Warhammer Combat Cards

The Warhammer 40,000 card battling game. Download for free from:

Welcome to CombatCards.com

Warhammer Combat Cards is a digital card game made by Well Played Games in conjunction with Games Workshop. Read on for an overview of the game, or click here for our detailed ‘how to play’ game guide. We also have our weekly developer blog on the making of the game, and a look at the classic, paper Combat Cards from Games Workshop.

Latest News

Developer Update: End of Season 14 Balance Changes

Developer Update: End of Season 14 Balance Changes

It's been a while since we’ve had a really large balance change tackling bodyguard stats, with much of recent focus being on adjusting warlord rules and traits. While this season has no trait changes, there is one significant Warlord rule change, as well as four minor...

Developer Update: New Trait – Psionic Blast

Developer Update: New Trait – Psionic Blast

I’m excited to announce our latest trait and in keeping with our last trait release, Barrage, we’re releasing a new AoE trait. This time, it's for Psychic attacks! We want each of these AoE traits to feel unique, so Psionic Blast isn't just a psychic version of...

Developer Update: v32.0 – Friendly PvP

Developer Update: v32.0 – Friendly PvP

Hey everyone and welcome to another Developer Update. It's been a little while since we've put one of these out but we have been hard at work on a number of things behind the scenes during this new year period and we're really proud to bring you something that we as a...

Developer Update: End of Season 13 Balance Changes

Developer Update: End of Season 13 Balance Changes

This season we are having a slightly smaller balance change, with two new warlords coming out in quick succession at the end of the last year and a large number of changes to existing warlords it makes sense to give things a little time to even out more fully before...


Build your unique collection of cards, each featuring a new or classic Warhammer 40,000 miniature painted by Games Workshop’s ‘Eavy Metal team.


Select a Warlord and create a deck around their special rule. Will you include allies? Should you spend your points on a few, powerful cards, or a horde?



Take on enemy decks in quick, turn-based, tactical battles. Easy to play but with great depth, use timing, positioning and combo’s to crush their Warlord.


Take part in Campaigns and Missions based on iconic Warhammer 40,000 battles. Defeat AI opponents, climb the leaderboards and win great prizes.


Learn about the Warhammer 40,000 universe and the characters in your collection. Enjoy references from the first to the most recent edition of the game.


New characters are added to the game at the same time Games Workshop releases them, so you can battle with classic and the very latest releases.

Combat Cards

Each card is based on a character from Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000, and includes stats which reflect how that miniature plays in the tabletop game. 

The more powerful a card, the more points it costs to include in your deck.

As you upgrade cards you increase their Wounds, and their ranged, melee and psychic attack stats. 

Upgrade them enough and you unlock the card’s ‘trait’, adding more depth to the combat with special powers, like Distract, Furious Charge and Fear.


Build decks from every Warhammer 40,000 army, grouped into eight factions: