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Warhammer Quest: Darkoath Chieftain

Of all the heroes in this 2016 Silver Tower set, this one is my favourite.

He’s also the least ‘heroic’. I’m not sure if that’s related. The Darkoath Chieftain is a throwback to the barbarian of the original Warhammer Quest set. However this one is more chaos aligned than the previous heroic barbarian.

It made the approach to painting interesting, as this character isn’t exactly ‘with’ the other heroes, but he is still opposed to the minions of Tzeentch.

In the end I broke out the browns, especially the contrast paints, for this model. There’s a small amount of gold chasing here and there, but otherwise the yellow spot on his base is the brightest point of the model. The metallic areas were done by painting Black Templar over a white or grey undercoat and then taking a metallic paint to the edges. I like how this came out.

5 comments on “Warhammer Quest: Darkoath Chieftain

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  2. Pete S/ SP
    November 23, 2020

    He looks really great.



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    • davekay
      November 23, 2020

      thanks again, Pete!


  3. Argentbadger
    November 24, 2020

    Nice. Perhaps more ‘anti-hero’ than ‘hero’. I love the base too.

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