The Tyranid Warrior models offer a staggering variety of options, allowing for customization and personalization. With three distinct poses and every combination of weapons available on the frame, you have a wealth of choices. Prepare to be amazed by the selection, which includes three pairs of lash whips, spinefists, devourers, rending claws, scything talons, deathspitters, boneswords, a venom cannon, a barbed strangler, and flesh hooks. You can mix and match these weapons to arm your Tyranid Warriors according to your strategic preferences.
Furthermore, this kit presents the opportunity to create a Tyranid Prime, a standout figure with its own distinctive features. The Tyranid Prime stands out with a unique chest plate, head and crest, shoulder guards, and the option to add a scythed tail.
To further enhance your Tyranid Warriors, the kit includes adrenal glands and toxic sacs to equip the entire unit. Additionally, you have a choice of four different faces for the Warriors, allowing you to add individual character to each model
What’s in the Tyranid Warriors box
- x89 plastic components with which to make 3 Tyranid Warriors, or 2 Tyranid Warriors and a Tyranid Prime.
- x3 Citadel 50mm Round Bases.
How to paint the Tyranid Warriors set
- Step 1: Basecoat
Begin by applying a basecoat to the Tyranid Warriors’ chitin plates using a suitable color like Naggaroth Night or a similar vibrant hue. Use a medium-sized brush to ensure smooth and even coverage on the larger surfaces.
- Step 2: Skin and Details
Paint the exposed skin areas and finer details of the Tyranid Warriors using a contrasting color like Pallid Wych Flesh or a complementary shade. Use a small brush for precision when painting the intricate details such as claws, fangs, or eyes.
- Step 3: Carapace Highlights
Add highlights to the carapace by using a lighter shade of the base color or a brighter tone like Xereus Purple or Genestealer Purple. Apply these highlights selectively to the raised areas, edges, and contours to create depth and emphasize the texture of the exoskeleton.
- Step 4: Bio-Weapons
Paint the bio-weapons of the Tyranid Warriors with contrasting colors to make them stand out. For example, you can use vibrant shades like Mephiston Red or White Scar for flesh hooks, or a toxic green like Niblet Green for venom cannons. Apply thin layers to build up the color gradually.
- Step 5: Detailing
Add additional details to the Tyranid Warriors, such as highlighting the eyes with a bright color like Flash Gitz Yellow or adding a glossy effect to the mouthparts using Ardcoat. Take your time to bring out the unique features and character of each model.
- Step 6: Basing
Paint the base of the Tyranid Warriors to match your desired theme or battlefield environment. Add texture using sand or small rocks and paint it accordingly. Enhance the base further by adding grass tufts or other scenic elements for a finished look.
- Step 7: Varnish
Once you are satisfied with your paint job, protect it by applying a layer of varnish. This will ensure the longevity of your work and protect it from wear and tear. Choose a matte, gloss, or satin varnish based on your preferred finish.