Questions tagged [space-marines]

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What is a 'Nomad-Predation' pattern Space Marine Chapter

I recently stumbled upon the Carcharodons Space Marine chapter and have seen that they are following the far rarer Nomad-Predation pattern rather than the more common Crusading pattern From the ...
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How does the logistics work of a Chaos Space Marine Warband?

Raiding can't always be the only answer to get supplies. Maybe getting supplies from a Hellforge but that can be expensive. A Warband should want to stay relatively hidden to not get a Chapter chasing ...
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Are there any Space Marines who deserted?

Are there any examples of individual Space Marines who deserted their Chapter in favor of living for themselves?
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What is the process for creating a new Space Marine chapter?

As the title states: what is the process to create a new Space Marine Chapter? I.e. What parties are involved in the decision making to create a new chapter? How is it decided, and who decides, what ...
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Are there Legion of the Damned Primaris Marines?

There are different assumptions what the Legion of the Damned are exactly: Some Astartes that were lost in the Warp and reemerged somewhat changed Some dead Space Marines that are given one last ...
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How is it that the Founding or Heritage of a Space Marine Chapter is unknown?

I like watching 40k Theories videos on YouTube and they regularly look into Space Marines Chapters, most recently the White Templars. One recurring thing that comes up: from an unknown Founding and ...
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How do Space Marines suppress their sexual urges whilst keeping testosterone/aggression up?

I believe space marines don't have sexual urges? Which leads me to the question... How do they stay so aggressive without testosterone.
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Why are Dreadnoughts forgetting who they were?

While trying to find out if there has been a Dreadnought Chapter Master (there has been btw, Daggan of the Blood Swords), I read the following here (emphasis by me): Daggan was a Venerable ...
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How were there any Space Wolves before the discovery of Fenris?

Because of the Canis Helix the Space Wolves can only recruit from people that are from Fenris, this is the primary reason the only known Space Wolves successor chapter has gone extinct(before the ...
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Was a legion's philosophy and tactical preference inherent even before being reunited with their Primarch?

The legions were created by the Emperor out of the genetic material of each Primarch, but in all cases the Primarchs were also shaped and changed by their experiences growing up and the environments ...
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What is the fate of Space Wolves in M42?

Space Wolves have been decimated in recent years with Wulfen curse, Daemonic incursions in Fenris system etc. What is the current state of the Chapter and is the knowledge of the Wulfen curse now ...
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Are space marines sterile?

Could a space marine father a child? I haven't been able to find any canonical answer either way. I've found hints that it may be possible, but a lot of people seem convinced it's not.
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What are The 666 Rituals of Detestation the WH40K Grey Knight neophyte undergoes?

I am still not able to find a credible source on the 666 Rituals of Detestation apart from the satirical 4chan link. Have they ever been written down?