40K: Belisarius Cawl Background & Rules

 

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GW Designer Simon Grant goes over some rules and background on everyone’s favorite newest Ad-Mech Magos. Take a look:


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~More as it comes in.

  • petrow84

    Just can’t unsee the respirator duck-face anymore.

    • ZeeLobby

      It’s Quacktacular!

    • Xodis

      He is always selfy ready!

  • Deacon Ix

    For people who value knowledge, standing on a book in red mud seems a little off..

    • Gooberbaby

      Domination of Knowledge?

      • ZeeLobby

        Yeah, he wraps it in a gimp suit later and leads it around with a leash! Bad knowledge. BAD!

    • Shawn

      I was thinking kind of the same. And now matter where he stands, he’s standing on a book, like make he thinks he’s not tall enough. I’ll most likely get him because he’ll boost my skitarii and space marines, but I’ll model the book in his hand in a reverent posture, if I can manage it.

    • WhenDidVicesBecomeVirtues

      The books is actually CS Goto’s Collected Works. As such it has no knowledge in it worthy of the Omnissiah and he can step upon it without regret.

    • Old zogwort

      Pst you know he is secretly a bad guy right ?

      • Morgrim

        Even Dark Mechanium value knowledge and are likely to do horrible things to someone trampling on a book.

  • Vorsun

    Cawl can grant an invul save to vehicles you say? Well, my Dark Angels certainly welcome him.

  • it looks like it is full of lovely little bits and pieces that would be great for conversions and details. Shame you have to buy the belly crawl model with the others.

  • Brad Parks

    10,000 years old. No Eternal Warrior. Time to get Solitaire gibbed in 3 seconds 🙁

    • Coltcabunny

      He’s a lover, not a fighter.

    • Havik110

      its what i used to think about vect…gw agreed and took him out..

      🙁

  • Bayne MacGregor

    What? People still aren’t talking about the unknown new Mechanicus unit in the artwork of Cawl?
    http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f250/supreme_martian_overlord/what%20is%20that%20there.jpg

    • georgelabour

      I was about to say those are iron striders, then noticed the one you outlined has a faceplate like area…weird.

      Also the sicarian next to Bawl’s left foot (bottom, mid-right side) of the image seems to have a sniper rifle instead of the normal weapons. The head structure seems different from the other two kinds as well, but that could just be artistic interpretation.

  • Jerin Price

    It kind of annoys me GW goes out of their way to make it as hard as possible for xenos and chaos battle brothers to benefit each other and yet every imperial release is specifically designed to do just that.

    • Bayne MacGregor

      Some rumours have said there’s a group-of-eldar-characters box coming too….

  • Jared van Kell

    It looks like I am going to be getting this model to lead my Skitarii/Cut Mechanicus army. I usually play large games and run it as a Cohort Mechanicus with a Battle Maniple as support, so seeing what he could do for it is going to be interesting.

    • Mr.Gold

      yep, at least T6 he will be a lot harder to instant kill then the Dominus (except Force, D etc.)