Warhammer Armies: Tomb Kings (6th Edition)

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Warhammer Armies: Tomb Kings
Tomb Kings 6th.jpg
Author(s) Alessio Cavatore
Cover Artist Paul Dainton
Illustrator(s) John Blanche, Alex Boyd, Paul Dainton, David Gallagher, Nuala Kennedy & Karl Kopinski
Released 2003
Pages 80
ISBN ISBN 1-84154-336-5
Preceded by Warhammer Armies: Undead (4th Edition)
Followed by Warhammer Armies: Tomb Kings (8th Edition)

General Structure

Warhammer Armies: Tomb Kings is the first individual army book for the Tomb Kings of Khemri in Warhammer Fantasy Battles. It was first published in 2003 for the 6th Edition of Warhammer.

The book has 80 pages, most of which are in black and white. However, the front and back covers, inside front and back covers and 16 pages of miniatures are printed in colour.


Army List

The complete listing of units for the Tomb Kings army in two sections, one explaining the background and special rules, and one detailing the wargear options and stats. There is also 5 pages detailing two of the special characters for the Tomb Kings, Settra and Khalida.

Magic and Equipment

6 pages detailing the magic abilities of the Liche Priests and the magical items and equipment available to Tomb Kings characters.


This section contains the history and background to the Tomb Kings race. There is a description of the lands of Nehekhara and its general surroundings. It also contains an account of an Empire archaeologist, Heinrich Johann and an Arabyan travelling guide.

Translation of an inscription

A translation of the Great Obelisk of Khemri, which shows Settra's last words.

An expedition to Khemri

4 pages of journal notes on the expedition by Heinrich Johann to recover the kephra amulet for the Magnus Museum, to open the sarcophagus of King Kaseph, son of Queen Rasut.

The written language of Nehekhara

A page dedicated to the written language of the Tomb Kings. The hieroglyphics are translated by Alun Gartner.

Hobby Section

The hobby section contains 14 pages of painted miniatures, showing the whole range. It also has two colour images of Tomb Kings and undead armies at the start and end of the section. There is also a 2 page spread on painting bone.

Banners of the Tomb Kings

Details of the various designs and banners used by Tomb Kings units for the players use.

Authors and Artists

These are the people mentioned in Warhammer Armies: Tomb Kings as having contributed to the book.

  • Army List Design

Alessio Cavatore

  • Development

Anthony Reynolds, Gav Thorpe

  • Additional Material

Space McQuirk, Graham McNeill

  • Illustrations

John Blanche, Alex Boyd, Paul Dainton, David Gallagher, Nuala Kennedy, Karl Kopinski

  • Cover Illustrations

Paul Dainton

  • Graphics

Nuala Kennedy, Stephan Kopinski

  • Production

Dylan Owen, Nathan Winter

  • Miniatures Designers

Dave Andrews, Juan Diaz, Colin Dixon, Colin Grayson, Mark Harrison, Alex Hedstrom, Aly Morrison, Trish Morrison

  • Model Makers

Mark Jones, Dave Andrews

  • Miniatures Makers

Neil Green, Tammy Haye, Darren Latham, Kirsten Mickleburgh, Seb Perbet, Keith Robertson

  • Thanks Also

Gordon Davidson, Glenn Ford, Chris Frosin, Jes Goodwin, Gareth Hamilton, Mark Havener, Mark Hopko, Phil Kelly, Dave Lawrence, Adrian McWalter, Pete Scholey, Andrew Sinclair, Joe Sleboda

Additional Information

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  • ISBN 1-84154-336-5