As a result of their codex supplement and the fact they are the most underused of the craftworlds, they currently have the highest number of victories of any craftworld, despite being best known as ‘Nid food. Despite these reinforcements, victory was still uncertain for the Eldar despite how many Chaos-tainted worlds they purged, they had underestimated how widespread Zhemon’s own followers had become. Despite this, the craftworld is recovering at a rather fast rate, hopeful to return to its former glory. Rekkfist , was imminent and so Iyanden preemptively engaged the Orks. However, in his desire to throw everything he had at his enemy, Yriel foolishly stripped Iyanden of all of its defense ships during the Battle of the Burning Moon , leaving the Craftworld virtually defenseless when a Chaos Cruiser of Kallorax’s defeated fleet launched 36 Cyclonic Torpedoes at Iyanden as a final act of defiance. However, Iyanden emerged from the conflict relatively unscathed, and in their arrogance did not believe the warnings of Idharae Chief Farseer Taolis Eversong that the Tyranids encountered thus far were merely the harbingers of a larger swarm.

Name: Digis
Format: JPEG, PNG
License: For Personal Use Only
iPhone 5, 5S resolutions 640×1136
iPhone 6, 6S resolutions 750×1334
iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus resolutions 1080×1920
Android Mobiles HD resolutions 360×640, 540×960, 720×1280
Android Mobiles Full HD resolutions 1080×1920
Mobiles HD resolutions 480×800, 768×1280
Mobiles QHD, iPhone X resolutions 1440×2560
HD resolutions 1280×720, 1366×768, 1600×900, 1920×1080, 2560×1440, Original

After Iyanden was saved, the Council of Seers questioned the Dark Eldar as to why they iyamden, and they replied simply that they gain extreme entertainment from watching Iyanden’s angst-ridden use of necromancy. Doing so came at a high cost, including the death of Yriel although Yvraine brought him back later because a Nurgle Daemon Prince wanted to screw over Slaanesh.

45 Best Iyanden images | Miniatures, Dark eldar, Sci fi art

You can help Lexicanum by fixing it. Retrieved from ” https: Iyanden iyamden to let the Imperials have their prize, for they foresaw that the Fallen Angel would suffer far more in the hands of Dark Angels than their own. Fitting for its name, really. Although small in numbers these ships were impossible for the Iyanden fleet to destroy, so the Craftworld instead decided to focus on terminating the Hulk’s engines and fleeing.


With so few remaining, Iyanden must now rely heavily on Wraith -constructs inhabited by the spirits of their dead, such as Wraithlords and Wraithguardto form the backbone of its armies.

As the dead begin to become all too prevalent on Iyanden, the remains of ancient Iuanden noble houses have formed Ghost Houses populated by the souls of the departed in Wraith-constructs. This article needs work on its citations.

Iyanden heeded Yriel’s and Kelmon’s advice and deployed its full force against Argan Kallorax. Due to having the resources and, at the time, a rather peaceful part of the galaxy to inhabit, they decided to rebuild the Eldar Empire. Shame none survived to spread that wisdom to the rest of the Eldar. However, since most craftworlds were either busy doing their own things, or didn’t have the means, they could only get Biel-tan to join them.

However, Iyanden emerged from the conflict relatively unscathed, and in their arrogance did not believe the warnings of Idharae Chief Farseer Taolis Eversong that the Tyranids encountered thus far were merely the harbingers of a larger swarm.

As events became desperate, a Webway portal at the rear of the Craftworld activated and Dark Eldar from the Kabal of the Wraithkind and the Cult of the Flayed Hand emerged to aid iyande slaying the Orks. The Ynnari, when leaving, also took so many of their Wraith warriors with them that some yianden the Eldar of Iyanden feared the Craftworld was being left defenseless.

This growth has been hampered by yet more invasions though. Welcome to Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum!

Craftworld Iyanden

The Craftworld was only saved thanks to the efforts of Yvraine and her Ynnari and the sacrifice of Yriel. Tau Empire – Farsight Enclaves. Iyandej is an Eldar Craftworld.

The Invaders chapter destroyed Idharae and the Doom of Malan’tai as well. According to Matt Ward which is all we got since no one else ever went beyond the above paragraph before they were NOMed they used to be the de facto leaders of the Eldar you know, being the “biggest craftworld” and allhaving designed both the means to harvest soulstones and the early Infinity Circuit.


Now alone, Iyanden’s accomplishments began to dwindle and it became clear they had underestimated just how ingrained Chaos had become in younger races like Humanity. In the aftermath, Iyanden allied itself kyanden Yvraine, who resurrected Yriel with one of the Crone Swords.

Though Iyanden’s point defense lasers intercepted 35 of the Torpedoes, one still struck and killed tens of thousands of Eldar along with their Spirit Stonesdooming them to the torments of Slaanesh.

They actually iynden colonies, they don’t get pissy about others already living on their Maiden Worlds, they don’t mind living on honestly new and potentially dangerous planets, they forge their own destiny, and they badass last-standed the Tyranids like humans do. Retrieved from ” https: M41, Iyanden helped to eliminate one of the two main tendrils of Hive Fleet Naga. In less than an hour the Eldar defenders were massacred and the World Spirit destroyed.

Ihanden is possibly the one good thing that ever came out of Matt Ward ‘s work. Perhaps that was the moment they remembered that this chapter had killed a being that could wipe out an entire Craftworld with a thought. With the coming of the Great Rift the craftworld has also seen fresh invasions, three times overcoming daemonic threats.

Despite their victory, eventually Malan’tai was destroyed by the abomination known as the Doom of Malan’tai. Kelmon never told anyone why he supported the rise of Yriel, simply that he foresaw the Prince would be pivotal to the Craftworld’s future. For help on citation see the citation guidelines.