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Codex: Assassins (2nd Edition)

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Codex: Assassins
Author(s) Ian Pickstock, Andy Chambers
Cover Artist Wayne England
Illustrator(s) Wayne England, Neil Hodgson, Jes Goodwin, Paul Smith & Des Hanley
Released 1997
Pages 24
Followed by Codex: Assassins (3rd Edition)

The General Structure

Codex: Assassins is an expansion book for the Games Workshop Table Top game Warhammer 40,000. This book was published for the first time in 1997, and is for the second edition of Warhammer 40,000.

The book has 24 pages and contains a mixture of colour and black-and-white pages spread throughout.


Army List

This book contains a complete army list for using Imperial assassins in your games of Warhammer 40,000.


This book contains background information and fiction on the various assassins temples of the Officio Assasinorum, the sinister organization called upon by the Imperium to perform acts of execution upon those whom an all out attack is excessive, and where a shot in the dark, a quick blade or other method is preferred.

Other Publications

  • Codex, a general overview of all Codex publications.