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Vexilus Praetor

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The Vexilus Praetors, formidable warriors of the Adeptus Custodes, stand tall and resolute on the battlefield. Clad in golden auramite armor adorned with intricate designs, these elite Custodians are masters of both defense and offense.
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The Adeptus Custodes, revered and revered throughout the Imperium, embody the pinnacle of martial prowess. From the earliest days of the Imperium, they stood alongside the Emperor himself, their presence evoking the grandeur and magnificence of humanity’s master. Just as their weapons and armor reflect their martial glory, so too do the revered vexillas, proud standards carried to war by the most seasoned Custodians. These vexillas serve as a symbol of honor and leadership, rising high above shield companies as they march to battle.

This multipart plastic kit allows you to assemble a squad of 5 Adeptus Custodes Custodian Guard. You have the option to equip them with guardian spears, devastating weapons for engaging both infantry and armored foes, or sentinel blades and storm shields, providing a formidable defense against enemy attacks. Additionally, one model can be assembled as a Shield-Captain, distinguished by a cloak and a choice of 2 heads, while another can be built as a Vexilus Praetor, proudly carrying the revered Custodes Vexilla.

The kit offers great customization and versatility, allowing you to personalize your Custodian Guard and tailor them to your preferred playstyle. Whether you seek to create an elite vanguard force or a stalwart defensive line, the Adeptus Custodes Custodian Guard with their vexillas will inspire awe and instill fear in the hearts of your foes.

Vexilus Praetor Datasheets

What’s in the Vexilus Praetor box

  • x5 Adeptus Custodes Custodian Guards, armed with either guardian spears or sentinel blades and storm shields. 1 model can be assembled as a Shield-Captain, featuring a cloak and choice of 2 heads, and 1 can be assembled as a Vexilus Praetors, carrying Custodes Vexilla.
  • x5 Citadel 40mm Round bases

How to paint the Vexilus Praetor Set

  1. Step 1: Prime the Model
    Start by applying a thin, even coat of Chaos Black spray primer to the Vexilus Praetor. This will provide a smooth surface for the paint to adhere to.
  2. Step 2: Base Colors
    Paint the armor with Retributor Armour, covering all the metallic parts of the model. Use a fine brush to ensure precision and even coverage. For the areas that will be black, such as the cloak, the weapon handles, and any other desired black areas, use Abaddon Black.
  3. Step 3: Detailing
    Take your time to highlight the raised edges and details on the armor using Liberator Gold. This will give the model a shiny appearance and add depth to the metallic surfaces. Use a fine brush and steady hand for accurate application. For the weapon blades and other metallic details, apply Runefang Steel for a polished look.
  4. Step 4: Cloak and Vexilla
    Paint the cloak and Vexilla with Mephiston Red, ensuring smooth and even coverage. This vibrant color will make these elements stand out on the model. Use thin layers and multiple coats if necessary to achieve the desired intensity of color.
  5. Step 5: Additional Details
    Add any additional details and highlights to the model as desired. This could include painting the face, eyes, and other smaller features using appropriate colors such as Cadian Fleshtone for the skin and appropriate shades for the eyes.
  6. Step 6: Varnish and Basing
    Once the paint is fully dry, apply a coat of varnish to protect the model and give it a finished look. Use a matte or gloss varnish according to your preference. Finally, base the model using your preferred method, whether it’s painting the base or using basing materials like sand or grass tufts.

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