This codex is for Warhammer 40,000 4th edition.
When building a Warhammer 40,000 army, the best place to begin is its respective Codex. These books are indispensable guides to painting, force selection and background material that you can find no where else.
Codex: Tyranids is one in a series of Warhammer 40,000 game supplements. Each book in the series describes in detail an army, its background and its heroes. Inside you will find:
Army List: The Complete Tyranid army list which allows you to choose your forces for a tabletop battle. Also included are comprehensive lists of biomorphs and weapon enhancements with which to equip these murderous alien broods, giving you enough options to constantly evolve your army to better destroy your opponents.
Background: The history of the Tyranid invasions, from first contact to the galaxy-spanning war that threatens to consume the Imperium of Man.
Hobby Section: The Tyranids in all their glory, with guidance on the color schemes of each of the major hive fleets and how to paint their constituent warriors.