Tankred

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Tankred endures!

Tankred is a SPESS MEHREEN from the 40K Comic Damnation Crusade who, due to horrific injuries, must spend all his time in the metal shell of a Dreadnought. He is a member of the Black Templars. Originally a feral tribesmen named Raclaw, he took up the last name of his first mentor, Brunner Gerhart, after the latter got killed by Eldar. After being mortally wounded while slaughtering a mob of Chaos Space Marines, his second mentor, Tove Skeld, had him placed in a Dreadnought in account of his martial skill and zeal. His endurance is legendary. He has been seen together with Fenix and has a rivalry with Grandfather Dreadnought. Fun fact: Tankred probably comes from the Germanic name "Tancred," which means "well thought-out advice," and was, appropriately enough for a Black Templar, the name of a Norman leader during the First Crusade, Tancred, Prince of Galilee. Tankred is (subtly) mentioned in Imperial Armour 2's recent revision as Ancient Tahncred.

Donovan, a Chaos Dreadnought working for the Iron Warriors, has repeatedly claimed to be the superior Dreadnought, but in every confrontation between the two thus far, Tankred has won by default.

Fan Fics where Tankred PWNS[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Famous loyalist members of the Adeptus Astartes
Black Templars: Grimaldus - Helbrecht - Sigismund - Tankred
Blood Angels: Acrion - Astorath - Corbulo - Dante - Donatos Aphael
Erasmus Tycho - Karlaen - Lemartes - Mephiston - Meros
Moriar - Rafen - Sanguinor - Thalastian Jorus
Blood Ravens: Apollo Diomedes - Avitus - Azariah Kyras - Brother-Sergeant Matiel
Cyrus - Davian Thule - Force Commander Aramus - Gabriel Angelos
Indrick Boreale - Isador Akios - Jonah Orion - Martellus - Tarkus - Thaddeus
Crimson Fists: Alessio Cortez - Pedro Kantor - Alexis Polux
Dark Angels: Asmodai - Azrael - Belial - Ezekiel - Luther - Naaman - Sammael - Zahariel
Flesh Tearers: Gabriel Seth - Nassir Amit
Grey Knights: Anval Thawn - Arvann Stern - Castellan Crowe
Hyperion - Kaldor Draigo - Vorth Mordrak
Imperial Fists: Darnath Lysander - Slaughter Koorland - Maximus Thane - Vorn Hagen
Iron Hands: Kardan Stronos
Minotaurs: Asterion Moloc
Raptors: Lias Issodon
Raven Guard: Kayvaan Shrike
Red Scorpions: Carab Culln
Salamanders: Tu'Shan - Vulkan He'stan - Xavier
Space Sharks: Tyberos the Red Wake
Space Wolves: Arjac Rockfist - Bjorn - Bran Redmaw - Canis Wolfborn
Krom Dragongaze - Logan Grimnar - Lukas the Trickster
Njal Stormcaller - Ragnar Blackmane - Ulrik
Ultramarines: Antaro Chronus - Captain Titus - Cato Sicarius - Illiyan Nastase
Marneus Calgar - Ortan Cassius - Severus Agemman
Torias Telion - Uriel Ventris - Varro Tigurius
White Scars: Kor'sarro Khan