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So I was just curious, among all the different 40k factions and their subgroups, like different SM chapters, Eldar aspects etc. which battle cries/chants do you guys think are the best?

Other than the classic WAAAGH! I've always thought the Dark Reaper chant, "War is my master, death is my mistress", as well as the Black Legion's "We are returned! Death to the false emperor!" sounded pretty badass. What are you guys's favourites?

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All the First Founders Battle cries are pretty cool, here they are for anyone who doesn't know them:

Dark Angels- Repent! For tomorrow you die!

White Scars- For the Khan and the Emperor!

Space Wolves- varies with each Great Company but it's usually accompanied by howling

Imperial Fists- Primarch- Progenitor, to your glory and the glory of Him on Earth
(Recited by the Chaplains first and then repeated by the Battle Brothers)

Blood Angels- By the blood of Sanguinius!

Iron Hands- Unknown

Ultramarines- Courage and Honour!

Salamanders- Into the fires of battle, unto the anvil of war!

Raveng Guard- No battlecry, just the Chapter motto Victory or Death
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i would say Alpha Legions cry: "For the Emperor", so simple and effective, as well as giving off a great fluff arguement
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WAAAGH! is obviously the best. So much meaning compressed into one word.

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Men of Tanith! Do you want to live forever!?
- Tanith First and Only

By a million miles the best and coolest one
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I prefer my own regiment, the Tyrian 101st Hell Eagles.
Sgt. "For the blood of our fathers!"
Troops "For the blood of our sons!"

My favorite is probably the space wolves though. Feral howls are just plane old sweet.
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BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD to me is just pure psychotic not to mention pretty badass as well. Needless to say its straight to the point so basically your going to die a horrible death.

When the sky falls down, The Dead sleep no more. Can you survive as your world slowly tears itself apart?

"When life gives you lemons...BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD"
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I like the tanith one, it reminds me of starship troopers.(The original cool movie.)
"Come on you apes. You want to live forever."
I also like the chaos one form DOW. 'Sanity is for the weak'.

Sanity is for the weak.
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SKULLS FOR THE SKULL THRONE!!!!!!!! is pretty awesome.

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Angry Marines. FAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACK YOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU ( at super sonic sound levels)
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