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I spy Typhus!

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Posted in the Mortarion thread

 

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  • Multi-part bloat drone confirmed
  • Typhus has a helmet - interesting pose

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Very nice. I was never a fan of Chaos but this Looks great - hopefully the Codex manages to reflect the army well.


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Kind of looks like there are two Terminator units - Deathshroud and Grave Wardens (/generic cult?).

 

Typhus has his helmet - thank goodness. Pose looks a little...insane, though. Need a closer look to judge.


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Typhus is actually wearing Cataphractii armour as described in Dark Imperium, take that everyone who said he wasn't! msn-wink.gif

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Typhus is actually wearing Cataphractii armour as described in Dark Imperium, take that everyone who said he wasn't! msn-wink.gif

 

I haven't seen a single person say he wasn't going to be in Cataphractii since the Index dropped.

 

Anyway, look at the combi-weapons on those Terminators. Looks brutal as hell. GW have done a stunning job on this range, Typhus pose pending. Love the new weapon on the bloat-drone- looks like it matches the tri-barrelled thing on the front of the plagueburst crawler.


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Correct me if I am wrong but is that another blight drone model in the center of the three?  I haven't seen that teeth filled carapace yet.


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Both the centre and the left bloat drones are new - the one on the right is from the Dark Imperium box. Looks like they get different weapon options and icons for the main carapace!


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Looks like Typhus has a little creature clinging to . . . or growing from . . . the side of his torso.



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I haven't seen a single person say he wasn't going to be in Cataphractii since the Index dropped.


Nice save.

The dedicated Typhus reveal can't be far away regardless, alongside the new Nurgle Plaguecrawler(?) which is sat at the back.

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I haven't seen a single person say he wasn't going to be in Cataphractii since the Index dropped.


Nice save.

The dedicated Typhus reveal can't be far away regardless, alongside the new Nurgle Plaguecrawler(?) which is sat at the back.

 

 

Don't be odious - I expected them to keep Indomitus shoulders, like the Lord of Contagion model, which is still wearing Cataphractii. Wrong on the shoulders but was never wrong on the armour, was I now. Try reading the posts properly.

 

But yes, I expect so. Pale helmet being an homage to older paint jobs is a nice touch


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Those Terminators are so beautiful...

And that Ad Mech codex sounds freakin awesome. And factions rolled into one!
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Now there are giant men with rocket launcher machine guns and 4 hearts and are really super awesome who beat up everything.
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Typhus looking great!

 

 

Art work looking great!!!

 

 

adeptus!

 

 

gimme tau dex -.-


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Those Death Guard Terminators and Typhus are amazing, my nurglings are tingling. 


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- Typhus
- 2 kinds of terminators
- new PM models
- 2 more weapon options for the bloat drones
- DG can take land raiders and defilers

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What do people think - are those two separate Terminator kits, or a dual kit? My hunch is on two separate kits - seem to be a lot of parts difference between them. Also missing the smiling Terminator from the initial reveal in March? Also surprised there only seem to be 4 Terminators there and not 5 - photography quirk?

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Also, is that  a Plague Marine with a heavy weapon right at the back?


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So the Scythe carrying armored dudes up front may be a smaller Elite squad right? Seems to only be 3 up front, so maybe Deathshrouds will be a smaller more elitist unit instead of just a Terminator version (even tho they'll be... a terminator version haha).


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Looks like Typhus has a little creature clinging to . . . or growing from . . . the side of his torso.

It´s the nurgling, on of the two in his kit. One was sitting on his right leg and one was separate piece licking a horn sprouting from ground.


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So the Scythe carrying armored dudes up front may be a smaller Elite squad right? Seems to only be 3 up front, so maybe Deathshrouds will be a smaller more elitist unit instead of just a Terminator version (even tho they'll be... a terminator version haha).

Which would make sense, since they're basically Mortarions bodyguards, right?



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Plaguespitter (?) being carried by a normal marine - perhaps DG Havocs, or simply even more options for Plague Marine squads?


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What do people think - are those two separate Terminator kits, or a dual kit? My hunch is on two separate kits - seem to be a lot of parts difference between them. Also missing the smiling Terminator from the initial reveal in March? Also surprised there only seem to be 4 Terminators there and not 5 - photography quirk?

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Also, is that  a Plague Marine with a heavy weapon right at the back?

Honestly he looks quite different compared to the other Terminators we've seen now. Could be a character at this point as well lol


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Plaguespitter (?) being carried by a normal marine - perhaps DG Havocs, or simply even more options for Plague Marine squads?


I believe plague marines have the option to take the plague splitter in the csm dex so its probably that

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I count 7 terms, 4 with combis and 3 with scythes, and then Typhus. Possible kit making 2 kinds?


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Plaguespitter (?) being carried by a normal marine - perhaps DG Havocs, or simply even more options for Plague Marine squads?


I believe plague marines have the option to take the plague splitter in the csm dex so its probably that

 

 

Yeah my bad, that's probably the plague belcher/spewer - good catch!

 

 

I count 7 terms, 4 with combis and 3 with scythes, and then Typhus. Possible kit making 2 kinds?

 

My bet is there's 2 separate kits, one 5 man and one 3 man Deathshroud. Missing the smiling Terminator previewed in March. But frankly if it's one kit that makes both of those variants, I'm impressed - lots of variety there


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