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GW Rumor Engine: Flintlock Firearm

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Aug 25 2020

There is a new Rumor Engine in town and it’s packing heat. Come see it for yourself and take a guess at what it could be!

It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for a new Rumor Engine. Games Workshop is going old school with this one. It’s a doozy!

via Warhammer Community

I’ve got questions about this one for sure! Could this be a new Warplock Pistol for the Skaven? It looks cleaner than the Jezzails but the technology is similar:

The Kharadron Overlords also use similar technology – although their pistols look a bit more…cartoony:

The Freeguild Pistoliers also used a variation on the same theme:


It could be any of those or none of them to be fair! All we can really tell is that it’s a humanoid hand with a ring on their finger ready to fire the pistol. Theoretically it could even be something from the Grimdark – perhaps a Rogue Trader is going real old school.

I guess we’ll have to wait and see. But in the meantime, we want to hear your guesses! Let us know what you think about this pistol and who could be wielding it in the comments section. Include some of your logical reasoning as to why you think it is what it is as well – we’d love to know!


Alright Internet – you know what to do. Start your guessing!


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