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New Warhammer 40k Imperial Guard Units Teased

June 6, 2022

By: Tyler Chancey

 
 

In the grim darkness of the far future of Warhammer 40k, there is only war. This is the paraphrased tagline of the entire franchise. It is why the various armies like the Chaos Knights or the Tyranids are always fighting somewhere with giant war machines or bio-engineered death machines. War is so ubiquitous there's an entire focus on one part of the world's history that shaped it forever: The Horus Heresy. Now, Games Workshop has previewed new changes coming to the Warhammer 40k Imperial Guard army, the group of regular humans fighting against chaos gods and orks.

What New Units Are Coming to Warhammer 40k Imperial Guard?

The new Warhammer 40k Imperial Guard details were discussed in an official Warhammer-Community post. Games Workshop showed off a new named unit for this army of loyal Imperium soldiers: Ursula Creed, Lord Castellan of Cadia. The post goes into detail about how while Ursula Creed does share the name of another named officer, she didn't earn her title through nepotism. Although no details were given about the stats or abilities she would bring to the battlefield, her miniature does show her wearing the greatcoat usually worn by her father. The same one he was wearing when Cadia fell...

 

Accompanying Ursula Creed are her renowned Kasrkin units. These are elite soldiers kitted with the finest carapace armor and have more tactical skills than a regular Imperial Guardsman.

A green sentinel model from Warhammer 40k Imperial Guard army
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What Older Unit Is Being Re-Imagined For Warhammer 40k Imperial Guard?

Later in the post, Games Workshop then unveiled a new take on a classic kit: the Sentinel. These are robotic walkers that are both agile and versatile thanks to different weapon loadouts. Now, players will have the option to assemble either an Armored Sentinel, one focused more on defense or a more lightweight Scout Sentinel.

 
 

As for any more direct information about the newest codex for the Warhammer 40k Imperial Guard, no further details were given.