FW: New Releases “Custodes Infernus Firepikes”

Get your flame  on with new upgrades for the Legio Custodes – Aquilon Terminators with Infernus Firepikes!

via Forge World

Legio Custodes Aquilon Terminators with Infernus Firepikes £49

Although the Tactical Dreadnought Armour project was conceived first and foremost for the use of the Legiones Astartes, it was inevitable given the success of Terminator armour that its principles could also be adapted for Legio Custodes use. The first pattern developed was what became known as Aquilon armour. Advancing yet further upon the Cataphractii Terminator armour patterns, the Aquilon pattern takes into account the enhanced physique of the Legio Custodes as being able to bear more weight and strain than even a Space Marine, and so is fitted with additional integrated power systems and capacitors which make up for some of the limitations of the origin pattern. This allows for the Cataphractii Terminator armour’s famous durability to be retained in the Aquilon pattern, but with a degree of speed and manoeuvrability the former lacks.

This multi-part resin kit contains the components necessary to assemble 3 Legio Custodes Aquilon Terminators with Infernus Firepikes. Sharing much of their components with the standard Aquilon Terminators, they are noticeably more complex-looking than standard Tactical Dreadnought armour, with additional integrated power systems and capacitors adding detail to the model.

They differ from the standard Terminators in that each is armed with an Infernus firepike and Solerite power talon. 3 different helmets are included, with 1 bare head option. The breastplates, pauldrons and top plates are detailed with Imperial iconography, and there are 3 plumes, made up of 2 different designs.

This kit comes as 31 components, and is supplied with 3 50mm round bases. Rules for fielding these models in games of The Horus Heresy are available in The Horus Heresy Book Seven – Inferno.

Legio Custodes Aquilon Terminator Squad £98

Acquire a squad of 6 Aquilon Terminators to field in games of The Horus Heresy with this bundle. It contains 3 Legio Custodes Aquilon Terminators with Infernus Firepikes, wielding their namesake weapon and Solerite talons, and a set of 3 Legio Custodes Aquilon Terminators, each armed with a Solerite power gauntlet, with an option of Adrathic destructor or Lastrum storm bolter in the other hand. Supplied with 6 50mm round bases.


Want the rules for these Terminators? Pick up a copy of The Horus Heresy Book Seven – Inferno!


Simply Enfuego.

  • Alexander Lucard

    Will Custodes ever get full 40K rules for the current edition? GW as really cagey about this at noVA Open

    • God I hope not. I find the Custodes too powerful for 40k. It would be ridiculous. Love the models though. One of the reasons I bought Burning Of Prospero.

      • Alexander Lucard

        Same here. I have Custodes for painting, not playing. However with the fluff saying they are going off Earth, the rank and file Custodes getting stats and the new series of 40K Custodes novels (the first of which is actually really good), it’s more wondering if it is staying just fluff or not as all this seems to be pointing to it eventually happening.

        • TheWanderingJewels

          And the Grey Knights Of Sharp Cheddar are not OP?

      • Red_Five_Standing_By

        Custodes in 40k are not broken in the least. They are good but fragile. If you lose a few guys it can be really disastrous.

        • Electrobix

          Fragile is not a word I assocate with Custodes in 8th.

          • Red_Five_Standing_By

            I have seen them beat over and over again. Just pump shots into them. Each death is a big blow.

            make sure you have line of sight blocking terrain in the middle. Play keep-a-way while you shoot them.

    • DoctorBored

      Remember how OP Grey Knights were in 6th and 7th? Imagine that but even worse for Custodes. Mega-elite, mega-powerful, mega-frustrating to kill. Do you really think that’d be good for the game?

      • uatu13

        Oh, you mean like Magnus, Mortarion, Necrons, Super-Heavies in regular games, etc….?

      • Alexander Lucard

        It’s not a question of it being good or not, or even me wanting it. It’s just noticing that the fluff seems to support it happening coupled with GW saying “no comment” when the question was raised repeatedly at NoVa Open.

        • I_am_Alpharius

          In GW are going to leave the door open. For sure though, Studio guys at events will never-ever, and I mean never-ever* comment on upcoming releases unless they have been told they can. Everything they talk about at these kind of events fits into a planned advertising and release plans. With all due respect, it’s a little naive to think they would. They will alway answer questions they can’t answer, or don’t want to answer, with a “no comment” or some “tongue in cheek” response.

          *well, unless through slip of tongue

      • This is the game where Imperial Knights are their own army.

    • I_am_Alpharius

      If the Custodes and Sisters of Silence kits that have been released have sold in large numbers, then mark my words, the Studio will consider doing them.

      • I know. It just seems a shame. I HATE the fact that this game’s scale is basically just Epic with really large models! I blame most of 40k’s problems on the Imperial Knights.

        Also, I was once told by a GW staffsman that Celestine was getting her own release with the two Seraphim, like they did with Cawl and Voldus. Should he have told me that?

        • I_am_Alpharius

          Don’t see why not. Seems a tad obvious that all the Gathering Storm characters will be released, in time, as individual kits; and to coincide with a suitable release ala Cawl and Boldus.

          • I know it seems obvious, but it does mean plastic Sisters of Battle…

            I can see why people would like large scale kits, box sets and the like, it just doesn’t appeal to me at all.

          • I_am_Alpharius

            Coolio. I’m pretty sure in my belief that Sisters of Battle are in the pipe line. Likely, the models are already done and on hold for the right time to release them. Heck, frankly, It wouldn’t surprise me if designs and sculpts where all ready to go to tooling, a couple of years ago.

          • That would be perfect…
            Still be expensive though…

  • euansmith

    “We heard you’ve got a vermin problem? We’re the Exterminators.”

    I like the way that the pouldrons look like the noses of their vehicles.

  • I_am_Alpharius

    Infernus Firepikes….talk about compensating…you now…wink wink…nudge nudge…say no more…

  • Gamecock13

    Let me know when someone remembers xenos are a thing.

    • Red_Five_Standing_By

      This is a Heresy model. Jeez.

      • Gamecock13

        Truly don’t know how this impacts my comment at all. Heresy, 40K, take a look at Forgeworld’s moel count by faction.

        • I_am_Alpharius

          For years now FW has basically stop doing anything but the HH. It brings in income hand-over-fist for them. Evidently to the point that spending money and resources on other armies being redundant. Little bit sucky for sure, as they make some beautiful Xenos stuff.

        • Red_Five_Standing_By

          Heresy is not going to have many Xenos models. The focus is fully on the Imperium v the Heretics.

          Its like complaining you aren’t getting a Hobbit model when they release a new Blood Bowl team.

          • Gamecock13

            @Red, you jumped to the conclusion I was complaining about Heresy. I was complaining about Forgeworld’s choices to focus on non-Xenos.

            @Alpharius, you’re absolutely correct. I actually reached out them them a few years back and received pretty that exact message back as a response. It does suck, there Xenos models ARE gorgeous.

          • Red_Five_Standing_By

            I don’t understand your point.

            Forge World has lots of different games it needs to support, it just so happens that some (although nowhere near all) the 30k releases can be used in 40k.

            I am sure we will see more true 40k (and thus xenos) models released once we get full codexes for all of the factions.

            Until then, there is a massive backlog of models that Forge World needs to create for 30k and Blood Bowl.

          • Gamecock13

            Take a look at their track record prior to their 30K and Blood Bowl ventures. It still skews Imperium heavily. It is what it is, but I don’t have to like it. This is simply an outlet to say as much.

    • NNextremNN

      How about you let them finish all models for one book before making new for a not existing book? And it’s not like they didn’t already show a new Tiger Shark.

      • Gamecock13

        Again, I don’t know how that has any bearing on my comment. I’m not pleased with just how little their overall focus has been on xenos. Suggesting their business model will change after they finish models associated with a book is kind of off. Under their 40K section alone, they have 436 Imperium models, 235 Chaos, 28 Eldar, 4 Dark Eldar, 35 Orks, 27 Tau Empire, and 14 Tyranid.

        Again…my point is their focus is clearly on dishing out what has made them a profit, which on the face of it makes sense, but also like I said before, I don’t have to like it.

        I’m really not sure where the loyalty to FW’s business model comes from? If you play Imperium, you have to be happy.

        In terms of waiting, I play Dark Eldar. I’ve waited a long, long time. Oh well.