This is a profile for the Tau Empire from Warhammer 40k.


The Tau where once a divided race, but were then united under the leadership of the Ethereal caste. They even managed to surpass the human race in terms of technology, They seek allies who are willing to serve them in their 'Greater Good'.

Military structure/Weaponry


  • Ethereals
    • Aun'Va


  • XV22 Battlesuit
  • Tau Commander
  • XV8 Crisis Battlesuit Shas'vre Bodyguard


  • XV8 Crisis Battlesuit
    • Battlesuit Team
  • XV25 Stealthsuits
  • XV15 Stealthsuits
  • XV95 Ghostkeel Battlesuits


  • Fire Warriors
    • Strike Team
    • Breacher Team
  • Devilfish Transport
  • Gue'vesa
  • Kroot
    • Hounds
    • Krootox
    • Shaper
    • Knarloc

Fast Attack

  • Pathfinders
  • Vespid Stingwings
  • Piranha
  • Tetra
  • Drones

Heavy Support

  • Sniper Drone Team
  • XV88 Broadside Battlesuit
  • Hammerhead Gunship
  • Sky Ray


  • Barracuda Fighter
  • Tiger Shark
    • Tiger Shark AX-1-0
  • Manta Missile Destroyer
  • Razorshark
  • Sun Shark
  • Demiurg Attack Craft
  • DX-6 Remora Drone Stealth Fighter
  • Moray
  • Orca
  • Gal'leath (Explorer)-class Starship
  • Bastion-class Commerce Vessel
  • Il'Emaar (Courier)-class Merchant Transport
  • Il'fannor (Merchant)-class Starship
  • Il'Porrui (Emissary)-class Cruiser
  • Kass'l (Orca)-class Gunship
  • Kir'la (Warden)-class Gunship
  • Kir'qath (Defender)-class Starship
  • Kir'shashvre (Castellan)-class Escort
  • Lar'shi (Hero)-class Starship
  • Lar'shi'vre (Protector)-class Cruiser
  • Or'es El'leath (Custodian)-class Battleship
  • Skether'qan (Messenger)-class Starship
  • Stronghold-class Commerce Vessel
  • Warsphere

Military weapons

Melee weapons

  • Dawn Blade (It is wielded by Commander Farsight)
  • Equalizer
  • Honour Blade
  • Honour Staves
  • Paradox of Duality (Wielded by Aun'Va)

Ranged weapons


  • Ion Rifle
  • Longshot Pulse Rifle
  • Pulse Blaster
  • Pulse Carbine
  • Pulse Pistol
  • Pulse Rifle
  • Rail Rifle
  • Kroot Bolt Thrower
  • Kroot Gun
  • Kroot Hunting Rifle
  • Kroot Rifle
  • Neutron Blaster


  • Airbursting Fragmentation Projector
  • Burst Cannon
  • Cluster Rocket System
  • Cyclic Ion Blaster
  • Cyclic Ion Raker
  • Destroyer Missiles
  • EMP Discharge Cannon
  • Flamer
  • Flechette Discharger
  • Fragmentation Cluster Shell Launcher
  • Fusion Blaster
  • Fusion Cascade
  • Fusion Collider
  • Fusion Eradicator
  • Heavy Burst Cannon
  • Heavy Rail Rifle
  • Heavy Railgun
  • Heavy Rail Cannon
  • Ion Accelerator
  • Ion Cannon
  • Missile Pod
  • Nexus Missile System
  • Onager Gauntlet
  • Phased Ion Gun
  • Plasma Rifle
  • Pulse ARC Cannon (aka Pulse blastcannon)
  • Pulse Bomb Generator
  • Pulse Driver Cannon
  • Pulse Submunitions Cannonl
  • Pulse Ordnance Multi-Driver
  • Pulse Submunitions Rifle
  • Quad Ion Turret
  • Railgun
  • Repulsor Impact Field
  • Seeker Missile
  • Smart Missile System


  • Shock Grenade
  • Web Mine
  • SIVA Charge
  • Scorch Cannon
  • Shock Cannon
  • Null Cannon


  • Arc Projectile
  • Solar Projectile
  • Void Projectile



  • Age founded/conquered: Unknown (Been discovered by a Human exploration Fleet)
  • Territory type: Homeworld
  • Inhabitants: Tau, various races
  • Civilians: Unknown
  • Military: Unknown


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Civilization Stats

Tier-2 Galactic Domination: They are a highly advanced Technological race that even surpassed the Imperium of Man's current tech. They even mastered space flight and colonization.

Power Source

Science: FTL Travel (the Tau Empire are capable of traveling at incredible speeds across the galaxy despite being the slowest race to achieve FTL travel), EMP Projection (Many of the Tau's weapons can fire limited area of effect EMPs) Pheromone Manipulation (The Tau's Ethereals are capable of controlling it's population's social behavior through the usage of pheromones to serve the "Greater Good")

Conquest Stats

Tier 3-A Multi-System: They managed to conquer and colonize several star systems in their time of expansion via 'Spheres of Expedition'.

Power Stats

DC: Unknown: Tau commanders capable of combating better units with Plasma Blasters, some leaders and/or chamions can kill Greater Daemons of Chaos. Large Island: Tau Ships should be comparable to other imperial ships. Large Island possibly Multi-Continent: Tau Titan killers can go toe-to-toe with Imperium Titans. Large Island: Gunships with powerful Railguns and Missiles that are capable of destroying highly armored vehicles and buildings, even killed Dreadnoughts and Chaos Dreadnoughts. Large Building: Tau infantry weaponry makes human beings explode and can send them flying several feet away. One of his grenades destroyed a whole bunker and killed a Raptor Chapter Marine. Can harm Space Marines. Wall: Standard Tau melee combat being physically inferior to most aliens. Wall: Kroot melee combat.

Durability: Unknown:Leader class units comparable to other commander units in Warhammer. Planet: Their Larger Battlesuits lifting strength capable of lifting planets. Large Island possibly 'Multi-Continent': Tau Titans can go toe-to-toe with Imperium Titans. Large Island: Tau heavy vehicles capable of tanking damage of such explosives. Wall: Tau Infantry standard armor.

Speed: FTL+: Despite their lack of connection to the Warp, they possess their own means of FTL travel. Unknown: Spacecrafts traveling in space. Supersonic: Barracuda and other aircraft at cruising altitude and combat speed. Superhuman: Battlesuits movement speed. Superhuman: Kroot beasts max speed. Athletic: Tau Infantry movement speed.

Skills Stats

Their military primarily focused on pulse based weapons and Railgun types. They possess giant mech suits that carry large weapons, and possess jump packs that can leap from great distances. For navy, they are the lowest of the FTL travel because of their lack of connection to the warp which they don't have means of protection. Their larger battlesuits possess the lifting strength equal to the mass of a planet. And their largest Battlesuits are designed to combat Imperium Titan warmachines, which are one of the finest machines they have built.


Their military's strongest pros is their overwhelming firepower and weaponry system that will launch an overwhelming offensive movement with well coordinated plans based on it's doctrine in two forms. The Kauyon is essentially an ambush, where the enemy is drawn by use of a "lure" into a carefully prepared killing zone. The Mont'ka is a carefully planned attack designed to wipe out critical enemy defenses or units in a single well-placed strike.


They are a race that does not prefer a war of attrition, they also use their Tau main forces to attack from a distance instead of melee. They tend to be naive and tend to be cooperative to others which may lead to betrayals and manipulations.


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