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The Tainted

In the Warhammer 40,000 setting, the Tainted are a sub-faction of the Death Guard, Chaos Space Marines devoted to Nurgle. Not to be confused with the Tainted Sons.

The Tainted are associated with: Daemon Prince Mamon, Jibberjaw, and Plague Ogryns.

Imperial Armour 6: The Siege of Vraks, part 2 (2008)

Imperial Armour 6: The Siege of Vraks, part 2 (2008), p26 — Force Dispositions for the Siege of Vraks

Enemy Forces on Vraks - circa 841823.M41

Vraksian Renegades

Legionii Excommunicate Traitoris

Other Renegade Forces

+++ Compiled by 88th Imperial Guard Siege Army HQ, Thracian-Prime: Thrace sub-sector: Scarus sector +++

+++ For transmission to: Segmentum Obscurus, Departmento Munitorum, Operational Command: Cadia +++

Imperial Armour 6: The Siege of Vraks, part 2 (2008), p33

Dreadclaw of The Tainted

Dreadclaw assault pod of the Tainted warband

Imperial Armour 7: The Siege of Vraks, part 3 (2009), p142 — Forces of Chaos

The Tainted

The Tainted
Large Deathguard sub-faction. Now connected with the daemon-prince Mamon.

The Tainted's 'rotted circus'

Imperial Armour 7: The Siege of Vraks, part 3 (2009), p172 — Chaos Space Marines

Eleven Traitor warbands were identified during the Vraks campaign:

Imperial Armour 13: War Machines of the Lost and the Damned (2014)

Imperial Armour 13: War Machines of the Lost and the Damned (2014), p30 — Chaos Predator Battle Tank

Predator of The Tainted

Predator of 'The Tainted', Siege of Vraks, 828.M41. This vehicle is recorded in sealed Ordo Malleus annals as having participated in the so-called Rotted Circus, a cavalcade of war machines and giant Chaos Spawn that has descended upon numerous Imperial worlds, leaving nothing but corpse-dust and despair in its wake.

Imperial Armour 13: War Machines of the Lost and the Damned (2014), p90 — Chaos Dreadclaw Drop Pod

Dreadclaw of The Tainted

Dreadclaw Drop Pod of the Death Guard sub-faction 'the Tainted'. This craft was deployed at the Fall of Bellona in 230.M39. Having landed in the central plaza of Bellona's capital city, the Dreadclaw opened its iris hatch and released a viral agent so potent, the city's defenders were rendered incapable of mounting a defence against the full-scale invasion that quickly followed.

Imperial Armour 13: War Machines of the Lost and the Damned (2014), p133 — Blight Drones

Blight Drone of The Tainted

Blight Drone, believed summoned by Sorcerers of the Tainted, Siege of Vraks, 830.M41. Banished by Grey Knights in final battle for Sector 593-440.