40K: Xenos Armoured Assault Bundles UNBOXED

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Today we unbox all six of the new Xenos Armoured Assault boxes from GW. Are they worth the price?

First off these look to be a great small investment to get up and going in a new army, OR to augment an existing one with another fast moving infantry selection. On the Xenos side the boxes are all $55-$60 retail, and on average are around 30% off retail price.

This time around Games Workshop did not put new formations in these bundles, which may be an indicator that a new edition is truly on the way soon for Warhammer 40k. It is unclear at this time if we will see new rules outside of supplement books in the near future.

Here’s the break down of all the values on these sets, including the Imperium (and Chaos) ones we cover in another video!

Dark Eldar Kabalite Skysplinter
Raider – $37.25
Kabalite Warriors – $29
Individual MSRP – $66.25 – 17% Off

Tau Optimised Pathfinder Team
TY7 Devilfish – $38
Pathfinder Team – $35
Individual MSRP – $73 – 25% Off

Tyranid Tervigon Brood Progenitor (Retail $60)
Tervigon – $57.75
Tyranid Termagant Brood – $29
Individual MSRP – $86.75 – 30% Off

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Orks Trukk Boyz
Trukk – $37.25
Ork Boyz – $29
Individual MSRP – $66.25 – 17% Off

 

Necron Warrior Ark Phalanx (Retail $60)
Ghost Ark – $49.50
Necron Warriors – $36.25
Individual MSRP – $82.75 –  27% Off

Eldar Dire Avenger Skyblade
Wave Serpent – $44.50
Dire Avengers – $35
Individual MSRP – $79.50 – 31% Off

Checkout the contents of the Xenos bundles in our unboxing & review below!

  • Kritarion

    Savings of 0.17%? Oh my oh my oh my. Math isn’t everybodys strong point, I get it.

  • Defenestratus

    The Eldar box isn’t so much of a deal when you realize that they used to sell 10 dire avengers for the same price.

  • ZeeLobby

    Wasn’t this like JUST posted yesterday? (including bad math?)

    • lmn118

      This is the other half of the pointless unboxing with bad math.

      • ZeeLobby

        Well as long as they kept the math bad, lol.

        • bobrunnicles

          It’s all about consistency lol 🙂

          • Deacon Ix

            It doesn’t matter if your worng as long as your consistently worng.

    • Roughneck

      You should criticize the articles or people will tell you off for expecting a adequate level of reporting, that’s not to bait you in 😉

      • ZeeLobby

        Oh every day is a new and exciting bad article experience here on BoLS :D.

        • Roughneck

          As I said be careful, I just got an earful on the Dwarf Blood Bowl article for slating it as baiting and inaccurate

  • piglette

    My armies have the smallest savings 🙁

  • Severius_Tolluck

    no, new formations are not included because a new edition is coming … no new formations are not included because it is simply a single troop choice with transport as a single click purchase….. Where do you come up with this stuff sometimes…
    It’s no different then the old bundles of yore, like the iron fist box, or the space marines with rhino….

    • orionburn

      Do all of the start collecting boxes have special formations in them so you can use them in other armies? I can see why people might expect a formation, but come on…lol. It’s a basic troop choice. That might be a sign we’ve jumped the shark on formations when a basic troop choice should be special.

    • Walter Vining

      not having formations has nothing to do with a new edition LMAO.

      • Sebastien Bazinet

        That’s what he said, hence the comma in his first sentence.

  • orionburn

    I’m digging the Nid box. That’s only $2.25 more than buying a Tervigon on its own. Dayum. The big Nid boxes are still the better deal around, but this coupled with the start collecting box is almost equal to the old Wrath of the Hive Mind boxed set.

  • Tiernoc

    It’s a damn shame that pretty much every Necron player EVERYWHERE has an abundance of Warriors. If it were the Doom Scythe + 2 boxes of Immortals, I’d bet more people would buy it.

    Or hell, even a Ghost Ark + Immortals, you would have people buying it to build the Doomsday Ark (from the Ghost Ark box) and the Immortals boxes to build Deathmarks (or even keeping the Immortals?).

    • BrassWitch

      It’s a great box for beginners (which is the point, really). This plus the start collecting make a rather nice 800-ish CAD. And well, warriors+ark are better than immortals+croissant in almost all cases.

    • Red_Five_Standing_By

      I know quite a few Necro players who only have immortals 😉