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Games Workshop Reveals its Warhammer: 40,000 Battleforces

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It’s Battleforce Day and Games Workshop has revealed this year’s releases, a new annual tradition! There are six Battleforces for Warhammer 40,000 which will be available in December.

Prepare for war with the Space Marines “Shieldbreaker Strike Force” Battleforce. It includes a Captain and his entourage of Bladeguard Veterans lead a balanced heavy infantry force of 10 Intercessors, 10 Assault Intercessors, and five Heavy Intercessors. Meanwhile, a fast and agile Storm Speeder Hailstrike is perfect for flanking enemy forces, or taking down hard targets when built either as the Hammerstrike or Thunderstrike variant.

Space Marines "Shieldbreaker Strike Force" Battleforce

The Adepta Sororitas “Purgatos Mission” has a Sister Dogmata commanding this force, which is composed of five Celestian Sacrosancts, 10 Battle Sisters, an Immolator armed transport, and a mighty Exorcist tank.

Adepta Sororitas "Purgatos Mission"

The Adeptus Mechanicus “Omnissiah’s Talon” features Five speedy Pteraxii, five stealthy Ruststalkers, and three Serberys Raiders make up the core of this battleforce, supported by the Ironstrider Ballistarii’s powerful cognis lascannons. Behind them marches a unit of 10 Skitarii Rangers and their Tech-priest Manipulus commander.

Adeptus Mechanicus "Omnissiah's Talon"

The Death Guard “Plaguefester Warband” features a Champion and Icon Bearer leading seven Plague Marines and three Deathshroud Terminators. Three Myphitic Blight-haulers and a Plagueburst Crawler cover their march.

Death Guard "Plaguefester Warband"

Rise from a slumber with the Necrons “Worldscour Legion”. A Psychomancer cryptek leads the force, with a unit of 10 Necron Warriors and three Scarab Swarms. Also included is a Lokhust Heavy Destroyer, three Ophydian Destroyers, five Flayed Ones, and two huge Canoptek Doomstalkers.

Necrons "Worldscour Legion"

The Orks “Killdakka Warband” features five Nobz, 20 Boyz, and 10 Gretchin with their Runtherd handler, Da Boss on his Deffkilla Wartrike. Also included is a Big Mek with Shokk Attack Gun and a Dakkajet.

Orks "Killdakka Warband"

Take Your 40K Battles to War Zone Charadon

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During today’s new online preview, Games Workshop revealed the next War Zone to battle it out in Warhammer 40K. War Zone Charadon Act 1: The Book of Rust has Typhus and the Death Guard attempting to claim the forge world Metalica for their own. Standing in their way is the Adeptus Mechanicus.

War Zone Charadon Act 1: The Book of Rust features background about the epic war zone but also new rules for:

  • Death Guard
  • Adeptus Mechanicus
  • Imperial Knights
  • Drukhari

The new Death Guard codex will be releasing soon and it’s unknow what rules will be added here that won’t be found in that book. The Drukhari codex has been revealed to be released in early 2021, so same questions apply to that army as well.

The new codex supplement won’t be the only release. The Plague Purge Mission Pack delivers a host of specific Crusade rules. Create a campaign around the world and gain relics and abilities along the way. It gives a whole new region of space to set campaigns in.

Games Workshop Pre-Orders Return with New Psychic Awakening and Adeptus Mechanicus

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Games Workshop has re-opened, not just with their store but also with new releases. The first new releases in a while are available now for pre-order in this very Warhammer 40K heavy release week.

If you’re an Adeptus Mechanicus player, you have a lot of options available to you!

Get some aerial support with the Archaeopter Fusilave, Archaeopter Transvector, and Archaeopter Stratoraptor, all available for $100 each. Each kit will allow you to build any of the three vehicles.

You can also start your army with the Start Collecting! Adeptus Mechanicus box for $95.

Psychic Awakening: Engine War has a few different editions including the Collector’s Edition for $80, regular Edition for $40, and Digital Edition for $34.99.

Psychic Awakening: Engine War

You can get the Pteraxii Skystalkers or Pteraxii Sterylizors for $60. The kit can make either unit guaranteeing extra bits for the box!

Pteraxii Skystalkers

Get some cavalry help with the Serberys Sulphurhounds or Serberys Raiders. The kit costs $60 and allows you to make either unit.

Serberys Sulphurhounds

Finally, add Tech-Priest Manipulus to your force for $35.

Tech-Priest Manipulus

Finally, sit back and enjoy three new books from Black Library! You can get Sons of the Selenar (Hardback) for $27, War of the Orks: Book 4 (Paperback) for $8.99, and Flight of the Kharadron: Book 4 (Paperback) for $8.99.

Las Vegas Open 2020: New Adeptus Mechanicus and Gaz is Back!

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The Las Vegas Open 2020 is underway and Games Workshop has a bunch of reveals. For Warhammer 40K, the Adeptus Mechanicus are getting reinforcements!

Say hello to Serberys Sulphurhounds and skirmishers Serberys Raiders a new unit of cyber-beasts to take into battle!

Serberys Sulphurhounds
Serberys Raiders

You’ll also take to the sky with Pteraxii. You’ll drop in to take out key targets allowing the rest of your troops to advance.


Both new units, along with the Archaeopter, will be in Psychic Awakening: Engine War which will feature Imperial Knights, Chaos Knights, Adpetus Mechanicus, and Daemons of Chaos.

But that’s not all!

Ghazghkull Thraka is back! Along with Makari, the Orks are going to be getting their iconic leader soon!

Forgebane Has Arrived for Warhammer 40K and Available for Pre-Order

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Warhammer 40,000: Forgebane is here! It’s the latest boxed set and pits the insidious Necrons against the Adeptus Mechanicus.

The set includes two new Imperial Knights, the deadly Ariger Warglaives. The box also includes rules and matched play points to add these new units to your Imperium army.

The box also features the first push for the Necrons who will soon have their own codex. It features the first ecer plastic Cryptek, armed with the advanced Canoptek cloak.

The box set also kicks off a new chapter of Warhammer 40,000. The Adeptus Mechanicus is desperately seeking out blackstone, a material that could help save the galaxy from Chaos’ forces.

The box is priced to sell as it’s cheaper than getting all of the miniatures separately and that’s before the Cryptek and Armiger Warglaives.

Get yours now for $160.

Necron and Adeptus Mechanics Clash in Forgebane

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Games Workshop has revealed a new battle box set featuring two forces clashing, Adeptus Mechanicus and Necrons. The set features the two armies, rules to play them, and a new chapter in the Warhammer 40,000 lore.

Forces clash when the Adeptus Mechanicus discover the secrets of blackstone, material with the potential to neutralize Chaos’ powers.

The Forgebane box set is an easy way to pick up new units for your existing armies or start an entirely new force.


The box set comes with Knight Armiger Warglaives and a Necron Cryptek both previously shown.

The Armiger Warglaive fits into the Lord of War slot. They’re ideal for filling a Super-heavy detachment.

The Necron Cryptek features new wargear that allows them to skim above the battlefield and repair units.

Games Workshop’s Pre-Orders Include Adeptus Mechanicus and Death Guard Deathshroud

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Next week’s pre-orders from Games Workshop are up on their site and the march of Nurgle continues while the Imperium gets some reinforcements from the Adeptus Mechanicus.

Making its debuts us Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus which you can get in a collector’s edition for $80, regular for $40, enhanced digital for $39.99, and ePub for $34.99.

The Adeptus Mechanicus’ Belisarius Cawl is now available on his own for $55.

And you’re able to also get Datacards: Adeptus Mechanicus to better manage your army for $15.

The Deathshroud Bodyguard join Nurgle’s Death Guard army bringing their close quarter nastiness to the tabletop.

A new hardback Watchers of the Throne: The Emperor’s Legion is out for $27 in hardback and Eye of the Night is available on CD for $17.50.

Codex: Adeptus Mechanics and Deathshroud Terminators are Next Week’s Games Workshop Pre-Orders

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Codex: Death Guard might be hitting the shelves next week but it’s the pre-orders for the following week we’ve got our eye on. Games Workshop isn’t slowing down with the release of Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus and the Deathshroud Terminators.

Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus covers rules for the various sects of mysterious cult. The codex will unclude rules for the Cult Mechanicus, Skitarii, Questor Mechanicus Knights, as well as new Strategems, Warlord Traits, and Relics.

The codex also includes rules for 7 forge worlds including Mars, Agripinaa, and Stygies VIII.

Also being released for the first time on its own is Belisarius Cawl.

Codex: Death Guard Gets some love with the release of Deathshroud Terminators.

The Deathshroud Terminators have a solid role as armored bodyguard for characters and are armed with toxic plaguespurt guantlets, deadly Manreapers, with 3 strength 8 attacks in melee, each with AP -3 and dealing D3 damge apiece. Wearing Cataphractii Terminator Armor, the Deathshroud have Toughness 5, Disgustingly Resilient, a 2+ save, and 2 Wounds. They’re deadly and durable.

They Deathshroud also have a rule “Silent Bodyguard” which allows them to take a ranged hit for a friendly Death Guard character.

The week also sees the release of the Citadel Paint app, a must for modelers.

Games Workshop Reveals Codex Adeptus Mechanicus

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The next Codex for Games Workshop‘s Warhammer 40,000 will be Codex Heretic Astartes Death Guard this September. But today, it has been revealed that Codex Adeptus Mechanicus will follow that.

The new Codex will contain rules for fielding the Cult Mechanicus, the Skitarii, and the Knights of Questor Mechanicus. It will also feature rules for seven forge worlds.

Codex Adeptus Mechanicus will follow the Death Guard so expect it some time September or October.

New 40K Releases Include Plasma Obliterator, Promethium Relay Pipes, and Mechanics Onager Dunecrawler

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The new releases for Games Workshop‘s Warhammer 40K look impressive this week with the Onager Dunecrawler for the new Adeptus Mechanicus army and two new terrain pieces. The Plasma Obliterator adds a whole new weaponized fortress to your games and the Promethium Relay Pipes provide some handy cover and obstacles.

If you see the Plasma Obliterator on the shelves, you might want to grab it as the kit has been allocated and sold out.

plasma obliterator promethium relay pipes