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Gudrun is the former capital of the Helican subsector and has been the home to human settlers for 3,500 years.[Needs Citation]

Map Basic Data Planetary Image
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Segmentum: Segmentum Obscurus[Needs Citation]
Sector: Scarus Sector[Needs Citation]
Subsector: Helican Subsector[Needs Citation]
System: Thracian Primaris[2]
Population: Unknown
Affiliation: Imperium[Needs Citation]
Class: War World[3], Civilised World[Needs Citation]
Tithe Grade: Unknown

The planet is ruled by a feudal system of noble patronage which extends even beyond its own star system into neighboring worlds. It is the recruiting ground for the Gudrunite Rifles regiments of the Imperial Guard. A founding of a new regiment is always a cause for a planet-wide celebration.[Needs Citation]

Once the capital of the Helican Sector, in 241.M41 one of the preeminent noble houses on Gudrun — House Glaw — was found to be pervaded by a Chaos cult. Once this came to be known the noble house was destroyed. The damage caused to the reputation and prestige of Gudrun led to the relocation of Sector Headquarters to Thracian Primaris.[Needs Citation]

Sometime after the Great Rift's creation, Gudrun has been invaded by the forces of Chaos and the Imperium now fights to save the world.[3] It was among the Imperial worlds, that the Brazen Claws aided in defending, in the aftermath of the Great Rift's creation.[4]

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