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Warhammer Fantasy is a Games Workshop commercial fantasy setting for games and novels.

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Who is the goddess Nurgle tests his potions on and is she in both universes?

May need to split this into 2 questions. I remember reading several years ago that Nurgle has a female being (think elven goddess) trapped in his garden. She has the power to heal any ill and so he ...
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Origins of Heinrich Kemmler

I can't help but notice the dread necromancer Heinrich Kemmler from the Dresden Files has an awfully similar name to the dread necromancer Heinrich von Kemmler from the Warhammer Fantasy Battles games ...
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Can Warhammer Fantasty vampires gain sustenance when feeding on Greenskins?

In the Warhammer Fantasty, just like in the WH40k Greenskins (orcs, goblins, snotlings and squiggs) are, well... fungi. Sort of: The Runt pulled himself up out of the hole. A huge mushroom stood ...
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Has GW referenced Malal or a Chaos God/Demon like him in recent editions of 40K or Fantasy?

I remember back in 1st and 2nd edition Warhammer Fluff there was a 5th Chaos God, Malal. This God's purpose was to attempt to counteract the works of the other gods, he was smaller, had fewer ...
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Is Nagash younger than Thutep?

I am reading Rise of Nagash by Mike Lee. In The Elixir of Life we learn about Nagash's brother, Thutep: It was not so much the act of removing Thutep that was so abhorrent, for the young king had ...
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Why is the Hammer of Fate called the Hammer of Firebeard in Dragonsayer (Warhammer)?

In the Gotrek & Felix book Daemonslayer the party travel to Karak Dum to recover the Hammer of Fate: 'Yes, the huge hoard of Karag Dum was lost when the city fell, and all the treasure was lost....
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What stops the Chaos gods creating an infinite number of daemons?

The chaos gods create, change, guide and destroy their daemons at will. But what prevents the gods creating an infinite (or very large) number of daemons to overwhelm the physical realms? I know ...
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How many different armies exist in Warhammer Fantasy? [closed]

I'm following the news about the "Total War: Warhammer" game. I have seen that they are going to take out the second game and it will include 4 more armies of Warhammer. In this next edition will ...
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Are the Warhammer stories about Mousilion based on real legends?

The Old World is heavily based on real Europe - Bretonnia is medieval France, Empire is late Renaissance Germany, Kislev is Russia etc. Our legends also have their place there - in example the ...
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In the lore, what is the relationship between Wood Elves and Bretonnia like?

I always assumed that Bretonnia and Wood Elves are natural allies (a bit like dwarves and the Empire) - it has been highly implied that the Lady is somehow related to the Elven goddess and that Grail ...
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What is the maximum height of a dwarf in Warhammer Fantasy universe?

I'm curious about the maximum height for a dwarf in the Warhammer universe. I have looked in several places online and been unable to find an answer.
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Is the Old World connected to the 40k universe? [duplicate]

Is the End Times connected to 40k or is it a complete different story? Because the Old World is hardly High-Terra and the corruption that Archaon brought is not the purity of High-Terra.
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Who Survives the End of Times?

At the End of Times everybody However Nagash, Sigmar and Arielle (doesn't she rule the Realm of Life?) all make appearances in the Age of Sigmar. Originally I believed that all the incarnates ...
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Is the Warhammer Fantasy world actually Earth?

There are clearly some strong similarities between the Warhammer Fantasy map and Earth. These are mentioned here, amongst many other places http://warhammeronline.wikia.com/wiki/...
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What are the out-of-universe reasons for the End of Times and the Age of Sigmar?

I've been away from the Warhammer world for some years now, so correct me if I make wrong assumptions. I think this question is on-topic because of the "behind the scenes" kind of question we allow ...
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How old was Teclis at the End of Times?

I'm sticking with Teclis because (as far as I know) he was never resurrected. Which makes things easier than for Tryion! Teclis rose to fame during the dark elf incursion, after which he traveled to ...
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Is the Old World officially destroyed?

It was obvious from the very beginning that the world of Warhammer Fantasy is doomed and actions of either individuals or nations can only postpone the inevitable. Then came "The End times" (tvtropes ...
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Have we seen any references to Gotrek and / or Felix since the Age of Sigmar began?

During The End Times, Gotrek: and Felix I’ve not read much of the Age Of Sigmar, I just can’t bring myself to invest any time in it. But can anyone tell me if there has been any mention of either ...
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Reading order of Warhammer Fantasy Time of Legends Books?

Anyone have a reading order for the time of legends books?
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Does anyone have a chronological reading order for Warhammer Fantasy?

I wanna start reading all the novels but would like to do so going by the actual history/years events are taking place.
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What would be the alignment of a Slaanesh worshipper?

Would a Slaanesh worshipper necessarily have an evil alignment in D&D? can't a character be a hedonistic Slaanesh worshipper without mutating and going insane, if so, why?
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Identify these Warhammer creatures

In a recent trailer for Total War: Warhammer, we see these creatures of Chaos for a brief moment. I don't recognize them. Can anyone tell me who or what they are?
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Who or what were the Lord Relictors?

I've recently read The Gates of Azyr and it discusses many of the Stormcast Eternal's previous lives, it talks about Vandus before he was reborn however it only hints there's more to the Lord ...
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What happened to Karl Franz?

I've just finished reading The Fall of Altdorf, at the end Karl Franz. However it's strongly implied that something else happens. My impression is that But as the story is told from the perspective ...
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Do I need to read City of the Damned before Kinslayer?

City of the Damned takes place before Kinslayer and they were written by the same author, but I've read some bad reviews of City of the Damned, so I'm considering skipping it. Do I need to read City ...
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Warhammer story that covers someone's transition from human to ghoul

In the Warhammer fantasy universe, a ghoul usually starts life as a human, and turns into a ghoul through cannibalising other humans or eating their remains. Does anyone know of anything published ...
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Does Gotrek's axe have a name?

Felix's sword is often referred to by name as Karaghul, Gotrek's axe is only ever referred to as Gotrek's axe. Does it have a name? I know where he got it: But not its name, if it has one. The ...
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What happens after Zombieslayer?

At the end of Zombieslayer, when Felix is asked what himself and Gotrek will do next, he says something to the effect of: Zombieslayer is the final Gotrek and Felix book written by Nathan Long. The ...
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Chronological order to The End Times

The End Times has begun in the Warhammer fantasy universe and I'm wondering is there any chronological order in which to read the novels? The Black Library has released 9 books and I hate the idea of ...
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Decades of unaccounted time for Gotrek and Felix

Is there any book / short story / article dedicated to the decades Gotrek and Felix spent in Ind and Araby between the events of Giantslayer and Orcslayer? This is the only relevant quote from ...
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How exactly does Arkhan the Black speak?

In the Warhammer Fantasy universe, how does Arkhan the Black speak? In the first Neferta novel he is described as if he's just a walking skeleton? No lips or tongue and probably no lungs or throat ...
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Link between Warhammer Fantasy and Warhammer 40k

Is the 40k just Fantasy in the future? They exists in parallel worlds or Fantasy is an enclosed space quadrant of universe in 40k?