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Human Assassin

Assassins are usually professional contract killers,[3] while murderers usually act because of their own personal reasons.

Presumably nearly all civilized societies of the Warhammer world harbour such individuals, mainly hired by unscrupulous individuals to remove anyone who gets in the way of their ambitions, be it personal enemies, political and/or economic rivals or to obtain revenge. In most societies this is forbidden, and if caught assassins and their employers are punished by law. However governments, religious bodies and warring familes also find them a potent tool. [3]

However assassination is an acceptable action in Dark Elf and Skaven societies and not forbidden by the respective authorities. Inside these two societies assassins are frequently employed by those in charge of the government and by anyone wealthy enough to pay the required price.

Imperial Assassin

They specalise in removing, discretly, obstacles of the rich and powerful, hiring themselves out to the highest bidder. Calmy dispatching their duties, it is not a profession for the dull-witted or slow! [4]



They are usually highly trained with weapons but also skilled in the construction of traps and the use of poisons. [3]

Weapons and Equipment

  • Mordheim: Imperial Assassin: Crossbow Pistol, Dagger, Sword, Throwing Daggers. [4]