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Forgefiend

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Equip your Chaos Space Marines, Thousand Sons, or World Eaters army with a powerful Heavy Support option that wields guns, choosing between burning ectoplasma or devastating cannon shells, while embodying a terrifying amalgamation of machine and daemon, offering a variety of head options to customize its appearance.
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Prepare to witness the devastating might of Forgefiends, as these daemon engines unleash death and destruction upon enemy forces from a distance. With their imposing bodies fused with colossal warp-welded weaponry, Forgefiends become instruments of chaos on the battlefield. Guided by the vengeful daemonic intelligence bound within their metallic shells, they effortlessly scythe through hordes of enemy troops and unleash searing blasts that leave glowing craters in even the sturdiest targets.

Constructed from high-quality multipart plastic, this kit allows you to assemble your very own Forgefiend, a predatory daemon engine designed for long-range annihilation. Its monstrous and fearsome form seamlessly combines warped metal and twisted flesh, adorned with intricate mechanical details such as vents, wires, cables, pistons, and segmented plates.

The Forgefiend offers a versatile selection of armaments, including a pair of heavy hades autocannons capable of spewing forth a relentless hail of shells, or the option to equip it with a pair of ectoplasma cannons for unleashing superheated blasts that melt through enemy defenses. In addition to its varied armament choices, the kit also provides the option of two distinct heads – one featuring snapping jaws, while the other showcases an in-built ectoplasma cannon for an extra touch of menacing visual appeal.

Witness the unholy fusion of malevolent machinery and daemonic essence embodied by the Forgefiend as it reigns terror upon the battlefield. The warped and twisted design elements make it a captivating centerpiece for any Chaos Space Marines army. Prepare to unleash devastation from afar, obliterating all who dare to stand against the forces of chaos.

What’s in the Forgefiend box

  • x67 plastic components that make the Forgefiend miniature. This kit can alternatively be assembled as a Maulerfiend.
  • x1 Citadel 120x92mm Oval Base

How to paint the Forgefiend set

  1. Step 1: Basecoat
    Begin by applying a basecoat of black paint to the entire model, ensuring complete coverage. For example, you can use a black paint like Abaddon Black or any other black paint of your choice.
  2. Step 2: Metallic Parts
    Use a metallic silver paint to carefully paint the mechanical and metallic components of the Forgefiend, such as vents, wires, pistons, and segmented plates. This will bring out the intricate details. For instance, Leadbelcher is a suitable choice for metallic parts.
  3. Step 3: Contrast Colors
    Apply a contrast paint to the black areas of the model to create shading and depth. Consider using a dark brown or dark red contrast paint to add visual interest and enhance the details. Fyreslayer Flesh and Flesh Tearers Red are two good options for this.
  4. Step 4: Weaponry
    Paint the weaponry of the Forgefiend using metallic or energy colors. For example, you can use a metallic silver paint for autocannons or a vibrant color like Moot Green or Talassar Blue for ectoplasma cannons.
  5. Step 5: Flesh and Organic Parts
    For the twisted flesh and organic parts of the Forgefiend you can use a flesh-toned paint such as Rakarth Flesh or Cadian Fleshtone. Apply the paint carefully to capture the grotesque appearance of the daemon engine’s organic components.
  6. Step 6: Details and Highlights
    Using a lighter silver paint, highlight the edges and prominent areas of the metallic components to add depth and a metallic sheen. For example, Ironbreaker can be used for this purpose.
  7. Step 7: Optional Weathering
    For added realism and battle-worn effects, you can apply weathering techniques to the model. Dry brushing with a lighter metallic paint can create scratches and worn textures, while using a brown or black wash can add depth to recessed areas.
  8. Step 8: Varnish
    To protect your paint job and give it a finished look, apply a layer of varnish over the model using a matte or gloss varnish, depending on your preference. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for drying times and application methods.

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