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Codex: Orks (4th Edition)

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Codex: Orks
Codex Orks 4th edition.jpg
Author(s) Phil Kelly
Released January 2008
Pages 104
Preceded by Codex: Orks (3rd Edition)
Followed by Codex: Orks (7th Edition)

General Structure

Codex: Orks is an expansion book for the Games Workshop tabletop game Warhammer 40,000. This book was published for the first time in January 2008, 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 usually several pages of colour images of miniatures.


Army List

This book contains a complete army list for using an Ork army. Further special rules, equipment as well as information on the many Ork Klans are included.


This book contains background information and fiction on: Ork Kulture, tribes and clans, the Ork gods, and many entries about Ork heroes and famous Waaaaghs. It also includes information on Ork physiology, Orkish subspecies like Gretchin and Squigs, as well as Ork technology and the Orkish written language.

Special character models

This book contains background and special character rules for: Kaptin Badrukk, Ghazghkull Thraka, Mad dok Grotsnik, Wazdakka Gutsmek, Old Zogwort, Boss Snikrot, Boss Zagstruk.

Hobby Section

This book contains hobby information on: Wargear, vehicles, boyz, modeling, painting, customizing Ork models, etc.

Other Publications

  • Codex, a general overview of all Codex publications.