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Daemonettes are lesser daemons of Slaanesh, the most numerous of the Dark Prince's subjects. [4a]


They share the androgynous or hermaphroditic depiction of Slaanesh and are known for their speed and for their sharp claws. They own a perverse beauty, unnatural and disturbing, but at the same time, undeniably potent. They have large, green eyes which glow with a malevolent inner light. Their hair and skin are naturally white but both their hair and bodies are frequently dyed various colours. [1][4a][5a] Gaudy tattoos form dizzying fractals of shape and colour as they surge across the battlefield on lithe legs. [6a]

Court of Slaanesh

Unlike the other gods of Chaos, Slaanesh surrounds iself with a full court of powerful daemonette emissaries and handmaidens. These heralds of their god attend to their masters varied desires and whims but also manifest in the mortal world returning with morsels of intrigue to Slaanesh. However even they must take care because the Dark Prince is tempesteous and capricous. [4a]

Daemonettes also stalk mortal battlefields, seeking the dead pledged to Slaanesh or those who lived a life of excess. They may then bring them to the palace of the Dark Prince in the Realm of Chaos where the faithful are rewardded with new immortal life in a paradise unbound by mortal strictures. For those who foreswore their dark lord however, eternal torment awaits. [4a][6a]


In their original (3rd Edition) version, units of daemonettes could cast spells, [1] this continued into 4th Edition. [5a]


Their daemonic name is Q'tlahs'itsu'aksho.[1] They are also known as Bringers of Joyous Degradation, Children of Slaanesh, Debauched Ones, Decadent Seekers, Givers of Indescribable Delight, Seekers of Decadence, Young of Slaanesh'. [1][4a]


Although a worshipper of Slaanesh may be able to summon them, they may in turn demand that they sacrifice one of their company before they will depart.[1]

Weapons and Equipment

Their claw hands can eacily pierce armour and flesh alike. [5a]

  • 3rd Edition: Claw and Tail. May have Magic Item. [1]
  • 4th Edition: May be mounted on Steed of Slaanesh. [5a]
  • 6th Edition: Aura of Slaanesh. [3b]
  • 7th Edition: Claws (Hand Weapon). May have Alluress, Musician, Standard Bearer. Standard Bearer may have a Daemonic Icon. [4b]




Come to me. Come to me! You know it is what you have always desired. All your life till now has been a desperate dream of me.....awaken! Awaken, and come to me, for your reward awaits in my arms....

~ Leshtrigell, Daemonette.[1]


Description Changes

Whether or not both arms of a daemonette end in claws varies from depiction to depiction, as does whether daemonettes have one breast or two. In addition, in Slaves to Darkness, daemonettes are described as possessing a perverse and unnatural beauty which caused loathing instead of admiration. [1] Hordes of Chaos and Daemons of Chaos describe daemonettes as possessing an aura which disguises their true nature and causes them to appear beautiful and beguiling.[2][3a]



Daemons of Chaos
Units Beast of Nurgle - Bloodbeast - Bloodcrusher - Bloodletter - Bloodthirster - Blood Throne - Changebringer - Chaos Fury - Chariot of Khorne - Chariots of Nurgle - Chariots of Slaanesh - Chariots of Tzeentch - Daemonic Herald - Daemonette - Daemon Prince - Discs of Tzeentch - Exalted Daemon - Exalted Seeker Chariot - Firewyrm of Tzeentch - Fiend of Slaanesh - Flamer of Tzeentch - Flesh Hound - Great Unclean One - Heir of Change - Hellflayer - Horror of Tzeentch - Hound of Khorne - Juggernaut of Khorne - Keeper of Secrets - Lord of Change - Nurgling - Palanquin of Nurgle - Plaguebearer - Plague Drones - Plaguerider - Plague Toad - Pleasureseekers - Pox Rider - Screamer of Tzeentch - Seeker of Slaanesh - Skull Cannon - Soul Grinder
Characters Alkhor - Amin'Hrith - Amon 'Chakai - Azazel - Be'lakor - Bileflood - Blackie - Bloodwrack - Blue Scribes - Changeling - Epidemius - Fa'vaer - Grubile - Gurug'ath - Hargrim Dreadaxe - Htarken - Ischbak Gatrog Nurgle - Kairos Fateweaver - Karanak - Kelsydra - Ku'gath Plaguefather - Kuhl'tyran - Mabrothrax - Mardagg - Masque of Slaanesh - N'Kari - Pox-mother - Ru'kaab - Skarbrand - Skulltaker - Ss'sath - The Blue Scribes - The Changeling - Throttle Gurglespew - Tzara'riador - Tz'arkan - Urlfdaemonkin - Uthl'kritchnaak - Vorass Kineater - Xathrodox - Ystareth
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