Sanctioning Brand - What, Where, If? in Dark Heresy Gamemasters Posted July 30, 2011 Another thought for location of the brand could be somewhere on the scalp. The sanctionate could be shaved bald and branded during his trials. By the time he arrives at his destination, the brand is covered by hair. Add that there is some type of addtional ientifier, whether psychic imprint or similar to rf id, the psyker is better able to be covert.