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    Custom Chapter Name Help

    I've had my custom Chapter for a few years now, not much fluff for them yet but my biggest issue is I'm still not set on their name. My working name is the Fire Warriors, or the Fire Dragons. I'm not too set on these partly because of the Tau/Eldar connections. I've done the obligatory SM Painter to show off the colours



    And here's a few of my marines painted up too, also showing off the chapter symbol, supposed to represent the sun rising over the mountains of their homeworld. The tac marines are from the fourth company, and the Primaris is from the second.




    Sergeants will have black helmets, veterans white and captains gold. Vet Sergeants Are black with white stripe, lieutenants are black with gold stripe. Honour markings are usually flames of some form.

    The basic fluff for them is they are Salamanders descendants, when they were founded a small group of Salamanders Vets oversaw the set up and first few years until they got on their own feet. When they left the Salamanders lit a brazier with a flame from Nocturne and tasked the chapter with never letting the flames die. The Chaplains look after the flames and carry them into battle in a hand-held brazier instead of a Crozius Arcanum. The Chapter do heavily use flamer and melta weapons but not as much as the Salamanders, their main focus is bullet spam so plenty of Heavy Bolters and Assault Cannons.

    And that's about all I have, and I'm crap at names, so any help would be appreciated

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    Good grief, it's Ultramar!!!

    Erm: the Burninators?

    No? OK. How about: Brothers of the Eternal Flame? Knights of the Undying Light? Providers of the Toasted Marshmallows?

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    How about the "Bus Drivers!"

    Now go on and ask me "Why Bus Drivers?"



















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    Well, I have to ask, why Bus Drivers?



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    Seconding the Burninators.

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    If fire is one of their key traits (both visually and symbolically) why not 'Pyronators' ?

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    Originally Posted by ultramar!!!! View Post
    Well, I have to ask, why Bus Drivers?


    Because we take everyone to school

    Good judgement comes from experience, alot of that comes from bad judgement
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    Originally Posted by edmundblack View Post
    Good grief, it's Ultramar!!!

    Erm: the Burninators?

    No? OK. How about: Brothers of the Eternal Flame? Knights of the Undying Light? Providers of the Toasted Marshmallows?
    Shhhh, I've been hiding Hopefully I'll have a painting blog update soon

    I might have to take Providers of the Toasted Marshmallows as an unofficial Chapter motto

    Inspired by Burninators and Brothers of the Eternal Flame, how about The Burning Brotherhood?

    Originally Posted by Angelofblades View Post
    Because we take everyone to school
    Doh! Apparently I can't scroll

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    Sneaky bugger.

    Originally Posted by ultramar!!!! View Post
    Inspired by Burninators and Brothers of the Eternal Flame, how about The Burning Brotherhood?
    Bit of an implication towards Legion of the Damned there, but that's not entirely a bad thing (Rule of Cool and all). Brotherhood of the Undying Light? Or just The Undying Light?

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    Originally Posted by edmundblack View Post
    Bit of an implication towards Legion of the Damned there, but that's not entirely a bad thing (Rule of Cool and all). Brotherhood of the Undying Light? Or just The Undying Light?
    I'm not such a fan of the longer names, The Undying Light sounds really good, hints towards the don't let the flames go out bit too, hmmm... will have to think

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    The INCENDIARIES!

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    The Dawnwalkers
    The Dawnbringers
    The Dawnblades
    The Dawnhunters

    The Sun Swords
    The Sunblades

    The Fireblades
    The Firestrikers
    The Fireforged

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    The Blessed and the Burned (apologies, bit long)

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    Originally Posted by Psychedelic Lictor View Post
    The Dawnwalkers
    The Dawnbringers
    The Dawnblades
    The Dawnhunters

    The Sun Swords
    The Sunblades

    The Fireblades
    The Firestrikers
    The Fireforged

    Sons of the Dawnforge

    The Blessed and the Burned (apologies, bit long)

    Sol's Wrath
    Sol Hunters
    Thanks for the ideas, definitely taking The Blessed and the Burned as a company motto I like The Fireforged most out of that list, thanks!

    Originally Posted by Captain Jedathul View Post
    The INCENDIARIES!
    I like, sounds like they light themselves on fire before battle

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    Originally Posted by ultramar!!!! View Post
    Thanks for the ideas, definitely taking The Blessed and the Burned as a company motto I like The Fireforged most out of that list, thanks!



    I like, sounds like they light themselves on fire before battle
    I seem to remember, in the old fluff/background, that during the Cursed Founding one off the chapters created (The Flame Falcons) manifested this ability due to a genetic mutation.
    According to the story, when these marines started to combust whilst fighting the enemy on some battlefield the Inquistor who witnessed it first suspected witchcraft and immediately ordered reinforcements/advice from his Order.

    I've found an article about it here:

    http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Flame_Falcons

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    Love "the Blessed and the Burned" as a motto/saying.

    Maybe take a look into the Promethean Cult as a fire-based link to old Salamanders and base a name off that?

    The Sons of Prometheus
    The Pyre
    The Infernus Chapter

    Also like Dawnbringers, ties to Vulkan's hammer.

    "I see a howling skull, marked in blood and gold. Grey ships with red sails unfurled. Winged terrors of ash and bone."

    "The Angels have returned. Their hunt begins with you, traitor."

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    Dawnkeepers or Sunkeepers, Starkeepers.

    Also they remind me of pe-Heresy Thousand Sons.

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    Originally Posted by Imp View Post
    The Sons of Prometheus
    The Pyre
    The Infernus Chapter

    Also like Dawnbringers, ties to Vulkan's hammer.
    I like The Sons of Prometheus and Dawnbringers, thanks!

    Originally Posted by Nikolai View Post
    Also they remind me of pe-Heresy Thousand Sons.
    I've never noticed that before, nice spot!

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