Whilst not benefiting from the range or power of its larger cousins, the charger retains the volkite beam's deflagrating effects and allows its wielder a greater degree of movement. Volkite chargers are often employed by Legion Tactical Support Squads.
The Mars-Omega pattern Volkite Charger was the most common pattern seen in use by the Legiones Astartes. During the early Great Crusade, it was standard issue among Legions such as the Salamanders.
Famous Volkite Chargers
- Firebrand - A mastercrafted volkite charger which Fulgrim carried with him into battle, when the mood suited him.
- 1: Forge World
- 2: The Horus Heresy Book Two - Massacre, pg. 127
- 3: The Horus Heresy Book Four - Conquest, pg. 189
- 4: The Horus Heresy Book Five - Tempest, pg. 92
- 5: The Horus Heresy - Legiones Astartes: Age of Darkness Legions, pgs. 16-17