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Codex: Adepta Sororitas (6th Edition)

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Codex: Adepta Sororitas
Cover Artist Anna Steinbauer[1]
Released October 2013
Pages 110
ISBN ISBN 9781782533603
Preceded by Codex: Sisters of Battle (5th Edition)
Followed by Codex: Adepta Sororitas (8th Edition)

Codex: Adepta Sororitas is an expansion book for Warhammer 40,000 which replaces Codex: Sisters of Battle (5th Edition), renames the army to Adepta Sororitas, and updates it to 6th Edition. It was published in October 2013. It is notable for being the first codex to be released and published exclusively in digital format.[1]

Cover Description

The Adepta Sororitas, also known as the Sisters of Battle, are an elite sisterhood of warriors raised from infancy to adore the Emperor of Mankind. Their fanatical devotion and unwavering purity is a bulwark against corruption, heresy and alien attack, and once battle has been joined they will stop at nothing until their enemies are utterly crushed.


  • The Sisters of Battle: Background and history of the Adepta Sororitas.
  • The Sisterhood at War: Rules and forces used by the Adepta Sororitas.
  • The Orders Militant: Gallery of painted miniatures.
  • The Army of the Ecclesiarchy: Army list, wargear, and reference guide.
  • Altar of War: Adepta Sororitas: Additional mission scenarios for an Adepta Sororitas army.
  • Liber Apocalyptica: Adepta Sororitas: Apocalypse formations of the Adepta Sororitas.

Special Characters

Notable Changes

Major changes from the previous codex included the reintroduction of Holy Relics to available wargear, a new revision of the army's Act of Faith system, and the removal of Confessors and Arch-Confessor Kyrinov from the army list. No new units were added since the previous edition.


The codex was released as a digital exclusive, available only in an eBook or interactive version.[1]