Warhammer 40K: Rogue Trader – Where To Recruit Every Companion


There are a total of ten companions players can recruit in Warhammer 40K Rogue Trader; here’s how to recruit each of them.

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Warhammer 40K Rogue Trader will have players assembling their squad of party members to face all sorts of horrors and evil scattered around the galaxy. Many of these characters will be met fairly early into the game, each also representing a unique faction in the 40K universe.


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Each party member has their own strengths and weaknesses, and it’s key for any party to be well balanced. While every companion can be recruited, only a few can be active in the party at a time, making it important to unlock them all quickly to find your favorites.

How To Unlock Every Companion

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There are a total of ten possible companions for players to recruit. They will take up the other five possible slots in a player’s party, with the sixth being the Rogue Trader themself. Players can also recruit mercenary companions, but these are much weaker storylines and character-wise.



How To Recruit Them



On the Rogue Trader’s Voidship during the prologue of the game.



On the Rogue Trader’s Voidship during the prologue, shortly after Abelard.

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On the Rogue Trader’s Voidship, during the prologue shortly after Idira



In Chapter One, On Eurac V, during the mission Secrets Of The Navis Nobilite



In Chapter One, at the Rykard Minoris Starport, upon returning after the events on Eurac V.



In Chapter One, at the Electrodynamic Cenobium and the Inquisition member, the Rogue Trader is looking for.



In Chapter 2 at Footfall, Jae is found in the Governor’s manor and will join after helping her and her smugglers.



In Chapter 2 on, Janus, after defeating some rebels for the Governor, speak to Yrliet and ask her to join.



In Chapter 3 on Commorragh’s Anatomical Opera, win the first arena match and find Ulfar imprisoned; help him escape, and he will join.



In Chapter 3 on Commorragh Anatomical Opera; after completing a battle in the arena check the raised platform behind Tervantis where Marazhai can be found. In the conversation, select:

  • “I want to talk to you.”
  • “I saw what happened at the trial. You were tricked.”
  • “You are trapped. I am trapped. We could help each other.”
  • “Let’s make a deal: you help me take out my enemies, and I shall help you take out yours.”

Proceed with the plan, and after Marazhi reappears, tell him the offer still stands.


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Recruiting Mercenaries

High Factotum Janris Danrok On The Voidship

Mercenaries are another type of party member that can also be recruited at the voidship by talking to High Factotum Janris Danrok. Mercenaries are much more flexible and can be customized to the same level as the Rogue Trader, but they don’t offer the same conversations and stories as the other main characters. Between all the listed companions, each skill and battlefield role can easily be covered, leaving mercenaries only needed for those who missed out on a companion.


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