warhammer 40k - Lexicanum! Log in and join the community.

Black Crusade Core Rulebook

From Warhammer 40k - Lexicanum
Jump to: navigation, search
Black Crusade Core Rulebook
Black Crusade Core Rulebook.jpg
Released 2011
Pages 400
ISBN ISBN 9781616611439

The Black Crusade Core Rulebook was first published in 2011 by Fantasy Flight Games and it contains the core rules for the Warhammer 40,000 Black Crusade Role-Playing Game System. The book also contains a large amount of new background material, with an over-riding focus on the Screaming Vortex.


  • Forward, by the Warhammer 40,000 Roleplay Team
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I - Playing the Game
  • Chapter II - Character Creation
  • Chapter III - Skills
  • Chapter IV - Talents and Traits
  • Chapter V - Armoury
  • Chapter VI — Psychic Powers
  • Chapter VII - Combat
  • Chapter VIII - The Game Master
  • Chapter IX - Corruption and Infamy
  • Chapter X - A Galaxy in Fame
  • Chapter XI - Adversaries
  • Chapter XII - False Prophets


Black Crusade Design Team

  • Designers
Sam Stewart, with additional concepts by Jay Little, Mack Martin and Ross Watson.
  • Lead Developer
Sam Stewart.
  • Writers and Developers
Owen Barnes, Andy Chambers, Nathan Dowdell, John Dunn, Tim Flanders, Andrew Fischer, Andy Hoare, Tim Huckelbery, Jason Marker, Mack Martin, Kevin Rubitsky, Rex Vorgen, and Ross Watson.
Owen Barnes, Kate Flack and Mick Mason.
  • Editors and Proofreaders
Alex Davy, David Johnson, Richard Nicholson, and Mark Pollard.
  • Graphic Designers
Adam Taubenheim with additional work by Brian Schomburg.
  • Cover Artist
Matt Bradbury
  • Interior Artists
Even Mehl Amundsen, Amy Ashbaugh, Jacob Atienza, Cristi Balanescu, Dimitri Bielak, John Blanche, Lin Bo, Yoann Boissonnet, Alberto Bontempi, João Bosco, Alex Boyd, Matt Bradbury, Christopher Burdett, Dmitry Burmak, West Clendinning, Paul Dainton, Alex Drummond, Ioan Dumi, Ame En, Dave Gallagher, Miko Granlund, Zachary Graves, Alex Iglesias, Jason Juta, Timo Karhula, Igor Kieryluk, Julian Kok, Karl Kopinski, Adam Lane, Ian Miller, David Nash, Germán Nóbile, Hector Ortiz, Tikos Péter, Arkady Roytmann, Adrian Smith, David Sondered, Florian Stitz, Nikolay Stoyanov, Frank Walls and Anslem Zielonka
  • Managing Art Director
Andrew Navaro
  • Art Direction
Kyle Hough
  • Production Manager
Eric Knight
  • Licensing and Development Coordinator
Deb Beck
  • Executive Game Designer
Corey Konieczka
  • Executive Game Producer
Michael Hurley
  • Publisher
Christian T. Petersen

Games Workshop Team

  • Licensing Manager
Owen Rees
  • Head of Licensing
Andy Jones
  • Head of Intellectual Property
Alan Merrett


  • Playtesters
See page 396 for a full list.

Publication Details

  • ISBN 9781616611439

RPG Series
Dark Heresy Shattered Hope Edge of Darkness Core Rulebook Game Master's Kit Purge the Unclean Inquisitor's Handbook Disciples of the Dark Gods Creatures Anathema Radical's Handbook Salvation Demands Sacrifice Ascension Heed the Higher Call Blood of Martyrs Heresy Begets Retribution Daemon Hunter Book of Judgement Lathe Worlds The Lathe Worlds, The Lost Dataslate
Haarlock's Legacy Trilogy (Tattered Fates Damned Cities Dead Stars)
Apostasy Gambit Trilogy (Black Sepulchre Church of the Damned Chaos Commandment)
Path to Victory Hive of the Dead Herald of Oblivion
Dark Heresy Second Edition Core Rulebook Game Master's Kit Enemies Within Forgotten Gods Enemies Without Enemies Beyond
Rogue Trader Forsaken Bounty Dark Frontier Core Rulebook Game Master's Kit Secrets of the Expanse Epoch Koronus Drydock Lure of the Expanse Into the Storm Traitor's Nexus Edge of the Abyss Battlefleet Koronus Hostile Acquisitions Koronus Bestiary Soul Reaver (The Dark Kin) Navis Primer Stars of Inequity Faith and Coin Shedding Light Twilight Crusade Tau Character Guide
Warpstorm Adventure Trilogy (Frozen Reaches Citadel of Skulls Fallen Suns)
Deathwatch Core Rulebook Game Master's Kit Know No Fear Emperor Protects Rites of Battle Mark of the Xenos Final Sanction Oblivion's Edge Nemesis Incident Achilus Assault First Founding Jericho Reach Rising Tempest Honour the Chapter The Outer Reach Ark of Lost Souls The Emperor's Chosen Falling Star
Black Crusade Broken Chains Core Rulebook Game Master's Kit Hand of Corruption Tome of Fate Tome of Blood Tome of Excess Tome of Decay Binding Contracts
Only War Eleventh Hour Core Rulebook Game Master's Kit Final Testament Hammer of the Emperor Enemies of the Imperium No Surrender Shield of Humanity Salvaging Solace
Wrath & Glory Blessings Unheralded Core Rulebook Dark Tides Forsaken System Player's Guide Rain of Mercy Redacted Records Wretches of the Writ The Graveyard Shift Core Rulebook (2nd Edition) Threat Assessment: Xenos The Null Hypothesis Departmento Munitorum Shotguns Church of Steel Brass Tax Gutshiva's Kommandos Gamemaster's Screen Affliction Ascendant The Lord of the Spire On the Wings of Valkyries Litanies of the Lost Rain of Mercy Forsaken System Player's Guide
Litanies of the Lost adventures (Grim Harvest Vow of Silence Dark Bidding Duty Beyond Death)
The Tora Armis Insurrection (Bloody Gates On the Wings of Valkyries The Lord of the Spire Affliction Ascendant Starter Set (2023) Redacted Records 2 Aeldari: Inheritance of Embers