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Imperial Armour is a series of works produced by Forge World that detail different miniatures produced by their company, write stories based on these works, and give rules on the works.


There are two original softbound Imperial Armour books. They were produced by Fanatic for the Forgeworld staff in connection with the specialized miniature lines they produced based on pieces originally created in Epic scale.

Initial Editions
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Imperial Armour

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Imperial Armour II


There are thirteen numbered hardbound Imperial Armour books.

Hardbound Editions
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Imperial Armour Volume One

Imperial Guard and Imperial Navy

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Imperial Armour Volume Two

Space Marines and Forces of the Inquisition

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Imperial Armour Volume Three

The Taros Campaign

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Imperial Armour Volume Four

The Anphelion Project

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Imperial Armour Volume Five

The Siege of Vraks - Part One


Imperial Armour Volume Six

The Siege of Vraks - Part Two


Imperial Armour Volume Seven

The Siege of Vraks - Part Three

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Imperial Armour Volume Eight

Raid on Kastorel-Novem

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Imperial Armour Volume Nine

The Badab War - Part One

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Imperial Armour Volume Ten

The Badab War - Part Two

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Imperial Armour Volume Eleven

The Doom of Mymeara

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Imperial Armour Volume Twelve

The Fall of Orpheus

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Imperial Armour Volume Thirteen

War Machines of the Lost and the Damned


Imperial Armour Volume Fourteen

Fires of Cyraxus

Six hardbound Imperial Armour books have Second Editions, updating previously published material to later editions of Warhammer 40K.

Second Editions
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Imperial Armour Volume One - Second Edition

Imperial Guard

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Imperial Armour Volume Two - Second Edition

War Machines of the Adeptus Astartes

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Imperial Armour Volume Three - Second Edition

The Taros Campaign

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IImperial Armour Volume Four - Second Edition

The Anphelion Project

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Imperial Armour - The Siege of Vraks: Second Edition

The Siege of Vraks

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Imperial Armour Volume Eleven - Second Edition: The Doom of Mymeara

The Doom of Mymeara

In 2017, new rule indexes for the 8th Edition of the game were released for all factions


Imperial Armour Index - Forces of the Adeptus Astartes

Adeptus Astartes


Imperial Armour Index: Forces of Chaos

Forces of Chaos


Imperial Armour - Index: Astra Militarum

Astra Militarum


Imperial Armour - Index: Xenos


Additional Volumes

Additionally, unnumbered volumes are released which support the Apocalypse game expansion:


These are the works collected between the editions of the five updates, incorporating the original Imperial Armour softbound book rules that were excluded in the previous hardbound works or giving new rules for pieces without Fourth Edition rules.


Forgeworld have also begun issuing Masterclass volumes which showcase their models while also providing useful modelling tips. These are hardbound.

Other Publications

Horus Heresy

Forgeworld launched a series of hardbound expansions based on the events of Horus Heresy.