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Codex: Black Templars (4th Edition)

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Codex: Black Templars
Codex Black Tempelars FCover.jpg
Author(s) Graham McNeill
Cover Artist Paul Dainton
Illustrator(s) John Blanche, Alex Boyd, Paul Dainton, Mark Gibbons & Karl Kopinski
Released 2005
Pages 64
ISBN ISBN 1-84154-685-2
Followed by Codex: Black Templars (9th Edition)

The General Structure

The Codex: Black Templars is an expansion book for the Games Workshop Table Top game Warhammer 40,000. This book was published for the first time in 2005, and is for the 4th edition of Warhammer 40,000 and its Codex: Space Marines. It was the 3rd codex realized for this edition of the game.

The book has 64 pages and the cover is printed in colour while the majority of the book remains in black and white, although there are usually several pages of colour images of miniatures.


Army List

This book contains a complete army list for using a Space Marine army of the Black Templars chapter. Further special rules and equipment are included.


This book contains background information and fiction on:

  • Warriors of Legend
  • The Black Templars
  • Rites of Initiation
  • Warriors of the Chapter
  • Heroes of the Chapter
  • Crusades of the Black Templars

Special character models

This book contains background and special character rules for:

Hobby Section

Other Publications

  • Codex, a general overview of all Codex publications.