Created as they were from the Blood Angels' gene-seed, they carry the genetic Flaw inherited from Sanguinius, which made 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 Sanguine Host was among the Successor Chapters that answered Dante's call for aid in the face of Hive Fleet Leviathan's assault on Baal.
Notable Sable Brothers
- Captain Illius - Captain Illius led the Sanguine Host contingent that fought in the Devastation of Baal.
The Sanguine Host's Chapter colours are not listed in current Imperial records.
The Sanguine Host's Chapter badge is not listed in current Imperial records.
- The Devastation of Baal (Novel) by Guy Haley, Ch. 24