View Full Version : Eldar and Dark Eldar runes

05-05-2008, 16:47
I was wondering if they were published somewhere, I mean i have ork runes and tau glyphs but nothing about Eldars or Dark Eldar.

Any material on the subject is welcome.

05-05-2008, 21:20
The best collection of eldar runes is in the 2nd ed codex (there are but a handful in the 3rd and 4th eds). The DE runes are in the codex. 3rd ed eldar also gives a 'relationship' tree concerning the eldar and their place in the universe.

05-05-2008, 21:34
Uhm, the only runes I found are in the 2ed codex at page 21, there are many other runes around the codex, but no translation is given. :\

I also went thru the 4th edition codex, and runes only appear in the bg or as decorative items, illustrating the various units/avatar/vehicles but no translation or in-depth analysis.

05-05-2008, 22:51
The whole idea is eldar runes (aka their written language) is so complex even Imperial specialists require a lifetime to study it and still not understand it.

Hence why there are very few translations given.

06-05-2008, 01:03
There are also a few in the old WD127 where the craftworlds of the eldar and the whole aspect thing was first revealed - most of this was in the 2nd ed codex, though.

06-05-2008, 04:39
Which pages if you don't mind?