Angels Encarmine

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Angels Encarmine
Angels Encarmine Shoulder Pad.jpg
Battle Cry Unknown
Founding Second Founding
Successors of Blood Angels
Chapter Master Castellan Zargo
Primarch Sanguinius
Homeworld Unknown
Strength Rarely at full strength
Specialty Unknown, possibly melee combat and full frontal assaults.
Allegiance Imperium
Colours Red

The Angels Encarmine is a second founding successor chapter of the Blood Angels.

One of the most active chapters in the Imperium, the Angel Encarmine are famed for constantly campaigning and always looking for the next fight to throw themselves into it. This relentless attitude and their willingness to fight to protect the Emperor's people has bought them much fame and valor and casts a good light on the sons of Sanguinius.

You see, the Angels Encarmine's Chapter Master or "Castellan," Zargo, has no need for rest and finds no comfort in sleep; constantly seeking opportunities to lead his brothers on campaign. In battle he is said to be relentless and commands his brothers with great zeal and fury. To the ire of some, he has a penchant for getting rather irritated with those around him he deems coy, weak, or too hesitant to charge headlong into battle to slay mankind's foes. Although undoubtedly effective, this relentlessness and utter lust for battle has rubbed off on most of the chapter; and at times their bloodlust is met with awe and suspicion by those the Angel's Encarmine fight along side.

As a result the Angel's ranks are rarely at full strength. They almost never stop to resupply, recruit novitiates or generally catch their breath. During Zargo's leadership it was said by a Blood Angels' archivist that no Space Marine Chapter was as active as the Angels Encarmine, which is fucking insane considering how thin they're stretched already. Still they kick serious ass, despite being outnumbered and outgunned most of the time.

Although it might just be the blood lust in the Angels Encarmine demanding blood, blood, BLOOD, it is whispered there is a darker reason. The flaws of the Red Thirst and the Black Rage manifest themselves differently from chapter to chapter and it could be this active energy is a result of the Encarmine handling it in their own way. Their Death Company is larger than most, evidence to the rumourmongers that the chapter's days are numbered... as the rumors have stated for the last ten thousand years. If ten thousand years of a large Death Company, slow casualty replacement, and constant campaigning hasn't killed them off, they are fine.

Like most Blood Angel successors, they use an obscene amount of red in their armour. Seriously, they need to diversify their colour schemes a bit more. Or perhaps the Chapters of the Blood Angels still view themselves as a Legion? They might not operate as one like the Dark Angels some people, but they do act like it when fighting together.

They are also noteworthy for having their Death Company and Sanguinary Guard wear white instead of black or gold.

Chapters of the Adeptus Astartes
First Founding (M29): Blood Angels - Dark Angels - Imperial Fists - Iron Hands - Raven Guard
Salamanders - Space Wolves - Ultramarines - White Scars
Second Founding (021.M31): Angels Encarmine - Angels of Absolution - Angels of Redemption - Angels of Vengeance
Angels Porphyr - Angels Sanguine - Angels Vermillion - Aurora Chapter - Black Consuls
Black Guard - Black Templars - Blood Drinkers - Brazen Claws - Crimson Fists - Destroyers
Doom Eagles - Eagle Warriors - Excoriators - Fists Exemplar - Flesh Tearers - Genesis Chapter
Inceptors - Iron Snakes - Libators - Lions Sable - Marauders - Mortifactors - Nemesis
Novamarines - Obsidian Glaives - Patriarchs of Ulixis - Praetors of Orpheus - Rampagers
Raptors - Red Talons - Revilers - Silver Eagles - Silver Skulls - Soul Drinkers - Storm Lords
White Consuls - Wolf Brothers
Third to Twelfth Founding
(M32-M35):
Astral Claws - Charnel Guard - Dark Paladins - Executioners - Flesh Eaters - Halo Brethren
Howling Griffons - Iron Knights - Mantis Warriors - Marines Malevolent - Night Swords
Sable Swords (initial) - Scythes of the Emperor - Space Sharks - Sons of Guilliman
Thirteenth Founding (M35): Death Spectres - Exorcists
Fourteenth to Twentieth Founding: Angels of Fire - Celebrants
Twenty-First Founding
(991.M35):
Black Dragons - Blood Gorgons - Fire Hawks
Flame Falcons - Lamenters - Minotaurs - Sons of Antaeus
Twenty-Second to
Twenty-Sixth Founding (M35-M41):
Angels of Vigilance - Celestial Lions - Dark Hunters - Disciples of Caliban - Emperor's Spears
Fire Angels - Imperial Harbingers - Knights of the Raven - Marines Errant - Mentors
Fire Claws/Relictors - Star Phantoms - Steel Cobras - Subjugators - Iron Lords
Ultima Founding
(999.M41):
Angels of Defiance - Blades of Vengeance - Castellans of the Rift - Fulminators
Knights Cerulean - Knights of the Chalice - Knights of Thunder - Necropolis Hawks
Nemesors - Praetors of Ultramar - Rift Stalkers - Silver Drakes - Silver Templars
Sons of the Phoenix - Storm Reapers - Umbral Knights - Unnumbered Sons
Valiant Blades - Void Tridents - Wolfspear
Unknown Founding: Angels Eradicant - Astral Knights - Blood Ravens - Blood Swords - Brothers Penitent
Crimson Castellans - Crimson Consuls - Crimson Scythes - Dark Hands - Death Eagles
Fire Lords - Guardians of the Covenant - Hammers of Dorn - Invaders - Iron Talons
Knights of Blood - Knights Unyielding - Marines Exemplar - Night Watch - Rainbow Warriors
Reclaimers - Red Hunters - Red Scorpions - Sable Swords (refounded) - Solar Hawks
Star Dragons - Storm Giants - Storm Wardens - Valedictors - Viper Legion - Vorpal Swords
Unsanctioned Founding: Consecrators - Sons of Medusa - Steel Confessors
Others: Adeptus Custodes - Astartes Praeses - Deathwatch - Grey Knights