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So I’ve been thinking of a name for my custom chapter.

I’ve come up with Jackals or is that a bad one?

Am ether thinking UM or RG successor.

   
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Sounds fine


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Isn't that a animal?


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If your gonna make it animal names, wolves would be better imo

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Single-word names are pretty rare for Space Marine chapters.
I’d say put some adjective in front of it, like Crimson Jackals or Storm Jackals or something.

Raven Guard successors might be a good fit, considering the symbolism of Jackals being clever and mysterious.

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 Stormatious wrote:
Sounds fine


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Isn't that a animal?


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If your gonna make it animal names, wolves would be better imo


Yeah it is an animal. I would go with Wolves but we had the Luna Wolves and Space Wolves.
   
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Dude jackals are useless ill be honest. Here im gonna tell you what. TIGER!!!!!!!!! tiger sounds great


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space tigers


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Space unicorns!


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Or "colorful unicorns"?

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 Drakzilla wrote:
Single-word names are pretty rare for Space Marine chapters.
I’d say put some adjective in front of it, like Crimson Jackals or Storm Jackals or something.

Raven Guard successors might be a good fit, considering the symbolism of Jackals being clever and mysterious.


Good ideas. I’ll definitely add an adjective. Crimson Jackals sound kl.


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 Stormatious wrote:
Dude jackals are useless ill be honest. Here im gonna tell you what. TIGER!!!!!!!!! tiger sounds great


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space tigers


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Space unicorns!


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Or "colorful unicorns"?


Lol I can image my opponents face when I come in with Space Unicorns.

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Honestly names come last when it comes to making any special force, chapter, or craftworld.

Its created from the history of that force. What other than being a ravenguard successor do they do? What are they famous for? Remember marines do not adopt their chapter name till they've made a name for themselves. Chapter customs are taken originally from their parent chapter (theorized).

I think you could do a write up and the name will slowly come up from just writing your chapter or playing with your chapter.
   
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The imperial eagles, dark purple and gold, no relation to any other legion or chapter of a similar iconography

   
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Jackals, when used as group names, usually have negative connotations.

What about how they act lumps them in with thieves, ruffians, assassins, and soldiers of fortune?

That aside, it has a lot of potential for a decent name. Just not for a more noblebright style chapter.
   
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I used to use the Knights Indomitable chapter, with royal purple base and silver and gold trim.

I've also had the Yellow Jackets chapter back when I first started. Black and Yellow with some orange thrown in for eyes and power weapons.

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 Drakzilla wrote:
Single-word names are pretty rare for Space Marine chapters.
I’d say put some adjective in front of it, like Crimson Jackals or Storm Jackals or something.

Raven Guard successors might be a good fit, considering the symbolism of Jackals being clever and mysterious.


I have to agree
   
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You might want to keep them away from the Blood Ravens then...
   
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How about the ‘dung dung dung, space monkeys!’
   
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I'd vote for the "uncanny Spacecans"...
   
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If you wanna go Smurfs. They are "Ultra" marines from roman/greek alphabet.

Omega boys?

Wings of Epsilon?

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You should go with Honeybadger, or Badger for short. They're so badass.

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I'd call them "Imperial Space Marines".
I'll be honest, that's a frigging awesome name...but you can have it for free. It's a gift from me to you, it was Christmas not too long ago after all!

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Jackals sounds good. In the US wolves, foxes and jackals are the names of murderers. Wolves are professional hit men funded by government agencies. Foxes are random individuals who go on bombing or shooting sprees and are self motivated. Jackals are hired independent assassins.

Raven Guard successor would fit nicely. Maybe they ally with the Assassin Temples often or are based near one of the assassin Temple Worlds.

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 DeffDred wrote:
Jackals sounds good. In the US wolves, foxes and jackals are the names of murderers. Wolves are professional hit men funded by government agencies. Foxes are random individuals who go on bombing or shooting sprees and are self motivated. Jackals are hired independent assassins.


What is your source for these definitions? I've never heard these before.
   
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 Crimson Devil wrote:
 DeffDred wrote:
Jackals sounds good. In the US wolves, foxes and jackals are the names of murderers. Wolves are professional hit men funded by government agencies. Foxes are random individuals who go on bombing or shooting sprees and are self motivated. Jackals are hired independent assassins.


What is your source for these definitions? I've never heard these before.


From a book called "Wolves, Jackals and Foxes: A History of Assassination in America" or something like that. Very interesting read.

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 Voltan wrote:
So I’ve been thinking of a name for my custom chapter.

I’ve come up with Jackals or is that a bad one?

Am ether thinking UM or RG successor.



Bear in mind that the name of the chapter can depend on the paint scheme of your minis. My custom SM chapter are called the Grave Diggers. Therefore I use black as the army colour and a tombstone for the chapter insignia.
   
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Thanks for the feedback.

I’ll probably go with RG successors.
   
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call em whatever you can paint / mod a decal to look like

mine are the soul burners, use the word bearers decal an repaint it

 
   
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You should call them the Adjective NounVerbs, in current GW tradition.

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