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The Black Templars - A Mighty Army in the Warhammer 40,000 Universe
The backstory of the Black Templars
The Black Templars are one of the most well-known factions in Games Workshop's Warhammer 40,000 universe. They are an order of Space Marines dedicated to protecting humanity and fighting the enemies of the Empire. The Order was founded after the events of the Horus Heresy deeply shook the Empire. The Black Templars were specifically chosen to fight against the threat of heretics and xenos, and to defend the purity of humanity.
How the Black Templars are played in the tabletop
In the Warhammer 40,000 tabletop game, the Black Templars are a powerful army that specializes in close combat. Most of the order's units are Space Marines, equipped with melee weapons and distinguished by their ability to be especially deadly in close combat. In addition, the Black Templars have a variety of vehicles and support units to assist them in combat. The Black Templars' gameplay is very aggressive and requires a high level of tactical skill in order to fully exploit their strengths.