Each of the Orders Militant is led by a Canoness. who is one of its most experienced warriors and greatest spiritual leaders. A Canoness inspires intense devotion in her Battle Sisters, leading them from the fore as she sings the great hymns of the Ecclesiarchy.
Options: The Canoness may be given any equipment allowed by the Ministorum armoury.
Independent Character: Unless accompanied by a Celestian Bodyguard, the Canoness is an independent character and follows the Independent Character special rules in the Warhammer 40,000 rulebook.
Bodyguard: The Canoness may be accompanied by a Celestian Bodyguard, see the separate entry opposite. The Canoness and her Celestian Bodyguard count as a single HQ choice.
Sacred Rites: The Canoness adds +2 Faith points.