With GW’s new Warhammer Day 2022 miniature, it’s time to start dreaming about crusading for the Emperor again. Still, you need someone to lead that crusade, and who is better than the Emperor’s Champion himself?
Let’s start with the newest mini, then go back through time to see them all.
All The Emperor’s Champion Models Through the Years
Entitled Bayard’s Revenge, this astounding model features an Emperor’s Champion triumphing over a mighty Ork Nob. It’s an incredible miniature to add to your collection, an amazing painting challenge, or a splendid centrepiece for a Black Templars force. And what’s more, it’s based on an iconic piece of Warhammer 40,000 artwork.
You’ll be able to pre-order this incredible duel from the 8th of October from the Games Workshop webstore, or you can pick one up from your local shop between the 15th and 23rd.
This model is sure to be hated by Ork players, but honestly, it’s pretty cool, and with the extended pre-order period, everyone should be able to grab one if they really want.
You can still grab some of these on eBay if you really want one in your army for not that many hobby dollars.
Released back in 2015 by Forge World, Sigismund represented the first of many Emperor’s Champions.
Wielding the Black Sword, a paragon blade of ancient and unknown provenance, Sigismund has brought countless warriors and warlords to a bloody end. Now, as the Horus Heresy unfolds, he has turned his consummate skill with the blade against the Traitor Legions, ready to strike down all who oppose the Emperor of Mankind and endanger the Imperium he helped build.
Honestly, this is a pretty cool mini, and it saw a lot of armies through some serious battles. If you love this old version, the good news is that the current primaris one looks pretty similar.
They finally went Primaris with the 2021 release of Black Templars, so at least your champion doesn’t have to be smaller than the rest of your army!
Past, present, or near-future 40k, whichever is your style, there may be an Emperor’s Champion for you!
Are you excited about the new Warhammer Day Emperor’s Champion? What is your favorite version?
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