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The Blades of Vengeance is a Loyalist Space Marine Chapter comprised entirely of Primaris Space Marines created from the lineage of the mysterious Dark Angels and raised during the Ultima Founding of ca. 999.M41.

The Blades of Vengeance were the first of the Primaris Marines created from the gene-seed of Lion El'Jonson.

They exhibited not only the tenacious defence for which their primogenitor was famed, but also showed a talent for following up with brilliantly executed counterattacks.

Chapter History

Blades of Vengeance Chapter Colour Scheme as displayed by Primaris Marine Brother Emanz, 5th Company, 2nd Squad (battleline).

After their Founding, the Blades of Vengeance would go on to aid the Primarch Roboute Guilliman during his Indomitus Crusade, serving with distinction.

They have thrown their full strength into the Indomitus Crusade, liberating dozens of worlds and putting dozens more they deemed beyond salvation to the sword.

They do this in eagerness to root out the Fallen, seeing the crusade as the means by which many of the traitors will be forced out into the open.

Notable Campaigns

  • War of Beasts (Unknown Date.M42) - The Blades of Vengeance sent two full companies to defend the strategically vital world of Vigilus from attacks by xenos and Chaos forces during the War of Beasts. They fought independently of other Imperial forces across the northern portion of the Dontoria Hivesprawl.

Chapter Organisation

Most of the Unforgiven Chapters follow the Dark Angels' pattern of organisation, including having formations similar to the Deathwing and the Ravenwing.

While performing admirably, they have not garnered the recognition of their parent Chapter's Deathwing and Ravenwing companies.

Like the Dark Angels, the Unforgiven Successor Chapters also have a clandestine group, known as the "Inner Circle," who possess knowledge of the Fallen and of the true events that occurred on Caliban.

Chapter Appearance

Chapter Colours

The Blades of Vengeance primarily wear forest green Mark X Power Armour in honour of their parent Chapter, the Dark Angels, while the faceplate and both insets of the shoulder pauldrons are bone.

The Aquila or Imperialis on the chest is red. Chapter markings and unit designations are black. The black squad specialty symbol -- battleline, fire support, close support or Veteran -- is displayed on the right pauldron, while the left pauldron proudly displays the Chapter's iconography.

A red Low Gothic numeral displayed on the centre of the squad specialty symbol indicates squad assignment.

The heraldry on the right knee guard indicates company designation. The Blades of Vengeance utilise the same heraldry for their Battle Companies as their progenitors and fellow Unforgiven.

Chapter Badge

The Blades of Vengeance's Chapter badge is a stylised black livery shield set in a field of bone, while a bone-coloured, downward thrust sword is centred upon the black shield.