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Banelegions Barrow Skeleton Banner Bearer

Banelegions Barrow Skeleton Banner Bearer was completed just in time for the M Con contest the other time. Bought the miniature a while back, wanted to use the miniature as the Warhammer Vampire Count Wright King Battle Standard Bearer. Back then, I was considering ordering the Wright King Battle Standard from GW, until I stumbled upon Banelegions one. Now, GW has the Wright King Battle Standard in finecast. Guess when I am back with my GW mood, then maybe I consider getting it.

Banelegions Barrow Skeleton Banner Bearer
Banelegions Barrow Skeleton Banner Bearer

The Skeleton Banner Bearer I painted it to the same theme as my Vampire Count army. Old wore and rusty armour along with Citadel scab red for the worn and torn tunic. I was pretty inspired by the Banner of Hellfire in the previous edition Vampire Count army book, that I had the sword painted in a sort of green glow. Its like he is carrying some kind of flaming magical weapon.

The Skeleton Banner Bearer is then mounted on a rock slab platform. I imagined the Skeleton Banner Bearer climbing up to a sandy rock terrain to raise his magical banner. The rock slab and his boots area were all dusted with weathering powder. Now he is ready to call upon his magical banner…. Cheers!

Maelstrom Banelegions, Cynuise of Old, Barrow Knight Banner Bearer

Wow, just as I was finishing my Black Scorpion miniature for the contest, my Maelstrom miniatures Cynuise of Old, Barrow Knight Banner Bearer arrived at my mail box. Gosh, this year is gonna be a year for many other make and brands of miniatures coming to my collection and painting.

With the GW embargo, just as I wanted to get a Vampire Count Wright Standard Bearer, I turned to the option of others. The closest I could find was Maelstrom new line of miniatures Banelegions. I ordered the Cynuise of Old, Barrow Knight Banner Bearer to be field as my Vampire Count Standard Bearer.

Banelegion Barrow Knight Banner Bearer
Banelegion Barrow Knight Banner Bearer

Meantime, here’s my first impression. On Maelstrom store, the picture for the Cynuise of Old, Barrow Knight Banner Bearer does not reveal much details for the skeleton warrior. When I decided to order it, I wasn’t really expecting much of the details thought, but I was more interested in the banner, where I could freehand my Vampire icons…

Out of the package, I was surprised that the Barrow Knight Banner Bearer comes in resin. All the while I was having the impression that the Banelegions miniatures are in the usual metal ones. Then the observation comes in, I noticed the details on the armour of the skeleton warrior. The chainmail and the old torn shirt are very refine and detailed. The skeleton face is deep detailed and bony feel. Overall, its pretty good looking, and once painted, I can imagine it to be an outstanding standard bearer! Then I noticed another Banelegions miniatures, the Vagrant Knight, Oh no! Cheers!