Warhammer Rulebook (7th Edition)

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The Warhammer Rulebook (7th Edition) contains all of the rules required to play the 7th Edition of Warhammer Fantasy Battles. It is a 274 page hard back book and was first printed in 2006 for release on 9th September. A smaller version of the rulebook was also released at the same time as part of the Battle for Skull Pass boxed set.


Basic Rules

All of the rules for units, movement, shooting and close combat needed in the 7th Edition of Warhammer.

Advanced Rules

More complicated rules such as psychology, weapons, monsters, chariots, skirmishers, flyers, fast cavalry, unit strength, characters, command groups, general, battle standards, war machines, special rules, buildings, special features, magic and magic items.

The Warhammer World

A brief overview of the background of the Warhammer World. It starts with a look at the history of the world, from the time of the Old Ones to the Storm of Chaos. There is then a look at each Warhammer army, its background and a selection of miniatures painted by the 'Eavy Metal Team. This section also contains a map of the entire Warhammer World.

The Warhammer Hobby

Information on getting started with the hobby, painting, building terrain and different ways to play the game.


An easy-to-reference section containing the characteristics of the basic units for each army, a reference section containing a cut-down version of the rules and an index.

Authors, Artists and Coworkers

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

  • Writers

Alessio Cavatore, Gav Thorpe, Jeremy Vetock, Dominic Murray, Graham Davey

  • Original Material

Rick Priestley

  • Illustrations

John Blanche, Alex Boyd, Paul Dainton, David Gallagher, Nuala Kinrade, Karl Kopinski, Adrian Smith, Geoff Taylor

  • Graphics

Alun Davies

  • Maps

Nuala Kinrade

  • Hobby Material

Dave Andrews, Andy Hoare, Neil Hodgson, Mark Jones, Chad Mierzwa, Dominic Murray, Adrian Wood

  • Citadel Miniatures Designers

Tim Adcock, Mike Anderson, Juan Diaz, Martin Footitt, Jes Goodwin, Mark Harrison, Alex Hedström, Gary Morley, Aly Morrison, Trish Morrison, Brian Nelson, Alan Perry, Michael Perry, Steve Saleh, Dave Thomas

  • 'Eavy Metal Painters

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

  • Production

Michelle Barson, Simon Burton, Jon Cave, Chris Eggar, Marc Elliot, Talima Fox, Kris Jaggers, John Michelbach, Dylan Owen, Mark Owen, Adam Shaw, Kris Shield, Ian Strickland, Nathan Winter

Additional Information

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