Chaos Dwarfs (Warhammer)
Chaos Dwarfs are a fictional race in the Warhammer Fantasy universe in which they are described as being an off-shoot of the Dwarfs who have been corrupted by the forces of Chaos. They are represented within Warhammer Fantasy Battle, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, Blood Bowl and other games produced by Games Workshop. Chaos Dwarfs differ from normal Dwarfs in that while the latter avoid magic, Chaos Dwarfs are ruled by Sorcerers and have various rules for the use of magic.
Chaos Dwarfs began as optional units played as part of Chaos armies, but were later expanded to become a full army in their own right, though with a redesigned style and new playing rules. Since then they have been revamped several times. As of Games Workshop's 2007 overhaul of the fantasy gaming system Chaos Dwarfs are supported only as a legacy army under the older Ravening Hordes rules published through White Dwarf. Their army lists and rules were removed from the Games Workshop websites from 2007 onwards. Until 2010 the only Chaos Dwarf models in production were the crew of the Hellcannon in the Warriors of Chaos army, until Warhammer Forge was publicly announced and included in their sample models were the Chaos Dwarf Engineer, Steam Engine Skullcracker and several other Chaos Dwarf models. In fall 2011, Warhammer Forge released Tamurkhan: Throne of Chaos, which include the rules for a Chaos Dwarf Army. This returned the Chaos Dwarfs to official play-ability for the first time in over 10 years.
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