Dating planetary surfaces
M35 when an Ork-inhabited Space Hulk crashed into it, creating a massive canyon dubbed "Da Skid" by the Orks, and irradiating the landscape of the surrounding area, including the base station of the Imperial survey team who had been investigating the planet's complex of pyramid structures, and attempting to determine the reason for the apparent lack of any living organisms on the world, right down to the cellular level.This lack of a biosphere suggested that the world's biosphere had been eradicated by artificial means.The Ogryn live in nomadic hunter-gatherer tribes but when the Imperial Guard needs new Ogryn troops, Guard recruiters come to Anark Zeta to promise the dim-witted Ogryns all that they can eat if they will serve the Imperium as its powerful shock troopers.
The only inhabitants of this frigid world are the large Abhumans know as the Ogryn.Like most other planets in its sector, this world primarily provides materials for the Cadian front and its industrial heartland is soley engaged in the production of ammunition.Its hives are sealed due to a toxic atmosphere from pollution.The surviving Orks set about building a new starship to leave the planet and rejoin their WAAAGH! Unfortunately for the Orks, rivalries broke out over which Ork God the ship resembled, and the construction process slowed dramatically as the two different Greenskin religious factions fought for resources and territory.The vessel was eventually destroyed in the fighting.Those few unfortunate souls who remained after the slaughter were taken as slaves to toil in the hellish forges of their new, dark masters.This Forge World is the homeworld of the Adeptus Mechanicus' Legio Destructor Titan Legion, also known as the Beasts of Steel. Adrantis V was a human-settled, extremely technologically advanced planet which had been separated from the Imperium of Man for over five thousand standard years.This page presents an incomplete and select list of the more notable planets in the Warhammer 40,000 universe.No full list could ever be compiled because the Imperium of Man consists of over one million inhabited worlds, with many other habitable planets also populated by various intelligent xenos species like the Eldar, Tau and the Orks.While it is true that some governors rule not just a single planet but an entire star system, and that other worlds have no governor at all, the fact is that the Imperium is stretched so thinly across the void that an interstellar traveller could make his way from one edge to the other, traversing a hundred thousand light years of space, and not once cross paths with a human being.Instead of being scattered at random, the worlds of the Imperium are clustered around areas settled during the lost age of Mankind’s first great wave of expansion into the galaxy during the Age of Technology.