Deathwatch, Kill-team Delta

Mission two: The Subversive of Vespasia

Vespasia: an Agriworld in the path of the Acheros Salient. Vespasia functions as a rally point, and the primary supplier, for the Cellebos Warzone. The Acheros Salient does not have the resources to siege this planet as well as fight in the Cellebos Warzone; Ordo Hereticus has taken the initiative to temporary remove this threat, in hope that it will provide a strategic advantage in the Cellebos Warzone.

Below is the briefing provided.


• Is .234% smaller then Terra
•30% water
o 28% covered by Hive City Vespasia
o 2% lakes and rivers

o 63% farm land
o 5% unusable (mountains, tar pits, lava flows…)
o 2% settlements

•1.13 Terra Standard gravity
•27 hour days
•0.01157 difference between standard Terra year length
•Rains 26.75372% of the year
•Yearlong growing season
o Farming is primarily done by slaves

•Inactive global satellite/security net
o Created pre Age of Shadow
•One major space station controlled by the Word Bearers Legion
•Two hundred and twelve (approximately) warp-capable transports
•There are one Tyrant Class Cruiser and one Iconoclast Destroyer controlled by the Word Bearer Legion in orbit
o Unknown number of Traitor marines onboard

Hive City Vespasia

•74.7 trillion people
o 37.124975% mutation rate in humans

•Has approximately 4, 000 levels
o All approximately 3 meters high, though grows I height the higher the levels

•Water underneath Hive City Vespasia is unusually pure
•Earthquakes happen about 2.7613 times per year
•Vespasia is controlled by Word Bearer Legion
o Infighting is allowed as long as it does not affect productions, and transportation, of food, water, and weapons to the Cellebos Warzone

•Produces auto and las weapons in small numbers
o Approximately 1, 373, 000 made every Terra standard year
o Primarily ran by slaves

•At least three Word Bearer Legion outpost
o Approximately twenty to thirty Word Bearer Traitor marines on planet at one given time, primarily in the Hive City Vespasia


•It is not uncommon for Eldar raiders to harvest slaves
o Web Way gate expected to be in neighbouring solar system(s)
•An Ork infection that was purged by the Word Bearer Legion approximately 23 years ago
o There have been no Waaaghs! since the purge

• Yellow: either abandoned areas, areas of conflict, areas of no value, areas controlled by minor gangs

• Rutilus Nex (red)
o Leader: Blood Drinker
 Larger than average mutant
o Distinctive features
 A large number of mutated animals are used

• Cometissa Possideo (orange)
o Leader: Lady Death
 Powerful seer/witch
 Not seen in person for 30 years
o Distinctive features
 Larger than average amount of psykers in their ranks, primarily seers

• Cruorem (green)
o Leader: Golden
 Highly intelligent
 Most passive of the gang leaders though ruthless
 Inspires more loyalty in members
o Distinctive features
 Holds 70% of Hive City Vespasia weapons production
 Is the richest of the gangs
 Has the best equipment

• Abyssus Ora (blue)
o Leader: Salvation
 130% larger body mass then average human
 Uses Servitor as bodyguards/enforcers
o Distinctive features
 Owns 65% of the slaves and therefore controls the majority of the food production
 Is not effects as much by the Eldar raids as to be expected
 Rumoured to have Ork slaves

• Medium Nox Noctis (teal)
o Leader: unknown
o Distinctive features
 Complete control over territory through fear
 Uses tactics similar to the Night Lords Legion
 Members unknown

• Noctu Vix (brown)
o Leader: Tchar’zanek
 Powerful summoner
o Distinctive features
 The only gang to openly worship the Dark Gods



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