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Dark Imperium
Manufacturer Games Workshop
Released June 2017[1]
MSRP (£) 95[1]
Players 2
Preceded by Warhammer 40,000: Dark Vengeance
Followed by Indomitus (Box)

Dark Imperium is the starter set for the 8th Edition of Warhammer 40,000.


Across the war-torn battlefields of the 41st Millennium, Mankind battles for survival against myriad horrifying foes. Beset on all sides by hostile aliens and threatened from within by traitors, Humanity’s only chance for survival rests with the continuation of the cruel and bloody regime known as the Imperium. Yet few among Mankind’s untold population realise the full truth of their situation. If there is any future at all, it is a grim one...[1]


  • 1 Primaris Space Marine Captain, holding aloft a master-crafted power sword in one hand and wielding a boltstorm gauntlet on the other;[1]
  • 2 Primaris Space Marine Lieutenants, one armed with a power sword and bolt pistol, the other an auto bolt rifle and bolt pistol[1]
  • 1 Primaris Space Marine Ancient carrying an Adeptus Astartes banner, wielding a bolt rifle and bolt pistol;[1]
  • 2 5-man Primaris Space Marine Intercessor Squads armed with bolt rifles and bolt pistols;[1]
  • 1 3-man Primaris Space Marine Inceptor Squad – shock troops who slam into the fight with jump packs screaming – armed with assault bolters;[1]
  • 1 5-man Primaris Space Marine Hellblaster Squad armed with plasma incinerators and bolt pistols.[1]
  • 1 Death Guard Lord of Contagion , a Chaos Space Marine covered in corrupted Terminator armour armed with a plaguereaper.[1]
  • 1 Death Guard Noxious Blightbringer armed with a cursed plague bell, plasma pistol and a tocsin of misery;[1]
  • 1 Death Guard Malignant Plaguecaster armed with a corrupted staff and bolt pistol;[1]
  • 7 Death Guard Plague Marines – 5 armed with boltguns and plague knives, 1 armed with plasma gun and plague knife, 1 plague champion armed with bolt pistol, plaguesword and power fist;[1]
  • 1 Death Guard Foetid Bloat-drone – armed with plaguespitters and a plague probe;[1]
  • 20 Death Guard Poxwalkers armed with improvised weapons (hammers, claws, bayonets and metal pipes are featured.)[1]
  • 12 red six-sided dice;[1]
  • a transparent 12” range ruler;[1]
  • all the plastic bases needed for the miniatures (8x 40mm round bases, 18x 32mm round bases, 1x new flying stands set (3 stems), 5x 32mm round bases, 1x 50mm round base, 1x 60mm round base and 20x 25mm round bases.)[1]
  • easy to follow construction guide for each miniature
  • a decal sheet for the Primaris Space Marines featuring Hellblaster, Intercessor and Inceptor iconography, and chapter markings for the following Chapters: Ultramarines, Blood Angels, Dark Angels, Space Wolves.[1]

New Miniatures