Created as they were from the Blood Angels' gene-seed, the Blood Wings carry the genetic Flaw inherited from Sanguinius, which makes them susceptible to the afflictions known as the Black Rage and the Red Thirst.
When a Battle-Brother falls to the throes of the Black Rage he is placed within the ranks of the Death Company.
- Devastation of Baal (ca. 999.M41) - During the Devastation of Baal, the Blood Wings was among the Successor Chapters that answered Dante's call for aid in the face of Hive Fleet Leviathan's assault on Baal. The entire contingent sent by the Chapter was destroyed to the last Astartes during the fighting.
The Blood Wings' Chapter colours are not listed in current Imperial records.
The Blood Wings' Chapter badge is not listed in current Imperial records.
- The Devastation of Baal (Novel) by Guy Haley, Chs. 14, 23