Inquisition (Warhammer 40,000)

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The Inquisition is an organization that features in Warhammer 40,000.

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History

The Inquisition was a branch within the Imperium of Man tasked with defeating threats to it.

Overview

Inquisitors

Branches

There exists a number of branches within the Inquisition which include:

  • Ordo Hereticus :
  • Ordo Xenos :
  • Ordo Malleus :

In addition to the above, there also exists several smaller divisions which include:

  • Ordo Sicarius :
  • Ordo Sepuluturum :

Factions

The large nature of the organization meant that there were numerous philosophies amongst its many members. Through these philosophies and beliefs were the Inquisitors divided into various factions each of which had different goals compared to their peers. Ultimately, such members were often divided into two categories namely Puritans and Radicals.

The following are the various factions present within the Inquisition:

Puritans

  • Amalathian :
  • Monodominant :
  • Thorian :
    • Ardentites :
    • Horusian :
    • Casophilians :
    • Anomalian Beholders :
    • Revivificators :

Radicals

  • Istvaanians :
  • Recongregators :
  • Xanthites :

Other

  • Polypsykana :
  • Seculos Attendous :
  • Xeno Hybris :

Members

  • Gideon Ravenor :

Notes

  • The Inquisition was created by Games Workshop and featured in the setting of the Warhammer 40,000 universe.

In other media

Video games

  • In Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, an Inquisitor appeared in the setting of the real-time third-person action video game. Imperial Inquisitor Drogan was present on the Forge World of Graia which came under attack from Orks.
  • In Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr, the Inquisition featured heavily in the setting of the real-time tactical RPG video game. Players could choose their Inquisitor from one of several classes including Crusader, Assassin and Psyker where they operated in the Caligari Sector.

Appearances

  • Warhammer 40,000:

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