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Warhammer 40K: Two Dozen New Minis in October, a Dozen Still are Coming!

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Oct 26 2020
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40K has had a banner month in mini releases this October, but we still have a ways to go!

GW is back on track and the miniatures have been rapid-firing out of warehouses and into out locked down hands. It’s been an October unlike any other with perhaps a recorded number of kits hitting the shelves. But even as we can barely handle the release speed, we still have a lot more kits in our future.  Let’s take a look.

From Forty to a Dozen

Just a month back we looked at the roughly 40 new units that had been announced for the Space Marine and Necron ranges, and wondered, – how on Holy Terra could GW get them all out in October. Here we sit with the end of the month in sight and we know what is headed our way this last week to close it out, Deathwatch and Space Wolves. So it’s a perfect time to take stock of what has been released and what is still ahead.

We are putting the already released kits in red italics, and the unreleased kits in black.

Primaris Marines

Captain with Master Crafted Heavy Bolt Rifle

Primaris Chaplain on Bike

Primaris Techmarine

Assault Intercessor Squad

Heavy Intercessor Squad


Bladeguard Ancient

Bladeguard Veteran Squad


Outrider Squad

Invader ATV Squad


Storm Speeder Hailstrike

Storm Speeder Hammerstrike

Storm Speeder Thunderstrike

Eradicator Squad

Firestorm Servo-Turret

Gladiator Lancer

Gladiator Reaper


Gladiator Valiant

Hammerfall Bunker

11 Units Released, 8 units Remain


Royal Warden


Skorpekh Lord

Skorpekh Destroyers & Canotek Plasmacyte



Canoptek Reanimator

New Necron Warriors

New Overlord

Lokhust Heavy Destroyer

Canoptek Doomstalker

Silent King


Void Dragon C’tan Shard

Convergence of Dominion

New Monolith

Hexmark Destroyer

Ophydian Destroyers

New Flayed Ones



16 Units Released, 3 Units Remain

Buckle Your Seatbelts

Not only has GW knocked out both Codexes and  27 new units, almost entirely making its way through the Necron range, but they have had time to fit in things like Titanicus, Warcry, Necromunda, and let’s not forget about Age of Sigmar’s Sons of Behemat.  I have a funny feeling that GW will get the few remaining Necrons out fast to put them to bed and move on with the edition. The Space Marine supplementals offer a good bundle vehicle to tie some of the remaining kits to. For example, Blood Angels or Space Wolves would go great with Assault Intercessors, the Gladiator would go well with Blood Angels, (say with a Baal variant), while Dark Angels sync perfectly with the Storm Speeder.

The Great Beyond

As if these last dozen units aren’t enough, we already know of at least some new Death Guard kits, so the 40K train is just getting up to speed.

With the 4 next codexes already on the way out the door, it’s looking like GW isn’t slowing down, so look sharp. November may just be just as nuts as what we just experienced.

Which unreleased kits are you most waiting for?

Author: Larry Vela
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