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This is a list of many important or pivotal fictional figures in the history of the Warhammer Fantasy universe.

These characters have appeared in the games set in the Warhammer world, the text accompanying various games and games material, novels by GW and later Black Library and other publications based on the Warhammer setting by other publishers.

Some have been produced as modelsm, others have appeared only in text.

High Elf

(P represents playable character on the tabletop in Warhammer)

  • Aenarion - First Phoenix King of the High Elves, whose skills were unrivalled amongst other mortals or immortals. He was granted incredible powers by his gods to combat the first great incursion of Chaos.[1]
  • Alariellem, - (P)Everqueen of Avelorn and spiritual leader of the High Elves.[1]
  • Alith Anarm, - (P)Known as the Shadow King of Nagarthye. Alith Anar is the ruler of the Shadow Warriors.[1]
  • Eltharionm, - A Swordmaster and the only mortal to have ever wounded The Witch King.[1]
  • Asarnilm, - Exiled Dragonlord and Dog of War, who rides the great Dragon Deathfang.[2]
  • Finubar - current Phoenix King of the High Elves.[1]
  • Imrikm, - Prince of the High Elves and Dragon-tamer
  • Selafyn of the Annuliim, - Limited edition figure, A Warden of the Annulii and part of the Storm of Chaos event.[3]
  • Teclism, - Most powerful mage in this age of the world - his abilities are on a par with those of Nagash the Black at his height and may even match the later generations of the Slann. Founder of the Colleges of Magic in Altdorf. Brother of Tyrion[1]
  • Tyrionm, - Defender of Ulthuan, brother of Teclis and second only to Archaon the Everchosen when it comes to strength at arms.[1]
  • Caradryanm, - Marked by Asuryan as the Captain of the Phoenix Guard.
  • Korhilm, - The White Lions claim that he is the mightiest Elf in all of Ulthuan, and certainly his strength and stature is legendary. Yet Korhil is no lumbering giant, for he wields his long axe Chayal with dexterity and grace.

Dark Elf

  • Malekithm, - King of the Dark Elves, son of Aenarion. Also known as the Witch King.
  • Malus Darkbladem, - A Dark Elf Noble, possessed by the daemon Tz'arkan.
  • Morathim, - The first Hag Queen and sorceress of Naggaroth. Wife of Aenarion, Mother of Malekith.
  • Shadowbladem, - A highly skilled Dark Elf Assassin, favoured by Morathi.
  • Hellebronm, - religious leader of the Dark Elves.
  • Lokhir Fellheartm, - an infamous captain of one of the Black Arks.
  • Kouran - captain of the Black Guard, the personal bodyguards of Malekith.
  • Tullaris - the captain of the Executioners, the sacred warriors of Khaine.
  • Hubris Rakarthm, - Called the 'Beastmaster'

Wood Elf

  • Arielm, - Queen of Athel Loren. Is one of the most powerful wizards in all Warhammer World. Ariel is a demi-goddess and the avatar of Isha.
  • Drycham, - A forest spirit that blames the Asrai for all of Athel Loren's woes.
  • Naestra & Arahanm, - The mysterious Sister-twins of Athel Loren, who can command the forest.
  • Orionm, - King of Athel Loren is a demi-god and avatar of Kurnuos. Is the Terror of many Bretonnian's towns because of his "Wild Hunt".
  • Scarloc - An Asrai champion who, with the aid of his men, killed Morghur with "one hundred arrows". He is considered the greatest archer alive.
  • Durthum - One of the oldest treemen in Athel Loren.

Note: Both Ariel and Orion appear to be drawn from the fairy monarchs Oberon and Titania of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.


  • Aekold Helbrassm, - Once a knight of the Templar Order of the Jade Griffon, he pledged his eternal loyalty to Tzeentch.
  • Arbaal the Undefeatedm - Chosen champion of Khorne, he rides upon Khorne's personal hound and wields the Destroyer of Khorne, a powerful axe.
  • Archaonm, - The Everchosen, Lord of the End Times. Archaon led the latest invasion of the Empire in the worldwide campaign Storm of Chaos. He dueled Valten, champion of Sigmar and Luthor Huss, in battle during the Battle of Middenheim - but was then defeated by the Black Orc warlord Grimgor Ironhide and forced to quit the battlefield.
  • Azazel, Prince of Damnation m - Gerreon is the twin brother to one of Sigmar's dearest friends. Upon this twin's death in battle, Gerreon grew to hate Sigmar, eventually betraying Sigmar, nearly killing him; Sigmar's first love Ravenna, who was also Gerreon's older sister, died by Gerreon's blade.
  • Be'lakorm - The Harbinger, He Who Heralds the Conquerors, The shadow master of Mordheim. The first Daemon Prince of Chaos, cursed by the god Tzeentch to crown the Everchosen.
  • Crom the Conquerorm - A powerful warlord, Vardek Crom is allied with Archaon. During the Storm of Chaos, Crom led his army to attack the Empire from the east while Archaon attacked from the north. Vardek Crom also defeated WAAAGH! Grimgor in the beginning of the campaign. He is believed to have been slain by the undead forces of Mannfred von Carstein whilst trying to lead his army through Sylvania to attack the Empire from the south.
  • Dechala the Denied Onem- Once a beautiful High Elf princess, Dechala's family gave her to a Daemon Prince of Slaanesh during Aenarion's time as a sacrifice to save themselves. Driven mad by betrayed hate, Dechala sold her soul to Slaanesh for the chance to exact revenge on her family. Slaanesh accepted, and with his aid, Dechala exacted a terrible and bloody vengeance on her kinsmen. Now she is a monstrous daemonic creature, with a beautiful humanoid upper body and the repulsive lower body of a gigantic snake.
  • Egrimm von Horstmannm, - Von Horstmann was a wizard of the Light College who had pledged his soul to the Chaos god Tzeentch in return for increased magical power. He rose quickly through the ranks, and corrupted many of his brethren before being found out by the Light wizard Vespasian Kant. Facing the wrath of both the College of Light and the Church of Sigmar, he fled to the Chaos Wastes on the back of the Twin-Headed Chaos Dragon Baudros. He dwells there still, leading The Cabal, the most powerful cult of Tzeentch in the World.
  • Feytor the Tainted - One of Archaon's four lieutenants. A Chaos Lord devoted to the Plague Lord Nurgle.
  • Festus- Once the best doctor in the Imperial province of Nordland, Festus fell from grace after he sold his soul to Nurgle in exchange for knowing the cure to a disease he couldn't stop. He was left a deranged maniac, seeking only to experiment with the effect of disease on humanity.
  • Galrauchm, - First of the Chaos Dragons, and Father of all that monstrous breeds. Originally a mighty and noble Star Dragon who aided the High Elves in their war against Chaos, he mutated into a Chaos dragon after he slew a greater daemon of Tzeentch, which possessed him afterwards. His noble spirit still battles for control of his body and from time to time resurfaces: it is rumoured one day Galrauch will overcome the evil within him.
  • Gorthor m - A Beastlord that is unafraid of killing Shamans. He has a cloak made out of the flayed hides of shamans he has slain. With his vision and skills of persuasion, Gorthor raised an immense warherd and laid waste to two whole Imperial provinces before he was finally killed.
  • Ghorros Warhoof m- A powerful Centigor who has fought in thousands of battles and sired countless offspring, Ghorros is treated with respect and familial loyalty by all Beastmen. On his brow, he wears the skull of Arsil the Prince of Unicorns, a Wood Elf lord whom Ghorros murdered many years ago.
  • Haargroth the Blooded One - Haargroth was a peasant boy who proved his mettle in combat, and became a Chaos Lord devoted to the Blood God Khorne and one of Archaon's four lieutenants. He was slain by Ar-Ulric Valgeir during the Battle of Middenheim.
  • Harald Hammerstorm - "Harry the Hammer" is a legendary chaos warrior, roaming the Chaos Wastelands searching for more of the undead to slay. He has an eternal grudge against any of the undead. This character was on the cover of Warhammer 1st Edition.
  • Khazrak the One-Eye m - Said to be the most dangerous of all the beastlords in the Drakwald Forest.
  • Kholek Suneater-One of the oldest, largest and most powerful Dragon Ogre Shaggoths in existence.
  • Malagor the Dark Omenm Bourne aloft on feathered pinions, Malagor is viewed by mankind as an embodiment of the destruction of all civilisation, while to the Beastmen, he is the embodiment of Mankind's destruction. His mere presence inspires awe in his followers, and utter terror in his enemies.
  • Morghur, Master of Skulls m - Spreads Chaos wherever he goes. His presence can cause those nearby to mutate horrendeously.
  • Sigvald m - An incest spawned bastard, Sigvald murdered his father for trying to exile him after his excesses became too much to put up with. Sigvald, however, soon found a patron who not only approved of his cruel and debauched excesses, but openly rewarded him for them: Slaanesh.
  • Throgg- Also known as the 'Troll King', Throgg is an oddity in that he is much smarter than his trollish kin. With his superior intellect and great strength, he has made it his mission to overthrow the race of Men, and bring about a nightmare age of ice and darkness where he and his monstrous brethren will rule the world.
  • U'Zuhl the Skulltakerm - Is the Blood God's immortal champion, the strongest of all Khorne's Bloodletters. Appearing before enemy armies he belows a challenge at the greatest warriors present until one of them is foolish enough to answer. When a foe emerges, Skulltaker charges forward to claim another skull in the name of the Blood God.[4]
  • Valkia the Bloody- When Queen Valkia was slain in battle, Khorne resurrected her into a form more pleasing to him. Now a twisted mix of beautiful woman and monstrous demon, Valkia fights now only to serve her diabolic paramour: Khorne himself.
  • Vilitch the Curseling- The smaller and weaker of two twins, Vilitich was mercilessly beaten and abused by his elder brother, Thomin. After begging Tzeentch to reverse their fates, he awoke to find he and his brother had been fused together. Better still, he had become a sorcerer of phenomenal power, while his brother was now but a shambling automaton. Now Vilitch is master of his tribe, using his brother's strength to kill those his sorcery can't destroy - a rare occurrence indeed.
  • Wulfrik the Wanderer m- After arrogantly boasting that he was the equal of any warrior in this world or the next, the Chaos Gods cursed Wulfrik to spend eternity wandering the world, proving his arrogant claim.

Orc and Goblin

  • 'Azhag the Slaughtererm, - Orc warlord, victor of the Battle for Butcher's Hill, he retrieved the Crown of Sorcery (created by Nagash) from a Chaos Troll's hoard.[5]
  • Gorbad Ironclawm - Orc Warboss, leader of the Ironskin Tribe. He destroyed the Imperial province of Solland, taking its Elector Count's Runefang and besieged the Imperial capital, Altdorf. He is proclaimed as the greatest orc that ever lived.[5]
  • Gorfang Rotgutm - Chieftain of the Orcs of Black Crag, the ancient Dwarf hold taken over by Orcs many years ago.[5]
  • Grimgor Ironhidem, - Black Orc Warboss, Defeated Archaon the everchosen during storm of chaos.[5]
  • Grom the Paunchm, - Goblin Leader, sacked the Empire and invaded Ulthuan.[5]
  • Morglum Necksnapperm, - Black Orc Warlord.[5]
  • Skarsnik & Gobblam, - Night Goblin warlord, self-proclaimed Warlord of Karak Eight Peaks, a Dwarf hold now inhabited by dwarves, skaven and goblins who fight with each other constantly for supremacy. Gobbla is his pet squig.


  • Garagrim Ironfistm - The son of Ungrim Ironfist, Garagrim had devised a plan to rid his family line of its dishonour. By dying in combat as his father's champion, Garagrim believed he would prove the worthiness of the bloodline. He was killed when a chaos giant fell on him as it died, thus fulfilling his slayer vow.
  • Gotrek Gurnissonm, - Slayer whose exploits are chronicled in the Gotrek and Felix series of books. His companion is the human Felix Jaegerm, .
  • Grimnir - Ancient dwarf god, who legend says carried two huge axes and wandered into the chaos wastes to do battle. He was never seen again. One of his axes now belongs to the dwarf high king Thorgrim Grudgebearer, the other reputedly belongs to Gotrek Gurnisson.
  • Grombrindal, the White Dwarfm, - A white-bearded dwarf hero, who is also known as Snorri Whitebeard and is taken from the emblem of White Dwarf magazine.
  • Josef Bugmanm, - The greatest dwarf master brewer of all time, his brewery was destroyed by a band of marauding Goblins and he now wanders the world with his band of rangers hunting and killing Goblins wherever they find them.
  • Ungrim Ironfistm - Dwarf "Slayer King" and ruler of Karak Kadrin also known as the Slayer Keep.
  • Thorgrim Grudgebearerm, - Dwarf High King and King of Karaz-A-Karak as well as Keeper of the Great Book of Grudges.
  • King Kazador - Dwarf King of Karak Azul, the last of the once wealthy southern holds to remain in Dwarf hands.
  • Malakai Makaissonm - Slayer Engineer. Possibly one of the most brilliant engineers alive, but also quite mad. He claims he will prove his theories or die trying. He took the slayers crest when his first experimental airship, the Indestructible, killed a score of dwarfs. During the Second Siege of Praag Malakai used his second airship, the Spirit of Grungni, to fight Chaos in two ways. First, he delivered at least 200 Slayers to help the besieged city. Second, the airship was heavily loaded with highly flammable liquids and bombs, which Malakai then dropped upon the Chaos forces massed around the city.
  • Alaric the Mad - Runesmith, perhaps the greatest to ever live, he eventually went insane after crafting the Nemesis Crown. He created the 12 Runefangs given to the Elector Counts of the Empire. Sigmar was aided several times throughout his life by a dwarf named Alaric after he rescued the Dwarven King Kurgan Ironbeard, it was Kurgan who gave him Ghal-maraz(Skull-Splitter.) Due to his habit of aiding humans, other Dwarves dubbed him 'Alaric the Mad'.
  • Snorri Nosebiterm - Slayer who is friend to Gotrek Gurnisson and aids him occasionally. Noteworthy that for his baldness making it impossible for him to have the typical Slayer mohawk, so he instead uses orange painted nails driven into his skull.


  • Balthasar Geltm, - Supreme Patriarch of the Colleges of Magic and Patriarch of the Gold Order.
  • Borgio the Besiegerm, - Mercenary-prince of Miragliano in Tilea. Famed for being notoriously hard to kill, until his assassination with a poisoned toasting fork.[2]
  • Boris Todbringerm, - Elector Count of Middenland.
  • Brunner - a ruthless, feared human bounty hunter known for not only his great skill in combat and tracking his quarry, but also for the variety of exotic and deadly weapons he wields (pistols, a magical sword, a stake capable of slaying a Tomb King, and a Skaven repeating crossbow amongst other, more powerful items). He is a character created by C.L. Werner's novels set in Warhammer Fantasy.
  • Constant Drachenfels - The "Great Enchanter". One of the most powerful wizards who ever lived.
  • Detlef Sierck - The greatest living playwright, slayer of Constant Drachenfels, and lover of Genevieve Dieudonne.
  • Fay Enchantressm, - The highest mage of the Bretonnian realm. Her fury is legendary. Rides a Unicorn. Although the Fay Enchantress is a Character that can be taken as part of the (Human) Bretonnian army, she is in fact a Wood Elf.[6]
  • Felix Jaegerm, - Adventurer, poet Accompanies the dwarven slayer Gotrek Gurnissonm, as chronicled in the Trollslayer series of books
  • Mathias Thulmann - a ruthless witch hunter that hunts down and slays all those thought to be in league with chaos or the undead - chronicled in the Witch Hunter books from Black Library
  • The Green Knightm, - A Spectre, whether he is the spirit of Bretonnia given form, or Gilles le Breton is debated.
  • Karl Franzm, - Current Emperor of the Empire.
  • Kurt Helborgm, - Captain of the Reiksguard Knights, Reiksmarshall of the Imperial armed forces.
  • Lorenzo Lupom, - Mercenary-prince of the city of Lucinni in Tilea. Possibly modeled on the Roman Hercules, for his incredible physique and training programmes.[2]
  • Louen Leoncoeurm, - Current King of Bretonnia.
  • Ludwig Schwarzhelmm - The Emperor's Champion and Imperial Standard Bearer.
  • Luthor Hussm, - Prophet of Sigmar. Took Valten under his wing and convinced the Emperor of Valten's divine blood. Spends his time preaching against the corruption in the upper ranks of the Sigmarites (never attacks the leader of the Sigmarites Volkmar Von Grimm).
  • Magnus the Pious - the Emperor that re-unified the Empire and allowed the creation of the Colleges of Magic.
  • Markus Wulfhart - the Huntsmarshal of the Empire, is a legendary scout. After slaying the Drakwald Cyclops, he was given a magical bow from the Imperial vaults and was then tasked by Karl Franz with recruiting a band of like-minded elite scouts.
  • Morgen Bernhardt - a Mercenary commander who once defeated gigantic hordes of Undead.
  • Sigmar Heldenhammer - Deified founder of the Empire. Nowadays worshipped as a god.
  • Thyrus Gormanm, - Patriarch of the Bright College of Magic. Former Supreme Patriarch.
  • Tzarina Katarinm - Current Queen of Kislev.
  • Tzar Borism - Former Tzar of Kislev, father of Katarin.
  • Valtenm, - The avatar of Sigmar. He was critically wounded by Archaon and went missing. The sickbed on which he had been resting was covered in blood, a Skaven symbol had been carved in the wall, and a "dark, glowing, serrated blade" had been stabbed into the bed.
  • Valmir von Raukovm - Elector Count of Ostland.
  • Volkmar 'the Grim' von Hindensternm, - Grand Theologian of Sigmar. Holds a vote in the Imperial Electors


Main article: Undead (Warhammer)#Undead characters
  • Abhorash - The father of the Blood Dragon bloodline of vampires and the only master vampire to unwillingly take the elixir of eternal life. Abhorash scaled on top a of great mountain and a red dragon of immense size emerged from the crater and descended upon the Vampire Lord. The two fought the entire night and in the end the Vampire was victorious. As the dragon lashed in its death throes, Abhorash seized its throat with his fangs and drank deep. Intoxicated by the blood of the dragon Abhorash cast the carcass of the broken creature down from the mountain top. Because of the dragon's blood, he no longer needs the blood of human men.
  • Arkhan the Blackm - Former lieutenant of Nagash when living, raised as undead and continued to serve.
  • Constant Drachenfels the Great Enchanter alongside Nagash and Teclis possibly the most powerful magic-user of the Warhammer World, despite having been slain more than once he keeps resuscitating himself, his keep, the ominous "Schloss Drachenfels" (or Castle Drachenfels in English) also keeps "growing back" after each successive destruction, thanks to the magic Constant himself imbued in the very earth and stones of the place.
  • Dieter Hellsnichtm, Doomlord of Middenheim - A necromancer and leader of an undead army around 1270 IC.
  • Genevieve Dieudonné - a vampire who appears in a number of novels by Jack Yeovil. Unusual as an undead character as she can most often be found trying to preserve the realms of humans against evil, rather than destroy them.
  • Hand of Ualapt - Servant of the Tomb King's vulture-headed god of scavengers and guardian in the Temple of the Vulture Lord located in the Land of the Dead in Warhammer Online.
  • Heinrich Kemmler, the Lichemasterm - A mighty necromancer. It is currently rumored that he is a puppet of Nagash.
  • High Priest Herakh - High Priest of the Temple of the Vulture Lord located in the Land of the Dead in Warhammer Online.
  • Khalida Neferhem, - High Queen of Tomb Kings.
  • Krell, Lord of Undeathm, - was a mighty Chaos Champion in the days before the birth of Sigmar, the ruler of a barbarian tribe that had been corrupted by the Chaos God Khorne. Though eventually slain by the Dwarf hero Grimbul Ironhelm during his assault on Karak Kadrin, Krell was returned to the mortal realm almost 1500 years later at the mercy of the great Necromancer, Nagash. Krell was finally defeated by Sigmar many years later and the resurrected by Heinrich Kemmler, the Lichemaster. Armed with the Black Axe - a terrifying weapon of immense proportions, Krell will cut a bloody swathe through all in his path.
  • Lady Melissa d'Arques - A vampire who is over 1100 years old and is one of the oldest vampires in existence, she is also a member of the Vampire Council under Elder Honorio and is the Grandmother in Darkness of Genevieve Dieudonné who is her Grand Get.
  • Melkhiorm, - A powerful Necrarch vampire, student and slayer of W'Soran and former mentor of Zacharias the Everliving. Believed to have been destroyed by Zacharias.
  • Luthor Harkon - a vampire of the Von Carstein bloodline who was shipwrecked on the coast of Lustria and founded an undead realm using lost sailors in the area now known as the Vampire Coast.
  • Nagashm, - First and greatest of necromancers, and one of the three greatest magic users in the entire world. Nagash created the entire scourge of undeath and introduced it to the world, and is likely the most powerful "undead" present.
  • Neferatam, - Mother of the Lahmia bloodline of vampires and previous queen of all the seven original vampire masters. She currently resides in the Silver Pinnacle.
  • Settram, - The First and Eternal king of all Tomb Kings. he founded the liche priest cult and was the first king to be preserved. Hates all vampires.
  • Ushoran - Father of the Strigoi bloodline of vampires. He is believed to be killed in the Orc invasion of the capital of his kingdom of Strigos. He in fact survived and lived on in the empire as the secret patron in of the strigony. He was asked by one of the strigony to exact vengeance on the men who slaughtered his caravan. He agreed to do it. After killing the soldiers. He went on to kill the noble who commanded them to kill the strigony. He continued on to kill the count of averland.
  • Usirian's Keeper - Bone giant servant of Usirian, the faceless Tomb King god of the underworld, in the Temple of the Vulture Lord located in the Land of the Dead in Warhammer Online.
  • the Von Carstein vampires
    • Vladm, - A powerful vampire count, killed at the Siege of Altdorf by the Grand Theogonist. Possibly the father of the von Carstein bloodline of vampires.
    • Isabellam, - The wife of Vlad von Carstein, who committed suicide at the Siege of Altdorf once she heard her beloved Vlad was killed. She did this as she did not wish to carry on her unlife without him.
    • Mannfredm, - A descendant of Vlad and a powerful magician defeated but not necessarily killed at the "Battle of Hel Fenn".
    • Konradm - Another descendent of Vlad and utterly, irredeemably insane. Presumed dead.
  • Walach - the favourite of Abhorash’s minions, he ruled Blood Keep and was Grand Master of the Blood Knights until Blood Keep was razed by the templars and witch hunters of the Empire during a lengthy siege.
  • W'soran - The father of the Necrarch bloodline of vampires and the only master vampire to stay loyal to Nagash.
  • Melchiorm, - A powerful Necrarch vampire, Zacharaias' teacher. Rumoured to be W'soran.
  • Zacharias the Everlivingm, - A powerful Necrarch vampire.


  • Deathmaster Snikchm, - Deathmaster Snikch is the chief assassin and prime agent of Lord Sneek, Lord of Decay and Nightlord of clan Eshin. Possible murderer of Valten.
  • Grey Seer Thanquolm, - Thanquol is one of the most powerful and active of the Grey Seers. He is always accompanied by Boneripper, his mechanized undead Rat Ogre. Though he is supremely cunning and a masterful schemer, his plans are nearly always thwarted by Gotrek and Felix (the defeats are often compounded by Skaven cowardice and incompetence), and he hates and fears them in equal measure.
  • Ikit Clawm - Ikit Claw has dedicated his long life to the study of all forms of magery, including the spells of Men and Elves. His loyalty is to clan Skryre.
  • Lord Skrolkm - Skrolk was a simple Plague Monk at the beginning of his life, but his devotion to the Horned Rat aided him in the long struggle for power, eventually leading him to Skavenblight to offer his services to Nurglitch, the seventh Arch-Plaguelord.
  • Thrott the Uncleanm - Master mutator of Clan Moulder. Possesses a warpstone eye and three arms, which prove an advantage in combat, as he can wield both a mancatcher and sword at once
  • Warlord Queekm - Warlord Queek the Head-taker is the right claw of Warlord Gnawdwell, the ruler of Clan Mors and the City of Pillars. Gnawdwell is one of the Lords of Decay and without doubt one of the most powerful warlords in the Under-Empire.
  • Lurk Snitchtongue - Grey Seer Thanquol's servant who secretly tries to double cross his master numerous times in the Gotrek and Felix series of novels. He later becomes mutated by sneaking aboard Malakai Makaisson's airship The Spirit of Grungi which ventured into the Chaos Wastes. Lurk eventually believes he is the chosen of the Horned Rat and leads a skaven rebellion.


  • Greasus Goldtoothm - Tradelord Greasus Tribestealer Drakecrush Hoardmaster Goldtooth the Shockingly Obese. Overtyrant of the Goldtooth tribe and the area surrounding his kingdom. The most successful tyrant yet in the Mountains of Mourn
  • Skrag the Slaughtererm - a downcast Ogre Butcher and Prophet of the Great Maw
  • Jhared the Red - the first true Ogre Hunter. Covered in thick red hair all over his body
  • Golgfag Maneaterm - Mercenary captain and the first Ogre to coin the phrase Maneater[2]
  • Bragg the Gutsmanm - is the champion executioner of Ogrekind, a slayer of kings and heroes. To see him on the field of battle is to see death itself at work. Armed with the fearsome Great Gutgouger, a massive poleaxe, Bragg has an affinity for striking just the right point on his foe to cause maximum damage.
  • Ghark Ironskin - Chieften of the Ironskin Tribe and the first Ogre to claim a Rhinox as a personal mount. Allied with the Chaos Dwarves, who have built a mechanical mount to replace his slain Rhinox.


  • Lord Mazdamundi - The most senior living Slann in the world. The most powerful living mage in the world. Speculated to have caused great damage to the early Dwarf empire in the distant past with his geomantic magics.
  • Venerable Lord Kroakm, - The most powerful mage still in the known world. Greatest of the first generation of the Slann, though his powers are a shadow of what they once were due to his death in ancient times where Khorne sent his 12 Greatest Bloodthristers with his most powerful anti-magic runes burned into their flesh smote him. Exists today only as a mummified relic within which his formidable spirit still lingers.
  • Kroq-garm, - One of the greatest Saurus warriors and perhaps the greatest warrior in the world, he was spawned in Xhotl and hunts down chaos warriors as an outrider. He is worshipped in Albion as a wrathful God. Kroq-Gar has slain the chaos riding demon prince Vashnaar the Tormentor as well other great foes.
  • Grymloqm - Is Kroq-Gars Carnosaur steed. Found as part of a brood feasting on a slain Thunder Lizard he was the most ferocious. He is his masters thirteenth steed to date and the most powerful, having slain chaos dragons as well as other warped beasts brought by the enemies of the Old Ones.
  • Nakai - A Kroxigor from the first spawning, known to have killed legions of Chaos worshipers and Daemons as well as Dwarfs in the battles of Itza and Albion. Held the Bridge of Stars during the Great Fall against a horde of demons by himself. Thought dead he has reappeared many times during the Lizardmen's greatest hour of need, his scales are exceptionally tough even for other ancient Kroxigors.
  • Tehenauin m - leads the faithful of Sotek in a ceaseless war against the vile Skaven of Clan Pestilens.
  • Adohi-Tehga Lord of Tlaxtlan: A second generation Slann and second only in power to Mazdamundi.
  • Chakaxm the eternity warden: The prime guardian of Xlanhuapec. As the eternity warden, he guards the Slanns' Chamber of Eternity against outside intrusion. Considered to the greatest bodyguard of all time, no one has ever fallen beneath his protection. Hundreds of skaven and dark elf assassins have been smashed by his great mace.
  • Oxyotlm - An ancient Chameleon Skink who's temple city was sucked into the Realms of Chaos. Alone he sneaked and killed across the wastes for centuries before crossing Naggorth and finally coming back home to Lustria where thousands of years had passed in his wake. No Slann dare read his mind in case of being tainted.
  • Tetto 'Ekom - A venerable old Skink priest who is a loremaster of Celestial spells. He was given a palanquin like a slann's, in order to carry his frail body and other arcane artifacts.
  • Tiktaq'Tom - A skink chieftain who rides a terradon. Helped to fight off the Chaos Horde and had command of the city of Hexoatl while Lord Mazdamundi was away.
  • Ten Zlati - A skink terradon rider who is known as the Oracle of Kroak, due to the fact that Lord Kroak often uses this skink's body to vassal from.





Main article: Dwarf (Warhammer)#Beliefs and mythology



Main article: Gods of the Old World




  • Chotec, the Solar God
  • Sotek, the Serpent God
  • Quetzl, the Protector God
  • Huanchi, the Jaguar God
  • Tzunki, the Water God
  • Tlazcotl, the Impassive
  • Tepok, the Inscrutable



Humans have many distinct cultures, including the men of The Empire, Bretonnia, Tilea, as well more far of places such as Ind and Cathay.
As with Humans Elves have several different cultures, the main ones are the High Elf, Dark Elf and Wood Elf, although the High Elves have further subdivisions such as the Shadow Elves of Nagarythe and the Elves of Caledor who are culturally distinct.



  • Skeleton
  • Wraith - failed attempt of necromancer to become Lich, grim-reaper-like appearance
  • Banshee
  • Spectre
  • Zombie
  • Ghoul - former bestial humans who turned cannibalised
  • Wight - "Skeleton" with mind, but not free-will
  • Mummy
  • Vampire
  • Vhargulf - devolved feral Beast-like vampire
  • Carrion - giant undead birds
  • Tomb Scorpion
  • Bone Giant
  • Liche - powerful undead being with free-will, see Nagash
  • Zombie Dragon



  • Chaos Undivided
    • Chaos Spawn
    • Daemon Prince
    • Fury
    • Hellcannon - part machine, part-daemon
  • of Khorne
    • Bloodletter
    • Bloodcrusher
    • Bloodthirster
    • Fleshhound
    • Juggernaught
  • of Nurgle
    • Great Unclean One
    • Nurgling
    • Plague Bearer
    • Beast of Nurgle
  • of Slaanesh
    • Daemonettes
    • Fiends
    • Keeper of Secrets
    • Steeds of Slaanesh
  • of Tzeentch
    • Lord of Change
    • Disk of Tzeentch
    • Flamer
    • Horror
    • Screamer


  • Earth Elemental
  • Death Elemental/Mardagg[7]
  • Life Elemental/Viydagg[7]
  • Water Elemental/Sea Elemental
  • Fire Elemental
  • Air Elemental
  • Mud Elemental
  • Wisentlich (WHFRP)
  • Spirit Elemental


  • Skaven - rat like humanoids
  • Beastmen
  • Minotaur - bull humanoids
  • Dragon-Ogres
  • Dragon-Ogre Shaggoths
  • Bull-Centaurs - half chaos dwarf/half bull
  • Rat-Ogre - giant bipedla rat creatures
  • Centigor - centauroids with the upper body of a beastman atop a horse-like body
  • Harpy
  • Werewolf
  • Centaur - half man/ half horse


  • Zoat[7]
  • Troglodyte[7]
  • Saurus
  • Skink
  • Slann
  • Stegadon
  • Arcanadon
  • Cold One
  • Carnivorous Snapper/Cold One Warhound[7]
  • Carnosaur
  • Beeka
  • Salamander
  • Winged Serpent

Sea monsters

from Man O' War

  • Triton - possibly a demi-god[8]
  • Sea Elemental
  • Gargantuan - giant snake like creature
  • Promethean - a giant crab[8]
  • Helldrake - created by dark Elves form dragons
  • Kraken - a giant squid
  • Megalodon - a giant shark
  • Black Leviathan - a giant toothed fish
  • Sea Dragon
  • Behemoth[8]
  • Archelon


  • Ushabti - Anubis-lookalike statues used as guards by Tomb Kings
  • Troll
    • Stone Troll[5]
    • River Troll[5]
    • Chaos Troll
    • Cave Troll (From Advanced Hero Quest)
    • Snow Troll (From the old Citadel Journal Norse Army List, and the LRB Blood Bowl Norse Team)
    • Forest Troll (From the 7th Ed Orc and Goblin Army book Playtests, however the rules never made it canon)
    • Lava Troll (White Dwarf April 2005. Can be used as a Dogs of War unit.)
  • Fimir[7]
  • Treeman
  • Gorger

See also


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 Troke, Adam (2007). Warhammer: High Elves (7th). Games Workshop. pp. 105. ISBN 978-1-84154-846-3. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Stillman, Nigel (1998). Warhammer Armies: Dogs of war (5th). Games Workshop. pp. 97. ISBN 1-872372-02-3. 
  3. White Dwarf #304, April 2005 (UK) ISSN 0265-8712 04
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 Ward, Matthew (2006). Warhammer: Orcs and Goblins (7th). Games Workshop. pp. 58. ISBN 1-84154-785-9. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 Knights of the Grail: A Guide to Bretonnia (Bretonnia sourcebook - March 2006, ISBN 1-84416-305-9)
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 7.11 Halliwell, Richard; Rick Priestly, Graeme Davis, Jim Bambra and Phil Gallagher (1995). Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (1st edition). Nottingham: Hogshead Publishing. pp. 366. ISBN 1-899749-01-2. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 The WFRP Companion: A Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Miscellany (collection of additional resources and rules - softback, November 2006, ISBN 1-84416-310-5)
  • Gallard, Richard Wolfrik (1998). The World of Warhammer. London: Carlton Books. ISBN 1-85868-488-9. 

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