Games Workshop is gearing up for the holiday season with its first wave of Battleforces along with new Warcry and a surprise Blood Bowl release. See what’s coming to pre-orders next week.
Daughters of Khaine: Khainite Slaughter-Coven
Spill blood with this box! It features a Slaughter Queen on Cauldron of Blood (which can be built as a Bloodwrack Shrine or a Hag Queen on Cauldron of Blood), five Melusai Blood Sisters (who can be built as Blood Stalkers), five Khinerai Heartrenders (who can be built as Lifetakers), five Doomfire Warlocks, and 10 Witch Aelves (who can be built as Sisters of Slaughter).
Retail value: $302
Orruk Warclans: Kruleboyz Swamp-Lurkers
Step out the swamp with Swampboss Skumdrekk and Gobsprakk, the Mouth of Mork (who can also be built as a Snatchaboss on Sludgeraker Beast and Killaboss on Corpse-rippa Vulcha, respectively). They lead three Man-Skewer Boltboyz and 10 Gutrippaz.
Retail value: $165
Gloomspite Gitz: Stampeding Squigalanche
The Squiqalanche consists of a Loonboss on Giant Cave Squig, two Mangler Squigs (who can be ridden by Loonbosses), 10 Squig Hoppers (who can be assembled as Boingrot Bounders), and a 12-strong Squig Herd.
Retail value: $228
Skaven: The Verminous Host
It features Grey Seer on Screaming Bell (which can also be built as a Plague Priest on Plague Furnace), a Warlock Bombardier, three Stormfiends, a whopping 40 Clanrats, and 40 Plague Monks.
Retail value: $338
Nighthaunt: Legion Of Grief
You’ll haunt the table with Lady Olynder, Mortarch of Grief, a Black Coach, 10 Bladeghast Revenants, 10 Dreadscythe Harridans, and 10 Grimghast Reapers.
Retail value: $330
Sylvaneth: Revenant Wargrove
Featuring Drycha Hamadreth leads two Treelords (which can alternatively be built as a Spirit of Durthu or a Treelord Ancient), 10 Spite-Revenants (which can be built as Tree-Revenants), and 16 Sylvaneth Dryads.
Retail value: $210
Stormcast Eternals: Thunderstrike Spearhead
You’ll get a Knight-Relictor, three heavily armed Annihilators, 10 Vanquishers, and 10 Vigilors armed with stormcaller bows. Finally, there’s a pair of swift and deadly Stormdrake Guards (one of which can alternately be built as a Knight-Draconis).
Retail value: $325
Originally available in the Arcane Cataclysm boxed set, you can how get the Curseling, Eye of Tzeentch.
Scinari Enlightener joins the ranks of the Lumineth Realm-lords. Bring some immense magical power to the tabletop.
Warcry gets some big releases starting with Warcry: Sundered Fate. The Jade Obelisk or on a mission and the Hunters of Huanchi aren’t happy with the desecration. The boxed set features 23 miniatures, terrain, a gaming board, warband tome, fighter and ability cards, battleplan cards, and rules to play!
If you want some scenery, there’s also the Ravaged Lands: Gnarlwood Watchcamp. It collects a grisly glade of Ghurish terrain first released in Warcry: Heart of Ghur.
The Horns of Hashut are coming! The 10 miniatures, including Ruinators, Demolishers – one of whom is armed with the deadly Flamehurler – and Shatterers. They’re also usable in Slaves to Darkness armies for Warhammer Age of Sigmar.
Maybe the Rotmire Creed are more your thing? This warband contains a Witherlord, a Bloated One, two Carrion Catchers, and six Mirefolk Outcasts. The Rotmire Creed can also serve as a sneaky vanguard unit for the Maggotkin of Nurgle in Warhammer Age of Sigmar.
Warband Tome: Rot and Ruin is a 64-page book containing the background information for the Horns of Hashut and the Rotmire Creed. There are also quests for both warbands and two campaign arcs.
The original Warcry warbands are returning. You can pick up all of the original eight warbands from the eight Mortal Realms, plus the spidery Tarantulos Brood, the brutish Darkoath Savagers, and Khainite Shadowstalkers. These updated boxes don’t include fighter or ability cards, all those rules are free to download. And you can use them in Warhammer: Age of Sigmar!
There’s also returning Warcry Monsters! Use them in games of Warcry or as part of your Slaves to Darkness armies.
There’s also four dice packs coming. One for each of the Horns of Hashut, the Rotmire Creed, the Hunters of Huanchi, and the Jade Obelisk warbands.
In a bit of a surprise, Dungeon Bowl: Death Match is coming! This first expansion for Dungeon Bowl pits the College of Death against the College of Life in an almighty clash between two teams of mixed players, new Dungeon Tiles, tokens, and more.
Blood Bowl Spike! Presents: 2022 Almanac! will be available as a hardback or ePub collecting the Norse and Amazon issues of Spike!. There’s also rules for eight new star players.
Warhammer: The Horus Heresy gets upgrade packs.
The Night Lords MKVI Legion Upgrades features helmets, heads, and shoulder pads.
Flesh is weak, so upgrade your force with the Iron Hands MKVI Legion Upgrades.
Sanguinius: The Great Angel (Special Edition) is written by Chris Wraight and features gold page edges, leather-effect covers, and more. You can also get it in the standard hardback, eBook, or audio editions.
The Soul Drinkers Omnibus II by Ben Counter continues the saga collecting books four, five, and six, along with a novella.
Hallowed Ground by Richard Strachan is a family affair for the ven Densts, as Gloria sets off on her father’s trail in the aftermath of the great siege led by Kragnos, in order to discover a dark secret that spells doom for the city of Excelsis.
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Mortarion: Le Roi Blême is the French edition of Mortarion: The Pale King.