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Codex: Space Marines (6th Edition)

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Codex: Space Marines (6th Edition)
Released September 2013
Pages 176
ISBN ISBN 9781782532781
Preceded by Codex: Space Marines (5th Edition)
Followed by Codex: Space Marines (7th Edition)

The General Structure

Codex: Space Marines (6th Edition) is a Codex for the 6th Edition of Warhammer 40,000. The 175 full-colour hardcover book includes:

  • Origins of the Space Marines — a history of the Adeptus Astartes with detailed histories of the Ultramarines, Raven Guard, Imperial Fists, Salamanders, Raven Guard, and Iron Hands Chapters as well as their Successors.
  • The Adeptus Astartes — a full description of each type of Space Marine character, unit, and vehicle type.
  • Armoury of the Space Marines — Rules for every weapon, piece of wargear, relic, and armour available to Space Marines.
  • Defenders of Humanity — Gallery of fully painted Space Marine miniatures.
  • Emperor's Sword — A comprehensive army list of the 6th Edition Space Marines.

New Units Introduced

Special characters

This book contains background and special character rules for:


In addition to the standard codex, a number of limited edition books were released. Each had a variant cover of either the Ultramarines, Imperial Fists, White Scars, Raven Guard, Salamanders, Iron Hands, or Successors.