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Black Crusade: The Tome of Decay
Released 2014
Pages 142
ISBN ISBN 9781616619152

General Information

The Tome of Decay is a supplement for Black Crusade (RPG series).

Focusing on Nurgle, the Chaos God of pestilence and plague, The Tome of Decay serves up all manner of ailments, resources, allies, and ideas for Nurgle's grotesque followers. The Tome of Decay also includes advice for GMs on running their own plague-filled campaigns!


  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: Nurgle
  • Chapter II: Death Bringers
  • Chapter III: Lords of Entropy
  • Chapter IV: The Heart of the Vortex


  • Lead Developers
Max Brooke and Tim Huckelbery
  • Writing and Additional Development
Kendall Butner, Tim Cox, Robert Dempsey, Matthew Eustace, Craig Gallant,
Jordan Goldfarb, Lee Gunby, Anthony Hicks, Andy Hoare, Mike Myler and Joe Sleboda
  • Editing and Proofreading
Mark Latham and David Johnson
  • Managing RPG Producer
Chris Gerber
  • Graphic Design
WiL Springer
  • Graphic Design Manager
Brian Schomburg
  • Cover Art
Mathias Kollros
  • Interior Art
Jacob Atienza, Ryan Barger, Dimitri Bielak, Matt Bradbury, Filip Burburan,
Vincent Devault, Alexandr Elichev, Sam Flegal, David Griffith, Ilich Henriquez,
Nikolaus Ingeneri, Michal Ivan, Mathias Kollros, Sam Lamont, Clint Langley,
Daryl Mandryk, Ameen Naksewee Scott Purdy, Christian Schwager, Stephen Somers,
Nikolay Stoyanov, Ben Zweifel and the Games Workshop Design Studio
  • Managing Art Director
Andrew Navaro
  • Art Direction
Andy Christensen
  • Production Management
Eric Knight
  • Executive Game Designer
Corey Konieczka
  • Executive Producer
Michael Hurley
  • Publisher
Christian T. Petersen
  • Special Thanks
Playtest Coordinator Zach Tewalthomas. "Thunderbolts" Wouter Dhondt with Karel Gheysens, Bjorn Lefevre,
Tom Vandenberghe, and Sebastian Van Uytfange. "Eternal Darkness" Erich Vereen. "K293 Storm Troopers"
Callam Steward with Kieran Street and William Greenhalgh. "The Hummingbirds" Jan Tahon with Christine Decloedt,
Miquel Joseph, Cedric "Ce" Maricou, and Glenn Wybo. "Unrepentant" Lachlan "Raith" Conley with Jordan Dixon,
Nicole Gillies, and Aaron Wong. "Fayetteville Black Crusade" Andrew Thetford with Greg Pauley,
Lucas James Allen, Whitney Fraker, David Elliot, and Alec M Luta. "Cincinnatus 158" Trevor Stamper
with John Olszewski, Louis Barrera, and Michael P. Cosentino

Games Workshop

  • Licensing Managers
John French and Graham Nicol
  • Head of Licensing
Jon Gillard
  • Games Workshop Business and Legal Advisor
Andy Jones
  • Head of Intellectual Property
Alan Merrett

Publication Details

  • ISBN 9781616619152

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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