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Judicators

Founding: 3nd
Progenitor: Dark Angels
Homeworld: Unknown
Allegiance: Loyalist
 
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Origins

 
Imperial records do not verify that the Judicators exist, in fact there are no records at all of their founding.  Even Dark Angels records lack any information on the Judicators except for their appearances on the battlefield.  Yet all of this is a complicated, successful effort by the Dark Angels to conceal the existence of their successor chapter.  During the Forgotten Wars, the Dark Angels lost one of their successor chapters, the Lions Sable.  Afterward, they purposely destroyed all records of the Lions Sable existing in order to cover up the war.  This later gave rise to the idea of the Dark Angels being able to create a successor chapter that officially does not exist, allowing it to pursue the Unforgiven's agenda "under the radar."  Thus, when the Judicators were founded, they were sent on a mission deep into enemy space, and deliberately cut all contact and were presumed lost.  The Dark Angels quickly eliminated all records of the Judicators and they were eventually forgotten by the Imperium.  The only records of the Judicators existing are those possessed by the chapter and in the secret records of The Rock.  Therefore, according to Imperial records, the Judicators do not exist.  Yet the Judicators had secretly remained in contact with the Dark Angels to coordinate the "loss" of their chapter.  This has allowed the Judicators to operate outside of Imperial authority and conceal their hunt for the Fallen.  They cooperate with the other Unforgiven chapters, particularly their progenitors, to protect their secret and hunt the Fallen at any cost, even if that means silencing Imperials who ask too many questions.
 
Geneseed

 
The Judicators are a successor chapter of the Dark Angels and a member of The Unforgiven.  
 
Culture

 
The Judicators are known as a highly monastic chapter which emphasizes their knightly heritage.  The battle-brothers modify their weapons and armor to resemble those used by the knightly orders of Caliban and the Legion before the Horus Heresy.  Even the chapter colors reflect those of the Calibanite marines of the Legion at the time of the destruction of Caliban.  Helmets are made to resemble knightly helms, brothers wear robes and knightly totems, and every battle-brother carries a sword into battle.  In this way, every brother is prepared for the honor of close-combat and is living image of their heritage.
 
Favored weapons: Power swords, power mauls, power halberds, power morningstars, plasma weaponry 
 
Organization

 
Like all Unforgiven, the Judicators adhere to the chapter structure of the Dark Angels, including their own versions of Deathwing and Ravenwing.  However, the Judicators maintain 12 companies with non-standard numbers of marines rather than 10 codex-compliant companies.  The larger number of marines allows the chapter maintain full codex strength.  Their first company, The Lions, which is their Deathwing, has 150 marines, but 50 of them are reserves often attached to other companies.  The Talons, their Ravenwing second company, is larger than the average company as it operates all fast attack vehicles of the chapter, requiring more manpower.  All other companies, except for the scout company, maintain roughly 120 marines and are battle companies.  The 2 extra squads usually include attached veterans or recon squads.  The Judicators believe that all companies should partake in war so that all brothers are equally prepared for combat.  Chief among all their warriors are the Hexagrammaton Companions, modelled after the Deathwing Companions of the I Legion, who are full members of the Inner Circle.  These veterans are members of the first company and may be attached to other battle companies in specific circumstances, usually to hunt The Fallen.  They stride forth amongst the chapter's Terminators and senior officers, clad in artificer plate, armed with relic power swords and master-crafted pistols to strike down the mightiest of foes.
 
Variation of DA chapter structure:

  • Companies are commanded by Captains
  • Master is an honorary title often applied to great warriors or the best trainers
  • Grand Masters are still leaders of the divisions of the chapter and members of Inner Circle
  • Chapter Master holds titles of Commander and Supreme Grand Master
  • As a symbol of honor, all Terminators & Hexagrammaton Companions paint their left shoulder black instead of bleached bone, in honor of their founding Legion and Primarch.  Senior Officers are also granted this privilege.

Fleet

 
Chapter Barque/Fortress Monastary - Hope and Despair - named for two of The Lion's swords
Battle Barges - Lion's Blade, Aegis of Truth
Strike Cruisers - Samothrace, Vigilance, Rapier, Heart of Iron, Flamberge, Retribution
 
Color Scheme

 
Standard Color Scheme
Judicator Color Scheme

 
Colors: DA Green, Bleached Bone, Shining Gold, Charadon Granite, Red Gore
 
Talons Color Scheme

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Lions Terminator Color Scheme

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Inner Circle Hexagrammaton Companions
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Marine Images

 
Judicators Talons (Ravenwing) marine 2
Album: Judicators
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Edited by The Lord Marshal, 01 February 2021 - 01:07 AM.

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Plenty of fun modelling options with that idea.
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WIP - Salamanders and other randomsIt's not more guns or tactics this army needs, it's Thunder Hammers, and lots of them!

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more added!


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How does your Chapter justify having a Chapter with a strength well above the standard 1000 Marines?

 

Space Wolves get away with it because of their history and standing in the Imperium. Black Templars get away with it because they are so spread out the Inquisition will struggle to catalogue them. Your Chapter (as with all DIY Chapters) is a relative nobody. The Inquisition would be all over you like a bad rash with this huge deviancy from the Codex, Dark Angels and their successors are under more scrutiny than other Chapters because the High Lords think the DA are "Legion building," so going under the radar isn't an excuse.

 

Not trying to be a buzz-kill, just a pet peeve with DIY Chapters that state their Chapter is above Codex in size without a simply brilliant (but believable) reason for it.


Praetorians, DIY Chapter - http://www.bolterand...orians-chapter/ (Finished)

Warp Stalkers, DIY Renegades - http://www.bolterand...negade-chapter/ (C&C Welcome).

Sons of Andraste, DIY Chapter - http://www.bolterand...draste-chapter/ (C&C Welcome).

 


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actually you just reminded me that i forgot a crucial point that i thought out before hand... thanks

EDIT - Fixed that. now the chapter idea is more complete. sorry about that

 

Added unique color scheme for the Talons aka Ravenwing


Edited by The Lord Marshal, 07 January 2014 - 11:50 PM.

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