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Warhammer 40K Upcoming Releases 2021

Curious to see what’s on the horizon for the Warhammer 40,000 universe?

Look no further: In this article, we keep track of everything that’s been announced, but not released for the Warhammer 40,000 tabletop wargame and it’s related boxed games such as Necromunda, Aeronautica Imperialis, board games and even Horus Heresy releases.

We hope you enjoy this view of Warhammer 40K upcoming releases! All is sourced from the Warhammer Community and Games Workshop.

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Warhammer 40k Upcoming Releases

Officio Assassinorum Releases

Vindicare Assassin

Vindicare Assassin

This new Vindicare Assassin is going to be available to subscribers of the new Warhammer+ service when they’ve subscribed for 9 months. It was revealed during the Warhammer+ stream on June 23, 2021

Status: Upcoming

War Zone Octarius Book 1: Rising Tide

War Zone Octarius Book 1: Rising Tide

This first entry in a new series of campaign books for Warhammer 40,000 was revealed during the Octarius Mission Briefing Preview on July 10, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Thousand Sons and Grey Knights Releases

Hexfire Battlebox

The Hexfire Battlebox

This Battlebox contains an army for the Grey Knights and one for the Thousand Sons, and it was officially revealed on July 26, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Codex: Thousand Sons and Codex: Grey Knights

Codex: Thousand Sons and Codex: Grey Knights

Codex: Thousand Sons and Codex: Grey Knights were announced on May 29, 2021, as part of an article about upcoming points updates in the Munitorum Field Manual.

Grey Knights Castellan Crowe

Castellan Crowe

This new character for the Grey Knights was revealed on July 12, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Thousand Sons Infernal Master

Infernal Master

This upcoming character for the Thousand Sons was revealed on July 19, 2021.

Status: Upcoming


Adepta Sororitas Upcoming Releases


Combat Patrol: Adepta Sororitas

Combat Patrol: Adepta Sororitas

This new Combat Patrol box for the Adepta Sororitas was revealed in the Sunday Preview on July 25, 2021. It contains 10 Battle Sisters, 5 Seraphim, 4 Sister Repentia, 3 Arco-Flagellants, a Repentia Superior, a Canoness, a Penitent Engine and a Rhino.

Status: Preorder July 31, 2021

Aestred Thurga and Agathae Dolan

Aestred Thurga and Agathae Dolan
Aestred Thurga

Aestred Thurga, a Reliquant-At-Arms character for the Sisters of Battle with an amazingly detailed banner, was revealed in the Battle Sister Bulletin on April 26, 2021. Her companion Agathae Dolan was revealed at the Warhammer Fest Online 2021 on May 4.

Status: Preorder July 31, 2021

Castigator

Castigator

Revealed at the Faith & Damnation preview seminar March 20, 2021, the Castigator is a new tank for the Adepta Sororitas.

Status: Preorder July 31, 2021

Orks Upcoming Releases


Deffkoptas

Deffkoptas

This update to a classic Ork unit was revealed during the Octarius Mission Briefing Preview on July 10, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Big’Ed Bossbunka

Big’Ed Bossbunka

This new piece of terrain for the Orks, which can be used as a command centre for your Warboss, was revealed during the Octarius Mission Briefing Preview on July 10, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Kill Rig/Hunta Rig

Kill Rig
Hunta Rig

This tramplasquig-pulled cart of destruction, available in two versions with or without a Wurrboy, was revealed during the Octarius Mission Briefing Preview on July 10, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Beastboss

Beastboss

This massive new character for the Beast Snaggas Orks was revealed during the Octarius Mission Briefing Preview on July 10, 2021

Status: Upcoming

Mozgrod Skragbad/Beastboss on Squigosaur

Mozgrod Skragbad
Beastboss on Squigosaur

This new Ork kit builds either the legendary Mozgrod Skragbad on his Great White Squig called Big Chompa, or a Beastboss on Squigosaur. It was revealed during the Octarius Mission Briefing Preview on July 10, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Wurrboy

Wurrboy

This new Ork psyker was announced in a ‘Ere We Go! article on June 28, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Ork Boyz

Ork Boy(z)

This long-awaited update to an iconic Orks unit was announced in a ‘Ere We Go! article on June 14, 2021. As far as we know, it’s coming along with the new Orks codex.

Status: Upcoming

Codex: Orks

Codex: Orks (the Beast Snagga Army Set version)

This new Codex: Orks for 40k 9th edition will make its first appearance in the Beast Snagga Army Set, and then released separately with a different cover on a later date. In the Warhammer Fest Online 2021 preview stream on May 7, the codex was described as a complete rework of the Ork army with support for many different playstyles.

Status: Upcoming

Nob on Smasha Squigs

Nob on Smasha Squig

The Nob on Smasha Squig is a new character from the Beast Snagga Orks Army set.

Status: up for preorder in the Beast Snagga Orks Army set, upcoming as separate release

Zodgrod Wortsnagga

Zodgrod Wortsnagga

Zodgrod Wortsnagga is a character from the Beast Snagga Orks Army Set . He is an update of an old character who dates back to the second edition of Warhammer 40K (we’re at 9th edition now), and he is a runt herd who can improve a unit of Gretchin, which does seem a bit odd since he comes in a box with no Gretchin units (there’s a few of them in the Squighog Boyz unit, but they don’t seem to be a separate squad).

Status: up for preorder in the Beast Snagga Orks Army set, upcoming as separate release

Warboss in Mega Armour

Warboss in Mega Armour

The Warboss in Mega Armour is a new character for the Orks, and he was revealed during Warhammer Fest Online 2021 on May 7, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Painboss

Painboss

The Painboss is a new Ork character revealed in an Ere We Go article on May 3, 2021. He appears to be especially good at fixing up and improving other orks, and with his bionic legs, he can even keep up with the new Squighog Boyz. He also come with some “augmented” gretchin, as you can see in the image above.

Status: Upcoming

Beast Snagga Boyz

Beast Snagga Boy

This model from the new Beast Snagga Boyz kit was revealed in a ‘Ere We Go article on April 19, 2021 as one of the first new Ork Boyz models in a long time.

Status: up for preorder in the Beast Snagga Orks Army set, upcoming as separate release

Squighog Boyz

Beast Snagga

Revealed at the Faith & Damnation preview seminar on March 20, 2021, the squig-riding Squighog Boyz are an upcoming new cavalry (yup!) unit for the Orks. An additional model from the unit (see below) was revealed in the first ‘Ere We Go article on April 5, 2021.

Status: up for preorder in the Beast Snagga Orks Army set, upcoming as separate release

Terrain and Campaign Book Upcoming Releases

Battlezone: Mechanicus Charadon

Battlezone: Mechanicus Charadon

This new scenery set was revealed at Warhammer Fest Online 2021 on May 4, 2021, and contains scenery and a battle board suitable for games of Warhammer 40,000 at what seems to be a Combat Patrol level.

Status: Preorder July 31, 2021

Battlezone Mechanicum Terrain Datasheet Pack

This Datasheet pack was revealed in the Sunday Preview on July 25, 2021.

Status: Preorder July 31, 2021

Warhammer 40,000 Kill Team Upcoming Releases

Kill Team Octarius

Kill Team Octarius

This starter set for a brand new edition of Warhammer 40,000 Kill Team includes a Death Korps of Krieg Kill Team and an Ork Kommando Kill Team, as well as the new core book, new measuring tools, dice, a game mat and terrain. It was revealed during the Octarius Mission Briefing Preview on July 10, 2021. Both teams are multipart plastic kits with many different build options.

Death Korps of Krieg Kill Team
Ork Kommando Kill Team
Ork Kommando Kill Team Bomb Squig & Kommando Grot

Status: Upcoming (coming in August)

Horus Heresy Upcoming Releases


Sons of Horus Praetor

Sons of Horus Praetor

This new Praetor for the Sons of Horus was revealed in a Legion Dispatch article on July 20, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Argel Tal

Argel Tal

This Word Bearers character was revealed in a Legion Dispatch article on June 11, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Maloghurst the Twisted

Maloghurst the Twisted

Maloghurst the Twisted is a new Sons of Horus character model revealed in a Legion Dispatch article on April 15, 2021. He will be released as a resin sculpt by Forge World.

Status: Preorder July 2, 2021

Imperial Fists Praetors

Praetor in Terminator Armour
Praetor in Tartaros Terminator Armour

These two new Praetors for the Imperial Fists were revealed on May 14, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Necromunda Upcoming Releases


Lady Credo

Lady Credo

Lady Credo is a Rebel Lord for Necromunda, and she was revealed in an Underhive Informat article on May 11, 2021. The rules for her are already in the Book of Judgment for the game, so you can start planning for how you’ll use her in your gangs now.

Status: Preorder July 30, 2021

House of Shadows

House of Shadows

A new gang book for House Delaque, House of Shadows, was announced on May 6, 2021 during Warhammer Fest Online 2021. Like the previous “House of” books, it will contain everything you need to play the gang, including tons of new lore, fighters, skills and equipment.

Status: Preorder July 31, 2021

House Delaque Nacht-Ghul, Psy-Gheists, Psychoterric Wyrms and Piscean Spektors

Nacht-Ghul
Psy-Gheists
Psychoteric Wyrm and Piscean Spektor

This new expansion box for House Delaque was revealed at Warhammer Fest Online 2021 on May 6, 2021, and is a new multi-part plastic kit with new Champions and specialists that will come out alongside the House of Shadows.

Status: Preorder July 31, 2021

Delaque Gang Tactics Cards

Delaque Tactics Cards

These Tactics Cards for the Necromunda Delaque gang were revealed in the Sunday Preview on July 25, 2021.

Status: Preorder July 31, 2021

Delaque Dice

Delaque Dice

These custom dice for the Delaque gang were revealed in the Sunday Preview on July 25, 2021.

Status: Preorder July 31, 2021

House Orlock Weapons and Upgrades

Orlock Weapons and Upgrades

This Weapons and Upgrades set for House Orlock was revealed in the Sunday Preview on July 25, 2021.

Status: Preorder July 31, 2021

Aeronautica Imperialis Upcoming Releases

Wrath of Angels Box Set

Aeronautica Imperialis: Wrath of Angels

The upcoming Wrath of Angels box set was announced on May 6, 2021 during Warhammer Fest Online 2021. It contains everything you need to play the game, including planes from two new factions: Craftworld Aeldari and the Space Marines.

Status: Upcoming

Thunderhawk

Thunderhawk

This Thunderhawk for the Adeptus Astartes/Space Marines faction in Aeronautica Imperialis was announced during Warhammer Fest Online 2021 on May 6, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

GW Board Games Upcoming Releases

Warhammer 40,000: Fire Team

Warhammer 40,000: Fire Team

This upcoming board game using the basic units from the 40k 9th edition starter set was revealed in a Warhammer Community Article on February 3, 2021.

Status: Upcoming

Space Marine Adventures: Doomsday Countdown

Space Marine Adcentures: Doomsday Countdown

Space Marine Adventures: Doomsday Countdown is an upcoming board game revealed in a Warhammer Community article on February 3, 2021. It uses a squad of Space Marine Primaris Intercessors and the Cultists of the Abyss from Blackstone Fortress as its game pieces.

Status: Upcoming

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