Crimson Guard Chapter Colour Scheme as displayed by a Firstborn Space Marine.

The Crimson Guard is a Codex Astartes-compliant Loyalist Space Marine Chapter of unknown Founding and genetic lineage.

Chapter Appearance

Chapter Colours

The Crimson Guard's power armour is painted halved red and metallic-yellow. The Aquila or Imperialis on the chest plate is dark grey.

The yellow squad specialty symbol -- battleline, close support, fire support, Veteran or command -- is indicated on the right shoulder plate.

A black Low Gothic numeral centred on the squad specialty symbol indicates squad number.

The colour of the Aquila or Imperialis on the chest indicates company number in accordance with the Codex Astartes -- i.e. white (1st Company), yellow (2nd Company), red (3rd Company), etc.

Chapter Badge

The Crimson Guard's Chapter badge is a pair of red, single-headed axes crossed over a field of metallic-yellow.


  • Adeptus Astartes: Successor Chapters (Limited Release Booklet), pg. 26
  • How to Paint Space Marines (2004), pg. 88
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