Deathshroud bodyguards have been completed…Come and check them out!
Mortarion’s personal guard are now ready to hit the tables in support of their mighty – albeit slightly slimy – patriarch.
As mentioned in a previous post, I combined some Betrayal at Calth cataphractii termies with Putrid Blightkings bits. The result is a motley crew of bodyguards.
The scythe is a sword bit from the Putrid Blightkings, combined with a piece of wire and then paper strips for the grip. I also recycled smoke launchers for the majority of the plaguespurt gauntlets; I also made a mold of the mace on one of the Dark Vengeance Chosen and in turn used this as a gauntlet as well.
I also had a few scythes from Kromlech, so I applied those to some of the models. Unfortunately, their resin is very brittle, so I had to extend some of the handles with wire, if not replacing it altogether. This model’s scythe borders on the smallish side, but I reckon it will cut through flesh and armor just the same.
Ha This gentleman’s arm pretty made him a shoe-in for a plaguespurt gauntlet wielder. I really like how he turned out, with the dripping maw in the torso and other nurgly goodness.
Here’s a group shot with the big man himself:
I also finished up a trio of Foetid Bloat-drones, with a heavy blight launcher on one model (the barrels were built out of the plastic tube from a writing pen).
And, I touched up a slightly modified unit of Dark Vengeance termies, giving them the nurgle treatment and hence running them as Blightlord termies:
With the addition of a daemon prince and/or chaos lord, I now have a fun Death Guard army to play. So far, it is 0 for 2, but each game has been a blast and a laugh.
The deathshroud are about as slow as anything, but they hit like trucks and keep Morty alive long enough to usually do some damage. I will tweak the list as I have time, but until then I will enjoy playing it out.