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Again could we leave gameplay out of fluff.

notable space wolves

Njal Stormcaller - Space Wolf Rune Priest was added to the notable space wolves section by an unregistered user. The Njal article is missing sources and does not conform to the guidelines. It too is made by an unregistered user. I think the name should be removed from the notables. -- JoeneB, 16 February 2007, 16:22 (CET)

The Njal article was edited and updated with sources etc. Readded Njal to the notable wolves list. -- JoeneB, 16 February 2007, 18:45 (CET)

Number of Marines?

Currently, the page says that there are "more or less 1200 battle-brothers" in the Space Wolves chapter. Is there any actual evidence, or is this just going on the "100 marines in a company" formula? Th232 11:07, 15 March 2007 (CET)

The later, but it is sustained by everything we know. The Space Wolves have 12 Great Companies. Notice that all these numbers are never truly precise as some marines die in battle and new are recruited all the time. We also shouldn't forget all marines who aren't "true" Battle-brothers: Techmarines, Rune-priests, officers of the Strike-Cruisers and Battle-barges, etc. This would increase the numbers of all chapters. But it should be around 1200 give or take. The Space Wolves were one of the smaller legions, but the chapter seems to be a bit bigger than the average number. As far as I know the legion only managed to create only two chapters. Irulan 13:09, 15 March 2007 (CET)

Where does the new ("at least 1440") number come from? Is each Great Company supposed to have 120 Battle-Brothers at full strength or something? Thanks.--Mob 21:46, 25 May 2008 (CEST)

Well actually, there isnt any real evidence either way, other than the fact they only Split once in the heresy, and speculation that the Wolf Brothers were just a ploy to shut the Smurfs up. Personally, I feel that the Space Wolves are smaller than a Codex Chapter ([See here for a compelling argument]) but as said theres no real evidence either way. --LemanRuss 13:18, 30 Jan 2009 (GMT)

Well a legion originally consisted of 10.000 marines, substract about 2000 marines(CoW), add about 100(Russ's Lt's), divide by roughly 1,7(split into wolf brothers), and you should wind up with a reasonable number of marines. about 4765 marines, not counting support personal, etc, etc. each great company sees to it's own recruiting, maintaince of fleet, armory, motor pool aso. - thanks Cliffing 14:35 Feb 24th 2010 (GMT+1)

NO! We are not going to do things like that. That's speculation, nothing lese, end of discussion. Only numbers mentioned in sources, nothing else. --Inquisitor S., Großmeister des Ordo Lexicanum 14:03, 24 February 2010 (UTC)

Yo, chill pill quizzitor, who said anything about posting on the main site, geez. Cliffing 23:11 Feb 25th 2010 (GMT+1)

Chapter Badge?

i know this isnt a big deal, but isnt the chapter badge really the "wolf that stalks the stars"? the wolf head in profile is just the badge for ragnars company, isnt it? youngstunna3486 10:13 20 April 2008

Actually from what i've seen the general chapter badge has been the wolf head. --Talon Orkbane 01:39, 12 September 2011 (CEST)

From what I know there is no real 'chapter emblem' such as the Ultramarines. On the right shoulder is the unit designation and on the left is the company emblem. Simply because Ragnar is so bamf do we see the Blackmane badge all over the place. The 'Wolf that stalks the stars' badge is that of the chapter master's company and his retinue. - VoiceOfSver (21:17 MST 4 May, 2014)

Hm, I think this page is quite long.

Can we split some of the parts in sub-articles?--Madness 11:26, 26 April 2008 (CEST)

Sure, but give them good and easy titles, and don't create too many of them. I think that it is better to have a couple of good articles of an adequate size, instead of a huge number of too-small articles which scatter the information way too much. Irulan 17:55, 26 April 2008 (CEST)
Of course, btw, I didn't mean I should be the one with the task of cutting. :P I will do what I can, but help is welcome, wiki is collaboration after all... --Madness 18:25, 26 April 2008 (CEST)

Fleet Disposition

does anyone know what ships the Space Wolves employ?

Just a slight note, someone added Haegar to the list of notable Space Wolves, although i haven't finished the last book, i somehow doubt that his actions would boost him into the limelight. If adding major characters from books then why not the several hundred other characters mentioned in the series. If i'm wrong in doing so, please re edit it back. --JCMK 16:10, 24th May 2008

New mini pic

Can anyone get a pic of the old school space wolves? The ones that had special bits were a lot better.

New Codex

Anyone mind if I write up and submit some alterations to this article based on the new fluff from the new Space Wolves codex? Thunderwolves/Skyclaws etc.

Materials to be added upon template completion

Noted Elements of the Space Wolves



Noteable Members

Heresy Era

-Sergeants of the Space Wolves-

Brynjolf - Long Fang Squad
Eldgrim - Long Fang Squad
Garan - Fenris Bloods
Greyfell - Long Fang Squad
Jorlund - Hunter Support Squad
Kolbyr - Hunter Support Squad
Odin - Command Squad
Sigvard - Claw Assault Squad
Thorlief - Wolfguard Squad
Davyn - Hunter Fire Team
Thorbrand - Hunter squad
Valgyr - Scout Squad
Aldrim - Fenris Hunters
Freyr - Long Fang Squad
Guntor - Fenris Bloods
Horgun - Fenris Bloods
Jortan - Stalker Squad
Mjollnir - Wolfguard Squad
Ragvard - Claw Assault Squad
Skirnir - Wolfguard Squad

References will be included upon editing

Page Updates

Page layout has been altered to match Imperial Fists layout (see http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Talk:Chapter#.TwsxVvKcedk for discussion). I will fill in some of the areas marked as needing attention if I have a chance. Thelemur 19:28, 9 January 2012 (CET)

13th Company

I have removed the 13th Company info from the table - the table shows the current organisation of the Chapter, and the survivors of the 13th are an independet force in M41. Thelemur 03:41, 11 January 2012 (CET)

Though there are 12 active companies the 13th Company is reserved for all those lost to the chapter over its existence. The remnants of the 13th Company are a separate force aside from the Grand Annulus. - VoiceOfSver (21:25 MST 4 May 2014)


It says that Fenris is located in the northern Segmentum Solar but all maps of the Imperium I have ever seen show it in the Obscurus Segmentum. Which is the real one? Or is it right on the border of both? - unknown user

As I understand it the Segmentums (much like everything else in the Universe) are not strictly defined and/ or not concrete. Segmentums can overlap and I do believe that is where the confusion arises. When I have a chance I will consult my codexs to see if there is any confusion coming from them directly. - VoiceOfSver (21:29 MST 4 May 2014)

-Through my quick research of codices and rulebooks I have found four references to the location of Fenris. In the Warhammer 40,000 4th Edition Rulebook on page 90 is a galactic map. Fenris is located well within Segmentum Obscurus. In Warhammer 40,000 5th Edition Rulebook on page 116 is the galactic map with Fenris located in Segmentum Solar. Within Codex: Space Wolves (2nd Edition) in the description of Fenris it is said to be located at the edge of the region of the Eye of Terror. Within Codex: Space Wolves (5th Edition) in the description of Fenris it is said to be located 'in the galactic north of the Segmentum Solar, at the edge of the region of the Eye of Terror. [I do not have the newest rulebook yet so that may say or show something different...]. Three of these four references hint toward the location being close to the Eye of Terror and Warhammer 40,000 4th Edition Rulebook is the outlier showing Fenris well within Segmentum Obscurus (though it can be mentioned there is no distinction of the Eye of Terror being segmented away from everything else). - VoiceOfSver (17:14 MST 5 May 2014)