Warhammer Armies: Vampire Counts (7th Edition)

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The cover of Warhammer Armies: Vampire Counts, designed by Dave Gallagher.

General Structure

Warhammer Armies: Vampire Counts is an Army Book for the Vampire Counts army in games of Warhammer Fantasy Battles. It was first published in 2008 and is for the 7th edition of Warhammer.

The book has 96 pages, most in black and white, although the front and back covers, inside front and back covers and sixteen pages of miniatures are printed in colour.



An overview of the Undead, in particular Vampires. Information on the creation of the Vampires by Nagash and Neferata and the Wars of the Vampire Counts. There are two maps, one of Sylvania and a less detailed one of a larger area of the Empire, including the locations of many of the battles fought by Vlad, Konrad and Mannfred von Carstein. There is information on the land of Sylvania and some of its main features. The section concludes with information about some other infamous vampires including the Master of Shadows, the Necrarch Vampires, the Red Duke, the Black Prince, the Krudenwald Fiend and Neferata, Queen of Mysteries and a timeline of the Vampires.


Background and rules for individual Undead units, characters and monsters. There is also background and rules for four special characters, Vlad von Carstein, Isabella von Carstein, Konrad von Carstein and Mannfred von Carstein.

Hobby Section

Sixteen colour pictures of miniatures painted by the 'Eavy Metal team.

Vampiric Powers

The various abilities and powers that are available to Vampire characters in games of Warhammer.

Artefacts of Death

All of the Magic Items available to characters in a Vampire Counts army.

Army List

The complete army list for creating a Vampire Counts army for games of Warhammer.

Authors, Artists & Coworkers

During the production of this book, the following people were involved considerably.

  • Author

Gav Thorpe

  • Additional Material

Bill King

  • Illustration

John Blanche, Alex Boyd, Paul Dainton, Dave Gallagher

  • Graphic Design

Nuala Kinrade, Pete Borlace, Neil Hodgson

  • Hobby Material

Dave Andrews, Mark Jones, Chad Mierzwa

  • Miniatures Sculptors

Brian Nelson, Aly Morrison, Colin Grayson, Mike Anderson, Trish Morrison, Mark Harrison, Seb Perbet, Martin Footitt

  • 'Eavy Metal

Fil Dunn, Pete Foley, Neil Green, Neil Langdown, Darren Latham, Keith Robertson, Anja Wettergren, Kirsten Williams, Joe Tomaszewski

  • Production

Talima Fox, Marc Elliot, Sean Turtle, Tim Vincent, John Michelbach, Chris Ward, Stuart White, Ian Strickland

Additional Information

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