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Magic: The Gathering Goes Beyond with its Warhammer 40,000 Collaboration

Wizards of the Coast revealed a lot of what’s coming soon for Magic: The Gathering and we’re excited for the collaboration with Games Workshop. Yes, Warhammer 40,000, Age of Sigmar, and Blood Bowl are all coming to Magic: The Gathering!

The two games combined with four 100-card Commander decks and three Secret Lair drops. But, you’ll also be able to use those cards in Commander, Legacy, and Vintage.

As part of Magic: The Gathering’s “Universes Beyond” the four commander decks are:

  • Tyranid Swarm (green-blue-red)
  • Forces of the Imperium (white-blue-black)
  • Necron Dynasties (mono-black)
  • The Ruinous Powers (blue-black-red)

There’s a regular edition and “Collector’s Edition” which comes fully foiled with never-before-seen special surge foil.

The three Secret Lair drops go further into the worlds of Games Workshop:

  • Secret Lair x Warhammer 40,000: Orks
  • Secret Lair x Warhammer Age of Sigmar
  • Secret Lair x Blood Bowl

Previews of the cards begin on July 26 with the Secret Lair Drop running from August 12-22. A worldwide release for the set is August 12 with the Launch Weekend Event taking place August 12-14.

With the announcement, we also got the first previews of cards being released.

Since the commander format is all about legendary creatures and big plays, it should be no surprise that Abaddon, the Despoiler is getting a card. He’s the “face” of “The Ruinous Powers” deck.

Abaddon, the Despoiler

You’ll scream your loyalty to Khorn with Blood for the Blood God! Appropriately the cost to cast the card drops the more things die on the battlefield.

Blood for the Blood God!

Space Marine Vanguard Suppressors are a 3/2 creature and allows you to create a squad of them when the creature enters the battlefield through the token-related mechanic “Squad”.

Vanguard Suppressors

The promo card Fabricate can be yours if you go to your local game store on launch day. The card features Belisarius Cawl and allows you to search your library for an artifact card and put it in your hand.


Skaven and Sylvaneth collide in Echoes of Doom

Games Workshop has revealed a new battlebox featuring Skaven and Sylvaneth…. Echoes of Doom! The new box set features many of the new miniatures revealed this past weekend during Warhammer Fest.

The box set is everything you need to battle it out with these two armies including miniatures, tokens, core rules, warscroll cards, and transfers. There’s also a supplement to get your narrative play on.

New miniatures include Grey Seer Skrittat, Lady of Vines, and Gossamid Archers!

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Witch-aelves, Nighthaunt, Middle-Earth, Adeptus Titanicus, and Blood Bowl!

It’s a fantasy sort of week for Games Workshop with next week’s pre-orders!

Nagash’s legions are back with Battletome: Nighthaunt! It features everything you need to bring this army to unlife. Get the regular edition or the limited collector’s edition which features a soft-touch cover, red ribbon marker, gilt page edges, and gold foil blocking.

Battletome: Nighthaunt

You can show off your loyalty and keep track of your forces with the Nighthaunt Warscroll Cards and Dice.

Nighthaunt Warscroll Cards and Dice

Maybe Morathi’s bloodthirsty daughters are your thing? Battletome: Daughters of Khaine is also being released with new and updated rules, lore, and abilities for the six temples of Khaine! It too has a regular and collector’s edition.

Battletome: Daughters of Khaine

Awlrach the Drowner is being released bringing spectral terror to the tabletop.

Awlrach the Drowner

Maybe you need range support for your Nighthaunt army? Then the Craventhrone Guard is what you’re looking for.

Craventhrone Guard

The Ethereal Court features three heroes – the Knight of Shrouds on Ethereal Steed, a Spirit Torment, and a Guardian of Souls.

Ethereal Court

If neither of those armies are what you’re looking for, then how about the Vanguard: Idoneth Deepkin? A great way to start your Deepkin force or expand a current one, it features 15 miniatures.

Vanguard: Idoneth Deepkin

Or how about Vanguard: Fyreslayers? A perfect start to your force, it features 26 hot-headed miniatures.

Vanguard: Fyreslayers

Expand your Fyreslayers with the Auric Runefather on Magmadroth. It’s being sold separately for the first time. It can also be used to build an Auric Runeson or Runesmiter on Magmadroth. Plus, whichever hero you don’t use can be built on foot!

Auric Runefather on Magmadroth

Defend the North of Middle-Earth with Defence of the North for the Middle Earth: Strategy Battle Game. The expansion takes players through pivotal events in the Northern Realms. It has new heroes and villains, new army lists, 22 narrative play scenarios, and six Legendary Legions.

Defence of the North

Made to Order gets a whole bunch of miniatures for the game as well. Bolster your nefarious forces of Evil with a whole heap of goblins, including the Warg Marauder shock cavalry, a malevolent Dragon, Moria Goblin heroes like Ashrâk, Drûzhag, Durbûrz, and Grôblog, and some supremely skilled Easterling Mounted Commanders. Stalwart Dwarves join the fray in the form of the Khazad Guard and Captains of Erebor, who are more than a match for any enemy in Middle-earth – no matter their height – while the Lake-town Captains command the forces of Dale against Evil.

If you need a battlefield, then look no further than the Fortress of Dol Guldur. It features six modular kits to build your ruins to battle over and within.

 Fortress of Dol Guldur

Show off your favored army with the Easterling Dice Set.

Easterling Dice Set

The Easterling’s mysterious ruler also is coming with The Dragon Emperor of Rhûn.

The Dragon Emperor of Rhûn

You can also build out your force with the elite Easterling Black Dragon Warriors.

Easterling Black Dragon Warriors

Lead the defense of the north with the Dale Commanders. It features a Captain of Dale with two Warriors of Dale to help command your armies.

Dale Commanders

The Dale Windlance is a war machine that fires fearsome Black Arrows as big as a man.

Dale Windlance

Blood Bowl gets a new release with Rumbelow Sheepskin! He’ll ram the other team and deliver touchdowns.

Rumbelow Sheepskin

Adeptus Titanicus gets a release with the Dire Wolf Heavy Scout Titan. It packs a bunch with carapace-mounted Volcano Cannons and Neutron Lasers.

White Dwarf 476 is also available with a new Tome Celestial for Hedonites who worship the Prince of Pleasure as well as sentries in Kill Team, new Warcry fighters, and Crusade rules for falling to Chaos in Warhammer 40,000.

White Dwarf 476

Black Library has a few releases. The Vincula Insurgency: Ghost Dossier 1 by Dan Abnett is getting a hardback, eBook, and audiobook release and you can get it in German too!

Warhammer Fest 2022: Cado Ezechiar and Drekki Flynt Come to the Tabletop

Two new characters have been revealed for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. Cado Ezechiar and Drekki Flynt are a bit different as the two are spinning out of Black Library books to the tabletop as opposed to starting their life on the tabletop and then getting books.

Cado Ezechiar has been featured in two short stories, star of the short stories Tower of Empty Mirrors and Beasts: The Road of the Hollow King. The vampire anti-hero is out searching for revenge.

He’ll star in his first novel soon. Be on the lookout for The Hollow King by John French.

Drekki Flynt is a Kharadron Overlord who’s picking up an axe for adventure. Drekki Flynt was featured in two short stories as well, The Lost Karak and Krenkha Gorogna. This pirate robs from the rich traveling to locales all across the Mortal Realms.

You’ll be able to find out more in Guy Haley‘s novel in The Arkanaut’s Oath which is coming soon.

Warhammer Fest 2022: General’s Handbook 2022

During Warhammer Fest 2022 the General’s Handbook 2022 was revealed for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. It’s the first volume for the current edition of the game bringing changes with it.

The latest season brings things back to basics emphasizing battleline troops. New rules, grand strategies, battle tactics, and core battalians will help troops claim and contest objectives.

The book contains 12 new battleplans, half focused on the theme of infantry reclaiming Ghur while the others are more general.

The General’s Handbook also includes a Pitched Battle Profiles booklet, featuring updated points for every faction in the game. While the updated profiles are still included with the book, they’ll also be available for free on Warhammer Age of Sigmar: The App, and on the Warhammer Community website!

General’s Handbook 2022

Warhammer Fest 2022: The Mortals Return to the Mortal Realms

During Warhammer Fest 2022 a massive new project was revealed, a new army focused on the ordinary people from the Cities of Sigmar.

While the game has been focused on massive beasts and powerful warriors, something has been missing, the average people that were once the Empire army.

The Free Cities is still quite some time away but there has been promises of many updates as they develop.

Warhammer Fest 2022: Ogroid Theridons are ready to shock the Mortal Realms

During Warhammer Fest 2022, the Ogroid Theridons were revealed. This warriors are part of Archaon’s coming storm standing above human warriors. With promises of a new home home, they’ve joined forces with Archaon raising dark citadels, forging mighty weapons, and acting as overseers of the Chaos armies.

You can find this heavy infantry option in the upcoming Slaves to Darkness coming this winter.

Warhammer Fest 2022: New Sylvaneth Revealed!

An update to the Sylvaneth is coming for Age of Sigmar as revealed during the second day of Warhammer Fest 2022.

The Lady of Vines is back after a death in the Realmgate Wars thanks to the god-queen of the Sylvaneth.

Joining her are Gossamid Archers! the lethal skirmishers have the power of flight due to the symbiotic zephyrspites using their movement to unleash their arrows that fire ravenous grubs that bore into your enemies!

New calvary are coming in the Spiterider Lancers! The cavalry are elite shock troops that are fast and strike foes before they can react.

Or, choose the Revenant Seekers which are a bit slower and are focused on resurrecting their allies.

Revenant Seekers

All of this is coming in Battletome: Syvlaneth which will be coming soon!

Battletome: Syvlaneth

Warhammer Fest 2022: The Skaven are Coming with a New Deathmaster

Warhammer Fest 2022 day 2 is focused on Age of Sigmar and Skaven have kicked thing off.

The live chat revealed a new Skaven Deathmaster to join your Skaven forces. The killer is armed with weapons coated with lethal toxins created by Clans Eshin. This is the first Skaven assassin in plastic!

That means Skaven are coming soon and the battletome will be the next battletome released for Grand Alliance Chaos! The children of the Horned Rat will be emerging soon!

Battletome Skaven

Slaves to Darkness and a New Daemon Prince Unveiled for Age of Sigmar

After a grainy leak early today, Games Workshop has released some updates as to what’s coming for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar!

Battletome: Slaves to Darkness is on its way and with it, some new miniatures… including an all-new Daemon Prince! It’s promised there’s more than meets the eye for the miniature so we’ll have to wait and see what… maybe some bits for use in Warhammer 40K too?

More will be revealed during Warhammer Fest Online 2022 which begins next week.

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