The Death Korps of Krieg developed their particular doctrines of warfare during their planet’s bloody five hundred year civil war. The grim warriors of the Krieg excel at long, grinding wars of attrition. The Death Korps will never break; they will fight on, regardless of their losses. They know no other way.This section contains all of the datasheets that you will need in order to fight battles with your Death Korps of Krieg models. Each datasheet includes the characteristics profiles of the unit it describes, as well as any wargear and abilities it may have. Some rules are common to several Death Korps units – these are described below and referenced on the datasheets.
|► Imperium 2||Index||8||1.3||April 2018|
|Imperial Armour: Forces of the Astra Militarum||Index||8||1.6||April 2019|
|Chapter Approved 2017 Edition||Expansion||8||1.1||April 2018|
|Q:||Can Death Korps of Krieg, Elysian Drop Troops or Renegades and Heretics Detachments use any of the Regiment-specific rules (Doctrines, Orders, Stratagems, Warlord Traits, etc.) in Codex: Astra Militarum?|
No. Instead these units use the bespoke abilities and Orders that are described in Imperial Armour – Index: Forces of the Astra Militarum.
|Q:||Does a Master of Ordnance’s Master of Ballistics ability affect Earthshaker Platforms or Earthshaker Carriages?|
|Q:||The Death Korps of Krieg, Elysian Drop Troops and Renegades and Heretics Army Lists each detail numerous units that can be taken from Index: Imperium 2. Do these units have to be taken from Index: Imperium 2, or can they be taken from Codex: Astra Militarum instead?|
If the unit appears in Codex: Astra Militarum, you must use the datasheet from there.
|Q:||Can Death Korps of Krieg or Elysian Drop Troops be taken as a Detachment of Brood Brothers as part of a Genestealer Cult army? If so, do I replace any keywords or abilities?|
WargearMany of the units you will find on this page reference one or more of the following wargear lists (e.g. Death Korps of Krieg Ranged Weapons). When this is the case, the unit may take any item from the appropriate list below.
DEATH KORPS OF KRIEG RANGED WEAPONS
• Bolt pistol
• Hot-shot laspistol
• Hot-shot lasgun
• Plasma pistol
• Two bolt pistols1
• Two laspistols1
• Two hot-shot laspistols1
1 A model that takes one of these options cannot take an item from the Death Korps of Krieg Melee Weapons list.
DEATH KORPS OF KRIEG SPECIAL WEAPONS
• Grenade launcher
• Plasma gun
DEATH KORPS OF KRIEG HEAVY WEAPONS
• Heavy bolter
• Heavy flamer
• Twin heavy stubber
• Missile launcher
DEATH KORPS OF KRIEG MELEE WEAPONS
• Power axe
• Power maul
• Power sword
• Power fist
Even the bravest heart may quail when the horrors of battle take their toll.In the Morale phase, starting with the player whose turn it is, players must take Morale tests for units from their army that have had models slain during the turn.
The INFANTRY keyword is used in following Death Korps of Krieg datasheets:
The CAVALRY keyword is used in following Death Korps of Krieg datasheets:
Pistols are carried one-handed and can even be used in a melee to shoot at point-blank range. Many warriors carry one as a sidearm, alongside their primary weapon.A model can fire a Pistol even if there are enemy units within 1" of its own unit, but it must target the closest enemy unit. In such circumstances, the model can shoot its Pistol even if other friendly units are within 1" of the same enemy unit.
The DEATH KORPS OF KRIEG COMMAND SQUAD keyword is used in following Death Korps of Krieg datasheets:
The DEATH KORPS DEATH RIDER COMMAND SQUADRON keyword is used in following Death Korps of Krieg datasheets:
The DEATH KORPS OF KRIEG and OFFICER keywords are used in following Death Korps of Krieg datasheets:
Grenades are handheld explosive devices that a warrior throws at the enemy while their squad mates provide covering fire.Each time a unit shoots, a single model in the unit that is equipped with Grenades may throw one instead of firing any other weapon.
Heavy weapons are the biggest and deadliest guns on the battlefield, but require reloading, careful set-up or bracing to fire at full effect.If a model with a Heavy weapon moved in its preceding Movement phase, you must subtract 1 from any hit rolls made when firing that weapon this turn.
Rapid Fire weapons are versatile weapons capable of aimed single shots at long range or controlled bursts of fire at close quarters.A model firing a Rapid Fire weapon doubles the number of attacks it makes if its target is within half the weapon’s maximum range.
Assault weapons fire so rapidly or indiscriminately that they can be shot from the hip as warriors dash forwards into combat.A model with an Assault weapon can fire it even if it Advanced earlier that turn. If it does so, you must subtract 1 from any hit rolls made when firing that weapon this turn.
The profiles using BUILDING keyword can be found in following Factions:Unaligned: Unaligned.
The BUILDING keyword is used in following datasheets:
The profiles using TITANIC keyword can be found in following Factions:Chaos: Chaos Daemons, Chaos Knights, Chaos Space Marines, Heretic Titan Legions, Renegades and Heretics, World Eaters.
The TITANIC keyword is used in following datasheets:
The DEATH KORPS OF KRIEG and INFANTRY keywords are used in following Death Korps of Krieg datasheets: