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Unboxing The Biologus Putrifier

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Oct 7 2017
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Join us as we wade into the Biologus Putrifier’s new kit!

Of all the Death Guard Characters that are part of the army the Biologus Putrifier helps unlock some of the meanest combos in the book. We’ve got our hands on the new sprue and have given it a once over and it looks pretty fantastic!


As far as models go this one is on par with all the other Death Guard releases. Which is to say it looks impressive. All of the details on the kit are sharp and crisp. The potion racks also look really detailed a cool – and speaking of that also solves one of the rumor engines:

Good stuff! In terms of in-game impact we have written about what this guy can do multiple times. But in case you missed it, with a full sized Plague Marine squad the combination of his Blight Racks ability plus Blight Bombardment & Veterans of the Long War Stratagems can do the following:

  • This is 20d6 Blight Grenade attacks!
  • These Grenades are: S4, AP -, D 2, Plague Weapon (rerolls 1’s to wound)
  • These Grenades hit on a 3+
  • These Grenades do a BONUS Mortal Wound on top of everything else on each To-wound roll of 6 (THANK YOU Biologus Putrifier)
  • You get a +1 on the To-Wound rolls due to Veterans of the Long War. (so effectively 5 & 6s on your to-wound rolls, trigger the bonus Mortal Wounds)


So Death Guard players out there – you’ve got a great new character kit who’s got a fantastic ability to add to your arsenal. He’s up for Pre-Order this weekend!

Biologus Putrifier

The great labour of the Death Guard is to spread Nurgle’s bounteous gift to every corner of realspace. The Biologus Putrifiers have a vital role to play in this process, for it is they who refine the batches of diseased slurry brewed by the Foul Blightspawn, and distil them to the utmost potency. From their backs dangle racks of blight grenades, churning with the latest strains of noxious plagues. With each volley of hurled ordnance, their epidemic spreads; injector pistols unleashing concentrated doses of foulness into their targets.

This multi-part plastic kit contains the components necessary to assemble a Biologus Putrifier. He’s clad in the usual corrupted, rusting armour of the Death Guard, with plenty of the Nurgle symbolism and sinister emerging tentacles you’d expect (as well as burn marks and melting panels, possibly due to the caustic potions he experiments with) – but the standout feature is the enormous rack of blight grenades that hangs from his back, covered in a dozen or more plague-filled explosive containers ripe for the picking. He wields an injector pistol, which he is posed in the act of reloading with a vial of some unpleasant concoction; a tentacle also grips a plague knife. Even the breathing apparatus on his helmet features a proboscis-like extrusion – all the better for sensing the results of his experiments.

This kit comes as 10 components, and is supplied with a Citadel 40mm Round base.


Beware the Death Guard Grenade Storm!


Author: Adam Harrison
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