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PostSubject: Mismatch Grotesque kit   Thu Mar 14 2019, 21:01

Hey guys, if you could combine any parts from various kits to be sold as the new grotesque kit, what parts would you include?

I used Crypt Horror bodies, talos masks, viles, and the gauntlet. What have other people found useful?

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PostSubject: Re: Mismatch Grotesque kit   Thu Mar 14 2019, 23:57

I am in the middle of this issue as I want to play some Grotesques, but their price is insane.  The other options within Games Workshop are almost as expensive.

I do agree that the helmets and parts from the Talos are great, but as a completed model that looks great, I would go with Privateer Presses Brute Thrall:

Brute Thrall

Currently I invested in 15 Wraithguard/Blades and I love them more than most Eldar/Drukhari kits, but they don't look Drukhari enough. I have decided to add spikey bits and chains to then along with a paint job. I will use them as Shadow Wraith with the Grotesque stats and build etc.
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PostSubject: Re: Mismatch Grotesque kit   Fri Mar 15 2019, 00:01

Nice, that's a sweet idea. Did you get the wraith from start collecting or just buy them as a box? Just check their price s pretty good, 12/model

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PostSubject: Re: Mismatch Grotesque kit   Fri Mar 15 2019, 08:39

I also use bodies from Ogryn as they look beefier than crypt horrors. Then I stick anything I can salvage from wracks and talos to them.
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PostSubject: Re: Mismatch Grotesque kit   Fri Mar 15 2019, 15:54

@RedRegicide wrote:
Nice, that's a sweet idea. Did you get the wraith from start collecting or just buy them as a box? Just check their price s pretty good, 12/model

5 of them were from that. I modified the Wraithlord to be able to use it as a Drukhari Wraithlord or Talos if needed. (Bladed him up etc)
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PostSubject: Re: Mismatch Grotesque kit   Fri Mar 15 2019, 19:26

that brute thrall looks amazing, i feel like it almost makes more sense to have the grotesques a Hodge podge of different models to reflect their construction from corpses and prisoners, sort of how the orks salvage vehicles.
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PostSubject: Re: Mismatch Grotesque kit   Sat Mar 16 2019, 15:59

Brute thrall is only a few dollars cheaper, but i guess it adds up?

Ouu I like that idea - real Frankenstein monster looking

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PostSubject: Re: Mismatch Grotesque kit   Sat Mar 16 2019, 16:09

I copied these, Blighted Ogrun Warspears with Talos parts. They're fine if your store allows 3rd party models but not tournament legal I think.


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PostSubject: Re: Mismatch Grotesque kit   Sat Mar 16 2019, 16:11

They look really good and clock in at $9 for the base model. Nice.

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PostSubject: Re: Mismatch Grotesque kit   Sun Mar 17 2019, 18:36

Yeah my first Grots were Warspear conversions but I wasn't happy with them so I ended up with the now-traditional crypt horror/talos conversions, which I love.

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