Crimson Guard Astartes

Crimson Guard Chapter Colour Scheme

The Crimson Guard is a Codex Astartes-compliant Loyalist Space Marine Chapter of unknown Founding and uncertain lineage. Almost nothing else is known about them in Imperial records.

Chapter Appearance

Chapter Colours

The Crimson Guard's Power Armour is painted halved red and metallic-yellow. The yellow squad specialty symbol -- Tactical, Assault, Devastator or Veteran -- is indicated on the right shoulder plate. A black 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 -- 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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