Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: The Aeldari Arrive
After weeks of teasing, the Aeldari arrive in Games Workshop‘s pre-order next week. Not only is the Codex available but also some of what has already been revealed, which means there’s a lot more to come!
Codex: Aeldari comes in the expected two editions. The 200 page book features rules for Asuryani, Ynnari, and Harlequins. You’ll also find lore, photos o miniatures, campaign section, psychic disciplines, datasheets, and more.
Get the regular edition or the limited collector’s edition with a soft-touch cover, silver foil blocking, and black ribbon marker.
Maugan Ra arrives with a brand new miniature. The Phoenix Lord is armed with his iconic scythed shuriken cannon, the Maugetar.
What’s Maugan Ra without Dark Reapers? The new plastic kit will have you unleashing long-ranged attacks. It features a lot of options for heads, an Exarch with a choice of tempest launcher, Aeldari missile launcher, shuriken cannon, or reaper launcher!
New Warlocks are here as well. The psykers are ready to take on those who oppose them with their psychic energy.
Every Aeldari are trained for battle, hence the Guardians. Guardian Defenders wield shuriken catapults with a heavy weapons platform. Storm Guardians are close-combat focused protected by a Serpent Shield.
There are also Dice and Datacards for your Aeldari forces.
The Triumvirate of Ynnead returns as well!
Yvraine is the emissary of Ynnead, the god of death. SHe’s a powerful psyker and wields the power Croneswords. There’s also a cute Gyrinx.
Visarch is the loyal bodyguard of Yvraine. Armed with a Cronesword, Visarch is clad in a suit of Bel-Anshoc armor from which he can draw upon various personalities of past wearers.
Yncarne is the herald of the God of the Dead. Deadly on the battlefield, Yncarne is a heavy-hitter for Ynnari forces.
The Middle-Earth Strategy Battle Game gets a release with Rutabi and Brórgîr. Lead the Rhûnnish Dragon Cults into battle with two Easterling Heroes. Rutabi is a powerful Hero and one of the foremost Easterling generals. Brórgîr is the head Easterling War Priest, who has delved into the ancient texts to enhance his dark powers to earth-shattering levels.
Black Library is getting some classic books back as a made to order print run. Get five hardcover books to complete your Siege of Terra collection as it builds to its climax. You’ll be able to get your hands on The Master of Mankind, Garro: Weapon of Fate, Shattered Legions, The Crimson King, and Tallarn – books 41 to 45 in the series.
There are quite a few licensed releases coming as well.
The Raven Guard Assault Intercessor Veteran Sergeant was previously only available through GameStop in North America. The rest of the world (except China and North America) will be able to get this figure from McFarlane Toys through Games Workshop.
Also from McFarlane Toys will be four artist proof figures. You can choose from the Ymgarl Genestealer, the Space Marine Reiver with Grapnel Launcher, the Ork Meganob with Shoota, and the Ork Big Mek.
For those that want their Games Workshop games in other tabletop form, you can get Cubicle 7’s Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay: Elector Counts – An Old World Card Game. Collect resources, assassinate rivals, and prepare for leadership-toppling sieges. The game is for 2 to 4 players.
The Risk: Warhammer 40,000 has been out for a bit but here’s another chance to get this game. his board game for three to five players pits Marneus Calgar’s Ultramarines, Abaddon the Despoiler’s Black Legion, and the xenos hoards of the craftworld Aeldari, Orks, and Genestealer Cults against each other.