Chaos Hound

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Chaos Hounds (Not to be confused with Flesh Hounds which are Khorne's pet puppies, although they might as well be the same thing) are a type of Chaos Beasts utilized by the forces of Chaos, usually the Lost and the Damned and other Chaos Cults. Brutish and bloodthirsty beasts, the Warhounds of Chaos are tireless hunters built of little more than muscle and fang. These are nightmarish beasts twisted and deformed by the powers of the Warp so that glistening muscle and tissue is visible through their hair and what remains of their skin. However despite their frightening appearance they are agile and strong, capable of catching a man and ripping him to shreds within seconds. They frequently have Ogryn handlers.

Interestingly, Beastmen both from the fantasy and 40k counterparts have a penchant in using these dogs from literal hell. It is unknown why they field them, although a theory includes the familiar kinship that a Beastmen develops with these animals or peerages the beastment are not using chaos hounds, but chaos wolves and the differences is not enough to make them different units. On the field of battle the Beastmen release these feral beasts to intercept the forward elements of the enemy army. Packs of Chaos Warhounds will hunt down and pounce upon enemy skirmishers and scouts, bearing them to the ground and ripping them to pieces in their desperate desire to kill.

Being a form of Chaos Beast, Chaos Hounds are individually unique with each one possessing a mutation or quirk that sets them apart. They form part of the fauna and flora of the Warp and daemon worlds as well. It is unknown whether Chaos Hounds are precursors to Flesh Hounds or whether Khorne drew inspiration from said Chaos Hounds. It is also not known if the Space Wolves ever tried to tame one. But chances are quite likely given their wolf fetish.

Forces of the Lost and the Damned
Command: Apostate Cardinal - Chaos Champion - Renegade Command Squad
Renegade Demagogue - Renegade Enforcer - Rogue Psyker
Human Troops: Cultist - Disciple Squad - Pontifex Guard - Renegade Infantry Platoon
Renegade Marauder Squad - Renegade Support Squad - Negavolt Cultist
Abhumans
& Beasts:
Beastmen Attack Squad (Khorngors - Pestigors - Slaangors - Tzaangors)
Chaos Beast - Chaos Hound - Chaos Spawn - Mutant Rabble
Ogryn Brute (Ogryn Berserker - Plague Ogryn) - Plague Zombie
Vehicles: AT70 Reaver Battle Tank - AT83 Brigand Super Tank - Chimera - Hellhound
Leman Russ Battle Tank - Salamander Command Vehicle - Stalk Tank - Sentinel
STeG 4
Artillery: Basilisk Artillery Gun - Colossus Bombard - Griffon Heavy Mortar Carrier
Hydra Flak Tank - Minotaur Artillery Tank - Medusa Siege Gun
Rapier Armoured Carrier - Wyvern Suppression Tank
Daemon Engines: Blight Drone - Blood Slaughterer - Brass Scorpion - Lord of Skulls - Plague Hulk
Super Heavies: Baneblade - Macharius Heavy Tank - Malcador Heavy Tank - Valdor Tank Hunter
Flyers: Arvus Lighter - Hell Blade - Hell Talon - Valkyrie
Daemonic Forces of Chaos
Gods Greater Daemons Lesser Daemons Daemonic Beasts Daemonic Steeds Cavalry of Chaos Chariots of Chaos
Khorne mark.png Bloodthirster Bloodletter Flesh Hound
Slaughterbrute
Juggernaut Bloodcrushers Blood Throne
Skull Cannon
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Nurgling
Beast of Nurgle
Plague Toads
Molluscoid
Battle Fly
Rot Fly
Plague Drones
Pox Riders
Palanquin of Nurgle
Slaanesh mark.png Keeper of Secrets Daemonette Fiends of Slaanesh Steeds of Slaanesh Seekers of Slaanesh Hellflayer Chariots
Seeker Chariots
934501-tzeentch mark.png Lord of Change Flamers of Tzeentch
Horror
Screamers
Mutalith Vortex Beast
Disc of Tzeentch Burning Chariots
Hornedratsymbol.jpg Verminlord
Chaosundivided.png Daemon Prince Fury Chaos Beast
Chaos Hound