Sunday, 11 December 2016

Cults and Daemons

Howdy Guys and Girls :)

Today I want to talk about some chaotic non legion projects - daemons and cults, to be precise!

Warp Cult of the Age of Darkness - The Children of the Crow


My warp cult will be an allied detachment for my Word Bearers - I managed to finish the first unit a few days ago. I plan to paint 10 more grenadiers aswell as their sinister leader - a bloated preacher called "father of crows", and some ogryns in the new year. After that I'll wait for new GW releases - would love to get multi-part cultists and pestigors!







Here is a rough army list idea for my cult:

Imperialis Militia and Cults Army List (Allied Detachment, 500 points)

HQ:
Force Commander, Cyber Familiar, The Muster of World
130 pts

ELITE:
Auxilia Ogryn Brutes (5 Ogryns)
190 pts

TROOPS:

Imperialis Militia Grenadier Squad
9x Grenadiers, Sergeant, Flamer
90 pts

Imperialis Militia Grenadier Squad
9x Grenadiers, Sergeant, Plasma Gun
90

Keep in mind this is supposed to be a small, fluffy allied detachment for Zone Mortalis games (hence I need to take grenadiers instead of other units, as you are only allowed to take 15 guys per squad). If I would have to expand the list I would add some Leeves (Pestigors), Sentinels and Leman Russ tanks. I can also use them alongside my Word Bearers with one of the new Rite of Wars.

Tzaangor Daemonworld Herd




Another little allied army I would like to do - a cult based on the new Tzaangors models. This could represent either the Thousand Sons thrall-armies from Sortiarius (for the Siege of Terra) or the denizen of the Daemonworld of Sicarus - the future "homeworld" of the Word Bearers.

The idea for this army would be similiar to the cult list above - but with lots of tzaangor leeves (20+ tzaangor units!). I'm mostly waiting for upcoming AoS tzeentch stuff before deciding on this though!



Daemons of the Ruinstorm


I managed to finish three daemon models this year - my Brass Scorpion, the Changeling and Zarakynel.









I still have a bunch of daemonic stuff to do in the future. My plan is to have atleast an allied detachment per god - and all units from their codex painted atleast once!

Here a list of daemons I've completed so far:

Daemons of the Ruinstorm (3119 points)

HQ:
Daemonic Heralds
Epidemius, Skulltaker, The Changeling, Herald of Khorne
340 pts

TROOPS:
Bloodletters
10x Bloodletters, Icon, Instrument and Bloodreaper
125 pts

Plaguebearers
10x Plaguebearers, Icon, Instrument and Plagueridden
115 pts

ELITE:
Bloodcrushers
3x Bloodcrushers, Bloodhunter, Icon, Instrument
160 pts

HEAVY SUPPORT:
Skull Cannon
125 pts

LORDS OF WAR
Ang'grath the Unbound
888 pts

Greater Brass Scorpion of Khorne
700 pts

Zarakynel
666 pts



Hope you enjoyed this little overview - what chaotic stuff do you want to see featured? Write us in the comments below!

Regards,
Lady Atia

16 comments:

  1. Samus?

    Looks great, and can't wait for your future projects!

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    1. I started him, but he is currently shelved. Had some bad luck with him - maybe I'll finish the cute blood-ratling when I work on Magnus' skin :)

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  2. Currently rereading Talon of Horus and it's had the accidental effect of making me want to get some Tzaangors!

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  3. Excellent work on the hoods/masks on those culties. Super creepy. The Brass Scorpion looks fantastic as well. I hope I can get mine to come out as well.

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    1. Thanks :)

      Are you planning on using an airbrush for your scorpion?

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    2. Nope. Just a really big paintbrush. Like, normally used for doing trim on houses big paintbrush :D

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    3. Haha!

      That said, you can get an airbrush for cheap - would work fine for basecoats :)

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    4. I know, but I've got my technique down, and I don't really have a great space available to use an airbrush or the desire to spend the time learning it when I've already got something that works.

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  4. Not sure about the list I've found out that is best to pick tainted flesh/cult and go with 60+ levies for allies, you could then use Lorgar and his legion to summon daemons and get the nice toys

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    1. The problem with big units like these - for one, you can't use them in Zone Mortalis. RAW you only can use units that are not larger than 15 models there. The other problem I have with 60+ model units - I always try to paint my models on the same standard. In the time of painting 60+ cultists I also can paint 60 Space Marines :/

      That said, my Tzaangors (and Pestigors for the word bearers cultists) will probably be Leeves.

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  5. I love the cultists, I need to get more myself. I'm with you with the painting of cultists, they all end up the same standard, wether they're lowly rabble or a "noble" space marine.

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    1. Yep! It's both a curse and a blessing :P

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  6. Ever been inspired by Blanchitsu and his convertions ?(first place I go in WD)

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