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Chaos Space Marines
Dow2 csm tactical squad icon Dow2 dec anti infantry ranged 2 Faction Chaos Space Marines Health 975 Buy Reinf. Upkeep
Tier 1 Courage 100 Dow2 requisition 400 67 9.6
Armor heavy_infantry Sight radius 40 Dow2 power 0
Size small Detect radius 5 Dow2 popcap 15 5
XP value 200 Speed 5 Dow2 time 24 6
Death +14 Model count 3
Melee skill 60
Tactically adaptable infantry that can be equipped with ranged or melee weapon upgrades. Data version: 2.0

Chaos Space Marines are former Tactical Squads that have abandoned their loyalties to the Imperium of Man and now dedicate themselves to the pursuits of the dark gods of Chaos. Like other space marines they are heavily armoured infantry, quite slow but powerful.

Changes from retail DowII:Retribution

  • Upgrading to Mark of Khorne now changes the squad’s appearance
  • Upgrading to Mark of Tzeentch now changes the squad’s appearance
  • Aspiring Champion equips a new bolt pistol, damage increased from 7 to 22
  • Aspiring Champion cost increased from 80/15 to 80/25
  • Eternal War cost decreased from 75/20 to 60/15
  • Mark of Khorne cost incerased from 75/20 to 90/30
  • Mark of Khorne health bonus increased from 10% to 15%
  • Decent in melee for a ranged unit, can hold their own against other ranged units
  • No activated abilities, only passives
  • Can be upgraded with Eternal War increasing all their damage by 20%
  • Can be upgraded with one out of two marks of Chaos:

Mark of Tzeentch

  • Grants the unit Inferno Bolters, increasing their damage to all infantry, especially against heavy infantry
  • Changes the squad's appearance to be more like that of Rubric marines of the Thousand Sons legion.

Mark of Khorne

  • Grants +1 speed, +15% health and +10 Melee skill
  • Grants the unit Chain Axes and Plasma Pistols (if the units has an Aspiring Champion he receives a Melta Pistol instead)
  • Chain Axes are Power weapons and do good damage to all infantry
  • The Aspiring champions Melta Pistol gives them soft AV, allowing them do some damage to vehicles
  • Changes the squad's appearance to be more like that of Khorne Berzerkers of the World Eater Legion.