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Introduction Wclcomc to Uniforms and Hcraldry of thc Empirc. This book Convcrscly,thc Empire is also a broodingland of ignoranccand fcar, a land whcre vast. rf. 1?\l.,"i h llpr ari. AI. I. $+. 6.) t,. -'. IF. . Ati rt'. THEEMPIRE. Military Uniforms and Regalia of the Provinccs and City-States. lariAI," ihl lpr)6$+t,(rt'AtiTHEEMPIREMilitary Uniforms and Regaliaof the Provinccs and City-States,,'r f1I-'IF,,- -gr.: ;.1ff,J\ ' -,1' '^Thc Empirc is.
From profcssional can bc a homogcnous army an Empire banncr, common a undcr marching militia raiscd to hastily regimcnts, polishcd and unifi. Each provioccor city-statchas its own distinct colours'iconography, itsclf. This thc Empirc of founding thc to datc back hisrory,whilc rcgimcntsi. Thcrc arc no ovcrriding rules govcrning how, whcrc' or in Bcvor what proportions thcsc colours arc uscd. Instead colours differ bascd Corgct on individual unit traditions' thc whim of commandcrs or nobility Brcastplatc Tasscl such as dukcs, barons or counts ' or possibly iust rhc availability of matcrials and dycs. Onc rcgimcnt mighr bc outfittcd entirely in its provincial colours, whilc anothcr could only bcar slccvcs or lcggings of their associatcdhuc.
Thc provincc is currcntly without an Elcctor Count and thcrc is talk of rcinstrting thc banncr of thc prcvious houschold. The loss of o regiment's bonner in bottle is considered o shomeful eoent, eoen in aictory.
Likc his farhcr bcforc him, Dukc Bcrrold von Kragsburg is forcvcr r.. Whilc thc scruplcs of thc 'Di4y lDonc mry contcst thc ulit's fightiog prowcss. Guard get -ry. Thc sturdy troopcrs of Hochland arc clothcd in rhc slalc colours of rcd and grccn.
Thc provilciJ broncr bcrrs rn Impcrial Cross on r ficld of rcd. Thc Empcror's cmblcm was addcd in thc ycar as a spccial honour aftcr a Hochland forcst patrol savcd thc lifc oI Empcror Karl Franz vhcn his small hunring cxpcdirion vas assailcd by a mrraudiog forcc of Bcasimco.
Now knovn as thc Battlc of thc Wccpiog Glcn, thc bloody affair is still sung about in mrny Hochland inns up and down thc Old Forcst Road. Dcspitc frcqucnt patrols and forrificd vatchtowcrs along thc roadvays, ambushcs by bandirs or vorsc arc common undcr thc dark cavcs of Hochhnd.
Drokaold patrol forces often 6eor colour schemes or eoen emblems linking the oorious regiments ond detachments.
X Some regiments odopt icons ond disploy them on uniforms or uargeor. The Imperiol Cross is a common symbol ofthe Enpire, representing loyolty to the Emperor. Fortifications ond uotchtouers are often locoted ot key crossrood junctions olong the Old Forest Bood ond troops gorrisoned there frequently adopt ooss deoices to identify their regiment. Roads thcorctically conncct rh. Thc vasl tracts of wildcrncss that scparatc villagcs arc akin hostilc tcrritory.
For protcction a scrics of forts, fortificd inns and vatchtowcrs arc stationcd along thc highvap. The Gruncaps are oeteran patrollers, ha oing fought mony in the fotest. In this case the main regiment, the Gruncaps, ore green ond red quartered uith o detochment of mostly green - Gundermon's Surefires, ond one of mostlg red - the Crimson Defiants.
All formations are olso interlinhed uith similor insignia, o skull 6adge. J '- Middenheim fowcring abovc thc Drakvald l- ' forest is a shccr-sidcd oinnaclc oI whitc rock rtop vhich sirs thc fortrcss-city of Middcnhcim, rhc City of rhc Whitc Wolf.
Thc Whirc Wolf is thc sign of Ullc. Thc Cult of Ulric is ccntrcd around thc rcgiol and thc imprcssivc Tcmple of Ulric is a vondcr of thc city that attracts mary pilgrims. A povcrful army, clorhcd in thc city-statc colours of bluc and vhitc, garrisons thc nigh-imprcgnablc valls and tirclessly prtrols thc roads lcading to thc Ulricsbcrg - thc rock plrtcau on vhich Middcnhcim stands as if bcsicgcd by thc surrounding forcst.
And so it is, for thc Drakwrld is dark, dangcrous, and synonymous with pcril. Thc Middcnhcim banocr dcpicts rhc Whitc Wolf standing guard ovcr thc fortrcss vrlls and gatcs into thc city - a sign of Ulric prorccting his ovn.
Many cannons 6ear markings, sym'ols and colours of their city-stote or prooince. This could be their Elector Count, a locql noble or guild, or eoen o fomed officer. For emmple,Todbringer's Oon is one of many Halberdier regiments ormed ond equipped under the direction of the Elector Count himself.
The oon Strumpet rcgiment is formed around on inspirationol captoin ond the Grimmhogen Suordsmen are poid ond equipped 6y a traders guild from the city street beoilng that title. Mony regiments ueor tokens of Ulric to shoa their dedicotion ond to goin the god's fooour.
Becorse of the fosness of the dyes, the shade of 6lue often oaries rcgiments 'etbeen and sometimes eoen uithin the same uniform. Middcnland is stroogly associatcd wirh Ulrrc, thc god of battlcs, wolvcs, and wintcr.
Thc hcarty soldicrs of Middcnland arc quicklv turncd into scasoncd varriors as thc spravling woods of thc untamcd Drakvald harbours coulilcss Goblins, Bcastmcn, and vorsc. Thc statc colour of Middcnlald is bluc, with ribbons and slashing of contrastint colours uscd to idcnrify diffcrcnt rcgimcnts. Thc statc flag bcars a whitc volf, thc symbol of Ulric, thc ancicnt warrior-god of thc Empirc who prc-dates rhc coming of Sigmrr.
Thc Elcctor Coult, Craf Boris Todbringcr, rcsidcs in Middcnhcim and has added a castlc morif dcpicting thc provincc's most importatrt city onto the provincial banncr. Many sca fortrcsscs rnd vatchlowcrs linc thc coast, as raidcrs from across thc Sca of Clavs arc all too common. Thc statc troops of Nordhnd, including thc Nordland Marincrs, vcar distioctivc bluc and ycllov uniforms. Thc provincial banncr bcars a dcpiction of a sca caglc clutching a shicld vith thc aallcy icon. Traditionally rhc Elcctor Count of Nordland is rlso thc Princc oI Maricnburg, and this has bccn a point of contcntion sitcc thar ciry scccdcd from thc Empirc.
Orhcr oft-sccn cmblcms il Nordhnd includc thc Impcrial Cross, various ship, anchor or fish dcsigns, and rhc fivc-pointcd crown of thc sca god Manann. Altdorf in trrms of sizc rnd population. Famous for its anciclt rcadcmics and its indusrry, Nuln is rhc homc of vast forgcs and thc Impcrial Cunncry School.
Thc uniforms -. Thc city banncr of Nuln dcpicts a goldcn lior holding thc scrlcs of iudgcmcnt - a symbol of Vcrcna, goddcss of lcarning.
A blindfoldcd maidcn crrrying scrlcs is anothcr populrr morif amongst many units of Nuln. Orhcr symbols vhich appcar lrcqucntly on rcgimcntal shiclds rnd banncrs, arc cannons, thc famous bridgc of Nuln, and variations of thc lion.
Some reoered guns haoe seen centuries of noble seroice ond haDe uelle sto 6 li shed repu to ti ons. Some ortillery pieces beor a state seol or coster's motk. This proctice is discouroged 6y the Imperial College of Engineers ond the Imperiol Gunnery School, uho see the superstition os 6ad for recruitment.
As firing on ortillery piece is notoriously filthy uork, often coDeilng the crcD in soot ond grime, it is conDenienthot the Nuln uniform colour is 6lack.
Dffirently coloured plumes, sleeoes, or rib ons ore used to distinquish 6etueen creus. These poirings uill often shore common sym6ols or insignio. Baron Albraht Cruodcl first namcd rnd thc cquippcd thosc undcr his commnd md his som hap, dry. Trslad with protcctilg thc httcris of crnlon and morlar from thc cncmy, Cruodcli Dcfcldcrs hevc lcrtcr fdhd Discounring vitchcnft ald r fry ill-fatcd misfircs, Cr[ndd's Dcfcndcs havc yct to losc onc of rhcir prccious wr n of grar pridc to thc rcgimcnl t.
To thc north lics ruggcd Kislcv, to the south thc curscd lands o[ Sylvania. Othcr landmarks includc thc ruincd city of Mordhcim, thc Blcak Moors. Thc Ostcrmark colours arc purplc and ycllov or purplc and vhitc and lhc statc cmblcm is a crowncd Manticorc, famously rcmcmbcring thc talc of thc firsr flccror Count of Ostcrmark's heroic dcfcat of such a bcast ncar thc World's Edgc Mountains.
TFI: ':j Bi - Armi es from O ster mo r k ha oe crossed their northem border to aid the nation of Kisleo mony times throughout history. Ostland provincc of Osrland is fhc. Its troopcrs wcar black ald whirc, a combination which lcnds irsclf to bold halvcd or quartcrcd uniforms, whilc stripcs, chccks, and diamond pattcrns arc popular on hosc or slccvcs.
Wcrring thc blrck rnd vhirc of thcir homc provincc, thc bcer oo formrl iosignir but supcrstiriously dccorrtc thcir tnts rnd uniforms vith rf,c bolcs of frllcl hck charms.
Evco amoagsthc srubborn Osthodcrs, rhc Fircloqucs of Fcrhagcl hrvc arincd a rcputation for ir gun linc rnd unlcrshing vollcy rftcr vollcy of lirc ilto rpproachilg focs.
Its wcll-cquippcd rnd profcssional soldicrs arc clothcd in vhitc. Thc statc banncr o[ thc Rcikland dcpicts an Eaglc, in this casc rcprcscnting thc aoddcss Myrmidia, thc patron dcrty of thc art of var.
Othcr kcy icons includc a crovn, thc Hammcr of Sigmar, and a svord, symbolising a mighty Runclang. Soldicrs from Rcikland considcr thcmsclvcs to bc supcrior to troops from othcr rcgions, vhich can occasionally lcad to troublc on campaigns. It guords Ate Bite Pass - the gateuoy to Bretonnis uhere many greot and glorious 6onles haae 6een fought. Many of its soldicrs bcar simplc arms and atmour and thcrc arc many rcgimcnts that vear rhc Srirland colours of grccn and ycllow only in a tokcn fashion, thcir garb oficn vcll-vorn or prtchcd ovcr.
In cootrast some Srirland noblcs ovcrcompcnsatc rnd cquip thcir soldicrs as lavishly as any city-statc. Thc Banncr of Stirland shovs a skclcton sounding a hunting horn, signifying a call to battlc.
Thc skclctol irsclf is a common symbol of thc lands, an cxprcssion of borh thc Stirland battlc cry 'victory or dcaih- and a grim rcmindcr of thc lands of Sylvania.
Thc wrrcry highvay must bc corstantly prtrollcd, rs tf,c vcahhy mcrchrnt bargc rl, rfiract attcntion of thc vorst kind. Thc Stir Rivcr Patrol usc grccu end vhitc uniforms, no mattcr vf,ic[ 'tf,c mrny fonificd porrs tf,cy usc as r harbour basc.
B Stirlond's orchers are fomous for their suifness on thefield of 6anle. Talabccland is hcavily lorcstcd and sprrscly populatcd. Thc land is namcd aftcr Taal, thc god of bcasts and wild placcs. It is considcrcd grcat luck to cross thc rivcr Tahbcc and rcgimcnts doing so will dip thcir standards into thc watcr, considcring thc act r sacrcd blcssing.
Talabccland's colours arc rcd and ycllow and thc statc banncr is r crovncd caglc. Shiclds rnd banncrs oftcn portray antlcrs or a trce - both symbols of Taal. Many soldiers beor signs of the god as charms to uord off eoil. A mrssivc cratcr scvcnl milcs vidc forms thc basc of a hcrvily fortificd rim wrll that cncirclcs thc imprcgnablc city. Thc Talabhcim colours arc rcd and vhitc and sincc thc ycar llll thc statc banncr has bccn dcoictcd as r varrior maiden bcarirg an icon of thc Impcrirl Griffor holdirg thc Hammcr of Sigmar.
As thc ralcs go, it vas such r maidcn, a hcalcr, who took up rrms and rallicd thc dcfcndcrs to srvc thc plaguc-riddcn city from bcing rakcn by Chaos Ratmcn. Shc dicd a hcro. Thc motto of that dcfcocc, 'Nonc Shall Pass' is still uscd by many of thc soldicrs rcsoonsiblc for thc dcfcncc of thc cratcr vall.
In addition to the more recogniso6le ortillery p-ieces, such as Greot Cannons ' ond Mortors, cn be found some of the erperimental uorkings of the College of Engineers' Famous Regiments of the Empire Whilc most Empirc troops wcar thcir provincial or city-slatc colours, therc arc notable cxccptions that do not follow rhis tradition. Somc rcgimcnts havc pcrformcd lcgcndrry fcats on past battlcficlds that arc forcvcr commcmoratcd by a symbolic changc of uniform dcsign or colour.
Othcr unorthodox formations adopt thc srylc of a mavcrick lcrdcr or dcvclop thcir ovn hcritage ovcr thc course of long campaigning. Agc-old cncmics, uniquc fighting tactics, or cvcn a chancc to cmbcllish thcir own myrhic rcputation havc all bccn rcason cnough for rcgimcnt to adopt non-standard colours and symbols.
Of thc hundreds of Skavcn clans that dwcll in thc and fccd. A Skaven rcgimcnt's couragc is thus influcnccd Under-Empirc, thcrc rcmain four Grcat Clans who have greatly by its numbcr; a small group might startle and bolt at the first sign of dangcr, whcrcas a largcr pack is amasscdsuch powcr and wealth that they cnioy a cmboldcned and a force to bc rcckoncd with.
Whcn cach socicty. The Great Clans of Eshin, Skryrc, Moulder anc Skaven belicvcs that his comradcs in atms will dic beforc Pcstilcns havc their own obsessionsand abilitics, and cach has a representativcupon thc Council of Thirtccn - a he does, buying him time to flec should hc need to, he fights with thc fervour of a rabid animal. When rhc Grcat Clans combinc thcir forccs with thc rank masscsof thc Thc Skavcn arc a pcrfidious and cunning race.
Thcy Warlord clans, thc Skavcn bccome nigh unstoppablc, a prefcr to dcfcat their opponents vith skullduggery rather seerhing mass of vermin that pours across the battlcficld.
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