A Battleline Squad is a tactical designation applied to Space Marine combat squads. The most numerous and strategically versatile warriors in a Codex Astartes-compliant Chapter form battleline squads.
Battleline Squads are flexible enough to press home an attack, or hold a position with withering firepower. Whatever the strategic challenge, battleline squads are equal to the task.
The designation began to be used in the wake of the reforms made to the Codex Astartes and the Adeptus Astartes themselves in the Era Indomitus after the resurrection of the Primarch Roboute Guilliman and the introduction of the Primaris Space Marines.
Space Marine squads that are designated as Battleline Squads include:
- Codex: Space Marines (8th Edition, Revised Codex), pg. 68
|Primaris Space Marine Forces|
|Command||Primaris Captain • Primaris Lieutenant • Vanguard Lieutenant • Primaris Ancient|
|Specialists||Primaris Apothecary (Helix Adept) • Primaris Librarian • Vanguard Librarian • Primaris Chaplain|
|Battleline||Intercessor • Vanguard Infiltrator|
|Close Support||Inceptor • Reiver • Incursor|
|Fire Support||Hellblaster • Aggressor • Vanguard Eliminator • Vanguard Suppressor|
|Combat Walkers and Vehicles||Astraeus • Redemptor Dreadnought • Repulsor • Repulsor Executioner • Impulsor • Gladiator • Raider (Bike) • Invader ATV • Invictor Tactical Warsuit • Stormspeeder|