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[ERROR] No.17141373 [Reply] [Original] [4plebs] [archived.moe]

So I'm thinking of building a slaaneshi chaos demons army for my first WHFB army. Any tips?
My first thought was to go with a tzeentch theme but pink horrors don't seem that great.

Failing that, fantasy general?

>> No.17141389


Build and make the army that you think is the coolest and would be the most fun.

Once you learn the ins and outs of your fun army, you'll win a lot and have a grand old time doing it.

>> No.17141452

awesome advice, thank you.

>> No.17141625

I've been hunting the internet for a while now, and I've decided i really don't like the look of the Fiends. anyone have pics of cool conversions or 'counts as units? I need inspiration.

>> No.17141759

some guy on dakkadakka is using cold ones

>> No.17141894

Deamonettes surfing on screamers!

>> No.17141927

I've seen some people suggest using Tyranid Raveners for Fiends.

Also, grab that plastic Sorcerer of Tzeentch, replace his head with a Daemonette head, and give him some slaaneshi iconography, bam. Herald

>> No.17141948

>Also, grab that plastic Sorcerer of Tzeentch, replace his head with a Daemonette head, and give him some slaaneshi iconography, bam. Herald

I really like this Idea. Thanks!

>> No.17141986

Can't honestly say I've though much about Daemons. They look like they'd be fun enough to paint if you're really good at doing flesh stuff; honestly, the thought of painting Bloodletters tends to put me off.

>> No.17141997

I use Daemonettes with Gargoyle wings

>> No.17142024

Okay, potentially terrible idea.
For a Plastic Keeper of Secrets, grab the Cygor/Ghorgon kit.
It's large, bovine, has 4 arms. All traits of the early Keepers of Secrets.
The Cygor's single eye could even make a good representation of the gift: "Enrapturing Gaze",

>> No.17142047

[Not Op]
Ooh, those are nice, but Fiends don't get wings.
Would make good Slaaneshi Furies or Screamers though.

>> No.17142058

You can still model wings on them, that doesn't mean they can actually fly. Just look at ostriches and moas and shit. Rule of cool = win.

>> No.17142072

OP here
that is a really nice looking conversion.

I've also been considering going a bit towards the medusa route and sticking deamonette torsos on snake bodies

>> No.17142082

Put glue on the bases and dust them with real cocaine. slaanesh would like that.

>> No.17142090

gotta sprinkle crack rocks on there as well for the 3d terrain effects

>> No.17142101

also if the venomthrope werent 23 dollars Id like to steal the tentacles

>> No.17142168

Thanks! It's for 40k and they have a 12" Charge. So in my mind it made sense.
Yeah, that's what I was going for too. Pic related. My greenstuff-ing isn't all that great so the body is rough. The ravener bodies are just to big for the feminine form I was going for.

>> No.17142191

the snake body is a count-as mount for the herald...I wanted to do it for the Fiends but I just got too lazy

>> No.17142236

I like that color scheme

>> No.17142257

anyone know of an appropriately sized octopus mini? could make for a good lower body

>> No.17142375

Here's some converted fiends.
First some Daemonettes on Goblin-spider rider bodies.

>> No.17142382

Next, some fiends converted from Spawn of Chaos.

>> No.17142386

Lastly, these were made from a combination of daemonettes and bloodletters.

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>> No.17142420

>using new daemonettes instead of sexy old ones

>> No.17142428

that's ab awesome idea

>> No.17142448


I know very little about Chaos, anyone have comparisons between the new and old ones?

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>> No.17142465

the "old" ones were these (actually, they don't correspond to the oldest designs, and the oldest daemonettes miniatures were simply coarser versions of the current ones) and /tg/ prefers them because they look prettier and have more titties, despite being less fluff-accurate and uneasy to convert.

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>> No.17142507

>sexy means you get to see boobs

>> No.17142515

That's some double-plus ungood English you're sporting there, sport. Try "difficult" or "arduous."

>> No.17142525

>double-plus ungood

>> No.17142542

>lust daemon
>pic related
pic one

>> No.17142649

hot damn those look good

also dumping stuff from my recently re-org'd slaanesh folder!

this is a bloodletter conversion that I found and kinda want to try out for my second unit of fiends. (considering I already have 4 of the metal fucks)

>> No.17142665

this was a custom job done by a person posting under the name "fifth miracle" on CMON, I bought one of the daemon princesses he made but I really want one of these, which he never made available for purchase.

>> No.17142669

Male daemonettes? So, like incubi or something?

>> No.17142679

this is one I saw posted on /tg/ recently, I thought the conversion was decently done and I rather like the idea of a daemonette having a syringe arm.

>> No.17142721

Slaaneshi deamons are supposed to be hermaphroditic in nature, but nothing says they can't lean more toward male. anyway I think they look good and the conversions are not that hard to do provided you have all the pieces to do it.

moving on, this is one of the daemon princesses I was talking about earlier, they were for sale on ebay for a while, I'm not sure if fifth miracle is still making them though.

>> No.17142735

how bout we get some tanks up in here, everyone likes tanks!

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>> No.17142757

I love this model and what can be done with it but I cannot stand that there is no replacement head for the twin assassins. oh well.

>> No.17142780


Goblin Spider/Daemonette -Taur hybrid conversions perhaps? That's what I suggested a friend, but then he had alot of them spiders laying around.

>> No.17142798

I honestly never liked the look of them, yeah they can look good if you do them well, but I have never really been a big fan of them.

on another note, how bout them banners?

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>> No.17142819

You might be one of the better namefags, but 40k is that way --->

There are so many good Fiend ideas here... and most of them would double as Seekers.

Personally, I like the 3rd Edition (the 2nd generation) Daemonettes. They have big claws.

The current plastics are pretty boring but when you have all three of those versions in one big mob, it looks pretty cool. >>17142542
The old, old daemonettes were pretty bad. I'm glad I have no desire to field some of them in my mob.

I reckon that's the one thing I love most about Daemons of Chaos: You can just throw anything and everything in there and it'll generally work on a visual level.

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I always wondered who bought those. The guy can't sculpt for shit. They have as much detail as a barbie doll.

>> No.17142837

By the way, this is called the ... something face. It's a very simple optical illusion. Press a face into greenstuff creating an indentation. Bring the banner to level. Done.

Forgot to post what it was in another thread when people asked.


>> No.17142843

>You might be one of the better namefags, but 40k is that way

well I'm glad at least one person feels that way, but alright I'll chill on the 40k stuff.

>Personally, I like the 3rd Edition (the 2nd generation) Daemonettes. They have big claws.

I have to agree I liked them a bit as well, and I will also agree that having a "mixed" unit of all three would be pretty cool.

as for the bog standard "new" deamonettes being boring I find that paintjobs also lend themselves to causing this, daemonettes are on of the few models I think NEED to have a bright and vibrant paint job to look good. Which makes me wonder why they painted most of the daemonettes in the codexes flesh with a few splashes of other color here and there.

>> No.17142864

it actually looks better in person, though admittedly the hooves could have been better.

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>> No.17142939

gonna have to duck out here, got some papers that need doin' might find this thread later though, later guys.

>> No.17142956

>dat crotch-level lense flare

>> No.17142990

had to do a double-take there

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>> No.17144167

Oh god, I lost it so hard.

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Suddenly I find myself in /d/

>> No.17144199

All Slaanesh WHFB daemons? Yeah, don't.

I have it, had it since the last Hordes of Chaos, and managed just fine (minor victories/defeats), especially with the Storm of Chaos list. Then came Daemons of Chaos and I can barely make a draw. I guess it's my fault for not having a Keeper of Secrets (just a prince, which are utter shit now), and without one, Slaaneshi daemons lack all punch. You got S3 all around with some S4 from Fiends. That's it. It's like playing IG with just lasguns and bolt pistols.

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