EXCLUSIVE: GF9 Frost Giant Reaver

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There’s a BIG mini headed your way from Gale Force 9 for all you Storm King’s Thunder players.

Gale Force 9’s series of Giants for use in Dungeons & Dragon’s latest campaign: Storm King’s Thunder is expanding.

They wanted you BoLS readers to get an early peek at this big bad dude:

Coming in September is the new:

Frost Giant Reaver: $40

Resin kit – 5 pieces

“Gigantic reavers from the freezing lands beyond civilization, front giants are fierce, hardy warriors that survive on the spoils of thier raids and pillaging. They respect only brute strength and skill in battle, demonstrating both with their scars and the grisly trophies they take from their enemies.”

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This is part of the GF9 Collector’s series with a total run of 1500 pieces.  He comes unpainted and is massive at 5.5 inches tall and 3.5 inches wide.

Keen eye on the GF9 Store, I’m sure he will be along shortly…

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This guy follows up on the first giant out of the gate, the $50 Storm Giant Royal Guard.

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~ I really like the size to pricepoint on these and can see them being bought by general hobbyists as well as D&D players.

  • Aezeal

    Nice model. I like the aestethic better than the GW giants (GW giant lore makes giants stupid as hell and their models fit that… but I like this better that storm giant especially).
    Nothing to remark on the storm giant but they should not have made the stiches in the clothing of the frostgiant that large imho, it’s not logical to have such a thick wire: not in comparison to the size of the giant itself and certainly not in comparison to the animals which have been robbed of tendons to provide them.

    • ZeeLobby

      Maybe it’s intestine thread?

      • Aezeal

        That makes no sense at all.

        • ZeeLobby

          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catgut

          Er. Gut was used for stitching together wounds back in the day. It’s not crazy to think a giant might have to make giant-sized thread to actually use. I can’t see him using normal sewing thread and needle…

          So it makes more sense then it doesn’t.

          Of course this is totally ignoring that it could just be pieces of rope at this point. I mean he is a giant.

          • Aezeal

            I know what it was used for, catgut was prime stitching material not long ago… but I think it still wouldn’t be more than half as thick as a giants finger , not even if his own gut was used.. let alone gut from a smaller prey animal (I’ve actually done a fair bit of stitching wounds myself and I can promiss you the threads where not half the thickness of my finger). The stitching on his boots is nice.. the ones on his clothing is just… ugly.
            Anyway the Storm giant is better looking with more fine detail.

          • Aezeal

            The Storm giant makes me wish GW makes a Stormcast Giant.. but you’d probably disagree with me on that Zee 😀

            A giant could weak the armor and look a lil bit less bulky but still have lots of the nice details Stormcasts have.
            A Sigmar model?

          • ZeeLobby

            I honestly wouldn’t mind a stormcast giant. I would have preferred if there were basic humans and stormcast were simply giants that joined them in battle. I think that would have been really cool. It’s the closeness of stormcast to the design space of space marines which makes them extremely boring to me.

          • ZeeLobby

            Agreed on storm giant. Just figured Dragongut might actually be as thick as half his finger. he’s already wearing the skulls on his shoulders, so why not.

  • Michael Van Eeckhoute

    hmm he does’nt look big to me. Like instead of putting those big skulls on him put smaller ones on him to show how big this fellow is. Right now he just looks like a big norsman action figure, instead of a giant behemoth.

  • Xodis

    Looks awesome, curious if those are dragon skulls for pauldrons or some other creature.

    • Aezeal

      Yeah frost giants << dragons I'd say.. maybe wyverns though.

      • Xodis

        It almost looks like it has two sets of eye sockets so I was curious if there was some 4 eyes monstrosity I dont know about in Frost Giant territory lol.

        • Aezeal

          I think reptilians often have such a bone structure it’s probably realistic (well for dino’s).