The XIII Chapter dug into the main ruin ready to face the slow drudge of Death whilst attempting to flank down the left hoping to catch the foul spawn in the cross fire. 

Opening up with a salvo of Krak missiles and Heavy bolter fire, the nearest Plague Marine squad took heavy casualities which was too much for one of the Marines who also turned tail and fled.

Death Guard casualties for turn 1

Nurgles blessing favoured the Death Guard and they reacted as quick as they could to reinforce their right side. The Plague Crawler moved back enough to be able to open fire on the advancing squads of Intercessors and Hellblasters and removing one of the Hellblasters.

Space Marine casualties for turn 1