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Mortarion, Daemon Primarch of Nurgle

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Mortarion, Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, is a formidable and iconic character in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Towering over his foes, he embodies the putrid essence of Nurgle, the Chaos God of Decay and Plague. Clad in tattered, toxin-infused armor, Mortarion wields a massive scythe known as Silence, a weapon that reaps souls with relentless precision.
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“Pain is an illusion of the senses, fear an illusion of the mind, beyond these only death waits as silent judge o’er all.” – Mortarion

The embodiment of decay and death who has ruled the battlefield for ten thousand years. With his intimidating presence and a retinue of chittering Daemon mites, droning flies, and noxious plague vapors, Mortarion, the Lord of the Death Guard, instills crawling dread in his enemies.

His immense, creaking wings beat with a thudding rhythm, filling the air with the stench of death and leaving opponents gasping for breath as they succumb to the myriad plagues that surround him.

This multi-part plastic kit offers the components necessary to assemble Mortarion, the Primarch of the Death Guard legion. This model stands tall, overshadowing even the mighty Death Guard and leaving Bloodthirsters gazing up in awe.

Adorned in the rusted and rotting Barbaran Plate, Mortarion’s baroque power armor is covered in skulls, spikes, and symbols of Nurgle. Tattered robes, chains, and a decaying cowl hang from his armor, partially concealing the network of pipes that feed his respirator. It is safe to assume that the air Mortarion breathes is anything but fresh and clean, instead tainted with vile spores and disease.

Equipped with two abhorrent weapons, Mortarion is a fearsome adversary. His massive scythe, Silence, boasts a rusted yet razor-sharp blade adorned with brutal chain-teeth, stained with the blood of worlds. It is said to have the power to cleave even a Reaver Titan into pieces.

Additionally, he carries The Lantern, an ancient energy pistol. You have the option to pose Mortarion with the weapons lowered by his side for a more measured stance or in a more aggressive pose.

One cannot overlook Mortarion’s decaying wings, which represent the horror and decay of Nurgle’s hordes. Pockmarks, holes, and tears mar their surface, a testament to their vile nature. Alongside Mortarion, this kit includes additional features.

Two Nurgling Drones, bearing phosphex bombs, dangle from the chains on Mortarion’s armor, while three more Nurglings adorn the base. One carries a Chaos icon, another swings a censer, and the third transports a tank of unspeakably horrid substances. Even the rocks on the base are corrupted by the foul presence of the Daemon Primarch.

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What’s in the Mortarion, Daemon Primarch of Nurgle box

  • x78 plastic components that make this massive figurine. Mortarion, also known as the Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, is one of the most infamous and feared beings in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Once a loyal Primarch of the Emperor of Mankind, Mortarion fell to the influence of the Chaos God Nurgle during the Horus Heresy.
  • x1 Citadel 100mm Round base. This round base serves as the foundation for Mortarion’s figurine. It provides stability and a platform for the entire model to stand on, showcasing the imposing presence of the Daemon Primarch.

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How did Mortarion’s upbringing on the planet Barbarus shape his perspective and eventual transformation into a servant of Nurgle?

Mortarion, the Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, is a significant figure in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. He was originally one of the Primarchs created by the Emperor of Mankind. However, he was raised on the toxic and plague-ridden world of Barbarus, which shaped his perspective and hardened his resolve against tyranny.

What are some distinct physical features or traits that are associated with Mortarion and the Death Guard Legion?

Mortarion is known for his imposing presence and distinct physical features. He is often depicted as a hulking figure clad in decayed, baroque power armor. His body bears the marks of his exposure to toxins and diseases, including pale, sickly skin and a scythe-like weapon known as the Silence.

What was Mortarion’s relationship with his fellow Primarchs and how he was regarded within the Imperium prior to his fall to Chaos?

Mortarion had a complicated relationship with his fellow Primarchs. He was viewed with a mix of admiration and disdain due to his grim demeanor and the ruthless tactics employed by his Death Guard Legion. Some Primarchs, such as Jaghatai Khan and Vulkan, were critical of Mortarion’s methods, while others, like Horus, saw potential in him as a loyal ally.

In the current era of Warhammer 40,000, what are some notable actions or campaigns that Mortarion and the Death Guard have undertaken as they spread the blessings of Nurgle throughout the galaxy?

In the current era, Mortarion and the Death Guard have engaged in various campaigns to spread the blessings of Nurgle. Notable events include the invasion of Ultramar, where Mortarion led his forces against Roboute Guilliman and his Ultramarines, as well as the Plague Wars that ravaged multiple systems in the Imperium. Mortarion seeks to spread Nurgle’s contagions and decay, believing that through suffering and pestilence, true enlightenment can be achieved.

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