The Black Templars in Warhammer 40,000 are a zealous and crusading chapter of Space Marines known for their fervent devotion to the Emperor of Mankind. They are driven by a relentless desire to purge heresy and defend humanity from all threats. The Black Templars favor close combat and are characterized by their aggressive tactics and overwhelming melee prowess. They operate as a crusading fleet across the galaxy, taking the fight to enemies of the Imperium with their righteous fury and unyielding determination.