WD Reveals More on New Death Guard Waves

By James Rodriguez | September 26th, 2017 | Categories: Death Guard, News / Rumors, Warhammer 40k

Death Guard Wal Hor

Checkout both the fluff and the confirmed pricing on the two brand new waves of Death Guard releases from the October White Dwarf. 

Games Workshop just gave us a big teaser on what’s due to come out next week. Guard fans will be happy to get their hands on a new codex, but fans of Chaos will also be happy to see four new models coming out. Let’s see what Games Workshop had to say about the Death Guard models going up for pre-order next week.

We’re finally getting the releases of the Tallyman, Plague Surgeon, and Plagueburst Crawler. So let’s take a look at their rules and what we know about them so far.

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Death Guard Scribbus Wretch (Tallyman) $25


WD Death GuardTallyman is a single model unit that costs 60 points, moves 5″, BS/WS 5, Strength 4, Toughness 5, 4 Wounds, 3 Attacks, Leadership 8, and has a 3+ Save. This model is equipped with a Plasma Pistol, Blight Grenades, and Krak Grenades. Festering Zealot is an ability that allows friendly Death Guard units within 7″ to re-roll failed hit rolls.

Seven Fold Chant lets you roll 2D6 every time you use a Stratagem, on a roll of a 7 you get the Command Points back.

Nauseous Rotbone (Plague Surgeon) $25

Plague Surgeon

WD Death Guard

The Plague Surgeon is a single model unit. It comes equipped with a Bolt Pistol, Bale Sword, Blight Grenades, and Krak Grenades. He has a 5″ Move, WS/BS 3+, Strength 4, Toughness 5, 4 Wounds, 3 Attacks, Leadership 8, and has a 3+ Save. Tainted Narthecium allows you to re-roll 1’s for you disgusting resilient saves for firendly Death Guard Infantry models within 3″ of this model. Gene-seed Thief adds 1 to all hit and wound rolls made for this model in the Fight phase when targeting Adeptus Astartes Infantry or Adeptus Astartes Biker units.

Plagueburst Crawler $65

Plagueburst Crawler

WD Death Guard

Plagueburst Crawler costs 110 points with Strength 7, Toughness 8, 12 Wounds, 3 Attacks, Leadership 8, 3+ Save. It comes equipped with a plagueburst mortar, heavy slugger, and two plaguespitters. The plaguespitters can be replaced with two entropy cannons which have a 36″ range, Heavy 1, Strength 8, AP -4, and does D6 damage. The plagueburst mortar has a 12″ to 48″ range, Heavy D6, Strength 8, AP-2, D3 Damage, and can hit units that are not visible to the model

Foetid Bloat Drone $50

Floetid Bloat Drone

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The Foetid Bloat-Drone is not changing much, with it’s power dropping from 10 to 8. But it is getting access to two new weapon options, the fleshmower and the heavy blight launcher.

The fleshmower is a plague weapon with Strength +2, AP -2, does 2 Damage, and each time a Foetid Bloat Drone fights it can make 6 additional attacks with this weapon.

The heavy blight launcher has a 36″ range, Assault 6, Strength 6, Ap -2, does D3 Damage, and it’s a Plague Weapon.

We already have a good idea on how these new models are going to play on the tabletop, but now we’re finally going to get to put the new models into play. We’re starting to see images from October’s White Dwarf, and with it even more Death Guard releases.

Biologus Putrifier $25


WD Death Guard

WD Death Guard

Plague Marine Champion $25

Plague Marine Champion

WD Death Guard

Plague Marine Icon Bearer $25

Plague Marine Icon Bearer

WD Death Guard

Plague Marines $50

Plague Marines

WD Death Guard OCT WD Death Guard Weapons

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So it looks like we’ll be seeing the new Plague Marine Icon Bearer, Plague Marine Champion, Biologus Putrifier, and a new box of Plague Marines coming up for pre-order on October 7th. But will that be the last week of Death Guard releases? Looks like we’ll just have to wait to find out.

Make sure you check back in with us later this week for a complete list and prices this week’s new pre-orders.

What do you think about the new battlefield in a box and Death Guard models? Are you going to be picking any of these up next week?

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About the Author: James Rodriguez

I'm a huge fan of anything tabletop. I play strictly Chaos in Warhammer, and Imperial in anything Star Wars. I spent 8 years in the military. Now I'm happy to be a civilian working with a great group of people. "We are all tyrants. Do not fool yourself. We were bred for nothing else." -Mortarion
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