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Daemon Hunter, a supplement for Dark Heresy, is now on sale
Dark Heresy | Published 17 June 2011

“You must face the truth squarely and without flinching from duty. Our enemies are mortal no longer. Any glimpse of humanity they may show is merely a deception. Dedicate this weapon, given into your hand at the behest of the Emperor, to their destruction. Regard its function as your only duty: you live only to purge the Daemon. Take up your rod and staff, your armour and psycannon, and go forth.”
     –Lectures to the Ordo, Inquisitor Galbus Heer

Daemon Hunter, a supplement for Dark Heresy, is now on sale at your local retailer and on our webstore! The Inquisitors of the Ordo Malleus and the Space Marines of the Grey Knights are the chosen warriors of the God-Emperor, tasked with keeping humanity from falling into darkness. They hunt tirelessly to rid the Imperium of their collective prey: Daemons.

Daemon Hunter is a powerful resource for any Dark Heresy campaigns featuring the servants of the holy Ordo Malleus of the Inquisition. With information and background on the Ordo Malleus in the Calixis Sector, the Daemon hunter’s trade, and the Malleus armoury, Daemon Hunter is the perfect companion for players and GMs alike who wish to craft exciting campaigns for Dark Heresy.

Learn the ropes of daemon hunting with an extensive look at the origins and status of the Ordo Malleus. Then, take up arms as an acolyte in service to the Ordo Malleus by becoming a Banisher, taking the fight to the daemons. Also, learn the tools of the trade by studying the Malleus Armoury, which presents new tools for every tier of character.

Finally, Daemon Hunter includes everything players and GMs need to include Grey Knights into their Dark Heresy campaigns!

The Mighty Grey Knights

Dark Heresy's developer took a moment to share his insights on the design process of Daemon Hunter:

Salutations Acolytes,

Throughout the development and testing process of Daemon Hunter, the Dark Heresy Development Team was embarrassingly giddy over the stories that the talented pool of writers created for the Ordo Malleus in the Calixis Sector. From the Scholariate at Arms (a new faction within the Ordo Malleus) to the Grey Knights, every page has as much information as we could fit onto it. New Acolyte alternate career ranks, cell directives, and equipment fill this hefty tome.

Of course you can’t have Daemon Hunters without daemons! The Daemonic Incursion chapter (written by Charles May and Ross Watson) gives GMs the tools to generate daemons with a variety of power levels and horrible tricks. Lesser Daemons, Heralds, and Greater Daemons are all as easy to create as an Acolyte, with a wide range of theme and combat strategy. Whether the GM needs a Bloodletter forged from blood and brass to challenge a group of Acolytes or a Keeper of Secrets to fight a squad of Grey Knights, the GM will never run out of daemons.

Oh... did we mention Grey Knights? The Warhammer 40,000 Roleplay community has had a lot of fun taking up the mantle of a Deathwatch Space Marine, and now they get the chance to take on the role of a Grey Knight. Daemon Hunter presents rules compatible with Dark Heresy for both PC and NPC Grey Knights. There are also additional rules and advice for including Grey Knights in a campaign using the Deathwatch Rulebook instead.

Read our recent previews of Daemon Hunter, then head to your local retailer to grab your copy today!

Dark Heresy is a roleplaying game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, a setting in the grim darkness of the far future. Players take on the roles of Acolytes serving the Inquisition, rooting out heresy and corruption from within the galaxy-spanning Imperium of Man.

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Published: 6/24/2011 3:40:45 AM

 Hi Guys, just got my hands on this and it's another great product, keep up the excellent work on this line.

My only question is will the character sheets (Grey Knight & Daemon) be made available in PDF any time soon?

Published: 6/23/2011 2:32:19 AM

comment on nr1 comment)  you hunt enemy birds?

i don`t know what the normal dilivery time is for ffg in holland but the store i go too has too wait like somewhere between 4 too 6 months

Night Lord
Published: 6/22/2011 11:38:33 PM

Hey FFG Admis,
On pg. 135 of this book, you never put the requirements for the Banner or the Personal Teleporter. 

1: Why not?

2: What are they?

Zamnil Blackaxe
Published: 6/19/2011 4:01:13 AM

when will this reach Australia?

Published: 6/18/2011 3:57:44 PM

Can't wait to see how Deathwatch Librarians, Chaos Sorcerers, and the Grey Knights stack up to each other!

Published: 6/18/2011 9:09:47 AM

my local games storte (Games Room, elm hill ,Norwich) has it as being delivered in his tuesday order copy already put aside and deposit down

Published: 6/18/2011 3:45:06 AM

According to my local store, Daemon Hunter will be released in the UK this Tuesday/Wednesday.

Published: 6/18/2011 3:00:53 AM

It sounds like it has reached the US, but its not on the shelves in the UK as yet...  when does it reach Europe?


Night Lord
Published: 6/18/2011 12:33:55 AM

...wrong place to put that, huh?

Brother-Purifier Dante of the Grey Knights, ready and waiting.

Published: 6/17/2011 2:47:00 PM

Wow, what an honour to write the first comment: Draxx Gecko, Sin Eater, Imperator Mortis and most devotive servant of the Emperor is looking forward to the new powers granted by the great FFG to hunt down the fowle enemies.

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