The Mortarchs of Nagash, Mannfred Von Carstein, Neferata the Queen of Vampires and Arkhan the Black are Necromancer Nagash's most feared Lieutenants and they're all in one box!
Riding on Dread Abyssal mounts, these miniatures have caused quite a stir since they were first seen, so much so that pre-orders have been outstripping demand. Shelf stock is low, so if you want one, now is the opportunity you need to grasp - or you can wait until this all dies down a bit.
But where's the fun in that?
Braving the rain and a suburb with roads closed due to a street festival (ergh) I ventured out this morning and grabbed one of only two on shelf at my local GW. Want to see what's in the box with the scary guy on the front?
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I am not a photographer, so expect dodgy pictures below.
There are good clear pictures of the kit options, plus a guide to the colours you might need.
I think $95 (like the Treeman) seems fairer really, but considering this sets importance in the army, maybe that's the rationale!?
This model fills me with dread a bit! Also notice the skull at the top right has a hollow open mouth - really nice touch!
As with previous releases for Warhammer fantasy Battle, the stats are included. Interestingly with this release you get a full data sheet with all the information!
This is also in German and French if you are bilingual or wanting to summon an undead from the Continent!
The construction of each mount is exactly the same so shares the initial front half of the instructions. It's not until you pic the character you want that the individual pieces come into play.
Ideally thinking in assembly and painting sub-assemblies would be the way to go - it would be a disaster to try and assemble the whole thing then paint it. You could follow the Japanese rule and paint it all on the sprue, then assemble it, but that doesn't seem that much fun!
As far as value goes, this is a major character so I get the price point. but as I said previously I think the $95 would be fairer for a two sprue kit.