- The dreadnought character Davian Thule was introduced in the game Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade, where he was the main character of the Space Marine campaign.
- The character of Gabriel Angelos (who leads the reinforcements and assists the player in the final battle) was the main character of the campaign in Dawn of War.
- The second leader of the Black Legion, Eliphas the Inheritor, was leading the Chaos Space Marines of the Word Bearer legion on Kronus, during the game Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade. He was slain there by the hand of a demon prince.
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