2nd Company Tactical Marine. Chapter Name: Botherhood of Steel; Founding: 23rd “Sentinel” Founding; Founding Chapter: Iron Hands. Looking for fellow Iron Hands brethren. I’m building my IH army and would love to track down the Iron Hands info offered in the Index Astartes III. A further departure from the doctrines of the Codex Astartes is the lack of Chaplains. The Iron Hands suffered terrible losses at the hands of the Traitor Marines.

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Its exact nature remains unknown — some Inquisitors think it astares caused by rampant psyker mutation among the population, a frequent enough scenario in these days of impiety, while secretive scions of the Mechanicus whisper of even darker sins, refusing to explain the nature of the techno-heresies they are considering, though events that took place after the Heresy shed some light on the question.

Index Astartes – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

Instead he took the wonderous weapon that he had once crafted in brotherhood for Ferrus as a reminder of their former friendship, and left behind Firebladewhich Ferrus had forged for him. Aggravating their peril was the absence of their Primarch, who had vanished in the first moments of the daemonic incursion. On more than one occasion the sons of Ferrus showed outright contempt for the humans fighting alongside them, regarding them as weak and unworthy of the galaxy they were conquering.

Indeed, Bannus still leads his Clan Company as an ancient and powerful Dreadnought.

The daemon tree is a treasure of the Legion and Nurgle, and is defended at all time inddx hundreds of warriors and tens of thousands of Neverborn, pacted by the Legion’s Sorcerers and willingly serving alike. Activating his VoxStronos barked commands to the forces around him, ordering them to release their anger, lest their foes destroy them with it.

Their newly reinforced bodies, made far more resilient by the plagues affecting them, made them uniquely suited to the room-to-room war that stretched out across the entire Imperial Palace.

Meanwhile, the Iron Hands saw in the Emperor’s Children kindred spirit, dedicated to bettering themselves to best serve the Emperor’s purpose, even if the path they had chosen toward that similar end was different. Fulgrim’s hope proved disastrously wrong and the meeting of the two Primarchs in Ferrus’s private inner sanctum in idon flagship’s Anvilarium did not go well, as Ferrus was utterly outraged that his brothers would turn against their father the Emperor. The center of the world’s governance fell into corruption, cultists slowly rising to positions of influence and subtly sabotaging the system’s defences.


An Iron Hands Astartes displaying the extensive bionic replacements common in the Chapter. The Iron Hands harbour a special hatred for the Successor Chapters of the astaetes two Loyalist ” Shattered Legions ” — the Salamanders and the Raven Guard — that fought with them at Istvaan V, for they believe that if those Legions had been stronger and continued to fight rather than retreating, Ferrus Manus would not have been lost and the Heresy might have ended there.

Though the exact details of their first meeting have long since passed into legend, it is said that the Primarch of the Third Legion descended into the great forges of the Emperor’s Palace to find his Medusan brother there. The tech-priests and princeps were fused to their warmachines, while the weaponry and armor of the Titans mutated into Warp-grown, tumorous chitin and organic-looking cannons. They argued over what should be done, but could come to no agreement.

Ferrus Manus saw to that, for the trials and hardships of life on Medusa would winnow the weak from the strong and see that only the physically fittest, most warlike and psychologically “suitable” recruits would join the ranks of his Legion.

The terrible storm assaulted the land for a week and a day, so it is said, after which time an unearthly silence descended. Claws of the Raven: The organisation of the Iron Hands changed upon its return to Medusa.

It traded with neighbouring systems and supplied reliable, well-equipped regiments of the Imperial Guard for most of its history.

Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. The violent death of billions thinned the layer between the Warp and reality, and a host of daemons manifested itself on the planet. They are one of the most dangerous warbands of the Iron Hands, possibly of all the Traitor Legions.

Learn More – opens astarrtes a new window or tab. The time of their construction was a harsh one, for the immobile tribes were exposed, and Ferrus had to force them to work beyond their limits to finish the walls before they were pushed to extinction by the mechanical abominations stalking the desert plains of Medusa.

Twelve times the actions of Abaddon the Despoiler have been faultlessly catalogued by the Iron Hands, their every possible ramification extrapolated by conclaves of Iron Fathers performing logic-spirit seances. Fulgrim laughed and declared Ferrus a “terrible gorgon”, saying that if the Primarchs did not value beauty, then they hanxs never appreciate the stars they were asgartes win back for their father.

And that is why I also know that the silver on my hands is not forever either. He travelled areas that any other man would have found inaccessible.


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Their Primarch lost, the Iron Hands despaired as to the fate of Mankind. Some of the most veteran among the Iron Hands went so far that they were little more than machines cradling shreds of their former humanity.

Although several of the regiments involved had to be purged afterwards, others were judged untainted astartee the experience of walking through the ruins of their homeworlds, and they continued to serve the Imperium alongside the Fourteenth Legion. It was on this world that Ferrus Manus, tenth son of the Emperor of Mankind, arrived after the Dark Gods stole the Primarchs from their father and scattered them across astartex stars.

They’ve already got a very loyal following, so why not use them in the same way aastartes use guardsmen?

While indes manipulated the Blood Angels into journeying to their doom on Signus Prime, the contagion of Ferrus Manus and his sons was solely the work of the Dark Gods themselves: In time, these tribes came to him, asking for him to lead them. The Iron-Fathers fuel the hatred and anger of the Iron Hands with rousing speeches and oratories, encouraging its growth and intensity.

I hadn’t commented on aetartes before now, because I couldn’t help but feel that there was something missing, and now I think I know what it is, you establish the imdex worshipping people on Silence, but you don’t really do anything with them. The rigours of the Time of Trials changed the Medusans, making them value strength and self-reliance more than the communitarian attitude they had previously embraced to survive.

The Iron Hands’ particular hatred for weakness in any form or nature has a marked effect on their combat doctrine. And so began what is known to very few in the galaxy as the Forgotten War.

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igon They continued to use the iconography and signature equipment of the Iron Hands from which they had been outcast with some minor variations having further divided themselves into three new Clan Companies to support their steady increase in numbers. He returned to the clans after his travels filled with new and wonderful ideas, which he taught to all who wished to learn. Sign In Register now!

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