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Deathwatch Core Rulebook
Released September 2010
Pages 400
ISBN 1589947789

The Deathwatch Core Rulebook is the core rulebook for the Deathwatch Warhammer 40,000 role-playing game. It was developed by Fantasy Flight Games, a gaming company with license to produce Warhammer 40,000 and other Games Workshop products. The book contains the core rules for the Deathwatch game, as well as extensive background material.


  • Foreword
  • Chapter I - Character Creation
  • Chapter II - Specialities
  • Chapter III - Skills
  • Chapter IV - Talents & Traits
  • Chapter V - Armoury
  • Chapter VI — Psychic Powers
  • Chapter VII - Playing the Game
  • Chapter VIII - Combat
  • Chapter IX - The Game Master
  • Chpater X - The Imperium of Man
  • Chapter XI - The Deathwatch
  • Chapter XII - The Jericho Reach
  • Chapter XIII - Adversaries
  • Chapter XIV - Extraction


  • Designers
Ross Watson, with additional concepts by Jay Little and Sam Stewart
  • Lead Developer
Ross Watson
  • Writers and Developers
Owen Barnes, Alan Bligh, John French, Andrea Gausman and Andy Hoare
  • Additional Writers
Mack Martin and Robin Everett-Mcguirl
  • Editors
Dylan Owen, Leigh Anne Reger and Patrick Rollens
  • Graphic Designers
Kevin Childress and Mark Raynor
  • Artists
  • Art Director
Zoe Robinson
  • Production Manager
Gabe Laulumen
  • FFG Lead Game Producer
Michael Hurley
  • Publisher
Christian T. Petersen

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