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px Name: Mekslag-Ikks (former Kastorel-Novem) Mekslag View.jpg
Segmentum: Segmentum Tempestus
Sector: Forsarr Sector
Subsector: Kastorel-Severus Subsector
System: Kastorel
Population: Unknown
Affiliation: Orks
Class: Ork World (former Mining World)
Tithe Grade: Unknown

Mekslag-Ikks is an Ork World in Segmentum Tempestus formerly belonging to the Imperium. Originally known as Kastorel-Novem, it was colonized in M38.[Needs Citation]

In 064952.M41 the world was assaulted by the Ork Mek-Boss Buzzgob during Waaagh! Garaghak. Despite a strong resistance from the planet's garrison, including the 49th Terrax Guard, it was evacuated and fell in 723952.M41. Buzzgob turned the captured Kastorel-Novem (renamed Mekslag-Ikks by Orks) into his personal manufacturing base.[Needs Citation]

In an attempt to slow the Waaagh! down by crippling Ork facilities on Mekslag-Ikks and killing Mek-Boss Buzzgob, the Imperium launched a surgical strike led by Raven Guard Space Marines and Elysian Drop Troops Imperial Guard in 541992.M41. The mission resulted in failure, with the Imperial forces all but eliminated.[Needs Citation]

In 023996.M41 Buzzgob used Mekslag-Ikks as a foothold to capture the Imperial Shrine World of Magdelene IX. As of 995999.M41, the Orks of Waaagh! Garaghak are mustering on Mekslag-Ikks to continue their war against the Imperium.[Needs Citation]

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