Atar-Median is the homeworld of the lauded Titan Legion called the Legio Atarus, also known by their cognomen of "the Firebrands", which includes many ancient god-engines that once defended Phaeton during the Age of Strife. They have little, if any, industry and low populations. Paragon is not just a single world, but a confederacy of inhabited moons, void stations and other inhabited asteroids spanning the entire Paragon System. Since that time, the secured region has significantly expanded, but the Chapter's responsibility for maintaining security throughout the broader region has not changed. La Oxaddon Tadnor 89. Aggressive and fast-growing, the living web that covered Dark Haven was nevertheless organic, and therefore a precious resource to be used and harvested, although the planet's great toxicity for many years prevented this. Unlike other worlds taken by Tyranid Hive Fleets, whose biomass is consumed before the Hive Fleet moves on to its next target, Tiamet has established itself on Ziaphoria while it creates an edifice of unknown purpose that serves as some form of psychic resonator. Desoleum is a Hive World in the Askellon Sector that is dominated by three enormous Hive Cities, into each of which a population of dozens of billions is crammed, though accurate counts are impossible to undertake and the true figure is likely to be several times greater. In 902.M41, just before the outbreak of the internecine Imperial conflict known as the Badab War, Vyaniah was still a heavily industrialised Frontier World and was only in the early stages of being developed into a minor Hive World. Port Maw is an ancient artificial world that has been turned into one of the great harbours of the Imperial Navy by human ingenuity. Karrik, also known as the Pocked World by spacefarers, is the sole inhabited planet of its system in the Calixis Sector. Despite its importance to the Tau Empire, Dal'yth has been endangered by invasion several times, most notably at the climax of the Damocles Gulf Crusade and is currently at risk due to the encroaching Orks fighting the War of Dakka. Huts of crudely joined armour plating cling precariously to the sides of oversized trees, linked together with rope bridges upon which warrior-sentinels maintain ceaseless vigil against the ravening abominations below. As a result, the people of Armageddon are a tough lot, and its armies experienced in fighting the Orks. A lone Shadow Wolves Battle-Brother, though horrendously wounded and on his knees beneath the Chapter's standard, attempted to maintain his Chapter’s honour to the last, for the Shadow Wolves' War Banner could not be allowed to fall whilst one of the Astartes of the Chapter yet lived. Kul is an arid, empty Desert World in the Askellon Sector of the Segmentum Obscurus, haunted by sandstorms and dust devils that skitter across its crumbling surface. Kieldar is an Imperial Fortress World that lies near the Cadian System and the Dinorwyc Cluster. Receiving a warning of the rebellion from an Astropath in the Cadian delegation, the Astra Militarum was dispatched to ultimately crush the uprising in what became known as the Kieldar Offensive. The planet was a small, but growing world, until Imperial forces attacked a nearby Tau world, killing many Tau and kidnapping the Ethereal Ko'vash. It is currently a front line in the conflict consuming the Spinward Front. It is a vital industrial centre for the region, producing supplies for many armies. In the night, those that are judged inadequate die (usually from exposure). At least one regiment of the Imperial Guard has been raised on Calth. The anti-Warp properties of the blackstone pushed back the Warp Storms of the Cicatrix Maledictum to create an unobstructed corridor through the Warp rift. It is principally known for being the world on which Horus made his pact with the Ruinous Powers of Chaos and so began the Horus Heresy. Ulani IV and two of its sister planets — captured during Waaagh! A Astartes homeworlds may be Imperial planets, while some are not planets at all, but take the form of orbiting spacecraft, deserted moons and asteroids. Bellerophon's Fall became the site for a major battle of the Badab War in 906.M41 between the Secessionist Mantis Warriors and the Loyalist Marines Errant Space Marine Chapters. Bile's base was attacked by a combined force of Blood Angels and Flesh Tearers Space Marines, and in the process, was also overrun by the Tyranids. Many former Vervunhive citizens who had defended the city as part of its irregular Scratch Companies later joined the famed Tanith First and Only Regiment of the Imperial Guard which had participated in the defense of the city as part of the Act of Consolation declared by Warmaster Macaroth of the Sabbat Worlds Crusade, which allowed civilians to join Imperial Guard regiments if they wished without going through the normal recruitment process. It is as though the planet actively attempts to defend against the intrusion of any life. The world was sterilised of all life and is now an S-Class Dead World. Tanith was a heavily forested world located in the Sabbat Worlds Sector, a cluster of planets in the Segmentum Pacificus that was under constant assault by the Forces of Chaos. Situated at the edge of the Calixis Sector, Vaxanide is a poorly supplied, desperate Frontier World, struggling to enter the "inner circle" of sector planets. This Council of Nicaea determined the content of orthodox Christian belief as laid out in the Nicene Creed of the Roman Catholic, Protestant and Eastern Orthodox Churches. As long as they can harvest this planet's wealth and deliver the ores obtained to other star systems, the Severan Dominate is assured of at least some materials that they can commit to their war effort. In addition, the Chapter has significant obligations with regards to the defence of the Cadian Gate, and so most of its duties are split between operations in these two regions and it is rarely encountered further afield. Once deemed inviolable, Ardium and its three subterranean Hive Cities have recently become part of the battlefields upon which both the Ultramar Campaign and the Plague Wars have been fought. Define a monumental location related to these ruins: 5 Kulth is a War World and the former capital of the Calixis Sector's Periphery Sub-sector. Though unconfirmed, it is thought that the platform must have been towed out past the Periphery in centuries gone by as a long forgotten plan to defend the Calixis Sector against some now extinct threat. Forge Polix is a Hell-Forge of the Dark Mechanicum, wholly dedicated to the Ruinous Powers, located in the Calixis Sector of the Segmentum Obscurus. His forces consisted of the local Planetary Defence Forces and a militia raised from the planetary population supported by the Alpha Legion, World Eaters and Death Guard Traitor Legions of Chaos Space Marines. Ghosar Quintus was an Imperial Mining World of the Ultima Segmentum. Arkio, increasingly under the influence of Chaos, intended to launch an Imperial Crusade against the Forces of Chaos and chose 1,000 Shenlongi citizens to serve as his "Warriors of the Reborn." During the Badab War the brutal and savage Carcharodons Chapter of Space Marines were unleashed upon the worlds of the Endymion Cluster in order to defeat the Secessionist Mantis Warriors Chapter and protect the flank of the Loyalists as they launched a full invasion of the Badab Sector. Some areas of … The Wolf Brothers, located far from Fenris, fell quickly into the state of beasts. T'ros is today mainly inhabited by Gue'vesa (humans loyal to the Tau Empire) who were formerly citizens of the Imperium but became turncoats because the Tau seemed to offer a better life. Lucius is also known for being the Forge World responsible for the rediscovery of the Standard Template Construct (STC) designs for the Macharius Heavy Tank and the Cyclops demolition vehicle. Foolish are those who dare pluck these treasures, though. Very little is known about this world in current Imperial records. Titan is the largest moon of the gas giant Saturn in the Sol System, and is the legendary homeworld of the elite and secret Grey Knights Space Marine Chapter, the Chamber Militant of the Ordo Malleus of the Inquisition. Ruled by a totalitarian regime that controls the planet's meager supplies, Mordian is defended by the elite Iron Guard - a highly disciplined army wearing ornate uniforms. During the Age of Strife, Jupiter's moons became occupied by cruel Xenos overlords which enslaved the human inhabitants. The planet was finally invaded in 989.M41 by Charadonian Orks under the orders of Snagrod. It was led by a mysterious man named Commander Cadmus who turned out to be one of the Fallen Angels of the Dark Angels Chapter of Space Marines, a ten-thousand-year-old Traitor to the Emperor from the time of the Horus Heresy. Munitions stockpiles are stored in armoured bunkers buried many kilometres below the planet's surface. Six decades after being brought into Compliance and approximately 40 standard years before the start of the Horus Heresy, the XIII Legion, the Ultramarines, utterly destroyed Monarchia, forever after earning the bitter hatred of the Word Bearers. A select few had climbed their way to the top of the mountains alone. This Forge World is also known to make its own patterns of Autopistols, such as the Mark 10 and the Mark 11. Cthonia was destroyed some time after the end of the Horus Heresy, either by the forces of the Imperium who sought to destroy any trace of Chaotic taint in the Emperor's shattered realm or because the world collapsed as a result of the geophysical instability caused by millennia of overmining within the planet's crust and mantle. These Plague Fleets carry followers of Nurgle through the Warp to inhabited worlds where their destructive raids are inevitably followed by outbreaks of deathly contagion. Stalynthia is a Mining World controlled by the Severan Dominate and located in the Periphery Sub-sector of the Calixis Sector. Taking matters into their own hands during the final assault, the savage Carcharodons Chapter sabotaged the ancient atomic and geo-thermal reactors which powered the hive cities of Badab Primaris and fed its planetary defence batteries with energy. Sepheris Secundus is a Mining World located in the Golgenna Reach Sub-sector of the Calixis Sector in the Segmentum Obscurus. As a major industrial power, Meridian plays a vital role in the Aurelian Sub-sector, accounting for over 90% of the total population and economic output of the entire sub-sector. After the Horus Heresy, the planet was destroyed by an Exterminatus order carried out by the forces of the Imperium as the Loyalists sought to purge every source of Chaotic corruption from the Emperor's shattered realm, including the homeworlds of every one of the Traitor Legions of Chaos Space Marines. Despite its status as a major exporter of food, the planet suffered from long, harsh winters that gave it the appearance of an Ice World. The rest of the squad had been killed by the Heart. Their most common export to the Imperium is the bud of the red lotus used in many alchemical products. This Ocean World was used as a mustering and recruitment planet for the myriad campaigns of the XII Legion. The World Engine was the name given by the Imperium of Man to a monstrous mobile artificial Tomb World of the Necrons known to those undying xenos as Borsis. The arrival of Imperial rule had removed the last shield protecting Nostramo: ignorance. Located in the Sub-sector Aurelia of the Korianis Sector, Cyrene was once an Imperial Civilised World visited extensively by the Blood Ravens Astartes to recruit new members. Gath Rimmon is a Dead World that was once the home of the ancient Eldar artefact called the Ayex Commoragh, also known as the Heart of Agony. 11:34. Interestingly, Stryken Primus has no Titan Legion of its own, and is instead guarded by several Knight Houses that make up a standing guard of Imperial Knights known as the "Order of Iron.". Then the Primarch Konrad Curze arrived after being kidnapped through the Warp from Terra by the Ruinous Powers of Chaos. A tragedy of epic proportions, there is little good that can come from the continued war on Kokytos. They bravely joined the stand made by the Imperial Fists, Black Templars and Soul Drinkers Chapters, along with the Martian Skitarii Tech Guard against the corruption and enormities of the megalomaniacal High Lord Goge Vandire. Amontep II is an arid, crimson Imperial Forge World similar to Mars that Archmagos Dominus Belisarius Cawl discovered contained deposits of the arcane, anti-psychic material known as blackstone in the wake of the birth of the Great Rift. 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