BREAKING NEWS: New Space Marine Reivers Revealed!

I was on the fence about Primaris Space Marines. I felt the Intercessors looked good, but somewhat dull. I thought the Inceptors looked like flying nuns with wimples flying out the back.

Reivers... I think I could happily build an army around these guys. Or maybe even an entire army out of them

I'm actually going to hold fire on a full rules analysis. Judging from the new equipment reveals, I think these are going to be one of the best units in the Space Marine arsenal. I want to give them a proper going over... with maths!

What we have revealed today:

Grav Chutes
Having pinched an idea from the Grey Knights, the above Reiver has added some bits to his power pack which allow him to fly... ish. We don't know what these do beyond giving new deployment options, but it's hardly a stretch to assume this is some kind of deep strike wargear.

Grappling Hooks Hard to say what these will do, but they'll either allow the Reivers to ignore terrain, or they'll do the cool Khar…

"Limited time" Birthday Battle Brother

Where limited is about a year.

This year's anniversary model is unsurprisingly a Primaris Space Marine.

primaris space marine captain games wrokshop birthday
Taken from Warhammer Community
Not a bad looking model, this is a Primaris Captain. Worth getting if you're not too enamoured with the other captain being released soon:

primaris space marine captain
Not as special as the above Captain
These two are very similar, but I have to admit there's something a little better about the Birthday Battle Brother.

The Birthday model will be available whenever your local shop has its opening day anniversary. It will effectively be available all year if you're willing to travel for it.

Other than that, not much to say. With 8th Edition released, most table toppers are feverishly putting together models. enjoy the quiet time for now until the next big update. probably the Primaris Space Codex.

Until next time!

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