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Codex: Catachans (4th Edition)

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Codex: Catachans
Author(s) Jervis Johnson, Andy Chambers, Gavin Thorpe
Cover Artist Karl Kopinski
Illustrator(s) Alexander Boyd, Neil Hodgson, Nuala Kinrade, Karl Kopinski, John Wigley
Pages 17
ISBN ISBN 1841540161
Preceded by Codex: Catachans (3rd Edition)

General Structure

Codex: Catachans is an expansion for the Games Workshop Table Top game Warhammer 40,000. It was released as a free PDF for download on the Games Workshop website. It is for the 4th edition of Warhammer 40,000 and is meant to be used as a supplement to Codex: Imperial Guard. It is no longer available.

The PDF is 17 pages long and the cover is printed in colour while the rest of the book remains in black and white.


Army List

This book contains a complete army list for using a Deathworld Veterans army.


  • Deathworld veteran command


  • Catachan devils squad,
  • Deathworld veteran assault team,
  • Deathworld veteran snipers


  • Deathworld infantry platoon,
  • Ogryn squad

Fast attack

  • Deathworld sentinel squadron,
  • Deathworld veterans patrol

Heavy support

  • Mortar squad,
  • Booby traps

Special rules

This book contains special rules:

  • Jungle fighting
  • Laying out jungle terrain
  • Using booby traps
  • Ambushes


This book contains background information and fiction on:

  • History of the Catachans
  • Info on the planet Catachan and other deathworlds

Special characters

This book contains background and special character rules for:

Other Publications

  • Codex, a general overview of all Codex publications.