A number of things inspired my decision on load out, firstly was the hypertoxic node from Shield of Baal. I wanted something to march forward supporting my main force alongside a host of poisonous beasties to do that I wanted some CC but also some ranged to soften up targets from the mid field.
Also I had already got a unit of Warriors built for the painting challenge and though it would be cool to echo their weapon loadout, so I went with a pair of twin linked devourers and lash whip/bone sword combo.
I could have magnetised the tyrant but for fixing up a model from an ebay batch it was a step to far, that and I like how recognisable leader beasts are cropping up in the fluff as the hive mind uses successful beasts again and again so having a fixed model suits me just fine.
And here he is.
Having selected the loadout and dug out the bits from the loft I set about choosing whether to use the Deathspitters arms or crushing claws with my 2nd ed devourers. as can bee seen below the Deathspitters provided the best combo and after the addition of some green stuff and a couple of other bits I finished him up.
My green stuff skills are fairly basic but I quite like how these turned out and once painted they should be fine.
|Outside edge devourer detail|
|Inside edge devourer detail with Toxin Sacs.|
This weekend gave me much better weather so I have managed to not only prime these two and the Malanthrope but also use a can of halfords dark green on the genestealers as well.
|Current state of the painting table. Their's a lot of green going on. |
Hopefully batch painting will mean I suddenly discover I'm all caught up.
Until then TTFN.