What factions have a 9th edition Codex?
- 9th Edition.
- Space Marines.
- Death Guard.
- Adeptus Mechanicus.
- Adepta Sororitas.
Who created Tau?
Gavin Thorpe began developing what eventually became the Tau in the early 1990s. Initially, he conceived them as the counterpart to the Lizardmen faction from Warhammer Fantasy, in the same way the Eldar are the counterpart of the High Elves, and he called them “the Shishell”.
What does Tau symbolize?
What does the first part of the Tau lexicon tell you?
The first part tells us which caste the Tau individual belongs to and also which rank he holds. The second part tells the homesept of the Tau individual. The third and final part is the given personal name of the individual Tau.
What’s the third part of the Tau name?
The third and final part is the given personal name of the individual Tau. Such titles are given in recognition of some achievement and highly remarkable individuals can have several of these given names. Commonly such individuals are spoken to in a short manner: rank, 1st given personal name (e.g.: O’Shovah – translated as “Commander Farsight”).
What was the significance of the Tau Empire?
Codex: Tau Empire (Hoare, 2006) was the first publication to incorporate the impact of this game event on the 40k universe. In the new background material published with the Codex, it is explained that Imperial forces were drawn away from Tau space to defend against Abaddon’s Thirteenth Black Crusade.
What was the name of the Tau caste system?
The caste system became part of the new Tau race. The Spirit caste was renamed “Ethereal”, and the Ethereals became non-psychic so as to differentiate them from the Eldar Seer councils.