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Warhammer 40,000 Compendium
Author(s) Rick Priestley, Andy Warwick, Bryan Ansell, Nigel Stillman, Mike Brunton, Graeme Davis, Ivan Weeds, John Blanche, Sean Masterson
Illustrator(s) Tony Ackland, Dave Andrews, John Blanche, Paul Bonner, Gary Chalk, Wayne England, David Gallagher, Jes Goodwin, H, Gary Harrod, Tony Hough, Oete Knifton, Aly Morrison, Trish Morrison, Russ Nicholson, Steve Tappin, Kevin Walker, Andrew Wildman, Martin McKenna
Released 1989
Pages 200
ISBN ISBN 1-869893-71-9
Followed by Warhammer 40,000: Compilation

The Warhammer 40,000 Compendium is an expansion book for the Games Workshop tabletop game Warhammer 40,000. It collects different rules and articles found in White Dwarf. This book was published for the first time in 1989, and is for the 1st Edition of Warhammer 40,000.

This book was later followed in 1991 by the Warhammer 40,000: Compilation.

General Structure

The book has 200 pages and the cover is printed in color while the majority of the book remains in black and white, although there are several pages of colour images of miniatures.


Army List

This book contains a complete army list for using a Space Marine, Imperial Guard, Squat and Harlequin army. Further special rules, equipment as well as background is included.

Other Publications

  • Codex, a general overview of all Codex publications.