Friday, February 22, 2013

Forge World Releases Abaddon and Loken - Photos and Video




These are good times to be a fan of the Horus Heresy.  The first three novels in the series introduced us to the pre-heresy Horus, and his Mournival, which included 40K legend Ezekyle Abaddon and the new character of Garviel Loken.  Well, Forge World has finally released the model of Abaddon and Loken, and it is a beauty.  It also costs a hefty $ 84!

From Forge World:

Ezekyle Abaddon, First Captain of the Sons of Horus and Master of the Justaerin, was one of the most renowned and fanatically loyal commanders of the XVIth Legion. A hulking brute of a Space Marine, whispered rumour had long speculated that he was the clone-progeny of the Warmaster himself. Regardless, Abaddon walked willingly into treachery alongside his master, slaughtering many of his former comrades on the blasted fields of Isstvan III, and soon his name was amongst the most feared and despised of the traitor Horus’ followers.

Garviel Loken once commanded the 10th Company of the Luna Wolves Legion; later the Sons of Horus. He was a well-respected and senior commander, and one of the Mournival, the unofficial cadre of Horus’ closest advisors. His idealism and staunch loyalty to the Emperor and Humanity saw him selected to command the Sons of Horus contingent in the assault against the recidivists of Isstvan III. When the true scope of betrayal was revealed, Loken and his comrades cast aside their Legion name and proclaimed themselves Luna Wolves once more.

Set of two multi-part resin models packed with Legion-specific iconography and supplied in a black presentation box. The figures slot into a large scenic base to allow the fateful duel between the two to be represented. Also supplied with one 40mm and one 20mm base for gaming purposes. Models designed by Simon Egan. You can watch an interview with Simon about his approach to sculpting these fantastic figures here. Available to pre-order now for despatch from Friday the 1st of March.





You can see more photos of Abbadon and Loken and buy a set at Forge World here.

And here is an interview with designer Simon Egan:

2 comments:

immaterium said...

I find it astonishing that so many people on the Facebook page couldn't look past the typo in the base sizes. Yes, it will surely come with a 25mm base for Loken.

Cool kit, just a shame I have so many FW Word Bearers (and now World Eaters) that require my attention instead.

Ataraxean said...

Totally worth the cost to be able to use that Abbadon in place of the current one.

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