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Galactic position of the Calixis Sector.

The Calixis Sector is an Imperial sector in Segmentum Obscurus near the Halo Stars and the Eye of Terror.[Needs Citation]


Conquered by Lord Militant Angevin a thousand years ago, the Calixis Sector contains many heavily populated and important worlds, although it lies a great distance from the Imperium's heartland. Its first governor was Drusus, one of Angevin’s most capable generals, a man now revered as an Imperial Saint.[Needs Citation]

Galactic Position

To trailing, the Calixis Sector is bordered by the hazardous territories of the Fydae Great Cloud and to spinward by the Scarus Sector. Bordering to coreward, its nearest neighbour is the Ixaniad Sector. To rimward lay the contested and unregulated frontiers of the Koronus Expanse and the Halo Stars.[Needs Citation]


The Calixis Sector is split into several sub-sectors:

Adrantis Sub-Sector

Main article: Adrantis Sub-Sector

The Adrantis Sub-Sector contains the Adrantis Nebula and the Hive World Baraspine.[2a]

Drusus Marches

Main article: Drusus Marches

The Drusus Marches is heavily populated with several Hive Worlds, but also wilderness and warzones on its edges, as well as the Imperial Navy station Port Wander. It also contains the Koronus Passage, a stable but dangerous warp route that passes through the Great Warp Storms separating Calixis from the Koronus Expanse, the Screaming Vortex and the Void Dancer's Roil.[1][2b]

Golgenna Reach

Main article: Golgenna Reach

The Golgenna Reach is at the centre of the sector and contains the sector capitol Scintilla.[2c]

Hazeroth Sub-Sector

Main article: Hazeroth Sub-Sector

The Hazeroth Sub-Sector contains the Hazeroth Abyss and a several ill-omened planets.[2d]

Josian Reach

Main article: Josian Reach

The Josian Reach exists on the coreward edge of Calixis containing the Hive World of Fenksworld.[2]

Malfian Sub-Sector

Main article: Malfian Sub-Sector

The Malfian Sub-Sector is heavily populated with several Hive Worlds, notably Malfi.[2e]

Markayn Marches

Main article: Markayn Marches

The Markayn Marches contains the planet Solomon.[2]

The Periphery

Main article: The Periphery

The Periphery exists on the spinward edge of the Calixis Sector and was the domain of Severus XIII until his secession. It is the location of the Spinward Front and the Severan Dominate. The sub-sector capital is Kulth.[2]


The Hive World of Scintilla, situated in the Golgenna Reach, is the capital of the Calixis Sector. Along with the hellish Mining World Sepheris Secundus and the war-torn planet Iocanthos, it forms a triumvirate of worlds essential for the sector’s survival. The most powerful man in the Calixis Sector is officially Sector Governor Marius Hax, who rules the sector in the name of the Adeptus Terra from the Lucid Palace on Scintilla. However, the Calixian Conclave, led by Lord Inquisitor Caidin, is the ultimate authority in the sector, a clandestine and all-powerful presence behind the visible emblems and figureheads of power. No one can gainsay the word of the Inquisition. Other important Imperial servants are Lord Inquisitor Zerbe of the Tyrantine Cabal, Cardinal Ignato of the Ecclesiarchy, Lord Marshal Goreman of the Adeptus Arbites, Senior Astropath Xiao, and Canoness Goneril of the Adepta Sororitas. However, the power of the Adepta is rivalled by the Great Houses, the noble families and corporations, which maintain a presence across the sector. Even the minor noble houses, those whose influence is limited to a single world, hold a great deal of power over ordinary citizens.[Needs Citation]


The currency of the sector are the Thrones Gelt. There are precious shell tokens or coins of rare metals.[Needs Citation]



  • The Calixis Sector is the primary setting for the Dark Heresy role-playing game.

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