Thursday, July 11, 2013

Black Legion next 40K Codex Supplement?



Best_Pone on Warseer has posted a rumor that The Black Legion is the next codex supplement we will see.  

From Best_Pone:

So, I've heard from a little birdy that Black Legion will be getting the next supplement. No idea if that will be August or not though, seeing as August is a WFB month. 

Now, this seems a bit odd.  The Chaos Space Marine codex is basically The Black Legion, not loyal to any one god, but Chaos undivided.  It would make so much more sense to release a codex supplement for any one of the four Chaos gods.

Of course, this is just a rumor.

Loken

6 comments:

Craig said...

It would also make sense to make a suppliment for the other independent legions such as iron warriors and nightlords. Black legion are probably the most generic of the traitor legions just as the ultrasmurfs are for the loyalists.

Adam (TheDiceAbide.com) said...

I could actually see this to differentiate the warriors of 10,000 years from other Chaos Marines. The Veterans of the Long War is a good start, but that rule can really be applied to any Chaos Marine who isn't a super recent convert (i.e. Red Corsairs).

Knight of Infinite Resignation said...

I reckon Black Legion would be able to draw troops from Zerks, PMs, NMs and Tsons in a single force. At the moment its only possible to have two different cult troops.

Lufgt Huron said...

Well the Chaos Codex isn't black legion, in fact the only Black Legion thing about that codex is Abaddon and all he does is make Chosen Troop choices, that's about it.

Personally, and this really is just wishful thinking, I hope they do more flavorful legions as supplements, Black Legion could be really awesome, but I'm hoping for Night Lords, Word Bearers, and Iron Warriors.

It really does seem like the supplements are a new version of "Chapter Approved".

I like it a lot.

JAHATCH28 said...

A black legion codex could move the abaddon/ 13th black crusade story line forward... but otherwise, yeah, I don't see anything really specific about that legion that the basic codex doesn't cover... word bearers at least got the dark apostle, iron warriors the daemonforge creatures/machines... night lords really were the ones that lost out (in the updated 'dex) except for chaos bikes getting a nice cost discount ... so I would prefer a night lords update before black legion (wishful thinking)..

Paul Scott said...

well its obvious the codex is a generic renegade dex. black legion are the most varied chaos forces out there... they are the foriegn legion. any marine can join them if he dons the black. how much could you do?!

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