New Eldar Soar Into Warhammer 40k With Craftworld Release

April 15, 2015 by brennon

It looks like the Eldar (or at least some parts of the Eldar army) are getting themselves an update for Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000. You can head on over and see the Autarch plus new Jetbikes AND the Codex cover for Craftworlds HERE

Flying High

This was the design for the Autarch that we’ve had for a while in Finecast and while it’s an impressive looking model it could do with a more animated updated in terms of it’s posing.

Finecast Autarch

The new Autarch is posed leaping backwards while firing its weapon and is undoubtedly a plastic piece. It would be interesting to see if they included other weapon options for it but I doubt that’s going to happen.

Zooming About!

As well as the Autarchs taking to the skies we also have a look at a new Warlock on Jetbike known as a Skyrunner as well as a unit of updated Jetbikes that improve upon the ones they’ve been stuck with for years…

Eldar JetbikeOnce again this was a very static pose for the Jetbikes and the new sculpts have been altered so that while they retain a similar shape to the old models they’ve been given a sleeker design. The Jetbikes themselves are longer it seems and the riders are leaned forward as you might expect them to be.

New  Codex Supplement

As well as the new models the Eldar are also getting an additional Codex Supplement that allows you to look into making Craftworld centric armies. From the cover art and all the models we’re seeing as updates it appears as if Saim-Hann are a big focus but I’m sure the other armies are catered too just as well. They were certainly the Craftworld most left in the dark by the successive updates to the Codex.

What do you think of the new models?

"...it appears as if Saim-Hann are a big focus [...] They were certainly the Craftworld most left in the dark by the successive updates to the Codex"