Board/Card Games The Best Warhammer 40k Space Marine Chapters  

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List Rules Loyalist Space Marine Chapters only, no Traitors!

Who of the emperor's children will survive the imperium's voting? Which chapter holds the majesty of the people, whose colours will adorn the throne room of the universe’s God king? Which chapter deserves to be thrown to the depths of space to further prove itself against the Xeno’s?
Here listed are the best Loyalist Space Marine Chapters of the Warhammer 40k universe (traitors not included, but they do have their own list). Vote on the best colours, the most interesting back story or just your childhood (or adult!) favorite. Add any Chapters you feel are missing from the best of list. All text and images from the awesome Warhammer 40k Wiki.

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Blood Angels is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Warhammer 40k Space Marine Chapters
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Blood Angels


The Blood Angels are one of the 20 First Founding Legions of the Space Marines. They are well known for their bloodthirsty nature in battle, and feared for the curse of flawed gene-seed they carry. The Blood Angels are among the longest-lived of the Chapters of the Adeptus Astartes, with some of their Space Marines having served the Emperor of Mankind for over a thousand standard years.

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Deathwatch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Warhammer 40k Space Marine Chapters
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The DeathWatch are a last resort  chapter that serve the ordo xeno an inquisition branch that  focus on aliens mostlly , they are a last resort they can access fire power stronger then  that of the imperial guards with their  own acolytes and thorne  agents ,they are mostlly formed of other chapters space marines even traitor  ones ;they execute missions where they mostly exterminate alien civilizations that threaten mankind .
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Salamanders is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Warhammer 40k Space Marine Chapters
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Salamanders


The Salamanders are one of the Loyalist First Founding Chapters of Space Marines. Their homeworld is the volcanic Death World of Nocturne. The Salamanders as a Chapter are unusually concerned with civilian casualties compared to most other Space Marines and believe that one of their most important duties is to protect the lives of the Emperor of Mankind's innocent subjects whenever and wherever possible.

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Grey Knights is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Warhammer 40k Space Marine Chapters
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Grey Knights


The Grey Knights are a mysterious Loyalist Chapter of Space Marines specifically tasked with combating the dangerous daemonic entities of the Warp and all those who wield the corrupt power of the Chaos Gods. The Grey Knights act as the military arm or Chamber Militant of the Ordo Malleus, the Daemon Hunters who form the oldest branch of the virtually omnipotent Imperial Inquisition.

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