Warhammer Combat Cards

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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 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...

Developer Update: End of Season 12 Balance Changes

Developer Update: End of Season 12 Balance Changes

As usual, with the end of a season comes a balance change, and while recent balance passes have focused on Bodyguards and Traits (both overall distribution and their effects), this season we are mainly focusing on Warlords. So to start with we have three changes to...

Developer Update: New Trait – Barrage

Developer Update: New Trait – Barrage

The 18th trait to be added to the game, ready for the next ranked season, is one that has been requested and discussed a fair bit amongst the community: Barrage. The rule itself reads as follows: “Whenever this card makes a Ranged attack it deals 10/20/30% of that...

Developer Update: End of Season 12 Balance Changes

Developer Update: End of Season 11 Balance Changes

As we are coming to the end of the current ranked season we will be running a balance pass. Based on the data this season we have decided to adjust four of the least used Warlords and two of the least used traits to improve their viability. The details of these...


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: