Weekly Poll Results - What's your favourite canon Space Marine Legion?

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What's your favourite canon Space Marine Legion?

Ultramarines 26.2% (759)
Dark Angels 14.9% (433)
Space Wolves 13.6% (395)
Blood Angels 11.9% (346)
Imperial Fists 7.1% (207)
Either I've forgotten one or this poll has too many options. 7% (203)
Raven Guard 6.1% (179)
Salamanders 5.8% (170)
Iron Hands 3.8% (111)
White Scars 3% (87)
Total: 2890
Start: 10-05-2008 10:45
Last: 10-12-2008 20:55

 #1 - Posted by: Abbadon_the_Despoiler (Staff) on 10-05-2008 at 10:48

Anyone who posts Ultramarines will be banned. Heheh

 #2 - Posted by: XIXTheReaperXIX (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 11:09

whoops shoulda read that first =( lol Ultramarines rule! :rock:

 #3 - Posted by: 1000thSon (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 11:15

Firstly, well done on looking up up how many loyalist legions there are. We're all proud of you. Salamanders, Iron Hands and White Scars have very little lore written on them, I doubt they'll get many votes. I'm voting Dark Angels, but Imperial Fists were a close 2nd. If anyone asks why the Blood Ravens aren't up there, I'll defy the laws of science and strangle them through my monitor.

 #4 - Posted by: Cpl_Death (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 11:20

"Either I've forgotten one or this poll has too many options." is kind of a waste I voted the Raven Guard, because Shrike is 1337. I would have normally voted for Ultramarines.

 #5 - Posted by: captain_thule (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 12:05

raven guard for me too

 #6 - WHERE THE DUCK IS BLACK TEMPLARS?!?! - Posted by: GeorgeRox26 (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 12:23

all respect for dow files is out the window. bye bye

 #7 - Space Wolves - Posted by: Sith_Exar_kun (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 12:51

Space Wolves!

 #8 - Posted by: Abbadon_the_Despoiler (Staff) on 10-05-2008 at 13:22

#6 - WHERE THE DUCK IS BLACK TEMPLARS?!? all respect for dow files is out the window. bye bye

Because they aren't a legion, they are a second founding Chapter.

And if you don't like this community, I'd happily ban you before you can say 'goodbye'. - Abbadon

 #9 - I AM Uriel Ventris - Posted by: Ventris117 (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 14:23

He He ^^ Despite my name i voted for the Blood Angels who wage war like it should be!! .. and, Sanguinius was the best Primarch by far (IMO of course) ...and, Rafen won me over completely ( Read the books NAO MENZ it will convert thee)

 #10 - awww,,,, no love for the traitor legions? - Posted by: lordofthegrave (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 15:35

chaos space marines are space marines too... marginally...

 #11 - "drink deep in victory, remember the fallen" - Posted by: martlew (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 16:31

For me it's gotta be the blood angels, the sons of sanguinuis were my first ever tabletop army and the appeal is still overwhelming 10 years later. they have a colorful yet sombre history/lore and some amazing minitures.

 #12 - Posted by: Mechanos_V (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 17:25

While I do like the Dark Angels for the mortis pattern, I'm going to have to stick with the Smurfs

 #13 - Posted by: VisbaTacoKing (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 17:40

Sanguinius got pwned by Horus. I think the coolest Primarch was the Space Wolves one :D . Seriously though the Blood Angels are pretty sweet and so is Sanguinius. I mean, Sanguinius single-handedly slew a Bloodthirster of Khorne and held the Ultimate Gate. My animal is the wolf though so Space Wolves are my favorite, and their primarch is my favorite for his loyalty, his combat prowess (he can easily beat any other primarch in a duel, or at least the Dark Angels one), and of course, he's funny (I think he's a drunkyard too but I'm not sure...)

 #14 - Posted by: Corbec_UST (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 18:10

Imperial Fist! Come on men get up there. Man the Salamenders are beating us... I didnt even know the Salamanders were popular. Im an Imperial Guard player but the Imperial Fist are my favorite of all the Space Marines Chapters (with the treasonous Blood Ravens chapter the least).

 #15 - Posted by: CrazyManMilo (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 19:17

I Hate the Main Legions too much to choose on this one. Soul Drinkers all the way

 #16 - Posted by: Jaon (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 20:49

GO ULTRAMARINES!!! WTF are space wolves doing second, imperial fists should be up there, ok ok I.Fs. have a bad color scheme but woe to all those non table top players who think ofnothing more than colors the real order should be Ultramarines Imperial Fists Black Templars Dark Angels

 #17 - BLOOD ANGELS - Posted by: madanam (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 21:19

BLOOD ANGELS :rock: By the Blood Of Sanguinius!

 #18 - Posted by: Ifrit (Member) on 10-05-2008 at 22:02

same here blood angels are hardcore... followed by salamanders and space wolves... the others dont have the appeal, and honestly who is better than mephiston........ :rock:

 #19 - Posted by: Taylorkiller (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 00:32

i voted white scars, but their bottom at the moment, noooo! anyways it will be ultramarines that win this, they have always been the favorites, but ive got some juciey imformation for all you white scars, raven guard, and salamanders players, in the new space marine codex which i pre-ordered there is TONS of fluff on these chapters, and while the ultramarines are still the most looked at, lets just say that all you salamanders out their will be getting a new character, named Forgefather Vulkan He'stan, and he is kick ass by the way.

 #20 - srry for the double post - Posted by: Taylorkiller (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 00:35

i forgot to mentian that white scars also get a named character as well, named Kor'sarro Khan, master of the hunt, while crimson fists,(not on this poll) get Pedro Kantor, their chapter master.

 #21 - Imperial Fists - Posted by: BobaHat (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 00:45

Imperial Fists all the way. Fluff-wise the coolest Chapter (and Legion). Their homeworld is Terra itself!

 #22 - Posted by: Necron_guy (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 01:40

Black Templars! How could you forgot them! :p Nah, it's okay, I forgive you. Unlike most of the unintelligent posters here who will hold it against you for life.

 #23 - Posted by: deadaimx (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 01:50

I vote for the Grey Knights! They fight for the Inquisition but nevertheless they're still their own chapter. The Blood Angels and Space Wolves also rock!

 #24 - Posted by: Ifrit (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 02:47

the reason they aint on here is because they arent first founding chapters...... :mepimp:

 #25 - Posted by: Corbec_UST (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 08:14

Arnt the Soul Drinker traitors?

 #26 - Posted by: Corbec_UST (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 08:14

Not Chaos followers, i mean like loners fighting agaisnt both factions

 #27 - Posted by: Boombaye (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 09:14

No Blood Ravens. No vote *pout*

 #28 - Posted by: Eta999 (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 09:50

R.I.P Boombaye ^^ Raven Guard ftw? :rolleyes:Eta:rolleyes:

 #29 - Posted by: katanamies (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 09:58

My own chapter "Red crusaders" all the way:beer:

 #30 - Posted by: chrisgold (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 10:03

go uriel ventris!!! woo he rocks especially in the fourth book:rock: go ultramarines and Robute Guilliman, father of the ultramarines and writer of the great codex astartes COURAGE AND honor!! :rock::rock:

 #31 - Legion of the Damned - Posted by: Cyber_D (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 12:45

The Mysterious Ghost of the Battlefield. Definitely my favorite. Well them and my personal made ones :P Which The Legion seems to show up many a time when they are in battle. >:) Muh hahaha! :P

 #32 - Posted by: Deutsch_Guard (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 13:00

#10, wasn't the last poll about Chaos Legions?

 #33 - Oh come on Blood angels are friggin vampires! - Posted by: The_Maticore (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 13:20

What is there not to like about 7ft blood drinking superfreaks? and why oh why are there so many unimaginative generic smurfs out there? I can't stand the ultramarines. if only the tyranids had finished the job on macragge, better luck next time =p

 #34 - Posted by: Deutsch_Guard (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 14:55

They got rid of the First Company, if that helps... No veterans for you! :) Bahahaha

 #35 - Posted by: FLOW_1 (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 15:57

SPACE WOLVES!! Ultimate close range and there arranged in packs, 'nuff said. Also, I'm obsessed with wolves. Followed by Ultramarines Agitatis Ultramarini, Dominitis Ultramarini.

 #36 - Posted by: madanam (Member) on 10-06-2008 at 18:52

@27 no, just no.

 #37 - Posted by: MightyHaegr (Member) on 10-07-2008 at 09:50

Well whit the Blood Ravens, Black Templars, Grey Knights and Flesh Eaters out, there can be only one answer! For what Legion can be better than the one that has booze? PRAISE RUSS! Glory to the Wolves of Space!

 #38 - @32 - Posted by: The_Maticore (Member) on 10-07-2008 at 09:57

yeah ok that does make me feel a bit better who needs veterans anyway when you have the death company? as a side note, I would love to see what would happen if there was ever space wolf/blood angels hybrids. they'd likely just go renegade to freely feast and kill but damn they'd do a good job of it They'd get some BloodHungrey Wolfen demon beast. Now that would f**k up the ultras big time xD

 #39 - Posted by: Grimskull44 (Member) on 10-07-2008 at 12:28

Oh no, Marneus' Minions again at the top... That's really going to annoy Zarachias and the rest of my lot. Blood Angels is my choice, and what Marine given the choice of voting for a First Founding Legion wouldn't vote for the Chapter theirs is a Successor to? ...I grudgingly admit that Ventris and his force isn't completely worthless, hence the 2 Ultramarine terminators in the Deathwatch squad are allowed to live... For the time being.

 #40 - Posted by: Cpl_Death (Member) on 10-07-2008 at 17:13

#22 Black Templars are NOT a legion. They are a chapter. #27 Blood Ravens are NOT recognized as a Legion, yet. #28 Yes! Raven Guard ftw. #31 Legion of the Dammed are not a legion, despite their name. They were the chapter known as the Fire Hawks. #34 They didn't get rid of them, they were annihilated by the tyranids when they were the last defense on macaragge(sp?) in the northern fortress monastery. The first company is now back to full strength.

 #41 - are you all dense??? - Posted by: Ifrit (Member) on 10-07-2008 at 20:26

no matter what blood ravens will never be a first founding chapter...... this is what the poll is about, there was 20 first founding chapters..... 2 were lost through unknown circumstances, 9 are loyal and 9 are traitor legions, so why people are mentioning the others i dont know, it is quite dumb.....

 #42 - Iron Knights - Posted by: Corrino (Member) on 10-07-2008 at 20:54

I picked Iron hands, only because the Iron Knights formed from them. Iron hands are still very interesting. Also Grey Knights "could" be put up there.

 #43 - Posted by: deadaimx (Member) on 10-08-2008 at 09:53

I'm going for the Imperial Fists! If it weren't for them, there wouldn't be really badass chapters like the Black Templars and the Soul Drinkers! I got a question. Why the hell do the Space Wolves and the Dark Angels hate each other so much? What's the point of trying to kill each other?! Isn't serving the Emperor enough for them to get along?

 #44 - Posted by: Deutsch_Guard (Member) on 10-08-2008 at 13:08

Well, the got rid of the ones on Macragge at the time :) Unsurprisingly, the Ultramarines are ahead in the poll, but at lteast they don't have a majority...

 #45 - Posted by: Ifrit (Member) on 10-09-2008 at 02:46

#42 grey knights cant be up there, they were formed after the horus heresy..... #43 all chapters have their own rivalries goin on, like who is the best seige chapter, best assault, some even used to rival others to try and prove their loyalty to the emperor, take the word bearers... they tried so hard to get recognition from the emperor, by taking on the most challenging missions. but they didnt get it because it would always cost them man power etc. thats one of the reasons some legions changed to chaos.... the gods offered better "rewards" to them

 #46 - Posted by: Vargtassen (Member) on 10-09-2008 at 03:17

Ultramarines? Seriously?! That's so boring! The Iron Hands have my favor.

 #47 - Second founding? - Posted by: kwok88 (Member) on 10-09-2008 at 10:02

with all this chat about second founding chapters, maybe the mods should do a poll for fave second foundings? I will always vote for my beloved Ultramarines! But for a second founding I would go for Black Templars simply because they were the first I heard of for using a Company Champion and they rock ass! :rock::rock::rock:

 #48 - For Ferrus Manus! - Posted by: MattMatt39 (Member) on 10-09-2008 at 10:26

Iron Hands are amazing! :borg: We are the neglected legion- give us a bloody hero ga,es workshop! :( And more backstory would be nice..... Someoe should make an Iron Hands mod! :rock:

 #49 - raven gaurd - Posted by: extiusmaster (Member) on 10-09-2008 at 14:21

raven guard!! they be like badass ninjas in really really big bulky armor! whats now ftw about that?

 #50 - sorry for double post - Posted by: extiusmaster (Member) on 10-09-2008 at 14:24

*not sorry, not now :P

 #51 - ? - Posted by: Zealot2021 (Member) on 10-09-2008 at 20:45

Wheres the love for the Iron Hands??? who doesnt love a giant spacemarine thats half cyborg? ;)

 #52 - What - Posted by: Spartan62893 (Member) on 10-10-2008 at 12:10

What no Chaos Space Marines. Their legions Too

 #53 - Salamanders FTW - Posted by: alien3 (Member) on 10-10-2008 at 13:40

C'mon guys! Salamanders rule!

 #54 - AVE IMPERATOR! - Posted by: WarriorBourne (Member) on 10-10-2008 at 14:00

anyway, my vote is obviously the Space Wolves , ( the brutal close combat specialists) besides that Leman Russ Owns Sanguinis anyday Kids, he basically was the only Primarch who could keep toe to toe with the Emperor in Battle, Overall though ofcourse everyone sheep flocks over to Ultramarines, they have the most contented Lore on them, Funny poll btw, there were double the numbers of Chapters from the Beggining (before horus heresy), guess that was just the thought that slipped the mind, oh well. :mepimp: :thumbsup:

 #55 - Posted by: NynJah (Member) on 10-11-2008 at 03:56

Imperial fist coz thats where The Black templars descended from :D

 #56 - Posted by: deadaimx (Member) on 10-11-2008 at 09:16

Is it really true that the Space Wolves are the only Space Marines that can get intimate with women? If that's true, SPACE WOLVES ALL THE WAY!

 #57 - Posted by: 1000thSon (Member) on 10-11-2008 at 10:43

No, it isn't.

 #58 - Posted by: Abbadon_the_Despoiler (Staff) on 10-11-2008 at 14:36

Space Marines cannot get intimate with women, or men or anything for that matter. They lack genitals. (And before you go on at me about Slaaneshi Marines, they have surgery to put them back in.)

 #59 - Posted by: DragonL0rd132 (Member) on 10-11-2008 at 19:00

Black Templar

 #60 - Where are the blood ravens? - Posted by: Brute_Hawk (Member) on 10-12-2008 at 02:03

Where are the blood ravens? but i would have voted for MY Special Tactics And Rescue Squads (resident evil, umbrella corp) i make my own B&B if u have any ideas i will create, post and credit use :-)

 #61 - Posted by: 1000thSon (Member) on 10-12-2008 at 04:04

*Defies the laws of science and strangles Brute Hawk through monitor*

 #62 - Posted by: Corbec_UST (Member) on 10-12-2008 at 18:12

Good call 100th Son

 #63 - Posted by: Cpl_Death (Member) on 10-12-2008 at 20:41

"100th son" lol

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