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Warhammer 40K: Chapter Approved Point Change Leaks

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May 30 2021

The 2021 points update for the game is leaking out all over the place and there are a LOT of changes. Take a look.

It’s that time of year. It hasn’t quite been 1 full year since 9th Edition of Warhammer 40,000 hit the scene with the Indomitus reveal, and this week we have Chapter Approved 2021 going up for pre-order.

No one has received the book, but that that of course didn’t stop all kinds of leaks from showing up all over the internet. There are over twenty factions in the game, so we aren’t going to talk about every single thing, but instead give you a roadmap of what is breaking where, and some of the highlights of faction changes.

What is Where

Reddit (Warhammer Competetive)

Reddit has a master thread of all the known CA2021 leaks here.

Bolter & Chainsword

B&C  has a master thread of all the known CA2021 leaks here.

You can go there and take a look at the original leak materials.

The Standouts

Space Marines

  • Attack Bikes +5pts
  • Chief Apothecary +20pts
  • Eliminators -5pts
  • Gladiators (all variants) -20pts
  • Inceptors (plasma) +5pts
  • Inceptors (bolter) -5pts=
  • Land Raiders (all variants) -20pts
  • Repulsors (all variants) -20pts
  • Stormspeeders (all variants) -15pts
  • Storm Raven -20pts

Thousand Sons

It’s clear that Thousand Sons were supposed to be out by now. The Thousand Sons section has a giant list of new units:

A new HQ – The Infernal Master

Legion Command:

  • Ardent Automata
  • Battle-Psyker
  • Dilettante
  • Loyal Thrall
  • Paradigm of Change
  • Protégé
  • Rehati
  • Rites of Coalescence
  • Witch-Warrior

Adeptus Mechanicus – No Changes, so that makes sense with their brand new codex.

Death Guard – No Changes, so that makes sense with their recent codex.



  • Reavers +10pts (duh)

Astra Militarum

  • Baneblades(all variants) – 40pts
  • Ogryn: -5pts

Chaos Space Marines

  • Chaos Bikers -3pts
  • Chosen -1pts
  • Cultists -1pts
  • Venomcrawlers -20pts


  • Dimachaeron  +25pts
  • Genestealers -2pts
  • Swarmlord -30pts
  • Tervigon -20pts
  • Trygon Prime -15pts


  • Catacomb Command Barge +10pts
  • Doomsday Ark -20pts
  • Lokhust Destroyers -5pts
  • Immortals (tesla) -2pts
  • Lokhust Heavy Destroyers -10pts

Adeptus Custodes

  • Caladius Grav Tank -20pts
  • Telemon Dreadnought +20pts

Genestealer Cults

  • Jackals -2pts
  • Purestrains -2pts

Craftworld Eldar

  • Avatar of Khaine -35pts
  • Dark Reapers -3pts
  • Fire Dragons -3pts
  • Fire Prism -15pts
  • Nightspinner -10pts
  • Wraithblades -3pts
  • Wraithguard -3pts

Chaos Daemons

  • Lord of Change +20pts

I Want to Believe

Remember that all of this is evolving by the hour, and the books will be on shelves this Saturday. This is no way a complete list, and more details will certainly be leaking out on the usual places this week, if the weekend’s leak tidal wave was anything to go by.

What do you think of the changes?



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