Category: Skaven


Skaven on the move toward the NCGT

Grey Seer Skitterclaw leapt across the battlements into the heart of the enemy lines, warp lightning crackling around his fingers. He toasted a regiment of the puny man-things with a nonchalant wave of his left hand, whilst delivering a spinning elbow to the neck of the so-called Wizard he had moved in to dispatch. The fool fell to his knees, clutching at his throat, unable to voice any words of power.

Skitterclaw sneered at the weakling, who was clearly trembling in the face of such a supreme being, whilst drawing in another morsel of warp-fueled energy. As the man-things little whelps poured in around the Seer to help the stricken caster, Skitterclaw uttered a few short words of the Clan Pestilens Plague Priests. The resulting pox moved across the battlefield like a wave, leaving bubbling, twitching corpses in it’s dread wake.

The Seer looked about him. The few survivors remaining looked at him in awe, falling to their knees in final submission. He laughed as slavers dragged the pathetic things away, surveying his handywork. More enemies were nearby, clearly afraid by what they had just witnessed. Skitterclaw span on his heel, and ran toward them, squeeking excitedly about the world of pain he was about to bring down on the stupid man-things…

Grey Seer Skitterclaw lay asleep on his bed of straw, squeeking excitedly, legs and arms twitching frantically. A messenger burst into the burrow and fell to his knees.

“My Lord, my Lord! Wake up master!”

Skitterclaw awoke with a start and jumped to his feet.

“Feel my wrath puny man-things!”, he shouted out with his hand outstretched toward the kneeling rat-man.

The Seer’s eyes darted around the burrow and he soon realised where he was. Seeing the messenger before him quaking where he knelt, he could smell that he had squirted the musk of fear. 

Skitterclaw lowered his hand, agitated that he had acted foolishly.

“What is it, can’t you say that I’m busy?! Speak! Quick-quick!”, he blurted out.

“Yes-yes, oh masterful one”, the messenger said, face down to the ground. Skitterclaw could tell that he was grinning by the sound of his voice. “There is word from above ground my most potent of potentates. Armies of the pointy ears and man-things have been seen marching toward the great sand-desert. Scouts say that other forces have been seen coming down from the north as well. What should we do Lord?”

Skitterclaw sneered, there must be something of great value for so many forces to come together, he thought.

“We will show these fools the power of the Horned Rat, of course!”, he exclaimed proudly.

“Yes-yes my Lord”, said the messenger as he got up to leave.

“Where do you think you are going?”, Skitterclaw said in a low voice.

“Why, to take your orders to the commanders of your armies oh powerful one”, the messenger said nervously.

“Then go, fool!”, Skitterclaw commanded.

“Yes my Lord, quickly I go!” 

The messenger spun around and began to scurry out of the burrow. As he did so, Skitterclaw sent a small bolt of warp-lightning into the tail of the poor messenger. The messenger squeek-screamed and leapt into the air as he ran away.

“Smirk at me again, whelp, and you’ll lose that tail!”, Skitterclaw called after the rat-man.

“Yes-yes master, I would never master!”, the messenger called down the tunnel in reply.

Skitterclaw turned back toward his bed thoughtfully, musing on how much warpstone he could get out of this venture.

“i’m going to need slaves this time”, he said quietly. “Lots of them…”

Inspired by Games Workshop’s ‘A Tale of Four Gamers’ article from many moons ago, the lads at Innsmouth Gaming Club are to embark upon a similar feat. Introducing; A Tale of 9 Gamers. To see the player’s updates, CLICK on their army book below.

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Skaven army on the move!

A horde is on the move…

Grey Seer Skitterclaw was anxious. Anxious yet excited. With his limitless talent he had been able to feel the winds of magic growing in the area for the past few months. Warpstone fueled visions had filled his mind with promised riches that would be his if he were to investigate.

Yet a nagging doubt clawed at him, a fear. No, he wasn’t afraid, of course a Grey Seer such as he had nothing to fear from the other, lesser, species of the Olde World. But yet it was there. He tuttered and put it down to the rival clans wanting to take this power for themselves. No other could have it, it was his alone.

Soon the world would see, they would see the power of the Great Horned Rat…

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Skaven secret deployment piece

 

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Curs’d Ettin

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Another monster for the upcoming Battle for Sophia ready to rock!

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See video below – audio a bit dodgy where I’ve handled the tablet!

Rats on rats on rats

So I thought that I’d glue together the last remaining models I had and set out my Skaven army for the big weekend!

Includes…

  • Grey Seer on Bell (and on foot)
  • Plague Priest on Furnace (and on foot)
  • Queek Headtaker
  • Warlord on war-litter
  • Warlord on foot
  • Ikit Claw
  • Deathmaster Snikch
  • 40x Plague Monks
  • 78x Clanrats
  • 56x Stormvermin (34 of which are Queek’s Bodyguard)
  • 3x Weapons Teams (Mortar, Warpfire Thrower & Doom-Flayer)
  • 10x Rat Ogres (+ Packmasters and Skweel)
  • 42x Giant Rats (+ Packmasters)
  • 2x Warp-Lightning Cannons
  • Hell-Pit Abomination
  • Doomwheel
5000+ points of Skaven

Rats on rats on rats