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Codex: Chaos Space Marines (4th Edition)

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Codex: Chaos Space Marines
Author(s) Gav Thorpe & Alessio Cavatore
Cover Artist Alex Boyd
Illustrator(s) Alex Boyd, Paul Dainton, Dave Gallagher, John Blanche, Karl Kopinski, Adrian Smith & Ian Miller
Released September 2007
Pages 104
ISBN ISBN 978-1-84154-842-5
Preceded by Codex: Chaos Space Marines (3rd Edition, 2nd Codex)
Followed by Codex: Chaos Space Marines (6th Edition)

General Structure

Codex: Chaos Space Marines is an expansion book for the Games Workshop Table Top game Warhammer 40,000. This book was published for the first time in September 2007, and is for the 4th edition of Warhammer 40,000.

The book has 104 pages and the cover is printed in colour while the majority of the book remains in black and white, although there are several pages of colour images of miniatures.


Army List

This book contains a complete army list for using a Chaos Space Marine army. Further special rules and equipment as well as painting tips, special characters and detailed background is included.


This book contains background information and fiction on:

Special characters

This book contains background and special character rules for:

Hobby Section

This book contains hobby information on:

  • Lords of Chaos
  • Armies of Chaos
  • The Black Legion
  • Black Legion Army
  • Vehicles

Additional information


4th Edition Codex Chaos Space Marines has been referenced in:

  • White Dwarf 331 published August 2007.
  • White Dwarf 332 published September 2007 when the actual codex was published.

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