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A list of known Hives, or Hive Cities.

Name Planet Notes Sources
Acheron Armageddon Overall favorable for Imperium thus far, still many sectors engaged in combat. Armageddon campaign results
Alecto Medusa V White Dwarf 319 (UK), pg. 20
Amphion Medusa V White Dwarf 319 (UK), pg. 20
Anthem Supplicium Secundus Eclipse of Hope (Short Story)
Aurelian Hive Caligula Ghostmaker (Novel)The Founding (Omnibus), Chapter Six
Boocuresti Hive Terra Blood Games (Short Story) - Tales of Heresy (Anthology)
Calphernia Caligula Ghostmaker (Novel)The Founding (Omnibus), Chapter Six
Canticle Supplicium Secundus Eclipse of Hope (Short Story)
Carceri Sarastus Once the greatest hive of Sarastus, later became a recruiting ground for a Night Lords warband. Nightfall (Short Story)
Castigorum Pyrodiah Capital Hive of the planet. Defiant (Short Story) - Servants of the Machine-God (Anthology)
Death Mire Armageddon Potentially a favorable outcome for Imperial Forces, select sectors still engaged. Armageddon campaign results
Decius Vostroya The Eye of Ezekiel (Novel), Prologue
Dominar Badab Primaris Imperial Armour Volume Ten, pg. 40
Euryales Medusa V Capital hive. White Dwarf 319 (UK), pg. 20
Evensong Hive Supplicium Secundus Eclipse of Hope (Short Story)
Ferrozoica Verghast Turned to Chaos, obliterated following Battle of Vervunhive Necropolis (Novel), Chapters One & Nineteen
Gatlinghive Overrun by Orks after Angels of Redemption deserted their post. Codex: Dark Angels (4th Edition)[Needs Citation]
Gelon Khania Principal Hive on the planet. Gates of the Devourer (Short Story)Servants of the Machine-God (Anthology)
Ghasthive Verghast Necropolis (Novel)The Founding (Omnibus), Chapter Nineteen
Hades Hive Armageddon Destroyed in the Third War for Armageddon. Armageddon campaign results

Helsreach (Novel) - Armageddon (Anthology), Chapter VIII

Handra-Lai Jirrian Helsreach (Novel) - Armageddon (Anthology), Chapter XI
Helsreach Armageddon Helsreach (Novel) - Armageddon (Anthology), Chapter III
Isthmus Steeples Verghast Necropolis (Novel)The Founding (Omnibus), Chapter Nineteen
Kados Prime Kados Underhive threatened by virus released by pro-alien terrorists, saved by Inquisitor Vortis. Inquisitor Annual 2004, pg. 91
Kimeradon Kalidar IV Abandoned. Inhabited by mutants Baneblade (Novel), Chapter 22
Machavius Medusa V White Dwarf 319 (UK), pg. 20
Megaera Medusa V White Dwarf 319 (UK), pg. 20
Meradon Kalidar IV Base of operations of the Orks of Waaagh! Gratzdakka. Baneblade (Novel), Chapter 19
Modulus Kalidar IV Base of operations of the Astra Militarum forces sent to retake the planet. Baneblade (Novel), Chapter 9
Nero Hive Caligula Primary stronghold for Chaos forces on the planet. Invaded in the Sabbat Worlds Crusade. Ghostmaker (Novel)The Founding (Omnibus), Chapter Four
Northern Foundry Collectives Verghast Hive Cluster. Necropolis (Novel)The Founding (Omnibus), Chapter Two
Oblation Supplicium Secundus Eclipse of Hope (Short Story)
Oskray Island One Sapiencia Base of operations for Sholen Skara and the Kith. Ghostmaker (Novel)The Founding (Omnibus), Chapter Nine
Perseus Medusa V White Dwarf 319 (UK), pg. 20
Primus Necromunda Underhive is setting for Necromunda (game system) Necromunda Rulebook
Sangrel Hive Formal Prime Main bastion of Magister Shebol Red-Hand and the Charismites during the Sabbat Worlds Crusade. A Ghost Return (Short Story)Gaunt's Ghosts: The Founding (Omnibus)
Stheno Medusa V White Dwarf 319 (UK), pg. 20
Stygia Armageddon Destroyed in the Third War for Armageddon. Helsreach (Novel) - Armageddon (Anthology), Chapter XIX
Sybilla Primus Medusa V The Fall of Medusa V (booklet)
Sybilla Tertius Medusa V The Fall of Medusa V (booklet)
Tartarus Armageddon Two critical locations retained by Imperial Forces, although majority of the areas remain contested. Armageddon campaign results
Tempestora Armageddon Helsreach (Novel) - Armageddon (Anthology), Chapter XX
Tempestus Hive Armageddon Helsreach (Novel) - Armageddon (Anthology), Chapter XIII
Torlarok Attacked by Tyranid Hive Fleet Kraken but was saved due to intervention of the Strike Force Ultra. Dataslate: Space Marines Strike Force Ultra (Background Book), pg. 9
Trazior Hive Necromunda Space Marine (Novel), Chapter One
Tiberius Caligula Ghostmaker (Novel)The Founding (Omnibus), Chapter Six
Volcanus Armageddon Imperial victory is highly possible and also probable. Select areas remain engaged. Armageddon campaign results
Vervunhive Verghast Reduced to ruins by a Chaos invasion. Officially dissolved. Necropolis (Novel), Chapters One & Nineteen
Vannick Hive Verghast Destroyed by an atomic device during the Sabbat Worlds Crusade. Necropolis (Novel), Chapter Four
Zethus Medusa V White Dwarf 319 (UK), pg. 20


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