Storm Lords

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Storm Lords
Storm Lords Marine.jpg
Battle Cry Unknown
Number Unknown
Founding Second Founding
Successors of White Scars
Successor Chapters Unknown
Chapter Master Unknown
Primarch Jaghatai Khan
Homeworld Unknown
Strength 1000 Marines
Specialty Fast attack
Allegiance Imperium
Colours Red and white halved; helmet in company colour; black aquila and backpack.

A Second Founding Chapter from White Scars Geneseed. Known for their involvement in the defence of Armageddon. Also notable for their having a half and half scheme and FOUR colours in their palette, which means that absolutely fucking no-one has ever actually painted these bad boys up for use in battle. Anyone who shades red, white, black and yellow all in one mini all within a tiny margin of each other on the same piece of plastic is fucking insane or a genuine da Vinci of miniature painting.

Not to be confused with the lords of the Stormlands in A Song of Ice and Fire (who are occasionally called the Stormlords).

It's likely that they were founded from the Brotherhood of the Storm, who rose to prominence during the Horus Heresy. Seeing as Shiban Khan is one of the Scars' main Heresy characters, it's possible that we'll see a bit of a boost for the Storm Lords if this is ever confirmed.

Chapter Organization[edit]

Even though almost nothing exists about the Storm Lords chapter organization, what little does exist has been retconned. Old sources say that they're the epitome of a codex chapter and that they color their helmet in the company color- making the chapter's color scheme even more of a mess. I mean, there are Storm Lords with fucking green, purple, orange and blue helmets out there somewhere.

Sometime between the battle for Ichtar IV and the third war for Armageddon, Games Workshop writers completely forgot Imperial Scholars discovered that the Storm Lords are now separated into Brotherhoods like the White Scars- with no further justification for the gaudy yellow and possibly multicolored helmets. Maybe they change helmet colors based on their mood or to match holidays?

Of course, as a non-compliant chapter, that could mean that there are even more of these yellow helmeted mutherfuckers in the galaxy.

Relations with other chapters[edit]

They have a sibling rivalry with the White Scars, and are always trying to prove themselves to their first founding brethren (who are WAY more popular). They're failing, of course, since older siblings are never impressed with younger ones. The White Scars continue to be considered super badass, and the Storm Lords continue to be "those marines in the ridiculous jester outfits."

But, hey, on a snowy day, they show up WAY better than the White Scars ever will.

Also to note this is where chaos lord Zhufor came from.

They're in good standing with the Imperium and as a good minor successor chapter, they often lend aid to the wars that other Space Marines are fighting, without ever stealing the spotlight with a war of their own.

Chapters of the Adeptus Astartes
First Founding
Blood Angels - Dark Angels - Imperial Fists
Iron Hands - Raven Guard - Salamanders
Space Wolves - Ultramarines - White Scars
Second Founding
Angels of Absolution - Angels Encarmine - Angels Porphyr
Angels of Redemption - Angels Sanguine - Angels of Vengeance
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 - Purple Stars - Praetors of Orpheus
Rampagers - Raptors - Red Talons
Revilers - Silver Eagles - Silver Skulls
Soul Drinkers - Storm Lords - White Consuls
Wolf Brothers
Third to
Twelfth Founding
Astral Claws - Angels Revenant - 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
Death Spectres - Exorcists
Fourteenth to
Twentieth Founding:
Angels of Fire - Avenging Sons - Celebrants
Twenty-First Founding
Black Dragons - Blood Gorgons - Fire Hawks
Flame Falcons - Lamenters - Minotaurs
Sons of Antaeus - Tiger Claws
Twenty-Second to
Twenty-Sixth Founding
Angels of Vigilance - Celestial Lions - Dark Hunters
Disciples of Caliban - Emperor's Spears - Fire Angels
Imperial Harbingers - Iron Lords - Knights of the Raven
Marines Errant - Mentors - Fire Claws/Relictors
Star Phantoms - Subjugators
Ultima Founding
Angels of Defiance - Black Vipers - 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: Absolvers - Accipiters - Adulators
Angel Guard - Angels Eradicant - Angels of Retribution
Astral Knights - Blood Ravens - Blood Swords
Brazen Drakes - Brothers Penitent - Crimson Castellans
Crimson Consuls - Crimson Scythes - Dark Hands
Dark Sons - Death Eagles - Emperor's Shadows
Fire Lords - Guardians of the Covenant - Graven Spectres
Hammers of Dorn - Harbingers - Hawk Lords
Invaders - Iron Crusaders - Iron Talons
Jade Dragons - Knights of Blood - Knights Unyielding
Marines Exemplar - The Nameless - Night Watch
Rainbow Warriors - Reclaimers - Red Hunters
Red Scorpions - Red Seraphs - Red Templars
Retributors - Sable Swords (refounded) - Shadow Wolves
Solar Hawks - Sons of Orar - Star Dragons
Stormwatchers - Storm Giants - Storm Wardens
Valedictors - Viper Legion - Vorpal Swords
White Templars - Storm Wings
Unsanctioned Founding: Consecrators (founding unknown, but likely after 2nd Founding)
Sons of Medusa (separated from parent Chapters, ratified by edict)
Steel Confessors (de facto 22nd Founding, de jure ratified by edict)
Others: Astartes Praeses - Deathwatch - Grey Knights