Did he save my brothers and sisters the way he spared and honoured the Lion's closest kin? Pink Boy Bird up. This was done in retaliation for the humiliation the XVIIth Legion had been forced to endure by being forced to kneel in disgrace before the Emperor and Roboute Guilliman and his Ultramarines on the world of Khur by the XIIIth Legion at the Emperor's orders during the Great Crusade for their failure to enforce the Imperial Truth. . In Angron, Horus saw a warrior consumed by bitterness and resentment towards the Emperor and it was simple for the Warmaster to feed that bitterness and emphasise the Emperor's betrayal of the World Eater Primarch at Nuceria. Both Primarchs faced each other beneath the grey sky, one bleeding internally, the other with half of his face lost to blood sheeting from a fractured skull. The overlords of the gladiatorial games on that world who had first inserted the foul device into Angron's skull would know more of the implant's function than the Traitor Legion's savants and the Dark Mechanicum. In the aftermath of this massacre, calls for censure against the World Eaters resounded within the Terran Council. Their momentous victory, however, proved short-lived as the High-Riders demanded that the two gladiators fight one another in a duel to the death. As was their way, the Ultramarines established footholds at defensible positions, clearing room for their reinforcements to land. Infuriated, Angron ordered that the World Eaters and Word Bearers purge Nuceria of its population. With this initial success, Surlak proceeded to quickly implant a further 1,000 World Eaters with the cortical implants. Yes, but you have to remember, this is Daemon Angron, he is monstrously more powerful in pretty much every regard compared to his pre-Daemon self Click to expand... Click to shrink... How much stronger exactly? However, despite sustaining several wounds, the Lord of Iron endured, and goaded Angron. [14], Before possessing the Butcher's Nails Angron displayed an inherent psychic ability which allowed him to not only feel but also somehow absorb the pain and negative emotions of others. Guilliman had seen the ramp of World Eaters corpses that had been used to finally mount a breach in the mighty fortress and the vengeful horror the Space Marines had wrought within and been sickened. "The Night of the Wolf," it was later called. On his chest hung a bandolier of skulls taken from the mass grave at Desh'elika Ridge. This fed Angron's perception that the Emperor was a weakling in need of replacement by a stronger ruler -- a ruler like Horus. Angron watched helplessly from orbit as his brothers and sisters were quickly annihilated. At some point during the Shadow Crusade, while fighting alongside the Word Bearers, the World Eaters fought in a direct confrontation against the Ultramarines Legion upon the War World of Armatura. Angron's likely derives from the word angry. The Master of Mankind rose to the challenge and faced his betrayer in the combat that decided the fate of the galaxy. The World Eaters, enhanced by the rage brought by the Butcher's Nails, slaughtered all those they came across, despite the massive numbers of simulacrums arrayed against them. [23], Before Angron could reply he was teleported to a nearby vessel of the XII Legion, the War Hounds. Despite contrary claims by the Sons of Horus, World Eater records indicate that it was Angron's daemonic Black Blade that was responsible for the downfall of the great gate of the Imperial Palace. After their parley breaks down, Angron fiercely fights against the Wolf King Leman Russ during the event known as The Night of the Wolf. Those combatants who remained on Armageddon were forced to face not just each other, but oncoming waves of daemons. By using the Iron Warriors, Iron Circle, and Volk to out-maneuver and bombard the World Eaters, Angron was bested as an Ultramarines fleet appeared in orbit over Deluge. View entire discussion ( 33 … At a later point following the rediscovery of Angron, the famous Mechanicum technoarchaeologist, Arkhan Land, was brought to Terra and sequestered in one of the Emperor's secret, sacred laboratories at the heart of an inactive volcano. Thereafter, Angron's allies lost the … Angron's physiology was constantly trying to heal the damage produced by the implants as the Nails bit deeper. These crude neural implants were hammered into the Primarch's skull and surgically grafted to his cerebral cortex. Warning, large pics! Russ carried Krakenmaw, his immense Chainsword, toothed by some Fenrisian sea-devil from that blighted world's many myths. The Imperial defenders gained valuable time while Angron raised bloody monuments to the Blood God. It made the eyes into yellow, empty pits, debased the proud lines of brow and jaw, peeled the lips back from the teeth. For these new games, Angron was allowed to stage a vast combat that would involve every gladiator of his arena. But she fought on. Despite their best efforts, the World Eaters consistently failed to subjugate worlds within this set time limit. A person of angron's power can be put to good use by khorne in the great game and that's why he was made into a daemon prince. For some time any War Hound of his Legion who came before their Primarch was met with a grisly death for their efforts. The two battled, with Kharn being little match for his gene-father. I joined his rebellion because I can tolerate him easier than I can endure the abomination that names himself Master of Mankind. Angron (also known as the Red Angel[5] and originally as Angronius of Nuceria, Lord of the Red Sand[19]) is the Primarch of the World Eaters. But the World Eaters were waiting for them. Under the supervision of Apothecary Gahlan Surlak, the implantation of new copies of the Butcher's Nails resulted in a 100% mortality rate among the Astartes volunteers, but Angron persisted in his demands that all his warriors ultimately be implanted with the same crude device. As such, even to the present time they have no particular home base, with each band generally operating from whatever starship they can lay their bloodstained hands upon. After his return from Terra he swiftly worked many changes on his forces. Their warriors killed each other around them, and neither Primarch spared their gene-sons a glance. Hyperion was one of only 13 Grey Knights to survive the battle, out of the 109 Astartes of the 3rd Brotherhood who had been deployed for the campaign. Lotara Sarrin, the mortal Human captain of the Conqueror, feared that if Angron wasn't stopped, he would inadvertently murder the Tech-priests responsible for attending to the vessel's Plasma Reactor, putting the Conqueror at risk of a catastrophic explosion. Angron the Oathbreaker. But while Guilliman managed to escape thanks to an intervention by nearby Ultramarines, this was precisely what Lorgar had wanted and the Word Bearers Primarch began a Khornate ritual. [2] However in the early days of Angron's leadership, he still refused to acknowledge most of his sons, who could not survive the implantation of the Butcher's Nails. Once they reached the Imperial Palace, everything would be done to remove the parasitic Butcher's Nails implants from the World Eaters' minds. He used this empathic power to calm the other child slaves in the caves of Nuceria before he was taken to Desh'ea. Amongst the Grey Knights units deployed for action on Armageddon was Squad Castian, which joined an ad hoc "Ragged Brotherhood" of Grey Knights under the command of Taremar Aurellian, the Brother-Captain of the 3rd Brotherhood. These Legionaries of the XIIIth wore cracked Power Armour, still scarred and burnwashed from some horrendous battle solar weeks or months before. Before being implanted with the Butcher's Nails, Angron displayed an inherent psychic ability which allowed him to not only feel but also somehow absorb the pain and negative emotions of others. Crawling with smaller ships, the Lex lashed back with its remaining Macrocannons, rolling in the light of its own burning hull. Whether Angron fought him, hated him or trusted him mattered little to Lorgar, who intended to drag Angron into the immortality that he deserved from the Dark Gods whether he wanted it or not. Although he seemed to enjoy the life of a gladiator and the adulation of the Desh'ean crowds, Angron secretly resented his slavery, and was always plotting to escape. He dispatched Horus, the Primarch He trusted over all others, to confront Angron and bring him back into the Imperial fold. The newly ascended Daemon Primarch's rage killed the remaining Librarians, each of them tasting a different doom. Trying to protect a still-surviving squad mate, in a tremendous display of faith, power, and effort, Hyperion used his psyker abilities to shatter the Primarch's daemonic sword, the hideous Khornate relic known as the Black Blade -- while he collapsed into unconsciousness from the sheer effort. The Imperial victory was complete and overwhelming -- though it had come at a great and terrible cost. Not least of the XIIth Legion's detractors was Roboute Guilliman, the Primarch of the Ultramarines, who fought beside Angron and his Legion during the Cleansing of Arigatta and saw at first hand the bloodbath they left in the wake of their attack on the Basalt Citadel, where the last defenders of this non-Compliant Human world had made their stand.