Adeptus Mechanicus collection copy

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Adeptus Mechanicus Gamers’ Collection

Collecting together the rules and Datacards you need in order to field the soldiers of the Machine God in games of Warhammer 40,000, this is a heavily augmented bundle bathed in binharic praise. Included:

Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus (abr)

The Adeptus Mechanicus are the keepers and manufacturers of technology for the Imperium of Mankind. It is a role they guard jealously, using their own standing armies, engines of war and god-machines. It is within their power to unleash the most arcane weaponry in the Imperium, and they do so without mercy. Grim processions of soldiers stride in perfect unison, each one a disturbing fusion of man and machine. Behind them stomp soulless automata, and towering over them are enormous walkers. An Adeptus Mechanicus army marching to war is a sight both terrifying and glorious.

Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus contains a wealth of background and rules – the definitive book for Adeptus Mechanicus collectors. Within the 64-page hardback, you’ll find:


  • Disciples of the Machine God: a detailed history of the Adeptus Mechanicus, from their inception to the 41st Millennium, describing their devotion to the divine trinity – the Omnissiah, the Machine God and the Motive Force;
  • Bastions of the Machine God: a map of their forge worlds, Mechanicus-aligned Knight worlds, Skitarii expeditions and Dark Mechanicum worlds;
  • Background and details of the Questor Mechanicus;


Everything you need to get a Adeptus Mechanicus army primed for games of Warhammer 40,000 is in here:

  • 22 datasheets containing rules for every Adeptus Mechanicus unit;
  • Army abilities reflecting the Adeptus Mechanicus’ methods of war;
  • Armoury of the Machine God: wargear both ranged and close-combat used by the Adeptus Mechanicus;
  • Points values for all miniatures, weapons and wargear for use in Matched Play games;
  • Congregations of War: rules for Battle-forged armies:
  • 6 unique Warlord Traits, 
  • 28 Stratagems, 20 of which are unique to this army  – 7 are used with specific forge worlds, and 1 is specific to the Questor Traitoris, 
  • the Arcana Mechanicum: a selection of rare wargear, some forgeworld-specific; 
  • 6 Warlord Traits for use by any Warlord, with a further 7 specific to the main forge worlds: Mars, Graia, Metalica, Lucius, Agripinaa, Stygies VIII, and Ryza;
  • 6 unique Tactical Objectives.

Datacards: Adeptus Mechanicus

Designed to make it easier to keep track of Tactical Objectives, psychic powers and Stratagems in games of Warhammer 40,000, this set of 67 cards – each featuring artwork on the reverse – is an indispensable tool in the arsenal of any Adeptus Mechanicus gamer. Included:

  • 28 Stratagems from Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus, including 7 which are forge world-specific, and 1 specifically for Questor Mechanicus along with 3 Stratagems – Command Re-roll, Counter-Offensive and Insane Bravery – from the Warhammer 40,000 rules, available to any army;
  • 36 Tactical Objectives, including the 6 Adeptus Mechanicus specific Objectives from Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus.

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