Warhammer 40k - Sisters of Battle
- The Sisters of Battle are one of four orders of the Adepta Sororitas.
- Millennia ago, after a civil war the Adeptus Ministorum, was forbidden from
having men under arms. To circumvent this law, the Adeptus Ministorum maintains
a highly-trained all-female military force.
- The Sisters are the Imperial Cult's fighting arm.
- The Sisters are also under command of the Ordo Hereticus.
- Weapons - Units - Organization
- The Battle Sisters prefer the purifying flames of Melta and Flamer weapons.
- The Sisters of Battle have access to all Space Marine weapons,
except Land Raiders, but prefer flame weapons.
- Close Combat - Inferno Cannon - short ranged, twin-linked heavy flamer.
- All units have Power Armour.
- HQ - Prioress, leader of an order.
- HQ - Canoness, leader and teacher of a company.
- HQ - Banner Bearer or Imagifer, Celestian with the sacred banner of the order.
- HQ - Celestian Bodyguard, bodyguard for Canoness.
- Elite - Celestian Superior, leader of a Celestian squad.
- Elite - Celestian, veteran sister.
- Elite - Sisters Repentia Mistress, leader of the Sisters Repentia.
- Elite - Sisters Repentia, outcasts seeking death in the heat of battle, squads contain 5-20 sisters.
- Troop - Dominion, Battle Sister armed with assault weapons.
- Troop - Sister Superior, leader of a squad.
- Troop - Battle Sister, armed with Bolt Gun.
- Troop/Transport - Rhino, can carry up to ten sisters.
- Fast Attack - Seraphim Superior, Veteran Superior, leader of a Seraphim squad.
- Fast Attack - Seraphim, uses jump backs, armed with short ranged and assault weapons, firing two pistols at once.
- Heavy Support - Retributor, uses the heaviest weapons, armed with
Inferno Cannon, Multi-Melta, and Heavy Flamer.
- Heavy Support - Exorcist, missile tank and divine symbol, long-range fire support.
- Heavy Support - Immolator, Rhino fitted with a turret mounted Inferno Cannon.
- Heavy Support - Repressor, anti insurgency tank.
- The Adepta Sororitas contains only women.
- The groups of units are called squads.
- All squads contain 5-10 sisters.
- The Adepta Sororitas consists of four kind of orders.
- The Ordos Dialogus work for communication and translation.
- The Ordos Fabulous work to retrieve holy artefacts.
- The Ordos Hospitaller run the hospitals and care for the wounded.
- The Ordos Militant are the Church's fighting forces.
- There are six orders in Ordos Militant.
- The order Militant of Our Martyred Lady has been founded by a daughter of the Emperor.