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In the 10,000 years since their creation, many Space Marines have betrayed the Emperor and turned to worship of the Chaos Gods. This is a list of all known Chaos Space Marine Legions, Chapters and Warbands.

It should be noted that some Chapters have changed their names during their history and may be represented on this list more than once under different titles.


Contents

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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0-9

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
1st Company Black Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided White Dwarf 286 (UK), pg. 71 - Eye of the Storm - White Scars
9th Company Black Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided White Dwarf 287 (UK), pg. 38 - Death by a Thousand Cuts - Cadia
12th Company Emperor's Children  ??? Slaanesh


A

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Abrial's Claw Unknown Unknown Chaos Undivided Apocalypse, pg. 171
Adharon's Reavers  ???  ???  ??? [54b]
Alpha Legion Alpharius 1st Founding Chaos Undivided [2][5]
Anathraxis Warhost Iron Warriors  ???  ??? Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Angels of Ecstasy  ???  ??? Slaanesh [25]
Angels of Flame  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Angron's Chosen World Eaters  ??? Khorne [65]
Angron's Fury World Eaters  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 62
Anointed World Eaters  ??? Khorne Legion of the Damned (Novel), Chapter 20
Apocalypse Company  ???  ???  ??? [15]
Apostles of Contagion  ???  ??? Nurgle [54a]
Apostles of MinthRas  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Astral Blades  ???  ???  ??? [Needs Citation]


B

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Ba'ar Zul's Cleavers World Eaters  ??? Khorne
Baleful Eye Night Lords  ??? Chaos Undivided Black Crusade: The Tome of Blood, pg. 31
Beasts of Annihilation  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Berserkers of Kharadon  ???  ??? Khorne [25]
Berserkers of Skallathrax  ???  ??? Khorne [54a]
Betrayers of Pain  ???  ???  ??? [15]
Bilious Ones Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Bitter Sons Iron Warriors  ??? Chaos Undivided Gathering Storm: Rise of the Primarch, Chapter 2: War Zone Ultramar
Black Brethren of Eyreas  ???  ??? Chaos Undivided [43]
The Black Feast World Eaters  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 61
Black Legion Horus 1st Founding Chaos Undivided [2][5]
The Black Psalms  ??? M37  ??? [Needs Citation]
Black Skull  ???  ???  ??? [Needs Citation]
Black Talons Black Legion  ???  ??? Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 89
Blades of Magnus Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch [Needs Citation]
Blades of Rage  ???  ??? Khorne [Needs Citation]
Blades of Savasdus Night Lords  ???  ??? Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Bleak Brotherhood  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Bleak Claw Night Lords  ???  ??? Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Bleeding Eye Night Lords  ??? Chaos Undivided [67]
The Blighted Claw  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Blood Disciples Emperor's Wolves  ???  ??? [25]
Blood Gorgons  ??? 21st Founding  ??? [36]
Blood Legion of Khorne World Eaters  ??? Khorne [64]
Bloodblessed  ???  ??? Khorne Codex: Khorne Daemonkin (7th Edition) - Chaos Spawn
Bloodborn Multiple Honsou, M'kar [59]
Bloodgorged  ???  ??? Khorne Codex: Khorne Daemonkin (7th Edition) - The Bloodsworn Hordes - The Bloodgorged
Bloodlords  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Bloody Crescent  ???  ???  ??? [Needs Citation]
Bloody Dawn World Eaters  ??? Khorne
Bloody Path World Eaters  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 63
Bonescar World Eaters  ??? Khorne
Bragza's Fell-handed  ???  ???  ???
Brazen Beasts  ???  ??? Khorne Codex: Khorne Daemonkin (7th Edition) - The Bloodsworn Hordes - The Brazen Beasts
Brethren of the Fly Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Bringers of Decay Black Legion  ??? Nurgle [Needs Citation]
Bringers of Putrid Salvation Death Guard  ??? Nurgle Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
The Broken  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Brotherhood of Blood  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Brotherhood of Darkness  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Brotherhood of Dust Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch [Needs Citation]
Brotherhood of Lethe  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Brotherhood of Plague  ???  ??? Nurgle [Needs Citation]
Brotherhood of Reaping Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Brotherhood of Unclean Mercy  ???  ??? Nurgle Black Crusade: The Tome of Decay, pg. 17
Brothers of Darkness  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Brothers of Livos  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Brothers of Retaliation Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Butcherhorde World Eaters  ??? Khorne


C

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Carrion Hounds Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Changebringers  ???  ??? Tzeentch
Chapter of the Onyx Maw Word Bearers  ??? Chaos Undivided Talon of Horus (Novel), Chapter XI
Children of Blight  ???  ??? Nurgle Warhammer 40,000 8th Edition Rulebook, pg. 159 — War Zone: Ultramar
Children of Purgatos  ???  ???  ??? [12]
Children of Torment Black Legion  ??? Slaanesh [Needs Citation]
The Chosen of Heiros  ???  ??? Nurgle Black Crusade: The Tome of Decay, pg. 33
Claws of Lorek Presumed Astral Claws  ???  ??? [25]
The Cleaved  ???  ??? Nurgle [15]
Cohors Nasicae Emperor's Children  ??? Slaanesh
Company of Misery  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Company of the Shadow Death Falcons  ???  ??? [25]
The Consortium Emperor's Children  ??? Slaanesh
Corpsemakers Black Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided [57]
Corpsemakers (Death Guard) Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Corpus Brethren  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Coven of Nine  ???  ??? Tzeentch
Crimson Covenant World Eaters  ??? Khorne Legion of the Damned (Novel), Chapter 20
Crimson Slaughter Crimson Sabres  ???  ??? [57]
Crimson Sons Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Crushers of Bone World Eaters  ??? Khorne Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Crystal Harbingers Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Crystal Wyverns  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Cursed Company  ???  ???  ??? White Dwarf 292 (UK), pg. 93


D

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Daggerfangs Alpha Legion Unknown Chaos Undivided
The Damned Company of Lord Caustos Presumed Night Stalkers  ???  ??? [12]
Darganti Revenants Alpha Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided
Dark Tusks  ???  ??? Nurgle [17]
Death Falcons  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Death Guard Mortarion 1st Founding Nurgle [2][5]
Death Shadows  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Deathmongers  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Dhorngar's Goredrinkers World Eaters  ??? Khorne Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Disciples of Destruction  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Dolorous Gnaw Death Guard  ??? Nurgle Codex: Death Guard (8th Edition), pg. 32 — Noxious Blightbringers
Dragon Warriors  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Dusk Raiders Mortarion 1st Founding Nurgle [53]


E

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Eagles Iridescent  ???  ??? Tzeentch
Eightscarred  ???  ??? Khorne Codex: Khorne Daemonkin (7th Edition) - The Bloodsworn Hordes - The Eightscarred
Emissaries of the Wasting Death Unknown Unknown Nurgle Black Crusade: The Tome of Decay, pg. 31
Emperor's Children Fulgrim 1st Founding Slaanesh [2][5]
Empyrion's Blight Death Guard  ??? Nurgle [58]
Encrusted Blade  ???  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: The Tome of Blood, pg. 17
Endless Murder World Eaters  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 63
Exquisite Host  ???  ??? Slaanesh [42]
Extinction Angels  ???  ???  ??? [12]


F

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
The Faithless Alpha Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided [68]
Favoured Sons Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Fecund Ones Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Festering Scar Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Fifteen Fangs World Eaters  ??? Khorne Talon of Horus (Novel), Chapter II
Fleshreavers  ???  ??? Khorne
The Fractured  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Filthfavoured Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
The Exalted Night Lords  ???  ??? [56]
Fists of Brass  ???  ??? Khorne Codex: Khorne Daemonkin (7th Edition) - Slaughter Without End
Forge of Hate World Eaters  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 62
Fire Reavers [25]
The Flawless Host  ???  ??? Slaanesh [25]
Flickering Blades  ???  ??? Slaanesh [69]
Flylords  ??? M37 Nurgle [61]
The Foresworn (Word Bearers) Word Bearers  ??? Chaos Undivided [57]
The Foresworn (World Eaters) Angron  ??? Khorne [16]


G

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Germinatoris  ???  ??? Nurgle Black Crusade: The Tome of Decay, pg. 31
Gladiator Group 138 World Eaters  ??? Khorne [57]
Glooming Lords Death Guard  ??? Nurgle Dark Imperium (Game), Death Guard Booklet, pg. 12 — Death Guard Vectoriums
Gorefists  ???  ??? Khorne
Gorehunters World Eaters  ??? Khorne
Gorehands  ???  ??? Khorne
Grand Order of Hermetic Blades Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Grey Death  ??? M37 Nurgle [61]
Grey Slayers  ???  ???  ??? [27]
Grimhunters  ???  ???  ???


H

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Hakanor's Reavers  ???  ???  ??? [15] [25]
Hammers Relentless Iron Warriors  ???  ??? Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Hand of Filth Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Harvest  ???  ??? Khorne Codex: Khorne Daemonkin (7th Edition) - The Bloodsworn Hordes - The Harvest
Harvest Macabre World Eaters  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 61
Hedonistarii  ???  ??? Slaanesh
Heralds of Despair Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Hounds of Abaddon Black Legion  ??? Khorne [Needs Citation]
Honourless Alpha Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided


I

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Iconoclasts  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Iconoclastic Brotherhood Word Bearers  ??? Chaos Undivided
Immortal Legion  ???  ???  ??? Blood Angels Painting Guide – Sons of Sanguinius, pgs. 38–39
Invocators  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Imperial Heralds Lorgar 1st Founding Chaos Undivided [46]
Iron Fist Iron Warriors  ???  ???
Iron Warriors Perturabo 1st Founding Chaos Undivided [2][5]
Ivory Fang Word Bearers  ??? Chaos Undivided


K

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Killmongers [15]
Knights of Blood (Warband)  ???  ??? Khorne [39]
Knights of the Silver Tower  ???  ??? Tzeentch


L

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Legion Host Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Lifeslayers World Eaters  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, Chapter 2 — Heraldry of the Butcherhorde
Lords of Decay Death Guard  ??? Nurgle [25]
Lords of Desolation Word Bearers  ??? Chaos Undivided [Needs Citation]
Lords of Pain  ???  ??? ~M42
Lords of Silence Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Lord Skchalick's Elite World Eaters  ??? Khorne [65]
Lost Lion Dark Angels  ???  ???
Luna Wolves Horus 1st Founding Chaos Undivided [12]


M

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Magma Hounds  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Malefactors  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Maulers  ???  ??? Khorne
Mind-Eaters Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Metal Claw Iron Warriors  ??? Chaos Undivided Codex: Chaos Space Marines (8th Edition), pg. 33 — The Chill of Iron
Mouldering Claw Death Guard  ??? Nurgle


N

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Night Lords Konrad Curze 1st Founding Chaos Undivided [2][5]
Night Stalkers  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Nightkillers  ???  ???  ??? [15]
Nightwing Night Lords  ??? Chaos Undivided Void Stalker, Epilogue Tertius, Section 3


O

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Oath-Broken Black Legion  ???  ??? [Needs Citation]
Oblivion Butchers World Eaters  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 62
Oracles of Change Lectors of Ixis  ??? Tzeentch [25] [61a]


P

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Pallid Hand Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Phoenix Conclave Emperor's Children M34 Slaanesh
Pistonhand's Daemoniforge World Eaters  ??? Khorne Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Pitiless Iron Warriors  ???  ??? Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Plague Fleet Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Poisoned Chalice Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Pox Mortis Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Predator Legion  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Prism of Fate Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Prodigal Sons Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch [62]
Prophets of the Seven Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Punishers  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Pure  ???  ??? Unknown
The Purge Death Guard  ??? Nurgle [15][25]
Putrid Choir Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
The Pyre  ???  ???  ??? [12]


R

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Ravagers World Eaters Khorne [60]
Reaver-Kithe  ???  ??? Khorne [75]
The Reborn  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Red Cadavers  ???  ??? Khorne [75]
Red Corsairs  ???  ??? Chaos Undivided [18][25]
Red Rage [49]
Reflected Ones Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
The Revelation of Gore Khorne M37  ??? [61]
Revenants of Umidia Crimson Slaughter  ???  ???
Ripping Nails Emperor's Children  ??? Slaanesh
The Riven World Eaters  ??? Khorne/Black Legion
Rotworm Brotherhood Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Rusted Claws Death Guard  ??? Nurgle


S

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
The Sanctified Word Bearers  ??? Khorne [25]
Sarissan Iron Pact Black Legion M32 Chaos Undivided [Needs Citation]
Savage Spectres Black Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided
Savage Swords  ???  ??? Khorne [Needs Citation]
The Scourged  ???  ??? Tzeentch [15]
Screaming Mind Word Bearers  ??? Chaos Undivided
Screaming Skulls  ???  ??? Nurgle [70]
Sect of the Red Echo Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Sectai Prosperine Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Selminster's Curse Death Guard  ??? Nurgle Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Serpentine Scourge Alpha Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided
Servants of the Abyss  ???  ???
Seven Sorcerers of Harka  ???  ??? Tzeentch
Sevenfold Filth Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Seventh-day Morbidians Death Guard  ??? Nurgle Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Shadowed Ones Alpha Legion M31 Chaos Undivided [Needs Citation]
Shards of Enmity Unknown Space Marine Chapter Unknown Unknown Black Crusade: The Tome of Decay, pg. 33
Shatter Corps Iron Warriors Unknown Chaos Undivided Black Crusade: The Tome of Decay, pg. 29
Shrouded Hand Alpha Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided
Siege-masters Olympian Iron Warriors  ???  ??? Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes
Silken Death Emperor's Children  ??? Slaanesh
Silver Guards  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Silver Sons Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Silvered Sons Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Six-Cursed Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Skull Knights Unknown Unknown Unknown
Skull Takers of Hans Kho'ren World Eaters  ??? Khorne [65]
Skullhunt World Eaters  ??? Khorne
Skullsworn  ???  ??? Khorne Codex: Khorne Daemonkin (7th Edition) - The Bloodsworn Hordes - The Skullsworn
Skulltakers  ???  ??? Khorne [25][32]
Skull-scythes  ???  ??? Khorne Honour of the Third (Short Story)
Skyrar's Dark Wolves  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Slaughterkin  ???  ??? Khorne
Smogrot Brotherhood Death Guard  ??? Nurgle Codex: Death Guard (8th Edition), pg. 50 — Foetid Bloat-Drones
Sons of Carnage Black Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided
Sons of Damnation Word Bearers  ??? Chaos Undivided [57]
Sons of Hate [25]
Sons of Helios  ???  ???
Sons of Horus Horus 1st Founding Chaos Undivided [12]
Sons of Malice  ???  ??? Malice [12][16]
Sons of Midnight  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Sons of Oblivion Black Legion  ???  ??? Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 89
Sons of Skalathrax World Eaters  ??? Khorne Legion of the Damned (Novel), Chapter 20
Sons of Slaughter  ???  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 61
Sons of Sorrow Death Guard  ??? Nurgle Codex: Death Guard (8th Edition), pg. 35 — Plague Surgeons: Nauseous Rotbone
Sons of the Cyclops Black Legion  ??? Tzeentch [Needs Citation]
Sons of the Eye Black Legion  ???  ??? [Needs Citation]
Sons of the Forge Iron Warriors  ??? Chaos Undivided [Needs Citation]
Sons of the Maggot Death Guard  ??? Nurgle Codex: Death Guard (8th Edition), pg. 50 — Foetid Bloat-Drones
Sons of Vengeance  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Splintered Sentients Alpha Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided
Steel Brethren Iron Warriors  ??? Chaos Undivided Codex: Chaos Space Marines (4th Edition), pg. 24
Steel Cobras  ??? 23rd Founding  ??? [12]
Suppurant Sting Death Guard  ??? Nurgle Codex: Death Guard (8th Edition), pg. 50 — Foetid Bloat-Drones
Swords of Epiphany Exorcists 13th Founding Apostate Cardinal Rodrigo Nessun The Death of Antagonis (Novel), Chapter III
Swords of Khargoth  ???  ???  ??? [25]


T

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
The Tainted  ???  ??? Nurgle [25]
Tainted Cohort Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Tainted Lung Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Tainted Sons Death Guard  ??? Nurgle White Dwarf 287 (UK), pg. 38 - Death by a Thousand Cuts - Cadia
Tainted Souls  ???  ???  ???
Talons of Anathrax  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Talons of the Despoiler Black Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided
Tatterskulls  ???  ???  ???
Tenebrae  ???  ???  ??? Imperial Armour Volume Thirteen - War Machines of the Lost and the Damned, pg. 58
Terror Lords  ???  ???  ??? [43]
Thirsting Brethren Emperor's Children  ??? Slaanesh White Dwarf 287 (UK), pg. 38 - Death by a Thousand Cuts - Cadia
Thousand Sons Magnus the Red 1st Founding Tzeentch [2][5]
Thralls of Magnus Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Thunder Barons  ???  ???  ??? [55]
Tizcan Host Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Tollguard Death Guard  ??? Nurgle Codex: Death Guard (8th Edition), pg. 32 — Noxious Blightbringers: The Peal Yard
The Tormented Black Legion  ??? Chaos Undivided [Needs Citation]
True Sons Horus  ???  ??? [Needs Citation]
Twisted Blades  ??? M37  ??? [61]


U

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
The Unhallowed  ??? M37  ??? [61]
Unsung Alpha Legion Great Scouring  ???


V

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Vaithan Reaver Squad Sons of Horus  ???  ??? Extinction (Short Story)
Vectors of Pox Doom Legion M37  ??? [61]
Veindrinkers  ???  ??? Khorne Warhammer 40,000 8th Edition Rulebook, pg. 166 — The Blood Crusade
Violators  ???  ??? Slaanesh Codex: Chaos Space Marines (3rd Edition, 2nd Codex), pg. 76

[16]

Vreanus' Killers Night Lords  ???  ??? Imperium Nihilus: Vigilus Ablaze, pg. 73 - Forces of Chaos: Heretic Astartes


W

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Warband of Sektoth Magnus the Red  ??? Tzeentch [65]
Warp Gheists Thousand Sons  ??? Tzeentch
Warp Ghosts  ???  ???  ??? [12][16]
Warriors of Aggannor Various  ???  ??? [25]
Warriors of Mayhem  ???  ???  ??? [25]
Warriors Resplendent  ???  ??? Tzeentch
Weeping Legion Death Guard  ??? Nurgle
Wolves of Horus Horus  ???  ??? [Needs Citation]
Word Bearers Lorgar 1st Founding Chaos Undivided [2][5][12]
World Eaters Angron 1st Founding Khorne [2][5][12]
Wrath  ???  ??? Khorne Codex: Khorne Daemonkin (7th Edition) - The Bloodsworn Hordes - The Wrath
Wrathful Dead World Eaters  ??? Khorne Black Crusade: Traitor's Hate, pg. 63


Y

Name Origin Founding Allegiance Source(s)
Yorgol's Vomitmaws  ???  ??? Nurgle [2][5][12]


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