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 11 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...

Developer Update: New Trait – Target Acquired

Developer Update: New Trait – Target Acquired

Let’s talk about the latest trait that is going to land at the beginning of the next rank season: Target Acquired. As the trait name implies, and as many of you have guessed, this will allow cards to target specific enemy cards and focus attacks against them,...

Road to Clans: Part 3 – Looking Ahead

Road to Clans: Part 3 – Looking Ahead

Welcome to the third and final instalment in our three part series looking at the Clans feature in Warhammer Combat Cards. Up until now we've talked about the effort it took to build the infrastructure to make Clans possible in Part 1 - Foundations and the various...

Road to Clans: Part 2 – Beginnings

Road to Clans: Part 2 – Beginnings

Welcome to part two of our three part series taking a look at the Clans feature in Warhammer Combat Cards. In this post we'll take a look at the structure and features that are coming with Clans at launch, and in the next we'll be looking forward to what's coming in...


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: