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Map Basic Data Planetary Image
px Name: Torvendis px
Segmentum: Ultima Segmentum
Sector: Unknown
Subsector: Unknown
System: Unknown
Population: Millions
Affiliation: Chaos
Class: Daemon World
Tithe Grade:

Torvendis is a Daemon World located at the very centre of the Maelstrom. Due to its location it has symbolic value to the Ruinous Powers.


Geography

Torvendis's geography is in a constant state of flux and changes significantly every generation. There are two prominent features on Torvendis, the Canis Mountains, a huge mountain chain where many different peoples live, and The City of Lady Charybdia, where millions live only to worship Slaanesh.

The bedrock of Torvendis itself is made of strata of bodies fallen in battle.

History

The history of Torvendis is dominated by the legend of Arguleon Veq, a Chaos Champion who came to the planet in ages past and did battle with a creature known as "The Last". From that time on Torvendis would be ruled by a succession of rulers including the Khornate daemon Ss'll Sh'Karr, the Crimson Knights, Mutander and his diseased monks and finally Lady Charybdia, Princess of Slaanesh, though there were many others as well.

It was said that any who tried to record the history of Torvendis would end up going mad.

Military

For a time the dominant power on Torvendis was Lady Charybdia. Her power was based on her Legions, disciplined warriors dedicated to the pleasure god. They were equipped with bows and spears but also had access to firearms and artillery. They would use stimulants in battle to enhance the experience and many of their weapons were coated in poisons. Charybdia could also call upon untold numbers of cultists in times of war and put huge numbers of slaves onto the battle-field. In dire situations sorcerers could call upon Daemons of Slaanesh to aid Charybdia's armies in battle. A large number of Renegade Space Marines from the Violators Chapter also fought under the banner of Lady Charybdia.

The tribes of the Canis Mountains could also muster considerable strength, but nothing to compare to the Legions of Charybdia. These barbarians were primarily armed with swords and axes but also boasted several types of specialist troops.

Both Charybdia and the tribes of the Canis mountains used mutants in their armies as officers and shock-troops.

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