Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: The Astra Militarum invade! Plus Necromunda and new Black Library!

After a limited boxed set released late last year, the updated Astra Militarum is finally arriving for Warhammer 40K with a proper release. Games Workshop has revealed next week’s preview and the battlefield will soon be flooded with brand-new Imperial Guard units!

The Codex: Astra Militarum gets the usual two releases with a regular and limited edition. It has everything you need to field your force.

 Codex: Astra Militarum

Lord Solar Leontus is here to lead your forces. He’s a brilliant strategist, the supreme commander of the Astra Militarum on Segmentum Solar.

Lord Solar Leontus

Lord Castellan Ursula Creed is her father’s daughter. She holds the soldiers of Cadia together issuing multiple orders every turn.

Lord Castellan Ursula Creed

Cadian Shock Troops are dependable soldiers and the kit is packed with special weapons and lasguns to help you hold the line.

Cadian Shock Troops

The Cadian Command Squad direct the efforts with a Platoon Commander, medic, standard bearer, and vox-caster.

 Cadian Command Squad

The Heavy Weapons Squad packs a punch allowing you to field mortars, missile launchers, heavy bolters, autocannons, and lascannons.

Heavy Weapons Squad

The Rogal Dorn Battle Tank is brand new to the force and packs firepower. There are many choices to make as to how you’re going to arm the tank.

Rogal Dorn Battle Tank

Another new unit, Field Ordnance Battery help support the troops with three weapon options. You can choose the malleus rocket launcher, heavy lascannon, or bombast field gun.

Field Ordnance Battery

The classic Sentinel gets an update with numerous weapon choices and you can make it an Armoured Sentinel or a Scout Sentinel.


The repackaged Baneblade delivers eight different super-heavy tanks. Pick your favorite from the Baneblade, Banehammer, Banesword, Doomhammer, Hellhammer, Shadowsword, Stormlord, or Stormsword.


The Leman Russ Battle Tank is also repackaged allowing turret options for the Leman Russ Battle Tank, Demolisher, Executioner, Vanquisher, Eradicator, Punisher, and Exterminator variants.

Leman Russ Battle Tank

The Primaris Psyker wields the warp to defeat the enemy. This miniature used to only be available in Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress and will now be released on its own for the first time.

Primaris Psyker

The Datacards: Astra Militarum allows you to keep track of Stratagems, psychic powers, and your expanded list of Regimental Orders – Commissars get their own now! 63 reference cards in total.

Datacards: Astra Militarum

Show your support as you roll the dice with the Astra Militarum Dice Set. It features 15 dice with the winged skull of the Astra Militarum on the six face.

 Astra Militarum Dice Set

There’ll also be a bundle with all of these releases and you also get this print. The Astra Militarum Art Print Bundle special print is signed by artist Lewis Jones.

Astra Militarum Art Print Bundle

For Necromunda, the Mercator Pallidus Corpse Harvesting Party are representatives of the Mercator Pallidus, the Corpse Guild, and as hangers-on they’re entirely happy to join your gangs for a quick supply run. It features six resin miniatures that can ally with any faction with ties to the Corpse Guild. They can also strike out on their own to form an Outcasts Delegation Gang.

Mercator Pallidus Corpse Harvesting Party

Rex Spires and Estus Jet are two Hired Funs that’ll lend their skills to any gang who can afford them. The pack contains two resin miniatures.

Rex Spires and Estus Jet

Ajex Gorgoth, Lord of the Fist can be hired by Goliath gangs bringing his massive strength to the gang.

Ajex Gorgoth, Lord of the Fist

From Black Library is the Armageddon (Special Edition). Aaron Dembski-Bowden‘s anthology collects the novels Helsreach and Blood and Fire with an introduction by the author. Limited to 2,500 copies, it’s bound in a black faux-level cover with gold foil details, a ribbon page marker, and gilt page edges.

Aaron Dembski-Bowden’s Cadian Blood gets a German edition while Nick Kyme‘s Volpone Glory gets a French edition.

Warhammer 40,000: Imperium Magazine is now coming to Japan featuring all the same gifts and guides as previous releases.

Warhammer 40,000: Imperium Magazine

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