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Get ready for the new release of Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Skaventide!

Get ready for the new release of Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Skaventide!

The anticipation is over! Games Workshop has pulled back the curtain on the latest Warhammer Age of Sigmar launch box, Skaventide, and it's a spectacle to behold. This colossal set marks the dawn of a new era in the Mortal Realms, pitting the valiant Stormcast Eternals against the insidious Skaven in a battle for survival and supremacy. Whether you're a seasoned general or a newcomer to the Age of Sigmar, Skaventide offers a treasure trove of miniatures, lore, and gameplay that promises endless excitement.

What's in the Box?

The Skaventide box is a miniatures crammed with 74 detailed figures split between two formidable forces. On one side, we have the Stormcast Eternals, 24 stalwart champions reforged by Sigmar himself, ready to defend the realms with their mighty hammers and indomitable spirit. Opposing them are 50 Skaven, the treacherous ratmen who bring sheer numbers, dark magic, and twisted technology to the battlefield.

The Stormcast Eternals

Leading the charge are the Lord-Vigilant on Gryph-stalker, Lord-Terminos, and the Lord-Veritant, each bringing unique skills and fearsome resolve. The Lord-Vigilant commands from atop his corvine mount, the Gryph-stalker, while the Lord-Terminos wields the dreaded Blade Terminos, offering a grim release from their cursed immortality. The Lord-Veritant, accompanied by Gryph-crow companions, hunts down chaotic wizards with relentless fury.

Joining them are the Knight-Questor, a hero on a divine mission, and the Reclusians, warriors on the edge of their final Reforging, bolstered by their mortal companions, the Memorians. The skies rain fire with the arrival of the Prosecutors, winged warriors hurling lightning javelins, and the sturdy new-look Liberators
form the unbreakable backbone of the Stormcast legions, ready to hold the line against any threat.

The Skaven

On the Skaven side, chaos reigns supreme with leaders like the Clawlord on Gnaw-beast and the warpstone-devouring Grey Seer, whose magical prowess can change the tide of battle. Warlock Engineers maintain their volatile weaponry while the Ratling Warpblaster spews torrents of warpstone munitions to decimate enemy ranks.

The monstrous Rat Ogors, enhanced by warpstone and Skryre technology, bring brute force and terrifying intellect to the fray. Warplock Jezzails ensure that the Skaven can strike from a distance, and the swarming Clanrats overwhelm through sheer numbers and ruthless ambition.

More Than Just Miniatures

Skaventide isn't just about the stunning miniatures; it's a complete package for immersive gameplay. The set includes a hardback Core Rulebook, a hardback Spearhead: Fire and Jade book, a double-sided board, terrain sprue with built-in range rulers, and a General’s Handbook card deck.

For lore enthusiasts, the 272-page Warhammer Age of Sigmar Core Book is a veritable tome of knowledge, brimming with background information, breathtaking art, and detailed rules. It features battlepacks for Matched Play and Path to Glory, a rules glossary, and comprehensive army rosters.

Spearhead: Fire and Jade Book

This 144-page hardback book introduces the first Spearhead battle pack, offering a smaller-scale game that can be played in under an hour.

Perfect for new players, this new game mode for Warhammer Age of Sigmar provides a quick and accessible experience.

Inside Fire and Jade, you’ll find the rules for the new Spearheads, featuring the Stormcast Eternals and the Skaven, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the double-sided board battlegrounds.

It also includes the rules for the 25 Spearhead boxes, so you have all the information you need in one place.

General’s Handbook Cards

Attention all tournament players! The additional 17-card General’s Handbook deck included in this set is essential for honing your tournament skills. It contains the Season Rules and battle plan cards for the General’s Handbook Season 2024-25, enabling you to kickstart your competitive edge.

Ready for Battle

Pre-orders for Skaventide are now available on our website, with the official release set for 13th July. This launch box is not just a gateway to the new edition of Warhammer Age of Sigmar but a celebration of the hobby itself. Whether you're assembling and painting your miniatures or crafting strategies for your next battle, Skaventide promises a journey filled with creativity, excitement, and epic clashes.

Athena Games will be hosting a variety of events alongside the launch of this new edition covering every aspect of the hobby.

Gear up and prepare to immerse yourself in the thrilling conflict between the steadfast Stormcast Eternals and the cunning Skaven. The fate of the Mortal Realms hangs in the balance, and only the bravest will triumph.

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