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Primaris Captain

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The Primaris Captains are an elite breed of Space Marine warriors, revered for their exceptional combat prowess and strategic acumen as they lead their companies into battle. Clad in the formidable Mk X Tacticus power armor, these Captains are unmatched in their determination and unstoppable resolve.
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This versatile plastic kit provides all the necessary components to construct a Primaris Captain. The Mk X Tacticus armor sets these leaders apart, boasting enhanced size and power compared to their predecessors. The Captain wields a choice of either a master-crafted bolt rifle or a master-crafted stalker pattern bolt rifle, equipped with a box magazine and overcharger for devastating firepower. In his left hand, you have the option to model him brandishing a power sword or gesturing to direct his Space Marines towards their obliteration of the enemy.

Enhancing the Captain’s imposing presence is a billowing cloak that gracefully falls beneath his backpack, while an impressive iron halo crowns his head. Notable details include a meticulously sculpted Imperial eagle on the right shoulder pad and intricately crafted laurels adorning the leg plates. Furthermore, the left shoulder pad intentionally remains blank and smooth, providing a perfect canvas for you to easily add your preferred Chapter iconography.

The Primaris Captain kit also offers a choice between two distinct heads: one featuring the Captain bare-faced, exuding unwavering determination, and the other donning a helmet with a targeter positioned over one eye, displaying his tactical acuity.

Primaris Captain Datasheets

What’s in the Primaris Captain box

  • x21 plastic components that make one Primaris Captain, a formidable Space Marine leader, clad in the advanced Mk X Tacticus power armor, wielding a master-crafted bolt rifle or power sword with unwavering resolve, inspiring his troops with his strategic brilliance and unwavering determination.
  • x1 Citadel 40mm Round base
  • x1 Ultramarines-Character Transfer Sheet, which features Captain, Chaplain, Librarian and Lieutenant iconography.

How to paint the Primaris Captain set

  1. Step 1: Basecoating
    Using a medium-sized brush, apply a basecoat of Macragge Blue to the armor of the Primaris Captain. Apply thin layers to ensure smooth and even coverage.
  2. Step 2: Detailing
    Using a smaller brush, paint the trim of the armor, such as the pauldrons and helmet, with a bright gold color like Retributor Armour. Take your time to carefully paint these details.
  3. Step 3: Iconography
    Using a fine detail brush, paint the Ultramarines chapter symbols on the shoulder pads and any other desired iconography with a bright white color like White Scar. This will give the model the distinct markings of the Ultramarines.
  4. Step 4: Weapons and Equipment
    Paint the weapons and equipment of the Primaris Captain, such as the bolter and power sword, with Leadbelcher for a metallic look. Use Balthasar Gold for any gold accents on the weapons, such as the hilt of the power sword.
  5. Step 5: Visor and Optics
    Paint the visor and any optical lenses on the model with a deep blue color like Kantor Blue. This will add a realistic touch to the eyes of the model.
  6. Step 6: Purity Seals
    Using a fine detail brush, carefully paint the purity seals on the model with a beige or parchment color like Zandri Dust. Add small touches of color to the seals, such as red for wax seals or blue for ink.
  7. Step 7: Highlighting
    Using a lighter shade of blue, such as Calgar Blue, gently highlight the edges and raised areas of the armor to create depth and definition. Apply these highlights sparingly for a subtle effect.
  8. Step 8: Wash
    Apply a wash of Nuln Oil or a similar dark wash to the entire model. This will darken the recesses and add shadows, enhancing the overall look of the model.
  9. Step 9: Basing
    Paint the base of the model with a suitable color, such as a brown or grey tone, and add texture using sand or small rocks. Optionally, you can paint the rims of the base with a contrasting color to add a finished touch.
  10. Step 10: Varnish
    Once the paint has dried, apply a protective varnish to the model to safeguard the paint job and give it a professional finish.

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